Kenny Grayson

Kenny Grayson

CIO / Systems Engineer

Kenny is an experienced senior-level systems engineer with over years of experience in enterprise level technology. During his career, he has worked with VoIP, virtualization, backup, security, forensics, networking, software development, storage, and many other forms of technology used in daily operations of a company. The company types range from small to mid sized business to larger hospitals and power companies.

  • Certification
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
    • AWS Cloud Practitioner
    • AWS Business Professional
    • AWS Technical Professional
    • Webroot Certified Partner
    • Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist
    • VMware Technical Solutions Professional
    • RingCentral Communications Expert
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    • Accessdata Certified Examiner
    • Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud
    • RingCentral Communications Professional
    • VMware Certified Professional
    • VMware Sales Professional
    • VMware Sales Professional - Server Virtualization
    • Computer Science Degree- Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Skills
    • Systems Engineering
    • Software Architect
    • Datacenter Design
    • Technology Consultant

Michael Stutzman

Michael Stutzman

Systems Engineer

Michael is a highly skilled certified technology professional and trusted resource with demonstrated hands-on, interpersonal, and leadership skills, utilized in demanding IT and network functions. Over his 18 year career in IT he has worked with networking, virtualization, VoIP, security, databases, and pc support with a variety of entities ranging from residential and small business to government and multi-site large organizations.

  • Certification
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
    • Certified Network Technician Degree - Herzing University
    • Webroot Certified Technician
    • Connectwise Certified Engineer/Technician
    • RingCentral Certified Communications Professional
  • Skills
    • VMware
    • Networking
    • RingCenteral
    • Office 365
    • Windows 10
    • Shopify/BigCommerce

Elise Apffel

Elise Apffel

Marketing Manager

Since receiving her Bachelor of Fine Art with a Graphic Design Concentration from ULL, Elise has over 8 years of graphic design expertise with 4 years of marketing experience. She is skilled at conceptualizing, creating, and executing a variety of print & digital collateral. As well as producing marketing campaigns suitable for all outlets. In her spare time, you can find her attending local festivals or events and practicing yoga.


Becky Grayson

Becky Grayson

Operations Manager

Becky is a graduate of the University of New Orleans with a degree in Civil Engineering. She has administrative experience from working at accounting firm and engineering experience in the oil and gas industry. At GDS, Becky handles day-to-day operations, bookkeeping, and client relations.