Patrinely Group Appoints Nic Bustamante As Senior Vice President Development


HOUSTON, TX, February 2021 — Patrinely Group, a national real estate development, management, and investment firm, announced that Nic Bustamante would be joining the senior leadership team as the company’s SVP Development. Patrinely Group has completed $10 billion in transactions since 1983 and has established a strong, respected foundation, which it is leveraging to propel the company’s growth and offerings to now include data center development in major markets.

Nic joins Patrinely Group from Apple, where he has spent 6 years as the company’s Head of Global Infrastructure Strategy, Research, and Development, however, his experience in the industry dates back to the first data center boom in the early 2000’s where he led teams managing data center projects for Qwest and UUNET.

Nic possesses a remarkable awareness of the whole of the competitive commercial market from a product, price, location, and participant viability standpoint, which comes from not only his experience with Apple, but also from his perspectives gained while working at Rackspace, Microsoft, and early years. His 20 years of experience will allow him to successfully manage his responsibilities at Patrinely Group as the SVP Development including program and construction management, build-to-suit support, process and project improvement, procurement, and more.



Site Developer Jason Scandrol Joins EdgeMicro’s Veteran Leadership Team


DENVER, COLORADO – February 1, 2021 – EdgeMicro, an edge colocation company dedicated to delivering on the promise of edge computing has announced the strategic addition of Jason Scandrol to the company’s elite leadership team as Vice President of Operations.

Scandrol joins EdgeMicro from Vantage Data Centers, where he lead and executed the company’s data center development as the Director of New Development. In addition to his experience in his role at Vantage, Scandrol brings 20 years of broad and complex facilities management, construction management, and technical operations experience.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jason to the leadership team. He’s a long-time friend and perfect for the critical role of taking the solid operational foundation Loren built and scaling it with velocity” said Greg PettineEdgeMicro‘s Co-Founder & EVP of Business Development. 

Throughout his career, Scandrol had managed small tenant improvement projects up to the development of multi-phased green field builds exceeding 100 million dollars. Similar in nature to micro data centers (MDC), Scandrol has on deployment of telecom fiber regeneration and collocation facilities. He has always had the ambition to join early-stage companies and take ownership of their continuous evaluation, seeing companies like ViaWest grow from 100 employees to 500 employees during his tenure. Scandrol’s background includes numerous instances where he proved committed to putting his customers first. Combining his extensive experience, pioneering spirit, and his shared belief in a customer-first midset, Scandrol will join EdgeMicro and continue to help them achieve their goal of creating a connected world, regardless of geography.

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STACK Infrastructure Welcomes Brittany Marley as Vice President Client Executive


STACK Infrastructure, a leading provider of digital infrastructure to scale to the world’s most innovative companies, has hired Brittany Marley to serve as its Vice President Client Executive, with the assistance of CFS Partners. In her role, Brittany will report to Ty Miller, Chief Revenue Officer, and be accountable for establishing and growing relationships with select Hyperscale & Cloud Clients. Brittany will partner with target Client’s most significant influencers and decision-makers to make them aware of STACK’s capabilities to provide hyperscale campuses, build-to-suit data centers, colocation capacity, private data halls, and powered shell options. Brittany joins STACK from Equinix, serving as their Sr. Global Account Manager, responsible for global negotiations and strategic partnerships for the company’s largest cloud and hyperscale clients. She brings with her 25 years as a top-performing strategic negotiator in the data center and telecom infrastructure sector, with a focus on serving complex cloud and content providers and F500 enterprise customers.

Brittany joins STACK coming off of 4 years of extreme growth with Equinix. In perfect alignment with STACK’s current initiative of scaling their business, STACK’s next chapter also includes numerous expansion projects in new major US markets, as well as, enriching the depth of relationships with blue-chip clients and enriching its relationships with top prospective clients, which Brittany is prepared to own. Brittany also brings with her the mentality of solving problems for customers and prioritizing a level of trust, transparency, and respect with customers, which as a company STACK prides itself on achieving client relationships built on mutual transparency and respect.

DC BLOX Welcomes David Armistead as Vice President of Sales


ATLANTA – May 5, 2020DC BLOX, a multi-tenant data center provider delivering the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, is proud to welcome David Armistead, a technology sales veteran, as its new Vice President of Sales. Effective May 1, 2020, Armistead is responsible for the leadership, management and daily direction of DC BLOX’s retail, strategic, enterprise and channel sales.

Armistead has spent the past 25 years in numerous leadership positions across sales, marketing, operations and consulting services while working for domestic and international organizations including BridgePoint Group, Congruent Solutions and SunGard. Prior to joining DC BLOX, Armistead served as the Sales Vice President at C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company serving commercial and government clients across the southeastern U.S. In this role, he led the enterprise team for Value Added Resale (VAR), professional services and managed services sales and interfaced with the company’s manufacturing partner ecosystem to garner customer wins and grow revenues.

“David’s career and accomplishments align well with DC BLOX’s mission, and we’re excited to bring him on board,” said Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX. “His track record of strong leadership and consistency in exceeding quota targets while fostering strong relationships and reinvigorating sales strategies will surely contribute to the continued growth of DC BLOX. David is also located in Alabama with extensive relationships and knowledge of key DC BLOX markets. We look forward to David’s contributions to the success of DC BLOX, our partners and our customers.”

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the DC BLOX team and to support their growth across the Southeast and beyond,” comments Armistead. “I’ve been impressed with the DC BLOX team, the quality of their facilities and service offerings and their successful business model. I’m excited to play a key role in our future success.”

DC BLOX’s infrastructure services, including colocation, connectivity and cloud storage, are designed to support reliable, high-scale, data-intensive applications at the edge. DC BLOX offers its services across the Southeastern U.S. to enterprise, healthcare, life science, government, and education customers and through its MSP and VAR partners. Its current data centers are located in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Huntsville and Birmingham. All of DC BLOX’s data centers are SOC 2 Type 2 compliant, and its Huntsville and Birmingham facilities are built to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) government standards. DC BLOX is dedicated to meeting the infrastructure needs of businesses and strives to be the most secure, reliable, and trustworthy data center provider in the markets it serves.



Contegix Appoints David Michaud as Vice President & General Manager for Managed IT Services Business


Reading, Pa., March 31, 2020Contegix, the leading provider of managed IT solutions and managed application solutions, today announced that it has named tech industry veteran David Michaud as its new as Vice President and General Manager for its Pennsylvania-based managed IT services business unit. Michaud will be responsible for driving the strategy and growth of Contegix’s managed IT services business unit, which includes an outsourced service desk, cloud infrastructure, IT administration, and hardware distribution.

Michaud most recently served as the interim CEO at Apogee IT Services where he led the integration of three merged managed services providers (Pittsburgh, Toronto and Boston) into a regional leader in hosted private cloud for SMBs. He has more than 14 years of experience in Managed IT Services at Avnet Managed Technologies, SunGard Availability Services, LexisNexis Managed Technology Services and Apogee Managed IT Services.

“We are thrilled to have David on board, and we are confident that he will grow the business and establish Contegix as the regional managed IT powerhouse,” said Contegix CEO, Brad Hokamp. “As a customer-first technology executive, Dave will strengthen our strategic alliances, and continue to deliver a superior experience to our valued customers.”

“Contegix has a huge opportunity for growth in this market,” said Michaud. “Customer satisfaction is already higher than the industry standard, and now our mission is to help even more businesses be successful by easing the burden of their IT teams.”