Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Keeler has been in the growing technology field for over 18 years. After earning his B.A. in Information Systems at Spring Arbor University, he landed in the healthcare industry at Allegan General Hospital where he worked for several years prior to his move to New York City in 2005 with his wife. During his time in the Big Apple, Matt became intimately familiar with Managed Services technologies for a multi-billion dollar hedge fund company. Matt holds certifications in Cisco, Liebert, VMware and Citrix. Having missed the mitten, Matt and his wife moved back to Michigan and have lived near the lakeshore in Grand Haven for over a decade. Matt, his wife and three children enjoy all that Lake Michigan and Coast Guard City has to offer. They spend their summers hosting get-togethers, swimming and the occasional antique shopping.
Chief Innovation Officer
Phil Rienstra has practiced technology consulting for nearly 20 years. A strong background in business and IT consulting makes Phil one of the premier consultants in West Michigan. Currently, Phil holds Microsoft, Cisco, VMware and Liebert certifications and focuses the majority of his time working with datacenter and collaboration technologies.
Chief Technology Officer
Braden has been in the technology field for over twelve years. He spent the early part of his career working as the network admin at a community hospital, and transitioned from there to the world of consulting. His consulting focus includes project engineering and management, with an emphasis in the voice and collaboration spaces. Braden holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Calvin College, as well as several certifications from Cisco and Microsoft. He lives with his family in Grand Rapids where they are active participants in the community.
Chief Information Security Officer
Bob has 19 years of experience in the technology consulting field, and holds certifications as an Information Systems Analyst, in Cisco Enterprise Networks, Cisco Datacenter, Cisco Meraki, VMware Datacenter, VMware Desktop, Microsoft, Veeam, EMC, Tegile, Pure Storage, and HPE Nimble. He began his career working as an engineer in the SMB space as he completed his GVSU undergraduate (Information Systems), then moved into datacenter and enterprise networks consulting for larger organizations, and rounded out his consulting portfolio by taking on the discipline of Information Security. Eventually moving into presales, practice lead, and practice building roles, he is currently working on bringing his diverse experience to bear in a solutions offering for the Industrial IoT space.
Managed IT Services Lead
Dan Lapinski has been in the technology field for over 10 years. After attending the University of Michigan, he received a B.A. in Economics and is currently attending Texas A&M to receive a MBA degree. Dan has past experience as an IT Director in higher education in Houston, Texas. With the experience Dan has had over the years, he is now our Service and Project Manager. He loves everything that has to do with cars and sailing. He also lived in the British Virgin Islands for three years where he gained social and cultural perspective working in another country.
Marketing & Sales Manager
Maggie was introduced to The KR Group 6 years ago as a college senior at Grand Valley State University. Since graduating in 2014 with her degree in Advertising and Public Relations, Maggie has gone from intern to Marketing & Sales Manager, growing The KR Group brand through strategic marketing campaigns, and managing the sales and marketing team. As a West Michigan native, Maggie enjoys exploring Michigan with her husband Tom on their motorcycle, and spending time participating in or watching local theatre.
Security Services Manager
Jamey Wofford has been in the technology field for over 24 years. After attending Northern Michigan and Davenport Universities, he earned a B.A.S. in Computer Science. A vast majority of his career was spent in the public sector before transitioning to consulting in 2014. He holds the CISSP designation, as well as a variety of Microsoft and Cisco certifications. In his spare time, he is active in the West Michigan information security community. Jamey lives with his family in the Muskegon area.