Catalyst Connect Team
We want to be your technical backbone so you can focus on your core competence, with resources such as business strategies, workflow management and design, programming, development and design.
President and CEO
Born in South Africa, John-Mark has enjoyed a cross-cultural upbringing having lived in Africa, Europe and North America. As a well-traveled professional, John-Mark enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life and has developed a large network of contacts across the Information Technology, Solar and Financial Services industries. Read More
Following his passion for technology and innovation he joined a digital startup division of a National Media Company where he held an influential role growing and shaping the division’s products and services as their top consultant.
Seeing the future in Renewable Energy, he joined a local Solar Energy company where he helped them adopt best practices and expand nationally, increasing sales 10x within a year of taking the helm as the National Sales and Marketing Director.
Thriving on the success of launching and developing new business, John-Mark started consulting full time in 2015, developing new software for the solar industry and helping numerous businesses build out their technology infrastructure, develop projects and increase their operational efficiency.
John-Mark brings his diverse business background and wealth of real world experience to ever client engagement. Through his holistic consulting philosophy, Catalyst Connect seeks to ensure that every project integrates well with all aspects of the business and positions the company for long term growth.
Head of Web Development
Emanuel is a University of Arizona graduate with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has had a passion for web design and development from an early age and he continuously tries to keep up with the latest standards and technologies in these fields.
Marina brings to Catalyst Connect over ten years of strong customer support and sales experience in a wide range of industries from retail to telecom sales to manufacturing. She has a unique ability to help determine needs and provide solutions as a result of developing and implementing company procedures relating to sales, from lead generation to invoicing. Read More
Marina grew up in California, moved to Tucson in 2013 and worked closely with the Arizona Tech Council. She also attended Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA, earning a certificate in Business Accounting. On the weekends, she enjoys relaxing by the pool.
With a background rooted in management and customer service, Jenna uses her passion for helping people to keep communication lines open and consistent effort to improve the inner workings of the team. She is committed to excellence as well as building positive and long-lasting relationships with anyone she encounters. She loves to stay busy, which is why she loves having a hand in client relations Read More
With a degree in English from Northern Arizona University, Jenna also gets to provide clients the opportunity to express their business’ mission accurately and marvelously through the written word.
In her after-work hours, Jenna will be found teaching yoga, at the gym, somewhere outdoors with her dog, or reading a book.
Digital Marketing Director
I’ve coordinated digital marketing strategy campaigns for a wide spectrum of Zoho One clientele: from MNCs to startups, both B2C and B2B. I love helping Zoho One clients create their brand strategy and tell that story through digital marketing. Read More
Ultimately my goal is to help Zoho One clients utilize digital media to drive brand recognition and sales. I specialize in the development and execution of digital marketing and communication strategies to build brand awareness and loyalty. My career has spanned the globe across Europe, Asia and the United States. I look forward to working with you on your Zoho One Marketing implementation.
A glimpse of what we can do for you
At Catalyst Connect we are a people first business who solves problems through the deployment of effective, easy to use technology platforms.