ASHBURN, VA. April 23, 2019 – DP Facilities, Inc., owner and operator of Mineral Gap, the 65,000-square-foot, Tier III Uptime Institute data center located in Wise, Virginia, announced today that it has hired industry veteran Jhoan Checo as its new Senior Vice President of Sales.
Prior to joining DP Facilities, Mr. Checo spent three years at CyrusOne as Vice President of Sales and General Manager of the East Region. Before CyrusOne, he spent six years in various sales roles, leading business development efforts at Digital Realty, FiberMedia and Interactive Data 7Ticks.
Mr. Checo has been brought on board to lead DP Facilities’ rapidly growing commercial sales, which are also being driven by similar needs for security, scalability and reliability that propelled DP Facilities’ rapid growth in the public sector. To accelerate its commercial sales growth, DP Facilities opened a new sales office in the Ashburn data center corridor last year.
“Jhoan is a seasoned business development executive with a successful track record in a wide variety of data center solutions sales,” said Mark Gerard, President of DP Facilities, Inc. “As we continue our expansion into the commercial segment, we are pleased to have Jhoan heading our North American sales efforts.”Mr. Checo is an experienced, award-winning sales leader with over 20 years of experience managing, mentoring, and motivating sales and technical teams to drive sales pipelines and business objectives.
Mr. Checo is passionate about providing customized solutions and future-proofing infrastructure needs for technology-driven companies at data centers worldwide.
About Mineral Gap
Located on a 22-acre site in the Lonesome Pine Regional Business and Technology Park in Wise, Virginia, Mineral Gap — a 65,000-square-foot, Tier III Uptime Institute data center — has been recognized for the highest standards in design, construction and operational sustainability, housing mission-critical data and business assets for a wide range of private companies and state and federal government agencies. Learn more at https://dpfacilities.com/.