Who We Are
Architects of modernization, engineers of automation, and agents of business transformation.
Our strong heritage in both applications and IT infrastructure are essential elements of our approach to developing new solutions. Today, it is the further integration of applications and infrastructure that unleashes the power of mobile connectivity, cloud computing, and data security.
Since 1975, we have partnered with our customers to accelerate the adoption of new information technology to create business value. Our passion for IT is guided by our vision of customers for life.
We believe in driving performance through innovation.
We are trusted advisors and a community of experts who believe in the power of IT to drive performance and deliver customer value.
Technology itself is not a magic solution. It takes integrated advisory, consulting, and managed services; experts with both IT and business acumen; and, industry-leading technology partners to accelerate time to value and deliver exceptional results. For more than four decades, we’ve been trusted advisors to thousands of customers across a broad spectrum of industries. Our tech experts have over 800 certifications and know how to deliver successful outcomes across platforms and specialties. From hybrid cloud to security to data—whether on-premise, in the cloud, or anywhere in between Rolta|Advizex offers the resources of a global company with the personalized support of local sales and technology resources.
C.R. Howdyshell is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of building strong teams, while establishing excellent customer and partner relationships to exceed business goals.
Since joining the company in 2003, C.R. has led several technology initiatives broadening the R|A value proposition to our customers. He also serves as the Rolta|Advizex Executive Partner for the VMware relationship.
Executive Vice President of Technology and Services
A seasoned technology executive recognized for his innovative use of IT to create business value. John is responsible for the Technical Strategy, Solutions Development, Presales Organization and Services Organization for Rolta|Advizex globally. He's responsible for setting the technical direction for as he works closely with OEM partners. He leads our technical teams to develop and support innovative customer solutions.
John joined Rolta|Advizex in 2009. In addition to his position with R|A, John also serves on the Board of Directors of Goodwill of SWPA and the Wounded Warrior Project of Western PA.
Executive Vice President of Sales
Mike oversees a sales force of more than 60 representatives across the US, including six regional sales Vice Presidents, and is responsible for establishing the sales strategy and execution for Rolta|Advizex. In addition to increasing revenues and profitability for the company, he works to develop and maintain executive-level relationships with prospects, customers and partners ensuring satisfaction at all levels.
Mike joined Rolta|Advizex in 2004 and has been a top performer in various roles from Account Executive through Vice President of our Mid-Market business – which he successfully built to become one of the company’s most successful business units.
Since 2015, Mike has been a member of the Tech Data HPE Executive Partner Advisory Council, where he advises Hewlett Packard Enterprise in field programs, pricing, and process recommendations. Additionally he acts as an overall ambassador to the HPE executive team for both Rolta|Advizex and Tech Data.
Chief Marketing Officer
An experienced leader of technology companies, strategies and people, Matt is Chief Marketing Officer for Rolta|Advizex. His specialties include partner management, business development/sales management, project management and he is also responsible for corporate IT and R|A communciations.
Mr. Gaudio is a graduate from Penn State University and holds many Penn State and Big Ten honors related to his time spent on the Penn State basketball team.
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Nicholas joined Rolta|Advizes as COO in April of 2014 and now oversees our Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing and Operations functions.
Prior to joining Rolta|Advizex, Nicholas was a Director in the Private Equity Services (PES) Practice at Alvarez & Marsal LLC, a global management consulting firm. There he grew the PES practice from startup to ~225 consultants and over $100MM in revenue. At Alvarez & Marsal LLC, Mr. Colagiovanni participated in more than 40 buy-side & sell-side transactions, business analysis reviews and performance improvement engagements across several industries for Private Equity sponsors.
Mr. Colagiovanni earned a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in accounting from the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Illinois.
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President – Finance
Matt is a results-oriented leader, with extensive experience in financial operations, strategic planning, business analytics, cash management and mergers and acquisitions.
Matt brings 25 years of leadership experience, primarily with professional services companies. Prior to joining Rolta|Advizex, he was CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of the Fedeli Group in Independence, Ohio. Prior to that, he held several senior financial roles at CBIZ, a national provider of insurance, risk management, retirement planning, payroll, tax and advisory services. Mr. Garito also held financial management positions at Lincoln Electric, SS&G and Penske Transportation, as well as an assurance role at Deloitte and Touche.
Mr. Garito earned a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from Lehigh University and is an actively-licensed CPA.