Jon Seale

5 Greenbrook Court · Trophy Club, TX 76262 · (972) 489-5168 · jon@jonsworld.com

Versatile Technology Professional with a passion for leadership, problem solving, and producing valuable insights for clients, using data and technology. More than 30 years of technology experience. Skilled in all aspects of Business and Technology: Leadership, Software Development, Project Management, Organizational Change Management, ERP Implementations, Telecom, and more.


Experience

Technology Director

Gateway Church

Gateway Church is a multicampus, nondenominational church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The church has more than 39,000 active members and six local campuses. Its mission is to help each person at Gateway believe in Jesus, belong to family, become a follower, and build God’s kingdom.

My past roles at Gateway have included Systems & Servers, Network Infrastructure, Security, and Helpdesk Management. I'm currently running our Data Analytics and Integration efforts, with a focus on measuring and enhancing congregational engagement. I have a passion for providing tools to ministry staff to better serve our congregation and those outside the church.

November 2011 - Present

Consultant

Seale Consulting

Seale Consulting helps leaders and their teams make innovation happen. We offer unmatched solutions in leadership and technology. We work with leaders, companies, and organizations in every industry and at every level.

My independent consulting company allows me to branch out and help small and medium sized businesses with resources and knowledge I've gained over the years. I love finding simple, cost-effective solutions to problems, and making companies, and their teams more productive. I also enjoy being connected to various industries, learning about their business models, and furthering my exposure to new technologies.

December 2004 - Present

Leadership Development Training & Consulting

John Maxwell Team (Founding Member)

The John Maxwell Team is a group of Maxwell certified Coaches, Trainers, Speakers and Professionals, offering workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to aid in personal and professional growth to individuals, organizations and companies worldwide.

My association with the John Maxwell Team has given me access to some of the best leadership training and resources available. I'm encouraged and challenged to continue my education and especially my own personal and professional growth.

May 2011 - Present

Director, Information Technology, Software & Product Development

Pinnacle Group

Pinnacle Group is a leader in the workforce solutions industry. Pinnacle's mission is to improve the quality of service, reduce risk, and achieve program success for clients.

My role at Pinnacle was two-fold: Internal staff support and Progata, Pinnacle's flagship product. Progata is a B2B Technology platform, enabling collaboration between companies desiring to engage top-notch technology talent, and Pinnacle's vast supplier network. From job requisition to a consultant's paycheck, Progata manages the entire process. My role was both Product and Development management of the system. This technology plaform was a the core of Pinnacle's explosive growth and led to Pinnacle's numerous awards. Progata also recieved a CIO 100 Award, in recognition of its contribution to Pinnacle's success.

July 2007 - November 2011

Chief Information Officer

CenterCube eCommerce Solutions

CenterCube was an ecommerce platform for small to medium sized businesses to launch online sales and service.

At CenterCube, I was directly responsible for engineering, building, and supporting the multi-tenant shopping, content, and order management platform. My initial task was transferring responsibility for the legacy platform from an offshore development shop to our on-site team, followed immediately by bugfix/re-tooling and finally replacing the platform. Our clients ranged from mom-and-pop sellers, boutique shops, and large specialty stores.

July 2007 - November 2011

Chief Information Officer

REO Advantage

REO Advantage is an exclusive, patented, real estate portal for investors and banks to connect.

The REO platform enabled banks to make bank-owned properties available to specific, pre-qualified groups of investors. Each bank had its own set of qualifications, and an investor was qualified for each bank separately, but an investor's purchasing capacity was managed across the entire platform, to protect investors and banks from over-commitment.

July 2007 - November 2011

Education

Arkansas State University

Bachelor of Science
Radio, Television, and Film: Production & Performance

Minors: Music & Theater

August 1985 - May 1989

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow

Interests


Awards & Certifications

  • Business Analytics - SMU Cox School of Business
  • John Maxwell Certified Leadership Coach
  • CIO 100 Award - CIO Magazine
  • Oracle Certified DBA
  • Informix Certified DBA
  • Microsoft Certified DBA
  • NetExpert Certified Administrator & Developer
  • Best Halloween Display - Trophy Club, TX
  • Bright Ideas Award - NBC Television