People Simplifying Technology

Who Is Evolving Solutions?

Evolving Solutions is a technology solutions provider that helps clients modernize and automate their mission-critical applications and infrastructure to support business transformation.

Our business is client-centric consulting and delivery of technical solutions to enable modern operations in a hybrid cloud world.

Our Core Focus

Who we are

People simplifying technology

Our Passion

Creating enduring relationships

Our Promise

Done right, every time

Our Leaders

Jaime Gmach

Chief Executive Officer

Jaime Gmach

Chief Executive Officer

Jaime Gmach co-founded Evolving Solutions almost 25 years ago and continues to lead the company today as its President and CEO. Together with the extended Evolving Solutions team, Jaime has built the company into a leading technology solution provider focused on helping enterprise clients modernize and automate their mission-critical infrastructure to support digital transformation.

In conjunction with a continued focus on the delivery of modern infrastructure solutions, Evolving Solutions is investing in the development of new and innovative business practices to support clients’ success on their journey toward a hybrid cloud operating model.

In addition to Evolving Solutions, Jaime founded Keyva, a services organization focused on cloud automation, orchestration and DevOps in 2018.

One of Jaime’s true passions in life is giving back to the communities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. He has led multiple Evolving Solutions and Keyva philanthropic initiatives in which the companies provided technology, financial and labor support to charitable organizations throughout the region.

Bo Gebbie

President

Bo Gebbie

President

Bo Gebbie was appointed president of Evolving Solutions in August 2021. In this role, Bo is responsible for the P&L and daily operations of the company. Bo joined Evolving Solutions in January 2017 as the Vice President of Sales, Services and Marketing. He is a member of the Executive and Management Teams and represents the organization externally on vendor and partner Advisory Councils. 

Bo and team develop the quarterly and annual sales strategies/targets, services offerings, marketing programs and cross-team KPIs.  Additionally, Bo leads senior level relationships with key principals at clients, manufacturers and other technology organizations. 

Before joining Evolving Solutions, Bo was an IBM executive, serving last as Vice President of Server Solution Sales, North America.  In that role, he had sales and profit responsibility for a $3B portfolio across Power Systems, z Systems and the Server Linux brands.  Prior to that, Bo was the Business Unit Executive, Power Systems Sales, North America. 

Bo has a finance degree from the University of Evansville and an MBA from Creighton University.  He is the president of the board of Nebraska HOBY Youth Leadership; chairperson of the University of Evansville Board of Visitors; and a member of the Educational Foundation of Lambda Chi Alpha Board of Directors and Hanscom Park Church finance board. 

Joel Wyttenhove

Vice President of Operations and Finance

Joel Wyttenhove

Vice President of Operations and Finance

Joel Wyttenhove has more than 35 years of operations and financial experience in the technology industry. Joel’s career began in public accounting, where he specialized in tax and strategic planning for small- to mid-sized businesses.

He became the CFO of a Minneapolis-based IBM business partner in 1985. In this position, Joel led the organization to 100% growth over a five-year period while it transitioned from hardware distribution to software and services systems integration.

In 1990, Joel began to design, sell, and support his own visionary ERP solution, ultimately used by over 75 organizations throughout the computer technology distribution industry.

Joel joined Evolving Solutions in 2001 as the controller and was promoted to vice president of operations and finance in 2008. He brings vast knowledge of financial controls, reporting, and strategic planning.

Susanna Woods

Director of Sales

Susanna Woods

Director of Sales

Susanna Woods joined Evolving Solutions in January 2018 as director of sales. She is responsible for developing and executing all sales strategies and leads a team of 20 sellers.

Prior to joining Evolving Solutions, Susanna served in a variety of marketing, sales, and sales leadership roles in the technology industry over the past 30 years. Most recently, Susanna was the director of commercial sales at IBM, where she was responsible for sales and profit for IBM’s distribution clients across the organization’s entire portfolio.

Susanna is passionate about developing next-generation talent. She is a formal mentor to many early-career professionals and is an active volunteer through Genesys Works.

Susanna is married with three children. She lives in Medina, MN, and is a member of Wayzata Community Church, where she served for three years as a member of the Board of Deacons.

Michael Downs

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Downs

Chief Technology Officer

Michael joined Evolving Solutions in 2014 to develop solutions for our clients across hardware and software, both on and off premise. For more than 20 years, he has created architecture—including hybrid cloud, high performance computing, integration, automation, and end user computing—to solve complex business problems. His broad technology, business, and industry experience provides valuable perspective to our clients working to implement innovative technologies that support their success.

As chief technology officer, Michael leads our team of experts focused on helping clients solve their most challenging problems. He is constantly evaluating emerging technologies and sharing that information with Evolving Solutions’ technical teams so they can better help clients address their business challenges.

 

Heather Lenort

Director of Human Resources

Heather Lenort

Director of Human Resources

Heather Lenort joined Evolving Solutions in June 2016 as the HR manager with 15 years of experience in the IT industry. As the director of HR, Heather is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee engagement, benefits administration, compliance and policy development, and supporting employee wellness.

Before joining Evolving Solutions, Heather started her career as a technical recruiter and developed in various HR roles—most recently, the director of HR at Viking Engineering. Heather graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science. She is an active member of SHRM and the Minnesota High Tech Association.

Alissa Onell

Controller

Alissa Onell

Controller

Alissa joined Evolving Solutions in 2018 and brings more than 20 years of experience to the organization. Alissa is responsible for managing all accounting, operations & logistics, and IT aspects for Evolving Solutions.

Prior to joining Evolving Solutions, Alissa served in leadership roles at software companies ranging from start-ups to well-established organizations. She has a deep passion for organizational improvement and developing people and processes.

Alissa graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a degree in accounting and management.

Jason Blake

Director of Service Delivery

Jason Blake

Director of Service Delivery

Jason, director of service delivery, joined Evolving Solutions in 2020 and brings more than 20 years of technology experience to the organization. He is responsible for all consulting and professional services engagements with our clients. Jason’s team has a wide background of experience across hybrid cloud, data center, and software solutions.

Prior to joining Evolving Solutions, Jason held other engineering and services leadership roles at leading technology organizations. He brings a deep knowledge of offering management, service delivery, strategy, and technology transformation.

Jason graduated with a degree in management information systems from Pennsylvania State University. In his free time, Jason is an avid cyclist, homebrewer, and pitmaster. He lives in Excelsior, MN, with his wife, son, and two Labrador retrievers.