Executive Advisory Team


Mr. Kevin Kirkfield serves in the role of DOO for Premier Data Services. The DOO position provides direction and leadership for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures within the technology group. Kevin manages scalability issues, strategy, and implementation related to new business integration. Kevin works closely with the executive team on development strategies and implementation of technology that aligns with those strategies. Kevin monitors and reports on the status of ongoing projects, ensuring deadlines, budgets, and milestones are met. Additionally, the DOO maintains a working knowledge of new technologies to enhance the company’s offerings and department operations. Kevin has over 20 years of technology support, design, and management experience including, communicating with top level managers, business owners, and division leadership. Kevin has been instrumental in the overall growth and Customer Loyalty of Premier Data Services.


Mr. Kelly Turley serves in the role of DOIT for Premier Data Services. Kelly has been designing and managing network infrastructures and IT business processes for more than 25 years. He carries several industry certifications and accolades that strengthen his ability to maintain the helpdesk staff and the co-located infrastructure that runs the many companies Premier Data Services supports and partners with. By managing a team of systems engineers and support technicians, Kelly and the IT services team have successfully established themselves with their clients in the state of Florida as “true” Trusted Advisors.


Mr. Chris Gianni serves in the role of Sr. Security Administrator for Premier Data Services. Chris has more than 10 years of experience in IT support and management and ensures Premier Data Services’ systems and its client’s systems are continually evaluated, updated, and protected from the latest security breaches. Chris also ensures that Premier Data Services remains compliant within industry standards, specifically SOC 2 TYPE 2 certification requirements.


Mr. Robert Meagher serves in the role of DOBD for Premier Data Services. Robert has been providing sales and marketing expertise with technology-based organizations both domestically and internationally, for more than 17 years. Robert has had a successful history in establishing a Trusted Advisor role with Fortune 100, 500 and 1000 organizations in helping clients succeed. As the DOBD for Premier Data Services, Robert’s focus is on identifying current and outlying risks that can impact an organization’s IT operations and working with Premier Data Services’ executive staff, in providing a recommended solution to mitigating those potential risks.


Mr. Jay Roberts serves as Director of Business Intelligence for Premier Data Services.  Jay holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Carson Newman University.  He is responsible for setting the company’s data strategy and managing data as a strategic business asset including governance and controls.  Prior to joining Premier Data Services, Jay spent twelve years with First American Title Insurance Company on both the IT and business side delivering targeted solutions and increasing transparency through a combination of business analytics and process improvement.  His primary focus is to leverage data as an asset and deliver customer facing solutions to increase revenues and ROI’s.