HAUPPAUGE, NY (December 30, 2013) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service provider in the Northeast, announces the addition of Don Gracy to Custom’s executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
“Don brings a broad sales, marketing, leadership and technology profile that will enable Custom to expand our client value proposition and overall position in the marketplace,” says Gregory Galdi, President and CEO of Custom. “His demonstrated success in our industry and across many client verticals aligns well with our business and we are confident that Don will be instrumental in driving our organization to the next level.”
Gracy, a client-centric strategy and sales productivity expert, has a broad professional and entrepreneurial background from a 20+ year career in IT services, infrastructure and applications with NTT/Dimension Data, VCE (formed by EMC, Cisco, VMWare and Intel), CA Technologies, and Parametric Technology (PTC). He also started up and ran Sales and Leadership Excellence (SLX), a services firm that specialized in consulting and training to help clients increase sales and marketing productivity. While doing business at SLX with several Fortune 1000 tech firms, he also worked extensively with many of Custom’s peers and technology partners across the US. Don also has a BS in Electrical Engineering and spent the early years of his career with General Electric and Hubbell in sales leadership roles of increasing responsibility.
“While Custom already has such a great reputation, it is well-positioned for even greater success and I am very excited to help accelerate it.”, says Gracy. “Furthermore, I am thrilled I have the opportunity to work with such a great team of people.”
About Custom Computer Specialists, Inc.
Founded in 1979, Custom Computer Specialists helps Northeast public and private sector clients get maximum value from their IT investments. Custom’s unique combination of privately owned flexibility and extensive IT capability empowers it to create client-centric solutions that deliver expected results.