Meet Our Newest Associate To The Edafio Team, Martis Tipton

Client Engagement Leader for an Arkansas hospital overseeing IT and Cybersecurity

The new hire spotlights recognize the people-powered stories of the incredible individuals committed to our clients’ and Edafio’s success and are fundamental to our vibrant culture. From consultants and engineers to sales leaders and administration and beyond, we’ll get to the heart of our team so you can get to know us a little bit better and find out what makes us tick. Today, we are delighted to introduce our most recent hire, Martis brings 27 years of Healthcare IT management experience and will serve as Client Engagement Leader for one of our healthcare clients overseeing their cybersecurity and IT environment. If you have a moment, be sure to send Martis a message welcoming him to our rapidly growing company! Now let’s learn more about Mr. Tipton!

Tell us a little about yourself.

I have been here for my entire life, other than being born in California, where I lived 24 hours. When they released me from the hospital, my family moved to Arkansas. I have two kids, Grady, 20 and Olivia, 18.

What does your job entail? 

I am the Client Engagement Leader, VCIO for Sevier County Medical Center. Work with our teams to prepare all Information Technology solutions for the new hospital.

What brought you to Edafio? 

Twenty-seven years at Baptist Health, it was time for new opportunities and helped grow an excellent Arkansas-based company.

Do you have a motto or personal mantra? 

Embrace Change. If you’re not changing, you’re not growing.

Edafio client engagement leader with family
What do you like to do most outside of work? 

Total Outdoors. Fall Camping, Hunting and Summer Lake Life.

What skill do you think everyone should learn? 

Listening is the most critical skill and tool that everyone should learn to embrace.

What upcoming technological innovation will dramatically impact the industry in the next five years? 

Mobile transactions and tracking. Pay practices moving to credit or electronic payments, cash will be less and less valued.

Are you interested in working at Edafio? Check out our Careers page to learn more about who we are and our current openings!

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. Among the more versatile professional service marketers in the field, Melissa combines experience, knowledge, and expertise rarely found in a single individual: strategic planning, branding, creative concept development, and design and project management are all areas where Melissa has added value, built business and distinguished herself from her peers. With a record of achievement across the whole spectrum of communication channels and audiences, she has proven her effectiveness in understanding market needs and in developing compelling programs and content targeted to both consumer and business-to-business audiences. Melissa has a unique ability to simplify the presentation of complex product and service offerings and make them more accessible and actionable.