Parallel Technologies has expanded its project management team with the recent hiring of four team members: Tom Kukulski, Deanna Price, Erik Fraser, and Cassandra Tisdell. The new hires are a key element of Parallel Technologies’ ongoing commitment to a customer-focused environment.
“Over the past few months, we have been experiencing an increase in the number of projects and it is important that we provide our clients with the same amount of attention no matter the scope; it’s our commitment to our customers,” said Dale Klein, CEO and president, Parallel Technologies. “Each of these new hires will play an integral role in making sure that we exceed our clients’ expectations — they’re just as important to the success of a project as the technology itself.”
Tom Kukulski joins Parallel Technologies with more than 30 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of large, complex, advanced technology, data center, call center and related critical environment MEP infrastructure construction projects. Most recently, Kukulski was projects director and senior project manager at Jones Lang LaSalle where he managed one of the company’s account-based project management teams and served as the client’s main point of contact for aspects of project planning, design and delivery. As project manager at Parallel Technologies, he will have similar responsibilities. A resident of Eagan, Minn., Kukulski earned a Civil Engineering degree at Michigan Technological University and an Art & Design degree from Northern Michigan University.
Deanna Price joins Parallel Technologies as national project coordinator. In this role, she will be responsible for helping set and manage goals and objectives of subcontractors. She will also assist in assuring that projects are delivered on-time and at the projected budget. In her previous roles at Master Technology Group and Comcast, Price has demonstrated her ability to effectively interface with all levels of management, employees and external vendors. She is a resident of the Regina neighborhood in South Minneapolis.
Erik Fraser joins Parallel Technologies as a project coordinator. In this role, he will support the project managers in managing and tracking projects through internal processes. Prior to joining Parallel Technologies, Fraser was an executive design assistant at Bungalow 6 Design where he managed the planning, design and set-up of major private and corporate events. A 2016 graduate from Michigan State University, Fraser resides in St. Paul, MN.
Cassandra Tisdell joins Parallel Technologies as a project coordinator. In this role, she will be responsible for managing and tracking projects through internal processes. Prior to joining Parallel Technologies, Tisdell held sales support roles at Medtronic, New York Life Insurance and Fusion National. A resident of Minnetonka, MN, Tisdell has an undergraduate degree from Hamline University.