A team that brings together years of expertise in strategic IT consulting, technology sales, and managed services
Bruce Crochetiere founded Focus Technology Solutions in 1997 with a vision of enabling organizations to maximize efficiency in the datacenter. Today, Focus is a leader in the design, integration and management of enterprise technology solutions. Mr. Crochetiere brings over thirty years of business leadership experience in the technology industry. He holds a BSBA from UMass, Lowell, an MBA from SNHU and a DBA in Technology Entrepreneurship from Walden University.
Doug Alexander is the CEO at Focus Technology Solutions. Known for his strong leadership, determined work-ethic and hands-on consultative sales approach, Mr. Alexander is committed to driving the company’s continued growth and transformation strategy. He leads a team of professionals who are passionate about delivering enterprise technology solutions with an unparalleled customer experience. Doug is a natural leader with the respect of colleagues and business partners. Known for his incredible ability to build and maintain senior level relationships, Mr. Alexander has a proven and consistent record of high performance. He brings over twenty years of leadership experience, most recently as the Northeast Area Sales Manager for DPS at DellEMC. Prior to leading the DPS team, Mr. Alexander was a core District Sales Manager at DellEMC.
Chris Caprio is the CFO at Focus Technology Solutions. Mr. Caprio is an Ops-focused CFO with experience in M&A, scaling for growth, due diligence, integration and complete back-office management. At Focus, Chris is accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report company results. Most recently, he was CFO at Sail Energy where he helped oversee all M&A efforts for the company including multiple acquisitions.
Bill Smeltzer is the CTO at Focus Technology Solutions. With over twenty years of experience in the technology industry, Mr. Smeltzer is recognized as a thought leader and trusted advisor to clients. Mr. Smeltzer and his team have strong expertise in identifying and evaluating emerging technologies. He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of IT solutions, with expertise in infrastructure, data centers, cloud and security. Mr. Smeltzer is very hands-on and works side-by-side with the Focus technology team to design innovative technology solutions. Prior to joining Focus in 2004, Mr. Smeltzer was an ASN Partner at EMC and the VP of Sales at URS.
Matt Stapleton is the VP of Sales at Focus Technology Solutions. Mr. Stapleton’s experience in the industry as well as his vision has kept Focus on a growth track that is unmatched in the industry. Mr. Stapleton has maintained highly successful partnerships with key vendors, such as Dell-EMC, Cisco, VM Ware, HPE, Barracuda, and Splunk while continuing to grow partnerships with other vendors to ensure Focus meets the growing needs of their customer base. Mr. Stapleton is responsible for driving revenue growth while overseeing Focus’ sales team. Under his direction, Focus’ sales team provides solutions to meet customers emerging and multifaceted data center and security needs. Matt’s proven track record and vision have been invaluable to Focus’ growth as a premier technology company. Prior to joining Focus Matt spent 16 years at EMC, most recently as a Regional Sales Manager for the New England Commercial sales division where he was responsible for developing and managing a high-energy, results-oriented sales teams that always put their customers first.
Mike Godfrey is the VP of Engineering Services at Focus Technology Solutions. Mr. Godfrey a twenty year veteran in the IT space with experience working with Enterprise Data Center technologies in public and private high-tech industries. He has a proven track record in Managing, Architecting, and Implementing large Enterprise Data Center projects, such as Data Center migrations and massive blade server implementations. Mr. Godfrey brings a deep understanding of Storage and Virtualization solution strengths and extensive knowledge of competitive landscapes; helping customers translate their business objectives into a set of clearly articulated technology needs. Prior to joining Focus, Mike was the Vice President of Professional Services at RoundTower Technologies.
Timothy J. Lasonde is the Vice President of Managed Services at Focus Technology Solutions. With over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and services industry, Tim leads our team of Managed Services professionals. He is an expert in many technology fields including Microsoft Small Business solutions, data storage and virtualization, backup and disaster recovery solutions as well as communication systems and videoconferencing. Tim has an unmatched passion for breaking new ground in these areas and adapting enterprise technologies to small and mid-size organizations. Prior to joining the leadership team, Tim was the President of NSK, Inc, Boston’s leading Managed Services Provider which merged with Focus Technology in 2017.
Denny Dean is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and the CyberSecurity Practice Director at Focus Technology Solutions, leading our team of security experts. Denny brings a wealth of experience in successfully developing innovative cybersecurity solutions from small businesses to global organizations and supports Focus as a leader in this market. He is highly recognized for his deep understanding and commitment to CyberSecurity program development, operations and improvement. His background includes work with familiar names like Harvard University, Staples, The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, RSA, Fleet Bank, and the Hanover Insurance Group where he served as CISO for 10 years, managing the global cybersecurity program for this 5 billion-dollar, financial sector enterprise. Denny is ranked #117th internationally amongst all CISO’s by ExecRank in its “Top Security Executive Rankings” award. He is also the co-recipient of the “Best Security Team” award issued by SC Magazine and holds several security certifications.
Sara Lehmer is the Director of Marketing at Focus Technology Solutions. Sara is responsible for all aspects of marketing including events, website, social media, collateral and go-to-market strategy. Sara collaborates with Focus’ technology partner to deliver impactful marketing campaigns with a commitment to bringing value to our clients. She brings 10 years of marketing experience in the IT industry, most recently at RoundTower Technologies. Sara holds a BA in Business Administration with a double concentration in Marketing and Management from Eastern Connecticut University and also holds a BA degree in International Business from Griffith University when she studied abroad in Australia.