Parallel Technologies Leadership

Dale Klein

President & CEO

Dale has 25 years of experience in technology and business, and 19 years holding executive positions in high-growth technology firms. He has transformed the cabling services company into a high-growth technology company by demonstrating to clients how IT and facility infrastructure solutions can drive strategic value.

Dale’s passion is to drive a combination of proven and new infrastructure technologies to solve building and data center challenges to achieve superior performance, reduce risk and preserve capital.

Amy Anderson


Amy has over 14 years of professional accounting & tax experience with a demonstrated expertise building & leading teams. She leads the Accounting/Finance & Human Resources functions at Parallel Technologies.

Prior to joining Parallel Technologies, she was the Financial Controller for TripleTree, a Healthcare focused Merchant Bank & Private Equity Firm. Before that, she spent nearly 11 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, primarily as a Tax Manager in the Financial Services group. Amy earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Iowa. She is an active Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs & the AICPA.

Chris McPartland

General Manager, Building Automation

Chris has 20+ years of financial, operations and sales leadership experience in high-growth, entrepreneurial technology and health care companies. He demonstrates the ability to drive strategy and growth while having the operational experience to handle the day-to-day activities of a fast paced business.

Chris participates in executive leadership responsibilities, and leads the company’s Building Automation team.

Norm Spear

General Manager, Building Infrastructure

As General Manager of Building Infrastructure Delivery, Norm is responsible for the implementation of Intelligent Buildings infrastructure. With more than 20 years of experience Norm has managed projects for local and national facilities.

Norm is skilled at assessing environments for risk and developing a technology roadmap to provide a safer and more secure environment. An expert in physical security, he thoroughly understands the application of video surveillance, card access, emergency response, distributed antenna systems, IP networking and low voltage connectivity.

Tim Kittila, PE

General Manager, Data Center

Tim is responsible for leading the company’s Data Center practice, which includes helping our clients with their colocation, build, or strategy. He has a proven track record of success in the data center community.

Tim strives to quickly understand the client’s goals and objectives with key client stakeholders to ensure the data center is aligned appropriately. Tim’s philosophy when it comes to data center strategy is to Slow Down to Speed Up.

Nate Clyde, PE

Director, Data Center Design

Nate has more than 21 years data center design and specification of high-reliability HVAC systems for support of critical data processing applications. He joined Parallel Technologies in January of 2012 as a Senior Mechanical Engineer after serving as Vice President of an IT Services company for over 16 years.

He moved into his Director of Design role here at Parallel in January, 2013. Nate has enthusiastic passion for what he does and has a talent for communicating its complexities to clients in a understandable manner.

Tom Herr

VP, Sales

Tom has a successful track record of developing trusted relationships with clients, partners and colleagues. His accomplishments are a direct result of an unparalleled work ethic, ability to focus on what matters and always being mindful of the client’s objective.

Tom’s approach to leading the account management team is simple, “Help your customers be successful by providing value to earn a trusted partner relationship.” His Player-Coach strategy strongly resonates with his sales team.

Jay Stark

Director, Building Automation

Jay Stark has more than 15 years of experience in the building automation and energy management. Stark joined Parallel Technologies following the 2017 acquisition of Building System Solutions, a company he founded in 2009. In his role as Director of Building Automation, he is leading the company’s Intelligent Building strategy and expanding the company’s footprint in the region. Stark is passionate about driving building performance through open systems to bring his customers significantly more value.

Mark Bonde

Sales Manager, Building Infrastructure

Mark’s experience in the industry has made him a strategic-minded leader, that uses his continuous drive to take the company to new heights. Mark has designed and implemented a strategic sales process that expands the company’s customer base and nurtures our existing relationships. As the sales manager, Mark supports the account managers to excel and hit their sales targets by aiding them to achieve success on their own. Mark performs every day to the best of his ability and expects the same out of our team to ensure we create the best experience for our customers.