• The Strength of Each Employee.

Axis Business Technologies has carefully selected some of the industry's most talented people to help you make the right decisions for your business. When you select Axis, you have direct access to qualified professionals who possess real world experience you can leverage to grow your business and your efficiency.

Paul Bircham
CEO

Paul is President and Chief Executive Officer of Axis Business Technologies. He acquired the company in 2007 and is responsible for all business operations. Since purchasing Axis, Paul has expanded the company's offerings to include various business technologies including multifunctional copiers/printers, scanners, paper shredders/folders, document management/workflow software, Samsung tablet computing, IT Services, and large format digital displays. More recently, the company has partnered with Samsung's School© initiative which equips classrooms with electronic teaching tools such as interactive touch displays, interactive Galaxy tablets & Chromebooks. Paul’s commitment to excellence and entrepreneurial style has been recognized as visionary in the industry of electronic document management and has enabled both Axis and their customers grow market share through a variety of economic climates. Paul holds an Honors BS in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado, and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Favorite Hobbies: Golf, fishing.
Favorite Movie: Last of the Mohicans
Favorite Song: "American Girl"
Favorite Band: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Tom Nixon
Service Manager

Tom has over 32 years of office equipment industry experience, Tom began his career with a Denver-based office products dealer, holding managerial positions in service and operations management. Tom joined the company as Service Manager in 1991. Under Tom’s direction, the Service Department has received national recognition as being in the top 10 percent of service departments for multiple years.

Favorites : Fishing, Spending time with family.

Chris Cosgrove
Operations Manager

Chris is the Business Operations Manager at Axis Business Technologies. He joined the company in 2008 and after working in sales, warehouse and dispatch he took over office operations in 2013. As Business Operations Manager, Chris oversees the daily operations in the office and controls the billing of all service contracts. He is the center of communications between the sales team, the warehouse, and accounts payable and receivable. Working in customer service industries his whole career, Chris believes strongly in taking care of all of our customers and making each one know they can always call him with any questions. Chris has a degree in Mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado and is a girls soccer coach for the Pride Soccer Club.

Favorite Hobbies: Golf, coaching soccer.
Favorite Movie: Bull Durham
Favorite Song: "The River"
Favorite Band: Alabama

Janet Hess
Controller

Janet's responsibilities are multi-faceted. These duties include reviewing and approving all invoices to be paid, as well as reviewing accounts receivable aging reports. Janet also handles collections on invoices and is responsible for coordinating with external tax accountants for income tax preparation and auditors who prepare internal audits of the company. This includes keeping company records organized and readily available for examination.

Favorite Hobbies: Fishing, reading.
Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams
Favorite Song: "Hotel California"
Favorite Band: Eagles

Cheryl Cosky
Senior Account Manager

Cheryl relocated to Colorado Springs from Massachusetts in 1995 with her two daughters. She has spent the last 18 years building relationships and expertise in the world of Digital Business Technology. Cheryl prides herself in helping clients identify how technology implementation will allow them to achieve their future efficiency and productivity goals. Recently, Cheryl has focused on how clients can achieve greater mobility utilizing mobile technology strategies. Cheryl is a valuable team member providing innovative solutions for our clients utilizing our "best in class" technology manufacturers. Cheryl's honest approach to technology acquisition always results in enduring relationships with her clients. Cheryl enjoys everything Colorado offers including exercising, hiking, skiing, and traveling. Cheryl loves animals and is an active volunteer for the National Mill Dog Rescue- she has fostered over 55 dogs and puppies. Cheryl holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Favorite Hobbies: Hiking, Skiing, Travel
Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman, Gone with the Wind, any Rocky Movie
Favorite Ice Cream: Black Raspberry
Favorite Food: Lobster

Rick Stewart
IT Support Manager

Worked in the I.T. industry since 1993. Twenty one years’ experience. MCP certification, (Microsoft Certified Professional), CompTIA Network+ Certified and A+ Certified. Konica, Kyocera, Xerox, Samsung solutions specialist. Been with the company for 7 years. Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering. Experienced with Windows XP, Win7, Win8, Server 2003, 2008, 2012, MS Sharepoint, MS Exchange, Linux, and Mac OSX. In my spare time I like to read sci-fi books, watch sci-fi movies, paint miniature figurines based from the game Warhammer 40k. Build custom computers for family members and friends, troubleshoot computer issues and network issues for them as well.

Favorite Hobbies: Computers.
Favorite Movie: Thor
Favorite Song: "Comfortably Numb"
Favorite Band: Pink Floyd

Lee Hammonds
Customer Service

Lee is instrumental in ensuring customer's supply needs are met as well as scheduling equipment pick-up and deliveries\installations. Additionally, Lee acts as a liaison between customers and the company. He assists with complaints, orders, errors, account questions, supply billing, cancellations, and other queries.

Favorite Hobbies: Watching Movies
Favorite Movie: The Equalizer
Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan
Favorite Band: The Roots

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