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Cathy Pickoski has more than 30 years of experience leading high performing sales, marketing and operations teams in environments of rapid growth and change. With Scantron Corporation for nearly 10 years, Cathy was recently named Chief Executive Officer of Scantron Corporation after successfully driving strategy, execution, and growth during her 2 year tenure as President of Secur-Serv, a division of Scantron Corporation.

She began her career at Verizon establishing herself in progressive leadership roles within the Consumer, Commercial and Public Sector Markets, which culminated in leading the Field Segment Marketing team for Western Global Accounts with annual revenues in excess of $800M.  She then moved to Lumen running the North Texas/Oklahoma Region and growing revenues more than 400% during her tenure. In late 2005, she joined Edmentum to lead sales teams in the K12, post-secondary, and channel markets as the organization transformed to a Software-as-a-Service business. During this period, her teams exceeded annual revenue goals and secured key contracts at the state level along with winning multiple contracts at the district and post-secondary level.  Prior to her current role at Scantron, over the last eight years, Cathy has lead global sales, marketing, print operations, and customer support within the business.

Professional Highlights:

  • More than 30 years of success in transforming sales and marketing organizations.
  • Extensive experience in the technology and assessment market segments
  • Expertise in global market development and operations

Twitter: @CathyPickoski


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Kevin has over 30 years of financial and operational leadership experience with Fortune 500 and private equity-sponsored companies. He has completed numerous acquisitions and has significant experience integrating, optimizing, and scaling companies for growth. His industry experience includes Managed IT Services, Technology Enabled Products and Services, Software/SaaS, and manufacturing. Kevin has a BBA in Accounting from the University of Iowa and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Professional Highlights:
• Extensive experience building high-performance teams and culture
• Expertise in business optimization
• Partnered with the executive leadership team to acquire and integrate over 20 companies
• Divested a division of a publicly traded company with revenue over $1B

Associations and Affiliations:
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Financial Executives International
• CFO Leadership Council
• Association for Corporate Growth

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Jason has over 30 years of experience managing IT services and successfully directing global teams for Managed Services and corporate organizations. He has a strong track record of achieving high customer satisfaction while delivering relevant solutions focused on business outcomes.
Bowra brings a wealth of experience as a technology solutions and services leader. He was recently the managing director for Visual Edge IT. He also served as director for CDW’s global managed services division. He led teams to achieve significant financial growth and provided excellent service delivery for customers in four countries.
In his role, Bowra is responsible for leading the customer success team, project management service delivery, and sales support functions. He will be a lead executive as we manage our revenue growth goals and move Secur-Serv IT toward optimal performance, creating a superior customer experience.

Professional Highlights:

  • Experienced IT professional and a proven visionary with success in directing large, global, and national technology teams
  • Focus on customer satisfaction and experience when delivering services and solutions
  • Lead highly skilled teams to deliver best-in-class IT service to their clients.

Associations and Affiliations:

  • ITIL V3 Foundations
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)


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Jodi Hilton, SPHR, is a culture-focused People executive passionate about leading organizations to success. For over 25 years, she has been committed to improving business outcomes through meaningful people experiences and focusing on processes that give her employees what they need and crave. Jodi is responsible for the People division, which includes all activities related to the company’s People functions, including Payroll, Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Compensation, Training, Culture, and Employee Benefits. She partners with leadership to strategically optimize the biggest and most important company asset.

Her philosophy:

  1. Be proud of what you do
  2. Connect
  3. Learn
  4. Have fun

Before serving in her current role, Jodi worked in various People leadership roles in multiple markets, sectors, and industries. Historically, Jodi led other Human Resources (HR) departments, performing hands-on work in all areas of HR in the public sector, logistics, IT, manufacturing, and even mining! In her roles, Jodi has worked in union and non-union environments and has extensive experience in Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to her work in the field of Human Resources, Jodi taught at the college level while obtaining her Master of Science in Industrial Psychology (HR Consulting) at Emporia State University.

Professional Highlights:

  • 25 years of hands-on experience leading the People function
  • Repeatedly design, develop, lead, and transform all areas of Human Resources to find, retain, and engage employees
  • Proactively manage risk for the company and leverage consistent resources to encourage employees to provide extraordinary performance
  • Deep expertise in Workforce Planning, Training, Process Transformation, Culture, and Engagement


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For the last 29 years, Brian Janning has held various management roles in the field service and support operations field.  Leveraging seven years of prior manufacturing experience as a quality engineer, Brian has directly managed depot repair operations, technical support operations, technical training, and a nationwide field service organization. These teams supported a wide variety of products and services while serving a diverse customer base in many vertical markets.

Leading all operations at a national service organization, Brian has driven advancements in technology and process improvements creating cost savings and competitive advantages for his organization. His experience includes major involvement in multiple acquisitions, large-scale projects for national customers, technical sales support, systems and process conversions, along with profit and loss responsibilities.

Professional Highlights:

  • Direct operational management of
    • Depot Repair and Logistics Operations
    • Help Desk and Technical Support Teams
    • Technical Training Programs
    • National Field Service organization
  • More than 29 years of experience in the support of a wide variety of products and services in IT environments for a diverse customer base
  • Demonstrated leadership in national IT service and solutions organization


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Kevin Harwood has over 35 years of technical and leadership experience in the information technology arena across several Fortune 500 companies, LLCs, and Department of Defense solution providers. He brings a storied history of application development, managed infrastructure, and high-performing engineering teams to our organization from his industry experiences.

As Vice President of Solutions, Kevin will drive business efficiencies and revenue growth and, in turn, evolve Secur-Serv’s managed services by developing and implementing solutions to keep Secur-Serv at the forefront of the market. Kevin leads the teams responsible for the services to help customers modernize, transform and secure their businesses through Managed Device, Managed IT, Managed Print, and IT Products and Project Services.

Professional Highlights:

  • More than 35 years of experience in the information technology industry
  • Skilled in the development of solutions that drive growth and revenue with a focus on continuous refinement of operations
  • Direct industry experience with Managed IT and Managed Print markets
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Pat Dixon has over 25 years of strategic sales leadership and revenue growth strategies in the Telcom and IT Services industries.  As Head of Sales at Secur-Serv, he is responsible for overseeing all revenue-related functions and go to market strategy.  Pat leads a talented team of sales professionals who consult with Secur-Serv clients on their IT transformation needs.

Together with other members of the leadership team, he executes on the corporate strategic plan, focusing on customer growth and business partnerships.  Pat serves on multiple cross-functional teams within Secur-Serv supporting product development, marketing, customer retention and employee engagement, creating a culture of excellence that fosters collaboration, innovation, and success.

Professional Highlights:

  • Impressive background of over 10 years managing diverse sales teams and consistently driving record revenue growth
  • Skilled at managing complex sales engagements with the ability to understand customer needs and communicate value
  • Extensive experience in developing Channel/Partner programs to tap into new markets build a strong sales strategy
  • Deep passion for helping people succeed