Sherry Harris, Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer
Sherry and her husband, Ron, and two other partners, started Mobile Installation Technologies in 1998. Sherry funded the company with its original seed capital while Ron worked with the other partners in developing fleet installation methodologies and professional deployment systems. Sherry reviews and approves all financing and loan agreements for the company and oversees accounting and contractual functions. Sherry currently owns and controls 85% of the company while also continuing her role as a corporate finance executive with a large commercial bank.
Sherry has worked in the banking industry since 1985 in various functions in Investment Sales, Commercial Banking, Middle Market Banking, Risk Management, and Corporate Banking roles in Management, Client Management and Corporate Finance Originator.
Sherry earned her Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in Finance and Business Administration in 1984.
Ron Harris, President
Ron brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Mobile Installation Technologies. Prior to Ron’s career in mobile and construction related services, Ron was a Vice President for Sun Bank/Miami, N.A. for 8 years in its corporate lending division. 1992 Ron left the banking world and joined Omega Research & Development (a manufacturer and world-wide distributor of over 30 different models of aftermarket vehicle security, keyless entry, remote car starting and other 12volt mobile products) and was Managing Director of from 1992 to 1996. Developed and organized the industry’s largest vehicle interconnect T-harness program for Omega products. Ron established separate operating divisions within the automotive dealership and mobile electronics retail channels to capitalize on the growing demand for security and keyless products incorporating quick-interconnect T-harnesses.
Opportunities in the GPS industry came about and in 1996 Ron joined Mobile Security Communications’ (a GPS hardware and software manufacturer) senior management team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the CARCOP GPS mobile monitored emergency response and vehicle tracking product program. Responsibilities included developing a national mobile electronics retail and automotive dealership expediting program for the CARCOP product. In addition was the development of a national fleet tracking and emergency response distribution program through ADT’s commercial sales division for MSC’s commercial fleet products. While rolling out the CARCOP product, Ron experienced first-hand the need for a professional, nationwide installation service to install the CARCOP GPS tracking systems into several fleets. Ron and Chris Allen capitalized on this need by forming Mobile Installation Technologies in March of 1998.
Ron attended the University of Miami, FL on a football scholarship, graduating in 1985 with a BBA in finance. Ron and his wife Sherry live in Atlanta, GA with their two children. Ron enjoys working with church-related mission programs, reading, hiking and coaching youth football.
Dave Flower, Vice President Sales & Marketing
Dave continues to lead our Sales and Marketing teams with and emphasis on people, quality, efficiency, and added value both internally and externally with MOBILE clients and end users. Celebrating 14 years with the MOBILE Team, Dave has 34 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotec industry, and his passion for the last 14 years with MOBILE; working to implement best practices while identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in MOBILE sales processes and value managed deployment services for the vehicle mobility space.
Dave holds a BA in Marketing Management from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, and an MBA in Finance from The University of Phoenix. Dave resides in Marietta, Georgia and enjoys family, friends, sports, and his many foster animals in his spare time.
John Shrader, Vice President – Project Management Services
John leads the Project Management team at MOBILE. He brings 18 years of 12 volt automotive installation and management experience to MOBILE. John began his career at MOBILE in 2004 as a contractor performing installations and as Field Management on large deployments. He transitioned into Project Management at MOBILE in 2014 and oversees the Project Management team beginning with initial project pricing to project design, documentation and scheduling all the way to project deployment.
John has been a Master Installer Certified Trainer for Panasonic Arbitrator for the past 13 years and holds many certifications for various mobile products in the vehicle mobility space.
John studied Biomedical Engineering Technology at Chattahoochee Technical College and lives in Cartersville, Ga with his wife Elise and their three children and enjoys spending time by the pool, cooking and playing guitar with his family and friends.
Chris Holmes, Director – IT Services
Chris is an IT Executive and Entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in information technology. Chris serves as Director – Information Technology for MOBILE, where he manages infrastructure, service delivery and application development.
Chris is also Founder and President of CMH Technology Consulting, Inc., which provides information technology consulting services to companies. Chris has previously served as the Chief Information Officer of Closerv, LLC, a technology platform for mortgage and title professionals, Chief Information Officer of Lenox Financial Mortgage, a $50 million mortgage origination company, and Chief Technology Officer of Cogent Closing Associates, a nationwide settlement company. He strives to think, “How do we do this better and more efficiently than anyone else”. Chris has also been involved with a number of startups in social media, healthcare, and legal services, and has extensive knowledge with getting new businesses “off the ground”.
Formerly a Delivery Project Executive with IBM, Chris spent 10 years managing service delivery for large IT outsourcing contracts, in US and Europe.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University. Chris and his wife Leisa live in Marietta, GA with their two children.