Board of Directors
Tony Russo has over 30 years of management and technology experience in the public, private, and government arenas, including service on the Boards of Directors for a number of technology companies. Tony's experience includes Executive, "C", and management positions with BroadPoint International, Global Intellicom, Apple Computer, Sony Corporation of America, Sperry Univac (Europe, South America and Pacific Rim) and Remington Rand Corporation (US and Europe). Tony has taught Logics, Logical Thinking and Mind Mapping in eight countries on five continents. For the past seven years, Tony offered this "hands on" business knowledge and management experience to corporations through Edward Jennings, a consulting and staffing solutions corporation.
Angus Mackie has over 24 years of marketing, business development, and executive management experience. Angus brings to SSI an exceptional background in institutional marketing, business development, sales, public relations, and print and new media marketing and publishing. Angus has successfully conceived, built, and launched successful products, businesses, and brands. Prior to SSI, he served as the Director of Business Development for Albany Nanotech, founded and has led Mackie Marketing Associates, Inc. since 1990, acted as Advertising Director for a variety of niche market publications. Angus' entrepreneur experience also includes the development and launch of four different business start-ups all leveraging leading edge internet based e-commerce solutions.
Steve Mackie, President / CEO
Steve Mackie has nearly 24 years of leadership and management experience, twelve of those in the field of enterprise information technology and data storage management. Before founding SSI, Steve was a Senior Account Manager for Enterprise IT Risk Management for Wyle Laboratories. Before Wyle Laboratories, Steve was Manager of Federal Engineering for Storage Area Networks Inc (dba SANZ Inc.) While with SANZ, Steve helped build the Federal consulting services practice, managed the Federal engineering practice and was appointed president of Solunet Storage, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Storage Area Networks. Prior to SANZ, Steve spent over 20 years serving in the U.S. Navy as a naval flight officer with a specialty focus in command and control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) systems. Prior to Steve's retirement from government service, he was the Deputy Resource Sponsor for the Department of the Navy's Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), a seven year managed seat service contract won by EDS valued at over $9.9B.
April Duncan, Director of Human Resources
April Duncan has over 16 years of industry experience in Human Resource management, benefits administration, and small business operations. Before joining SSI in 2009, April was Senior Manager for Lettercraft Signs, a home-based small business. Previously April served as the Director of Corporate Affairs for SBSI, a woman owned small business in the Federal contracting market. April has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Management from George Mason University, and a broad range of entrepreneurial experience having assisted in the launch of a very successful sign business and her own home based business, Home Elements, a supplier of decorative appliqués.