M&A Technology's Executive Management Team
M&A Technology’s management team combined has over 200 years experience in the technology industry, and over 80% of the current team has worked together for more than 10 years as a group. The team is highly skilled and understands the challenges and needs of the education and government markets.
Magdy S. Elwany, Founder and CEO/President
Magdy has over 20 years experience in electrical engineering with special expertise in digital design. Prior to M&A, Magdy's work experience included Flexible Computer, Inc., Unisystems International, Singer Enterprises and Texas Instruments.
Magdy has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE), from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt.
Val Overbey, Chief Technology Officer
Val has 25 years of experience in software from assembly language to C and 20 years of experience in the UNIX operating system and its variants. He has been a leader in the development of Web-based infrastructure for the education marketplace. Having joined M&A in 1993, he is responsible for testing all systems and components for compatibility, interoperability and reliability.
Donna Shepard, Senior Vice President EDU Sales, Purchase and Operations
Donna has 25 years experience in computer sales, with over 13 years dedicated to the K-12 and higher education markets. After attending the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, Donna joined M&A Technology, where she has been instrumental in developing the K-12 Higher Education Project Management model. Donna is responsible for the Sales and Operations departments for M&A Technology, Inc.
Jihad Jubran, Vice President of Government, OEM and Channel Sales
Jihad comes to M&A with 13 years experience in the computer industry. He held several leadership positions at CompUSA and CompuCom. Most recently Jihad worked at CompUSA as director of sales and operations at the corporate headquarters. He has extensive experience in technology sales and support with strong focus on customer service. Jihad graduated from Washington State University in 1993 with a Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics.
Tom Garrett, Vice President of MIS and Accounting
Tom has 35 years of experience in Accounting and 30 years MIS. He has held senior management positions with local and international computer and manufacturing companies. Prior to joining M&A Technologies he owned and operated T.M. Garrett Enterprises, Inc. an integrated accounting and manufacturing software consulting firm for 14 years of which 5 years were in the Republic of South Africa and 9 years in the United States.