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, Chief Strategy Officer

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 Chief Strategy Officer 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, Senior Vice President – Sales

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 & General Manager of Managed IT Services

Mark A. Gibson possesses over 38 years of sales, operations, and executive level business experience. Mark has 36 years of experience in the office  technologies and Managed IT sectors. Mark currently provides executive strategic and operations leadership for Visual Edge IT. Formerly, Mark served as president and founder of Netwise Resources which was acquired by Visual Edge in 2017. Netwise has been recognized as Microsoft’s 100 most influential partners and MSP 501’s top global 200 Managed IT Service Providers, and CRN Pioneer 250.

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.  

Melissa Morrison, Vice President, Human Resources

Missy Morrison recently worked in a number of HR management roles, with an emphasis on benefits administration and payroll.  Prior to joining Visual Edge, Morrison spent 19-years at Myers Industries, Inc., a holding company for plastics manufacturing and distribution companies.  She was a key player in several of Myers’ mergers and  acquisitions, assisting in due diligence and process standardization.

She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Mount Union and has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.  She is currently completing certification as a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS). She is also an alumna of the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC.