Dave Hodgdon

David Hodgdon
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 20 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

Our Team

Janel Scheick
Director of Operations

Janel Scheick ensures our business is always running smoothly and effortlessly, working as the liaison between our clients and our technicians to provide accurate, accountable services that improve our clients’ operational efficiency. Janel’s responsibilities encompass procurement, customer service and distribution as well as overseeing the day-to-day activities of PCG. She attended Northern Essex College and is certified with ConnectWise, offering more than five years of IT industry experience and strong business acumen. Janel’s favorite part about working for PCG is hearing that sigh of relief from our clients, the moment when they realize that their data is still there. In addition to customer service management, system analysis and vendor management Janel also monitors our clients’ revenue margins and worker productivity to help them implement new directives for growth.

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David Blanton
Vice President, IT Director

David Blanton is PCG’s Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. David joined PCG in 2011 to help drive process and manage PCG’s technical team. David received his education from University of Florida/Tampa. His ability to problem solve, manage client service issues, and escalate cases for remediation are his specialties. David’s previous experience includes Director of IT at Greenpages, Director of IT at Substructure, and Senior Systems Engineer at Anvil International. David loves the pulse and endless variety of technical challenges that face PCG each and everyday.

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Clay Walters
Director of Managed Services/Senior Systems Engineer

Clay Walters is PCG's Director of Managed Services. Clay holds a BS in Information Technology with a Systems Analysis and Design option from Granite State College. He is also a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 and StorageCraft Certified Engineer (SCE). Clay specializes in advanced problem solving for our clients and leads our Central Managed Servcies Division. Clay is responsible for our backend systems that proactively manage or clients. He also handles remote monitoring and management, business continuity & disaster recovery solutions, internal business processes and procedures and network project installs for our managed services clients. Clay brings our team four years of industry experience, with deep expertise in networking, virtualization and automation. His favorite technologies are StorageCraft ShadowProtect and Windows PowerShell, and his favorite thing about working at PCG is the constant stream of novel and challenging problems he gets to solve.

Mathew Kinley
Service Manager

Matt brings energy and a love for Customer Service to PCG and its clients. Matt has 5 years of experience and was recently promoted to manage PCG’s Dover location. Matt will run the day to day operations at our Dover office. Matt is an HP Certified Technician and his specialties are with PC/Notebook Hardware Repair, Troubleshooting, Help Desk, and Virus Removal. Matt prides himself on his exceptional customer service and communications with our clients. Matts favorite part of his job is that he gets to work with many different technologies and loves working with people.

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JC Carr
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!

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Steve Ripper
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.

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Dan Currier
Network Engineer

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.

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Dan Sweeney
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.

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Lonnie Cherry
Senior Engineer

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. Prior to PCG, Lonnie worked at GreenPages Technology Solutions for more than a decade.  His experience included responsibility for administration and maintenance of enterprise Exchange mail server, backup servers and application and systems support to all employees. He was most recently the Senior Engineer at Anvil International in Exeter NH where he was responsible for design and implementation of disaster recovery plans, administration of the enterprise’s 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.

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Joshua Richard
Senior Technician

Josh has a vast background in diagnostics and troubleshooting, Josh brings phenomenal customer service and detailed communication assets to our PCG team.  His responsibilities include Network Admin, Help Desk, PC repair and maintenance for Virus/malware removal and system performance. Josh is Star2Star Certified and handles the design and installation of our VoIP Phone Systems. Other specialties will be Digital signage, SONOS installations, Wiring, and Documentation into PCG’s Wiki. Josh is passionate about the PCG environment, the willingness of others to teach and learn as a team and ultimately providing the best customer experience for the end user. Josh loves Music and is a Percussionist for the Strafford Wind Symphony.

Deedee Stillman
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, and her favorite thing about working for PCG is the laid back but efficient work atmosphere.

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Bill Kenny
Help Desk/Technician

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. When not at work, he enjoys fishing and plays in a rock 'n roll band.

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Riley Maguire
Help Desk/Technician

Riley Maguire is one of PCG's technicians. He is part of our Help Desk and Professional Services team. His customer service skills and ability to problem solve has made him a Remote Specialist for PCG. Riley has had an interest in computers since the age of 8. A graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, Riley received his A.S. in Information Technology Networking. Riley has been with PCG for the past two years repairing computers and assisting and educating clients remotely. He enjoys being able to alleviate headaches caused by difficulties with computers. In his free time, Riley enjoys sightseeing around New England.

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Doreen Sweeney
Executive Administrator

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. She has two adult children who are her pride and joy. She enjoys gardening, cooking, outdoor activities and laughing! Her ambition to ascertain top customer service is furthered by her ability to engage daily with accomplished PCG technicians.

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John A. Howes
Account Manager

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. John enjoys traveling and hiking. He loves establishing new and lasting relationships with customers that are not only professional but also uniquely personal.

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Justin Lightizer
Technician/Help-Desk

A student of Seacoast School of Technology, Justin has a great depth of knowledge in computer servers, workstations and peripherals. His efficiency and communication skills offer customers a great experience with PCG. He prides himself on his ability to explain things simply to the end user in an informative manner. A former Rocky Coast employee, Justin’s vision far exceeds his multimedia experience. He is responsible for trouble-shooting, Help-Desk/Triage, New user PC/Notebook setups, spy removal and more. And he’s a total badass!

Orion Graves
Technician/Help Desk

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!!- He got this experience while working at Liberty Mutual' s Help Desk Center in Portsmouth. Orion received his IT education from the Sanford Regional Technical Center. Orion holds Technical Certificates from Cisco (CCNA) and in Computer Repair and Networking. Orion has Twin girls that are almost 1 years old.

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