Key Management

Austin Vanchieri, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Vanchieri is President & CEO of Visual Edge Technology; and formerly President of Xerox Information Systems, a billion dollar division of Xerox Corporation, and Xerox Corporate Vice President.

Michael Brigner, Senior Vice President

Mr. Brigner was formerly Vice President, Market Development and Investments for Sharp Documents Solutions Company of America. Prior to that he held executive sales/operation leadership positions at IKON, Office Depot, Pitney Bowes, ADP, Savin Corporation, and Xerox Corporation.

Brian Frank, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Frank, was formerly President of Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions, Copeco and GEI WideFormat. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Walsh University and a certificate from the Chicago School of Business.  He began his career as a Sales Representative with Graphic Enterprises in 1984, becoming the highest sales producer in the company’s history.

Mr. Frank was promoted to COO of Visual Edge Technology for his proven ability to develop successful management teams and to maximize company profitability.  Combining professional leadership development and business strategy, Mr. Frank works with acquired VET companies and their presidents to develop transition plans, increase earnings and implement best practices.

David Ramos, VP Business Planning and Analysis

David Ramos was the director of channel strategy service and data platform services at Infotrends (now Keypoint Intelligence), sales operations consultant at strategy development, and general manager and business development manager at IKON Office Solutions.

He received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Alaska Anchorage.

In his current role as vice president of business planning and analysis at Visual Edge Technology, he will conduct benchmark analysis of current Visual Edge operating companies, facilitate operational improvements and efficiencies, and conduct due diligence for all acquisition targets.

Michael Cozzens, VP Business Development

Michael Cozzens, former president of WBS Technology, a Visual Edge Technology company, was president and CEO of Wood Business Systems until it was acquired by Visual Edge in 2015.   Before his ownership of Wood Business Systems, Cozzens served in various regional and executive roles with Kyocera America, spanning over 13 years, including as vice president of sales, Kyocera dealer division.

Mr. Cozzens is a CDIA-certified document imaging architect and has been an active member of the Copier Dealers Association (CDA), Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, and several Dade and Palm Beach County executive groups.  He studied business administration at Georgia State University.

In Cozzens’ current role with Visual Edge, he serves as vice president of business development. As a member of the Visual Edge Executive Management Team, he will be working with Senior VP of Business Development Michael Brigner on a number of growth initiatives as Visual Edge shares its vision to grow business nationwide.

Mark Gibson, VP Managed IT Solutions

Mark Gibson possesses over 36 years of sales, marketing, operations, and executive-level business experience, 34 of which are in the office solutions and office technologies sectors. Most significantly, Gibson is the founder and current president of Netwise Resources, Inc., a recognized worldwide leader in managed IT Services since 1999.  Under his leadership, Netwise Resources has been recognized as one of Microsoft’s 100 most influential partners, as one of Channel Future’s top 200 managed IT service providers globally, and as a member of CRN’s Pioneer 250. Netwise was also recognized by the Small Business Administration as an outstanding diverse small business and has been featured as an SBA success story in numerous publications across North America.

Netwise Resources LLC was acquired by Visual Edge Technology in April 2017.  In addition to his role at Netwise Resources, Gibson also holds the position of vice president and general manager of managed IT solutions for Visual Edge. In this capacity, Gibson is able to utilize his vast experience and knowledge in office technologies and solutions to integrate managed IT services into Visual Edge’s client base of over 70,000 clients nationwide.  Gibson  is a graduate of Indiana University and a proud husband, father of two, and grandfather.

Michael Mills, VP Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Mills was CFO of FlexPrint, LLC, headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, where, over three years, he transitioned the company from a single-owner LLC to a private equity-owned group, Oval Partners. Prior to that, Michael was involved in executive leadership positions with Nevill (Kyocera), DOCUmation, Imagine Technology Group, Danka, and MWB Business.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Texas at Dallas.

In his current role as vice president of administration, Mr. Mills will be involved in strategic planning, process management, systems analysis & implementation, real-estate management, project management, compliance management, human resources, database management, and corporate marketing strategy.