Technology Partners Celebrates the Graduation of its 12th TechLX Cohort

Technology Partners and Ouellette & Associates celebrated the graduation of the 12th cohort of the St. Louis Technology Leadership Experience (TechLX) program on Thursday.

Dan Roberts, chief executive officer of Ouellette and host of the Tech Whisperers podcast, opened the virtual graduation celebration by coordinating a virtual CxO panel with Leslie Williams (AVP & CoS, St. Louis University), Haroon Taqi (VP, Ameren), and Scott Richert (CIO, Mercy).

“Congratulations to the graduates of the 12th cohort of the TechLX program,” said Lisa Nichols, chief executive officer of Technology Partners. “Witnessing the transformation and growth of these exceptional leaders is a testament to the immense power of this program. The dedication, innovation, and vision displayed by these graduates exemplify the essence of TechLX, shaping the future of technology leadership.”

Here is the full list of graduates from Cohort 12:

• Nick Neuberger, Senior Software Engineer, Technology Partners

• Adam Ashe, VP Business Technology Systems, Cass Information Systems

• Asa Goldkamp. Manager Digital Technology, Graybar Electric Systems

• Paul Lewis, Sr. Manager IT Finance Reporting & Analytics, Panera Bread

• Brandon Murphy, Sr. Manager Technical Lead/Developer, Panera Bread

• Keith Crossland, Manager Advanced Café Operations Support, Panera Bread

• Ben Donaldson, Server Operations Manager, McCarthy Holdings

• Vignesh Gopinathlal, Sr. System Developer, RGA

• Sebastian Lisanti, Data Science Strategy & Delivery Field Lead, Bayer

• Danielle Gilbreth, Manager, Enablement, Ameren

• Jan Maxwell, Lead Product Owner, Ameren

• Chris Ribando, Digital PMO Manager, Ameren

• Erica Unterreiner, Department Leader, Edward Jones

• Angela Keener, Department Leader, Edward Jones

• Sabrina Shelley, Product Delivery Manager, Edward Jones

The TechLX program also recognizes select participants with awards. This cohort’s winners included:

• Leader Amongst Leaders Award – Jan Maxwell, Ameren

• Mentoring Excellence Award – Leslie Williams, Saint Louis University

• Mentoring Excellence Award – Mike Williams, Software Design Partners

• Marketing Excellence Award – Erica Unterreiner, Edward Jones

Cohort 13 is filling up fast! If you’re interested in learning more about this upcoming leadership development opportunity, please reach out today!

About Technology Partners

Technology Partners is an award-winning, St. Louis-based company that provides solutions through talent, technology, and leadership development. In business for nearly 30 years, the company has partnered with hundreds of corporate clients across a range of industries nationwide. It is a certified Women Business Enterprise and was built upon a revolutionary transparent-margin business model. Visit

About TechLX

The TechLX program empowers, equips, and champions high-potential IT professionals as they grow into the next generation of CIOs and technology leadership of St. Louis. Visit

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