Our passion and commitment to ministry starts at the top.
ACS Technologies is led by a team of ministry-minded professionals who truly believe people and technology can work together to make an eternal impact. Our leadership team approaches each day as a new opportunity to find ways to benefit your ministry in practical ways. We chart our course by creating innovative ministry solutions and responding to the needs of our clients: churches, denominations, private schools, and more. We have been doing this for over 40 years and consider it an honor to partner with ministries all over the country and beyond.
President & CEO
Joe serves as President & CEO. In this role, Joe is primarily responsible for strategic and financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and investment management. Joe came to ACS Technologies in 2018 from Aspen Grove Landscape Group where he served as the Regional Manager of Finance. With more than 30 years of financial management experience, Joe has lent his talents to companies throughout the country such as Whittman-Hart, Inc., Thomson Learning, and Immediate Impact Group. He has a bachelor’s degree from Thomas More College. Joe currently serves on the Board of Directors for several ministries including Imago Dei Christian Fellowship, The Father’s House, and Mark Barclay Ministries.
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Human Resources
Cary serves as the Vice President of Human Resources and has implemented several productive programs and processes for the company. He joined ACS Technologies in 2012 with more than 20 years of progressive and strategic Human Resources leadership experience from multinational corporations such as Roche Pharmaceuticals, Becton Dickinson, and Baxter Healthcare International. He has a business administration degree from East Carolina University and a MS in Human Resources from Troy State University.
Vice President, Technology
Steve serves as the Vice President of Technology and oversees the programming, quality assurance, and product design departments. He was instrumental in developing various platforms including CP/M, MS-DOS, Novel, Zenix, Unix, AIX, Windows, and .Net for the company’s many products. He has been with the company since 1982 and started in the programming department. Steve has a degree in management science from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University.
John Gilman II
Vice President, Marketing
As the Vice President of Marketing, John is responsible for Marketing’s overall corporate strategy and direction. Story teller, promoter, problem solver to churches of all sizes and shapes. Brand ambassador, content creator, and communicator. John has traveled the world working with prominent non-profit ministries and has led marketing initiatives for mega-brands like Walt Disney, Coca Cola, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, NASCAR, and TV Guide to name a few. John studied Communications at Oral Roberts University and has begun a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership at Regent University. He also serves on the board of directors for Dayspring International.
Vice President, Client Experience
Donna is the Vice President of Client Experience and is responsible for planning and operations of the customer support department. Her focus is on customer satisfaction and client retention. Donna has also served as a Customer Support Manager. She actually started as a support representative in 1985, when the company was still called Computer Dimensions. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Lander College.
Vice President, Planning
Pattie plays an integral role in key areas across the company, including project management, business partnerships, operational excellence, and more. She has also served as the Senior Director of Product Management and the Senior Director of Enterprise Churches. She has been instrumental in developing the company’s programs to leverage the power of the Internet. Pattie joined ACS Technologies in 1995 and has served in many departments and leadership roles during her tenure. Prior to that, she worked in advertising and brand management leadership with Procter & Gamble. She also worked with Koinonia Partners, the birthplace of Habitat for Humanity. Pattie earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and an MBA from Columbia University. Pattie attends St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Florence, SC.
Vice President, Corporate Operations
Dean is the VP of Corporate Operations and is responsible for ensuring our staff have the tools necessary to serve our customers well. He is also responsible for Information Technology and all campus facilities. Born and raised in South Carolina, He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems Management and serves on the board, and in leadership for a few local non-profit organizations. His passions include helping others succeed.