LEADERSHIP TEAM

BRIAN PICKELL

CEO
Brian Pickell is co-founder and acting CEO of KPInterface. Brian has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology Management and is an expert in business leadership, strategic company growth and operational management. Brian oversees all aspects of the business while directly consulting with clients and forging new relationships with prospective clients and strategic partners. In his spare time, Brian volunteers in coaching youth sports and participating in community service organizations. He also enjoys traveling, history and music. Brian earned a B.A. from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He is Microsoft and HIPAA certified.

FRANCE KRAZALKOVICH

VP Operations
France Krazalkovich currently serves as the Operations Manager for KPInterface. France has 20 years of experience in Information Technology Management. France directly oversees KPI's service delivery team and is an expert in IT Operations and IT Service Management. In his spare time, France is an elected municipal official, participates in community service organizations, and values spending time with his son. France is a veteran of the United States Air Force and is CompTIA, Microsoft and HIPAA certified.

carl augustine

vp sales & marketing
Carl Augustine is the acting VP of Sales & Marketing for KPInterface. Carl has over 16 years of experience in Information Technology Management and sales. Carl oversees all of KPI’s sales and marketing efforts and is an expert in client-relationship management, business consulting and sales process. In his spare time, Carl volunteers in coaching youth baseball. Originally from the Pocono Mountain area, Carl has lived and worked in the Greater Philadelphia region for 20 years. He earned a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Drexel University and is HIPAA certified.

eric rios

virtual cio
Eric Rios currently serves as KPI Virtual CIO. He has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology Management and 15 years in Healthcare IT. Eric is an expert in business leadership and operational management. He helps KPI’s clients with strategic IT direction and business management consulting. In his spare time, Eric volunteers in coaching youth sports. He has earned a Masters in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and a B.A. from Temple University. He also acts as part-time professor of business technology and healthcare informatics. He is HIPAA certified.

eric pipkin

virtual cio
Eric Pipkin currently acts in dual-role as both Virtual CIO and Primary Network Engineer for KPInterface. He has over 7 years in Information Technology Management and 13 years in customer service. As vCIO, Eric helps KPI’s clients with strategic IT direction and is an expert in IT planning and consultation. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey and golf. Originally from central Florida, Eric has lived and worked in the Greater Philadelphia region for 20 years. He is Microsoft and HIPAA certified.

ian rother

senior project manager
Ian Rother currently serves as KPI’s Senior Project Manager. He has over 18 years of experience in Information Technology Management and is an expert in customer service. Ian leads all aspects of project management for KPI’s clients, including: design, scope of work, budget planning, resource management, installation, coordination of vendors and quality assurance. Ian highly values his time spent with family and also enjoys DIY projects, fishing and classic cars. He is Microsoft and HIPAA certified.

robert rittich

manager of business analysis
Robert Rittich currently acts as KPI’s Manager of Business Analysis while also serving as Primary Network Engineer. He has over 15 years of experience in Information Technology Management and is an expert in IT environment audits and assessment as well as IT planning, implementation, maintenance and support. In his spare time, Robert enjoys PC gaming and spending time with his family. He is Microsoft, Dell, HP and HIPAA certified.

jeannie funk

procurement & project specialist
Jeannie Funk acts as KPI’s Procurement and Project Specialist. She has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology Management and is an expert in hardware, software and technical IT applications. Jeannie procures hardware and software solutions for KPI’s clients, managing the entire process from ordering, shipping, receiving, staging to delivery. In her spare time, Jeannie volunteers with her church in a variety of roles. She also enjoys traveling and Philadelphia’s professional sports. Jeannie earned a B.S. from the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University. She is A+ and HIPAA certified.