Board and Executive Team

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Crom Carmichael

Chairman


Crom is a seasoned businessman and venture capitalist, having raised capital for more than 30 early stage technology companies. He serves on the boards of several of those and a number of them are now publicly traded. Crom holds a degree in business from Vanderbilt University.

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John Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer


John was recruited to DST in 2009 after a successful career in senior management in Fortune 100 companies. John achieved “Lean Master” status in the Toyota Production System, and has extensive experience in software deployment. He has been the driving force behind the evolution of our integrated, Internet-based, digital platform. John holds a BSEE from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Mike Stumpf

Chief Engineer and Board Member


Mike is a 30+ year veteran of General Motors and widely recognized as an industry leader in predictive maintenance with many industry certifications. He is the principal developer of our patented tool and other present-day patented technologies. Under his direction, DST continues to further develop our technology and improve upon current processes widely used in predictive maintenance.

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Regan Brown

Board Member/Sales Manager


Regan is a General Contractor providing consulting and construction services in California and Nevada. She specializes in multi-unit, mid and high-rise repairs, maintenance and forensic investigations. Regan was a Magna Cum Laude graduate from California State University Chico, and certified thermographer with over 1000 hours in infrared investigations relating to building failure.

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Greg Coates

President


Greg joined DST with over 25 years of business leadership expertise. His background in strategic partnerships and channel management brings insight to team collaboration and enables DST business growth using our HVAC Partner Distribution Strategy.  With his practical knowledge of HVAC, he leverages our people and technology to create customer value using our 21st century HVAC Service delivery model. As President, Greg is responsible for DST business growth, strategic planning and the delivery of a DST national footprint. Greg joined DST with leadership experiences from Siemens, Johnson Controls and Trane where he developed high-performance HVAC building and facility service models. Prior to HVAC, he spent 15 years in the communication industry with Sprint Communications and Siemens Enterprise Networks. Greg graduated with a Business Management and Marketing Degree from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, LA.

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Glenn Brown

Director of Operations


Glenn provides a wealth in experience in technology, solution and systems sales. This experience applies to a variety of industries as well as dealer channels and system integrators.Glenn has also trained and developed dealer channels and system integrators. He also has managed sales teams as large as twenty-five members while holding positions as VP Sales & Marketing and Sr. VP of Technology Sales. Both of which were focused on product launch and channel management. Additionally, his career evolved into restructuring organization effort for sales and marketing on a national and global scale. Glenn has two sons and enjoys family time, fishing, sports and woodworking.

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Jon Harper

VP Software Development


Jon Harper is VP Software Development at Discovery Sound Technology.  In this role, Jon is the primary software engineer at DST, specializing in solving difficult data management problems and developing new DST process & tools that auto-create properties & equipment, auto-configure inspection points, and to auto-generated useful information for our Partners.  Before joining DST, Jon co-founded and operated Atlas Web Development, a small software development firm specializing in professional website integration with client marketing strategies.  Jon co-developed CREConsole.com, a commercial real estate prequalification tool used by investors in a proprietary database.  Jon is highly proficient at javascript, relational databases, and the Unix/Linux server environment.  He received two B.S. degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Appalachian State University, graduating at the top of his class. He specializes in algorithm design and web development.