Our Leadership

Meet the dedicated professionals who lead the Advanced Network Solutions team. With years of specialized expertise, the leadership team creates strategy, drives execution, and provides the support and resources necessary to ensure every client enjoys uncompromising service and a customized solution for any business need.

The Leadership Team

Richard Pinson

Richard Pinson is an experienced investor and entrepreneur focusing on intellectual property and technology-driven businesses. He was an executive at Columbia Pictures and Turner Broadcasting prior to leading multiple technology companies during which time he demonstrated a sustained record of success in increasing value for stakeholders.
Richard has served on various boards including The Centerstone Foundation, the Tennessee Golf Foundation, The Golf Club of Tennessee, The Oak Hill School, The Dean Institute College of Business at David Lipscomb University, Delta Dental’s Smile 180 Foundation, and The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.
Richard, an eighth generation Tennessean, is married with two children. He and his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Richard is the Chairman and CEO of Advanced Network Solutions, a Nashville-based managed IT services provider conducting business across the country.

Richard Pinson

Richard Pinson is an experienced investor and entrepreneur focusing on intellectual property and technology-driven businesses. He was an executive at Columbia Pictures and Turner Broadcasting prior to leading multiple technology companies during which time he demonstrated a sustained record of success in increasing value for stakeholders.
Richard has served on various boards including The Centerstone Foundation, the Tennessee Golf Foundation, The Golf Club of Tennessee, The Oak Hill School, The Dean Institute College of Business at David Lipscomb University, Delta Dental’s Smile 180 Foundation, and The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.
Richard, an eighth generation Tennessean, is married with two children. He and his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Richard is the Chairman and CEO of Advanced Network Solutions, a Nashville-based managed IT services provider conducting business across the country.

Richard Pinson

Chief Executive Officer

Greg Summey

Greg Summey joined Advanced Network Solutions as a senior engineer in 2004 and has provided technical stability, growth and leadership to the ANS team during his tenure in a variety of roles, including CTO. Greg has been directly involved in the design, implementation, security, and ongoing support of IT infrastructure for many businesses throughout the Middle Tennessee region, with an emphasis on the special needs of financial institutions. As part of the executive management team, he focuses on the company’s strategic initiatives and leading the organization’s business development efforts. In addition to his twenty-two years of IT industry experience, Greg holds multiple technical certifications and a degree in Management Information Systems from Tennessee Technological University.
Greg resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Janet, two daughters, and rescue dog Jack, where they enjoy the proximity to live music events and participating in community and school activities.

Greg Summey

Greg Summey joined Advanced Network Solutions as a senior engineer in 2004 and has provided technical stability, growth and leadership to the ANS team during his tenure in a variety of roles, including CTO. Greg has been directly involved in the design, implementation, security, and ongoing support of IT infrastructure for many businesses throughout the Middle Tennessee region, with an emphasis on the special needs of financial institutions. As part of the executive management team, he focuses on the company’s strategic initiatives and leading the organization’s business development efforts. In addition to his twenty-two years of IT industry experience, Greg holds multiple technical certifications and a degree in Management Information Systems from Tennessee Technological University.
Greg resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Janet, two daughters, and rescue dog Jack, where they enjoy the proximity to live music events and participating in community and school activities.

Greg Summey

Executive Vice President

Stephanie Hayes

As Vice President of Client Services, Stephanie Hayes provides leadership to both the Client and Project Services Teams for ANS. With her years of experience in Project, Program, and Client Management, accompanied by her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, she is able to focus her teams on delivering consistent, continuously-improving client and project services to all ANS Clients.  Stephanie’s contribution to the Leadership Team is a focus on client satisfaction and reliable service delivery that further complements the experience, knowledge and contributions of the other Leadership Team members.
Stephanie is one of those rare individuals native to Nashville who resides in the Goodlettsville area with her husband, daughter and two dogs.  During free time, you can find her enjoying time with her family.

Stephanie Hayes

As Vice President of Client Services, Stephanie Hayes provides leadership to both the Client and Project Services Teams for ANS. With her years of experience in Project, Program, and Client Management, accompanied by her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, she is able to focus her teams on delivering consistent, continuously-improving client and project services to all ANS Clients.  Stephanie’s contribution to the Leadership Team is a focus on client satisfaction and reliable service delivery that further complements the experience, knowledge and contributions of the other Leadership Team members.
Stephanie is one of those rare individuals native to Nashville who resides in the Goodlettsville area with her husband, daughter and two dogs.  During free time, you can find her enjoying time with her family.

Stephanie Hayes

Vice President of Client Services

Jeff Prouse

Jeff Prouse joined Advanced Network Solutions in April 2015 as Director of Field Services and joined the Leadership Team less than a year later. He currently serves as Vice President of Technical Services where he leads a dynamic team of technicians and engineers in fully supporting clients’ technical success. Jeff is responsible for establishing and leading high-visibility technology initiatives, directing the creation of infrastructure development and support processes that align with industry standards and requirements. Jeff and his team are committed to delivering solutions that improve business and system performance for ANS clients.

Jeff Prouse

Jeff Prouse joined Advanced Network Solutions in April 2015 as Director of Field Services and joined the Leadership Team less than a year later. He currently serves as Vice President of Technical Services where he leads a dynamic team of technicians and engineers in fully supporting clients’ technical success. Jeff is responsible for establishing and leading high-visibility technology initiatives, directing the creation of infrastructure development and support processes that align with industry standards and requirements. Jeff and his team are committed to delivering solutions that improve business and system performance for ANS clients.

Jeff Prouse

Vice President of Technical Services

Bryant Flippo

Bryant Flippo has been a part of Advanced Network Solutions’ success since April 2015 and is currently the Vice President of Finance and Operations. Bryant and his team manage all aspects of day-to-day finance and operations for the company, including accounts receivable and payable, vendor management, administration of reporting systems, and KPI creation for teams and individuals. As a member of the Leadership Team, Bryant is instrumental in leading revenue management, driving strategic planning initiatives, conducting data analysis, and managing the Human Resources and Employee Relations functions.
An avid runner and Twitter fan, Bryant holds multiple degrees, including his Juris Doctor, and is a member of the Florida Bar. He resides in East Nashville with his wife Laura.

Bryant Flippo

Bryant Flippo has been a part of Advanced Network Solutions’ success since April 2015 and is currently the Vice President of Finance and Operations. Bryant and his team manage all aspects of day-to-day finance and operations for the company, including accounts receivable and payable, vendor management, administration of reporting systems, and KPI creation for teams and individuals. As a member of the Leadership Team, Bryant is instrumental in leading revenue management, driving strategic planning initiatives, conducting data analysis, and managing the Human Resources and Employee Relations functions.
An avid runner and Twitter fan, Bryant holds multiple degrees, including his Juris Doctor, and is a member of the Florida Bar. He resides in East Nashville with his wife Laura.

Bryant Flippo

Vice President of Finance and Operations