VISKA is Icelandic for wisdom – at VISKA, we recognize the intellectual side of wisdom yet celebrate reaching for the unknown. It’s our mission to help business leaders and organizations realize the path to their greatest success. Along the way, we help fill in gaps to create meaningful results and business growth for our clients. VISKA is located between Denver and Boulder as well as between Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.
VISKA Consulting is a minority/woman owned business.
Partner & Chief of Technical Services
Chris Love has been involved in technology for over 20 years – from desktop support to systems administration to high level technical support and global support organization management. He has created and revitalized support organizations for small businesses as well as billion dollar enterprise entities. He has achieved improvements in customer satisfaction, productivity and backlog of over 300%. Having done the research, design and implementation of numerous ticketing systems and self help portals, he is uniquely qualified to plan, develop, implement and fine tune support center systems and offerings. Chris has been developing websites for almost 20 years as well using WYSIWYG editors, HTML, PHP, MySQL and WordPress. His sites get constant praise from business owners as well as industry professionals.
Chris has a BA in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Management (MSM) – graduating with a 4.0 GPA. He also carries a number of certifications such as: Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Kaizen Professional, Certified Professional Life Coach, Certified Practitioner of NLP, ITIL V3/2011 Foundations, Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ), HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification, VMware Certified Professional and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Outside of this, Chris has a deep involvement in martial arts and has been teaching for over 15 years. He has developed and currently presents a program for commercial airline pilots on handling potentially dangerous situations aboard the aircraft. Passionate about safety and security, he instructs law enforcement and civilians in use of force, defensive aerosol, defensive tactics, among other classes through his company Level 5 Combat Systems Ltd. Having a love of music, you can find him playing around Colorado with the Remus Tucker Band or fixing guitars and basses as part of Targets & Tuners LLC.
Partner & Chief Sales Strategist
Lori Demshar is an award-winning, proven and dedicated sales leader with nearly 20 years of front-line sales
experience under her belt. Lori is passionate about engaging professionals, teams and organizations to help them do their best work at all levels. She has sold in a variety of industries including Technology, Consulting, StartUps, Consumer Electronics and Beauty and in verticals such as Government (Federal, State, Local), Healthcare, Retail (online & brick/mortar), Education and Non-Profit.
Lori graduated from the University of Wyoming (Go Pokes!) with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and
a Minor in Spanish. She has spent the entirety of her career spanning the world of sales from Lead Generation to Inside Sales to Account Management to Outside Sales/Business Development with companies like
FrontRange Solutions, SUMMUS Software, OtterBox, Margot Elena Companies and Collections, and JERA Partnerships. In all of these organizations, Lori built and maintained strategic partnerships with clients like Amazon, Anthropologie, NASA, University of Chicago and Crate & Barrel leading to increased revenue and satisfied customers across the board. When she leads teams, the one thing she wants them to always remember is that when your client is successful, so will you be!
Lori believes in giving back to the community and has worked with Partners Mentoring Youth, the Northern
Colorado AIDS Project and the Denver Rescue Mission. When she has some downtime, you’ll find her cheering on the Rockies, giving it her best shot on a golf course, enjoying many of the things the amazing outdoors of Colorado has to offer, or lost in a great book.