Justin Diana, Owner/General Manager

Justin has over 15 years of experience as a repeat entrepreneur, technology practitioner, business analyst, technical leader and problem solver. As a former software developer, network administrator, business consultant, agile practitioner and customer support representative, Justin has first-hand knowledge of how a technical business operates day-to-day. Having spent more than 10 years in senior management as a Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Technical Services and Director of Operations, Justin is also keenly aware of the strategic needs of an organization as well.

Justin’s background and expertise have allowed him, over the years, to work for and alongside companies like Cisco Systems, SciQuest, Motricity, Lucent Technologies, Datacraft Solutions and many others. Justin lives in North Raleigh with his wife Melissa and 2 children.

Steve Oates, Chief Information Security Officer

Steve has more than 16 years experience providing advisory and direct technical services to businesses including Fortune 1000 clients each in various stages of technology enterprise development.

He focuses currently on Information Security Consultation, Info-Sec Review, Audits, Assistance with Business Process Re-engineering, Cloud Setup & Planning, Data Center Administration / Consultation, IT Contract Negotiations, IT Reorganization, Matching IT Governance to Internal Business Objectives and External Compliance Consultation

He also handles review, implementation, resolution, and consultation of business technology and associated enterprise technology in both publicly facing and segmented environments. In addition, his technical knowledge and experience assist in contracts and has been called upon to serve as Interim CIO or CISO.

Steve has a Master’s Degree in Information Sciences | Cyber security and Assurance from the College of Information Sciences and Technology at Pennsylvania State University.   In addition, he maintains certifications related to Microsoft systems / network management, CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor).

Cory Sexton, Operations Manager

Cory has over 14 years in the IT field supporting both large and small companies. From supporting desktop systems to supporting complex server and network environments, Cory has supported many of the different technologies employed by companies today. Having spent many years as the sole IT resource for several companies, Cory is very in tune with the needs of small businesses and has deployed many effective and cost-efficient solutions to fulfill those needs.

Cory’s background and expertise have allowed him, over the years to work for and alongside companies like Cisco Systems, SciQuest, Motricity, Appia, Datacraft Solutions, IBM, and many others. Cory lives in Mebane with his wife and 4 kids.

Brad Morrison, Workstation Support Engineer

Brad has over 10 years of experience in the IT field.  As a former business process analyst, Brad extensively interviewed users from all levels in business.  Then developed process flows that identified waste and inefficiency.  He also worked closely with developers to implement IT solutions to improve work and productivity.  As an IT Specialist, Brad has worked rebuilding and repairing computers, providing user support for desktops and servers, as well as managing backup systems for disaster recovery. He understands the everyday needs of both the business and the individual end-user and is always striving to provide excellent service and support.  Brad has worked in several industries, including, biotechnology, wireless tech, and education.

Brad lives in Mebane, NC with his wife, Ashley, and three children.  Brad holds a B.S. in Information Technology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Jennifer Morris, Marketing

Jennifer has over 20 years of experience as a marketeer and partner development specialist. Having spent nearly 12 years working with start-ups in Silicon Valley, she brings vision and expertise in technology branding and lead generation. Jennifer currently specializes in B2B digital marketing and online brand development.

She has worked for Silicon Graphics, Cisco Systems, Intershop Communications, and her own marketing firm, Unaverra, LLC, among others. Jennifer lives in Durham with her husband, their 4 children and German Shepherd, Stella.