Who we are

Andrew Hollister

President & CEO

With over 11  years of experience in the industry, Andrew brings a wide variety of skills to the table. Server deployments, network infrastructure development, software design, and project management are just a few to mention. These skills have been developed in production enterprise I.T. environments. He has spent much of his time since 2007 doing HIPAA law research and training specifically in the area of Medical I.T. security and has logged over 1000 hours in the subject. Andrew has taken the company and helped the company grow 200% each year since 2007.

Jill O'neill

Administrative Support

Jill has many years of experience in an office support role, wearing many hats at times. She earned an associate degree from Alfred State in Human Services, as well as an associate degree from Arizona State in Animal Vet Tech Science. She also worked at Kodak in the 90’s and Unity Hospital in the Dialysis department. Currently, she provides customer service and billing assistance while learning about the IT world and helping the company grow. Making a personal connection with each client is very important to her. In her free time Jill enjoys boating, concerts, and attending her three teenage boys’ sporting events.

Ledwing Hernandez

Web Developer

Ledwing is an area native and graduate of St. John Fisher College’s journalism degree program. In addition, he is a recent graduate of the Udacity Front-End Web Development certification course. A former Acer/Gateway support technician, he used his experiences to help change careers over to Web development and has branched out independently to experimental web technologies such as WebVR. Ledwing is also a musician, car fan, and all-around nice guy.

Gabriel Schickling

Computer and Network Technician

Gabriel lives in Geneseo but grew up in the Rochester area. Currently pursuing his degree in Computer Systems and Network Technology. He has many tech certifications including Comptia Network + and Security +. He previously worked as an AT&T U-verse Technical Support Agent. There, he was known for his unique ability to explain technical terminology in a way that was easy to understand for the customer. He is especially interested in network security and new emerging technologies. In his free time Gabriel loves to cook and roast coffee.

Erica Fardette

Purchaser/Vendor Relations Contact

Erica grew up in the Finger Lakes area where she spent much of her time with her Grandpa at his home in Naples, NY. She received her B.S. in psychology from SUNY Brockport and is currently pursuing an M.S in mental health counseling. In addition to being very frugal, an asset to her job at Simple Tech, Erica enjoys several creative outlets, including writing, musical theater, and traditional food preservation. She’s happy to join the Simple Tech team!