The Aktion Team

Scott Irwin, Chief Executive Officer

In his 16-year tenure as president and CEO, Scott E. Irwin has architected an impactful growth strategy for Aktion Associates. This strategy has brought Aktion national prominence and relevance in the technology world. Embracing the concept of “entrepreneurial leadership,” Scott empowers the Aktion team to organically grow their respective business units.

Scott E. Irwin


Our Team

Paul Bachran
Paul provides organizational leadership and strategic direction for Aktion Associates by working with the management team to establish goals, plans and policies. Paul earned his BA in Materials & Logistics Management from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI and his MBA in Finance from Wayne State University in Detroit MI. Email Paul
Barbara McConnell
Chief Financial Officer
Throughout her 12+ years at Aktion, Barbara has played an important role in managing the company's finances. She adeptly provides the financial knowledge and leadership for Aktion Associates. Whether through forecasting finances or managing the entire Aktion accounting team, Barbara’s contributions to the company’s success are notable. Email Barbara
Craig Szczublewski
Chief Technology Officer
As Aktion's CTO, Craig has corporate responsibility for professional services delivery to our customers which includes field networking personnel, data center operation and Network Operations Center (NOC) support services. Before his latest appointment in July, 2019, Craig was Practice Manager of Aktion's Technology Division. Email Craig
Bob Black
Multi-Industry Division
Vice President
Bob leads a team of IT professionals in delivering next generation ERP software including Acumatica Construction Edition, Acumatica Cloud ERP for Distribution and Acumatica Manufacturing Edition, services and support to mid-market companies. He is responsible for managing and maintaining vendor relationships, employee on-boarding and training, and practice sales and service growth. Email Bob
Steve Handly
Construction Division
Vice President
Steve Handly has over 35 years’ experience with construction and accounting application software, including a number of fortune 500 companies. During the past 15+ years at Aktion, Steve has excelled at building and managing the construction sales and service team. Steve also has helped grow and maintain Aktion’s relationship with Sage. Email Steve
Bob Lindeberg
Supply Chain Division
Vice President
For nearly 40 years, Bob has delivered IT consulting to Wholesale Distributors and has served as an IT advisor to several large Distribution firms. He joined Aktion in 2017 and is focused on building and managing the supply chain team. Bob helps to maintain Aktion’s relationships with our technology partners including Infor and Independent Software Vendors. Email Bob
Steve Rogers
Technology Division
Vice President
Steve has been instrumental in the significant growth of Aktion’s cloud and managed services business. With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, Steve understands the complexity of IT services and works closely with the Aktion Network Operations team to maintain a high standard of service. Email Steve