About Us

Expertise. Commitment. Value.

At Versiant, we have the expertise and commitment to create value as your trusted partner.

2008

Founded

25+

Product Offerings

75+

Global Clients

15K+

Devices Under Management

Our Story

Versiant started as the IT department for a division of a large F300 company which managed and delivered cost effective IT solutions to complex work environments globally. We know how to deliver cost effective solutions providing true business value. We know applications, development, infrastructure, network, data center, cloud, security, compliance and support. This allows you to focus on the future while we take care of the present. Working with us is like working with your own team. We operate as your trusted partner.

We have been in business for over 11 years and operate and manage mission critical business applications globally. Our people are highly experienced in the 24x7x365 world we live in and deliver compliant and highly secure solutions. We have expanded on our domain expertise in Maritime Logistics to Healthcare, Manufacturing, Financial, Aerospace and Government industries.

Executive Team

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Ed Reade
CEO & Managing Partner

Edward Reade co-founded Versiant in 2008 and is responsible for designing and implementing Versiant’s long-term technology vision, as well as driving innovation across the company. In this role, he is accountable for the company’s strategy, formulation, development and implementation of technology services and applications. He and his team focus on research and development and strategy, turning emerging technologies into products and approaches that can help Versiant’s customers.

He has held a number of roles within Versiant, and became COO in 2017. Edward earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Western Carolina University. Prior to starting Versiant, Edward managed software development for APM Terminals, designing and implementing innovative technology solutions globally.

Ed Reade
CEO & Managing Partner
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Chris Fogarty
CTO & Managing Partner

As Chief Technology Officer, Christopher is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and general management of Versiant’s operations and product management. In this role, Christopher has helped establish Versiant as a global, award-winning IT Managed Service and Solutions Provider. Under his management, Versiant has consistently achieved year-over-year growth.

Over the last 10 years, Christopher has helped guide Versiant’s growth from a Marine Terminal IT provider into other industries including health care, manufacturing, and container packaged foods. Since 2008, Versiant has grown from a small out-source initiative to a company with over 100 customers with 10 percent of its customers represented as fortune 500 customers.

Christopher received his bachelor’s degrees from The University of London and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He has degrees in Philosophy of Math and Science, Analytical Philosophy, History and Classical Languages. He currently lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and four children. In his spare time he is a still life and landscape painter, astro-photographer, and technical wreck diver.

Chris Fogarty
CTO & Managing Partner
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Josh Wolff
VP, Sales & Marketing

Josh is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Versiant and brings over 20 years of experience to the role. Prior to joining Versiant, Josh served as the Senior Vice President of the Segra Data Center business, overseeing the company’s data center and cloud services efforts across their entire fiber network. Before Segra, Josh was the Director of Business Development for Perficient’s Microsoft National Business Unit across the Mid-Atlantic and Carolinas. From 2005 to 2011, he was the General Manager and Regional Director of Hosted Solutions/Windstream Communications’ Charlotte Data Center Operations.

Josh is a graduate of Emory University and Providence High School.

Josh Wolff
VP, Sales & Marketing
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Will McKaughan
CFO & Managing Partner

As the CFO and Treasurer at Versiant Corporation, Will is responsible for the company’s budget and financial statements. In addition, he oversees the company’s HR policies, benefits, and contractual and legal arrangements. Prior to founding Versiant Corporation in 2008, Will spent more than 20 years working for the AP Moller company supporting their intermodal, I.T., trucking, liner, and terminal business units.

Will holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Winthrop University and a MBA from The Citadel.

Will McKaughan
CFO & Managing Partner

Management


Reginald Staples
Senior Solutions Architect
Reginald Staples
Senior Solutions Architect

Bill Passmore
Director of Operations
Bill Passmore
Director of Operations

Rita Melvin
Director of Service Delivery
Rita Melvin
Director of Service Delivery

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