National Sales Team
Chris Eckl - Senior Vice President and Partner
Cell: (404) 545-1463
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Chris Eckl is the senior vice president & partner of IST Management Services in Atlanta, Georgia. Chris worked for nine years as a law firm administrator, and also has ten years of sales and operations experience in facilities management/on-site services, having worked previously worked for both Ameriscribe/Pitney Bowes Management Services and Archer Management Services/Oce.
After spending eleven years as the owner of an Atlanta-based landscaping company and as an arborist with the nation’s largest integrated landscaping company, Chris brings his outsourcing/facilities management and entrepreneurial experience to IST Management Services. Residing in Atlanta, GA, Chris spends his free time with his wife and two children. Chris has a B.A. in political science/economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Craig Hamel - Senior Vice President and Partner
Direct: (646) 265-8547
Cell: (646) 265-8547
Home City: New York, NY
Craig Hamel has been in the facilities management service business since 1997, giving him over 16 years of knowledge and experience in the marketplace. He broke into the industry at that time with Archer Management Services earning numerous sales awards throughout his six year tenure there. Craig joined IST in the fall of 2003 and has been a key critical asset in helping continue to build and retain IST’s client base throughout the Northeast and Midwest.
Craig holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Niagara University, class of 1995. He currently resides in Rockville Centre, New York with his wife and two children.
Kim Oleniacz - Senior Vice President and Partner
Direct: (724) 612-1251
Cell: (724) 612-1251
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Kim Oleniacz is the senior vice president of IST Management Services in Pennsylvania. Kim possesses nearly 30 years of experience in the management and sales of on-site services to include: copy, mail, production mail, fax services, records management, receptionist, forms management, as well as many more office support functions. Kim has experience working for Ameriscribe, Pitney Bowes, and Archer, in both an operations and a sales capacity. After many proven years of accomplishments, she joins IST with a desire to continue to build a strong focused outsourcing company that focuses on the highest degree of service available. Being a native of Pittsburgh, Kim returned to the area after relocating to Dallas, Texas for five years in 1985. Enjoying time with her two daughters and husband while servicing the needs of her clients, Kim is kept busy and thriving on future successes.
Stuart Schwartz - Senior Vice President and Partner
Direct: (203) 944-2358
Cell: (203) 767-7388
Home City: Trumbull, CT
Stuart Schwartz is the Senior Vice President/Partner for IST Management Services. He has over twenty years of sales, operations and management experience and over 15 years experience in facilities management. He spent over 5 years at IKON Office Solutions as an account manager, sales manager and general manager with responsibilities for sales and operations for IKON's Facilities Management and Legal Document Services Divisions.
After leaving IKON, he has spent the last 1-1/2 years with Oce Business Services, formerly Archer Management Services, calling on Fortune 1000 companies in the State of Connecticut. Stuart has signed numerous contracts throughout the country for both organizations. He has worked in a family owned business and owned his own business in support services. Residing in Trumbull, Connecticut, Stuart has been married for 25 years and has two daughters and a son.
Scott Burton - Regional Vice President
Cell: (310) 985-4096
Home City: Burbank, CA
Scott Burton is the Regional Vice President of IST Management Services in California. Scott has over twenty years of experience in the facilities management / on-site managed services arena, having worked previously for Pitney Bowes Management Services, Archer Management Services/Oce/Canon and DTI. Along with a proven track record of success, Scott’s brings to IST a solid background in all aspects of the facilities management outsourcing business. Scott will drive IST’s growth and client satisfaction in the California market.
Scott resides in Southern California with his wife and has a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Melissa DiGiulian - Regional Vice President
Direct: (301) 693-5928
Cell: (301) 693-5928
Home City: New York, NY
Melissa DiGiulian is a regional vice president for IST Management Services, handling sales in the New York market. Melissa applied her background in sales to developing a true career with IST. Since being hired in 2008, she has quickly climbed to a vice president position while nearly doubling IST’s footprint in one of our most competitive marketplaces. In addition to her professional success, Melissa has advocated the state of Maryland as a spokesperson for approximately 200 promotional activities and nearly 50 charity functions raising money for Special Olympics, Best Buddies, and smaller organizations. Melissa graduated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor of science in business administration and a concentration in marketing.
Ron Drake - Regional Vice President
Direct: (404) 435-1925
Cell: (404) 435-1925
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Ron Drake is a Regional Vice President for IST Management Services. He has more than 22 years of experience in the Facilities Management industry. He served for eight years as Director of Operations at Atlanta Legal Copies. While in this role, he managed in excess of $25 million in revenue and over 200 employees. After leaving Atlanta Legal, Ron joined Kinkos Corporation. Ron reported to the Eastern Division President and was responsible for developing non-traditional business for the division. Ron joined IST in April of 1998 and currently oversees sales and market development in the southeast region.
Ron attended Georgia State University, majoring in Finance and Marketing. Residing in Powder Springs, Georgia, Ron is married with four children and actively involved in local church and community activities.
Ashleigh Fiora - Regional Vice President
Direct: (240) 498-1013
Cell: (240) 498-1013
Home City: Washington D.C.
Ashleigh Fiora is a regional vice president for IST Management Services, handling sales in the Washington, DC market. Ashleigh was formerly with CTIA, The Wireless Association, where she was responsible for planning bi-annual conferences for 45,000 attendees in various cities. Ashleigh earned her bachelor of science in mass communications from Towson University. Her concentration was in public relations and marketing. Since starting with IST several years ago, Ashleigh hit the ground running by doubling the DC metro region’s footprint along with being an IST Admiral’s Club winner in 2010-2015. Her ability to understand her customers’ needs and adapt IST’s service model to best fit is unparalleled as she continues to satisfy her customers. Ashleigh resides in Maryland with her husband, Chris and her daughter, Gianna.
Jeremiah Kimento - Regional Vice President
Cell: (708) 557-9290
Home City: Chicago, IL
Jeremiah Kimento is the regional vice president of IST Management Services in Illinois. Jeremiah has over 12 years of experience in the facilities management / on-site managed services arena. Before joining IST, Jeremiah served in a number of roles with Merrill Corporation ranging from on-site roles to technical and sales roles. His last position was as the national director of FM technology and regional director of operations for the Midwest. Jeremiah joins IST with extensive process workflow and digital support expertise, including evaluation, recommendation and installation of multi-functional devices, litigation scanning and imaging, work order management, cost recovery platforms and client site operations. He is a skilled project manager, known for flawless execution of complex implementations, and a customer first mind set.
Jeremiah resides in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, IL with his wife and three children. Jeremiah graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in management information systems.
Kathy Mozur - Regional Vice President
Direct: (312) 218-0971
Cell: (312) 218-0971
Home City: Chicago, IL
Kathy Mozur is a regional vice president for IST Management Services, handling sales in the Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Central Florida markets for IST. Kathy has extensive sales experience in sales and account management. She was a top producer in her industry and ranked #1 2010 amongst all her peers. She consistently ranks in the top 3% of her peer group of sales professionals.
Kathy has an associate’s degree in marketing from Triton College.
Lindsay Melanson - National Account Manager
Cell: (508) 244-0894
Home City: Boston, MA
Lindsay Melanson is a National Account Manager for IST Management Services, handling sales in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island markets. Lindsay graduated from the University of New Haven earning a B.S. in hospitality and tourism management with a concentration in event planning. Upon graduation she was awarded with the Outstanding Achievement in Event and Tourism Management Award for obtaining the highest GPA in her major. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Lindsay is an avid Boston sports fan and loves to attend games. Lindsay is active in coaching competitive high school cheerleading as well as a MSSAA cheerleading judge.
Becca Meshberger - National Account Manager
Cell: (317) 517-2696
Home City: Indianapolis, IN
Becca Meshberger is a national account manager for IST Management Services, handling sales in the Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky markets for IST. As part of her diverse background in sales, Becca was an Account Executive with Konica Minolta. She managed a 150+ account base and was responsible for developing new business including facilities management solutions.
Becca graduated from Indiana State University with a bachelor of science in business administration. She is a member of IFMA Indy serving on the Communications Committee and also actively involved in ALA Indiana, Cincinnati and Columbus in helping to support the organization. Becca maintains a desire to build strong relationships and is focused on providing the highest level of service available to her current and potential partners.
Kimberly Mills - National Account Manager
Cell: (713) 299-3672
Home City: Houston, TX
Kimberly Mills is a national account manager for IST Management Services, handling sales in the Houston market. Originally from Atlanta, Kimberly earned her BA in communication studies with a BS concentration in biology and a minor in leadership and service from the University of Georgia. Her background includes several years of experience in recruitment, sales, and customer service. Working previously with Northwestern Mutual, InField Promotional Staffing, and the Miss Universe Organization.
Kimberly is passionate about helping others and has done voluntary work for a myriad of organizations that include National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), Alex’s Lemonade Stand-Foundation for Childhood Cancer, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Volunteer, and many more. She has initiated community programs focusing on eating disorder awareness and education. She is driven on providing the best service and support to all current and prospective clients. Her focus is to provide impactful relationships with continuous growth within the company. She resides in Houston with her husband, Ryan.
Rachel Murphy - National Account Manager
Cell: (704) 840-6350
Home City: Charlotte, NC
Rachel Murphy is a national account manager for IST Management Services handling sales in the North and South Carolina market. Also, specializing in e-discovery and litigation support sales. Rachel graduated from Colorado Tech University with an Associates of science in medical billing. Her background contains several years of experience in sales, Rachel has always been an advocate for Breast Cancer Awareness, and so she enjoys attending the annual walks that are held in downtown Charlotte. In any spare time Rachel has, she enjoys spending it with her family and friends.
Bethany Gerber - Account Executive
Cell: (213) 200-0427
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Bethany Gerber is the account executive for the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. Originally from Winfield, Kansas, Bethany earned a BS in industrial engineering from the University of Oklahoma. She developed a passion for helping others and wanted to utilize her skills as an Industrial Engineer to provide a service to people to help them be more efficient and effective with their time, money, and energy. After interning with a large oil and gas company, she advanced her knowledge of energy management and of applications for green energy. She looks forward to the opportunity to network and to explore additional ways to utilize her personal and engineering skills to benefit others.