Meet our expert team

    The key to our success is our staff and their continued education. As new proven techniques and technologies come to the market, our staff will be well versed and trained. This ongoing education is evident in the expert service we provide to our customers.

    Leadership

    Brian Ruschman

    President

    Brian Ruschman is the President of C-Forward. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in…

    Mike Grout

    Sr. Vice President & COO

    Mike Grout is C-Forward’s Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), and ha…

    Dale Silver

    Vice President Client Services

    Dale Silver joined the firm in 2012 and was promoted to Vice President Client Services…

    Kevin Stiverson

    Vice President Projects

    Kevin Stiverson is the Vice President of Project Services.  In his over 16 years of IT,…

    Our people are our greatest strength

    Sales

    Andrew Mynhier

    Purchasing Specialist

    Andrew joined our team in 2007 as a tech, and took over as the Purchasing Specialist in…

    Greg Brown

    Director Central Region

    Greg began his sales career shortly after graduation from Western Kentucky University w…

    Client Services

    Hannah Francis

    Client Services Admin

    Hannah Francis is the newest member of the Client Services department. In addition to h…

    Chuckie Hatmaker

    Service Response Technician

    Chuckie Hatmaker is a Service Response Technician at C-Forward. After graduating from…

    Jamie Liles

    Scheduling Coordinator

    Jamie Liles joined our Client Services Team as the Scheduling Coordinator/Admin Assista…

    Technical Services

    Patrick Bitters

    Centralized Services Supervisor

    Patrick Bitters was promoted to Centralized Services Supervisor in 2017 having been wit…

    Bryan Cobb

    vCIO/Project Lead

    Bryan Cobb was promoted to vCIO/Project Lead after he joined Network Engineer for C-For…

    Eric Conner

    Network Technician

    Eric Conner is a Network Engineer for C-Forward. He has enjoyed working in the IT field…

    Mike Francis

    Project Lead

    Mike Francis joined C-Forward as a Network Technician.  He was promoted to Project Lead…

    Chad Hall

    Centralized Services Technician

    Chad is part of the Centralized Services Team as a Network Technician with over 7 years…

    Randy Hamlin

    Network Technician

    Randy Hamlin is a Network Technicians with more than 20 years in the computer industry.…

    Chuck Hicks

    Network Engineer

    Chuck Hicks joined C-Forward in 2017 with a vast array of technical experience. He att…

    Patrick Hoffman

    Network Technician

    Patrick Hoffman is a Network Technician with the Centralized Services Team. He graduate…

    Joe Madden

    Network Technician

    Joe Madden is a skilled Network Technician, bringing over 6 years of experience in Info…

    Quinn O’Bryan

    Helpdesk Technician

    Quinn O’Bryan is a Helpdesk Technician at C-Forward. He currently is pursuing a B.S in…

    Alex Poston

    Help Desk Technician

    Alex Poston is a help desk technician at C-Forward.

    Matt Rayburn

    Network Engineer

    Matthew Rayburn is a Network Engineer with over nine years of experience in the IT indu…

    Dan Rountree

    Network Engineer

    Dan began his career in 2006 consulting for several small organizations. In 2011, he jo…

    Herb Schaffner

    Network Engineer

    Herb Schaffner is a Network Engineer and has been in the I.T. field for 22 years, holdi…

    Jason Strange

    Network Technician

    Jason Strange has worked 10 years in the IT industry with an Associate’s Degree in Comp…

    Ben Virost

    Technical Services Supervisor

    Ben Virost was promoted in 2017 to our Technical Services Supervisor.  He manages sever…

    Susan Walker

    Network Engineer

    Susan Walker is a Network Engineer and a valuable asset of C-Forward.  She is the go-to…