Management Team

Pat Wyman  |  Founder

Pat is the founder of Loblolly Consulting. She was President until retirement in 2016. Pat was often asked about the name Loblolly. Loblolly is a pine tree. Loblolly pines are prevalent in the low country of South Carolina and east Texas. They are fast growing, tall and useful for pulp wood and wood planks. Pat was attracted to a name that sounds cool when spoken, represents a fast growing, useful and practical item and reminds her of beautiful places.

Jerry Malott | Vice President of Delivery

Experience

Jerry Malott leads our Delivery Organization. For more than 20 years he has specialized in the areas of strategic business and technology planning, business and technology assessments, project management office setup/implementation, contract management and oversight and technical system implementations with clients in the public and private sector. Jerry began his career in the Public Sector working for multiple Texas State Agencies. He left his final position of Assistant Director of IT to transition into consulting. Prior to joining Loblolly, Jerry was a Managing Consultant for Adea Solutions, SunGuard, Bearingpoint, KPMG, and EDS where he focused on business and IT consulting to help agencies and companies nationwide drive performance through business process alignment with technology improvements.

Education

Jerry received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Business Management from Texas State University – San Marcos.

Mohit Goyal | Vice President of Customer Experience

Experience

Mo Goyal has over eight years of experience supporting DIR customers and over ten years of IT consulting experience.  Mo has a passion for understanding how to work effectively to achieve the kinds of large scale projects required in Texas state government based on sound processes, thoughtful interactions and hard work.  He has worked on a broad range of projects from increasing the effectiveness of business analysis to product management for both public and private sector organizations including HHSC, Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Dell.  He recently completed a six year term on the TASSCC Vendor Board.  Mo is currently on the Texas e-Health Alliance Board.

Education

Mohit received a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Raj Nayak  |  President

Experience

Raj Nayak has a seasoned background in business and information technology consulting. He began his career in private sector consulting in the healthcare, telecommunications, and high tech sectors, focusing on strategic planning, data warehousing, and application development. Subsequently, Raj specialized in the public sector consulting arena focusing on the management and execution of complex technology transformation projects. He has consulted at a number of state agencies in Texas managing various data management, systems integration, and technology transformation projects. Over his career, Raj has built project offices and teams from the ground up for various employers and clients developing a portfolio of experiences in public and private sector consulting taking projects from concept to execution.

Education

Raj has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bangalore University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance / Information Impact Management from the University of Texas at Austin.