Driven Technologies’ leadership team brings decades of combined experience and wide range of work for clients of all shapes and sizes, from very diverse industries.

Rudy Casasola

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Driven Technologies Rudy Casasola is focused on building a world-class cyber and cloud security solution provider focused on client applications, data, and multi-cloud infrastructure.

Rudy’s 28 years of industry experience includes leadership of Presidio Network Solutions as President, where he partnered with various private equity groups – beginning with Columbia Capital in 2005 – to grow the business from $160M to $2.7B. He will use his experience in organic and acquisition growth to expand Driven Technologies’ geographic footprint and security solutions.

Rudy holds a BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to the technology sector, he has professional experience in wholesale distribution, industrial food services, and print media circulation. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He and his wife, Jill, reside in Miami Beach and have three sons.

Michael Morrison


Michael Morrison is President of Driven Technologies. Michael is responsible for growing the business, strategic partnerships and sales.

With 20 years of business leadership and sales experience, Michael has the leadership and direction to take Driven Technologies to the next level.

Born in Chattanooga TN, Michael was a 3 time All-American on the University of Georgia Mens Golf Team. In 1999, Michael was a part of the winning National Championship team. Michael also was a part of the 1998 and 2000 SEC Championship teams. Michael graduated from UGA with a degree in Economics.

Mike Pearson

Vice President

Michael (Mike) Pearson is Vice President of Driven Technologies, responsible for business operations, sales and strategic partner relationships.

With 20 years of start-up and entrepreneurial experience in multiple industries, Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the company. His primary focus is on the overall growth and development of the organization and at his core, Mike believes in surrounding himself with the best and brightest and providing them with the support and tools necessary for their success.

Born in Augusta Georgia, Mike later moved to Atlanta and joined the Georgia Tech Men’s Golf Team where he lettered for 4 years and lead the team to an ACC Championship in 1999. Mike Graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Business Management.

Jeff Ridge

Vice President of Security

Jeff Ridge currently serves as the Vice President of Security and Risk at Driven Technologies, where he is responsible for overseeing the Security Engineering and Operations teams.

Jeff’s primary focus is on Managed Security engagements and the overall SOCaaS offering for Driven Technologies. He has more than 20 years of tactical and strategical experience in various Information Technology environments including Operations, Engineering and Project Management. Prior to joining Driven in 2019, Jeff served as a Security leader at Fiserv. He has also served in similar roles within the Healthcare and Private Banking sectors. Additionally, he is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in Technology Management, from Saint Leo University. He also holds current CISSP and CISM certifications.

JD Larsen

VP of Finance and Operations

As VP of Finance and Operations, JD Larsen is focused on operational excellence and financial integrity developing teams, tools, and processes that will position Driven Technologies for long-term growth and profitability.

JD brings over 25 years of diverse finance and operational experience in various industries including 10 years in the IT industry with Presidio Networked Solutions as Division CFO as well as several other key roles. JD Started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Pittsburgh and has held leadership positions with several fortune 500 companies including The Walt Disney Company and Marriott International.

He holds a BS in accounting from Grove City College and earned his CPA from the State of Pennsylvania. JD and his wife, Caroline, reside in Orlando, FL and have three children.

Lisa Loeffler

Human Resources Director

As Human Resources Director of Driven Technologies Lisa Loeffler is responsible for the management of all human resources programs; supporting the business to provide innovative initiatives that will promote the performance, growth, and profitability of the organization.

Lisa brings 25 years of progressive full cycle human resources management experience, making her a trusted advisor to the Executive team. Previously with Presidio Networked Solutions her role began as a startup position which grew to a strategic Business Partner supporting Business Leaders of a 1,400+ employee division. Her experience also includes working with technology and government contracting employers.

Lisa and her husband, Joe reside in Southern Maryland and enjoy the beach and classic cars.

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