Kay VanDerLeest

Consulting Manager, ConnectWise

Kay brings more than 20 years of consulting experience for financial management and professional services application software. Before joining ConnectWise, Kay developed project accounting processes and trained end users for a global services and relationship management software company. Prior to this, she managed implementation projects and training for GEAC Computer Corporation/D&B Software, a global ERP software company.

Kay joined ConnectWise in 2004. As part of the original ConnectWise team, she was instrumental in creating the first videos and lessons for the initial ConnectWise University. Kay has also presented workshops and/or breakout sessions at every IT Nation. She has implemented hundreds of partners and helped the larger and enterprise-level partners with business audits and additional consulting.

Kay, a Navy brat, grew up in many parts of the US and Europe. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Kay is ITIL v3 Foundation certified and is a ConnectWise Certified Professional Administrator. When she is not working, Kay enjoys running and cycling and is always signing up for different running, cycling, and triathlon events.