Leadership

Meet our Leadership Team

Scott Silk

Chairman and CEO

As Chairman and CEO, Scott Silk provides Astadia’s vision and direction. Working with our executive team and business leaders, Scott sets our business agenda, implements strategy and guides our growth efforts.

Scott joined Astadia in 2016, bringing three decades of experience and noteworthy success as a leader in the technology space. Most recently, Scott was President and CEO of SeeWhy, a Massachusetts-based leader in real-time marketing and business intelligence solutions company acquired by SAP in 2015.

Previously, Scott was President and CEO of Action Engine Corp. where he established the company’s mobile application platform as a leader in the market and led the company’s eventual sale to Mobui Corp. Before that, he was General Manager at ePresence and helped establish the company as a leader in the Identity Management segment, increased shareholder value by more than 100 percent, and was instrumental in the sale of the company’s security and identity management services to Unisys Corp. Among other roles, Scott also served as President of North American Operations and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Gentia Software, Inc. where he helped double the company’s North American software revenues to $20 million.

Scott received a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from The Max M. Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace University.

Mark Piquette
Mark Piquette

COO

As COO, Mark Piquette is responsible for driving the effective operation and healthy execution of Astadia’s overall business, in addition to strategic leadership for our enterprise and cloud practices, the service delivery teams, solutions management and the project management office.

Mark joined Astadia in 2016, bringing over 35 years of sales and operational leadership experience in both established and startup technology companies, including large account management, sales and channel organization development, management and team building, and operational excellence.

Most recently, Mark was Executive Vice President and General Manager at Hardware Group, a technical solutions and services provider where he established corporate governance and was responsible for driving scale and revenue growth. His prior roles in senior leadership include Vice President and General Manager at xG Technology, President at Data Capture Solutions, Vice President and General Manager for North America Services of Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions organization, and Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Unisys / ePresence.

Mark has held senior sales and services management positions with Cabletron/Enterasys Networks, NEC Computer Systems Division, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Ascom Timeplex. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology, Management and Marketing from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island.

 

Scott Kitlinski
Scott Kitlinski

SVP & CIO

In his role as Astadia’s Senior Vice President of Services, Scott Kitlinski is responsible for working with business and IT leaders to ensure our services meet client needs to both solve problems and to leverage the opportunities presented via the ever-evolving technology landscape. As Astadia’s CIO, Scott deals with many of the same issues our clients face and leverages our core services.

Scott joined the Astadia in 2017 with over 26 years of IT services and consulting experience. In his former role as VP of Services of Spade Technology, he assisted small and mid-sized businesses and provided them with benefits and advantages of technology enabled capability and business alignment. His priority was to provide his customers a complete portfolio of IT department services without the stress and hassle of hiring an internal staff. Before this role, he was also a vCIO and worked with a diverse set of small and mid-sized clients to create an IT strategy closely aligned to their vision and business goals.

In his tenure, he has held multiple CIO roles for companies such as Spade Technology, Abaqus, Digitas and ePresence where he directed marketing, practice development, client relationship management, and consulting management. His passion lies with coming to work every day with the goal of enabling his team for opportunities to make customers and their businesses their absolute best.

Tim Moynihan

SVP of Business Development

Tim Moynihan is Astadia’s Senior Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for the planning and execution of partner strategies that drive lead generation, sales and company growth.

Tim joined Astadia in 2016 with more than 35 years of technology sales leadership experience, responsible for driving revenue growth and market share gains at Fortune 100 companies as well as venture funded start-ups. He came to Astadia from xG Technology, a developer of cognitive software defined wireless communications systems, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Alliances. Prior to that, Tim was at Pivot 3, a provider of hyper converged IT infrastructure. Past positions also include nearly 10 years at Symbol Technologies, later acquired by Motorola, where he was first the Senior Director of Transportation and Logistics and later the Vice President and GM of Enterprise Sales and Systems.

Tim has also held sales management roles at Intermec (now part of Honeywell), Norand, and Comtech Mobile Data. He is a certified Miller Heiman Strategic Solution instructor and holds an MBA from Illinois State University.
 
 
 
 
 

Garrett Truman
Garrett Truman, CPA

CFO

Garrett Truman is Astadia’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading all financial activities and ensuring alignment with the company strategy.

Garrett joined Astadia in 2014, bringing over 13 years of wealth of knowledge in the finance and service industries. His accounting and business administration skill set positions him to play a critical role in the organization. He started out as an Accounting Manager, overseeing Astadia’s accounting records where he quickly learned and helped implement the company’s financial processes and procedures and developed superior skills in managing the company’s finances.

In 2016, Garrett partnered with his wife to start TruBasa Consulting LLC and has been in a consulting role with Astadia until he was appointed to CFO.

Prior to joining Astadia, Garrett was an audit manager with McGladrey LLP. In this role, he performed audits of financial statements of governmental entities, not for profits and medium sized businesses throughout the State of Florida.

Garrett has also held accounting positions with Citi Private Equity Services and Julian & Grube, Inc. He has been a key player in the organization of Astadia’s back office function. His passion lies with continually improving the company’s processes and giving the company and his team the tools they need to be successful.
 
 
 
 

Steve Lack
Steve Lack

VP of Cloud Solutions

Steve Lack is Astadia’s Vice President, Cloud Solutions responsible for Astadia’s Cloud Strategy, Partnerships, and Cloud offerings portfolio.

Steve joined Astadia in the winter of 2016 from HCL Technologies where he was Customer Advocacy Head for many large HCL Infrastructure Services clients. His main responsibility was to bring innovative solutions to HCL’s substantial customer base while staying a step ahead in a continually evolving technical space.

Steve is a veteran of more than 25 years in the technology business, having been responsible for exponential revenue growth in multiple industries and new markets. Prior to HCL, Steve was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Solutions for DecisionOne where he was responsible for driving significant change in their service offerings. Steve was the Vice President of Infrastructure Services and Head of Strategic Alliances for CSS Corp, one of Amazon Web Service’s earliest adopters and resellers. He has been the Global Vice President of Sales for the $140M Infrastructure Services Unit of Mahindra Satyam. In that role, he was responsible for leading the Global Infrastructure Services sales team, as well as spearheading the company’s relationships with other software and service providers.

Steve has also held senior positions with Unisys, InfoClarus (a mobile software startup), Nortel Networks, Compaq, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He has been involved in the sales and delivery of several multi-million dollar IT consulting projects at some of the world’s largest financial, healthcare, and manufacturing companies.

Steve Steuart
Steve Steuart

Client Principal

Steve Steuart is Astadia’s Client Principal and Legacy Modernization expert, responsible for helping clients identify, eliminate, rejuvenate or modernize their mission critical applications to the cloud.

Steve is Astadia’s legacy modernization lead expert and offers over 30 years of mainframe expertise. He led the company’s first mainframe migration in 1993, and ever since then, he brings a wealth of expertise and real live experiences around legacy migrations. His passion for client success in due to the fact that he has led many clients over 90 mainframe migrations.

Along with is passion for mainframe modernization, Steve also carries over 25 years of experience in software and technology consulting to Fortune 500 companies. He has pioneered the development and evolution of several automated migration tool sets. Not only does he focus on his clients nationwide, but he also manages clients and business operations throughout Latin America and EMEA. His passion lies solely in getting his clients the business results they crave.

David MacSwain
David MacSwain

Client Principal

Dave MacSwain is Astadia’s Client Principal and is responsible for driving strategy and alignment in our Develop and Migrate services. David’s area of expertise falls under legacy modernization services and solutions.

David joined Astadia as a consultant in the winter of 2016 and full time in the spring of 2017. He brings with him over 30 years of IT experience in a wide range of positions within the commercial and federal government industries. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies information software systems. He became so good at selling software that companies asked him to create new products and services for these accounts.

His passion lies with Legacy Modernization systems and applications including Unisys (COBOL and MAPPER) and IBM systems. Since there are so many approaches to application modernization, including to reuse, rewrite or replace, he enjoys understanding your requirements and migrating you to a solution that works for your organization.
 

Desiree Lonigro
Desiree Lonigro

Director of Marketing

Desiree Lonigro is Astadia’s Director of Marketing with responsibility for leading all marketing initiatives, brand management and lead generation.

Desiree joined Astadia in the winter of 2016 with over fourteen years of marketing experience. Her first mission was to lay down the digital marketing foundation for the company. She revised the website in the spring and incorporated Hubspot into her daily marketing activities. She works closely with sales in executing go-to-market plans and brings in quality leads every month. She manages content in the form of emails, blogs, landing pages, webpages and social media on a daily basis. She sets the bar high in monthly metrics goals and regularly evaluates metrics across all of Astadia’s digital platforms.

Before joining Astadia, Desiree worked in marketing for defense, transportation, commercial real estate and technology industries. In her career, she has managed 5 company rebrands through Navistar, HPE and Astadia. While at CoStar, she executed lead customer engagement activities with a TCV of over $1 billion dollars. Her favorite project to date is working with Fast and Furious 6 to include product placement. She has done a 2 week product video shoot in death valley as well as marketing research project in the outskirts of South Africa. There is nothing she can’t handle.

She specializes in service marketing and her passion revolves around brand management. Desiree has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Marymount University and a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University.

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