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.

Led

Lead Web Developer

Led 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. Led is also a musician, car fan, and all-around nice guy.

Gabe

Lead Computer and Network Technician

Gabe 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 Gabe loves to cook and roast coffee.

Erica

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!

Faith

Administrative Assistant

Faith has lived in the Rochester area all of her life. She graduated from Monroe Community College with a degree in Liberal Arts as well as The College at Brockport with a degree in Recreation. Faith is passionate about bringing her efficiency and customer service skills to Simple Tech Innovations. In addition to working at Simple Tech, she enjoys reading, crocheting and spending time with family.

Art

After serving as a United States Marine, Art founded a computer consulting firm in 1987, where he acquired his first web server in 1994. After incorporating in 2005, Art served as CEO of SiteSteward, Inc. until 2018 and brings with him nearly a quarter of a century of experience, helping hundreds of customers succeed on the web. A native of Hilton NY, when Art’s not spending time with family, you’ll find him reading a good book, sharing a great quote or leading a team of nerds in a competitive battle of internet spaceships.

Nick

Computer and Network Technician

Born and raised in Rochester, Nick is well versed in technology. He spent several years working in RIT’s own IT support group, where he learned how enterprise networking and systems deployment worked.  He enjoys spending his time hanging out with friends and coding, from making twitter bots to open source libraries. When not coding he frequently plays card games or video games and loves a good horror film.

Adam

Web Developer

Adam was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Alfred State College with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Application Software Development, and has now been designing & developing websites for over 10 years. Helping customers accomplish their goals, and succeeding on the web, is a point of great satisfaction for him. Adam also enjoys spending time with family, watching movies, and is an avid disc golfer.