John Templeton – President & Founder
John began his IT career selling and leasing peripherals for IBM Main Frame and Mid-Range systems in 1979. After working for a peripheral manufacturer for 15 years, he founded Millennium Technologies in 1995. He recognized a growing need for new technology, new wireless handheld computers. John focused the new company, Millennium Technologies, on that emerging technology. Today, wireless data collection and infrastructure is still the company’s main focus, supplemented by bar code printing and RFID technologies. Some of John’s customer relationships even pre-date the company and have been doing business with him for over 30 years.
John’s wife Cynthia works part time at Millennium Technologies. His son Darren has earned his MBA in Supply Chain Management from Rutgers University and is the Director of Operations at Millennium. His daughter Arianne earned her DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) degree from Ithaca College. She practices Physical Therapy at Vail Medical Center in Vail Colorado. John’s hobbies are racquetball, tennis, scuba diving, and skiing.
Darren Templeton – Director of Operations
Darren completed his MBA in Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School in 2011. He was hired by International Specialty Products (ISP) upon graduation, where he had interned while at Rutgers. As a Supply Chain Analyst at ISP (later acquired by Ashland), Darren worked on various projects ranging from inventory carrying cost analysis to network optimization. The acquisition allowed Darren to become proficient in new systems such as SAP.
Darren joined Millennium Technologies in 2015, focusing on day to day operations, market analysis, and new business. He focuses on providing all of the necessary tools to every Millennium employee to maintain the high level of service that Millennium customers are used to receiving.
During his time off, Darren enjoys the Jersey shore and playing wheelchair rugby.
Greg Magnotta- Director of Technical Services
Greg has been working in the IT field for 30 years and been with Millennium Technologies for 20 years. Greg is responsible for the Professional Services department for which he is proud to say he helped create. Our Professional Services department supports all hardware and software systems that Millennium installs which includes but is not limited to wireless infrastructures hand scanners and printer support. Customer service is second to none.
Greg's first 10 years in IT was managing and supporting AS/400’s (iSeries) systems and networks and all associated peripherals. He brought that expertise to Millennium Technologies and continues to receive training and certifications on all the products we sell and support Zebra Technologies(Symbol), Honeywell(Intermec) ,ExtremeNetworks, Ivanti (Wavelink), and others. Greg continually evaluates new emerging technologies to add to Millennium's product portfolio that will benefit all customers. Millennium likes to say "if you have a problem give it to us to solve. We are a solution provider not a hit and run vendor."
Lisa Wrede – Senior Account Manager
Lisa has been working in the peripheral and services field for over 20 years. Lisa joined Millennium Technologies in 1997 and began specializing in RF infrastructures and scanning. Prior to joining Millennium, Lisa spent several years with Decision Data Computer Corporation selling line printers, serial printers, 5250 terminals and thin clients. In addition, Lisa sold professional services and LAN infrastructures at Decision Data. Lisa is a consummate professional who delivers exceptional service to all of her customers.
Medora Regan – Senior Account Manager
Medora joined Millennium Technologies in January of 1996 with a background in sales and customer service. Prior to joining Millennium Medora worked in specialty retail management and procurement as well as in the banking and financial industry where she developed sales and service training programs for Chase (currently JP Morgan Chase) bringing sales, service and operations together. She held a variety of voluntary board positions both personal and professional, and has been an active member on partner advisory committees for the mobile computing industry. Medora is committed to providing her clients with cost effective solutions utilizing the “best fit” devices for her client’s business challenges. She knows that deployments can be complex and is there for you every step of the way. From the site survey through installation, training and service contract management you will have Medora’s ongoing support along with our solutions-driven team, to ensure the success of your wireless project.
Jonathan Quinones – Technical Services & Printer Repair
Jonathan has been with Millennium Technologies for 3 years. Jonathan is our printer expert and is certified on Zebra and Printronix thermal printer repairs. He is also our BarTender expert. He has designed many customers bar code labels and maintains their bar code label databases. Jonathan is also trained to support Zebra scanners and ExtremeWireless networks.
Wendy Weisse – VP, Media & Consumables
Wendy began working with Millennium Technologies in February 1997 as the Assistant to John Templeton. Being recognized for her professionalism and take-charge work ethic, shortly after being hired, Wendy was introduced to sales and trained as a representative in a sales capacity for the Media and Consumables Division. This includes thermal supplies, warehouse location labels and signs, any/all make and model line and laser supplies and media storage.
Wendy works diligently following trends of the market and keeping costs down while maintaining the availability of quality products for her customers. She believes that customer service is an undervalued commodity in this day and age, and works hard to give her customers the attention she feels that all customers deserve.
Cynthia Templeton – Tax and Accounting Manager
Cynthia handles the tax, accounting, insurance and employee benefits related operations at Millennium Technologies on a part time basis. Cynthia founded a non-profit organization called “Push to Walk” now located in Oakland, NJ. Push to Walk provides specialized exercise programs, information and resources to individuals and families with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and other forms of paralysis to help them improve their quality of life. Check the website at www.pushtowalknj.org.
Madeline Venskus – Administrative Assistant
Madeline has been working in Administration for companies in the Tri-State area for 6+ years. Her background in Media Operations helps her stay organized and prepared while overseeing daily functions in the office. She directly handles all incoming phone calls and any administrative issues you may have. Madeline’s approachable nature brought her into the Administrative field, and she takes pride in representing her employer and acting as a spokesperson for the team. She is the friendly voice that will most likely greet you when you call the Millennium Technologies office!
Corey Rose – Sales Representative
Corey is a Sales Representative for Millennium Technologies. He was born and raised in New Jersey and has years of experience in sales and client relationship management. Corey studied Political Science and Economics at Ramapo College. After graduating, he recognized the growing demand for new technology among all kinds of businesses. Previously an Account Manager for Samsung Electronics, he is committed to serving the needs of his clients. Corey believes every business is unique in its own way, and he specializes in providing technology solutions that are custom-tailored to yours.