OUR FOUNDERMilton 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, Milton’s drive to achieve has provided a better life for his employees, his family, and himself.
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.
As the world cyber threat landscape has changed dramatically over the last two decades, Milton’s direct industry expertise uniquely has positioned him and ImageQuest to provide proactive risk management and IT compliance & governance programs for growing organizations in numerous industries.
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.”
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.
You can learn more about our commitment to community organizations here.
From time to time, organizations hire Milton to speak at their conferences and to their employees. Milton’s topics focus on trends and concerns around protecting business data and Personally Identifiable Information.
While Cybersecurity and IT Compliance can be potentially complex concepts, Milton presents in an engaging and humorous style that keeps general business audiences engaged the entire time and asking questions long after.
You can get a sense of his presentation style here.
To learn more about hiring Milton to speak at your event, please fill out the form at right.
“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.