Milton Bartley

Milton Bartley is one of Nashville’s most recognizable business leaders. From serving as a combat leader in the United States Army to launching a world-class IT services company, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself, his family and his employees.

In 2007, Milton co-founded ImageQuest, and it quickly became one of Nashville’s fastest growing technology companies. ImageQuest is recognized as a pioneer in providing Managed IT, Cybersecurity and IT Compliance services. Numerous companies value Milton’s advice as their IT Consultant and vCISO.

Milton is currently a member of the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

Milton also has been an MSP Mentor Top 250, which recognizes the world’s top managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, and experts. Milton believes “It takes a team of committed individuals to build and grow a business in today’s world of rapidly changing technology.”


Sample Speaking Topics

  • Cybersecurity – Protecting your Business and Yourself
  • IT and Regulatory Compliance
  • Building a Cybersecurity Culture Within Your Organization
  • Security Awareness Training
  • HIPAA Compliance Training
  • Ransomware, Inc.*** Annual Report

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 Community Outreach

Milton is passionate about serving the community both personally and through his business. Milton and ImageQuest are committed to addressing some of the community’s most complex problems through technological innovation and support. One of Milton’s personal passions is High Hopes Development Center in Franklin, Tennessee. High Hopes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to equip children and youth with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, rehabilitation, and loving support. Milton currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for High Hopes Development Center.



“Our customers love hearing Milt speak at our cybersecurity events.  He keeps their attention and educates them on various ways to protect themselves and their business.”
Genny Wenta
AAP, Vice President, Treasury Services
Citizens Union Bank

“Milton has a very natural and entertaining delivery style. He shares an amazing wealth of information but steers clear of the hard-sell sales pitch.”
Scott Olinger, CPA, CGMA, CPIM
Vice President, Accounting and Auditing
Harding, Shymanski & Company, P.S.C.

“Milton’s presentation to our ARMA Chattanooga chapter on “Curating an Effective Security Culture” was a hit. Milton is always engaging and he provided real-world examples that got participants’ attention and elicited lots of questions. As Records and Information Management professionals, we need to be on top of all the latest security threats and Milton did a great job updating us on the trends.  He also gave us specific tips on keeping both our business and our personal information secure.”
Susan E. Veal
Business Intake & Records Manager
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.


What People Are Saying

Working with ImageQuest has given us more efficient and effective practices. Our...


Gail Powell

Executive Director, High Hopes Development Center


Milton and his team have just been great to work with. We now have no fears in...



Vicki L. Scruggs

Chief Operating Officer, Bone McAllester Norton


We would highly recommend ImageQuest to our business partners in the community. They...



Paul Robinson

President & CEO, Home of the Innocents



ImageQuest offered so much greater value with its IT compliance and security...




Joe Menninger

President and CEO, Your Best Credit Union