Tim Schmitt, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
, serves as Vice President of Client Services. In collaboration with Switchfast’s sister-company, Simple Machines Marketing, Tim is charged with responsible growth and client acquisition, through: inbound/outbound sales and marketing, events and strategic partnership programs as well as managing Switchfast’s client assigned CIOs and managed clients. Formally a Switchfast Technologies customer for five years, Tim joins us after leading a 100 person, multi-location, 24/7 retail and wholesale bakery for 10 years. As CEO, Tim hired Switchfast to manage the company’s entire IT infrastructure so he could focus on his business. From 2010 – 2016, he was a founding member of a small business peer advisory group at Vistage International. Tim worked as a Sales Executive for Dell from 2002 – 2006, providing datacenter solutions to the SMB marketplace and served as Director of Technology for a startup company from 2000 - 2003. Tim earned his BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Tim lives in Evanston, IL along with his wife and two sons.