Leadership


Justin Christian

Justin P. Christian is the CEO & Founder of BCforward. He graduated from Depauw University with a BA in Computer Science. Since founding the company in 1998, he has grown BCforward to be one of the largest IT consulting organizations in the Midwest.

Christian leads the overall BCforward corporate strategy and develops executive level relationships with its customers and corporate partners. He serves as a member of the boards of Goodwill of Central Indiana, Indianapolis Bond Bank and the 500 Festival, among others. He and his wife live in Zionsville, Indiana and have four daughters.

Douglas R. Heath

Douglas R. Heath is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BCforward. Before joining BCforward, Doug worked as an engineer and was responsible for global business management for both oil and gas and consumer products company. He then worked as a Regional Manager for the largest consulting and contingent labor company in North America. In his current role, Doug leads overall corporate sales and strategy. Doug graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Chemical Engineering.

He is active in sports and serves on the Presidents Council for the Indianapolis Sports Corp. Doug and his wife live in Carmel, Indiana and have three daughters.

Jen Franklin

Jen Franklin is the Vice President of Solution Delivery of BCforward. Jen joined BCforward in June 2008 when relocating to Indianapolis after working for a start-up in the Purdue Research Park. Since that time, she has served as Director of Solution Delivery and the Quality Management Office, Engagement Manager, Service Coordinator and Technical Writer. Since 2015, Jen has maintained accountability for the Lilly Account, and in past roles, supported multiple client projects and business development pursuits. Jen enjoys working with teams to develop solutions to assist clients in executing their business objectives by adapting processes, services, technology, and resources to achieve outcomes. She’s proud of the high level of service excellence BCforward teams have achieved, and looks forward to the opportunity to build upon and retain strong knowledge capital within the Solution Delivery organization. Jen graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Minor in Communication from Purdue University. She currently resides in Mooresville, Indiana with her husband and their three daughters.

Katie Nagy

Katie Nagy is the Vice President of Finance & Accounting/CFO of BCforward. Katie first joined BCforward back in October of 2014 . Katie has created opportunities to increase her level of responsibility and challenge herself, as well as our company. We’ve continued to see Katie’s hard work, loyalty, and commitment to BCforward while she has served as our Accounting Manager, Assistant Director, Director, and now our Vice President of Finance & Accounting. Throughout Katie’s time here, she has served as an integral part of our Merger & Acquisition team including the acquisition of our Charlotte office, formally known as Global Networkers. Katie has also been recognized outside of the company by the Indiana CPA Society with their annual Emerging Leader award in May of 2016. Katie graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Butler University. She currently resides in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband, Kyle, and two huskies, Sadie and Yogi.

Joe Forestal

Joe Forestal is the Vice President of Information Technology/CIO of BCforward. In November of 2014, Joe started as BCforward’s Director of Solution Delivery. In this role, he oversaw BCforward Solutions engagements. Joe’s great deal of experience, in a variety of different technology roles, has allowed him to become a tremendous asset to BCforward’s future growth. Joe’s resume speaks for itself and reflects extensive experience in numerous executive level consulting and management roles, including that of CIO. Joe has transformed the implementation and integration of erecruit, as well as created a strategic approach to identifying and prioritizing other future back office improvements. Joe will continue to support BCforward’s internal IT infrastructure and help coordinate significant back office and corporate initiatives. Joe received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Park College and his Master of Business Administration from Anderson University. Joe is a proud former Marine. Joe currently resides in Northeast Indianapolis, Indiana, has three average sons and an amazing dog named Coco.