Pioneers Expanding the Technology Frontier

The skilled, driven professionals of Quantum Corridor Inc. are accomplished in disciplines from computing and telecom to finance, law and public policy. These seasoned professionals have shown success in scaling, spreading and monetizing new technologies. The Quantum Corridor Inc. team works as one to establish the Midwest as the center of emerging quantum technology.
Tom Dakich
Tom Dakich’s nearly 40 years practicing law have centered on developing global tech and data-center companies, closing almost $1 billion in sales and mergers. Tom’s development and construction expertise includes public-private partnerships, labor relations, government negotiations and tax incentives.
Ryan Lafler
President and CTO
Responsible for day-to-day pathway and asset management, Ryan Lafler oversees projects with the Departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security. Ryan has more than 20 years of experience constructing data and voice networks at scale and supplying critical bandwidth to over 30 global telecom providers.
Anthony Lazzara
Chief Investment Officer
Anthony Lazzara has built lucrative business enterprises, turned around underperforming entities and provided strategic direction and management to business owners, boards and executive committees. He held seats on the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange for nearly 25 years.
Bill Winsininski
Chief Revenue Officer
Bill Winsininski has more than 20 years of data center experience in sales, financing, acquisition and operations. He has leased more than 100 MW of capacity—overseeing the 333,000-square-foot Cleveland Technology Center buildout and launching QTS Chicago’s expansive 467,000-square-foot data center. Bill is a founder of the community fiber ISP OnLight Aurora.
Kevin Loughery
Chief Marketing Officer
Over more than a dozen years as a public relations professional, Kevin Loughery has achieved national and local earned media wins for properties across tech, entertainment and sports and for such brands as Allstate, Discover, McDonald’s, Northwestern Mutual and Winnebago.
Burgess J. Peoples
National Director of External Affairs
Over 20 years, Burgess Peoples used her skills in grassroots strategic planning, capacity building, coalition creation and government and community relations for meaningful change. As the president and CEO of GIVE Indiana, she is committed to making poverty escapable.
Jacki Neal
Chief Administrative Officer
Jacki Neal has been a detail-oriented leader over more than two decades in real estate and construction. Her operational duties include human resources and external cash management.
Cordell Carter
Board Member
Cordell Carter is executive director of the Aspen Institute Socrates Program and founding director of the Aspen Institute’s Project on Belonging. Cordell held leadership roles with the TechTown Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle Public Schools, Business Roundtable, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and IBM Corp.
Frank A. Hoffman
Senior Advisor
Frank Hoffman has structured and closed over $1 billion of complex economic development incentive transactions. As managing director and founder of the Strategus consulting group, Frank procures financing and incentives for client projects. Frank also is of counsel to the Krieg DeVault law firm.