OUR LEADERS

Our team drives innovative IT solutions.

Faced with the fast-paced changes in technology and challenging IT requirements, our management team works together to develop cutting-edge IT solutions for our clients.  Always striving for excellence, they collaborate with their teams to continually look for ways to improve the client experience.  At Evolving Solutions, client partnership is a top priority. From developing long-term relationships to implementing IT solutions, our management team looks for ways to truly support our customers and keep them ahead of the competition. 

Jaime Gmach – President & CEO

Jaime Gmach co-founded Minneapolis-based Evolving Solutions in January of 1996 after spending the previous ten years sharpening his entrepreneurial skills in the technology industry. His previous roles range from Customer Engineer to Director of Technical Services to Sales Manager. Years of face-to-face client interaction in these roles shaped Jaime’s strong technical perspective of the business and set him up for success in his current role: President of Evolving Solutions.

Jaime brings expertise in disaster backup and data recovery solutions. He has co-authored industry articles on storage and server virtualization using LPAR and live partition mobility.  He has also been published in a number of industry trade magazines, including CRN, Computer Technology News, and ADVANCE for Imaging & Oncology Administrators.

Named a “Finance & Commerce Innovator of the Year” in 2004, Jaime helped drive Evolving Solutions’ advancements in server and storage virtualization products and solutions. In the same year, Evolving Solutions was named both a CRN Fast Growth Storage Integrator and one of the Twin Cities Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies.

Jaime Gmach - President & CEO
Joel Wyttenhove - VP of Operations and Finance

Joel Wyttenhove – VP of Operations and Finance

Joel Wyttenhove has over 30 years of operations and financial experience in the technology industry. Joel’s career began as a Certified Public Accountant, where he specialized in tax and strategic planning for small to mid-sized businesses. He then worked as the CFO of a Minneapolis-based IBM business partner. In this position, Joel oversaw 100% growth while the company transitioned from a hardware distributor to a software and services systems integrator. Drawing from these experiences, Joel started his own business to create, design, sell and support a visionary ERP solution. This solution is used by over 75 companies throughout the computer technology distribution industry.

Starting in 2001, Joel joined Evolving Solutions as the controller, and in 2008, he was promoted to Vice President of Operations and Finance. Based upon his past experiences, Joel brings a wealth of knowledge into the financial controls, reporting and strategic planning business functions.

Jeff Ernste – Sales and Business Development Manager

Evolving Solutions:  2002-Present

  • 2002-2004:  Storage Sales and Sales Management
  • 2005-2007:  Manager, IBM End User Sales
  • 2008-Present:  Manager, End User Sales

IBM:  1989-2002

  • 1989-1992:  Sales and Engineering Training
  • 1992-1996:  LAN network, server and client system technical sales
  • 1997-2000:  Sales Management, IBM Personal Systems Group, Southwestern Area
  • 2001-2002:  Sales Management, IBM Storage, Upper Midwest
Jeff Ernste - Sales and Business Development Manager

Melanie Glawe – Operations Manager

Melanie Glawe joined Evolving Solutions in 2015 with over 20 years of experience in operations management.  Melanie is responsible for overall leadership of the operations team, defining policies and internal controls to drive efficiency while maintaining quality.

Melanie’s operations experience spans a variety of industries: Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Telecommunications and other Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) organizations. Her areas of expertise include: operations management, establishing and managing supplier relationships, building high performing teams, and leading operational process improvement initiatives.

Amber Murphy – Marketing Manager

Amber joined the Evolving Solutions team in 2012 and brings marketing experience from a variety of industries.  With a passion for branding and communications, Amber is helping to increase awareness, demand generation, event planning and digital campaign management.

Prior to Evolving Solutions, Amber spent four years at UnitedHealth Group in Minneapolis as a marketing manager to support healthcare plans and initiatives. She also spent two years with Carolina Farm Credit providing marketing support to 37 branches throughout North Carolina.

Amber is a member of the IBM Business Partner Marketing Advisory Council and an MBA graduate from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and earned her B.A. at Winona State University.

Amber Murphy - Marketing Manager

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