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OUR STORY
 

Our philosophy is that our clients are busy running a department, a division, or an entire company, large or small. However, the convergence of new technologies in these businesses may need attention. We strive to take the legwork out of that equation for you, allowing your time and attention to be given fully to your day to day business to maintain your successful productivity.

 
OUR TEAM
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KATHY BRANDON

President

Kathy’s career began over forty years ago with South Central Bell.  She was one of three people selected nationwide to start the AT&T National Sales School in Denver.  Following that assignment, she became the first woman in South Central Bell to manage an entire sales district with hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and over 125 employees.  

 

Next, she received a job offer from MCI to head up the National Account organization in Tennessee and Kentucky.  Again, she and her National Account Division exceeded revenue quotas year after year, receiving many top honors. After successfully climbing the corporate ladder at Bell, AT&T, and MCI, she took a sabbatical to determine what she wanted to accomplish over the next twenty years of her career.  

 

While on sabbatical, she received a call from one of her former clients, Angie Pelosi.  In 1997, Angie had started AP Telecommunications. It had grown to a point that Angie needed a project manager to work with her.  After numerous discussions between the two ladies, Angie offered Kathy a full partnership in the company. AP Telecommunications became Convergent Technologies Consulting, LLC in August of 2001.

 

Although Angie has retired, Kathy continues to grow and expand the business.  She has surrounded herself with very talented employees who are continuing to uphold the high qualities of CTC that she and Angie have established.

 

In her spare time Kathy enjoys spending with her family which includes her husband, son, daughter-in-law, two precious granddaughters, ages 2 and 3, her granddog, and her sister.  She also enjoys reading and spending time at the beach.

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OLIVIA GENTRY

Project Manager

Due to her communication skills and business development experience, Olivia began her career in IT and Technical Staffing with one of the largest firms in the U.S. In this role, she was responsible for gathering requirements from clients, developing in-depth understanding of client needs, conducting technical interviews on their behalf, and providing qualified professionals for their teams. She managed her clients interview process, including briefing and debriefing both the client and the candidate to ensure successful outcomes. In that role she was introduced to many technology teams and industry trends all over the greater Nashville area.  

 

As Kathy expanded CTC, Olivia joined the team in a project management and operations capacity. She has incorporated her previous business acumen to her role as a Project Manager for Convergent Technology’s clients to help execute many successful projects. Budgeting, equipment procurement, vendor selection, low voltage engineering, and structured cabling installation management are just a few of the things she is doing for our current clients. She takes pride and enjoys partnering with new teams to help solve their technology objectives. When she is not on a job site or building budgets, she enjoys heading south anywhere with a view of the ocean and a good sunset. However, when that isn’t an option loves being surrounded by family and friends.

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DAVID KINDRICK, RCDD

SR. Project Manager

David W. Kindrick, RCDD has over forty years of diverse experience in the communications industry. Work experience includes telephone company switching, carrier, fiber, cellular and power plant equipment along with managing the communications for a regional healthcare facility. 

 

David has been the Project Manager and successfully managed budgets in over a hundred healthcare construction projects throughout the US. These projects have been with some of the largest healthcare systems in the country and include major and minor renovations; behavioral health facilities; medical office buildings; free-standing emergency departments; and replacement hospitals.  

 

Prior to joining Convergent Technologies Consulting, LLC, David was with a Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Engineering firm and started the Technology Project Management division. He built it into a successful enterprise that continues today. David attained the prestigious Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) status from BICSI in 2009.

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