The HIKE2 Leadership Team consists of veteran, innovative, and creative business and technology leaders.
With over 20 years of experience in CRM systems and more than a decade in the Salesforce ecosystem, Amanda brings an unrivaled level of expertise to her role as a principal of HIKE2. With a focus on experience-led digital solutions and emerging technology, she brings teams together to collaborate and innovate.
Michael brings more than 30 years of executive leadership in the technology industry. He has held several advisory roles driving enterprise transformational strategy, design and implementation initiatives. With an emphasis in business development and strategy, Michael helps our clients create a business vision for innovation and growth.
Senior Client Partner
With more than 35 years of solving complex technical and business problems, Matthew guides our clients through transformational initiatives to achieve tangible benefits. Matthew leads our Hike2 teams in successful engagements with our clients. His expertise is in understanding requirements, estimating projects, negotiating mutually beneficial contracts, and leading teams of consultants, developers, architects, and specialists in successful projects, solutions design, and process improvement, coupled with ongoing end-user support.
Director, Consulting Services
Christina is passionate about and dedicated to client and project success. With over 20 years of experience in consulting and the Salesforce ecosystem, she has worked on projects both large and small across many industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and technology. Christina leads delivery team members to provide exceptional results to clients through application of best practices and proven methodologies.
With nearly a decade of experience working with clients across industries to implement and empower teams on a suite of modern technologies, Nate brings a range of expertise to his work as a Client Advisor at HIKE2. With his high enthusiasm and focus on internal and external collaboration, he helps clients identify and deliver on complex transformation programs at scale. Previously, he has held similar roles at organizations such as Bluewolf (acquired by IBM) and Simplus (acquired by Infosys).
Sharon is an accomplished executive with over 35 years of experience in management and technical consulting, product and program management, technology strategy and delivery, and portfolio management. She brings significant experience in transforming technical organizations in the health care, health insurance, financial services and medical device industries in environments spanning Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial businesses to her role as a principal at HIKE2.
Director, Development & Integration Services
Art brings 20 years of consulting and engineering experience to HIKE2. He has deep expertise in Salesforce development, integrations (including Mulesoft) and has been successful in developing solutions for several industries including manufacturing, automotive, construction, and healthcare. Art is passionate about helping organizations solve complex problems through the design of automated solutions.
Michael has 25 plus years of experience in the manufacturing and distribution sectors and brings over 15 plus years of working with CRM (Salesforce.com) and SAP. A proven leader in process improvement and driving efficiencies, he has experience in coordinating global projects and leading international implementations of Salesforce.com in high-volume, fast paced environments. Michael is a change leader, who brings best practices and a positive attitude as he is dedicated to the success of bringing strategies and opportunities to reality.
Chief Operations Officer
Over his 17-year career at Summa Technologies, Dan McDermott served several positions, including Chief Delivery Officer, where he oversaw all aspects of service delivery to ensure client projects were profitability delivered with high quality. Following the company’s acquisition, McDermott joined CGI, a global IT consulting firm, in 2017, where he held his most recent position as VP of Consulting Services for the Great Lakes Business Unit where he was accountable for all business and delivery activities for CGI’s non-banking clients in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Detroit metro areas. McDermott’s 22 years of experience in I.T. Professional Services and skills in consulting services and project management make him an excellent addition to our leadership team.
Director of People and Talent
Rebecca Kerr has served as an HR professional for over a decade in a wide variety of sectors such as healthcare, technology, and social work. Previously, Kerr held roles at Campbell Soup Company, Bayer, Henry Schein, and several other smaller companies. Her expertise in talent acquisition, strategic planning, and employee relations will be crucial to help build the future of the HIKE2 team and strengthen the corporate culture.
Director, Managed Services
With more than a decade of experience in the Salesforce ecosystem, Kelly has managed the configuration, training and implementation for sales teams of more than 100 users. She has also designed, developed and implemented solutions that support business processes across several industries, including healthcare, nonprofits, legal, oil & gas, and manufacturing.
Amy has 30+ years of finance experience that she brings to her role with Hike2. She spent 17 years with Summa, an IT consulting firm, before holding positions with a diverse range of large and small companies in the Pittsburgh area. These include the transportation, law, and market research areas.
Director, Talent Acquisition
A passionate and dedicated professional with more than 15 years in the talent acquisition space, Kimiya merges her love of recruiting with her expertise at hiring within the Salesforce Ecosystem. Prior to joining HIKE2, she led Salesforce recruiting efforts with global Salesforce Partners such as IBM and CGI. She brings her enthusiasm and knowledge of Salesforce hiring trends to help generate the best players for the HIKE2 team.
Director of Solutions
Mike is an innovative executive with thought leadership in the legal vertical and years of experience leading high-performing teams to drive revenue growth, build customer relationships, and foster collaboration and continuous learning. He has a record of successfully leading and managing diverse teams of engineers and architects at Salesforce, spanning Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Experience Cloud, while driving business growth through various strategies.
Director of Partnerships & Alliances
For the last 18 years, Chip has been a Salesforce customer, consultant, and employee. An entrepreneur at heart, he takes the initiative when developing and executing sound business strategies from concept to commercialized solutions. With a proven record of exceeding goals and delivering results in fast-paced channel partner environments, Chip is focused on GTM activities with Salesforce and building strategic partnerships to drive corporate growth goals.