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The leadership team at TBConsulting comes from various backgrounds, but they all share a common purpose: empowering their clients to turn their IT into a competitive advantage.

FINAL (2)-1Dieter Gable

Chief Executive Officer

After collaborating with TBConsulting on numerous projects, Dieter Gable joined the company as CEO in 2008. He brings more than 30 years of systems and consulting experience to TBConsulting. Dieter was previously a partner with one of the big-6 consulting firms servicing major clients in the Financial Services and Government sectors. Much of his previous experience focused on developing genuinely impactful long-term strategies and outcomes for clients.

Dieter graduated from the University of Arizona and has remained involved in his alma mater. Dieter has a strong sense of giving back to the community, whether through advisory roles for private company boards or volunteering his time with local charities in Arizona. Dieter also takes his passions to a higher level through his enthusiasm for aviation as a Lifetime Blue Blazer with the Fighter Country Partnership Foundation, a group of individuals committed to supporting the men, women, families, and mission of Luke Air Force Base. When not at the helm of TBC, Dieter enjoys traveling the world and hopes to check these off his bucket list: Antarctica, Petra, Seychelles, hiking Kilimanjaro, going on safari in Kenya, and skiing on every continent.

FINAL (4)-1Julie Gable

Chief Operating Officer

Julie Gable brings almost 20 years of IT and business consulting experience to the TBC leadership team. She has a proven track record of leveraging a blend of deep technology and operational capabilities to deliver meaningful and measurable results. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in International Marketing from Arizona State University, Julie began her IT consulting career at Accenture (then Andersen Consulting), focused primarily on serving Fortune 100 companies in the financial and government sectors. Her depth of experience includes leadership, strategic planning, product management, business analysis, project management, and the entire software development life cycle. As COO for TBC, she has driven traction against strategic goals by providing organizational clarity and keeping the executive leadership team accountable and focused. In the community, Julie is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation, which governs The Phoenix Zoo, and a member of National Charity League. Julie’s two greatest joys are spending time with her family (including two amazing daughters) and spending time outdoors. She has hiked a glacier in Alaska, a “14er” in Colorado, and the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim. Julie’s goal is to visit all 63 National Parks; there are only 45 more to go!

FINAL (5)-1Paul Arrington

Director of Operations

Paul Arrington brings over 20 years of technical and IT operations experience to his role as Director of Operations at TBConsulting. His vast array of knowledge and experience comes from IT leadership roles across multiple industries and environments. He is uniquely situated to understand both sides of the equation, as in prior roles, he retained the services of an MSP, and now he provides those services to clients. This allows him to anticipate and meet customer needs as they work to transform and grow. Paul is not a fan of tech for tech’s sake but thinks that the best part of his job is problem-solving through technology and being involved in driving progress for his clients.

Paul is passionate about training—technology moves faster than ever before--thus, learning new skills and staying sharp are the only ways to stay ahead of the constant advances. His pursuit of operational excellence is the driving factor that guides him and his team as they implement the core values of TBConsulting: Passion, Partnership, and Innovation.

A native of Arizona, Paul is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He enjoys giving back to his community by volunteering with the Special Olympics. And, when not spending time with his wife and their three sons, you may find him outside or up in the air. Paul is a passionate outdoorsman and an intrepid pilot of powered parachutes.

FINAL (3)-1Jim Nedved

Director of Service Delivery

Jim Nedved is a highly experienced technology project manager with over 25 years of experience delivering business solutions to IT clients. He has an extensive track record in project delivery, service management, program governance, financial tracking, and resource management on a global scale. Mindful of budgets and schedules, Jim is a strong leader and an effective communicator who provides guidance and direction to teams delivering technical projects for business stakeholders across a multitude of digital platforms.

Jim has a degree in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University, a Master’s Certificate in Homeland Defense and Security from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Certificate in Smart Cities Design and Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jim is also PMI-ACP and SAFe Agilist 5.0 certified.

A native of Iowa, Jim is a proud veteran of the United States Armed Forces, serving 10 years active duty with the Air Force and 22 years with the Arizona Air National Guard, retiring as a Command Chief Master Sergeant. Jim is currently involved with a program through the Maricopa Community Colleges that provides assistance, training and mentoring to veterans who are pursuing higher education.

Jim is an award-winning photographer, whose work focuses on street scenes, often depicting inclement weather. His work has been shown in galleries in Arizona and Australia. And the travel destination still on Jim’s bucket list? Antarctica!

FINAL (1)Lynda Santoro

Director of Sales

Lynda Santoro brings over 25 years of technical sales experience to her role as Director of Sales at TBConsulting. Lynda is passionate about helping TBC's clients drive efficiency and modernization efforts through digital transformation. Lynda has keen intuition and is a true ‘people person’ able to foster lasting relationships with key stakeholders. She is passionate about her clients and always seeks to provide technology solutions that will meet their business objectives and exceed their expectations. Creative, strategic problem-solving is Lynda’s forte.

Lynda received her undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Nebraska. Married with two sons, she enjoys spending time with family and giving back to the local community. Lynda has acquired a wonderful new title—Grandmother—let the shopping and spoiling begin! Whenever she gets the chance, Lynda loves to travel in a truly immersive way, learning about the culture of the place and the people. And the place she’d most like to return to? Italy!

FINAL (1)-1Steve Walker

Director of Key Accounts

Steve Walker brings more than a decade of experience in thought leadership and executive-level IT business development to TBConsulting as Director of Innovative Business Solutions. His intimate knowledge of IT and effectiveness at communicating with executives across various industries allows him to identify pain points within mid-market companies and work together to find solutions.

Steve’s executive experience within the IT Managed Services field allowed him to develop a leadership style, which garners the respect and dedication of his colleagues and peers, particularly during times of high stress and impending deadlines. Steve keeps everyone motivated and focused on shared goals. His experience with building and leading successful business development teams has led to multi-million-dollar company growth.

Steve earned his Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University. When he is not with his TBConsulting team, you can find him spending quality time with his family and answering the call of the Southern California waves.

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