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 leads the sales, inside sales and marketing teams with a focus on solution development for vertical markets, data center solutions, managed services, and customer briefings. He has also invested in SyCom and serves as a partner.

Allen Jenkins, Chief Information Security Officer &
Vice President of Cybersecurity Consulting
With over 30 years of experience in information technology and security, Allen’s focus is keeping SyCom secure and leading the cybersecurity consulting program that keeps our customers secure. Allen developed SyCom’s unique AIM (advise, integrate and manage) cybersecurity process to aid customers in reducing risks to their IT environment.

John Schmohl, Chief Financial Officer
John is responsible for operations, human resources, finance and accounting. His team accounts for all of the office operations of the company, including cash management, accounting and human resources.

Tom Spitnale, Vice President of Roanoke Sales & Cisco Executive Sponsor
Tom focuses on sales development in western Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. He divides his time between state and local government and education, commercial and healthcare clients. He is also the executive sponsor of Cisco Systems.

Renee Symons, Vice President of Operations
With over 20 years of experience in information technology and project management, Renee is responsible for operational processes and procedures throughout the organization and administration of the primary business backend systems.

Chris Timberlake, Vice President of Engineering
With over 25 years of experience in information technology, Chris is responsible for ensuring that design requirements are met, overseeing the consistency of user experiences, and managing SyCom engineers and analysts. 

John Barrar, Vice President of Customer Success
John has over 23 years of experience in information technology 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.

Tom Ball, Director of Project Management & Presales
With 30 years of experience in information technology, Tom has created an environment where the services offered by the project management office benefit SyCom and our valued customer base. He ensures that our project approach provides successful outcomes and manages the presales and contracting processes.

Rob Spitzer, Director of Cloud Services
With over 20 years of experience in information technology, Rob specializes in messaging and infrastructure solutions based around Microsoft’s Active Directory, Exchange Server and cloud solutions such as Office 365 and Azure. Rob’s expertise focuses on analysis, troubleshooting, design and integration services.

Steve Harris, Director of Infrastructure & Hybrid Cloud
Steve has over 15 years of experience in information technology. He specializes in core infrastructure solution development, including virtualization, cloud and data center solution development, implementation and operation.