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About Us

Who We Are

Headquartered in the historic downtown of Hudson, Wisconsin (located across the St. Croix River from the Twin Cities metropolitan area), American Government Services, LLC, (AGS) is a recognized leader of integrated, cloud-based client management software for the employment and training, education, and social services sectors. We serve state and local workforce agencies, community colleges, social services agencies, regional collaboratives, and service providers, managing millions of customer records throughout North America.
 
In addition to providing cutting-edge client management software, we also offer extensive consulting services. Throughout our years of experience, we have gained an understanding of industry best practices, and can assist organizations in a broad array of services such as strategic planning and process facilitation, technology needs analysis, and system implementation.

At AGS Data Systems, we understand that our core business isn’t just about software. It’s about people! That’s why we live by several guiding principles that reflect our dedication to serving our customers.

Our Core Vales 

Innovation & Industry Leadership

We strive to remain on the forefront of innovation through perpetual research and product development. We are constantly improving our product, processes and people to better serve our customers and bring top-of-the-line solutions to the industry.

Open & Honest Customer Relationships

We believe that integrity is essential to maintaining long-lasting relationships with our customers. We are upfront, sincere and dependable. We do what we say we will do.

Service Excellence

We provide a comfortable, no-pressure environment for prospects to get to know us and dedicated, caring support for our customers. We offer high-tech solutions with a personal touch.

We know that being professional and high-tech doesn’t mean we can’t have fun too. We are friendly, light-hearted, and enthusiastic, and we carry this attitude into everything we do.

Fun!

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President & CTO

Derrick Edwards, MS

Derrick provides leadership to all aspects of AGS. With advanced degrees in computer science coupled with over 35 years of technical and business experience, his vision steers the organization. 

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Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Susan Harden, MS

Susan focuses on business development, grant specialities, customer satisfaction, and overall external marketing of our product and services.

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Senior Data Analyst

Kaye Dacus

Kyle is a DOL ETA H-1B grant specialist and lead analyst for all aspects of data management. He manages various grant templates, builds and maintains custom applications, and provides leadership for data exchanging with AGS Prime.

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Software Engineer

Dalton Brown

Dalton is a lead developer for the AGS Prime platform and architecture. He works closely with the development team to help coordinate the overall product development. 

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Software Engineer

Joey Truszinski

Joey focuses on user interface elements within AGS Prime. He works closely with the development team and with the training team.

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Training Support Specialist

Kaye Dacus

Kaye manages the creation, delivery, and maintenance of training materials, documentation, and tutorials on the AGS Prime platform. She brings decades of experience as a training content specialist to AGS. 

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Software Engineer

Liam Moore

Liam focuses on user interface elements within AGS Prime. He works closely with the development team and with the training team.

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Associate Vice President, Partnerships & Business Development

John Hawkins

 Johns's areas of expertise include establishing employer partnerships, employer talent development strategies, career pathways, upskilling/reskilling, career exploration, talent attraction, and federal workforce funding streams.

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Marketing Intern

Lily Rott

Lily primarily completes clerical and marketing tasks. She sends emails, assists with webinars, and helps create marketing strategies.  

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Marketing Assistant 

Emily Grzadzieleski

Emily primarily completes clerical and marketing tasks. She designs slide decks and initiates product marketing strategies. 

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Are you interested in working with us? Contact us today!

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