Prime TSR Adds Bench Strength with Four Key Hires Prime TSR Adds Bench Strength with Four Key Hires

Prime TSR Adds Bench Strength with Four Key Hires

Prime TSR, a Chicago-based technology modernization consultancy, today announced the addition of four key hires, a move that keeps the company on track to double in size this year to more than 70 consultants.

With impressive and diverse backgrounds providing technology modernization solutions for Fortune 100 companies such as Amazon, McDonald’s and Allstate, Prime TSR’s newest team members include Kellyn J. Mitchell, solution architect; Layak Mohammed, data architect; Zeeshan Yasin, integration architect; and Tim Lonergan, DevOps engineer.

“We’re excited to continue expanding our team of experienced and skilled technologists to better serve our growing client roster.  Coming from some of the world’s largest and most successful companies, our newest team members bring diverse perspectives that underscore our commitment to excellent client service,” said Eugene Khazin, principal and co-founder, Prime TSR.

Kellyn J. Mitchell, an award-winning solution architect with 15 years of experience, has spent the past five years planning, organizing and leading technology solutions for companies like McDonald’s, Marriott International, Mitsubishi Chemical, Motorola and Emerson Electric. With a track record of cutting costs and improving productivity, he specializes in cloud transformation projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams to adopt best practices and economies of scale.   During the first ten years of his career, Mitchell was a web application architect and completed successful projects for Boeing, NIKE, Whirlpool and RE/Max.  He is a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Layak Mohammed, is a data architect with deep experience in modernizing data platforms by moving and maintaining them in the cloud. Prior to joining Prime TSR, Mohammed worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he helped Amazon’s customers overcome cloud migration issues. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect with 10 years of experience as a database architect/infrastructure project lead for Tate & Lyle, a London-based global provider of ingredients and solutions for food, beverage and industrial markets; and as a database administrator for companies like Deutsche Bank, Kaplan Financial, Express and Polaris Laboratories.  He holds an MS in electrical and computer engineering from NYIT and a BS in electrical engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in India.

A smart and savvy business systems analyst for blue-chip companies such as McDonald’s, Allstate, Verizon, Motorola Solutions and Siemens, Zeeshan Yasin brings 13 years of experience to Prime TSR as an integration architect.  Most recently an enterprise integration services/ESB solution architect for Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Yasin excels at collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop APIs for mobile and the Web and integrating them with existing management systems.  He holds an MBA and MS in business information technology from DePaul University in Chicago.

Tim Lonergan, a skilled senior engineer with more than 20 years of IT experience, joins Prime TSR as a DevOps engineer.  Most recently a DevOps consultant at Rotary International, one of the world’s largest humanitarian service organizations, Lonergan excels at designing, implementing, maintaining and securing deployment environments. He’s supported technology systems for a variety of industries, including management consulting, accounting, insurance, healthcare, higher education and government agencies.  He has an MS in information systems management from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Prime TSR, which made its debut this year in the Inc. 5000–the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies–recently changed its name from Silent IT to reflect the company’s rapid growth trajectory and broadened focus around infrastructure, applications and data platforms.  As Prime TSR, the company continues to provide insightful, long-term solutions as a strategic technology partner for Fortune 1000 companies.

About Prime TSR
Founded in Chicago in 2013, Prime TSR is the strategic technology modernization partner for Fortune 1000 organizations, including some of the best-known names in professional services, healthcare, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, distribution and logistics.  Prime TSR’s diverse team of highly-skilled technologists focuses on three primary areas: Application Development & Integration, Data Platforms & Analytics and Infrastructure & Operations. Initially gaining credibility for behind the scenes work resolving mission critical IT system challenges and enterprise breakdowns, today Prime TSR applies the same ingenuity and pragmatic approach to developing insightful, long-term technology solutions to its clients’ most pressing business challenges. For more information visit: