Karl formed an IT consultancy in January of 2000 as a side interest. In 2009 he saw the opportunity move it into a managed service practice that focused on sound IT practices along with cybersecurity and compliance. He hired his first employee in 2009 and grown it quickly since. The business was founded in the Phoenix market and now has offices in Atlanta and San Francisco as well. Karl serves on the advisory council for Connectwise as well as Sophos. He is married to his high school sweetheart and has three amazing children ranging from 16 to 20 years old. In his free-time he sings first tenor in a professional choral group.