Rich Schierer has 20 years’ experience in the Information Technology field. Rich is responsible for leading, managing and running the IT departments of SMB. He is a Proactive Technical Expert, heading the design and implementation of operational processes and tools in support of his his customers and employers. Areas of focus include security, disaster recovery/business continuity, computer infrastructure, troubleshooting and operations.
Rich has held management/technical positions within various industries
including: retail, accounting, manufacturing, and healthcare. Rich managed IT operations where he personally advised CEOs, CFOs, partners and upper management in how the strategic upgrades and use of technology could assist them in reaching business goals. He planned, budgeted for and personally executed such projects as Y2k compliance for professional services firms as well as HIPAA compliance for healthcare providers with multiple offices crossing state lines.
Rich is skilled at analyzing business risk models and creating practical and cost effective Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plans and Information Security Policies, both areas of great importance to local business owners.
Rich was a founding member of the board of directors of the NY Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners, where he was the Director of Information. Rich served as a Class-A Firefighter with the Malverne Volunteer Firefighter from 1987-1997 as the head of several committees and was a key member of the Chief's Council.
Rich resides in Mooresville NC and is an active member of the community.