Edafio Enhances Senior Leadership with Promotions and New Executive Addition

Executive Leadership Team

 January 22, 2022 – Edafio Technology Partners, Arkansas’s largest IT Managed Services Provider, strengthens its leadership team through two key promotions — Mark Hodges, Brian Taylor and one executive addition. Kenny Kinley, Edafio’s President and CEO, announced the promotion of Mark Hodges and Brian Taylor and the addition of Kevin Jordan to the executive team.

Mark Hodges
Mark Hodges
Chief Growth Office

Mark Hodges is named Edafio’s Chief Growth Officer.

Mark will have overall leadership responsibility for growth initiatives and business development efforts, including sales, marketing, and client development. Mark joined Edafio in 201920 as VP of Sales and Client Relations Management. Before Edafio, Mark worked with Fluent in New York as the VP of Enterprise Sales and has held various leadership roles on behalf of global technology leaders, including Acxiom, Comcast, Teradata and Infogroup.


“As the organization continues to scale, these individuals will be accountable for driving Edafio’s strategic plan across the region, delivering top-line growth and finding new ways to expand operations,” said Kenny Kinley, President and CEO of Edafio. “

Kenny Kinley

Brian Taylor
Brian Taylor
Vice President, Professional Services.

Brian Taylor becomes Vice President, Professional Services. 

Previously virtual CIO for several of Edafio’s largest clients, Taylor will oversee Edafio’s Professional Services organization that provides strategic technology advisory and support services, including Edafio’s Cloud and Cybersecurity teams. He will work closely with the sales and marketing organization to onboard new clients and create, develop, and implement new products, services, and capabilities. Before joining Edafio, Taylor served in various IT leadership, consulting, and professional services roles at several international corporations, such as IBM, DemandTec, Acxiom, AnswerThink, and Accenture. Brian has led large-scale client implementation projects ranging from deploying SaaS analytics software to custom application development of ERP software for these and other global enterprises.


Kevin Jordan
Kevin Jordan,
Vice President, Managed Services.

Kevin Jordan named Vice President, Managed Services. 

Since 2018 when Kevin joined Edafio, Kevin has developed a distinguished track record supporting the firm’s largest clients. Kevin will run managed services operations in his expanded role, overseeing the engineering staff responsible for strategic information consulting, technology direction, and ongoing operational excellence. 

“As the organization continues to scale, these individuals will be accountable for driving Edafio’s strategic plan across the region, delivering top-line growth and finding new ways to expand operations,” said Kenny Kinley, President and CEO of Edafio. “Brian, Kevin and Mark have the knowledge, skills and expertise to be our market leaders on the ground in markets, constantly focusing on operational excellence, creating efficiencies, solving the needs of our client and launching our services in markets the right way.”

Melissa Swann

Melissa Swann brings 25 plus years of experience in integrated marketing, public relations, face-to-face event management, sales activation, and client relationship management to her Director of Marketing at Edafio Technology Partners.



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