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Meet the Team2018-06-15T09:26:06+00:00
Bo Clift

Bo Clift

CEO, Co-Founder & Service Disabled Veteran

Bo is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where in 2001 he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering. While attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, Bo was a Letterman for the Army Football team during the 1997 – 2000 seasons.

Immediately upon graduation, Bo was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army with the Rank of 2nd Lieutenant, assigned to serve alongside Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, an M-109A6 Paladin Howitzer unit posted in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. During his service, he admirably served as the Battery Fire Direction Officer,Battery Platoon Leader, and Battery Executive Officer.

While serving on active duty,Bo sustained a career ending injury, resulting in Bo being Honorably Discharged from the Army in February 2003. Due to the injuries he sustained, Bo is a Service Disabled Veteran with a 40% Disability Rating. Bo currently resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with his beautiful wife Lissa and their two amazing daughters, Braelyn and Karsyn.

Jud Clift

Jud Clift

President & Co-Founder

Jud is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where in 1998 he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education. Shortly after graduation, Jud realized that Teaching and Coaching wasn’t his ticket and decided to pursue sales opportunities and entrepreneurship.

Specialties: Sales & Marketing, Managed Services, Aggressive Growth Strategies, Entrepreneur, 8-time Inc. 500 Award recipient, 15+ years of industry experience.

Jimmy Clift

Jimmy Clift

Chief Financial Officer

Jimmy Clift is ASE Direct’s Chief Financial Officer.  A retired partner with Deloitte and Touche, Jimmy is a Certified Public Accountant.  Jimmy attended Tennessee Technological University and enjoys fishing, hunting and all things college football.

Wesley Wright

Wesley Wright

COO / CIO

Wesley Wright joined ASE Direct in 2007 and has served as the Chief Operations Officer since 2009. As a member of the executive leadership team, Wesley is responsible for the daily operations of ASE Direct, including product management, vendor relationships, information technology systems and contract compliance and management.

Prior to joining ASE, Wesley served as the Authorized Organizational Representative and Program Development Director for NASC, a NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center affiliated organization in Huntsville, Alabama. In this role, he worked with the center’s executive staff and managed competitive and congressionally-directed federal funding including funding programs from NASA, The National Science Foundation, The Department of Health and Human Services and other independent federal government agencies and private corporations and foundations.

Wesley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in economics and statistics. He holds additional graduate credits from the Defense Acquisition University and the Graduate School USA in Washington, DC. Wesley is an instrument-rated private pilot and has completed training on various Cirrus, Cessna, Diamond and Piper aircraft platforms.

David Baker

David Baker

Vice President Sales

David Baker joined ASE in 2004 and has served roles as a Sales Executive, Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, and V.P. of Sales. David is responsible for Sales Team Management, Federal Government Contract Management, Group Purchasing Contract Management, Supplier Diversity Contract Management, and New Customer Contract Growth.

David has been in the sales and service for 20 years. Prior to joining ASE, David was the National Sales Manager at Comp.Nation in Franklin, Tennessee for 4 years.

Scott Gibson

Scott Gibson

National Sales Manager

Scott Gibson joined ASE in 2008. As the National Sales Manager, Scott is responsible for developing and implementing effective sales strategies within the company. He also oversees the day to day operations of the existing federal and group purchasing contracts.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee at Martin in Business management with a minor in History. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Jared Radestock

Jared Radestock

ASE Rx, Vice President

Jared Radestock joined ASE Direct in 2013, and has been Vice President of ASE Direct Rx since 2017. Prior to that, Jared served in several other positions including Contract Analyst and Program Manager overseeing large contracts with the General Services Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Prior to joining ASE, Jared served in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer, where he received an Honorable Discharge in 2012.
Jared attended The University of Alabama and Middle Tennessee State University. He holds both Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration Degrees, and attended an Advanced Management Program at the Alibaba Business School in Hangzhou China. He also has performed extensive research into international corporate culture.
Becky Naron

Becky Naron

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Becky Naron joined ASE in 2007 and has held her current position as Marketing & Business Development Manager since 2015.

In her role, Becky is responsible for overseeing all operations related to ASE’s Small & Medium Commercial Business division including budgeting / financials, new & existing client growth, MPS sales & support, vendor relations, and customer service management. Becky also serves as the Executive Assistant managing executive travel/schedules, maintaining the ASE website and social media platforms, and establishing community involvement.

Becky received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 2012.

Allison Smock

Allison Smock

Director of Administration & Finance

Allison, a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, TN joined ASE Direct in 2008. She has served in many positions and has worked her way up from Receptionist to her current position as Director of Administration & Finance which she has held since 2014. In her spare time, Allison enjoys going to concerts at local venues, and spending time with her Pug, Trogdor.
Lynn Younger

Lynn Younger

Executive Accounts Manager

Lynn Joined ASE in 2013, with over 25 years’ experience in Management and Customer service as she has managed Multiple Client Based Accounts with two Fortune 50 Companies. Now serving ASE with extensive knowledge and closing the largest sectors of Government Purchasing such as Ebuy, FedBiz, GSA Schedule 75 and OS3 FSSI. University of Tennessee is where she has planted her Football education, as well as the musical talents of the Southland Marching Band where her son was drum major. As an Army Spouse, Lynn has dedicated her life to helping veterans and just being a mover and shaker, when it comes to getting things done right!
Rylan Towns

Rylan Towns

Senior Federal Account Executive

Rylan Fredrick Towns II is a Senior Federal Account Executive and joined ASE in 2012. Mr. Towns is the definition of the American success story with a vast portfolio in Sales & Marketing, Architectural Engineering, and a diverse background in Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership, Real Estate, Radio Show Host, TV Personality​, International Delegate and targets the whole world as his ministry. He advocates for education, financial and economic empowerment and has changed the definition of what it means to be a leader in America.
Chris Haluska

Chris Haluska

Purchasing Manager

Chris Haluska joined the ASE team as the Purchasing Manager in 2013. Chris is responsible for all of the day to day purchasing duties including but not limited to processing orders, negotiating pricing terms and conditions, developing vendor relationships, and overall cost savings for ASE.

Chris recently married his beautiful wife Allison in February 2018. They do not have any children but have two dogs. In his spare time Chris loves to stay active running half marathons, playing golf, and working out. Spending time with his wife as well as volunteering at his church is very important to him as well.

Krista Evans

Krista Evans

Customer Service Manager

Krista Evans joined ASE in the Summer of 2011. As the Customer Service Manager, Krista is responsible for implementing and developing effective Customer Service policies that better serve our clients. She oversees all the day to day customer needs and the Customer Service Representatives that work under her.
Krista has been in the Customer Service Industry for 20 years. Prior to ASE, Krista was with Marriott Corp. for several years. During her free time, she enjoys time with family and friends and volunteering.
Brittany Chavers

Brittany Chavers

Accounting Associate

Britt Chavers joined ASE in 2014 and is an Accounting Associate. She is responsible for invoicing, financial interaction with customers and vendors, collections and daily bookkeeping. She enjoys baking gluten free treats and spending free time with her husband, Robert, and their Yorkie, Miles Davis.

Kelcie Myers

Kelcie Myers

ASE Rx, Federal Sales Account Manager

Kelcie joined ASE in 2014 and has served as Global Supply Operations Specialist, and most recently
Federal Sales Account Manager within ASE’s medical and pharmaceutical division. As a licensed Pharmacy
Technician, Kelcie is responsible for daily account management of ASE’s medical and pharmaceutical
customers. Her duties include bid preparation, product sourcing, DSQA/DSCSA compliance, and vendor
management. In her spare time, Kelcie enjoys spending time with her fiancé Sebastian and African Grey Parrot Bailey, working out at her local gym and is a very talented makeup artist.