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Integrity, Customer Advocacy and Reliability

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Integrity, Customer Advocacy and Reliability

Safe Harbor Services leverages our expertise in Sales and Business Solutions to be a valued partner to our clients.  Operating under our core values of Integrity, Client Advocacy and Reliability in everything we do, say and deliver. Our clients choose us because we provide a high-quality service for a fair price with outstanding references and proven long-term track records with our clients.  They stay with us because we truly become an integral part of their team.  We do this by consciously focusing our efforts on learning how you prefer to do business, by your rules and protocols while incorporating best practices to become a valued partner.  


Our three Lines of Businesses are:  




Our Sales Operations Division provides sales operation expertise to supplement your company’s sales initiatives and infrastructure. We become an extension of your own sales team on an as-needed basis. Our specialty is understanding how to drive sales opportunities to close. Our sales best practices have been honed over 25 years of Executive Level Sales with some of the Fortune 100.  We learn how your clients will make a buy decision, professionally maximize your available resources and expertly manage the sale opportunities through close.


We know what you want.  Real leads at a fair price on reasonable terms. We've cracked the code. Proven metrics, tested methodology, latest technology, seasoned US-based team.

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With our team's years of experience and centralized location in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, we have the capabilities and expertise to take your business to the next level. At Safe Harbor Center we provide a Class A client-facing experience and office space.  As an extension of our partners' and clients' sales team, our DFW office allows them to expand their presence and operations to the robust Texas market.


When you are looking to deploy and run your business applications or in need of solutions to automate your manual processes like Accounts Payable, you need a technology partner you can trust. One that understands your business and has the experience to help you make the best decision.  Our Business Applications Specialists have expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications and their ecosystem of integrated

add-on programs, as well as best-in-class AP Automation Solutions. Our mission is your success; whatever it takes to guide you to achieve your goals in automating business process and optimizing business applications.

Meet The Team

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Michelle Keathley


  • Michelle Keathley

Michelle Keathley is a 25+ year executive level, global sales veteran in the SaaS, Document Imaging and FinTech space. Michelle serves as the President of Safe Harbor Services LLC, a business development and sales services company that often serves as an extension of their clients' and solution partners' own sales team. Michelle and her team of seasoned sales professionals enjoy working with like-minded clients who are committed to innovation and execution and who expect excellence from their partners just as SHS does from their own team members.Michelle holds a BBA in Finance from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.

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Cheryle Ehmke


Vice President of

Global Business Development

  • Cheryle Ehmke

Cheryle is an experienced business development manager with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Communication, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Team Building, Enterprise Content Management, and Professional Services.  She assists in Direct Sales, Financial Services, Insurance, Technology and Aerospace companies reach their digital transformation goals by providing customized IT solutions and top technical services.  Cheryle received her Business degree from Arizona State University.

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Michael French

CFO, Solution Architect

  • Michael French

Michael French has over 30 years of business experience. The first half of his career was in corporate America as a Controller and in a mid-size enterprise as a General Manager running one of its business units. The second half of his career Michael was a business application consultant specializing in implementation and optimization of SAP and

Epicor ERP systems.

He is a CPA in the state of Texas. He has a BBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and an MBA with an Information Technology Operations concentration from the Cox School of Business at SMU.

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Elena Thaxton

Director of Operations

  • Elena Thaxton

Elena has over 10 years of working experience including international markets. She has worked within radio, retail, and hospitality industries with a servant’s heart for client relations being the common denominator. Her customer service excellence stems from years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel  Company in Pentagon City and Cancun. She developed her marketing skills as an On Air Radio personality in Cabo San Lucas, MX and Auburn, Alabama. Elena received her BA in Communications at Auburn University.

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Lisa Kostka


  • Lisa Kostka

Lisa is a results-driven professional with more than ten years of experience and expertise in the technology industry. Key to success is knowing how to effectively and strategically align best practices across a diverse set of solution offerings. Developing and executing successful sales and marketing programs that increase pipeline revenue, shorten sales cycles and drive brand awareness are the key ingredients to long lasting relationships and closing deals.  Lisa has a BA in business, management, and marketing from the University of Phoenix.

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Cheryl Prophet

Business Development Manager

  • Cheryl Prophet

Cheryl has over 14 years of coaching and developing teams across a number of industries in the day to day techniques to solving business challenges. Creating a professional relationship for future clients and understanding what it takes to solve their problems is the most mutual reward.  Having passion for people and understanding of their needs combined with strong leadership, solid goals, effective communication, and individual accountability, success is no longer a question. Cheryl studied General Studies and Business Management at Glendale Community College.

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Brad Church

Sales Development Representative

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Brad has over 30 years as an experienced sales development representative with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. He is a strong sales professional skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Enterprise Software, Sales, Cold Calling, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).   Brad's choice in this industry stems of the excitement of starting the Sales Process and watching it culminate into a mutually beneficial contract between two parties needing each other’s services in order to continue to grow their own businesses. Brad has worked with businesses like Texas Special Olympics Program and  Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) North American Customer Development Center managing hundreds of employees and servers across the nation and world.  Brad received his BA in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.


I sincerely believe you folks bring something invaluable and sorely needed to our organization.

Leo, Director Business Development

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1321 W Randol Mill Rd., Ste. 100
Arlington, TX 76012

817.269.3200 (c)

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