Our Team

James Kudla

James Kudla

President

As the President of Tarrytech Computer Consultants, James Kudla specializes in management, new product development and business development. James earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Binghamton University and holds many technical certifications including the MCSE, CCNA and CCNP. As a former network systems engineer and network integrator, James brings our team 19 years of diverse IT industry experience. James and the talented team at Tarrytech are committed to Tarrytech’s mission, which is “To create and maintain harmony in your technical life through the design, installation, management, and support of smart technology solutions.


Barbara Kudla

Barbara Kudla

Vice President

Vice President Barbara Kudla is responsible for managing Tarrytech’s payroll, human resources, benefits and accounts payable & receivable. Barbara holds a BA in English, Literature and Rhetoric from Binghamton University, as well as a Master’s of Education from Pace University and Teacher’s Certification. A former director of customer service and director of accounts, Barbara brings our company nearly two decades of industry experience.


Roger

Roger

Senior Network Engineer

As our Senior Network Engineer, Roger specializes in remote network engineering support, including monitoring and alerts, backup & data offsite replication, mail servers like Exchange, client security deployment and maintenance, custom firewalls, virtual private networks, content filtering, system operating systems and servers. Roger earned a BS in Computer Engineering from NYU-Poly and now brings our team experience as a former field engineer and support specialist, making him the expert our clients depend on for reliable, expert service when they need it most.


Jerry

Jerry

Project Manager and Engineer

Jerry has been working in the IT field for over 10 years. His experience includes the support and design of large scale academic networks with thousands of computers. He is an expert in Microsoft technologies, Amazon Web Services, Security Process, as well as routing, switching, and primary server services. Jerry is in charge of developing objectives, scopes, timelines, feasibility and deployment for all projects. Between server reboots, Jerry loves to spend time with his lovely wife, their three dogs, and playing 18 holes.


Edickson

Edickson

vCIO - Virtual Chief Information Officer

Edickson is the original vCIO at Tarrytech establishing the business relationship with customers and helping them bring their business to the next level by offering the right technology solutions at the right time. His customer-first methodology has created harmony between the customer and the Tarrytech technical staff which provides solutions to their ever-evolving technology challenges. Edickson is an IT professional with fifteen years of industry experience in project planning and delivery, help desk management & IT Support, RMM & PSA toolset management, IT resource allocation management and strategic planning. Edickson earned a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems at CUNY City College, and a BS in Computer Information System as well as numerous technical certifications including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and MCTS.


Lenny

Lenny

IT Specialist

Lenny holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Buffalo, as well as multiple IT certifications. As part of the reactive team, he makes sure that any daily issues encountered on your network are resolved in a timely fashion. Having experience with desktop support on all operating systems helps but so does knowing how to work on Windows servers, virtual environments, and networking hardware. Lenny is a fitness lover, so when off work, you are likely to find him working out. He also enjoys spending time with family and watching movies with friends.


Geoffrey

Geoffrey

Senior Project Engineer

Geoffrey is a graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology where he received a bachelor's degree in Applied Networking and Systems Administration. Through the various projects and companies Geoffrey has worked for he has gained tremendous experience working with small businesses to large enterprises. A multifaceted IT Management professional who utilizes essential tech skills in executing Tarrytech projects and deploying all types of hardware. He devotes time and energy to understand your business functions and how IT can improve your business workflow. In his off time you will probably find him watching sports.


Elle Perez

Elle Perez

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Elle has spent most of her professional career in sales. She enjoys consulting and partnering with businesses to optimize their operations. A strong believer that transparency and integrity are two very important factors in the sales process, Elle strives to build strong relationships with Tarrytech clients. Elle holds a BBA degree and is currently an Executive MBA candidate at Penn State Global Campus. In her off time, she is heavily committed to advocating for the disabled and is the founding President of the Bancroft Parent Association.


Jesenia

Jesenia

Office Manager

Jesenia is in charge of handling our accounts receivable and accounts payable. She also manages the office to ensure everything runs smoothly on a day to day basis. She is a graduate of Mercy College where she received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. In her spare time she enjoys traveling around the world, playing sports like softball and basketball as well as spending time with her family and friends.


Derek Ramnarine

Derek Ramnarine

Network Administrator

Derek is one of our Network Administrators who bringing 8 years of experience in IT. Derek is a Technology enthusiast and expertise in providing technical solutions for companies and other Organizations which allows our client to use technology effectively and efficiently. Besides conquering the tech world Derek has a passion for living a healthy lifestyle.
On his free time, Derek enjoys home cooking, fitness and hanging out with friends and family
"When you cease to dream you cease to live." — Malcolm Forbes


J.J.

J.J.

Network Administrator

Joe has earned a Bachelor of Science in information Systems, as well as a dual minor in Business and Security, at Pace University. He also has earned a Master of Science in Information Assurance, with a concentration in Network Defense, at Capella University. Joe is a strong enthusiast in System Administration and Cybersecurity and has done projects on the side to keep learning in the growing fields. He has a passion for solving problems, small or large, and bringing satisfaction to users when resolving their IT issues and building relationships with clients. Joe currently holds certifications in CompTIA A+, CompTIA N+, AWS Solutions Architect Associate and Datto Technician Specialist 1. Joe enjoys watching sports (All New England teams), online gaming, watching movies with friends and learning new ways to use technology.


Shuichi

Shuichi

Network Administrator

Shuichi ensures that the vision and the service of Tarrytech is delivered by analyzing, developing IT strategy and providing control for our customers. Prior to his current role, he began his career in publishing as a Systems Engineer and served for several top hedge funds and assisted in crisis management.


Joe

Joe

Network Engineer / Centralized Services Lead

With his new found passion in IT Joe attacks his career like everything else in his life, full speed. After finishing first in his class and earning six industry certifications in under six months Joe is ready to handle any and all issues you may be experiencing. Joe is always striving to be better and showcases that with his never-ending lust for education. He brings a top notch level of customer service which he provides to all clients. On his off time Joe enjoys watching sports and spending time with his family.


Odin

Odin

vCIO - Virtual Chief Information Officer / Cyber Security Officer

Odin is a vCIO working with Tarrytech clients to help leverage technology in conjunction to their company strategy. He shows the client ways they can improve their bottom line through technology as well. He is there with them every step of the way as their needs grow and their business evolves. He knows how to help them understand and appreciate technology to make a positive impact and stay ahead of the curve in the ever changing technology landscape. Odin has over eighteen years of experience working as an IT Professional, with general IT support, cloud technology, data centers, and web development. He has led tech teams on large scale projects and supported many multi-million dollar businesses in a wide variety of industries. Odin graduated from The College of Westchester with a Multimedia Management and Graphics Design Associates Degree.


Sergio

Sergio

Network Engineer

Sergio holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking. Member of the reactive team, he diligently works on resolving client issues and assures that he leaves them with a positive customer service experience. He started his IT career in 2015 and has excelled in his abilities by learning and assisting in multiple IT fields ranging from Help Desk to Project work. On his off time, Sergio's interest include Photography, Videography, Health and Fitness.


Corey

Corey

Network Engineer

Corey is one of our Network Engineers working on our Reactive Team. He has been working in IT since high school and graduated from Western New England College with a Bachelor's in Information Technology. He played lacrosse during his 4 years there. Corey has a real passion for technology and thoroughly enjoys learning new techniques, problem-solving and completing the task at hand. He enjoys working with the team, and is always available to help. In his spare time, you can find him training at the gym, playing lacrosse, golfing, and snowboarding.


Christopher

Christopher

Desktop Support

Christopher holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Lehman College in The Bronx. He has a background in customer service across various industries which has prepared him for his role at Tarrytech. He considers himself a lifelong student and is always seeking to learn a new skill or acquire a bit of knowledge. He is currently in pursuit of IT certifications. In his spare time he likes to travel to new cities and beaches, read nonfiction, and to be politically engaged.


Thomas

Thomas

Support Engineer

Thomas has over 9 years of experience in the IT field. He has supported businesses across various industries and is well versed in the installation and support of various operating systems, environments, and networks. He is always trying to keep up with technology and is currently pursuing various certifications relevant to his field.


Cristian

Cristian

Network Engineer

Cristian has 10 years of experience in supporting technology infrastructure running the gamut from municipal institutions to private corporations. Having first started in hardware services in 2009, he soon found himself a part of the infrastructure and networking team. During this time he completed a degree in Electrical Engineering and earned his associate and professional networking certifications. During his free time Cristian enjoys spending time with family, swimming and tinkering with his home virtual lab.