The Qypsys Management Team

Tim Geske

Mr. Geske serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Qypsys. After graduating from the University of Florida in 1988 with a B.S. in Advertising and a minor in Business Administration, he worked for Pfizer Inc. as a Professional Sales Representative in their Labs division. Mr. Geske was recognized as a top 10% performer and was a 3-time member of the Pfizer Labs All Star team. After his career with Pfizer, Mr. Geske was part of the group that launched ShipShapes, a division of Imageworks Manufacturing based in Chicago, IL. His role was Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Mr. Geske was responsible for launching a new class of direct mail that required petitioning the United States Postal Service and Postal Reform Commission in Washington D.C. (Customized Market Mail). Upon approval of the petition, Mr. Geske became a subject matter expert and featured speaker who traveled nationally and was responsible for capturing 80% of this emerging market. In conjunction with his role in Qypsys, Mr. Geske concurrently serves as the CEO for KableLink Communications.

Alan Bertsch

Mr. Bertsch serves as the President of Qypsys. He possesses over 20 years of experience in business development and management for technology companies. After attending the University of South Florida and serving in the US Army, he relocated to Los Angeles to perform sales, purchasing, and inventory management roles for a company that manufactures aircraft cable assemblies and construction rigging equipment. Mr. Bertsch then became the sales manager for a Canadian-based company that designs and manufactures terrestrial satellite communications equipment. His territory and product responsibilities quickly expanded to cover the entire Eastern United States and newly developed cellular base station product lines. These products were sold to microwave and wireless original equipment manufacturers (OEM), satellite broadcast facilities, and systems integrations firms. After eight years in the satellite communications field, Mr. Bertsch transitioned into telecommunications and IT. He was employed by AT&T where he was responsible for sales and total account management to a Fortune 500 company. Additionally, Mr. Bertsch has performed sales and territory management for an IT engineering firm and a software development firm. In his role as the COO of Qypsys, Mr. Bertsch leverages his vast experience and technical knowledge across multiple industries, as well as his substantial network of industry contacts, to guide and position Qypsys as a premier technology deployment firm.

Craig Cuffe

Mr. Cuffe serves as the Managing Member of Qypsys, with a primary role in the formation and implementation of Qypsys’ installation and maintenance capabilities, as well as the marketing of service capabilities.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida, Mr. Cuffe assumed various roles in the telecommunications industry. As senior vice president of a national broadband deployment company he was responsible for managing growth and operations. Under Mr. Cuffe’s leadership the company grew from 18 employees to 750 employees in a two-year time period. In 2001, Mr. Cuffe leveraged his experience and founded KableLink Communications, LLC, a Tampa-based communications installation and maintenance entity. He has guided the company’s growth efforts, which currently includes operations in multiple geographic markets across the United States. Mr. Cuffe’s experience in forming and managing start-up entities that utilize a large skilled labor force was fundamental to the foundation of Qypsys’s mission.

Pete Nelson

Mr. Nelson serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Qypsys. He holds a B.S. in Engineering & Management from Clarkson University. Mr. Nelson worked in the electrical industry as a Sales and Marketing Engineer with Eaton Corporation and then in the telecommunications industry as a regional manager with Acterna Corporation. He focused on the sales and deployment of physical and service layer test equipment to large service providers. Mr. Nelson then attended the University of Florida where he earned his M.B.A., with a concentration in security analysis and real estate. Mr. Nelson was then employed by SunTrust Bank to manage corporate relationships and was responsible for business development efforts with corporations, alternative lenders, and private equity firms. After banking, Mr. Nelson entered the green industries segment and served as the President of Mother’s Organics, Inc., a large-scale organics recycling concern in Tampa, Florida where he was responsible for building the company since its inception.