Leave IT to Us

Candid answers. Best-in-class business outcomes.

Why Choose Us?

As a leading Managed and Cloud IT solutions provider, Datasmith has been helping clients stay secure and reach their business goals for over 30 years. We are committed to our 6 core values: Common Sense, Leadership, Continuous Self-Improvement, Attention to Detail, Customer First and Passionate.

Your business goals. Our services. The power to be your best. Leave IT to us.

Our Mission

Create superior value for our clients by providing best-in-class, customized technology solutions. Our success derives from a deep understanding of our clients’ business needs along with our commitment to deliver exceptional service and value.

Our Values

Common Sense

Leadership

Continuous Self-Improvement

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Attention to Detail

Customer First

Passionate

Common Sense

The ability to have sound practical judgement and the knack for seeing things as they are and doing things as they ought to be done.

Leadership

The desire to collaborate, teach, and lead by example to demonstrate the work ethic we would want to see in return.

Continuous Self-Improvement

The ambition to improve our skills, mind, and spirit which stems from the inner drive to become the best version of “us” that we can be.

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Attention to Detail

The notion to pay careful attention to everything and make sure others know our intentions to avoid misunderstandings and perform confidently.

Customer First

The mentality that the needs of our customers come ahead of anything and everything else.

Passionate

The internal motivator and energy from within that keeps us up late learning the newest technologies and approaches to help businesses thrive.

Meet The Team

Paul Smith

Owner

psmith@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Paul on LinkedIn

Paul has led Datasmith Network Solutions since 2000. Under Paul’s leadership, DNS has become an IT firm that specializes in managed services, as well as data and personal security. Datasmith has a large portfolio that serves the dental, medical, manufacturing and transportation industries.

Paul is a vocal advocate for strong customer service and business integrity along with evolving technology. He often says: “I’d rather be a teacher than a pitchman.” Paul has served on Ingram Micro’s advisory council for their Cloud Division and is very active in Trust X Alliance (a global IT community).

Paul holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. A Microsoft certification and is an authorized VMWare sales professional.

When not in the office, Paul relaxes as a spin instructor at 4 different gyms in the greater Boston area and participates in several century rides throughout the year.

Terry Parise

Customer Success Coordinator

tparise@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Terry on LinkedIn

Terry joined Datasmith in late 2019. She works closely with all clients to ensure DNS understands their needs and does everything possible to enable their success. Her attention to detail along with her ability to problem solve has been a welcome addition to the DNS team.

Before joining Datasmith, Terry worked for Fidelity Investments for over 20 years in the learning and development group, specializing in digital content publishing. She served as project manager and team leader, managing all aspects of publishing, production, and content distribution to deliver onboarding and development training to financial service associates and executives.

Outside of work, Terry enjoys getting her workouts finished before the sun comes up and watching her three children play competitive ice hockey.

George A. Georgenes

Business Operations Manager

gag@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with George on LinkedIn

George joined Datasmith Network Solutions in March 2019 and has responsibility for day-to-day management and process improvement to maximize technology efficiencies for customer engagements.

Prior to joining Datasmith, George served in higher education as the Assistant Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director for Holy Cross School of Theology. Before that he worked in the hospitality industry for his family-owned restaurant, Victoria Dining.

Jenna Chouinard

Marketing Executive

jchouinard@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Jenna on LinkedIn

Jenna currently lives in Poland, Maine and joined the Datasmith team in 2019 as the Creative Strategist. She owns JC Marketing Group, serving an array of clients across the East Coast in the Technology, Education, Healthcare, and Nonprofit industries. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s College with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and is excited to use her education and experience to help Datasmith grow in this digital world.

Jenna spearheads several marketing strategies through key avenues such as Social Media, Blogging, Email Campaigns, Sales Collateral, and more.

Dan Guerra

Director of IT Engineering

Michael Christopher

Inside Sales & Sales Administrator

mhristopher@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Michael on LinkedIn

Michael Christopher joined Datasmith in 2013, and has been working in the IT services and computer sales for over 30 years. Michael specializes in sales, marketing, customer service and networking. Michael is very active in the Neponset Valley Chamber and the South Shore Women’s Business Network.

When not helping customers get the most for their IT dollars, Michael is an avid runner (completing three Boston Marathons so far) and enjoys summer weekends on the beaches of Cape Cod.

Sonny Jaravata

Project Engineer L3

Sonny joined Datasmith in December 2021 and has quickly distinguished himself with his attention to detail. He loves to solve problems using technology and is very client focused. We are a stronger company with him onboard.

When not working, Sonny is also a DIY master, utilizing his woodworking and metal fabrication skills.

Lester Jacobe

Lester joined Datasmith in January 2022 with more than 6 years of Level II Help Desk experience.

He is a master at documenting all processes in IT Glue and has made a strong impression with his ability to quickly resolve escalated issues. When not working he is dedicated to his young family, and the game of basketball.

Bernie Provencal

Help Desk Engineer Tier II

bprovencal@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Bernie on LinkedIn

Bernie joined Datasmith in April 2021 with 5+ years of MSP experience, focused on client support and service, as well as network and systems administration. Within his first week at Datasmith, he quickly established himself as the office “foodie.” When not working, Bernie is passionate about cooking, watching Sci-Fi, and indulging in video games; specifically For The King and Left For Dead. Glad to have Bernie working for our clients!

Marvio Botticelli

vCIO & Technology Strategist

mboticelli@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Marvio on LinkedIn

Marvio joined Datasmith in 2006. As the vCIO and Technology Strategist, Marvio has 26 years invested in the IT field. He is constantly researching IT trends so he can improve business efficiency in every Datasmith client. He is passionate, meticulous and precise since his end goal is to always offer positive business outcomes.

When he’s not working, Marvio is fronting his band most weekends. A very gifted guitar player for 35 years, Marvio also has 2 music degrees under his belt.

Curtis Ruckel

Account Executive

Curtis joined the winning Team in March 2022, after more than 10 years of honing his craft all over the New England region. He has more than 10 years of MSP experience and prides himself on being a partner/consultant to everyone. He has quickly made a strong impression with his team, and his perspective when helping clients is always valued. We are glad to have him aboard.

A collector at heart – when he’s not working, he can often be found attending toy and comic book auctions to add to his collection.

Patrick Donnelly

Senior IT Project Manager

pdonnelly@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Patrick on LinkedIn

Patrick has a diverse background with more than two decades of experience in project development/implementation, server systems, network engineering, and IT management with a strong focus on customer service. Patrick’s experiences include architectural design of enterprise VMware, CISCO networks and SAN implementations as well as in-depth knowledge of SQL systems and clusters.

When not working he enjoys being outdoors on random adventures taking in all that nature offers.

Jennifer Soderquist

Administrative Specialist

Cris Luisen

Help Desk NOC Engineer

Paul Smith

Owner

psmith@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Paul on LinkedIn

Paul has led Datasmith Network Solutions since 2000. Under Paul’s leadership, DNS has become an IT firm that specializes in managed services, as well as data and personal security. Datasmith has a large portfolio that serves the dental, medical, manufacturing and transportation industries.

Paul is a vocal advocate for strong customer service and business integrity along with evolving technology. He often says: “I’d rather be a teacher than a pitchman.” Paul has served on Ingram Micro’s advisory council for their Cloud Division and is very active in Trust X Alliance (a global IT community).

Paul holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. A Microsoft certification and is an authorized VMWare sales professional.

When not in the office, Paul relaxes as a spin instructor at 4 different gyms in the greater Boston area and participates in several century rides throughout the year.

Terry Parise

Customer Success Coordinator

tparise@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Terry on LinkedIn

Terry joined Datasmith in late 2019. She works closely with all clients to ensure DNS understands their needs and does everything possible to enable their success. Her attention to detail along with her ability to problem solve has been a welcome addition to the DNS team.

Before joining Datasmith, Terry worked for Fidelity Investments for over 20 years in the learning and development group, specializing in digital content publishing. She served as project manager and team leader, managing all aspects of publishing, production, and content distribution to deliver onboarding and development training to financial service associates and executives.

Outside of work, Terry enjoys getting her workouts finished before the sun comes up and watching her three children play competitive ice hockey.

George A. Georgenes

Business Operations Manager

gag@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with George on LinkedIn

George joined Datasmith Network Solutions in March 2019 and has responsibility for day-to-day management and process improvement to maximize technology efficiencies for customer engagements.

Prior to joining Datasmith, George served in higher education as the Assistant Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director for Holy Cross School of Theology. Before that he worked in the hospitality industry for his family-owned restaurant, Victoria Dining.

Marvio Botticelli

vCIO & Technology Strategist

mbotticelli@datasmithnetworks.com

Marvio joined Datasmith in 2006. As the vCIO and Technology Strategist, Marvio has 26 years invested in the IT field. He is constantly researching IT trends so he can improve business efficiency in every Datasmith client. He is passionate, meticulous and precise since his end goal is to always offer positive business outcomes.

When he’s not working, Marvio is fronting his band most weekends. A very gifted guitar player for 35 years, Marvio also has 2 music degrees under his belt.

Dan Guerra

Director of IT Engineering

Michael Christopher

V.P. of Sales

mchristopher@datasmithnetworks.com
Connect with Michael on LinkedIn

Michael Christopher joined Datasmith in 2013, and has been working in the IT services and computer sales for over 30 years. Michael specializes in sales, marketing, customer service and networking. Michael is very active in the Neponset Valley Chamber and the South Shore Women’s Business Network.

When not helping customers get the most for their IT dollars, Michael is an avid runner (completing three Boston Marathons so far) and enjoys summer weekends on the beaches of Cape Cod.

Lester Jacobe

Lester joined Datasmith in January 2022 with more than 6 years of Level II Help Desk experience.

He is a master at documenting all processes in IT Glue and has made a strong impression with his ability to quickly resolve escalated issues. When not working he is dedicated to his young family, and the game of basketball.

Jenna Chouinard

Creative Strategist

jchouinard@datasmithnetworks.com

Jenna currently lives in Poland, Maine and joined the Datasmith team in 2019 as the Creative Strategist. She owns JC Marketing Group, serving an array of clients across the East Coast in the Technology, Education, Healthcare, and Nonprofit industries. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s College with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and is excited to use her education and experience to help Datasmith grow in this digital world.

Jenna spearheads several marketing strategies through key avenues such as Social Media, Blogging, Email Campaigns, Sales Collateral, and more. When she’s not at work, she enjoys exploring the state with her husband and working on their environmental conservation organization, Everlasting Escape, which raises awareness for recreational land and donations to the Land For Maine’s Future Coalition.

Sonny Jaravata

Project Engineer L3

Sonny joined Datasmith in December 2021 and has quickly distinguished himself with his attention to detail. He loves to solve problems using technology and is very client focused. We are a stronger company with him onboard.

When not working, Sonny is also a DIY master, utilizing his woodworking and metal fabrication skills.

Patrick Donnelly

Senior Network Engineer

pdonnelly@datasmithnetworks.com

Patrick has a diverse background with more than two decades of experience in project development/implementation, server systems, network engineering, and IT management with a strong focus on customer service. Patrick’s experiences include architectural design of enterprise VMware, CISCO networks and SAN implementations as well as in-depth knowledge of SQL systems and clusters.

When not working he enjoys being outdoors on random adventures taking in all that nature offers.

Bernie Provencal

Help Desk Engineer Tier II

bprovencal@datasmithnetworks.com

Bernie joined Datasmith in April 2021 with 5+ years of MSP experience, focused on client support and service, as well as network and systems administration. Within his first week at Datasmith, he quickly established himself as the office “foodie.” When not working, Bernie is passionate about cooking, watching Sci-Fi, and indulging in video games; specifically For The King and Left For Dead. Glad to have Bernie working for our clients!

Curtis Ruckel

Account Executive

Curtis joined the winning Team in March 2022, after more than 10 years of honing his craft all over the New England region. He has more than 10 years of MSP experience and prides himself on being a partner/consultant to everyone. He has quickly made a strong impression with his team, and his perspective when helping clients is always valued. We are glad to have him aboard.

A collector at heart – when he’s not working, he can often be found attending toy and comic book auctions to add to his collection.

Jennifer Soderquist

Administrative Specialist

Cris Luisen

Help Desk NOC Engineer

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