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JAMES HWANG

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)


As CEO, James Hwang is responsible for each and every person in the Cal Net family to achieve excellence through constant affirmation and embodiment of our core values: Responsiveness, Caring, Teamwork, Excellence, Integrity, and Relish. James has a proven executive management track record and more than 17 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to taking over as CEO at Cal Net, James served as VP of Sales and Marketing. After only two years, he was promoted to Executive Vice President, where he created and executed Cal Net’s Managed Services Sales, Project Services, and Go-To-Market (GTM) strategy.  Previously, James led Field Sales and Engineering at Hewlett-Packard and EMC after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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LUCA JACOBELLIS

CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER (CCO)


A winner of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s “40 under 40” award for leadership, Luca Jacobellis joined Cal Net Technology Group in September of 2000. Today, he oversees strategic vision and direction for the company. Luca is responsible for organizational evolution and integration of acquisitions, new business units, as well as building strategic partnerships. Under Luca’s leadership, Cal Net has completed three acquisitions, diversified its solution portfolio, and evolved its technology strategy while growing from 3 to over 100 employees.

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TONY SHEPHERD

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)


Tony brings to Cal Net over 25 years of financial management experience with extensive business planning and operations experience.  Tony’s background spans diverse industries in both large and small companies.  Prior to coming to Cal Net, Shepherd served as Chief Financial Officer at HALEX COPORATION, PARTS NOW! LLC, FutureLogic, Inc., Extrumed, LLC and Frontier Broadcast Holdings, LLC.  In these roles, Tony gained extensive experience identifying, developing, and implementing strategic priorities and providing vision and leadership drive achievement of challenging goals.  As CFO at Cal Net, Tony is responsible for all finance, accounting, internal IT and procurement.

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RANDY NIEVES

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO)


Randy brings more than 25 years of experience in technology to the table with a broad base of operational, consulting, and logistics skills. As CTO, he’s responsible for solutions strategy, product and service development, and cloud transformation. Randy has helped identify and launch Cal Net’s future products and services, using industry best practices and guidelines such as ITIL and Agile. Responsible for the entire product lifecycle management process, Randy works with vendors and partners to develop industry-disruptive and profitable offerings.

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SUZANNE HARRIS

VP & CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (CHRO)


Suzanne has over 30 years of experience in human resources that she brings to her role as VP & Chief Human Resources Officer at Cal Net.  Specializing in small to mid-size organizations, her broad experience includes employee relations, organizational development, labor law compliance, benefit administration, payroll, HRIS, and talent acquisition. Prior to joining Cal Net Technology, Suzanne held leaderships positions with inhouseIT, Bixby Land Company, and Bixby Ranch Company where she and her department supported 350+ employees.   Suzanne holds a B.S. in Management from the Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business, and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

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BOB DESCHAMPS

VICE PRESIDENT OF MANAGED SERVICES


As Cal Net’s VP of Managed Services, Bob directs Cal Net’s Managed Services operations, which includes 6 technical directors and nearly 70 client-facing engineers, technicians, and client service representatives.  Prior to joining Cal Net’s senior leadership team, Bob held a similar role at inhouseIT, who was acquired by Cal Net in July of 2016.  Before inhouseIT, Bob ran a partner channel sales teams with software vendors, Microsoft and RES Software, was Area VP for systems integrator, DynTek, and spent nearly 7 years in finance with electronics distributor, Arrow Electronics.  Given his well-rounded experience in operations, sales, and finance, Bob brings a uniquely mature and respected perspective to the Cal Net executive ranks.  Some of Bob’s passions outside of his work life include traveling with his family, playing and listening to live music, living an active lifestyle, and occasional visits to the great wineries of California.

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BRAD ELLIS

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVANCED SERVICES


Brad brings over 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Operations to his role as Vice President of Cal Net’s Advanced Services.  He has served as a technical consultant, directed IT an Operations in the enterprise space and has held multiple leadership roles in the Managed Service Provider industry.  Brad has a passion for improving operational efficiency by implementing and leveraging business intelligence and business process automation best practices.  Brad is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and camping, and enjoys listening to live music, reading and autocross racing.

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