Jeff Connally HeadshotBehind every successful business is a CEO with experience and a vision — and Jeff Connally embodies that for CMIT Solutions.

Currently responsible for guiding the company’s strategy as President and CEO, Jeff has been involved in this dynamic company since he joined the Board of Directors in 2005. Now celebrating his tenth year with CMIT Solutions, Jeff has led the company to new heights, recently ranking No. 1 in its category on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 Franchise 500® list, considered the “best and most comprehensive” franchise ranking in the industry.

With a storied history of entrepreneurship and an impressive background in marketing and development, Jeff co-founded UpLink, a GPS/golf business in 1998, where he served as COO until May of 2003. Jeff then founded Gener8Biz, a sales and marketing consultancy, and acted as President and CEO.

Additionally, Jeff is a current sales and marketing professor at the Acton School, an entrepreneurial MBA program located in Austin, Texas. His early career was with IBM, where he began as a systems analyst and programmer. He later served in a number of sales, marketing, and executive roles.

Jeff’s passion for teaching is apparent in CMIT Solutions’ comprehensive franchisee training program, which equips all new and existing franchisees with the tools necessary to serve their respective communities with the best IT support available for small and medium-size businesses.

Jeff has an undergraduate degree from Saint Michael’s College and an MBA from the University of Texas. In his free time, Jeff enjoys being outdoors and hiking the Appalachian Trail.

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