Meet the SSP Innovations Team

With more than 400 years’ combined experience, SSP Innovations brings unmatched domain expertise to your projects. Our team has gone through an intensive vetting process to ensure you get the best talent in the industry. Learn more about the SSP team and meet the professionals you’ll be working with.

We Live & Breathe Innovation

Our Leadership

Skye Perry

CEO
Fun Fact

Skye Perry is a lifelong musician and almost became a high school band director instead of going into business and technology.

Aaron Patterson

President
Fun Fact

Aaron Patterson is a high performance driving instructor for the BMW Car Club.

Adam Tonkin

CTO
Fun Fact

Adam Tonkin moved to the U.S. from Australia 18 years ago. Here, he met his wife, a native Coloradan, and they now have two children. Although Adam has both Australian and U.S. citizenship, he is an obsessive Denver Broncos fan, still calls everyone "mate," and uses weird phrases such as “car park” instead of “parking lot.” (“It’s where the cars park!”)

Mehrdod Mohseni

Vice President, Grid Solutions
Fun Fact

Mehrdod Mohseni is an avid outdoorsman and loves to travel. He recently completed his goal of travelling to all 50 united states. Next he plans to complete his travels to the seven continents - with Africa and Antarctica left to go.

Dean Perry

Director of Sales
Fun Fact

Dean Perry has toured the east coast as a bassist with rock bands and still performs regularly today.

Dennise Ramirez

Director of Operations
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Dennise Ramirez moved to the US from Bolivia to attend college at the University of Colorado.

Jeff Mertz

Director of Technology
Fun Fact

Jeff Mertz recently created a DOS virtual machine from floppy disk images just to reminisce on some c code from college. Geeky, huh?

Keith Freeman

Director of Marketing
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Keith Freeman traveled to over 20 countries, and was able to scale glaciers, lived with Buddhist monks in the Japanese mountains, swam with hammerhead sharks, and backpacked through the Argentine country side.

Team Members

Andrew Keohan

Systems Administrator
Fun Fact

Andrew Keohan worked on an oil/gas drilling rig for 1.7 years.

Andrew Malander

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Andrew Malander is a guitarist in his spare time.

Bill Bott

Senior Software Development Manager
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Bill Bott biked the Colorado Rocky Mountains after completing high school.

Brett Maxam

Controller
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Brett Maxam taught each of his kids to snowboard when they were only 3 years old.

Brian Higgins

Senior Consultant
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Brian Higgins played Division 1 collegiate tennis on scholarship.

Brice Childers

Software Consultant
Fun Fact

Brice Childers once lost the tip of a toe to frostbite.

Chris Sanders

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Chris Sanders has seen a concert in almost every state.

Clarke Wiley

Director of Pipeline
Fun Fact

Clarke Wiley once took a sabbatical and spent time in the Panamanian jungle.

Colton Frazier

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Colton Frazier kicked a 60 yard field goal in high school.

Corey Blakeborough

Team Lead, Senior Consultant
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Corey Blakeborough plays the drums in his spare time and first talked with Skye about SSP back stage at church while playing the drums.

Corey Tokunaga-Reichert

Software Consultant
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Corey Tokunaga-Reichert bowled collegiately and his record high game is 280.

Dave Blodgett

Sales and Account Manager
Fun Fact

David Blodgett's dream is to go helicopter skiing in Alaska.

Diane Causey

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Diane Causey recently completed Wilderness Trekking School with the Colorado Mountain Club; including self-arrest drills using an ice axe while speeding head-first down St. Mary's Glacier.

Gray Bohnen

Software Consultant
Fun Fact

Gray Bohen is conversationally fluent in German, and he played the clarinet for 10 years in school.

Ian Martin

Director of Work Management Sales
Fun Fact

Ian Martin explored caves and cave biology around Valles in central Mexico on natural history expeditions in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Rappelling into Sotano de las Golondrinas is on his bucket list.

Jason Fox

Pipeline Technical Lead
Fun Fact

Jason Fox is an enthusiastic traveler having been to over 30 countries. His drive to continue traveling is seeing new places and meeting interesting people.

Jessica Hartbauer

Channel Manager & Marketing Specialist
Fun Fact

Jessica Hartbauer completed the Colorado Marathon.

Joaquin Madrid, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant
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Joaquin Madrid is a proud father of three great people.

John Coleman

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

John Coleman is SSP's Ping Pong Champion 3 years running.

John Sieben

Software Consultant
Fun Fact

John Sieben trains in Aikido and is a master of card tricks.

Joseph Arnold

Software Consultant
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Joseph Arnold is a tournament organizer for competitive Super Smash Brothers and is ranked in the top 10 in Colorado as a competitor.

Josh King

Senior Consultant
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Josh King loves to play basketball and while in High School made 63 free throws in a row.

Justin Rowsell

Software Consultant
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Justin Rowsell led his lacrosse team to the state playoffs each year. Since he graduated, they have not qualified for state again.

Konstantin Korchakov

Senior Consultant
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Konstantin Korchakov had never been in the US before moving to Colorado.

Matthew Stuart

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Matthew Stuart dug graves for two summers in college. He buried actor Dick York.

Ryan Potts

Senior Consultant
Fun Fact

Ryan Potts traveled to 5 of the 7 continents on earth.

Sara Carlson

Admininstration Manager
Fun Fact

Sara Carlson has a Master's in Elementary Education.

Shana Perry

Recruiting Coordinator
Fun Fact

Shana Perry was a professional figure skater and met Skye Perry while performing at Busch Gardens where he was working as a technician.

Sung Bae

Software Consultant
Fun Fact

Sung Bae is ranked in the top 2% of players in one of the most popular competitive eSports game called League of Legends.

Wendy Nash

Senior GIS Analyst
Fun Fact

Wendy Nash completed the Ironman 70.3 and Chicago Triathlon.