Mike is Staten Island’s most trusted IT Advisor, with a passion for network and data security. His passion for technology started at an early age and has continued to ensure that he is always at the forefront of all technological advances. Before being President Geek of Tekie Geek, Mike held such positions like IT/Research and Development Director and Manager of Product Engineering in the corporate world.
Mike is regularly published in numerous IT publications like Tech Decisions, ChannelPro Magazine, and Channel Executive. He is also recognized as an Amazon bestselling author for his book, Hack Proof Your Business - Volume 2. Mike has been honored with many local and industry awards, such as the Lou Miller Award, King of Staten Island, Stars Under 40, SIEDC 20 Under 40, and Channel Futures MSP 501.
When Mike isn’t focusing on his business, he’s spending time with his beautiful wife and daughters. He’s a true geek at heart and it becomes quite obvious when you start to talk Game of Thrones or Star Wars with him.
Nicole and Mike joined forces to establish Tekie Geek in 2012, in order to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to small businesses in need- with small business prices, of course. As a Staten Island native, Nicole has been involved in the community for as long as she can remember. She is part of the Chamber of Commerce, Business Guild 2, and previously on the YPG Council. Nicole supports many charities and was recently named one of the top 10 finalists in the 1010 Wins Small Business Grant Challenge. Together, Nicole and Mike assembled a team of cyber superheroes to aid in their quest.
Heather, our Executive Administrator, possesses supercharged organization skills, lightning-fast multitasking abilities, and heightened intuition. Heather can adapt to any situation and challenge that’s thrown at her. Being able to recall every detail of every event is one of her quirks. She has a twin sister and it's safe to say she's the villainous one at times. Nowadays, she’s a homebody who loves to hang out with her family & two rescued fur-children.
Having recently been united with the Tekie Geek team, Julia is a confident, happy soul who analyzes, organizes, and brainstorms potential ideas as well as tackles any existing projects going on with the team. Julia manages events and provides backoffice support for our tech-superheroes from deep within our secret lair!
Meet Cheyanne, our Sales Superhero. With her years of experience in sales, customer service, relations, and business communications, she helps connect the bridge between what your business' cyber needs are, and why Tekie Geek is the managed service provider to call to save the day. Her number 1 priority is to help clients find the right solutions for their business.
Julia Lepore, a 20-year-old communication arts student, is entering her senior year at Saint John's University in Fall 2023, with graduation anticipated in Spring 2024. Passionate about her field, she previously worked at Michaels Craft Store and recently interned at Tekie Geek in Summer 2023. In her free time, Julia explores creative pursuits like writing and drawing and is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to understand a wide range of subjects.
Josh has been a tech superhero since 2017. Having graduated from DeVry University with a BA in Computer Information Systems, Josh has elite knowledge when it comes to technology. He is constantly teaching himself new things, researching methods and new tech products in order to keep up with his passion. Josh has previously worked in different technical positions which eventually shaped him into the lead IT Geek! When it comes to his clients, Josh has all hands-on-deck and is ready to solve whatever problem may surface.
Joey is one of Tekie Geek’s newest superheroes. Passionate about IT since high school, Joey took computer repair training and then pursued training at South Bronx Job Corps and Year UP NYC where he became A+ certified. His fields of study were IT Support and Q & A. Working for clients such as Svenska Handelsbanken, IGT and Belkin Burden Goldman has given Joey the ability to adapt to new environments which in return, allows him to enrich the experience of users who need an IT issue resolved by viewing problems from a different perspective.
With only a high school education under his belt, Jon joined Tekie Geek in August of 2019. Mike took a chance with adding Jon to the team- but boy did he make the right decision! Jon went from zero to hero in no time! Having a background in customer service, Jon is always putting his clients at ease. He is constantly working to advance his IT superpowers and finds great satisfaction in devising solutions using the latest technical tools and advancements.
Max always wanted to work in the IT field. Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, Max began online classes, experimenting with tools and building his own computers from scratch for his loved ones. He wanted to professionally be involved with IT and felt the need to help others with any issues they may come across- from there he joined our forces at Tekie Geek and Max was finally able to pursue his #1 dream career! When he isn’t researching new technology, you’ll either find Max cheffing it up in the kitchen or working on his motorcycle!
Garrett is a Staten Island resident who graduated from Binghamton University with a BA in mechanical engineering. Our superhero Garrett specializes in designing, analyzing, and maintaining mechanical systems. He loves playing video games in his pastime, has a passion for animals and is highly experienced in 3D printing and modeling! Garrett sometimes accompanies Jimmy in his fieldwork attempts to save the day for clients!
“Jimmy” is our vigorous field superhero here at Tekie Geek. The early stages of Jimmy’s career were based around communications and then eventually the auto industry where he worked for a decade. He then joined our line of superheroes in August of 2017 and has been the one to help wire up majority of our clients! During his free time, Jimmy loves watching the Mets and enjoys traveling and exploring places around the country.
No one could snake a wall as fast as Rob! He's been in the security and cameras business for 30+ years now, and he's always our go-to field geek when we have work that requires his expertise! When it comes to cabling and wiring, he's up there with the best of them. His vibrant and entertaining personality makes him a character all by himself!
Troubleshoot is our mascot at Tekie Geek. He was created help protect your IT infrastructure as well as you from hackers, data loss, and anything else that would cause business threatening downtime… basically to make aware ANY dangers that lurk behind the keyboard! When troubleshoot isn’t helping protect your infrastructure, he can be found watching Star Wars in the conference room, playing Mortal Combat in the lobby, or drowning in candy bars in the breakroom.
A managed service provider (MSP) can play a significant role in how well your company’s systems are maintained. They provide professional offerings that help manage information technology (IT) infrastructure and end-user systems with a focus on management, security, and monitoring. Serving clients throughout New York and New Jersey, Tekie Geek is dedicated to being your superhero when it comes to cybersecurity and all things relating to IT management.
Tekie Geek comes from humble begins. The company began operations in January 2013 as a one-man MSP. Since then, Tekie Geek has expanded its reach and added experienced and talented team members, including a help desk, field technicians, and a marketing and sales team.
Our efforts have earned us several prestigious awards, including the 2020 Channel Futures MSB 501 Award and 2023 Channel Futures MSB 501 Award, the world’s first, largest, and most comprehensive survey and ranking list in the IT channel. This distinction solidifies us as one of the top MSPs in the world.
At Tekie Geek, we attribute our success and the quality of work we provide to our core values. We implement these core values into every service we provide. Our core values include:
To better serve our clients, we make sure to always put your specific needs before anything else. We understand how important your IT infrastructure is to the success of your company. When our clients’ systems encounter a problem or are no longer live, our super team at Tekie Geek doesn’t rest until all issues are resolved. No matter what our clients ask of us, we’re determined to provide a 5-star performance every time.
Tekie Geek is not just a clever name, it’s who we are. Our team embodies the superhero mantra and is reminded of what they stand for with statues, artwork, and other items throughout our office. Tekie Geek believes if our staff comes to work excited about their environment and the company culture we’ve established, then they’re going to give an exceptional performance.
A strong sense of community has helped shape who we are. We’re proud that multiple staff members currently sit on several not-for-profit boards. We aim to do our part by donating to numerous national and local charities.
As a premium MSP, we’re proud to offer our clients a full spectrum of professional IT services. Our offerings are designed to allow organizations to focus more on growing their business and less on the technical side. Our super services include:·
Managed IT: Our team is capable of handling everyday tech responsibilities for your organization to help you maintain a system that balances productivity, security, and business resiliency.
Co-managed IT: Businesses with their own internal teams can gain incredible insight and assistance, while seeing improved efficiency, with our co-managed IT services. ·
Business Continuity: With a customer-centric approach, our business continuity services ensure a proven plan is in place should your company’s systems experience any sort of threat. All action plans are tailored to the unique needs of your organization. ·
Unified Communications: Reliable communication is imperative in the world of business. Our unified communications services allow your company’s departments, clients, and partners to remain connected for a seamless communication strategy. ·
Cloud Computing: Enjoy being able to streamline resources and productivity more efficiently with our cloud computing services.
When it comes to your organization’s IT infrastructure, consider partnering with Tekie Geek. Serving clients throughout New York and New Jersey, we’re pleased to offer premium services from our super team of IT consultants. For more information about our company and how we can serve you, contact us today.