Meet Our Team

David Dadian, Chief Executive Officer

David Dadian
David founded powersolution in 1996, growing the business, as it’s CEO, to one of the most respected providers of IT managed services in the industry. powersolution was recently ranked 20th in its class on MSPmentor’s Top 100 Small Business Managed Services Providers in the world. David’s overriding focus has been in exceeding client expectations by providing the most comprehensive and highest quality IT managed services available to small businesses in the New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina regions. David’s experience includes over thirty-five years in the information technology industry. At AT&T Capital Corporation, he served as eastern U.S. financing sales manager for the previously-owned equipment division. From the late 70’s to late 80’s, he served as Senior Operations Coordinator at Leasametric, Inc. a leading provider of electronic test and measurement equipment and data computer equipment, now a division of General Electric. David has had a life-long passion for hockey, as both an accomplished player and coach. His hockey achievements and lessons-learned, which continue today, bring benefits at many levels to the powersolution team – including building individual skills, bringing those skills together as a team, and achieving high-grade results for the company and its clients.
Call David: 201-493-1414 ext. 301 Email: david@powersolution.com

Peter Sierra, Vice President

Peter Sierra
Over the past sixteen years, Peter has been an integral part of the powersolution team and a key contributor to the company’s successful growth, market presence, and exceptional client satisfaction. His duties began in a sales and marketing role, expanding across all business segments, which led to his current responsibilities as Vice President of Operations. Prior to powersolution, Peter had a diverse professional background for over twenty years. Those experiences included both corporate and entrepreneurial roles in sales, marketing, and operations within the manufacturing and retail industries. Peter is a proud military veteran, which contributed to the development of his skills in building a strong unified team – and carries over today as an executive at powersolution. His overriding focus and pride remains in understanding the needs of powersolution’s end users and successfully delivering products and services that exceed client expectations.
Call Peter: 201-493-1414 ext. 309 Email: peter@powersolution.com

Dina Dadian, Vice President

Dina Dadian
Dina has been with powersolution since 2002, serving as its Vice President, Web Operations. She leads technical and marketing-related Web development and custom application implementations in support of both powersolution’s turn-key client services and its own internal Web-presence needs. Her Web expertise encompasses addressing information architecture, data security, usability, accessibility, and search engine optimization (SEO). Her knowledge also includes working with PHP (a server-side scripting language) and MySQL (an open-source relational database management system). Previously, Dina worked for five years as data specialist for Medical Economics in New Jersey (now part of Thomson Reuters). She also served as a database specialist at Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, at its international research department, located in Illinois.
Call Dina: 201-493-1414 x 305 Email: dina@powersolution.com

Peter Jacobson, Director of Business Development

Peter Jacobson
Peter joined powersolution in 2014, responsible for sales in New Jersey and the surrounding region. He is a veteran of the information technology industry, with experience that encompasses developing, selling, and implementing a broad range of IT solutions for clients across virtually all business segments. As a former client solution executive and manager of customized IT services for IBM, his experience relates directly to the needs of powersolution.com clients – in areas such as C-level IT planning and project implementation, managed IT services, data backup and business continuity, business IT consulting, cloud services and solutions, and regulatory compliance. His education includes a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Denver, an MBA from University of Rhode Island, and post-graduate studies in finance at New York University. In 2015 Mr. Jacobson has been appointed to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law (“UPLC”)
Call Peter: 201-493-1414 x 311 Email: peterj@powersolution.com

David Ruchman, Chief Technology Officer

David Ruchman
David brings over 11 years of industry experience to the powersolution team, serving as CTO since 2010. Before becoming CTO, David was the senior systems engineer at powersolution.com. As CTO, his primary responsibilities are planning and implementing the strategy necessary for powersolution.com and its clients to successfully meet growth goals. David isn’t just our CTO. He’s our go-to guy when you want a thoughtful and well-considered perspective on anything related to the technology industry. David received his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Call David: 201-493-1414 ext. 308 Email: davidr@powersolution.com

Abdul Hammad, Chief Information Security Officer

Abdul Hammad
In 2010, Abdul joined powersolution as a Network and Security Engineer. This led to his appointment, in 2013, to his current role as Chief Security Officer (CISO). As CISO, he manages and maintains all powersolution clients’ networks, ensuring network security is compliant with industry standards. He also performs security audits and designs and implements IT security projects to address client requirements. Abdul’s expertise includes knowledge of VMWare virtualization software, Linux operating systems, and computer forensics. He previously worked for five years in the Passaic College IT department, as a computer technician supporting help desk operations. He also worked at Verizon Wireless as an IT consultant. Abdul earned his B.S. in Network and Security Engineering and a M.S. in Cyber Crime and Computer Forensics from New Jersey Institute of Technology. In addition to being a CISO at powersolution.com, Abdul is currently a member New York Electronic Crimes Task Force (NYECTF).
Call Abdul: 201-493-1414 ext. 307 Email: abdul@powersolution.com

Daniel Di Matteo, Account Manager

Dan Di Matteo
Dan has served as Account Manager, Customer Service Specialist, and in different sales roles for powersolution for close to five years, priding himself in delivering a higher level of service than expected for his clients. This includes acting as the focal point for delivering powersolution’s virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) services. His responsibilities include planning and implementing IT projects, while managing ongoing preventative IT support activities, and maintaining the overall well-being of the client. Prior to powersolution, Dan acquired over fifteen years of customer service experience in the financial, pharmaceutical, and consumer sectors. His experience includes customer relationship management roles with Wachovia Bank, World Savings Bank, and Walgreens Pharmacy. In addition to his long-time fascination with technology, Dan’s passion has always been helping people in their time of need; and has served the last fifteen years as a Volunteer Firefighter/EMT with multiple Bergen County municipalities. After serving in the Civil Air Patrol (The United States Air Force Auxiliary), Dan adopted the motto: “Honor, Service before Self, and Excellence in all you do.”
Call Dan: 201-493-1414 ext. 306 Email: ddimatteo@powersolution.com

Shant Minassian, Senior Systems Administrator

Shant Minassian
Shant joined powersolution in 2013 as a systems administrator. His responsibilities include help desk support and various systems administrator duties including active directory work, folder permissions, and new user account and group creations. In addition, Shant supports new server and rack builds for clients and new equipment deployments including PCs, laptop’s, and printers. Previously, he was a network administrator for Passaic County Community College. Earlier, he was responsible for network administration and user support for all locations at the Paterson Housing Authority. Shant was also a network administration for a carpet manufacturing company in New Jersey.
Call Shant: 201-493-1414 ext. 302 Email: shant@powersolution.com

Domenico Crincoli, Systems Administrator

Domenico Crincoli
Domenico (Domenic) joined powersolution in 2011, serving as a systems administrator. His activities are primarily focused on end user hardware troubleshooting and remediation. In addition, Domenic works with the help desk team performing ongoing preventative systems and network analysis and tuning, designed to ensure performance optimization while avoiding potential operating issues in the future. He is CompTIA A+ certified for computer technology, installation, and configuration of PCs, laptops, related hardware, and networking. Domenic graduated New Jersey Institute of Technology with B.S. in Engineering Technology.
Call Nico: 201-493-1414 x 303 Email: nico@powersolution.com

 

Alvin Lopez, Systems Administrator

Alvin_Lopez_HIRESAlvin joined the powersolution.com team, as a systems administrator, in 2015. His responsibilities include a broad range of help desk and systems administration support activities – including proactive systems and network monitoring and management, as well as remediation of end-user IT issues. He also performs IT project configuration, setup, testing, and deployment tasks.
Previously, Alvin performed help desk and network administration duties for Schultz Technology Solutions, serving WTP Advisors in White Plains, New York. His responsibilities included managing Active Directory, DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), Windows server, terminal server, and disaster recovery server environments. He also performed IT equipment troubleshooting, virus and spyware removal, and data backup. Prior to STS, he was a technical support specialist for pcAmerica, installing and troubleshooting its clients’ network computers and application software. Alvin earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from The College of Westchester, majoring in Computer Network Administration. He also earned a CompTIA A+ certification, which provides industry recognition of the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures.
Call Alvin: 201-493-1414 x 313 Email: alvin@powersolution.com

Lena Helmbrecht, Systems Administrator

Lena HelmbrechtLena joined the powersolution.com team as a system administrator in February 2016. Her responsibilities include a wide range of IT support tasks across various hardware systems, software, and networks. Technical areas of expertise include desktop, server, Active Directory, local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), diagnostics, performance management, design, and installation. In addition to managing special projects for the Chief Technology Officer, Lena assumes a leadership role in client relations and technology analysis and strategy. During the previous several years, Lena was employed by South Georgia State College (SGSC) in a variety of roles, ultimately serving as Director of Technology and Interim CIO. Her duties included software and hardware configuration and maintenance, Active Directory and email management, network and firewall monitoring, website maintenance, and end user support. Prior to SGSC, Lena worked as an independent computer consultant and as an attorney in Texas. She is a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator and earned a Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from Baylor University and Baylor Law School, respectively.
Call Lena: 201-493-1414 x 314 Email: lena@powersolution.com

Paul Zuk, Systems Administrator

Paul Zuk
In 2015, Paul joined powersolution.com as a systems administrator. His responsibilities include help desk support and proactive IT monitoring and maintenance. Additionally, he performs IT project configuration, setup, testing, and deployment tasks. Previously, he served for several years as a network administrator with the City of Bayonne, where his responsibilities included server, SQL (Structured Query Language), desktop, and application deployment, installation, and administration. In the mid-1990’s, Paul was a senior systems engineer at Ferranti Defense Systems’ Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center – where his duties included Tandem Systems installations and administration. Prior to Ferranti, Paul was also a senior field service engineer for Tandem Systems and various Wall Street financial institutions.
Paul earned a Network Administration certification from the Corporate Training Group. Additionally, he is a Certified Novell Administrator.
Call Paul: 201-493-1414 x 304 Email: paul@powersolution.com

Sean Wahl, Systems Administrator

Sean Whal
In June 2017, Sean joined powersolution as a systems administrator. He previously served in a similar capacity at Race Computer Services, where he was a co-founder of the company. Race Computer Services integrated its operations with powersolution in June 2017. Sean is an accomplished IT technician with over six years of industry experience in solution development, systems management, and IT administration. Sean previously worked with Cognizant, a global leader in business and technology services. At Cognizant, he supported clients such as Gard North America in networking, computer troubleshooting, and user profile migrations. Prior to Cognizant, Sean worked for DynTek Services, Inc. a national provider of IT solutions. At DynTek, he worked on various large projects including a point-of-sale upgrade at Prudential Center and a computer rollout and operating system upgrade at the Office of the Attorney General in New York. Sean’s security experience includes LAN/WAN support, disaster recovery/business continuity, anti-virus protection, and ransomware prevention. Sean has received industry recognition as a Cisco Certified Network Associate / Routing & Switching (CCNA) and as a Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE).
Call Sean: 201-493-1414 x 316 Email: sean@powersolution.com

Jane Loake, Systems Administrator

Jane Loake
Jane joined powersolution in September of 2016, serving as a systems administrator. Her responsibilities include help desk support and proactive IT monitoring and maintenance. She also performs IT project configuration, setup, testing, and deployment tasks. Previously, Jane worked as a Network Administrator for Princeton Theological Seminary. Her responsibilities included help desk support as well as managing various servers including Active Directory and Exchange. Her responsibilities also included maintaining backups, and configuring and monitoring the local area network and wide area network, firewall, and setting up and maintaining the IP phone system. Jane earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Montclair State University, and is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer, and Cisco Certified Network Professional.
Call Jane: 201-493-1414 x 315 Email: jane@powersolution.com

Aimee Ellerbrook, Administrative Assistant

Aimee Ellerbrook
Aimee joined powersolution in 2014, as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Operations. Previously, she worked as an administrator at the Louis Bay 2nd Public Library in Hawthorne, NJ. Aimee assumed gradually increasing administrative, operations, and customer service responsibilities over her eight years at the Library. In her administrative role at powersolution, Aimee’s attention is always on maintaining the best possible customer service across all of her activities.
Call Aimee: 201-493-1414 x 312 Email: aimee@powersolution.com