Serving Washington

Mark van Hilten, Account Manager

Mark van Hilten,

Account Manager

Mark has been in the IT and AV systems integration industry since 1992 and is proud to say he has maintained positive relationships with his customers for just as long! With a degree in electrical engineering and an extensive background in AV systems and client consultative services, Mark is highly qualified to understand the unique and technical challenges associated with integrated systems. He believes in a value-added approach to consultative sales, is committed to developing tailored solutions to meet his clients needs, and strives to meet or exceed his clients expectations.

Mark van Hilten provides consultation, design and services for higher education and enterprise organizations in Oregon and Washington.

Bob Jackman, Sales Engineer

Bob Jackman,

Account Manager

Bob loves seeing teachers and students excited about technology. Since 2009, he has been supporting teachers in implementing technology solutions in the classroom. As a former middle school teacher, Bob has firsthand experience with using technology to make teaching more interactive, more effective, and more enjoyable.

Bob excels at assisting teachers integrate a variety of modern tools into a seamless classroom environment so they can focus on what they do best, educating! He provides full service consultation to district and school officials including design and implementation, professional development and curriculum integration. Ultimately Bob is committed to excellence; he strives every day to ensure teachers can effectively inspire and connect their students with the world around them.

Bob Jackman provides consultation, design and services for the K-12 market in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

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Sharon Schaugaard, Account Manager

Sharon Schaugaard,

Account Manager

Sharon began her career in this industry in 2003 and is committed to helping ensure children grow into responsible members of the community. She believes schools and educators provide a strong foundation by which children can obtain the knowledge they need to succeed in life.

In her role as Account Manager, Sharon is dedicated to assisting educational stakeholders with embracing, implementing and capitalizing on emerging technologies so students receive a powerful and valuable learning experience.

Sharon Schaugaard provides consultation, design and services for the K-12 market in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Heather Cortez, Client Services Supervisor

Heather Cortez,

Regional Supervisor, Education

Heather has been with The Chariot Group since 2005. She considers working in this industry to be a bit like living on the Starship Enterprise and enjoys the constant innovation and change to products and solutions. She is passionate about education, specifically, providing optimum learning opportunities for our children. That being said, she has dedicated her career to working with and among education leaders to positively enable future generations.

Heather is committed to nurturing the philosophies and attitudes needed to embrace technology and change, and enjoys speaking about and educating the K-12 community on how they can better instruct and engage their kids.

Heather Cortez provides consultation, design and services for the K-12 market in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.