Number cruncher. Creator of processes. The “woman” in Woman Owned. Kristie has been working with Apple since 2001, where she met Tim Hassett, who became her work partner in crime. Together, they built Appogee from the ground up and continue to enjoy the ever-changing world of technology, bringing it to clients in all verticals across the United States. Kristie lives in Greenville, NC with her amazing husband John and two cats. Her methods of stress relief include cooking, music, exploring new places and shopping.
Tim is the Co-Founder of Appogee, helping to drive Appogee’s growth through bringing aboard new strategic accounts, growing our meaningful partnerships, crafting our marketing, and collaborating with our team. A native of Annapolis Maryland, Tim now lives outside of Orlando Florida with his wife, identical twin girls, and energetic son. Tim’s first Apple product was a 1999 Wall Street PowerBook G3, which lit the spark for what is now an over 18-year relationship with Apple and its products. In his spare time, you can find Tim diving for lobsters in Islamorada, running, or busy doing family activities such as little league baseball, and youth soccer.
Jake leads our Operations team and keeps us focused on our vision. Before joining Appogee, Jake lived and worked in China. He also served as the Head of Operations at a software startup that joined Appogee on this list of fastest-growing companies in 2019. Jake grew up in Florida and currently resides in Greenville, NC. When he is not helping deploy Apple Products in the Enterprise you can find Jake out on the water or planning the next big thing in the local coffee shop.
Kirstie assumes the role of spreadsheet master, numbers wizard and accounting lead at Appogee. Her attention to detail and outgoing personality help to keep the department moving fluidly. Kirstie joined us after moving from Seattle, WA where she received an Associate in Arts degree from Green River Community College. When not at work Kirstie can be found enjoying a good cup of coffee, adventuring around North Carolina with her three little boys, and cultivating her passion for photography.
Ginger joined the Appogee family in 2011. We have not stopped growing since and as one of Appogee’s most senior members, she has had the opportunity to work in many different capacities. She really enjoys helping people and would love to help you! Ginger is passionate about customer satisfaction. "I believe the customer should never have to wait for anything, fast & efficient, that is ME!" Born and raised here in Greenville, Ginger graduated from ECU with a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Community Services. She has a giraffe named Poopsy and loves listening to music, walking, enjoying pool time, making Gingerbread cookies and spending time with her friends & family. She is truly a magical unicorn.
Molly wears a lot of hats - both figuratively and literally. She is an Inside Sales Representative but also handles our marketing and communication efforts. She has a real passion for making human connections in the technology-driven world. Molly joined the Appogee family after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Appalachian State University, which is where she cultivated her love for hiking and the outdoors. She now resides in Golden, Colorado where you will find her either out enjoying the mountains, at a local brewery, or on her couch binge watching Netflix.
Ely joined Appogee from Apple as a Business Pro working with corporate accounts to help with their Apple procurement, deployment, management, and support strategy. With Ely’s eight and a half years experience at Apple, he has a deep understanding of Apple best practices for macOS and iOS deployments in a corporate environment. Born and raised in Tampa, FL, Ely now resides in Sarasota with his girlfriend Hannah and their Goldendoodle, Berry. When Ely is not working to assist with your company's Apple needs, you can find him on the golf course or at the dog park with Berry.
Joseph At Appogee Dot Com comes to us from Mechanicsburg, PA. Joseph gave up his celebrity life as the official eye candy at Uptown Brewing Company, located directly below Appogee Headquarters, in order to focus on his professional career. While at Appogee, he has found his true calling as an e-commerce specialist, inside sales associate, assistant to the Director of Marketing, and head of the Accounting Support Team. Joseph is slated to graduate in 2020, hoping to earn a business degree from East Carolina University. Joseph enjoys going to sporting events, watching TV, and eating, drinking and sleeping during his leisure time.
Megan is our Project Coordinator, responsible for configuration projects and e-commerce. Before joining Appogee, Megan spent nearly a decade in the beverage industry working with startup breweries throughout North Carolina. She holds a BS in Health Fitness from East Carolina University. Megan is the proud owner of “The Dinosaur”, her original 2008 MacBook, which sparked her love of Apple products. In her spare time, you can find Megan searching for New Wave records at the local antique shop or exploring plant nurseries for new additions to her ever-growing home jungle.
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