About Us

Optomi Technology Talent

We take a refreshingly unique approach to delivering talent
that innovates technology for corporations. As a consultative partner, we enable our clients to define the technology of tomorrow by identifying the best talent to fuel business critical projects.

Our dedicated skill-set focus to positioning project managers, business analysts and technologists in the ever-evolving spaces of digital transformation, mobile technology, emerging technologies like A.I., cybersecurity, network/system engineering, information security, data warehousing, cloud and application development through collaboration makes us unique.

Our sharpened recruiting methodology combines advanced technologies with time-honored genuine talent relationships to produce effective results.

Optomi is driving tomorrow's technology with today's optimum talent.


Optomi Professional Services employs a team of innovative thinkers, industry disruptors, and refreshingly enterprising strategists influencing a more purpose-driven world.

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MICHAEL WINWOOD

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer


Innovative strategist. Proficient at fulfilling our
mission with a margin. Confident leader. Articulate communicator.
Technology buff. Auto enthusiast. Will tinker with anything
that has a microchip in it unless a Liverpool match is on.


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CHUCK RUGGIERO

President & COO


Chief strategist. Master of Operations. Lover of ingenuity.
Weekend DIY fein. Closet coder. Creatively re-
sourceful. Joined the team to launch Provalus
and hit the ground running.  Now governs all things OPS.


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CHRISTEN BLACK

Chief Marketing Officer


Master of marketing. Brand strategist. Content Creator.
Inspired by the power of purpose. Avid organizer.
Design enthusiast. Exercise addict. A sucker
for good harmony and retro playlists.


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RADKA WINWOOD

Chief Sales Officer


Leader of the field leadership.
Cheerleader for all who passionately
strive to live up to their full potential.
Insightful. Hard-working. Dubbed as
refreshingly direct. Peloton-addict.
Happiest when goals are accomplished.


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CHASE DONNER

Chief Financial Officer


Steward of finances and a stickler for process. Creative problem solver. Hot air balloon aficionado. Microbrewery connoisseur. Father of two. Takes the scenic route whenever possible.


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JEFF LUMA

Executive Vice President


Change agent. Incessantly building a faster, more efficient mousetrap. Talent whisperer. Lover of gadgets. Never saw a mountain he couldn’t bike.  Proud husband and father of two girls, a boy…..and ten ducks.


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BEN TUCKER

Vice President of Delivery


Maker of data-driven decisions and incredible cuisine.
At least 7 spreadsheets open at any given moment.
Steward of process, delivery and production tools.
Master of data and timely sarcasm. After a 5 month courtship,
joined the Optomi family in 2014 to open our Detroit branch.
Thrice promoted. Indispensable.


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AMBER GERARD

Vice President of Talent


Possesses a keen ability to spot good talent.
Champion of our culture. Master networker.
Disseminator of infectious youthful enthusiasm. Genuine.
Has never met a board game she can’t master.
Aspiring rescue-shelter owner and mother to two
charming daughters. Integral.


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KAYLA NEWCOME

West Regional Vice President


Fiercely competitive. Passionate about people, technology and making an impact. Peloton milestone-crusher. Travel enthusiast. Always on the go. Cookie connoisseur. Committed.


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TAYLOR JACKSON

Midwest Regional Vice President


Proud Detroiter. Fierce competitor. Underdog story-lover. Tenacious passion for solution selling. Honest…sometimes brutally. Organized lifestyle seeker. Tough with a soft spot for tear-jerker movies. Ideal teammate in a golf scramble. Boy Mom.


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MATT ROBINSON

East Regional Vice President


Protector of principles and core values. Leader of expanding client partnerships. Passionate about people. Challenge-lover. Mentor of leaders. Preacher of “if you’re not elevating the bar, you’re lowering it”. Once avid golfer turned recent father. Dedicated.


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ASHLEY WAGGONER

Vice President of Operations


Passionate about leveraging the power of data to impact business decisions. Relentlessly detail-obsessed. Hardest worker in the room. Fiercely protective of those she believes in. Industry veteran. Candid. Competitive. Weimaraner rescue mom.


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