JACKSONVILLE, FL, August 14, 2017– CompassMSP, a leading provider of enterprise quality managed services for the SMB market, announced today that Thomas (Tom) Praschak has been appointed as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Praschak comes to CompassMSP with over 25 years of experience in building and leading service businesses in the technology and telecom markets. Most recently, he was President and CEO at Strategic Products & Services (SPS), a global, multivendor communication and networking managed services provider.
Throughout his career, Praschak has helped companies build client-centric operations and successfully transition them into solution and managed service providers. Prior to SPS, he served as the Vice President, Service Operations of Dimension Data, a $6bn information and communications technology firm, where he led the build-out and operation of service delivery in North and South America. He has also held leadership roles at DecisionOne, Marconi, and Lucent Technologies after starting his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories.
“After a comprehensive search process, we are excited to have hired a leader for our organization with Tom’s strengths and experience,” said George Ferris, Chairman of CompassMSP. “Tom has a proven track record of strong leadership, strategic vision and operational performance that we believe that will translate into building Compass into a leading position in the fast growing MSP industry. Compass is pursuing multiple avenues of growth and I am confident that Tom’s leadership will bring together teams into a cohesive organization, grow revenue and profitability, and increase shareholder value.”
“I was drawn to Compass because of its focus on offering high-quality IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) solutions to SMB clients,” said Praschak. “SMB clients are currently being served by a fragmented market of many small providers trying to address their IT and Telecom needs. There’s a compelling opportunity to build a business of scale in this sector, built on the foundation of exceptional local customer service, comprehensive on-premises and cloud solutions, and with a broad geographic focus.”
CompassMSP is a leading provider of Enterprise Quality Managed Services for the SMB Market. We offer comprehensive on-premises and cloud solutions ranging from Managed IT and Managed VOIP all the way to Software Development. Our IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) solutions enable us to become the client’s IT partner providing powerful, secure, and cost-effective IT infrastructures, operations, and services to help them grow their business.
Our team of proven leaders and technical experts in Managed IT, combined with our focus on operational excellence has provided us with a reputation for world class customer service, long-lasting client relationships, and numerous industry awards and recognition. This comprehensive approach ensures clients can focus on their core business while operate and optimize their IT in lock-step with them.
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