Leadership Team

Leadership Team2018-06-07T15:57:47+00:00

Daniel Melling
President and CEO

Twenty years ago, Melling wanted to find a way to provide an improved, dependable, total IT solution for small to mid-sized businesses. And, in 1995, he founded Solution Builders. With his insightful leadership, Solution Builders has stayed ahead of the rapidly, ever-changing world of technology since day one.

Melling’s vision was to build an IT solution that removed the burden, and took the complexity, of technology off the shoulders of their clients. With his vision, and carefully crafted a team of industry experts, he has positioned Solution Builders as a high-service, high-value, provider of corporate network consulting, engineering and support services.

The creation of ThnAir™ Cloud Solutions and the SB Virtual CIO programs continue to expand Solution Builders innovative approach to corporate computer support.

Prior to founding Solution Builders, Melling’s experience includes completing numerous and diverse computer technology projects for various businesses – including Union Bank of Switzerland, First Trust Corporation, Norwest Bank, Regions Hospital, and American Airlines.

Collin Weekly
Vice President of Business Development

Joining the Solution Builders team in 2000, Weekly used his expertise to shine and advance to the role of Vice President of Technical Services quickly.

His 17 years of experience in customer-focused technology solutions, IT consulting, and solution architecture make him a natural fit to lead Business Development. As the current Vice President of Business Development, Weekly oversees sales operations, product management, and client relations while thoroughly guiding the definition and demonstration of Solution Builders’ vision.

Tim Malzahn
Vice President of Service Delivery

Malzahn joined the Solution Builders team in 2009, bringing 25 years of experience in building customer-focused technology solutions, IT consulting, and solutions architecture, and quickly rose to the role of Client vCIO.

As our team’s current Vice President of Service Delivery, Malzahn skillfully leads technical operations, service management, and client relations with his expert skills and mindset.

Tom Hanson
Manager of Professional Services

After joining the Solutions Builders services team in 2003, Hanson demonstrated his strengths and gained valuable experience that earned him the role of Senior Managing Engineer. He brings great technical knowledge combined with a “get it done right” attitude.

As the current Manager of Professional Services on our team, Hanson takes the lead on highly technical operations systems delivery projects. He applies his 11+ years of experience in providing the high-quality, customer-focused technology solutions to make sure all tasks are completed thoroughly and completely.

Karol Smith
Manager of Operations

In her role as Manager of Operations, Karol ensures the smooth day-to-day operation of the office, performs financial functions including client billing, A/R and A/P, and manages Human Resources and Benefits.

Prior to joining Solution Builders in 2002, Karol spent 17 years in Administrative Service Management. She managed customer service, managed the network and LOB application, made technology decisions as well as performed HR and financial functions. In her previous role, Karol partnered with Solution Builders for IT services.