Get to Know the CEO
CEO & President of General Informatics
Don Monistere is an Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker and Accomplished Executive.
Serving as CEO and President of General Informatics, Monistere is responsible for the overarching strategic vision of the company and has been actively growing its reach since he joined the team in 2020.
Monistere has been a well-known executive for many years in the technology space. Monistere served as the Chief Operations Officer for IBML and was trusted with the day-to-day operations of IBML’s marketing, sales, manufacturing, implementations, support, and IT services. Previously, Monistere was Senior Vice President and General Manager at C-Spire where he was responsible for developing and executing short and long-term plans in collaboration with the company’s executive team. Before C-Spire, Monistere served in leadership roles for TekLinks over a span of ten years and most recently served as the company’s President, prior to TekLinks being acquired by C-Spire in 2018. Prior to his tenure at TekLinks, Monistere was the Founder, CEO and President of Vista Information Systems, a regional Systems Integration company that was acquired by TekLinks in 2008 after 15 years of prosperous growth.
Don has a strong background in successfully leading information technology companies and his experience in sales, marketing, operations and IT services along with support helps organizations accelerate their growth trajectory, better serve their customers and he facilitates management frameworks that allows organizations like Vista, TekLinks and IBML to scale their operations and prepare for hyper-growth
Monistere is an author; publishing “Enhanced Life Performance” in 2017, “Enhanced Executive Performance” in 2020, and published the third in the trilogy “Enhanced Corporate Performance” in 2022. All three books focus on an approach to life, career and business that allows you to achieve a flow state that Monistere describes as “Enhanced.” He has used many of the techniques in these publications to create the success that he has achieved to date.
Monistere has been an active member in the community with his philanthropic pursuits with education performance in City Schools and continuous contribution to the National Association of People Against Bullying.
Monistere earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Aspen University, completed executive MBA studies at Samford University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Southeastern Louisiana University.