About Us

Cynerge Consulting, Inc. is a provider of management and IT consulting services focused on providing value by applying technology and common sense to business problems. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Michigan, Cynerge provides services for both commercial and government clients. Cynerge is focused on improving the performance of our clients thru the application of grounded solutions. Our team will quickly analyze the situation so that we can focus our time on implementing what is needed and on helping mature your organization.

Our Team:

Matt Russell – President & Founder

Matt has over 20 years experience in the IT and Environmental Engineering fields in roles varying from project manager, technical support, and sales. For the past several years Matt has been focused on Program and Project Management within the Federal Government. Matt founded Cynerge in 2005 and is responsible for the overall general management and client relationships.  Prior to founding Cynerge, Matt worked as a consultant for various clients in the automotive and environment engineering fields.  His projects ranged in size from 1-person efforts to highly matrixed teams with annual budgets over $15 million and resources spanning multiple continents.

Matt received his MBA and Bachelor’s degree in Environment Health/Toxicology from the University of Michigan-Flint.

Jesse Sorge – Infrastructure & Operations

Jesse is an experienced senior IT leader with over 20 years experience in IT management, infrastructure implementation & operations, and software development.  Jesse has extensive international experience, including the completion of several projects across Asia.  He has also led global teams in the operational launch of new corporate facilities, with the
 scope including data centers, office space, networks, and telecommunications. At Cynerge, Jesse is responsible for our infrastructure and operations efforts and works to ensure that our resources are delivering at the highest level possible.

Jesse received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Moorhead State University.

Vish Ramabhatta – Strategy & Architecture

Vish has over 20 years experience working with commercial and government clients on a wide range of IT projects.  His forte is with Organization Portfolio Governance, Supply Chain Management, and Application Design & Architecture. Vish has been focused on IT Governance and Organizational Redesign for the last several years. Prior to that, he worked extensively in the manufacturing industry.  At Cynerge, Vish is responsible for business strategy, technical architecture, and client relationships.

Vish received his Masters in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, NY.  He received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University.

Rick Yeager – Strategic Advisor

Mr. Yeager has a distinguished history of providing leadership for several major companies.  He is currently an Independent Director for Health Net Inc.  Mr. Yeager served as a Senior Vice President, Finance of Time Warner Inc.  When Mr. Yeager joined Time Warner Inc. in 1995, he served as Vice President, Finance and Development, where he led a team responsible for financial and business planning, M&A, treasury & capital structure planning, and capital markets and managed its relationships with debt-rating agencies.  Prior to joining Time Warner, he served for 27 years with Ford Motor Company and several of its subsidiaries, most recently as assistant treasurer.  He served as Treasurer of Ford Europe, Director of the Financing Department and Director of Acquisitions Programs for Ford’s Financial Services Group.

Mr. Yeager has an undergraduate degree in Management Science and a graduate degree in Organizational Behavior and Operations Research from the University of California.