Directors

Delivering excellent solutions & service requires organizational clarity.  Equiant achieves this goal through its’ dedicated team of directors.  These progressive, passionate & enthusiastic professionals take pride in supporting their individual teams, Clients and Equiant toward realizing an exceedingly successful future.

team member
"The Generator"

Ericka Schwarm, Director of Client Development

Ericka began her career in the Financial Servicing Industry in 2011. She has been deeply involved in various aspects of relationship management and implementing innovative programs tailored to the ever-changing financial climate. She brings extensive experience in receivables servicing, technology, and banking. Ericka is most passionate about building relationships and finding solutions to help businesses grow.

When Not At the Office:

I'm outdoors with my family; At the beach, jet skiing, hiking, camping, four wheeling, you name it!

Words To Live By:

“Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.” - Warren Buffet

No 1 Fan Of:

The San Diego Padres, Carne Asada Tacos

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"The Disruptor"

Jon Chase, Director of Software Development

Jon has been involved in the IT industry for over 25 years. He has experience in the following industries: healthcare, mining, telecommunications, aviation, promotions, pension, and pharmaceutical. Jon is originally from Massena, NY. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from SUNY at Potsdam. Jon’s favorite aspect of his role is putting processes into place and mentoring his team.

When Not At the Office:

I am watching my son play baseball and coaching him; and playing softball!

Words To Live By:

Treat others the way you would like to be treated

No 1 Fan Of:

Chicago Cubs

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"The Financer "

Marc Nunes, Controller

Marc started his journey with Equiant in 2001. In January of 2020, he will have 21 years of experience at Equiant.  Marc has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix; and a Master’s degree in Financial Accounting and Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Business. He is a certified CPA and is extremely passionate about accounting. His favorite part of his role is his team, they have become family to him.

When Not At the Office:

I am hanging out with the family, I love taking them to the movies!

Words To Live By:

Named must your fear be, before banish it you can

No 1 Fan Of:

UA Wildcats, UA Wildcats, & UA Wildcats!

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"The Technology Geek"

John Estok, Director of IT Infrastructure

John has been a tech “geek” for most of his life. Graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Computer Science, he hit the ground running writing code and building computer networks right out of school. John takes great pride in his blue-collar Pittsburgh roots and brings that work ethic to the office every day. Backed by years of experience leading a wide variety of IT projects, he thrives on keeping Equiant’s IT infrastructure humming and performing at its best.

When Not At the Office:

Sitting on a beach or planning our next trip to a beach somewhere, preferably Maui

Words To Live By:

When in doubt, reboot

No 1 Fan Of:

Pittsburgh Steelers