A group of industry veterans dedicated to the transfer of their extensive knowledge of the office print and equipment industry, and how it operates in the digital era, for the sole purpose of benefitting the independent reseller community and their customers.
We recognize the challenges independent resellers face to stay abreast of all the implications of the many interactions between key industry players, technology, and the global markets, and the impact these interactions have on the future prospects for local businesses.
With a combined tenure amounting to centuries of relevant industry experience, the TEASRA team are uniquely positioned to provide professional guidance and advice to independent resellers that are designed to help them navigate through the global conversion from analog to digital business practices.
Widely recognized and well-known to the industry, the TEASRA members have individually demonstrated loyalty to the industry. Collectively, they provide a depth of knowledge and experience unavailable elsewhere. Forward thinkers and well-practiced in the arts of change management.
Meet Our Founder
For nearly 30 years, I have called the Imaging Channel home. In that time, I have owned dealerships, served in senior leadership roles, and offered consulting services to help others transition. I am proud to have been a pioneer in both Managed IT Services and Managed Print Services. My vision continues to recognize early what many in the industry refuses to believe.
My vision for TEASRA, The Innovation Channel, was born of my passion for delivering the future to the present. It’s with an understanding that all reseller channels are at the mercy of these dynamically innovative times, and it’s only through collaboration and a willingness to look where others do not, which eventually separates the innovators from those stuck in the status quo.
Meet Our Advisors
Edward McLaughlin is an Executive Advisor with Wellington Private Capital. Mr. McLaughlin has over 40 years of executive and management experience in the office imaging, automation and business services industries. He has broad experience in operations, turnaround situations, product development, and supply chain simplification. He has led the strategic selection and execution of numerous successful mergers and acquisitions paying special attention to selecting complimentary and synergistic business cultures.
Mr. McArtor started in the copier industry as a service technician for Savin Corporation in 1981 after serving the country in the U.S. Marine Corp.
In 1993 he and his partner co-founded B.E.I.Services Inc. to provide independent imaging dealers with an unbiased source for standards and nationwide comparative service reporting. In 2019 BEI merged with Business Systems Consulting to become NEXERA. Dedicated to helping dealers thrive in the next era of imaging.
NEXERA has developed the only analytics-driven tool for no meter billing and can now address every aspect of a dealer’s business performance, by developing the dealer’s most valuable asset, their people!
Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills and executive management experience. Supply chain and logistics, forward thinker on information technology solutions, and an early adopter of ERP/MRP SaaS & cloud computing systems. Expertise in social media, inbound marketing, SEO, sustainability, and CSR.
Specialties: Social media in business, inbound digital marketing, strategy, executive management, international operations, information technology, finance, reverse logistics.
Steve Weedon began his long career in the 2d industry in 1973 joining Nashua Copycat in London UK. Since when , he has held numerous senior managerial positions at Kalle Infotec Ltd, successfully established Katun Corp in Europe, 1983, where he was Senior Vice President, later joining Gestetner Byfleet Ltd as Managing Director (Copier Drum Manufacturer). In 1991 he founded and published the Recycler magazine and was the man behind the first European trade shows for cartridge remanufacturing, both of which survive to this day under different ownership. In 1993 he took the fledgling Static Control into Europe and mirrored his previous success at Katun Corp by growing a second company from zero to well over a $100,000,000 annual sales revenue. In 2006 he relocated to US as Executive Vice President Static Control Components Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for all Static Control overseas entities. Since 2012 Steve, has successfully brokered numerous acquisitions for clients, including the sale of Static Control to Apex Microelectronics and also the Cartridge World Group to a Chinese buyer. He served as Global Chief Executive for Cartridge World following the acquisition until 2017. Since then he has been in demand as a consultant to the largest in the industry and more recently has joined the Print Rite Group as Director, responsible for Corporate Strategy. Steve, is also author of numerous trade articles for several magazine over many years and is a regular presenter and key-note speaker at industry events around the world.
In 2003 Steve was recognized by Queen Elizabeth II winning the coveted Queens Award for Export and was presented to Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace in London.
Steve has won numerous awards over the years for his contributions and insight to the imaging industry and has been profiled many times by various publications including ENX magazine. Simply put, Steve makes things happen.
Co-founder, President & CEO ImageQuest
ImageQuest, an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). ImageQuest provides proactive IT management, compliance, and cybersecurity services for organizations in financial services, mortgage and title, professional services, healthcare, legal, and higher education that have a regulatory oversight or compliance component to their business.
Milton has more than twenty years of experience assessing and mitigating risks for regulated organizations. As the world’s threat landscape has changed over the last two decades, Milton’s direct industry experience uniquely positions him and ImageQuest to support risk management and IT compliance & governance programs for organizations in a cross-section of industries. For the past five years, Milton has been included in the MSPMentor Top 250, recognizing the world’s top managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs and experts.
Milton is a highly sought-after industry speaker. He has presented at numerous industry conferences, including Rotary International, ITEX Expo, Navigate, and CompTIA’s ChannelCon. He has also spoken locally at events for the Business Technology Association, Citizens Union Bank, the Association of Legal Administrators, and the Louisville Bar Association.
Milton is an Amazon.com #1 best-selling author on cybersecurity, and has been published or quoted on cybersecurity and IT compliance topics by multiple media outlets, including CRN Magazine, ImageSource, SMBNation, Bar Briefs, and ENX Magazine.
• Virginia Tech, B.A.
• Xavier University, MBA
Honors & Awards:
• MSPMentor Top 250 – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
• Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 – Pioneer 250 – 2016
• CRN Next-Gen 250 – 2015 and 2017
(615) 499-7800 | 815 Airpark Center Drive | Nashville, TN 37217 | imagequest.com
European Managed Print Services expert with 30 years of experience in the Imaging Industry. Was the last 30 years accountable for; Sales (Management); Marketing & Communications, Hard- and Software & Services Portfolio Management, Partner Management; Development and Implementation of MPS strategies; Business Concepts Development and Business Transformation.
Past and actual Business Memberships;
Xerox European MPS council
HP European MPS council
International Managed Print Services Global Alliance (IMPSGA)
Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), member of the education committee and board member for Europe
Photizo Channel MPS leader index
Speaking Languages: Dutch, English, and German.
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