Our Team

EfficiencyNext’s team of software professionals have a combined 50+ years experience designing and developing software. Below is information on our executives and senior staff:

Christopher Proto
CEO & Senior Project Manager
Christopher Proto brings 25 years of experience to his role as CEO at EfficiencyNext. Serving as both a voice of strategy and source of management, Christopher works with a wide variety of clients, including large hospital systems, federal contractors, and educational associations. When it is time to consider the ramifications of technology approaches at a level higher than individual projects, Christopher is always happy to help clients develop multi-year strategic plans to guide their technology efforts.

Paul Katz
President & Chief Software Architect paul 
Paul Katz brings 18 years of experience to his role as President of EfficiencyNext. Serving as the lead architect of EfficiencyNext’s homegrown technology, Paul actively assesses common needs across current and future clients, and works with the team to build common core technologies all clients can benefit from. Paul also works with several clients of EfficiencyNext, and enjoys being on the front lines of their software projects.

Abraham Kifle
Senior Software Developerabraham
Abraham Kifle brings 9 years of experience to his role as Senior Software Developer at EfficiencyNext. Straddling the need to pragmatically support existing technologies while at the same time actively learning about new ones, Abraham has developed expertise in model-view-controller design patterns, as well as several front-end technologies.

Sheena Walker
Senior Software Developersheena Sheena Walker brings 8 years of experience to her role as a Senior Software Developer at EfficiencyNext. Building with and supporting a variety of Microsoft technologies, Sheena is an expert at both development technologies such as .NET, as well as platform technologies including Microsoft Azure, and SQL Server Reporting Services.