The Corner Office

Shawn formed Sparkhound in 1998 with the mission to make a meaningful impact for clients by solving their business problems with technology and leadership. His results-driven approach … (click for full bio)

Shawn formed Sparkhound in 1998 with the mission to make a meaningful impact for clients by solving their business problems with technology and leadership. His results-driven approach … (click for full bio)

Shawn Usher
Founder & CEO

As the Chief Technology Officer, Jonathan oversees all client development, growth, digital transformation, marketing, and alliances for Sparkhound. Jonathan, based in Houston, has been partnering with clients for 20 years … (click for full bio)

As the Chief Technology Officer, Jonathan oversees all client development, growth, digital transformation, marketing, and alliances for Sparkhound. Jonathan, based in Houston, has been partnering with clients for 20 years … (click for full bio)

Jonathan Meyers
Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Jason oversees all operations for Sparkhound. Prior to joining Sparkhound, Jason was the Chief Operating Officer at Envoc, a full-service digital agency and was instrumental … (click for full bio)

As the Chief Operating Officer, Jason oversees all operations for Sparkhound. Prior to joining Sparkhound, Jason was the Chief Operating Officer at Envoc, a full-service digital agency and was instrumental … (click for full bio)

Jason Lasseigne
Chief Operations Officer

 
 

The A-Team

As Managing Director of Infrastructure, Kent Jordan leads Sparkhound's global infrastructure practice. He oversees the delivery of projects and (click for full bio)

As Managing Director of Infrastructure, Kent Jordan leads Sparkhound's global infrastructure practice. He oversees the delivery of projects and (click for full bio)

Kent Jordan
Managing Director, Infrastructure

Richard Salinas, based in Houston, is our Managing Director of Business Automation. In his role, Mr. Salinas has company-wide responsibility for leading (click for full bio)

Richard Salinas, based in Houston, is our Managing Director of Business Automation. In his role, Mr. Salinas has company-wide responsibility for leading (click for full bio)

Richard Salinas
Managing Director, Business Automation

Sean Kenney, based in Houston, is our Managing Director of Application Services. In his role, Mr. Kenney leads the organization’s custom software (click for full bio)

Sean Kenney, based in Houston, is our Managing Director of Application Services. In his role, Mr. Kenney leads the organization’s custom software (click for full bio)

Sean Kenney
Managing Director, Application Services

With 20 years of experience, Sean leverages his unique combination of business and technical acumen in the high-tech industry to identify critical areas of opportunity, devise approach strategies... (click for full bio)

With 20 years of experience, Sean leverages his unique combination of business and technical acumen in the high-tech industry to identify critical areas of opportunity, devise approach strategies... (click for full bio)

Sean Werick
Managing Director, Strategy & Analytics

Chris Kimmel, based in Baton Rouge, is our Managing Director of Managed Services. In his role, Mr. Kimmel leverages his 11 years with (click for full bio)

Chris Kimmel, based in Baton Rouge, is our Managing Director of Managed Services. In his role, Mr. Kimmel leverages his 11 years with (click for full bio)

Chris Kimmel
Managing Director, Managed Services

 
 
 
 

Head Honchos

Dave is an accomplished business and IT veteran with a wealth of diverse experience. A Sparkhound team member since 2007, he oversees the management (click for full bio)

Dave is an accomplished business and IT veteran with a wealth of diverse experience. A Sparkhound team member since 2007, he oversees the management (click for full bio)

Dave Baxter
General Manager, Louisiana

Peter Phillip is General Manager of our Houston office and is responsible for business development, clients, and culture. Peter brings 20+ years of experience (click for full bio)

Peter Phillip is General Manager of our Houston office and is responsible for business development, clients, and culture. Peter brings 20+ years of experience (click for full bio)

Peter Phillip
General Manager, Houston

Travis joined Sparkhound in 2013 and is responsible for managing our operations and growth across the Dallas/Ft. Worth market. A performance-focused (click for full bio)

Travis joined Sparkhound in 2013 and is responsible for managing our operations and growth across the Dallas/Ft. Worth market. A performance-focused (click for full bio)

Travis Grubbs
General Manager, Dallas/Fort Worth

As General Manager of Sparkhound’s Birmingham office, Mr. Helms has overall responsibility for driving revenue and profitability for the region, (click for full bio)

As General Manager of Sparkhound’s Birmingham office, Mr. Helms has overall responsibility for driving revenue and profitability for the region, (click for full bio)

Derrick Helms
General Manager, Birmingham

 
 
 

Directors of Things (DoT)

Matt oversees all aspects of Sparkhound’s accounting, budgeting, business support, financial planning and analysis functions. He began his career (click for full bio)

Matt oversees all aspects of Sparkhound’s accounting, budgeting, business support, financial planning and analysis functions. He began his career (click for full bio)

Matt Hunt, CPA
Director of Finance

Sandy leads Sparkhound’s people-focused strategies and initiatives to develop a high-performing, engaged culture. With responsibilities including performance (click for full bio)

Sandy leads Sparkhound’s people-focused strategies and initiatives to develop a high-performing, engaged culture. With responsibilities including performance (click for full bio)

Sandy Michelet, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Director of Human Resources

Matt is a proven business-to-business and technology industry marketer with broad experience, from large-scale brand awareness campaigns to focused product (click for full bio)

Matt is a proven business-to-business and technology industry marketer with broad experience, from large-scale brand awareness campaigns to focused product (click for full bio)

Matt Wallace
Director of Marketing