Michael Ross – Managing Partner/SVP
Michael has over 25 years of enterprise level Managed Services experience. Michael worked in the Chairman of IBM office where he was integral in developing the IBM Global Business Unit. He also managed HP/HPE’s Public Sector Consulting Services Business Unit. Michael will lead the Technical integration, Support and Maintenance aspects within the organization.
Cary Bradford – VP Mergers and Aquistions
Cary has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He is the founder of two Managed IT Services companies. Cartish Technologies, his first startup, was acquired in 2014 by Integritek. He then became a Regional Manager at Integritek and directed M&A activity. Following his exit from Integritek, he began his second startup, Ergon Consulting Group, LLC.
Bhupinder Mahi – Chief Information Officer/VP Enterprise Solutions
Bhupinder has over 20 years’ experience in the outsourcing and managed services’ industry, gaining his expertise in ITSM and SIAM operating models at SHL, JP Morgan, the Pinnacle Alliance, Computer Sciences Corp, and BMC. He is an MSP Practitioner and has worked across a number of industry sectors gaining a deep understanding of healthcare, banking, telecoms, manufacturing and government bodies, from both perspectives, business and technical. He has led transformation engagements for some of the largest global organizations delivering to agreed transformation roadmaps based on their maturity to adopt and the key measures in their benefits’ case. His current focus is on employee experience management and supporting the move to digital workplaces to increase employee engagement and drive productivity through complete end to end service delivery synchronisation. He is a writer, speaker and blogger on all things Transformation.
Nicole Fellouris, ILO, PhDc. – Chief Information Security Officer
As a Sr. I.T Security Engineer and internationally recognized SME in Cyber Security and Cyber Counter Intelligence Operations; Ms. Nicole Fellouris's career in I.T Security and Ethical Hacking spans over 20+ years. Beginning in 1996 as a pre-med student at the University of California, Irvine., Nicole quickly developed a talent for reverse engineering and ethical hacking, attending her first Defcon in 1998 and receiving multiple recruitment opportunities by both Federal Law Enforcement, Domestic and International Intelligence Agencies. Nicole's first "C-Suite" position and technology startup experience started in 1999 as CIO of ComponentsDirect.com(VAR). In 2002, she left to start Elite Development Group, Inc. Serving as Founder & CEO until sabbatical in 2011, Nicole and team were responsible for 100+ successful cyber threat disruption and incident remediation, in addition to Corporate & Regulatory Compliance Projects. As a Globally Recognized Senior I.T Security practitioner, Entrepreneur and Scientist, Nicole was privileged to receive and accept multiple Board Appointments within the Public/Private and Non-Profit Sectors. BOD appointments included the FBI/Private Industry Partnership organization Infragard, LifeBoat Foundation, OC Chapter of AWT, and Bannon Institute. Various task force participation includes Secret Service's Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF) and Orange County Private Terrorism Resource Group (OC PTRSG.)
Gary Leake, PMP – VP Program Management
Gary has over 31 years of Operations and IT experience in the Telecommunications industry. Gary has worked for GTE and Verizon holding numerous positions in Client Service and IT Network Systems where he managed large-scale fulfillment system projects, application development, and data center migrations. Gary also lead a multifaceted IT support team providing comprehensive lifecycle solutions and operational support for business systems serving the enterprise
Anthony Johnson – VP Cloud Consulting
TJ is a sought after speaker and consultant for IT Digital Transformation and Cloud. Working with many organizations over the years in either a team or consultative capacity, he has developed IT management insights used by some of the largest organizations in the world. He has over 25 years of technology experience and worked with large organization like IBM and Accenture. His innovative pproach to cloud adoption and optimization has transformed organizations to make better buying decisions and use cloud in way that benefits and supports the business. His varied background in IT, allows him to relate to organizations globally and provide value to those looking to begin, or are already on,their cloud journey. He is a writer, father, speaker, veteran, and a consultant on all things cloud.
Paul Cutsuvitis – VP Client Education
Paul is an experienced individual with over two decades of experience in building and managing education services, end-user training practices, and business development in the technology industry. He is much sought-after manager/project executive to lead corporate change initiatives, new programs, and turnaround situations. Paul has extensive cross-industry experience, including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, federal, public sector and high-tech.
John Lyons – VP Tools and Automation
More than 30 years of Engineering experience working for GTE, IBM, HP and USAA working with voice and data networks as well as Network Management for CapRock communications. Certified systems administrator and graduate from Texas A&M University.
Allen McCoy – CEO/Managing Partner
Allen has over 35 years of experience in the IT business. Allen has worked for GTE Telephone Operations, Hewlett Packard, and BMC Software. Allen has managed large data center environments, helped develop the HP IT managed services business, and lead the consulting organizations for data center automation, cloud, and big data analytics.