Our Leadership

Our founding directors created a company built on a solid work ethic, integrity and customer focus.
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At SyCom our business is about technology. But, it’s also about building lasting relationships with our clients. We are committed to connecting with you as a partner to solve your business challenges.

SyCom’s executive team includes long-time leaders from the technology industry. Each focuses on managing a specific aspect of the business and, with the leadership of Tom Cricchi (CEO), are responsible for day-to-day operations, sales, technology and support services.

Tom Cricchi, President & Chief Executive Officer
Tom leads the Company using the Balanced Scorecard methodology, which ensures alignment of business activities to the vision and strategy of the organization. His hands-on, people-oriented style has helped create a culture based on teamwork, winning and strong relationships with customers and Partners.

Tom Carr, Senior Vice President of Sales, Healthcare & Emerging Markets
Tom is focused on solution development and sales for vertical markets, data center solutions, managed services, and customer briefings. He has also invested in SyCom and serves as a partner and member of the executive team.

Tom Spitnale, Vice President of Roanoke Sales & Cisco Executive Sponsor
Tom concentrates on sales development with a particular focus on targeting sales efforts in Western Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee. He divides his time between SLED (State and Local Government), Higher Education, Commercial and Healthcare clients. He is also the primary liaison to SyCom’s largest vendor, Cisco Systems.

Twann Atkins, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President of Engineering
Twann is an innovative career technologist with over 16 years of experience delivering customer-centric solutions through value-driven technology partnerships. He is a highly data-driven creationist with expertise in evaluating and delivering applicable technology solution sets that drive business results.

Allen Jenkins, Chief Information Security Officer & Vice President of Consulting
With over 25 years of experience in the field, Allen’s primary focus over those years has been on Information Technology Infrastructure solutions. Allen works with customers in varying capacities, helping to assess, plan, design, deploy and support their IT needs. 

John Barrar, Director of Customer Success Management
John has over 23 years of experience in the Information Technology field with a focus on customer feedback and talent development. He retains a proven track record of providing strategic, technical and operational leadership to increase productivity and production stability.

John Schmohl, Chief Financial Officer
John is responsible for operations, human resources, finance and accounting. He leads a 12-person team which handles the bulk of the back office operations of the company, including all aspects of cash management, accounting and human resources.

Renee Symons, Vice President of Operations
With more than 20 years of experience in IT and Project Management, Renee is responsible for operational process and procedures throughout the organization and administration of the primary business backend systems.

Tom Ball, Director of PMO & Presales
With 30 years of experience in the IT field, Tom has created an environment where the services offered by the PMO would be of benefit to SyCom and to our valued customer base. He ensures that our project approach provides successful outcomes and manages the presales and contracting processes.

John Billups, Director of Infrastructure Services
John has over 20 years of experience in the design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex LAN and WAN infrastructures for enterprise organizations. He is adept at solving problems requiring creative solutions and critical thought, with his primary strength being Cisco network infrastructure solutions.

Chris Timberlake, Director of Microsoft Solutions
With a primary focus on Azure Cloud and Infrastructure, Chris has implemented over 60 Microsoft Cloud infrastructures from small deployments to large international multi-site deployments. His over 19 years of experience enables him to effectively lead SyCom’s Microsoft delivery team of System Engineers.