Raj Nayak | President
Raj Nayak has a seasoned background in business and information technology consulting. He began his career in private sector consulting in the healthcare, telecommunications, and high tech sectors, focusing on strategic planning, data warehousing, and application development. Subsequently, Raj specialized in the public sector consulting arena focusing on the management and execution of complex technology transformation projects. He has consulted at a number of state agencies in Texas managing various data management, systems integration, and technology transformation projects. Over his career, Raj has built project offices and teams from the ground up for various employers and clients developing a portfolio of experiences in public and private sector consulting taking projects from concept to execution.
Raj has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bangalore University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance / Information Impact Management from the University of Texas at Austin.
Jerry Malott | Vice President of Delivery
Jerry Malott leads our Delivery Organization. For more than 20 years he has specialized in the areas of strategic business and technology planning, business and technology assessments, project management office setup/implementation, contract management and oversight and technical system implementations with clients in the public and private sector. Jerry began his career in the Public Sector working for multiple Texas State Agencies. He left his final position of Assistant Director of IT to transition into consulting. Prior to joining Loblolly, Jerry was a Managing Consultant for Adea Solutions, SunGuard, Bearingpoint, KPMG, and EDS where he focused on business and IT consulting to help agencies and companies nationwide drive performance through business process alignment with technology improvements.
Jerry received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Business Management from Texas State University – San Marcos.
Mohit Goyal | Vice President of Customer Experience
Mo Goyal has over eight years of experience supporting DIR customers and over ten years of IT consulting experience. Mo has a passion for understanding how to work effectively to achieve the kinds of large scale projects required in Texas state government based on sound processes, thoughtful interactions and hard work. He has worked on a broad range of projects from increasing the effectiveness of business analysis to product management for both public and private sector organizations including HHSC, Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Dell. He recently completed a six year term on the TASSCC Vendor Board. Mo is currently on the Texas e-Health Alliance Board.
Mohit received a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Jeff Schmitt | Director, Information Management and Technology
Jeff Schmitt has been serving customer technology and consulting needs for nearly 20 years. Early in his career he worked with public sector and small/medium business customers helping them implement new capabilities through web-based applications, online reporting, analytics, and database technologies. Soon after he discovered a passion for project and portfolio management, he joined the service delivery team of a large technology provider and delivered a variety of technology transformation projects for global customers including technology deployment, Cloud Computing/SaaS and technology takeback programs. Most recently, Jeff worked as the Director of Master Data Management Strategy defining and delivering multi-year transformation plans in support of Global EIM and MDM for corporate transformation efforts.
Jeff has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Texas Tech University.