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Chairman & CEO
As Chairman & CEO, Jason’s primary responsibility is the creation, communication and implementation of the organizations vision, mission, and overall direction. Jason focuses on the development of the strategic plan in order to advance the company’s mission and objectives. He oversees the daily operation of the company insuring efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. Jason believes in identifying and developing leaders that are capable of adapting to the ever-changing environment of the global marketplace.
Prior to IMMERGE, Jason served as President and Co-Founder of 2020 Companies. Under Jason’s leadership, the company realized unprecedented growth, generating revenue in excess of $300M in a four year period. This success led to the sale of the company to Golden Gate Capital and JP Capital in early 2008. Jason’s responsibilities included overseeing Sales, Business Development, Recruiting, and Training. Jason helped change the face of the direct sales industry through the negotiation of industry leading contracts with over a dozen Fortune-500 Clients such as Verizon, AT&T, QWEST, and TXU.
Earlier in his career, Jason was Vice President of Encore Marketing Group, where he built a sales force of over three hundred representatives across eight geographic markets. Jason started his management career at XO Communications, and continued on with MCI, where he built the company’s largest region for the Small and Medium Business division in Southern California.
Jason earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Elon University. He and his wife, Lisa, reside in Denver, Colorado with their children Dylan and Emily. Jason enjoys the outdoors by running in the early morning and spending time with his family.President
As President for IMMERGE, Kristina manages current client relationships as well as seeking new relationships and opportunities. She works to create and maintain successful partnerships for both our internal and external clientele.
Prior to IMMERGE, Kristina was the Vice President of Business Development at Data Exchange where she developed and maintained relationships with some of the largest Utility Companies both domestically and internationally. Prior to Data Exchange she owned and operated Quick Response Outsourcing, a fast growing Third Party Verification company that delivered solutions to their clients that was years ahead of the industry.
She believes a great business is based on successful relationships which has been the basis for her developing strong and loyal relationships both internally and externally.
Kristina and her husband Raul reside in Denver with their 2 children Joshua and Jacob. The family are big sports fans and usually can be found at a baseball field on most weekends.COO
As COO of IMMERGE, Jason collaborates with the CEO on all aspects of the company. Jason is integral as he provides recommendations and advice management in making key changes and planning of company-wide issues and business decisions.
Jason believes “There is always a way” and instills this attitude across the organization.
Jason’s primary responsibilities include directing the Company’s Technology, Operations, and Quality Control divisions. Jason’s team will ensure our clients, our people, and our partners have accurate real time knowledge of their business at the click of a button through industry leading talent management and business intelligence systems so that they are able to make the best possible decisions in the most efficient manner.
In his most recent role, Jason was Senior Vice President of Operations & Technology at 2020 Companies, building and overseeing several departments, including Operations, Information Technology, Sales Leads Distribution, Business Intelligence, Facilities, Sales Payroll Creation, and Quality Control. He managed a multi-million dollar operational budget and led the development of software and hardware platforms for streamlining 2020′s operational processes.
Prior to 2020, Jason gained invaluable experience on the sales side in both SMB and Global Carrier sales, followed by stints in pre-sales engineering functions, which continue to provide Jason with an in-depth unique understanding of the needs of sales people.
Jason graduated from Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation is a favorite charity along with those that help to save our ocean. Jason lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife Tish and son Zayden, and enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography.Director of Finance
As Finance Director, Michael is responsible for all financial reporting, budgeting, treasury functions and internal control compliance. Michael is yet another member of the IMMERGE team to bring fanatical dedication and an unparalleled work ethic.
Prior to joining IMMERGE, Michael provided financial, operational and strategic expertise to several organizations, including 14 years at Crown Media (The Hallmark Channel), where he served in several positions including Vice President – Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. While at Crown, he developed and implemented all accounting functions, worked as part of the S-1 team during the company’s public offering, and was responsible for all Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Most recently, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Synergist Medical Management, a management services organization in the healthcare sector, where he built all accounting and finance functions, established upgraded banking relationships and secured the company’s first outside funding.
Michael earned his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from The University of Oklahoma, and his Masters of Business Administration Degree in Accounting and Finance from Regis University where he graduated with honors.
A long-time Colorado resident with his wife and animals, Michael pursues all things “learning” including history, engineering, and a love of guitar.Senior National Consultant
Jordan Landsberg a Senior National Consultant is a key strategist for Immerge providing support and development of the company’s Independent Business Owners. He is primarily responsible for executing IMMERGE’s sales plans, a very important mission to IMMERGE’s overall success.
Prior to joining the IMMERGE team, Jordan was Vice President of Sales for 2020 Companies, where he developed, grew and managed an outside sales organization of 34 managers and 355 sales reps. He spent twelve years assembling talented sales teams for Fortune 100 companies, demonstrating a great passion for excellence that he now brings to work each day with IMMERGE. The sales managers who serve under Jordan’s supervision find inspiration in that passion, and the result is a highly effective and well-motivated sales force. His experience and knowledge is key to his importance with IMMERGESenior National Consultant
Eddie Sardinha, a valuable Senior National Consultant on the IMMERGE team is primarily responsible for the development of our national sales force through the IMMERGE Independent Business Owner model.
Eddie has proven sales experience in the development and management of one of the largest outsourcing sales organizations in the country. His experience lies in multiple sales channels, including Business-to-Business (B2B), Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Retail. His ability to motivate and inspire is undeniable and his sales teams were consistently a top producers for Fortune 500 companies like AT&T, Quill, Qwest, DirectTV and UPS.
Eddie has a talent for mentoring and developing sales leaders and is passionate about helping others achieve great success in the direct sales business. The combination of success and passion earned him many industry awards as Top Pacesetter, Consistency Manager of the Year, Most Profitable ICL Owner, Million Dollar Club and President’s Club.
Always a go-getter, Eddie had a successful career in professional baseball, where he played, coached and scouted for the Milwaukee Brewers, the Boston Red Sox, and the Montreal Expos organizations.
Eddie earned a Major in Business Administration and a Minor in Management from the University of Carabobo, in Valencia, Venezuela. He enjoys traveling with his family to South America and is fluent in English and Spanish.Senior National Consultant
Michael Brett, a Senior National Sales Consultant brings more than 20 years of experience in the direct sales industry and is a vital resource to IMMERGE’s success.
Michael refined his skills as a sales professional in the early days of telecom deregulation, and was quickly successful Sales Manager with a start-up telecommunications company as sales manager. He also served as President of a sales organization with over 400 highly motivated sales representatives, marketing financial service products in Canada. In 2003 he Co-founded Evolutionary Enterprises and built a sales organization which under his leadership became highly profitable in a very competitive Texas energy market during deregulation. He eventually led the company into multiple telecom and energy contracts with office all around the United States.
Michael has a special talent for developing sales leaders. His vast experience is proven in sales management, channel management, energy deregulation, motivational speaking, sales recruiting and training. IMMERGE benefits greatly from Michael’s contribution to the sales process nationwide.
An entrepreneur at heart Michael created and launched Childlinc, a safe and practical identification program for kids.National Consultant
James Bonniwell, a National Consultant at IMMERGE, brings more than 14 years of experience in sales, sales management and executive leadership.National Consultant
As a National Consultant, Wade Timmerson brings over 17 years of experience in sales, sales management and executive leadership to the IMMERGE Team.
Over the past seven years, Wade has seen tremendous success in building direct sales offices across the country. His ability connect with all types of people make him well suited for his chosen career path. He prides himself in developing and growing future leaders in the direct sales industry.
Prior to joining IMMERGE he built and managed a $5M Real Estate Portfolio. He found his passion in direct sales as a Sales Manager for TRG Solutions, where he managed over 40 sales and customer service agents selling Verizon FIOS. Moving onward and upward, Wade founded CJ Grant enterprises and has experienced great success as a B2B Sales Director.
Wade earned his Bachelor degree in Communications at Robert Morris University and now resides in the Greater Pittsburg area with his family.National Consultant
Chad Chappie, a National Consultant at IMMERGE, brings in over 15 years of experience in the sales and leadership industry.
Before joining IMMERGE, Chad has been the top Director of sales for companies such as 2020 Companies and Just Energy with revenues over $1 Million a week. He still holds the record for the most AT&T U-Verse sales generated in a month in the country. He has built offices all over the country with the most recent having over 300 agents in California.
Chad is passionate about recruiting, developing sales leaders, motivational speaking and changing people’s lives. Chad enjoys traveling, is recently engaged, and resides in Northern California.General Counsel
As General Counsel, David is responsible for ensuring the Company’s legal compliance. David oversees the strategic risk management of the organization, manages the particulars of transactions and litigation, and collaborates with, and provides general legal counsel to, senior management.
David brings extensive corporate counsel experience to his position as General Counsel. Prior to IMMERGE, from 2009-2016, David served as General Counsel and Vice President at Highline Capital Corp., IWAPI, Inc. and Mobile Barriers LLC. Earlier, from 2000-2009, David served as senior counsel at General Steel Corp. and practiced law with a large Denver-based firm.
David received his undergraduate degree from Drake University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver School of Law. He and his wife reside in Denver, Colorado with their four children. David enjoys everything the Colorado outdoors has to offer, coaching little league sports, and spending time with his family.Technology Architect
As Technology Architect and Application Development Manager, Scott manages all of the internal software development and technical resources for IMMERGE technology. With over 12 years of experience in a wide variety of software development projects Scott brings a wealth of database, application and development knowledge to the IMMERGE team.
Scott’s primary responsibilities include the creation, design and implementation of IMMERGE’s internal software platforms, VIPR and TurfWalker. These cutting edge technologies arm sales managers and their teams with tools that help them to be more efficient. These efforts affect the company’s bottom-line by creating a seamless process for day to day operations and allow teams to focus on selling and hitting their goals. Scott’s every day mission is to reduce the amount of clicks for one to gather data.
Scott is well versed on all phases of the software development cycle and has led projects for the US military, state governments, local municipalities and vast array of business organizations.
Scott earned a B.S. in Information Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He now resides in Denver, CO with his family and enjoys traveling to the mountains and everything else Colorado has to offer.Operations Manager
Caitlin Knoblenauch is an indispensable part of our operations at IMMERGE. She helped develop IMMERGE’s first online background consent forms, and created reports in PowerPivot. With her forward thinking, she’s also ready to help adapt tablet use in the field for our leads management systems to facilitate the company’s growth.
Caitlin’s goals include continued improvement in leads management tools so that every sales team will have access to and working familiarity with information resources that will encourage increased sales. IMMERGE likes that future vision, and is happy to have Caitlin’s help to make it come true.
Caitlin has earned a degree in Management and Marketing from the University of South Carolina. She worked in marketing in Virginia before moving to Vail and now resides in Denver, CO and is a valuable member of the IMMERGE team.National Consultant
As National Consultant for IMMERGE, Edward manages all retail relationships from planning, launch and successfully meeting the client’s expectations while growing and nurturing our forward facing retail relationships with some of the largest national big box stores.
Prior to coming to Immerge, Edward was a Director with 2020 Companies building the retail event marketing division for them. Primarily focused on building a successful 6-year relationship with Vonage, growing it from a small 19 mall kiosk campaign into a $22.5 million retail and event marketing premier partner. He was also intimately involved with establishing and growing its relationship with Best Buy managing the first retail campaign for them while helping 2020 Companies navigate its way through the complex Best Buy vendor management system. In 2013 he took the lead on the national retail expansion of Vonage into over 800 Walmart, Sears and Kmart stores.
His early career was spent at Locus Telecom where he helped develop and manage the first MVNO relationship ever with AT&T (formerly Cingular Wireless). He also spent time managing a successful POSA (Point of Sale Activation) network for Locus Telecom growing baseline revenue to over $122 million.
Edward is a veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army from 1985-1989.National Consultant
Raul Valencia, a National Consultant at IMMERGE, brings over 13 years of leadership and management experience in the sales and customer service industries.
Before joining IMMERGE, Raul owned and operated one of the largest Third Party Verification companies in the US. This is where he found his passion for recruiting and developing leaders which many would later go on to assist with running the company. Since joining IMMERGE Raul has quickly used his leadership and management skills to develop some of IMMERGE’s top office owners generating over $5 Million in his first year.
His ability to see the best in people and build on those traits has created the foundation which his IBO’s have used to build their success with IMMERGE. His competitive drive has made him strive to always want more out of himself and the people around him.
Raul enjoys playing golf and coaching his sons in any and all sports they play. He currently resides in Colorado with his wife and 2 sons.