Paul franks

Paul is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ThinkGard. His main role is to oversee Operations, Customer Service, Channel Partner Relations, Vendor Relations, and Financial functions of the business.

Paul is a successful technology entrepreneur and over his 20 year career has developed multiple organizations and professional teams to meet a broad scope of technology needs for business clients of all shapes and sizes. The growing demand for Intelligent Business Continuity Solutions in his customer base lead Paul to launch ThinkGard to focus solely on Disaster Preparedness in the SMB marketplace.

Paul is the author of Year 2000 Survival Guide which provided wise counsel to the technical community during the Y2K uncertainty period. Paul is a graduate of Herzing University and resides in the Birmingham area with his wife, Neely, and their three sons.

kevin fuller

Kevin is Co-Founder, President and Chief Technical Officer of ThinkGard. He’s responsible for the Design and Implementation Services and Technical Support Team for the businesses.

As an MBA graduate and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Kevin offers a unique ability to understand business needs and the technologies that facilitate them. Over the course of his career Kevin has created and implemented Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans for companies of all sizes and has a proven ability to work effectively with both technical teams and business executives.

Kevin received both his Undergraduate and Masters Degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He and his wife Lori live in the Bluff Park area with their 3 children.

lesilie leonard

Lesilie is Vice President of Sales & Marketing. She's responsible for developing marketing strategies that align with our mission to help Technology professionals sleep at night.
Lesilie joined ThinkGard in 2014 with over 26 years of sales & marketing experience in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, distribution, ERP & CRM software sales & the health insurance industry. When she's not evangelizing about ThinkGard she enjoys running, cycling and spending time with her husband  Geoff and their dogs.

michael ramm

Michael is ThinkGard's Director of Technology Services. He is responsible for running Operations, which includes onboarding all of our new clients as well as the Support team, which handles the day-to-day support for our clients.

He joined ThinkGard in 2017 with over 20 years of both private and public sector experience. Prior to joining ThinkGard, he spent 11 years at a small central Alabama municipality as the Director of Information Technology. In 2011, after devastating tornadoes tracked less than 2 miles from his City Hall, he recognized the need for the city to implement what he calls a “proper disaster recovery plan”. After meeting ThinkGard’s CEO Paul Franks and CTO Kevin Fuller at a technology conference in 2012 Michael was convinced that ThinkGard’s complete business continuity and disaster recovery solution was “beyond proper”.

Michael enjoys reading, live music, New Orleans Saints football, Atlanta Braves baseball and playing an occasional video game or two. He and his wife, Julie, live in Northport, Alabama with their two kids and two dogs.