Meet Our Management Team
President and Chief Executive Officer
Charles Layne serves as the Chief Executive Officer for
Signature Technology Group, Inc., responsible for the
execution of STG's global business, while developing STG's
forward moving strategy through the constantly changing landscape
of the IT industry. Charles is a seasoned IT executive who
joined STG in February of 2011, coming from Microsoft where he held
senior leadership roles within the solution sales organization. He
started his IT career as a consultant for IBM, and then
joined Insight Enterprises, where he served as an officer
while running their Small and Medium Business division, as
well as their Software Solutions Sales division.
Charles' background has been focused on driving sales, strategic
planning, business and channel development, and delivering variable
work force staffing models. He is a recognized leader in the IT
industry with a keen understanding of the marketplace, with an
emphasis on service delivery models that focus on the client
Charles is a native of Arizona and received
his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Arizona State
University. In addition, he holds a Global Leadership Certificate
from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He serves on the
Board of Directors for the Arizona Technology Council, as well as
the Board of Directors for the Scottsdale/Paradise Valley
YMCA. Charles had previously served on the Board of Directors
for the Arizona Blind and Deaf Children's Foundation.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Aaron Zeper serves as the Vice President of Sales &
Marketing at STG. During his career he has held a variety of
leadership roles in Sales, Marketing, and Product Management. Aaron
has been in the technology industry for the past 12 years, working
in both Direct and Channel sales organizations.
For the first five years of his career, he worked as a
consultant/contractor leading direct sales teams and direct sales
programs for IBM, Computer Associates, IBM Software, and
Microsoft. The client sets included SMB, Mid‐Market, Large
Enterprise, and Public Sector, and the programs focused on demand
generation, solution sales, and account management. During this
time Aaron moved overseas to Ireland in a consulting capacity to
assist IBM with their EMEA Direct Sales organization. Within
his program leadership roles, Aaron led all functional areas
including sales, marketing, and operations.
Aaron's next role was with a Fortune 500 leading provider of IT
products and services. Aaron was an executive leading large
field sales organization for Public Sector, SMB, and Software
Solutions. For his last two years, Aaron was responsible for
this company's $1Billion North American Microsoft business,
including: sales, marketing, product management, and
services. He was a valued member of the Microsoft
Infrastructure Partner Advisory Council, as well as the Microsoft
Partner Engagement Board. Aaron earned his Bachelor of
Science Degree in Finance from Arizona State University.
Stephen K. McEvoy
Vice President, Solution Development
Steve McEvoy joined the STG team as the Vice President of
Operations in October 2007. In his present position, he holds
global responsibility for all sales and operations service delivery
to clients and also assists the corporation as a member
of the management board.
Steve has over 25 years of experience in wide-ranging
corporate management and operational roles. He joined STG from
Symco Corporation, a leading service provider in the IP Banking
sector, and has enjoyed success in major third-party IT hardware
resale's, outsourcing management, disaster recovery services, and
portfolio administration. His previous industry roles include
VP Marketing of Global Services Inc. and various management
positions with Partners Capital Group of Scottsdale, AZ and Unisys
Corporation of Blue Bell, PA. Steve has a BS of Operations
Management from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Vice President, Client Service and
Mary Pearsall joined STG in February of 2006 as the Director of
Eastern Operations. As a member of the STG leadership
team, Mary is responsible for the service delivery, functions,
processes and people in the operations organization, including
quality management and IT supplier relationships.
Prior to her current position at STG, Mary's career has spanned
over 25 years in the IT field with most recent responsibility at
EDS leading the North American Hardware Maintenance Initiative for
EDS/GM Manufacturing. She also held various roles supporting
industrial, commercial, government and health care organizations
during her tenure as an IT management consultant with Plante Moran.
Mary holds a BBA from Eastern Michigan University.
Vice President, Information Technology and
Kevin Nohl joined STG in 2012, as the Vice President of
Information Technology and Consulting. He is responsible for the
technology side of STG's operations, and leading the Consulting
Services side of STG's business pillar.
Kevin joined STG after various managerial roles at Microsoft
(Enterprise Sales and Marketing, Microsoft IT and Xbox
business). Prior to Microsoft, Kevin held managing engineering and
operations roles at Northrop Grumman and Motorola.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial
Engineering from Cal Poly, and Master of Science degree in
Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. Kevin is a
ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with extensive experience
implementing successful Quality and Lean Six Sigma programs at both
Northrop Grumman and Microsoft.
Amy joined the STG Finance team in February of 2008. As
Corporate Controller, Amy is responsible for all finance,
compliance and human resources functions. Prior to joining STG, Amy
held leadership positions in the logistics and commercial food
service industries, as well as the public sector.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Production and
Operations Management from Iowa State University, as well as
Master's degree in Accounting and Financial Management. Amy
is also a licensed CPA in the state of Arizona.