The TLC corporate leadership team provides strategic direction, acquisition planning, financial management and operational coordination for its subsidiaries and divisions, and is guided by the strategic framework of TLC’s sole shareholder ITOCHU International, Inc. The key values of this framework are long-term growth and development of ITOCHU companies, and continuous expansion of products, services, and customer success.
Virginia Hall, the Vice President of Human Resources for TLC, is responsible for employee relations, regulatory compliance, recruiting, compensation and benefits, and other employee programs. Ms. Hall joined Telerent in 1999, with significant Human Resource Management experience in the banking and distribution fields.
Before joining the TeleHealth corporate leadership team, Ms. Hall worked for USCO Logistics. She graduated from Delta State University with majors in English and Education. She received her certification of Senior Professional in Human Resources in 1992 and named the Human Resources Professional of the Year in North Carolina in 1996. She has served in a variety of capacities on the North Carolina State Council, as well as for the Area II Board and the Metrics Panel for the Society for Human Resource Management nationally.
Ms. Hall was named to the North Carolina State Human Resources Society Hall of Fame in 2013.
Keith Donahue joined TLC in 2017 and is the executive responsible for strategic growth planning for TLC and its operating companies Avidex, Digital Networks Group and TeleHealth Services, in addition to leading the corporate-wide marketing organization. He is a passionate customer advocate and brings a market-centric focus on execution to drive profitable growth.
Prior to joining TLC, Keith had 20 years of success in the global telecommunications industry. He has built and led teams responsible for Marketing, Business Development, Sales Operations, Product Management and Customer Service and drove three business transformations from hardware to software & services. He spent the first 15 years of his career with Harris Corporation, where he was responsible for strategic growth programs and played a key role in the successful integration of six technology and adjacent market acquisitions, and was promoted to lead a $120M Global Networks Services business. He later joined two VC-backed technology firms to lead Product & Service Management and Marketing, and was instrumental in launching new solution platforms which garnered numerous industry awards and led to strategic acquisitions of both companies.
Keith earned a BA from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Dublin, Ireland. He was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Symphony, and serves on the Board of Emmaus House, which provides housing for working, homeless men in recovery from substance dependency. He and his wife have three young children, and live in Raleigh.
The most important asset of any AV integration company is the group of account managers, technical, service and operations people associated with that company. The hundred and forty plus experienced professionals on the Avidex team represent the best in the business. The Avidex headquarters is located in Bellevue, Washington. Jeff Davis holds the position of Chief Executive Officer along with the senior management team consisting of Shedan Maghzi, Corporate Strategic Advisor, and Mike Clark, Executive Vice President. Our California team is managed by industry veteran, Jim Scalise. This management has over 140 years combined experience in the audio visual integration business. The people at Avidex have the background and knowledge to provide you with the best possible experience in implementing audio visual, collaboration and multimedia technologies to meet your communication goals. We offer full design, integration and support services for a wide range of products and systems tailored to your application.
Mr. Woodward began his professional career with Touche Ross and Ernst and Young and later worked at Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corporation. He held the Corporate Controller’s role for Southchem, Inc. Mr. Woodward joined Telerent Leasing in August 2000.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as both the North Carolina Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Dan Nathan was hired by Telerent in June 1996 as Vice President, Operations for the TeleHealth division to manage the contract assets acquired from Granada North America, Inc.
Prior to his employment with Telerent, Mr. Nathan spent thirteen years with Wells National Services Corp. and Granada North America, Inc., both leading integrators of healthcare televisions and related products and services. During his eight years at Granada, Mr. Nathan held positions including Sales, National Accounts Manager and most recently Area Operations Manager, focusing on Granada ’s portfolio of hospital contract business in its Southern Region. Prior to Granada , Mr. Nathan spent five years with Wells National Services Corp. holding positions in Operations, Sales and Sales Management.
Mr. Nathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois.
Gary Kolbeck was appointed Chief Executive Officer of TLC in 2019. Until his promotion to COO in 2018, Gary was vice-president of Business Development for TLC’s TeleHealth Services division, where he was responsible for business strategy, marketing, solution sales, and strategic partnerships.
At TeleHealth, Gary was actively involved in patient engagement and population health initiatives and the financial impacts of healthcare reform on hospitals and health systems. He understands that hospitals are challenged in finding user-friendly, efficient, and cost-effective technical solutions that produce outcomes through active patient participation in effectively managing their own care.
Gary has been an active speaker on healthcare industry panels and authored a number of white papers and articles on the topics of patient and family engagement, consumerism in healthcare, and the early phases of Meaningful Use.
Prior to joining TLC, Gary spent the majority of his career in different roles with LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (Now SONIFI Solutions ™) serving both the hospitality and healthcare markets for 25 years. After a number of years of engineering design, product management and business development roles, he started the healthcare division of LodgeNet and grew it to a roughly $20M in revenue growth business. More recently, Gary formed a consulting business providing healthcare strategy consulting to hospitals and health systems and other businesses which included technology migration roadmaps, strategic growth recommendations, and new vertical market considerations.
Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University.