Director of Strategic Growth
As the Director of Strategic Growth at DP Solutions, Jefferson Eckles directly manages the outside sales team and works closely with the marketing team and business partners to refine business strategy, create go-to-market messaging, and discover new channels and opportunities for business growth.
Jefferson helps formulate and implement data-driven sales campaigns with the goal of building a more concrete, client-oriented business process. He is also a Akey public representative of the company, spreading brand awareness and knowledge within the local business community.
Prior to joining DP Solutions, Jefferson held technical roles for Johns Hopkins and Carroll County Public Schools where he specialized in Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory. He joined DP Solutions in 2011 as a Data Center Engineer, where he was responsible for designing and implementing new hosted data center solutions, participating in pre-sales consultations and creating technical designs and estimates.
In 2012, Eckles was promoted to Senior Cloud Architect at DP Solutions where he spearheaded the design of the company’s cloud IT service offerings, MailSpace & WorkSpace. In this capacity, he also provided technical review for current and prospective clients, led critical project deployments and maintained and monitored hosted cloud environments for DP Solutions’ clients.
As Jefferson became more familiar with the business side of the company, he developed an interest in refining organizational methods. In 2014, he was promoted to Business Process Manager where he developed procedures designed to streamline the organization and position it as an industry leader.
Jefferson holds Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP 5), and CompTIA Security+ certifications. He has been in the Information Technology Industry since 2001.