Info Tech, Inc. Marketing Team in the Spotlight – Joy, Daina and Ron

February 02, 2018

Joy Guthrie

Joy has been with Info Tech since March 2011 and has served as a Marketing Manager since June 2017. She focuses on sales and marketing activities for AASHTO and Info Tech producing videos, webinars and coordinating activities between the two organizations. Prior to moving to Marketing, Joy was a Senior Product Manager in the AASHTOWare ProjectTM Program Development. Joy also worked for E-One, an emergency vehicle manufacturing company, for 10 years as a designer and product manager for E-One. She also assisted in developing web-based sales and fire truck configuration tools, as well as online catalog of options, specifications and pricing. Joy also worked for Snap-On Tools in Accounting and as a designer in the Engineering Department including developing a new handle design for Snap-on tools Kobalt tool line, for which Snap-on still holds a patent. Prior to working for Snap-on Tools, Joy has 10 years’ experience in accounting and holds a certification in Computerized Office Administration. She graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2017 with an MBA and holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. Joy has two children and a granddaughter.  Joy and her husband have been together for 17 years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, painting, art journaling, scrapbooking, creating art videos for her YouTube channel and creating handmade journals for her Etsy shop.

Daina Woodman
Daina has been a Marketing Manager for Info Tech since the beginning of 2016. Daina brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing management from the engineering industry, working with national leaders such as CH2M Hill, HDR, Affiliated Engineers, and many more. As the marketing manager at Info Tech, her ability to see the big picture along with her skills in maintaining brand consistency, identifying target audiences, and managing communications provides strategic perspective to the company and implements a marketing plan for continued success. After graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and a minor in Business Administration, Daina lived in Costa Rica for three years raising her daughter and running businesses such as sport fishing charters, real estate and a fitness gym.  She is a recent graduate from the Leadership Gainesville Class 43 which is a community communication and leadership focused program. Daina participates in other leadership organizations within the community and gives lectures to UF engineering classes on what marketing and business strategies look like in the consulting industry.
During her free time, most likely you will find her on the water either kiteboarding, wakeboarding, fishing, kayaking or surfing with her 10-year-old daughter. She enjoys live music, travel and continued leadership and personal development.
Ron Gant
Ron joined Info Tech as Director of Corporate Marketing in 2016.  Ron oversees all marketing activities for Info Tech. Prior to joining Info Tech, Ron was Director of Global Transportation Marketing for Bentley Systems. Ron joined Bentley when they acquired the Civil Engineering software division from Intergraph Corporation in 2000. While at Bentley and Intergraph, Ron managed marketing, development, services, support and training of the civil software products. Ron also worked in the power plant construction industry for 13 years serving as a construction and design engineer for nuclear and fossil power plants for the Tennessee Valley Authority and Houston Lighting and Power. Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.  Ron holds a third-degree black belt (Sandan) in Shin Nagare Karate, loves the outdoors – hunting, fishing, hiking and running and enjoys golf but will readily admit he is horrible at it. Ron and his wife have 2 daughters and they all live near Huntsville, AL.