Meet Our Leaders

Get to know the individuals responsible for leading The KR Group into the future.

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MATTHEW KEELER

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. There, Matt became intimately familiar with managed services technologies for a multi-billion dollar hedge fund company before moving back to Michigan. Matt holds certifications in Cisco, Liebert, VMware and Citrix.
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PHILIP RIENSTRA

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.
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BRADEN BOLKEMA

Chief Technology Officer
Braden has been in the technology field for over 12 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. 
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BOB BARRETT

Chief Information Security Officer
Bob has 19 years of experience in the technology consulting field. 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. Bob holds certifications for data center and enterprise networks with Cisco, Cisco Meraki, VMware, Microsoft, Veeam, Pure Storage, HPE Nimble, and more.
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MAGGIE DAMITIO

Marketing & Sales Manager
Maggie was introduced to The KR Group 7 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.

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Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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