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Tim Bankes
V.P. of Technology
Cincinnati, OH

Tim joined Definity Partners through the acquisition of Libertas Technologies in 2012.  Tim has over 16 years of application architecture, application development, consulting, and management experience with various technologies and industries.  Tim is a client focused, results-oriented leader and team player with wide-ranging experience as an owner, manager, consultant, solutions architect, software developer, writer, and speaker.  Driven by a strong passion for client satisfaction, persistent focus on quality in services and software solutions, team leadership, commitment to ethics, honesty, and integrity Tim has had the pleasure to grow and sell two successful software companies. Tim was a 2008 Winner of Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 award, was featured in Cincinnati Business Courier’s Young Leaders story September in 2008, and was featured in 2010 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual "business connections" magazine. Tim feels strongly about community service and participates in the multiple efforts serving organizations from Cincinnati to South Africa.  Most importantly, Tim is a proud husband to Wendy and blessed father of 2 amazing daughters: Ashlyn and Taylor and currently live in Cincinnati, OH.

 


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Ahmed Elhadi
Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Ahmed joined Definity Partners in December 2012, He has two B.S in computer science from University of Cincinnati and Mutah University in Kingdom Of Jordan. With many years of programming experience he enjoys solving logical problems and detecting patterns in complex programming errors and bugs, with a strong knowledge in .NET web application development, Microsoft SharePoint development as well database design and implementation. During a short period of time with Definity Partners he was able to acquire new skills, especially in mobile application development for both Android and iOS. In his spare time Ahmed loves reading about new technologies, business articles, politics and literature.

 


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Brian Neumann
Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Brian joined Definity Partners in January 2011, his love for technology began in grade school when he wrote his first program for his fathers golf league to help them keep track of the stats and scores. Ever since then Brian has thrived and now has over twelve years of technology experience. Prior to Definity, he spent three years working in the R+L Carriers Technology group, for their EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) department.  Brian was a key member of rebuilding the entire EDI system, replacing their outdated system, with an automated process. He has a drive and motivation to continually improve his knowledge of technology and he uses the knowledge to simplify and improve the lives of the people around him. The sight of a client's relief after improving a task that has frustrated them is a professional achievement, for Brian. Although he lives in Cincinnati, he spends most of his time traveling the country with his two sons, Tyler and Jarod, as they develop their baseball skills throughout the school year and summer season. 

 


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Dave Hatter
Solutions Architect
Cincinnati, OH

Dave joined Definity in November of 2012 during the acquisition of Libertas Technologies. He earned a BS in Information Systems and a minor in Business Administration from Northern Kentucky University. Dave loves to work collaboratively with clients to help them solve their most complex problems by simplifying, standardizing, and automating business processes that make them more efficient, effective, and improve their bottom line. Dave enjoying passing on his wealth of knowledge and experience to the entire team. Dave has been married for 20 years, and has four amazing children. During his free time, he enjoys reading, writing, music, running, hiking, shooting sports, and hot sauce. 

 


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Erik Bowling
Manager of Infrastructure
Cincinnati, OH 

 Erik joined Definity Partners in March of 2013. Prior to joining Definity, Erik worked for eight years with Crossroads Church in network architecture and an additional eight years for First Data Corp. as a data center manager. He has a passion for using technology to solve business problems and loves the ever-changing landscape that the IT field provides.
Erik spends his time outside of work putting his technology skills to good use, by using it in volunteer roles. When he is not chasing bits and bytes, he spends time with his wife and two children, reading fiction, and staying active in the gym.


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Glenn Plunkett
Director of Application Development
Cincinnati, OH

Glenn came to Definity in November 2012 via the acquisition of Libertas Technologies.  With over 35 years of software development behind him, Glenn is motivated by a desire for excellence in delivering technology solutions that help clients do more than they thought they could.  He leads Definity’s software development team, constantly striving to hire the best talent, keep pace with technology, and encourage a collaborative team environment.  After receiving his degree in electronic engineering, Glenn devoted 10 years to industrial R&D and materials science before focusing his career on IT.  Apart from software development, he carries with him experience in many areas and industries, including metallurgical research, industrial systems, networking, development operations and IT leadership in both non-profit and for-profit sectors.  Above all, he believes in personal growth and doing things the right way, both ethically and technologically.  Glenn is a Microsoft-certified developer and has contributed to many whitepapers and other works, including U.S. Patent #5,737,385 and related projects.  An avid outdoorsman and conservationist, Glenn resides in Cincinnati with his wife and two sons.


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Jeff Joy
Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Jeff joined Definity Partners during the acquisition of Libertas Technologies, in 2012. Prior to working with Libertas, Jeff spent 21 years working for a small manufacturing company.  With many years of technology experience, he enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge with others to solve problems and achieve goals. Jeff has been known to say: "When someone tells me something cannot be done, I just say watch me." In 2001, Jeff became a football official. During his spare time, you will see him at local high school football games running around the field wearing a zebra striped shirt, blowing a whistle, and throwing yellow flags. When Jeff isn't on the field you will see him cycling and playing guitar. He has an Associates of Science in Software Engineering Technology from Cincinnati State.

 


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Matt Volpenhein
Software Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Matt joined Definity Partners in March of 2013. He earned his B.S. in Mathematics from The Ohio State University and loves to solve complex problems. Before coming to Definity, Matt had 4 years of experience with .NET development working for a small family business. Matt enjoys the design and puzzle-solving aspects of programming, and especially appreciates the opportunity he has at Definity to work in an environment that highly values learning. Matt was recently married, and he and his wife Stacy are expecting their first child in early 2014. In his free time, Matt enjoys such diverse hobbies as home brewing, blues music, studying theology, and power-lifting.

 


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Matthew Carr
Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Matt has experience in a wide range of technologies. He is a logical thinker and systematic planner with above average ability to grasp new ideas and learn different systems quickly and easily. Prior to changing careers in mid-life, Matt was in commercial construction.  When the Cincinnati market slowed, he decided to “retool” and turn an interest into a career. He’s had an interest in computers since the early 80’s when he got an Atari 400 with a cassette tape drive, he was hooked. From here Matt followed his passion into college, where he graduated from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Programming and Database Management. He says the transition was easy. He used to build buildings, now he builds applications. They both begin with a good plan, then a foundation, structure, and finally, “finish” work to make it look nice. Matt enjoys motorcycling, shooting, canoe camping, and gardening. He lives in Colerain Township, OH with wife Pam, and son Myles.

 


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Matthew Hancock
Senior Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Matthew has diverse experience developing software for many industries such as business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) logistics and supply chain, product licensing software as a service (SaaS), aerospace manufacturing, electronic medical records (EMR), and has even developed and marketed his own mobile applications.  His passion for using technology to improve a client’s daily processes drives him to deliver an exceptional quality of work.  Matthew graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems.  He enjoys playing ice hockey, amateur photography, and spending time with his family.

 


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Steve Bone
Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Steve has worked in manufacturing facilities for most of his career; his first full time job was an N.C. programmer.  He spent 12 years developing and supporting an inventory control program which at one point was used by over 90 manufacturing facilities across the country.  More recently he has worked with the SAP Business One ERP system doing customization and modifications.

 


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Todd Dorcheff
Senior Application Developer
Cincinnati, OH

Todd came to Definity in May of 2012. He earned a Associates in Business Computer Programming from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and loves to implement technologies to help clients achieve their business goals. Prior to Definity, Todd has numerous years of experience from working with  Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America as a Programmer Analyst to a Senior Applications Designer for Philips Edison. Todd is a former United States Marine who is married with two kids. He is always looking for the next big app idea, and has recently gotten into amateur photography.