PORTLAND, MAINE, March 25, 2022 —Systems Engineering, Inc announced Erik Thomas has been promoted to Director of Advisory Services effective immediately. Thomas joins the company's leadership team assuming greater responsibility for Systems Engineering's technology consulting practice, governance, risk, and compliance offerings.
"In a relatively short period of time, organizations of all types have had to prioritize initiatives for security and compliance, a space in which many businesses do not have sustainable solutions. It is a highly dynamic and complex playing field at the moment. Our Advisory Services team is on the leading edge of these immediate and long-term needs, and they deliver solutions in a sustainable, manageable way. Erik blazed that path and has assembled a team of experienced professionals." said Matt McGrath, President & CEO of Systems Engineering.
The Systems Engineering Advisory Services team provides small to medium-sized businesses with the technical leadership necessary to navigate complex technology adoption and management. “I am proud to be joining the leadership team here at Systems Engineering and excited by the opportunity to help clients with their IT, security, and compliance challenges. These challenges are intricate and require meticulous analysis and strategic planning, which the Advisory Services team can support," said Thomas.
Thomas joined Systems Engineering in 2014, bringing over a decade of experience with IT management, application management, and business operations. In his prior role, he served as Chief Operating Officer for a defense contractor responsible for manufacturing, quality, integrated logistics and support, supply chain management, and information technology and security.
Thomas received his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology w/concentration in Management Information Systems and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology.
The Systems Engineering Leadership Team
Matt McGrath | President and CEO
Mark Benton | Director, Product Management
Eric Tennyson | Director, Finance and Administration
Victoria Reed | Director, Project Management Organization
David Stephenson | Director, Engineering
Erik Thomas | Director, Advisory Services
About Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering is a 100% employee-owned IT strategy and managed services provider dedicated to enabling the exceptional in clients nationwide with offices in Portland, Maine, and Manchester, New Hampshire. Systems Engineering routinely undergoes a SOC 2 audit to ensure the organization meets the standards dictated by the Trust Service Principles (Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy). As a result of successfully completing yearly SOC 2 audits, Systems Engineering clients are assured that policies and procedures are consistently followed. System Engineering’s team of 150+ network engineers, managed security professionals, project managers, data management experts, and account managers are available 24×7, 365 days per year to meet the needs of our clients. From network design and installation to a full complement of managed IT, IT security, and cloud services, we have an IT solution that will allow your organization to reach its full potential – and enable the exceptional.