Organizers

Cassandra Faris
President
Cassandra Faris is the Director of Talent Management at Improving Columbus, a software development consulting and training company. She is passionate about growing the tech community and its people. She regularly attends, speaks at, and helps organize tech events. She has an MBA in Organizational Leadership, and is an avid tabletop gamer, runner, and soccer fan who travels as much as possible.
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Trey Mayer
Agenda Lead
Portals and Collaboration Practice Lead, has been with HMB for more than three years and has extensive knowledge working with organizations to help bridge their business with technology. Mayer specializes in Enterprise productivity and collaboration and has helped organizations of all sizes improve their productivity. Mayer has worked with numerous clients including Fortune 500, Privately held, State and Local Governments, Non-Profits and International organizations. In 2016 Mayer was selected as one of Top 20 People to know in Technology.
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Tony Milne
Treasurer
Tony Milne is the Director, Applications Development at Washington Prime Group, member of the board for the Dog Food Conference in Columbus Ohio, and is passionate about building solutions for business problems. With over a decade of experience, Tony has architected and developed application and BI solutions for various industries. When he’s not focusing on his day-to-day, Tony is learning and enjoys speaking to help spread the word on the latest technologies and practices.
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Emery Jordan
Award-winning leader who achieves results by building strong partnerships and resolving problems by inventing, constructing, and implementing cost-effective, revenue-growing solutions. Brings more than 20 years experience leading teams of 10-200+ staff members, and developing, presenting, and implementing business and/or IT solutions ranging from $10k to $4M across multiple industries including government/education, healthcare, manufacturing, promotional marketing, retail, financial services, logistics, manufacturing, distribution, and IT services. E-mail me at: emery@emeryjordan.com Specialities: Organizational Change Management Management Consulting IT Strategy/Solutions Architecture Cloud Computing Business/IT Process Improvement Leadership Communication Training/Development Account Management/Penetration Gap Analysis/System Analysis Project Management/Documentation Sales
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Christopher Sauer
Web
Christopher is a Full Stack .NET Web Developer and loves it! The process of meeting with people to gather requirements for a project, spec'ing out the code, database, and timeline, then actually developing it, while gathering feedback at key steps, and then releasing/supporting these web applications is so rewarding!
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