Relus Cloud Recruits Key Leader from EMC & Realigns Management Team for Rapid Cloud Growth

Relus Cloud, a leading cloud and big data solutions provider in Atlanta, GA, today announced a new executive hire and several key promotions due to rapid growth in 2016. Relus Cloud attributes the growth to its subject matter expertise in cloud computing, successful client-focused service offerings, and superior operational support for its customers.

Relus Cloud’s strategic addition to its Executive Team will enhance the operations of its cloud computing delivery team. Jeff Brinkman, Vice President of Cloud Operations at Relus Cloud, brings the organization over 28 years of operations support and technology consulting experience. Brinkman will be responsible for streamlining and optimizing all operational processes for Relus Cloud’s customers and ensuring world-class services are delivered from the company’s cloud delivery team. Brinkman was most recently Program Delivery Manager at EMC, where he was responsible for managing professional services revenue, leading a team of project managers, and overall customer delivery.

“Our growth this year represents an opportunity to align our team directly with our customers,” said Mark Metz, Chief Executive Officer of Relus Cloud. “The addition of Jeff Brinkman to our Executive Team will be vital to our superior support in cloud service delivery.”

Relus Cloud is also promoting four employees to new management positions within the company. Matt Whitney was promoted to Vice President of Cloud. During Whitney’s tenure, he demonstrated success in driving performance in the company’s sales and technical departments, with overall responsibilities focused on driving sales revenue, new business development, and strategic business initiatives.

Matt Olson was promoted to Cloud Sales Director. Olson will play an important role in new business development and relationship building with the company’s vast partner ecosystem. Olson will oversee and develop a top performing team as well as manage account strategies for Relus Cloud’s top customers across a variety of markets.

Jimmy Stetzel was promoted to Migration Practice Director. Stetzel will play an important role in migrating customers to public cloud infrastructure. Jimmy will oversee the practice dedicated to removing the technical barriers that arise during a cloud migration, ensuring all details are communicated to the customer and executing strategy from start to finish.

Kevin Davis was promoted to DevOps Practice Director. Kevin will play an important role in building transformative DevOps cloud solutions for customers. Kevin aids in identifying the tools, automation, and best practices required to create Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD).

“We are excited for our new executive addition and the management promotions within the organization,” added Metz. “It indicates strong growth for our company. Each member of our team at Relus Cloud brings significant, value-added cloud expertise to our customers.”

Relus Cloud recently earned the Big Data Competency and Marketing & Commerce Competency from Amazon Web Services. These competencies validate the firm’s demonstrated technical proficiency and proven success with building cloud and big data solutions. The Company was also recognized recently as a top workplace by Atlanta Business Chronicle and Atlanta Journal Constitution.

About Relus Cloud

Relus Cloud empowers clients with tailored cloud strategies and big data solutions that align with business goals to drive transformative change. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the Company offers a suite of services that include cloud strategy and planning, cloud architecture and design, DevOps consulting, managed services, and big data solutions. Relus Cloud architects have spent years on the leading edge of cloud technology. The Company is a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and has achieved multiple AWS Competencies and AWS Professional Certifications. For more information, visit

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