December 28, 2015

About Us

Dan Elder
President
Dan Elder

 
Dan brings over 32-years of management and leadership experience as a project manager both in and out of government. He is a training facilitator and executive coach and has been certified by the Chambers Bay Institute as a True Growth® Executive Coaching Program graduate, he is a member of the International Coaching Federation. Mr. Elder was awarded a Master of Science degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northeastern University of Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Touro College of New York, NY. He currently facilitates Balanced Readiness Seminars for the U.S. Army School for Command Preparation and leads professional coaching sessions for military and civilian executives and supervisors. He is an AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Senior Fellow and was inducted to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Hall of Honor.

Dani Patterson
Dir of Technology
Dani Patterson

 

 
An experienced and dedicated educator with a passion for instructional technology. Dani has earned her Masters of Education in Instructional Technology from Sam Houston State University. Formerly classroom teacher, campus technology chair, campus webmaster and more. Currently providing training, support and assistance to educators in all things educational technology. System admin for district learning management system and important programs. She serves as an Educational Technology Consultant and the milMedia Group Social Media Director, and Learning Management System (LMS) subject manager expert.
Heather Graham
Dir of Communication

 

 
Coming Soon
Ashley Baty
Communications Specialist

 

 
Ashley is the milMedia Communications Research Specialist who is responsible for creating communication plans, market research, data analysis, and writing and reporting using multiple communication and marketing channels. Ashley earned her Master of Liberal Arts and Communication in Communication Studies from Texas State University. Formerly a Sales and Marketing Representative, a classroom teacher, and Assistant Director of Communications, Ashley combines her passions and abilities to help others achieve their creative communication goals.
Mackenzie Kelly
Marketing Specialist

Social media specialist, Mackenzie Kelly

 

 
Ms. Kelly comes to TBS with an extensive background in social media for its uses and applications related to businesses and emergency management. Ms. Kelly trained at the TEEX Fire Academy at Texas A&M University and in Emergency Management at American Military University. These early experiences of guiding others through some of the darkest moments of their lives helped her to develop a strong and crucial ability to remain calm under pressure and to recognize the importance of being a team player and taking responsibility.
Bob Sempek
Policy Analyst

 
Bob comes to TBS with an extensive background in the defense contracting industry. Working in a small business environment he has performed as a Program Manager, an on-site contract lead at an Army headquarters, an analyst in Army logistics information systems, a business developer, a capture manager, a proposal manager, and writer. He is currently serving as a policy analyst and writer for TBS. Bob is a retired Infantry and Quartermaster Corps (Logistics) Army officer. In addition to many professional training courses, he holds a Master’s of Science degree in Business Financial Management from The George Washington University and an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS. Bob is active in his professional association, currently serving as a chapter president. He is also a longtime and a current volunteer at several community and non-profit service activities.
Brett Keener
Editor

 
coming soon
Daniel Carrizales
Web Tech
Daniel Carrizales Web Technologist

 

 
Daniel is the junior member of the web development and technology team. He focuses on web design, managed hosting, and design. He provides technical support to all staff, executives, and customers for the company. Daniel has a passion for new technology and is always looking for ways to help further his knowledge and technical skills. He is responsible for updating and maintaining milMedia Group’s websites. Daniel possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Texas A&M Central Texas and aspires for more in the technological field.

About milMedia Group

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We are a Central Texas-based web design company offering our experience in digital and collaborative techniques through the use of digital and social media techniques and tools for customer relations management. We operate some of the longest continuously operating internet presences for military members in existence today. We began to offer a line of computer software specifically for soldiers in 1994 and established our first World Wide Web site in 1997. In 2010 we expanded our full-time capabilities and we began offering our services independently to the public and private sectors, in business and government. Ask us for details.

About Topsarge Business Solutions, LLC

Founded in 1991 as a military-oriented Bulletin Board Service (BBS) for soldiers, Topsarge Business Solutions LLC is the parent company of milMedia and is a Management Consulting and Training service provider. Our founder, Command Sergeant Major Dan Elder, US Army, Retired, has been called an early adopter and a warrior-scholar, and he is a proven innovator and award-winning pioneer in online Community development and Knowledge Management solutions. Bringing those talents to both the public and private sectors, Topsarge Business Solutions rates among some of the long-time architects of successful online collaborative communities. Whether it is capturing organizational knowledge, transferring experience across an enterprise, or developing a media strategies, TBS can lead these efforts. As new markets emerge and opportunities expand, you want Topsarge in your corner.

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