Leadership

Jane Sydlowski, CEO and President

Jane’s vision for AMI Strategies includes 100% client satisfaction, profitable growth, respect for the individual, and employee empowerment.

During AMI Strategies’ 25-year history under Jane’s leadership, AMI has been recognized among the Deloitte Fast 500 Public and Private Technology Companies, Inc 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies, and Crain’s Best Places to Work.

Jane holds a Bachelors of Science in Applied Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA from Wayne State University.

Passionate about empowering emerging leaders, Jane speaks to graduate students regularly for Wayne State University’s entrepreneurial program, and she serves on four boards: Chairman of the Board for Greenpath, the Board of Visitors for Wayne State University, board member for the Midwest Technology Leaders Conference and the board of We Build Character.

Personal Achievements:

Leaders & Innovators Award

Lawrence Technological University, WWJ Newsradio 950, The Great Lakes IT Report and Grant Thornton LLP’s Celebrate Innovation and Leadership.

Michigan State University Applied Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award

MSU selects one alumnus per discipline as a tribute to their program.

The Rhonda Walker Foundation Award

Fox News and Channel 4 Anchor’s Rhonda Walker honor powerful women of purpose in the high technology industry.

Dean Keeler, Vice President of Operations and CTO

In his role as vice president of operations and CTO, Dean Keeler manages internal and external teams to support all aspects of AMI Strategies’ proprietary temNOW system. He also formed AMI’s End User Group Forum so clients could suggest product enhancements and share knowledge with each other. He uses these requests in the Product Roadmap each year.

Dean mentors and trains internal personnel and oversees client training requirements. He developed AMI’s training system and supports its continual improvement.

Dean has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Aided Technology from Eastern Michigan University.

David Boonie, VP of Business Development and Sales

Boonie, Dave with vignetteAs vice president of business development and sales, David is responsible for global business development, customer relationship, sales, and growth of global enterprise, medium business and Fortune 1000 customers.

David has a deep history in the telecommunications and technology space with over a decade at industry leader Verizon as a vice president, along with prior leadership roles in operations, engineering and client service. David is a high-integrity, passionate leader delivering a differentiated customer experience based upon the unique requirements of AMI’s clients.

A Michigan native and lifelong resident of the Detroit area, David served on the board of directors for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), and is active in Detroit-area charities.

Charles P. Barnes, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

Charles P. Barnes manages all legal, accounting and finance functions at AMI Strategies. He has served on the Board of Directors for 15 years and served as external and internal advisor during that time period.

Mr. Barnes has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Walsh College and a doctorate of jurisprudence from Michigan State University School of Law. He is licensed in the State of Michigan.

Mr. Barnes has served on several non-profit and association Boards, including the American Heart Association, the Michigan Cancer Foundation-Partners, Midwest Technology Leaders and the Tooling, Manufacturing and Technology Association. He currently provides financial and legal assistance to We Build Character.