Meet Our Team.



Jim Hamilton | Principal & Founder


Jim Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Principal of Platinum Circle Technologies. Jim is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of Technology Experience with a focus on Enterprise Software engineering. Platinum Circle Technologies is the third of a series of successful technology companies that Jim has provided his leadership. Jim has a Math and Computer Science Undergraduate Degree and is a former United States Marine.

Eric Ainsworth | Principal Database & Solutions Architect


Eric Ainsworth attended Georgia State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS In Finance. He also attended the Georgia State University School of Law. Eric has been in the logistics industry for 8 years and has been with Platinum for 4 years. Eric contributes to several areas of business including Data Analysis, Database Design, Logistics Optimization Analysis, and Executive Dashboard Design.

Greg Philmon | Application Infrastructure Principal


Greg Philmon has over 25 years experience in systems analysis, design, and development for various industries including logistics, finance, energy, and healthcare. He has been with Platinum since it was founded in 2004.

Mike Wade | Security & Hosting Services Principal


Michael Wade currently leads the Data Science Practice at Platinum and is responsible for Platinum’s Computing Infrastructure and Operations as well as Audits and Controls. Michael has been with Platinum for the past 12 years as part of his 30 year engineering and information technology career.
Previously Michael was a Consulting Director with Compucom, an Executive Senior Manager at MCI and has held Director level roles in both the manufacturing and construction industries.

Michael has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Quality Assurance. Michael has completed programs including Microsoft MCSE, Oracle DBA and numerous leadership and management seminars.

Ili Hamilton | Business Development & Customer Solution Services


Ili Hamilton joined Platinum Circle Technologies in 2018 to lead business development efforts and launch our new technology staffing division. With 5 years in the technology staffing and consulting space, Ili has a unique ability to truly listen to her customers needs and work diligently to always provide the best possible solution. Ili loves building long-lasting relationships and finds joy in watching her customers succeed. She was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, and is a graduate of Georgia State University.

You can reach out to Ili if you are a new customer interested in learning more about Platinum’s services, or an existing customer looking for help with talent acquisition!

Lamar Whitley | Web Architect | UI & UX Principal


Lamar Whitley has been with Platinum Circle Technologies since it was founded in 2004 and with founder Jim Hamilton since 1995. Lamar received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has been developing software since 1992. He is experienced in a number of areas including finance, freight auditing, and bill pay. Lamar is fluent in various programming languages and software development platforms including SQL Server, C#, and PHP.

Matt Little | Senior Software Solutions Architect


Matt Little is a true full stack developer who takes pride in having a broad view of entire application or system. Matt has been in the IT industry for 7 years and has been with Platinum Circle Technologies for 6 years. Matt has worked on many projects during his time with Platinum, ranging from basic web sites to enterprise level software.

Jared Valentine | Senior Software Solutions Architect


Jared has been with Platinum Circle Technologies since 2017 and has 14 years in the industry. Before Platinum Jared worked at Integrated Logistics, Platinum's partner company before it was purchased by U.S. Bank.

Russell Harben | Lead Web Architect


Russell graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2005 and has 3 years of experience in the IT industry. His experience at Platinum including account management, freight auditing, and front-end development.

Lea Nooyen | Lead Web Architect


Lea Nooyen has a BS in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University. Among other core responsiblities at Platinum, Lea has experience in accounting and development.

Jim Hamilton
Principal & Founder

Jim Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Principal of Platinum Circle Technologies. Jim is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of Technology Experience with a focus on Enterprise Software engineering. Platinum Circle Technologies is the third of a series of successful technology companies that Jim has provided his leadership. Jim has a Math and Computer Science Undergraduate Degree and is a former United States Marine.

Eric Ainsworth
Principal Database & Solutions Architect

Eric Ainsworth attended Georgia State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS In Finance. He also attended the Georgia State University School of Law. Eric has been in the logistics industry for 8 years and has been with Platinum for 4 years. Eric contributes to several areas of business including Data Analysis, Database Design, Logistics Optimization Analysis, and Executive Dashboard Design.

Greg Philmon
Application Infrastructure Principal

Greg Philmon has over 25 years experience in systems analysis, design, and development for various industries including logistics, finance, energy, and healthcare. He has been with Platinum since it was founded in 2004.

Ili Hamilton
Business Development & Customer Solution Services

Ili Hamilton joined Platinum Circle Technologies in 2018 to lead business development efforts and launch our new technology staffing division. With 5 years in the technology staffing and consulting space, Ili has a unique ability to truly listen to her customers needs and work diligently to always provide the best possible solution. Ili loves building long-lasting relationships and finds joy in watching her customers succeed. She was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, and is a graduate of Georgia State University.

You can reach out to Ili if you are a new customer interested in learning more about Platinum’s services, or an existing customer looking for help with talent acquisition!

Mike Wade
Security & Hosting Services Principal

Michael Wade currently leads the Data Science Practice at Platinum and is responsible for Platinum’s Computing Infrastructure and Operations as well as Audits and Controls. Michael has been with Platinum for the past 12 years as part of his 30 year engineering and information technology career.
Previously Michael was a Consulting Director with Compucom, an Executive Senior Manager at MCI and has held Director level roles in both the manufacturing and construction industries.

Michael has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Quality Assurance. Michael has completed programs including Microsoft MCSE, Oracle DBA and numerous leadership and management seminars.

Lamar Whitley
Web Architect | UI & UX Principal

Lamar Whitley has been with Platinum Circle Technologies since it was founded in 2004 and with founder Jim Hamilton since 1995. Lamar received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has been developing software since 1992. He is experienced in a number of areas including finance, freight auditing, and bill pay. Lamar is fluent in various programming languages and software development platforms including SQL Server, C#, and PHP.

Matt Little
Senior Software Solutions Architect

Matt Little is a true full stack developer who takes pride in having a broad view of entire application or system. Matt has been in the IT industry for 7 years and has been with Platinum Circle Technologies for 6 years. Matt has worked on many projects during his time with Platinum, ranging from basic web sites to enterprise level software.

Jared Valentine
Senior Software Solutions Architect

Jared has been with Platinum Circle Technologies for 6 months during his 14 years in the industry. Before Platinum Jared worked at Integrated Logistics, Platinum's partner company before it was purchased by U.S. Bank.

Russell Harben
UI & UX Design Principal

Russell graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2005 and has 3 years of experience in the IT industry. He has experience in several areas at Platinum including account management and front-end development, UI, & UX.

Lea Nooyen
Lead Web Developer

Lea Nooyen has a BS in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University. Among other core responsiblities at Platinum, Lea has experience in accounting and development.