Employee Spotlight:

Blake Fogg

Application Developer

Blake is a problem solver who is always looking for the next challenge to overcome. He is dedicated to the success of Shiloh and keeps the team focused on what is next!

Words of Wisdom: “Luck is not real – It is putting yourself in the right position at the right time.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I love to ride motorcycles and play with my daughter! My wife and I have two dogs, a lab and a border collie mix that keep us out and about on hikes.”

Favorite movie quote: “We were inverted!” – Top Gun. “This was probably the first action movie I saw that I wasn’t supposed to watch, I have watched it a million times since.” ☁🛩☁

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “My favorite part about Shiloh is that we are all connected to each other. I can stop by anyone’s office and have a conversation about anything. I love the family culture we have.”

Best vacation you have been on:: “We went to Orlando last summer and my daughter got to see all the characters she knows from her favorite movies and shows. It was a lot of fun!”

Local Restaurant Recommendation:: “Neal’s Cafe in Springdale! It is a bright pink building. They are a mom & pop shop that has been around for a while, and they have the best pies.”

Valerie Spaink

Business Development Manager

Valerie is constantly on the go. She works in Marketing and Sales and never has a boring day in the office. If you need a calendar or have a question about Shiloh,
she is ready to help!

Words of Wisdom: “Everyday is a holiday.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I am currently working on three fixer-uppers with my parents and partner. It is a ton of fun and an ongoing learning experience. When I am not painting and tearing down walls, I love to go thrifting and work on my Etsy shop.”

Favorite movie: “I love every Wed Anderson film, my most recent favorite is Rushmore!”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “I am inspired every day by the vision of Shiloh Technologies. Shiloh empowers people to do amazing work and achieve real change and results in their business.”

Best vacation you have been on:: “I am from the Netherlands and my family lives there, so any vacation I take back home is my absolute favorite.”

Local Restaurant Recommendation:: “Markham & Fitz Bean to Bar Chocolate. Not really a ‘restaurant’, but truly a magical experience. I highly recommend the drinkable chocolate.”

Mike Jimenez

Director IT

Mike is an outstanding team player. He is a busy guy who makes time for the things that matter. If there are bagels in the break room, you can bet Mike was a part of it.

Words of Wisdom: “Treat people how you want to be treated.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I spend time with my family. 😁 On the weekends I hit up the shooting range, it’s exhilarating.”

Favorite movie: “Any of the Die Hard movies, the original Star Trek series are pretty good too.”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “The Shiloh Technologies team is a family. We do a great job of supporting each other.”

If you were an animal, what would it be:: “A bald eagle!”

Local Restaurant Recommendation:: “Well there is China Café, that is delicious, Saiwok is great, and Pattaya is so good!”

Matthew Robinson

Director of Sales Engineering

From programming to leading support and training, our expert Sales Engineer has done it all. Matthew has been with Shiloh for over 10 years and continues to be a core source of inspiration and success.

Words of Wisdom: “The only way to do good work, it to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I love hanging out with my family, I have three kids that keep my wife and I busy and entertained. I love to read nonfiction and sci-fi novels! My current two favorites are The Martian by Andy Weir and The Power of Why by C. Richard Weylman.”

Favorite movie quote: “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “The people! We are not just co-workers; we are a family.”

If you were an animal, what would it be:: “A dog, specifically a Lab. I am happy, and I usually go along with anything. On top of that, I love to go for a drive.”

Kendall Gibbons

SVP IT & Security

Kendall brings his A-game to work every day. He has been working in networks and security his whole career and he means business, but don’t let that fool you he also means to have a good time.

Words of Wisdom: “Enjoy Life Now

What you do when you’re not in the office: “We are big into music at our house, we listen to and play all genres. I love to play the guitar and sing. On the weekends my wife and I like to visit the local breweries.”

Favorite movie/book: “Carl Sagan – Contact, staring Jodie Foster. If you read anything by Carl Sagan you will be amazed.”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “We are truly the best in class when it comes to big data.”

 Local Restaurant Recommendation: “Herman’s Ribhouse in Fayetteville!”

Tammy Brown

Project Manager

Tammy is non-stop. She oversees hundreds of moving parts every day that are vital to Shiloh’s success. How does she do it?! With grace to say the least.

Words of Wisdom: “Don’t be scared of having a tough conversation.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I am raising an eleven-year-old and taking care of my menagerie of pets (chinchilla Belle, pups Rucker & Max, & our kitty Trixie). I find a lot of joy in cooking new, inventive recipes, and when I have a spare moment to myself, I love to play with make-up and dress up.” 💃

Favorite movie: “My go-to movie is Les Misérables. I love the theatre!”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “Shiloh Technologies works hard to do exceptional business and take care of our customers, but they also value the person in the chair. Everyone on our team is so passionate about the work they do; we are always looking to stay ahead of the game.”

 Local Restaurant Recommendation: “Preachers Son in Downtown Bentonville!”

Garrett Cooper

Application Developer

Garrett is an integral part of what keeps Shiloh Technologies innovating and engineering for tomorrow. Though, the best part of it all is that he makes it look easy and does it with a smile.

Words of Wisdom: “Never stop learning.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I love watching movies! Particularly sci-fi/futuristic themed movies. I also love hiking with my dogs, and bike riding on the NWA trails.”

Favorite book: “Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “We look for the hardest things the customer has to deal with, and those are the things that we take on. Our priority is making sure the customer can focus on making the best decisions with the best information.”

Best vacation you’ve been on: “When my girlfriend and I first started dating we took a long weekend trip to St. Louis; they have the best zoo I’ve ever been to!”

Local Restaurant Recommendation: “Sushi House! It is my favorite.” 🥢

Anita Brightwell

Director of Sales

Anita has been with Shiloh Technologies for 12 years; she has been working in software and services her entire career. She is a gem of a person, who knows the ins and the outs of what it takes to be in the software industry.

Words of Wisdom: “Don’t sweat the small stuff – and its all the small stuff. 😉”

How do you deal with stress: “I take a deep breath…pour a full glass of wine…and I reflect on what is important in life.” Here is a tip, “Set your deadlines a couple of days before the actual deadline… this ensures success and give you some time to reflect and correct.”

What you do when you’re not in the office: “I work in my yard – I love to garden! I enjoy being with my family, we go to the lake, to the beach, we love to swim. I also really like to travel, my favorite place to date has been Paris. I recently took my granddaughter to Paris, and she loved it too. The history and the architecture is absolutely fascinating.”

Best thing about Shiloh Technologies: “The people I work with and our customers! I love solving problems and talking business.”

What is the most unusual job you’ve ever had?: “When I was working in the ticketing service, I had a side gig for ticketing a boxing event. It was such a strange environment… boxing agents are like the mafia behind the scenes. Something went wrong with the live feed for the boxing event which resulted in an event that did not do as well as the agents wanted.  They were trying to withhold payment from the people I hired for the event so I had to sit in a room with 3 agents demanding they pay up for those I hired to work the event.  Scary and crazy…but I got the cash, paid the employees and got out of there!”

Local Restaurant Recommendation: Saiwok Vietnamese Street Food – I have NEVER had anything bad there. 👌”

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