our team

Thomas A. Bartels, President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

Tom joined MCM in April 2005. He has significant experience in the organization, financing and management of various start-up and emerging growth companies. Prior to joining MCM, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Regional Nuclear Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharma manufacturer. He served in the same capacity at Atherotech, Inc., a clinical diagnostic reference laboratory and exclusive provider of the VAP Cholesterol Test. Prior to Atherotech, he served as Treasurer of RealMed, a software company serving healthcare providers and insurers. Concurrent to his duties with RealMed, he worked with Venturehouse LLC, a venture capital and financial advisory investment firm. At each of these companies, Bartels has been instrumental in providing strategic guidance, capital-raising expertise, development of appropriate management and infrastructure, development of relationships with bankers, analysts and other strategic partners, as well as the overall management of the day-to-day administrative tasks of operating an emerging growth company. He also has public company experience, serving as Director of Investor Relations at Caremark, and also at OrNda HealthCorp in Nashville. He also served as Vice President in the commercial lending area at Wells Fargo Bank in Birmingham. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Auburn University (1986) and an MBA from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1990). He has been an elected member of APCO’s Commercial Advisory Council and has been an active member of IJIS, and sitting on the Finance Committee, and the Emerging Technologies Task Force. He recently served as a member of Compass Bank’s Young Executive Board of Directors and is a member of the Birmingham Venture Club and Tech Birmingham.


Jon Campbell, Chief Technology Officer and VP of Engineering and Professional Services

Jon has been with MCM since 2000. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT and network solutions disciplines. Along with heavy influence and direction in application development, Jon’s primary role has been to manage all client implementations and client support. He is responsible for managing MCM’s project implementation teams and has developed the appropriate processes, protocols, training materials, etc. for project successful implementations. Campbell also works closely with the Company’s sales team, assisting in the sales process by performing client demos, as well as interfacing with the client’s IT staff to engineer the project. Jon is a graduate of The University of Alabama’s IT Program and holds several networking and IT certifications.


Kurt Abts, Director, VP of Software Application Development

Kurt is the most tenured of the technical staff at MCM. He has over 30 years’ experience in communications software applications, specifically in the wireless and public safety sector. He has implemented over 300 systems, both domestically and internationally. His experience is broad, and his knowledge of the wireless communications industry is unmatched. Kurt has been instrumental in the design and development of MCM’s applications. Kurt holds a degree in Computer Science from Jefferson State Junior College.


Murray Shaw, VP, Sales

Murray has been with MCM since 2005, starting as part of the Sales Team, with a primary focus on the East Coast and Central U.S. After 10 years of individual contributions as the consistent top producer for MCM, Murray naturally transitioned into the lead role for the MCM Sales Team. His in-depth technical knowledge of the software solutions our company offers combined with his understanding of the needs and challenges our customers face and the procurement challenges of Federal, State and local government agencies allows him to lead our sales efforts in a very consultative, targeted manner that best services both our company and our customers. Murray also help oversee MCM’s marketing efforts, along with developing and maintaining our partner relationships, both of which directly influence the promising pipeline of sales opportunities for MCM.