Founder & CEO
PCG was founded in 1996 by David Hodgdon, a discerning business leader in the IT industry. The Company has evolved over the last 23 years to be one of New England’s premiere Managed IT/Proactive Service Companies. PCG’s success is deep-rooted in Dave’s integrity and development of sound business relationships within the IT industry and the business sector.
Prior to founding PCG, Dave served as Vice President and Director of Sales at NECB. Under his leadership that Company grew to be the #1 Value-Added Reseller in New England.
PCG’s growth and the demand for more technical services and client needs dictated the founding of a second location in Dover, NH in 2013. Dave’s commitment to exemplary customer service, his passion for his employees and the ability to cultivate a world class management team has earned PCG consistent recognition as a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, HP Premiere Sales and Service Center, Cisco Certified Security Expert and to be recognized nationally as one of New England’s premiere IT companies
Director of Admin Operations / Human Resource Manager
Janel ensures PCG runs smoothly and consistently. She is responsible for the creation, implementation, invoicing and monitoring of all PCG agreements. She continually works to improve and resolve work flow as she streamlines the Service Boards to ensure quick, accurate and timely responses to our highly important SLA end users.
Janel builds and provides valuable metric reporting . She maintains friendly and willing interpersonal communication with each client and vendor.
In addition, Janel also manages the Human Resource Department for PCG. All hiring, onboarding, reviews, file compliance, and government updates are processed through her. Annual medical and dental reviews, employee IRA reviews and benefits are coordinated through her office.
Janel attributes her success to her focus in Business Management, Human Resource Certification, ConnectWise Certification and additional Leadership Courses through UNH. She is a valued part of our Management Team.
Senior Network Engineer
JC Carr is a Network Engineer with a BS in Computer Information Technology from the Southern University of NH as well as an AAS in Computer Networking Technology from the University of Alaska. JC has also been certified by the International Customer Service Association and certified as a network associate with Cisco Systems. He specializes in the on-boarding process for our SLA clients, as well as cloud backup, managed antivirus, networking, SQL and automation solutions. As a former Network Switching System Installer for the US Army, JC’s 14 years of IT industry experience and passion for excelling at everyday opportunities make him an invaluable member of the PCG team. His favorite technology is networking in general, because it lays the groundwork for everything that we do at PCG!
Senior Network Engineer
Steve Ripper holds a BS from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire and is a Certified Microsoft MCSA & MCSE with more than 18 years of IT industry experience. Steve handles our clients’ network administration, infrastructure consulting, MS Exchange and advanced troubleshooting and is the lead engineer for our managed service accounts. Steve specializes in Microsoft Active Directory, HP Servers and Exchange email systems, and enjoys helping companies navigate the complexity of IT.
Dan Currier is an MSCA and A+ certified Network Engineer with experience in network administration, server builds and testing, printer repairs, and hardware & software deployment. He specializes in Windows Server O/S, HP Proliant servers and printer repair and also takes care of our managed service clients here at PCG. Dan’s education includes technician training from Northeast Career Schools Associates and he also studied Business Management at NHTI. With 15 years of IT industry experience in PC assembly and repair, computer service and onsite network maintenance, Dan is the technology professional our clients can count on for prompt, efficient service. His favorite technology is server hardware and building servers is his favorite thing about working at PCG.
Senior Network Engineer
As our Senior Network Engineer, Dan Sweeney is responsible for a wide range of duties here at PCG. These include onsite SLA network administration, vendor management, Cisco firewalls, wireless solutions, wiring infrastructures and much more. Dan attended Hesser College and holds certification as a Cisco CNE, Microsoft MCSE and HP Server Specialist. He brings our team 17 years of IT experience as a former field service technician and service manager, and a former member of the US Air Force. Dan’s favorite technology is routers, and he most enjoys the team environment at PCG and the constant challenges of wide area networks.
Lonnie is a Senior Network Engineer with 19+ years’ experience in the computer industry. As a Microsoft Certified System Engineer, Lonnie joins PCG’s Centralized Managed Services team and will assist in the on-boarding process for our SLA clients, Implementing Our IT Process to institute best practice and standards, advanced networking, and automation solutions. His experience included responsibility for administration and maintenance of enterprise Exchange mail server, backup servers and application and systems support to all employees. Lonnie's past experience was the design and implementation of disaster recovery plans, administration of enterprise servers, network infrastructure and security and support of over 500 employees world-wide.
Lonnie’s wealth of knowledge in Wide Area Networks, Virtual Networking and Advanced Networking services serves as a tremendous asset to helping our clients resolve their IT needs.
Director of Finance
As PCG’s Director of Finance, DeeDee Stillman is a certified Synnex Financial Specialist with a BS in Business Management from the University of New Hampshire and eight years of finance experience. DeeDee is responsible for the development and maintenance of our financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, credit control as well as providing timely and accurate financial statements and reports. She also oversees PCG’s bookkeeping functions, including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. DeeDee specializes in financial planning, P&L management, budget development and cash flow management.
Bill Kenny holds a BS from Bates and IT Certification through Great Bay Community College. He is Network+ Certified and has over 3 years of IT industry experience. Bill's responsibilities include Help Desk, Virus/Malware Removal, PC Troubleshooting/Repair and Wiring. Bill's specialty at PCG is Virus/Malware removal and PC repairs . His favorite part of being at PCG is working with knowledgeable co-workers as well as solving peoples everyday computer problems.
Executive Administrator, Doreen Sweeney, is a welcome addition to the PCG team. She is responsible additionally for PCG's service/dispatch portal. Doreen received her paralegal degree from Northern Essex Community College and has spent over twelve years serving the public in the area of criminal law. She is a Notary Public as well as a Justice of the Peace. Her passion, energy and IT knowledge are a welcome addition to the PCG staff. Her ambition to ascertain top customer service is furthered by her ability to engage daily with accomplished PCG technicians.
John A. Howes
John Howes is the Account Manager here at PCG. John attended Texas Lutheran University where he received his B.A. in Administrative Management. He also holds an A.S. degree in Information Technology from San Antonio College. John has worked at various software companies and brings over 20 years of account management and professional services management experience to PCG. As Account Manager, he is responsible for obtaining new customers and ensuring that the implementation process is successful and seamless.
Orion is a Hardware Specialist and has comprehensive skills in troubleshooting solving clients PC and Notebook problems. His ability to remediate and remove Viruses, Malware and Spyware has made him a great resource for PCG and its client base. Orion is experienced with Microsoft Windows 7,8 and 10 Operating Systems. He works well as part of our team and independently to complete his service tickets and assigned tasks. Orion's Customer service skills are Amazing! Orion received his IT education from the Sanford Regional Technical Center. Orion holds Technical Certificates from Cisco (CCNA) and in Computer Repair and Networking.