About : Leadership

Leadership

Our team has decades of experience in technology asset management, including former educators and school administrators, as well as former Apple executives and Apple engineers. We understand your challenges.

Mike McKenna

Mike McKenna

President
Seth Smith

Seth Smith

Vice President of Product Sales

Seth has more than 10 years experience in product sales and asset management. Leading the product sales division, Seth is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with a robust channel of direct e-Commerce platforms, national retail chains, wholesalers and international markets. Prior to joining Diamond Assets, Seth held business development roles with NetSource Communications, a cloud services company, and Vintage Tech Recyclers, a technology recycling and asset management company.

Charles Duarte

Charles Duarte

Vice President of Business Development

Named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2013, Charles has spent his career advocating for the transformative role technology can play in dynamic learning environments. He was an educator in Arizona, California, and Minnesota, where he built and strengthened district-level programs, developed partnerships among school districts, created opportunities for enhanced community engagement, and led a variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators. Charles also spent a number of years with the Development Executive team at Apple.

Jeremy Eggers

Jeremy Egger

Vice President, Business Development - Midwest U.S.

Jeremy is a 20 year veteran in helping educational organizations manage their technology assets. Prior to joining Diamond Assets, Jeremy was a systems engineer for Apple’s Education Division for over 10 years. He worked with hundreds of schools to support their vision of technology in education, and was involved with LETSGO-WI, an organization of schools that developed strategies to successfully manage their Apple equipment fleets to provide an incredible experience for students and staff.

Mark Rand

Mark Rand

Vice President, Business Development - Southeast U.S.

Mark is a 10 year veteran in helping educational organizations manage their technology assets. Prior to Diamond Assets, he served as an account executive at Apple, where he serviced hundreds of school districts in Texas. Notably, Mark helped Stephenville Independent School District deliver technology to every student (1:1), deploying more than 4,000 iPads in under two years. Prior to joining the Apple Texas team, he served school districts in Northern California, where he successfully negotiated the deployment of more than 6,000 MacBook Air laptops to the Sacramento City Unified School District.

Ryan Egan

Ryan Egan

National Enterprise Account Executive

Ryan has extensive experience helping organizations manage their technology assets. He joined Diamond Assets from Apple, where he served as a sales team manager for the Apple Online Store, leading SMB growth in U.S., Australia/New Zealand (ANZ) and Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) markets. He also served Apple as an inside account executive for K-12 schools in Southern California. Ryan focuses on helping businesses create sustainable technology strategies by maximizing their current Apple equipment’s residual value.

Vicki Lyons

Vicki Lyons

Chief Alliance Officer

Vicki has served Wisconsin school districts with their educational and information technology needs for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Diamond Assets, Vicki was director of technology services for the School District of La Crosse, Wis., where she led the implementation of an equitable digital learning environment for every student in grades 4-12. Vicki is a Certified Educational Technology Leader through the Consortium for School Networking. She also is past chair of the Wisconsin Educational Technology Leaders, and served as vice chair of the WiscNet Board. She was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2015.

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Pete Vraspir

Vice President, Business Development - Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Diamond Assets

Pete Vraspir is vice president, business development for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions for Diamond Assets, the most trusted Apple hardware trade-up partner, where he assists educational institutions with their technology needs.

Pete brings more than two decades of experience in teaching and technology leadership for grades K-12. He joined Diamond Assets from Apple Inc., where he served as an education resource for the K-12 Development West Team and as a professional development consultant and national trainer for Apple in Alaska. Pete started his career as a science, mathematics and computer teacher. As chief information officer of the Denali Borough School District in Healy, Alaska, he spearheaded the state’s first comprehensive 1:1 laptop program.