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 President: Floyd DelMuro

Floyd Del Muro is currently retired but continues to serve as the President of COMMON. With extensive experience in guiding companies from the planning stages to the delivery of strategic legacy modernization and refactoring projects, Floyd is a recognized expert in hybrid application development and hybrid cloud solutions. His knowledge and insights make him a trusted advisor in DevOps, software delivery methods, and tooling. A sought-after global speaker, Floyd frequently addresses topics such as DevOps, Version Control, Continuous Integration, Release Management, Modernization, and Hybrid Cloud. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earned in 1981.

Term: Re-Elected Spring 2023; term ends 2026.

Vice President: Puneet Kohli

Puneet Kohli

Puneet Kohli is the Vice President of Products at Rocket Software. Puneet leads the IBMi portfolio of products at Rocket Software and is responsible for products in the DevOps, Disaster Recovery, Terminal Emulation, application Modernization and APIs. Puneet has two decades of experience managing all facets of engineering for enterprise software. Puneet has deep knowledge of Identity and access management, governance risk & compliance, Devops, hybrid converged infrastructure and modernization. Puneet has held leadership positions at RSA, Dell/EMC and CA technologies in past.

Term: Elected Spring 2022; eligible for Re-election Spring 2025.

Treasurer: Peg Tuttle

Peg is a 2022 IBM Champion who has spent 35+ years in the IBM i community. Throughout her career working for companies such as Midrange Dynamics, HelpSystems, iTech, and Denovo, she has assisted IBM i shops, matching them with solutions focused on operations, security, disaster recovery, high availability, change management, and more. Within the COMMON community, Peg has volunteered with WIT, panel discussions, speaking, and the POWERUp 5K. She has also partnered with COMMON to launch her podcast The Incredible i Show, which promotes IBM i and its everyday users. Peg excels in networking and building long-term relationships with colleagues and clients while working from her home office in Minnesota.

Term: Elected Spring 2022; term ends Spring 2025.

Secretary : Marina Schwenk

Marina started her career in January 2015 at Everbrite LLC in Greenfield, WI after graduating from Gateway Technical College in May of 2014 with an Associate’s degree in IT Software Development. Marina works as a developer in both RPG and Java and she also is one of two IBM i admins at Everbrite. Marina earned her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems Software Development from Bellevue University in June of 2017. Marina is currently the President for the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association (WMCPA) users group, a member of COMMON’S Young i Professionals (Yips) committee, a member of COMMON America Advisory Council (CAAC), a private tutor in English and Programming for students at an associates or bachelor’s degree level, a public speaker on topics ranging from RPG, SQL standards and unit testing, and was named a IBM fresh face for 2019. 

Term: Elected Spring 2021; eligible for re-election Spring 2024.

Immediate Past President: Dawn May

Dawn May is a leading authority on work management, systems management, performance, and diagnostics, with intimate knowledge of the IBM i operating system developed through her distinguished career with IBM. Today, as an independent consultant, she focuses her skills on helping companies troubleshoot issues and plan for the future while teaching them how to get the most out of their IBM i systems.

Dawn is also a volunteer in the IBM i community, President of COMMON North America, and an IBM Champion.

Dawn is the author of the i Can blog published by TechChannel; a frequent speaker at local user group meetings, IBM i conferences around the world; and an innovator with five patents.

In her spare time, Dawn enjoys the art of photography, sewing, baking bread, and solving puzzles.

Term: Re-elected Spring 2019; term ended Spring 2022, but stays on as Immediate Past President.

Director: Craig Skonieczny

Technologist, business leader and master gardener candidate. I believe innovation starts with insane curiosity, passion for lifelong learning, and relentless focus on what’s next. I am proud to lead several innovative companies in the IBM universe that have been changing the way the world works for our clients for nearly 50 years. I am excited to extend this passion to the COMMON community as we all seek to drive the future of digital transformation with advanced technology, industry expertise and trust.

Term: Elected Spring 2023; eligible for re-election Spring 2026.

Director: Ted Macksam

Ted MacksamI graduated from Valparaiso University with a BS in Electrical Engineering. After college my career evolved into Information Technology where I worked for a few medium and large consulting firms. In 2003, I was hired by Hatco Corporation and continued evolving within the organization. Hatco has more than tripled its business in the last 20 years and my current role is Vice President of Information Technology. Our team provides ideas and solutions to our organization that allows us to be even more efficient while continuing to grow our business through increased sales, market expansions, and new acquisitions. We support our business locations in Wisconsin, California, Nevada, Tennessee, and China. I have worked on the IBM i for over 20 years and have moved our organization from a traditional IBM i ERP to a custom open-source ERP.

I am a devoted husband and father to my wife Chantal and two sons Alex and Nicholas. In my free time I am a passionate pickleball player, enjoy spending time with my family, and traveling.

Term: Elected Spring 2023; eligible for re-election Spring 2026.

Director: Manas Mishra

With nearly two decades of dynamic experience in Information Technology domain, Manas has consistently demonstrated his prowess in delivering innovative solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of global businesses. Currently serving as the Senior IT Manager at Ashley Furniture, a prominent member of COMMON and the world’s largest furniture manufacturer, Manas brings a wealth of expertise garnered across various industries including Retail, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Life Sciences, and Healthcare.

Throughout his career, Manas has been a driving force behind operational excellence, continuously striving for process enhancements and fostering strong collaborative partnerships across multifaceted teams. As a seasoned leader in IBM i management, he has adeptly navigated through local, remote, and cross-cultural environments, effectively maximizing productivity levels and ensuring seamless project execution.

Director: Justin Loeber

Justin Loeber is the owner and CEO of Kisco Systems, a developer of IBM i security and compliance software. Kisco’s mission is to secure every IBM i by helping educate the IBM i community about security, continuously improving its products and delivering the best value in the market. Justin has been around the IBM midrange world since his father founded Kisco Systems in 1984. After a career in web applications and IT leadership, including several CIO roles, Justin joined Kisco in 2021 to refocus the company exclusively on IBM i security.

IBM Liaison: Brandon Pederson

Brandon Pederson is the Product Marketing Manager for IBM i and Power, including Banking and Industry Modernization. Prior to this role, Brandon was the Content Marketing Manager for IBM WebSphere and Worldwide Content and Community Manager for IBM Power. He has an MBA from Baylor University. Brandon is from and lives in Austin, Texas and is an Austin FC season ticket holder.

Executive Director: Manzoor Siddiqui

Manzoor Siddiqui has been with COMMON since 2006, having served in the role of Marketing Communications Manager, where he led all marketing and sales initiatives for the organization. He has over 20 years of multi-disciplinary business, marketing, and IT experience across a broad range of industries, including Associations, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Insurance organizations. He has served as a subject matter expert on several panels through Association Forum and LFGSM. Manzoor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from National-Louis University, and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, where his focus was on Marketing and International Business Management.

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