Our Team

Principals / Partners

Peter Marcum
Peter Marcum

Founding Partner & CEO

Brittany Wegusen
Brittany Wegusen

Chief Operations Officer

Mitch Ballard
Mitch Ballard

Founding Partner

Thomas Ross
Thomas Ross

Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect

Sanjay Vyas
Sanjay Vyas

Admin Director - India

Debby Dickens
Debby Dickens

Vice President of Finance

Dr. Turner Nashe
Dr. Turner Nashe

Partner

Operating Staff

Stu Miller
Stu Miller

Vice President Special Projects

Stephen Davis
Stephen Davis

Chief Business Officer

Neal Barnhill
Neal Barnhill

Chief Technology Officer

Micheal Hunt
Micheal Hunt

IT Director

Nidhi Jani
Nidhi Jani

QA Team Manager

Daniel McMahan
Daniel McMahan

Senior Project Consultant

Grant Owens
Grant Owens

Senior Sales Consultant

Ritesh Pancholi
Ritesh Pancholi

PHP Team Manager

Nirav Darji
Nirav Darji

Design Team Manager

Manoj Ginoya
Manoj Ginoya

PHP Team Manager

Ambrish Vadnerkar
Ambrish Vadnerkar

Network Administrator

Amruta Jani
Amruta Jani

SEO Team Manager

Cody Landrum
Cody Landrum

Project Manager

Chelle Watson
Chelle Watson

Business Analyst

Rahul Upadhyay
Rahul Upadhyay

Android Team Manager

Nayan Dave
Nayan Dave

PHP Team Manager

Pradeep Singh
Pradeep Singh

PHP Team Manager

Don Kennedy
Don Kennedy

Senior Project Manager

Sagar Modi
Sagar Modi

.Net Team Manager

Henry Nichols
Henry Nichols

Project Manager

Umang Patel
Umang Patel

QA Team Manager

Amanda Gilbert
Amanda Gilbert

Office Manager

Vrajesh Parmar
Vrajesh Parmar

Design Team Manager

Nilesh varu
Nilesh varu

PHP Team Manager

Joseph "Andy" Simmons
Joseph "Andy" Simmons

Project Manager and Public Relations

Alex Dolezal
Alex Dolezal

Admin Assistant

Matthew Davenport
Matthew Davenport

Project Manager

Rohan Servaia
Rohan Servaia

iOS Team Manager

Sagar Bhatt
Sagar Bhatt

QA Team Manager

Kory Cheshier
Kory Cheshier

Project Manager

Chris Bohon
Chris Bohon

Senior Project Consultant

Chelsie Pierre
Chelsie Pierre

SEO Project Manager

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Peter Marcum

Peter Marcum

Founding Partner & CEO

Peter Marcum has spent his career building technology companies. Peter is a self-taught computer programmer, who entered the information technology field in the early 1980s by developing and selling a public housing software package. In 1985, he started JML Computers to build LANs and WANs. In 1990, Computerland, a competitor, recognized Peter’s success. He sold JML Computers and went to Nashville, Tennessee, as owner of Computerland of Nashville and Birmingham, which grew into a multi-million dollar company that he eventually sold.

In 1995, Peter founded Nashville Computer Liquidators and developed it into a $100 million business, which he sold in 2000. He co-founded Essex Technology Group and helped create a large online reseller that later became the brick-and-mortar stores, Bargain Hunt, with 85 retail locations throughout the southeast. A private equity firm bought a majority ownership of Bargain Hunt in November of 2015.

In 2003, Peter created WV Fiber, a national fiber network specializing in wholesale bandwidth in eighteen U.S. and five EU colocation centers and served as its CEO. WV Fiber’s customers included Charter Cable’s home users in five states, Akamai, and others.

Peter bought Usenet Server, a subsidiary of WV Fiber with 9,000 clients, building it to 35,000 online customers, and sold it in 2007. While Working with WV Fiber and Usenet Server, Peter obtained the knowledge required to operate a large SaaS (software as a service) business. When WV Fiber was sold in 2008, its small programming arm was not included in the sale, and later evolved into DevDigital, LLC, which offers Web and application development services. With headquarters in Nashville and a development center in Vadodara, India, and, most recently, Freeport, Bahamas, DevDigital has evolved into a full-service software developer that also offers SEO, learning management systems, and hosting.

DevDigital has moved into equity investing as a way to further leverage its capabilities. In 2016, Kernel Equity was launched as a mechanism to invest in projects for education, healthcare, regulatory compliance, music, e-commerce, and other opportunities. Kernel Equity offers an innovative way for DevDigital to help grow companies that need more than just financing or programming support by providing technical knowledge, development experience, and capital.

Brittany Wegusen

Brittany Wegusen

Chief Operations Officer

Brittany Wegusen is a partner and the Director of Operations at DevDigital. She oversees the day to day activities for the Nashville office working closely with the DevDigital founders and the director of our India office to improve processes and ensure we are delivering projects on time, on budget while creating valuable solutions for our clients.

In addition to her role at DevDigital, Brittany is founder and CEO of Kalatech, a company that develops technology solutions for the music industry, specifically for booking agencies, tour logistics and music publishing companies. Her role includes everything and anything necessary to make Kalatech a success, from analyzing user trends to improve the products, establishing new business, sales and budgeting plans, establishing a solid team, and creating strategic partnerships. Kalatech won the award for Early Stage Company from the Nashville Technology Council for 2014.

Previous to DevDigital, Brittany worked at the Abercrombie & Fitch headquarters in their Inventory Management department. She was a part of a cross-functional team that communicated business issues, risks, and opportunities to maximize productivity and profitability.

Brittany has been an active volunteer with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was the co-chair for their annual Nashville’s 30 under 30 event in 2014 and is on the Pathway Women's Business center advisory board. She was selected to the 2015 class of Nashville 30 under 30s. She also participates in Junior League, Girl Geek Dinner, Project Music, and just wrapped up a two year board position with the Nashville Miami University Alumni Association. Brittany moved to Nashville in 2010 with her husband, Bobby, and cat, Kahlua from Columbus, OH. In her free time she enjoys frequenting the Nashville Zoo, spending time with family, and traveling.

Mitch Ballard

Mitch Ballard

Founding Partner

Mitch Ballard moved to Nashville, TN in 1992 after graduating from the University of North Texas. Previously an on-air talent in radio and television in his native Texas, Mitch spent the next 16 years in the music business tour managing major national acts, as well as writing songs with some of Nashville's finest singers and songwriters.

In 1997, while working with hit country artist Kevin Sharp, Mitch saw the value and need to be on the Internet. With an off-the-shelf web development program, Mitch launched KevinSharp.com A large number of music based websites soon followed.

With a long background in the music business, Mitch developed early on web-based applications for music booking agencies and a system to manage concert tours for Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean and Clay Walker.

Mitch's current projects include The Home Depot, Glow Motion Technologies (Superbowl XLIX, Ariana Grande Tour, Hunter Hayes Tour, Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards, Drake, Keith Urban), Tupperware and all digital assets of historical World Famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge.

Mitch resides in Austin, TX and serves as Sr. Director, Creative for BMI's Austin office. BMI is the the largest music rights organization in the U.S. He is also a partner in Music City Beer Company.

In his spare time, Mitch enjoys the outdoors, is an avid mountain biker, tools western style leather and plays occasional gigs with his 10 piece western swing band Mitch Ballard and The Western Swing Machine. Mitch is also a board member for Sing Me A Story Foundation. A Lifetime Member of the Country Music Association and a voting member of NARAS The Grammys.

Thomas Ross

Thomas Ross

Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect

Once upon a time, in a beautiful land, far away from here, there lived a handsome and wealthy prince. When he passed by, the sun shined brighter, children stopped weeping, and women began to swoon…. Yeah, he doesn’t know who Tom Ross is either.

Tom has been with DevDigital since 2011. He is a Senior Project Manager, an SEO & Social Media Consultant/Trainer, a .NET Developer, a Technological Lifeguard, and a Professional Coffee Drinker. He specializes in Enterprise Systems, Search Engine Optimization, and Database Design. Most of his work is in the Health Care and Construction space.

He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, and has a BBA in Computer Information Systems and a BS in Economics, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While in school, Tom founded and presided over three of the largest student organizations and held office in many others. He was also the Southeast Regional Director of Student Veterans of America, and was responsible for the welfare of veterans at every school in 15 states.

Tom is also a Veteran with 13 years of service. He spent 12 years with the U.S. Army Military Police, including multiple deployments—his last being 19 months in Iraq. He was then reclassified as a Network Systems Operator/Analyst where he was responsible for all networking and computer related functions of a Combat Support Hospital. He has over 35 citations including the Bronze Star, the Global War on Terrorism Service and Expeditionary Medals, the Iraq Campaign Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal.

Tom is lucky enough to have an amazing girlfriend who puts up with his long hours of work. He also has 2 amazing children, 2 dogs, 6 cats, 2 ferrets and a turtle. In his spare time he likes to…. Wait, who is he kidding? With all of those animals at home he doesn’t have any free time!

Sanjay Vyas

Sanjay Vyas

Admin Director - India

Sanjay joined DevDigital's office in Baroda, India in 2009 to manage office administration.

After completing his Masters in Commerce in 1988, he joined the Indian corporate sector to manage organizations.

With more than 26 years of extensive experience in resource management, administration, and accounting, Sanjay has worked with companies in various sectors, including Automation, Construction, and Engineering.

In his free time, Sanjay loves to spend quality time with his family and friends, and has a strong passion for books and music.

Debby Dickens

Debby Dickens

Vice President of Finance

Debby joined DevDigital in January 2013 and quickly took over all finance functions. She started her accounting career when she took a 6 week course during her Junior year in high school, where she quickly learned the love of accounting. She has 20 plus years of experience, from working in the Country Music Industry, working for a Business Manager, to working for an Internet Based company for Car dealerships around the country. She is a native of Nashville, TN.

In her free time she enjoys going to Predator's and Titan's games, playing volleyball and golf, doing anything outside, spending time with her family and friends, and hanging out with her three wonderful rowdy boys, and sweet, only girl step-daughter, and striving to raise her boys to be great husbands and fathers one day.

Dr. Turner Nashe

Dr. Turner Nashe

Partner

Dr. Turner Nashe, President of IDS - is an entrepreneur, inventor, innovator and recognized leader in building technology that facilitates delivery of educational and entertainment content to security sensitive industries. Dr. Nashe is based in Nashville, TN where he received his doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University. Dr. Nashe also received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from John Carroll University.

Dr. Nashe has built several businesses around proprietary digital delivery systems. These systems provide relevant content to schools, correctional facilities and health care providers. He has worked with firms in the private and public sector as well as governmental entities. His work has attracted firms from start up technology firms to the Fortune 500. His inventions have created innovative solutions for emerging eco-systems that are revolutionizing traditional approaches to delivery of educational content and performance verification within secure facilities.

His thought leadership has helped organizations transition from the mental models of an ego-system to the 21st century eco-system. His inventions represent innovative approaches to the use of digital technology as the means to accelerate human development and social performance. While technology is rapidly advancing, Dr. Nashe wants to ensure that it enables and optimizes human development to its fullest potential.