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Our Executive Team

Excel Leadership Team

Jeff Myhre


Jeff is CEO at Excel Nearshore. He is focused on helping our clients achieve their business goals by matching them with exceptional people who build and manage quality software products. Jeff has over 20 years of technology program management, employee and workforce development experience. Jeff focuses on hiring top talent and ensuring alignment with our client’s goals.

Kirk Holcomb


As a seasoned business entrepreneur, Kirk has an extensive background in business with both Latin America and the United States. He has been living and traveling to Costa Rica for over 25 years. After working 15 plus years in U.S.-based IT staffing and consulting, Kirk combined his staffing experience with his knowledge of Costa Rica and founded Excel Nearshore in 2006. Since then Excel has grown into one of the premier Near-Shore IT providers in Latin America.

Kyle Augsburger

Vice President of Client Experience

Kyle is an Operations and Customer Experience executive with over 13 years of experience managing customer-facing teams, driving customer acquisition, accelerating expansion, and increasing retention in technology and SaaS-based firms. His focus at Excel is ensuring the delivery of value and ultimately ROI to every customer, while building long-term, two-way client relationships.

Alexandra Araya

Director of Operations

Alexandra is in charge of finance and HR for near-shore development teams at Excel Nearshore. She has been a strong manager at Excel Nearshore for more than 12 years. With over 20 years of experience in accounting and HR, she is an important member of the Excel Nearshore leadership team. Alexandra’s main focus is on employee development, retention and financial responsibility. Alex coordinates many of the activities that make Excel Nearshore a fun place to work.

Jorge Murillo

Technical General Manager

Jorge is a senior software solutions architect with extensive experience helping companies build and maintain their software systems. Jorge came to Excel Nearshore in 2006 with 10 years of experience in software development. He is now a team lead, contributing to the success of one of our long-term clients. In addition to his team lead role, Jorge is our Technical General Manager and oversees secure connectivity with client development environments. Jorge is a well-respected and trusted member of the Excel Nearshore family.

Aaron Acuña

Office Manager

Aaron is our Senior Recruiter and Office Manager. Aaron oversees our Costa Rica development center’s day-to-day operations. Aaron has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and an associate degree in web development. He has over 16 years of work experience in IT recruitment in Latin America, the United States and Europe. Aaron has been an important member of Excel Nearshore since 2012 searching, interviewing and hiring employees in Costa Rica. If he’s not in his office, Aaron is likely planning a BBQ, at a soccer game or practicing his tennis skills.