Our Team

Discover the drive behind Data Integrity Services!

Sam Heard

Sam is the cofounder of Data Integrity Services. After working at Lakeland Regional Medical Center for over 20 years, he and Kathy decided to start an IT consulting firm, Data Integrity Services. With a personal commitment to biblically based principles and integrity, he focused on developing a company that employs the best people possible. Now after 20 plus years , he has watched the company grow to become a national presence. Winning numerous national awards, hosting conferences across the US, providing product and services to clients across the US and abroad are all great accomplishments, but the greatest accomplishment is the staff members that have worked with him throughout the years. During his down time, he enjoys camping, hunting and college football with a developing passion to travel with his wife.

Kathy Heard

Kathy is the cofounder of Data Integrity and since 2008 has worked primarily as the Office Manager directly responsible for all things associated with finance and HR. She enjoys traveling, cooking, all things sports, and the occasional spa day.

Joshua Heard

Joshua graduated from ITT Technical Institute back in 2004 and shortly afterwards joined the team in 2005.  Starting out as the entry level engineer he progressed into a more senior level position in 2009.  In 2014 he transitioned to VP of Operations and took on a more managerial position with the Tech Team.  Among his many roles he is accountable for most of the security and software enhancements implemented at DIS.  Holds multiple certifications in Sophos, MIST & Datto.  In his free time, he can be caught enjoying the outdoors playing basketball, football, hiking, boating, just to name a few.  Loves his puppy “Mika” and attending live sporting events along with concerts.

Derek Heard

Derek joined Data Integrity Services in 2020 to help support Kathy and the back office staff. He enjoys camping and being in the woods but has spent a lifetime around technology. After working for Publix for many years Derek learned the importance of an excellent customer experience. He takes pride in annoying all of the senior Techs.

“Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” -Derek Heard

Megan Matlock

Megan joined the Data Integrity team in 2017, bringing 20 years experience as our Senior Customer Service Specialist. A Michigan transplant, she enjoys research spirals, vegetable gardening, cooking, baking, mystery and sci-fi novels, and fiber/needle crafts.

Jill James

With over 20 years of experience in Business Administration, she brings support for our technical team. Jill has two children and loves to spend time exercising and loves cooking shows. She is known as the office “Foodie.” Jill loves to visit hair and nail salons. She loves to watch medical dramas. She feels incredibly blessed to work with her amazing extended family here at Data Integrity.

Jennifer Stuart

With over 25 years of experience in Technology Consulting and Sales Management, Jennifer has established a reputation as a leader grounded in integrity and perseverance.

Throughout her career, she has consistently delivered exceptional results, showcasing a commitment to excellence, and characterized by a genuine concern for the well-being of both the company and clients.

Plant City born and raised; Jennifer lives on acreage with her two teenage boys. She enjoys music of any genre, kayaking, hiking, handyman projects, and is notorious for researching unexpected & varied topics.

Ask Jen anything! She might know a little (or a lot) about it and would love to learn more & share her knowledge.

David Gunsaullus II

David started working for Data Integrity Services as a contractor for a special project in 2013. He quickly pivoted into a full-time role with our helpdesk where he started absorbing as much new IT knowledge as he could. He embraced the Data Integrity values, and gained a reputation for writing overly verbose notes & emails. This proclivity for wordiness proved useful when it came to writing technical policies and procedures, a task which David has embraced wholeheartedly. David is a fan of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and enjoys video games, comic books, Lego, and all things Disney/Star Wars/Marvel.

Seth Kesler

Seth began working at Data Integrity in August 2019, coming from a long background in IT. In his 10+ years of experience, he has found a strong passion for all things IT, and regularly seeks to add to his knowledge and skill set. He holds certifications in Cisco Networking, Sophos security products, VMware, and Datto technologies.

Brandyn Pringle

Brandyn is a loving husband and doting father of two boys. He previously worked for Polk County School Board before joining the Data Integrity team in 2016 bringing over 10+ years of technological expertise. In his free time he likes to collect Funko POP! figurines, watch football, and spend time with his family.

Nick Armstrong

Nick moved to The Sunshine State in 2020 and began working for Data Integrity in 2021 after attaining a degree in Cybersecurity Operations from Utica College. He is a huge fan of Mass Effect, enjoys writing, fitness, and spending time with his wife.

Devin Moyer

Devin joined the team in July of 2022. He is a recent graduate of Polk State College and Traviss Technical College for IT. Although he is fresh, he is very excited to work with everyone and grow his skills. In his free time he likes to play Dungeons and Dragons, Magic the Gathering, and loves to watch college football and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Jacques Oliver

Jacques has been a Floridan his whole life. He loves to watch basketball and football. He’s also a big fan of horror movies, and in his free time he likes to make music.