Leadership Team

Dale Klein

Dale Klein

President & CEO

Dale has 25 years of experience in technology and business, and 19 years holding executive positions in high-growth technology firms. He has transformed the cabling services company into a high-growth technology company by demonstrating to clients how IT and facility infrastructure solutions can drive strategic value.

Dale’s passion is to drive a combination of proven and new infrastructure technologies to solve building and data center challenges to achieve superior performance, reduce risk and preserve capital.

Karrie Schwartz

Karrie Schwartz

Integrator

Karrie attended St. John Fisher College in Victor, NY, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications/Journalism, with a minor in Political Science.  With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, Karrie has served in a number of capacities; from administration to project delivery, and has interfaced with our clients, partners, and vendors, as well as across internal departments.  Karrie is well-versed in data center construction management, IT systems design & implementations, as well as process development and has a strong financial background.  Her business acumen and financial aptitude, coupled with her ability to see the overall picture lends itself well to her role in directing company operations.  Karrie thrives in challenging environments, where creativity collides with technology to produce brilliant results.

Karrie holds responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the company, including key processes and systems, operational issues, and the engagement of our employees.  Karrie provides leadership to the team around larger initiatives, strategy and planning, organizational alignment, culture, and core values.  Karrie also handles contracts, legal, and insurance.

Jose Gonzalez

Jose Gonzalez

Director of Engineering

As Director of Engineering Jose Gonzalez is responsible for supporting Parallel’s strategic vision by aligning engineering, technology, information, processes, and people to improve the security and building performance of our clients. Jose oversees the Engineering & Estimation Office (EEO) where we provide an integrated engineering approach (one-stop shop), solutions with scalable technologies, and education to empower our staff and clients on the optimization of intelligent buildings.

In addition, Jose coaches, mentors, and develops the Estimation, Engineering & Programming teams (EEO), ensuring Parallel’s client expectations are exceeded.

Jose brings over 30 years of experience in the security technology space. He is considered a strong leader and accomplished security executive with a proven record of directing enterprise-level technology teams.

Prior to his role at Parallel Technologies, Jose joined Securitas via a predecessor company Iverify where he served as the Vice President of Installation and Technical Support Services. Prior to that, Jose worked at (Checkpoint/Checkview/Iverify) since 1992, where he served as Sr. Director of Design where he led to the creation and development of the first Design Department in the security industry. Jose also served as a Compliance & Application Manager for Interlogix, where he was instrumental on securing a UL listing of the first wireless Fire Alarm System in the industry. Jose also worked for Siemens Building Technologies as an Engineering/Project Manager, where he commissioned enterprise level security systems for multiple high-rise buildings and a convention centre worth over $20M.

Prior to his shift to the security space, Jose served on active duty for the United States Air Force for 5 years in the field of Engineering/Design, Construction Management, GIS, GPS, and Geospatial Data. Jose continued his military career in the Air Force reserves for 17 years while working full time for Checkpoint. He was honourably discharged as a highly decorated Master Sargent from the United State Air Force in October 2010 with 22 years of service.

Jose holds a Bachelor of Science in Security Management from Saint Mary’s University, Minneapolis, MN

Associate Degree in Construction Technology, Community College of The Air Force, Maxwell, AL

Certification in Project Management, University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

NICET Certification/Fire Alarm Systems from the National Institute of Certification in Engineering Technologies

Mark Bonde

Mark Bonde

Sales and Marketing Director

Mark’s experience in the industry has made him a strategic-minded leader, that uses his continuous drive to take the company to new heights. Mark has designed and implemented a strategic sales process that expands the company’s customer base and nurtures our existing relationships. As the sales manager, Mark supports the account managers to excel and hit their sales targets by aiding them to achieve success on their own. Mark performs every day to the best of his ability and expects the same out of our team to ensure we create the best experience for our customers.

Sam Neuenschwander

Sam Neuenschwander

Director of Delivery

Sam’s primary responsibility is creating efficiencies and processes that harness a great customer experience. Sam oversees delivery both on the service and project level and has an extensive background in management. For over 10 years he has been responsible for building and managing technology teams from the ground up and leading business process improvements. Sam has a heavy tech background, holding operational and leadership roles at a variety of information technology companies and has degrees in Mathematics and Computer Information Systems and a minor in Business from University of Mary.

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