Our Team

We simply became exhausted with how most organizations forced the client to fit into the mold of what they bring to the table. The take it or leave it approach is the very reason we started this organization. Our name speaks to our most prized attribute: “Agility”

We work with the client’s needs. That is our main priority. In us you have a committed business partner because we see the entire migration event as our responsibility.

WE DON’T SIT ON THE SIDELINES

Even though it could be out of our scope of responsibility, where we can be of value, we don’t sit on the sidelines. We help because the ultimate goal is to make sure that your transition is successful. This is the ethos of teamwork!

MEET THE LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Andy Abbas

PRESIDENT & CEO

With over 30 years of IT experience, including decades of service in various IT leadership positions, Andy’s experience at companies like AT&T and Sears provided him with an invaluable focus on applications, systems, and data center relocations. At AT&T, he led efforts in developing and streamlining processes for data center consolidations. After co-founding DAG in 2007, in just a few short years, the company established itself as an industry leader in the field of data center migrations and related services. With Andy’s guidance, DAG has earned a reputation for leveraging technical expertise in the achievement of customers’ business needs and goals. Over the years, he has learned technical expertise isn’t enough if it’s not properly focused on achieving business needs and goals. Andy is always looking to minimize business downtime, devise creative solutions for managing transitions, and facilitate faster transitions to help companies more quickly realize the benefits of the transition. Andy’s professional mission is to provide solutions that truly fulfill the needs of businesses, and his background uniquely qualifies him for the fulfillment of that mission.

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Stoney Gwitira

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & COO

Stoney Gwitira’s vast experience in Storage and Computer System Administration inspired him to co-found DAG in 2007. As the Vice President of Information Technology, he supports DAG’s philosophy of providing professional specialized storage solutions. Stoney is committed to strengthening the options available to clientele and often works hands-on in a variety of client environments. Before DAG, Stoney worked with AT&T as a Senior Technical Architect in a Storage Planning and Solution Architecture role. During his 12 years with AT&T, Stoney migrated over 500TB and 500+ hosts across multiple Storage array vendors worldwide. Stoney holds an Associate of Science degree – Computer Science from Southwestern Christian College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, Advanced studies in Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington, and two master’s degrees: MBA – Management Information Systems; MBA – Technology and Engineering Management from Dallas Baptist University. Stoney is an active member of the Association of IT Professionals in Dallas, Texas, and volunteers at Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, TX.

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Salima Abbas

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CFO

Salima co-founded DAG in 2007. She, along with the other senior officers of DAG, established the Vision, Core Values, and Principles of DAG. Her leadership and talent for making rapid assessments of diverse situational challenges have provided the focus for her multi-functional role with DAG. Salima oversees the business operations and management of key functions for DAG, including human resources, strategic planning, resource acquisition, finance, and engineering. Prior to DAG, Salima worked with Logility, Inc., where she had responsibility for several marketing functions. She specialized in the creation of strategic and operations materials for their core operations. Salima attended Loyola University in Chicago and the University of North Texas where she studied in Management Information Systems. As an entrepreneur, Salima has enjoyed watching the company grow and provide opportunities for associates and partners in the marketplace. She takes great satisfaction in knowing that DAG is providing critical services with every engagement and understands the magnitude of caring for our client’s critical data. She is passionate about our track record of success and high client satisfaction ratings.

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Paul Brown

VICE PRESIDENT, CLOUD, ARCHITECTURE & SECURITY

Paul Brown’s industry expertise includes pharmaceutical, state and local government, higher education, banking and insurance, healthcare, oil and gas, the gaming industry, financial services, real estate, etc. As a business-minded technology generalist, Paul offers leadership services to develop, improve or transform IT functional areas, leading the IT organization to delivery upon today’s strategic initiatives in a fashion that is aligned with the trajectory of the Industry. Paul’s strengths as a portfolio manager, change manager, IT Director, architect, and functional manager for departments (network, storage, virtualization, or security) is invaluable.

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Greg Culbertson

VICE PRESIDENT, SALES & MARKETING

Greg Culbertson has a lengthy and successful career in a variety of sales and business development roles for numerous leading IT services companies. Greg has a passion for working with new clients and shaping solutions that contribute to their success. His experience working closely with sales, marketing, and sales operations uniquely qualify him to lead the business development and growth for DAG. Greg started his career with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) where he was repeatedly recognized as a top performer for his achievements. He has also worked in a variety of sales positions with CSC Consulting, CGI, Perot Systems, CompuCom, and Atos. He has led the sales for value-added solutions from smaller engagements to larger, complex, outsourcing solutions that have included both applications as well as infrastructure-related services.

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Penny Arney

DIRECTOR, DATA CENTER SERVICES

Penny Arney has worked in the IT Services industry for eight years. As Director of Data Center Infrastructure and Relocation Services, Penny performs a vital sales and solutioning role, bringing new business to DAG, as well as overseeing physical data center relocations, data center inventory activities, and data center assessments. Penny thrives in a challenging environment, which allows her to use problem-solving skills and present solutions to her customers. In prior positions, Penny worked as an Account Representative, Master Scheduler, and an International Planner, where she has successfully coordinated and managed international shipments to all areas of the world. Penny holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, an MBA from Anderson University, and an MHA from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. Penny is a member of AFCOM and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce.

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Phil Riley

DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Phil Riley brings more than 20 years of IT experience and problem-solving with a career spanning several industries, including insurance, real estate, and the gaming industry. He has extensive experience as an operator, a data center engineer, producer for top tier web and mobile applications, performance marketing, and a solutions architect. Phil is a solution and results-focused leader who takes care of his team and isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty. After spending many years in Dallas and the East Bay of San Francisco, he currently resides in Austin, Texas.

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