Ami SoiferFounder and CEO
Louise SoiferDirector of HR
John StroiliChief Operating Officer
Jeff EgolDirector of Finance
Ami, Co-Founder and CEO, possesses over 25 years of industry experience working on mission-critical Global 2000 firms including UBS, GE Capital, Seagram’s, Sony, Perrier, Becks, Cadbury Schweppes, MSNBC, municipalities, and hedge-funds of all sizes. Ami is considered by many to be one of the world’s foremost secure application delivery experts and has engineered many designs and implementations, locally, nationally and globally.
Ami has created a company culture that is positive, transparent, thought provoking and educational, serving as a mentor to a number of team members that he has brought on board. He exudes a strong work ethic and leads by example, to provide the highest level of service to our clients and those we encounter through our daily operations. He is responsible for the organization’s leadership, building partnerships, maintaining constant awareness to new industry developments and standards, and clearly defining the vision of the organization as it relates to the strategic growth of the company.
Ami has created an environment that is driven by core values of integrity, accountability, quality service and a commitment to our clients. Simultaneously, he instills the importance of work life balance and provides ongoing educational opportunities to improve both professionally and personally.
Prior to founding The TNS Group, Ami served as an IT Manager at GE Capital responsible for designing, implementing and supporting numerous, enterprise-wide, server-based computing solutions. The success of his past undertakings led him to take that leap of faith to start his own company. He started out providing services for companies seeking to incorporate technology into their business so that they could grow successfully. In the early stages, he made sure that each client was confident in the recommended solutions, and then requested a referral. After that first referral, a company built on trust was born.
Ami has a strong commitment to the community supporting local organizations through his philanthropic endeavors. He served as a member of the Westchester/Fairfield and YEO for over five years and serves as a mentor and resource for a number of business leaders in Fairfield County.
Married with three children, Ami resides in Stamford, CT and plays an active role as a husband and father.
Ami holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and holds numerous technical certifications.
Louise is responsible for recruiting and retention, employee relations, coaching, and employee development. She has been instrumental in creating company culture that invests in and values their employees. Louise makes a conscious effort to work with the Strategic Management Team to not only hire based on skill but to make sure that each candidate is the right cultural fit for the organization. This holistic approach leads to a positive environment that is both collaborative and educational. In addition, Louise spearheads team-building initiatives and maintains an open door policy.
Louise comes from a financial and marketing background. She worked in the investment banking industry, where she obtained her Series 7 and 63 licenses until she switched to software training at gE Capital and simultaneously co-founded TNS.
Married with three children, Louise resides in Stamford CT. As a successful mother of three, she has gained insight into time management, the pursuit and achievement of goals and managing a variety of situations to reach resolution.
Louise is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA, earning her Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication. She is a stellar tennis player and competes regularly in USTA and has passed along the dedication and love of this sport to her children. She practices Yoga, loves to hike and is an exercise enthusiast. She especially enjoys entertaining and cooking for family and friends.
John brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the information technology industry, executing an integral role in driving the strategic growth of the company. John has several years of experience in enterprise-wide information technologies, systems, operations and IT management. He has tenure in large and mid-sized global companies in a variety of industries including Consumer Packaged Goods, Cultural Exchange, and Industrial Manufacturing.
John joined The TNS Group in 2005 as the Chief Information/Operating Officer and Vice President and serves as a member of the Senior Management Team. He has an innate ability to maintain a holistic view without losing sight of the day-to-day operations. John leads a diverse team of technical and business development professionals and possesses the interpersonal skills to effectively manage a wide array of expertise and personnel. His operational background ensures that TNS consistently delivers on commitments by providing the best client service possible.
Prior to his role at TNS, John served as the CIO for the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), a market leader in the cultural exchange industry best known for its Au Pair in America program. Before joining AIFS, John worked with Danone Waters of North America, a subsidiary of The Danone Groupe, and the importers of Evian Spring Water. At the Pepsi-Cola Company, he led the field implementation team responsible for the deployment of technology initiatives across the United States, which led to his CIO roles in these internationally recognized companies.
John is a long time member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and is a graduate of their Regional Leadership Forum. He holds his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics as well as his MBA from Western Connecticut State University.
John and his wife Lori, reside in Newtown, CT with their three children. They enjoy camping as a family and John’s love of sports keeps him on the baseball and softball fields assisting with each of their twin’s teams. As an avid car enthusiast, John also enjoys participating in Time, Speed, Distance (TSD) rallies with his wife.
Bringing over 20 years of experience as a Senior Financial Executive in the technology industry, Jeff Egol joined The TNS Group in 2013. He serves as the Director of Finance and is currently a member of the Senior Management Team. In this capacity, Jeff is instrumental in evaluating the financial health of the organization as we continue to make strides in achieving our goals associated with strategic corporate growth.
As the Director of Finance, Jeff’s responsibilities include: managing all financial reporting, period-end closing, budgeting and forecasting processes; treasury and cash management; due diligence related to M&A, and corporate governance functions. Jeff has taken an active role in developing processes throughout the organization that enables team members to effectively communicate, with current and prospective clients, to meet expectations and deliver the highest level of client service. Jeff has the innate capability to take a broad view of the business, serve as a conceptual thinker and manage the day-to-day operations and long-term goals of the organization.
Prior to joining The TNS Group, Jeff was a principal and Chief Financial Officer for a leading NYC-based IT Managed Services organization, providing strategic and tactical financial leadership for ten years. His innovative thinking and financial leadership skills were evident when he co-founded the technology company, Savant Solutions, Inc., in 2002 and ushered the company from its inception into a 10 year period of growth and success. During his tenure he developed, designed and maintained cost-effective operations, to sustain a competitive edge while adapting to the changing needs of the business. He has a proven track record and experience in guiding companies through start-up, organic growth and acquisition phases.
Jeff is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the New York State University College at Oneonta.
Jeff and his wife reside in Briarcliff Manor, New York. When he is not frequenting Washington D.C., Jeff can be found at the piano, on the soccer field or enjoying a Cuban dinner with his wife.
Our leadership team focuses on the strategic growth of our business for the long-term by bringing value to our clients and driving a positive company culture. We each bring a unique perspective and skill set and together, we foster a collaborative work environment by bringing humanity and leadership to the organization. Our visionary approach allows us to anticipate what the future holds so we can actively move forward with conviction.
Standing strongly by and exuding our core values of quality, integrity, accountability, and community resonates throughout our company. We are relentless about providing the highest quality solutions and services to our clients to meet their business and technical needs; working to the highest standard of ethics and integrity; taking accountability for our actions; giving back to the communities in which we serve.
Our company culture is a key component behind our business. We cultivate a respectful work environment that allows our employees to express their opinions and recommendations on all matters related to the company. We invest in our team’s continued education so they can develop their skills and establish their path for the future.
We strive to be leaders in all facets of our business to ensure that our team as a whole is responsive, pragmatic and consistent in making technology work for our clients.