Our Team

 

Jim Cochran

Jim brings nearly thirty years of management experience to 716 Technology Group. As Managing Director of 716, Jim is accountable for directing the information and data integrity of the enterprise and for all Information Technology functions of the enterprise. This includes all data centers, help desks, communication networks (voice and data), computer software development, and computer systems.

Jim has earned a Master of Arts degree in strategic leadership and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Bonaventure University as well as a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from SUNY Buffalo State University.

Andrea Wasley

Andrea is a Senior Systems Analyst that has been the cornerstone of the 716 Technology Group Solutions team for just over nineteen years. Andrea is a certified Project management professional. She earned her PMP in 2014. The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification.

Over the years, Andrea has led many upgrades, development requests, new business acquisitions and integrations, divestitures, and working with many, many end users and other service providers. Andrea has intimate knowledge and experience with using CA Rally for project organization and management.

David Stryker

Dave is Network and Systems Administrator with over 30 years of IT experience working with a variety of hardware and software applications. Over the years, Dave has worked on many acquisitions and divestitures working with many end users and other service providers. Dave is knowledgeable with all versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server and VMware.

Dave has successfully fulfilled the requirements for Internal Security Assessor (ISA) as defined in the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualification Requirements for Internal Security Assessor for the past 6 years.

Michael DiFiglia

Mike has been involved in the field of technology for 27 years starting in operations and progressing to Systems Engineer. He is currently responsible for maintaining the health of the virtual environment, mobile security, and Active Directory.

Mike has expert knowledge in data redundancy especially with cloud-based solutions. With data protection and security being a key business concern, Mike is able to design and implement solutions that can mitigate risk and loss.

Mike has successfully fulfilled the requirements for Internal Security Assessor (ISA) as defined in the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualification Requirements for Internal Security Assessor for the past 6 years.

Luke Czechowicz

Luke has been involved in the field of technology for the last 8 years at 716 Technology Group. He is part of the customer care team and has expert knowledge of point of sale systems in the retail space. Luke is expanding his role as a systems analyst.

Luke is driven to provide the best possible customer service and technical support to his clients. He is responsible for the stability of the technical environment, security best practices, and performance of the network. Luke has experience in implementing large projects such as network conversions, securing data and compliancy, and involvement with new builds/acquisitions.

Tom Grant

Tom has worked in the technology field for the last 7 years at 716 Technology Group. He has been the cornerstone of the customer care team and has recently achieved his network certification (CCNA).

Tom's main responsibility is to provide customer support and maintain the health of the network. He has been involved with major projects such as SD-WAN implementation, designed wireless solutions, and has expertise in web development.