EDGE’s Team of Document Technology Experts
EDGE Business Systems’ owners and managers bring more than 50 years of combined industry experience to our company. Their expertise and commitment to service have allowed us to prosper for many years and ensure that we’ll continue to meet the needs of our clients. Read below to learn about EDGE’s Executive Team.
Rich Simons—Co-Founder & Partner
A registered professional engineer, Rich Simons started his career in the land development industry in 2001. He honed his analytical skills and developed his consultative approach to working with clients in that field. Foreseeing the downturn in the real estate market, Mr. Simons entered the document imaging industry in the 2007. His experience translated wonderfully to the highly transactional nature of this industry.
Mr. Simons holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University. He lives in Roswell with his wife and three children.
Cha Holmes—Co-Founder & Partner
Cha Holmes has more than 20 years of experience in the document imaging industry. Beginning as a regional sales representative for Zeno Systems, he rose through the ranks of that company and then of IKON Office Systems and DocuTeam, where he held the positions of Account Executive, Major Account Executive and National Account Executive.
Mr. Holmes is a seven-time Million Dollar Sales Performer and a ten-time President’s Club Sales Award winner. He holds a B.A. from Florida Southern College and lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.
Rick Duerr—Co-Founder & Partner
Rick Duerr has over 15 years of experience in the document imaging industry. He spent the first 11 of those years with IKON Office Solutions, where he started as a sales rep and worked his way up to Major Accounts Manager with a sales force of eight account executives. Mr. Duerr later joined DocuTeam in 2008 as the Director of Major Accounts.
Mr. Duerr holds a B.A. from Radford University and an M.B.A. from Mercer University. He has lived in Atlanta with his family for more than 18 years.
Josh Salkin has more than 14 years document imaging industry experience, all of which he earned in the Atlanta, Georgia area. For the first seven of those years, he held sales and management positions at IKON Office Solutions, winning the Circle of Excellence four times. He joined Duplicating Products in 2008 as Managed of Professional Services and spent the next five years overseeing that company’s solutions portfolio.
Mr. Salkin joined EDGE in January 2013 and takes tremendous pride in providing outstanding service and support to his clients. He holds a B.S. in Financial Management from the University of Alabama. He lives with his wife and child in Alpharetta. Outside of work, he is active in his community and an avid golfer.
Jeremy Lee—Director of Finance
Beginning his career in banking and financial analysis, Jeremy Lee found his niche in managing finance with heavy involvement in operations. After holding similar roles in the land development, energy and professional sports fields, he discovered the document imaging industry was a perfect mix for his skills and desire for challenge.
Mr. Lee has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Georgia WebMBA program. He lives in Woodstock with his wife and two children.
Greg Pridham—Director of Sales
Greg Pridham joined EDGE with over 25 years of industry experience. After beginning his career with a Ricoh dealership in New Jersey, Greg was recruited to Orlando, FL as a Major Account Manager before quickly being promoted to a District Sales Manager. In 2004, his family relocated to Atlanta and joined one of the largest independent dealerships in the City as a National Account Manager. Greg earned eleven consecutive annual sales awards before leaving to join EDGE as the Director of Sales in 2015.
Mr. Pridham holds a bachelor degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. He is married with 2 children and lives in Canton, GA.
Brian Eife—Field Service Manager
Brian Eife brings more than 30 years of experience in service and customer relations to EDGE Business Systems. He has worked in all facets of the industry from technician to supervisor. He has 12 years of management experience and won eight Technician of the Year awards for his technical expertise and customer service skills.
Brian holds an electronic degree from Lee Technical Institute. He lives with his wife and son in Atlanta.
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