Executive Team

Rick-Kearney

 

Rick Kearney

Chairman and Founder
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Rick is Chairman and Founder of Mainline Information Systems, Inc., an IT solutions company headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida. Starting with a handful of people with computer programming skills in 1989, he nurtured the company into Florida’s number three high-tech company, as rated by Florida Trend magazine.

Mainline was on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States for five years in a row; for three years the company ranked in the top 25.

Today Mainline employs more than 500 people and has offices throughout the United States and in Brazil.

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John McCarthy

 

John McCarthy

President and CEO
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John joined Mainline in April 2009 and is currently President and CEO reporting directly to Chairman and Founder Rick Kearney.

Under McCarthy’s leadership, Mainline has expanded its focus, primarily a hardware reseller, toward IT solutions such as business analytics and he has retooled Mainline’s professional services division. Strategically, he has worked on a multi-year plan to transform Mainline from a strictly IBM HW reseller to a true technology integrator that understands a varied client environment.

Prior to joining Mainline, John served in executive management positions with EMC, StorageApps, CNT, McData and Virtual Iron.


Bill Nemesi

 

Bill Nemesi

Senior Vice President, Sales
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Bill is Senior Vice President of Sales for Mainline Information Systems where he is responsible for a national sales team of more than 300 sales professionals, systems engineers and architects.

Under Bill’s leadership, Mainline has expanded its sales portfolio from mainly IBM systems to multi-vendor solutions, providing customers with best of breed and best fit business solutions including systems, software and services. Before joining Mainline, Bill was Director of Sales at Adaptec, where he doubled revenue and turned IBM into Adaptec’s largest customer by expanding the products sold and divisions of IBM sold to. Under Bill’s direction, Adaptec bought IBM’s ServRaid Division, which proved to be a significant growth engine for Adaptec. Bill began his career at IBM in Detroit.


Joe Elebash

 

Joe Elebash

Chief Financial Officer
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Joe Elebash has more than 20 years of experience in the financial/accounting field and is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Mainline Information Systems. Joe oversees finance, information technology and human resources for the company.

Prior to joining Mainline, Joe was the VP of Finance for Tui Marine, which is a division of TUI Travel, one of the world’s largest leisure travel companies. Joe also spent several years each at e-Security, as CFO, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as an Audit Manager.


Jeff Dobbelaere

 

Jeff Dobbelaere

Vice President, Services
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As Vice President of Services Sales and Delivery, Jeff Dobbelaere has responsibility for the development, go-to-market strategy and execution of Mainline’s strategic offerings in professional, managed and staffing services. This includes solutions in the areas of data center optimization, information and analytics, IT risk management and enterprise infrastructure.

Jeff joined Mainline in 2002 as a Systems Engineer, and has since held numerous technology leadership positions within the company. Jeff lives in Austin, TX with his wife and children and holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MS in Computer Science from The College of William & Mary.


Krista Campbell

 

Krista Campbell

Vice President, Operations
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Krista Campbell joined Mainline in 2006, embracing a leadership role on Mainline’s Operations team. As VP of Operations, Krista provides strategic leadership over order fulfillment and compliance for Mainline’s full portfolio of hardware, software and service solutions. 

Krista’s early career was focused on Human Resources Management, including three years at Mainline in the late 90’s.  After spending several years in HR positions, Krista achieved her MBA from Florida State University and rejoined Mainline on an executive track. Krista lives in the Tallahassee, FL area with her husband and children, where she volunteers to help community outreach organizations.

Brian Showman

 

Brian Showman

Corporate Counsel
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Brian Showman joined Mainline in 2005 and is currently the Corporate Counsel. Brian oversees all legal functions and contracting on behalf the company. His focus is comprehensive, corporate risk management while emphasizing the ease of doing business with Mainline.

Brian is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. In his spare time he enjoys fishing and archery.


Beth Oberacker

 

Beth Oberacker

Director, Human Resources
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With 25 years of Human Resources experience, Beth Oberacker joined Mainline in 2016. Beth currently serves as the Director of Human Resources, oversees the HR, Benefits and Payroll functions for the company.

Prior to joining Mainline, Beth served in similar roles with a large international staffing agency, a multi-state beer distributor, a well-known national home builder, and a Division of the State of Florida. She brings her skills to the ever-changing environment of benefits as well as the contemporary, family-friendly culture at Mainline. In addition to holding her Master’s Degree in HR Management, she also holds both the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designations.