Founder, President and CEO
Christopher Stark is the president and CEO of Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. (Cetrom), which he founded in 2001. The true visionary behind the company, Stark knew there was a different way to manage technology that would provide instant access to valuable IT resources anytime, anywhere, anyhow. Little did he know he was pioneering the future of IT. Today, as true Cloud Computing is just gaining speed, Stark has already grown Cetrom into a leading provider of custom Cloud solutions with success that can be attributed to his personal resolve, ongoing commitment to maintaining excellent customer service, and a best-in-class technology infrastructure. By providing Cloud solutions with a 99.9 percent uptime guarantee to global SMBs, Stark ensures that companies—whether staffed by two or two thousand—have access to enterprise-class technology at a price they can afford.
Backed by over 25 years of experience in all facets of the IT industry, and holding some of the industry’s most prestigious technical certifications, Stark has his finger on the pulse of the IT industry and eyes toward the future.
Stark is a husband, father, licensed pilot, self-proclaimed computer geek and avid golfer. He grew up in Washington, D.C. and still lives in the metropolitan area with his family today.
Chief Information Officer
Mark Wright is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. and the company’s technology guru. With more than 12 years of experience in information technology, Wright oversees the technical operations of the company including leading strategic technical direction, delivering enterprise-class client solutions and handpicking the knowledgeable engineering staff. Wright is also responsible for maintaining the company’s guaranteed 99.9% uptime.
Wright’s oversight and direction of the Cetrom infrastructure has created a network that is one of the best in existence, which Wright considers one of his greatest personal accomplishments. The quality of the Cetrom network showcases the high level of skill and expertise that Wright has honed over the years by turning a hobby into a successful career. Wright’s previous experience in the security industry provided a foundation that emphasizes the importance of data security, high-availability networks and immediate access to valuable resources. Wright holds certifications from Microsoft® and Citrix®, and to this day retains his initial enthusiasm in IT, bringing not just experience, but a true passion for technology to the future of Cetrom.
Director of Strategy & Development
Jerry Shipley is responsible for strategy and development. Jerry has produced positive, bottom line results in Fortune 500 companies, startup companies and in consulting and partnering with clients at local, national, and international levels. He carries experience in 13 vertical markets or industries (e.g., telecom, SaaS, health care, utilities, maritime), demonstrating a skill set that is applicable to multiple markets and industries. This breadth of experience enables Shipley to understand multiple types of customers and provides solutions that are unique to them.
Shipley delivers value to his customers by applying his extensive experience in strategy, marketing, sales, communications, partnerships, business management, and organizational change and effective leadership to produce meaningful results.