Am I Getting Through?

Am I Getting Through? By Russ Levanway, President At one year after CIO Solutions brought on TekTegrity, we have a lot to celebrate, and a lot more still to do when it comes to integrating. It’s sort of like a marriage after one year: the vows have been spoken, the cake has been cut, the honeymoon… Read more »

Interoperability: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Interoperability: Can’t We All Just Get Along? By Russ Levanway, President I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the bleeding-edge new mobile phone that claims to defy categorization. If you haven’t seen it, the Galaxy Fold is a foldable smartphone with a barely discernible seam down the middle. The user literally unfolds… Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Stuart Warren

  Name Stuart Warren What's your job title? Rapid Response Team Which location do you work out of? Santa Barbara       Tell us a little about yourself! I'm a father, author (Spirit of Orn and Tall Men and Other Tales, to name a few.) and amateur guitar player. I work hard, play harder... Read more »

Client Spotlight- The University Club of Santa Barbara

Name Lucy Hamlin Position Accounting Assistant Company Name University Club of Santa Barbara   (L to R: Natalie Douglas, Lucy Hamlin, Bob McPhillips, David Rosner, and John Harmon)     Year Founded 1919 Industry Social Clubs What does your company do/What service does your company offer? We are the Central Coast’s premier city club, offering... Read more »

Stoking Ownership

By Russ Levanway, President Stoking ownership For many years, our company has had a mantra: I’ve got this. We even had water bottles for everyone made with that statement in big, bold letters printed on them.  For us, this phrase conveys ownership and personal responsibility. For instance, let’s say a client calls the service desk in... Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Alissa Levanway

Name Alissa Levanway What's your job title? Purchasing Agent Which location do you work out of? San Luis Obispo   Tell us a little about yourself! Hi I'm Alissa! I live in SLO with my fiance and 2 rescued cats- Saphire & Zara. I have an AA degree in Business Administration from Cuesta College and... Read more »

Client Spotlight- United Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara County

Name Michael Baker Position CEO Company Name United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County Year Founded 1952 Industry Non Profit, Youth Development What does your company do/What service does your company offer? We offer before and after school programming for school-aged children in Santa Barbara County. What is your company’s mission? To enable... Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Greg Butler

Name Greg Butler Job title Project Engineer Which location do you work out of? San Luis Obispo Tell us a little about yourself! I've grown up around computers starting with the apple ii series with the dual floppy drives. I met my wife when I was 9 and have been married for 10 years. I... Read more »

Bringing the mission home

By Russ Levanway, President We recently held an annual planning meeting with the leadership team kicked things off by creating a new business plan for the year. Sound routine? It wasn’t. In light of our recent merger, we need the entire team, originating from both companies, to be on the same page. And the only way... Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Arun Shivaprasad

Title VCIO/Account Manager Name Arun Thomas Shivaprasad Working for CIO since: February 17th, 2015     About Arun: Where did you grow up? Fresno California Family Info? 2 Siblings: 1 brother and 1 sister. Parents live in Fresno Which location do you work at? San Luis Obispo When did you move to this location? July... Read more »