Leadership Team

Jerry Johnson

Jerry Johnson
President/CEO

An EMC founder, Jerry took the company from initial concept to a strong, dynamic and well respected company. Prior to EMC Jerry was president and CEO of Datacard Group and served as vice president and general manager of the Power Generation Americas division of Cummins.

Recognized as a 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, Jerry is also a Bush Leadership Fellowship award winner. He earned his MBA from the Stanford Sloan Program and holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of North Dakota. A National Association of Corporate Directors member, Jerry has served as a United Way Key Executive and board member for Junior Achievement of the Midwest.

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Megan Helling

Megan Helling
Director, Finance, Sourcing and Technology

An entrepreneur who is not afraid to take risks, Megan ensures maximum results are driven to the bottom line. She joined EMC in 2009 and embraced the challenges consistent with a high growth company by leveraging her own business ownership experiences.

Prior to EMC, Megan worked in the retail/wholesale industry, gaining experience in procurement, personnel management and new store build outs working for L.S. Distributing. She later co-founded discount tool business H&M Tool Company. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business from Saint Mary's University.

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Gary Doty
Director, Sales

An entrepreneurial leader, Gary has 35+ years experience building new businesses and developing markets both domestically and globally.

His extensive background includes roles leading national sales organizations, overseeing customer services and managing vendor/partnership relationships for organizations including Level 3 Communications, Time Warner Telecom and Cargill. Gary holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamline University.

Matt Koonce

Matt Koonce
Director, Operations and Service

A seasoned project manager, Matt has implemented retail rollouts of 1000+ locations and worked in an oil refinery. He joined EMC in 2011, coming from a large commercial general contracting firm.

Prior to that, Matt spent 11 years in Target Corporation's Property Development department. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He’s continued his learning by taking classes at the Carlson School of Management’s Executive Education Program.

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John Loheit

John Loheit
Director, Marketing and Customer Incentives

An original EMC employee, John’s extensive business background allowed him to oversee and support many parts of EMC’s business as it has grown. He’s developed strong relationships with members of utilities and related agencies across the country and transformed the EMC brand into a recognizable and sought after name.

Prior to joining EMC, John spent 19 years in sales, marketing and IT positions with Datacard Group. He holds a Bachelors degree in communications from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.

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