Wes Bunch – CEO
As the co-founder of Bridgehead IT Inc., Wes Bunch has over 15 years of experience in IT Service delivery. His background includes business analysis, process assessment, road-mapping, change management, operational improvement, Infrastructure Support, and project management. Wes also has a soft spot for Cisco Internetworking and RF engineering. He helped to found Bridgehead Networks in the summer of 1999 which evolved, via merger, into Bridgehead IT in 2012. Wes focuses on leading Bridgehead’s large-scale ITSM implementations, R&D, strategic and technical alliances, and sales and marketing outreach.
Chris Brandvik – COO
Chris Brandvik is one of Bridgehead IT Inc.’s founding partners. He brings more than 15 years of technical and management experience. Chris is also our Project Manager and takes great pride in delivering IT Solutions to our new and existing customers. His reputation of seamlessly integrating large scale projects and bringing those projects in on-time and on-budget has helped solidify Bridgehead IT as a premier IT Service Provider in the IT space.
Chris also brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our growing team and is passionate about our customers and their businesses. He is continually working towards finding new and innovative ways to help our customers better their business through technology.
Chris’ vision and industry knowledge continue to drive Bridgehead IT success in the IT Service space. His leadership enables the company to evolve in our ever changing technology industry, so customers are better equipped to optimize their IT Systems and most effectively run their businesses.
Gary Beadle – Director of Business Development
Gary Beadle is a Texas native, living in San Antonio since 1992. He has over 20 years of industry experience, including 13 years of software development and IT management, and 10 years in business development. Gary loves getting to know his clients. He’s passionate about understanding clients’ businesses and creating customized solutions to solve business challenges. Gary is married with four children and enjoys spending time outdoors, training for marathons, and playing basketball and golf. Let Gary know about your IT challenges and he will work hard to solve them!
William Shelby – Director of Client Services
William Shelby started with Bridgehead I.T. in 2006 as a Systems Administrator and has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He transitioned from the fire department and emergency medical services field in 1999, bringing with him the ability to work through critical situations while under pressure. During his tenure with Bridgehead I.T. he has worked in many previous roles ranging from Systems/Network Engineer, Systems Operations Director, and project management.
These roles have provided experience that he is able to apply as Director of Client Services, where he provides account management overview for clients as well as providing network, system, and security assessments for potential new clients. He thrives on walking in to new environments and identifying solutions to problems for our new and existing clients.
In addition to being a City Councilmember for Universal City, William also enjoys music and long distance cycling.
Jason Roesler – Director of I.T. Services
Jason Roesler has been the Director of IT Services with Bridgehead I.T. since 2013; and has been with Bridgehead I.T. since 2011. He has over 17 years of IT experience comprising of both direct technical knowledge and management duties.
In his role as the Director of IT Services, he is responsible for personnel management & development. He works with our technicians to ensure that our customers receive the best technical and customer service experience possible. Jason also assists with translating business needs into IT goals for customers and internal staff. As the Director of IT Services, he also prioritizes, develops and streamlines IT Service based initiatives. Jason graduated from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi with a degree in Management Information Systems. He is a resident of New Braunfels, and lives there with his wife and 4 children. His other passions include fishing, woodworking and music.
Julia Kester – Procurement and IT Vendor Management
Julia Kester was, born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. With a lifelong private education under her belt, beginning at St. Peters Prince of the Apostles, continuing with high school at Antonian College Preparatory for High School, and University of the Incarnate Word in my collegiate years, Julia is now the analyst for Procurement and IT VendorManagement with Bridgehead IT. She is eager to come in to the office everyday due to the caring environment. In Julia’s words, “Work has meaning when we care.”
Bridgehead IT protects every aspect of our clients wellbeing, and Julia’s department will protect your pocketbook by fighting for the best possible pricing on hardware, software and/or licensing. Julia’s team supervises vendors, ensuring stock is secured in order to bypass lengthy delivery times. They also facilitate and create partnerships with manufacturers ensuring our clientele will receive the support required to make their project and day to day procurement needs successful. 38 Without exception, Bridgehead IT protects every aspect of our clients wellbeing. My department will protect your pocketbook by fighting for the best possible pricing on hardware, software and or licensing. Procurement supervises vendors ensuring stock is secured in order to bypass lengthy delivery times. We alsofacilitate and create partnerships with manufacturers ensuring our clientele will receive the support required to make their project and day to day procurement needs successful.
Julia was president of a national sorority, the Zeta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha from 2003-2004 and she enjoys bringing her passion for networking and forging relationships to Bridgehead IT. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and volunteering for the Make a Wish Foundation.
Allison Henning – Business Process Optimization Analyst
Allison Henning is our resident “process translator”, and came to us in 2014 with more than 15 years experience in IT analytics, negotiations and administration, with a consistent focus on organizations in transition. Observant and energetic, we rely on Allison to apply her expertise by tackling our clients’ challenges related to integration, optimization, process/asset management, and general “lifecycle” events involving the business of IT. Whether your team is dreaming of what’s next, or facing a specific IT challenge that is time sensitive, Allison’s strengths lie in unpacking, articulating and level-setting the present state, developing methodologies to solve the “opportunity” at hand, and providing guidance and a roadmap with your next steps.
Allison has a passion for mentorship, team building, and helping others. She resides in San Antonio with her family, where she is always anticipating the next exciting challenge that life will toss her way!