David is the founder and president of US itek, where he oversees all the department managers, heads up business development, and is the Virtual CIO for our client base. In July of 2007 we were ranked the Number 1 System Builder by CRN Magazine and profiled as the cover story for "10 White-Hot System Builders" that have found success focusing on cutting-edge technologies and market niches. David holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees, in Linguistics and in Geography/International Business from the University at Buffalo. After completion of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership program from the University at Buffalo School of Management in 2009, he was also nominated to the UB Alumni Association board of directors. David has been working in the computer hardware field since he was 17 years old. Prior to founding US itek, he worked at a large White-Box system builder starting as an assembler, moving to repair technician, then telephone support specialist, then quality control inspector, webmaster, and ultimately the Director of Purchasing, in charge of product development and over $120,000 in daily Just-in-Time buying. His passion for consulting with business owners and organization directors to find and remediate the pain points of technology, install technology to reduce inefficiencies, and provide the peace-of-mind of data backup, disaster recovery and network security, are the pillars of the CareFree IT support offering that is the core competency of US itek. His focus on several vertical markets including advanced manufacturing, legal, healthcare, and engineering allows him to share the best practices, such as the manufacturing ISO framework of accountability, or the security of HIPPA regulations in Healthcare, across all clients. Impossible is word that is not in his vocabulary, and under pressure is when he thrives the most. David has also been a speaker at multiple seminars on the topic of: Social Networking - Growing Your Business by Applying Social Networking Tools. His forward thinking and planning has allowed US itek to offer exceptional solutions that provide return on investment in the area of Managed Services and adaption to today's fast-changing business technology. David is married with five sons and resides in Tonawanda. In his time away from the office, he enjoys traveling, cycling with the kids, and reading business books.
Family: Wife Dawn and Five Sons
Resident of: Tonawanda
Education: University at Buffalo: Geography, BA Linguistics, BA
University of Buffalo School of Management: Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Class of 2009
Favorite TV shows: Storage Wars, Shark Tank
Favorite Game: I don’t have patience for games
First Computer: TRS-80 with Floppy Drive
Favorite author: Michael Gerber & Jim Collins
Recent Trip: Louisville, KY cycling along banks of Ohio River with my triplets and then to Franklin, KY to see the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Totality!