About Vertikal6

Meet your managed IT services partner

Putting technology to work for you—with a focus on the strategies that will give you an edge.

Here at Vertikal6, we don’t just pay attention to what we do. Instead, we concentrate on how we do it. Ongoing internal process improvements are key to our business’s unique culture.

We are a values-driven organization. Our company’s identity is grounded in our six core values. We take great pride in these principles, reminding our employees of their importance on a daily basis and ensuring that they guide every aspect of their professional practice.

Care Deeply

You can never spend too much time thinking and worrying about the client. The quality of our service begins and ends with caring.

Innovate Relentlessly

There’s always a way to improve. Provide new ideas and look for a better way. Remember there is always a way to do the impossible.

Service Sincerely

Our client’s interests come first. Replace self-pride with pride in client satisfaction. Sincerity results in success.

Collaborate Feverishly

Build bridges with your peers, partners and clients. They are a treasured resource — crucial to your success.

Listen Earnestly

When we listen to understand, not to reply, we share ideas and can then execute successfully for our clients.

Improve Eternally

If we do not learn, we’ll always be in the same place. Continuous development of your knowledge and skills is our sustainable competitive advantage.

Meet the Team

Rick Norberg
Rick NorbergCEO

As CEO of Vertikal6, Rick empowers his team to take clients’ use of technology to the next level. He’s constantly striving to make Vertikal6 a truly great place to work – as evidenced by its five-time inclusion among Providence Business News’s Best Places to Work.

Prior to becoming Vertikal6’s CEO, he started RhodeOne Technology Solutions in 2002. The company provided email hosting, Sharepoint, CRM, backup, custom hosting, and cloud services to resellers across New England. In 2010, he co-created AtrionSMB and was instrumental in growing the company from $300,000 in revenue in its first year to over $5 million. This success earned the company a spot on Providence Business News’s Fastest Growing Companies list in 2014. Rick was awarded Providence Business News’s 40 Under 40 award in 2012 for his career successes as well as the strength of his commitment to making a difference in his community. Before this, he held Sales Engineering roles at Dell, Symantec, and Xevo.

Rick is deeply involved with Vertikal6’s greater community. He has served on various boards including Junior Achievement of Rhode Island and the Cranston Chamber of Commerce. As head of the Boy Scouts of America STEM committee for Narragansett Council, he is focused on improving programs at Scouts Day Camp and increasing STEM education—which will be vital for the next generation’s success. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Computer Information Systems from Bryant University, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Harry Curran
Harry CurranCOO

After joining Vertikal6 in 2011, Harry played leadership roles in a number of strategic customer, vertical, and product functions including company operations and the design and delivery of product and service offerings. Harry’s exceptional performance as a manager enabled Vertikal6 to establish itself as the leading IT outsourcing firm in Rhode Island.

With over 18 years of experience in the software industry and technology sector, Harry has worked as a software engineer, consultant, and business operations manager. In these roles, he has designed and developed various software systems and applications for specific verticals. For the construction industry, these include estimation, just-in-time order and supply, and mobile and web-based payroll systems. He has also specialized in developing financial and executive reporting systems.

Harry is gifted with intuition as well as an innate ability to inspire others to pursue a common goal. His gifts have been instrumental in adapting Vertikal6’s operations during periods of rapid growth. Above all, he takes pride in upholding Vertikal6’s core values, which continue to motivate him to better serve clients and lead employees towards success.

Rebecca Verity
Rebecca VerityController
Holly Norberg
Holly NorbergProject Manager
Drew Hill
Drew HillClient Success Team Lead
Mike Bentley
Mike BentleyAccount Manager
Crystal Schaeffer
Crystal SchaefferSolutions Associate
Mark Amargo
Mark AmargoDedicated Service Engineer
Heather Starrett
Heather StarrettFinance Clerk
Ben Green
Ben GreenApplication Developer
Julia Tucker
Julia TuckerService Desk Coordinator
Karina Dure
Karina DureService Desk Technician
Trish King
Trish KingDirector of Client Success
Karly Nickerson
Karly NickersonMarketing Manager
Matt Gradzewicz
Matt GradzewiczSales Executive
Joe Sabala
Joe SabalaAccount Manager
Caleb Roosa
Caleb RoosaSenior Dedicated Service Engineer
Matt DeSalvo
Matt DeSalvoSenior Systems Engineer
Michael Brown
Michael BrownDeployments Team Lead
Adam Taylor
Adam TaylorNOC Associate II
Alex Teoli
Alex TeoliService Desk Technician
Abhishek Bhuvanendran
Abhishek BhuvanendranService Desk Technician
Dan Goldstein
Dan GoldsteinNOC Manager
Johna Krushnowski
Johna KrushnowskiChannel Manager
Matt Brouillard
Matt BrouillardSenior Account Manager
Jon Essex
Jon EssexSenior Solutions Architect
Dean Gerjets
Dean GerjetsDedicated Service Engineer
John Silva
John SilvaSystems Engineer
Dennis Alonzo
Dennis Alonzo Deployments Apprentice
Blake Barrie
Blake BarrieNOC Associate II
Kakrona Sothan
Kakrona SothanService Desk Technician
Lee Pavao
Lee PavaoService Desk Technician
Kyle Dowding
Kyle DowdingApplication Development Manager
Steve Doman
Steve DomanSenior Consultant
Brenda Hammerschmidt
Brenda HammerschmidtSenior Account Manager
Steve Allcock
Steve AllcockSenior Solutions Architect
Dan Shackleton
Dan ShackletonDedicated Service Engineer
Ronald Dalomba
Ronald DalombaNetwork Engineer
Sean McDonough
Sean McDonoughApplication Developer
George Sepulveda
George SepulvedaService Desk Team Lead
Pavli Nashed
Pavli NashedService Desk Technician
Josue Madera
Josue MaderaService Desk Technician

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