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CTN Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1997 by Drew Morrisroe to provide IT services to organizations large and small who expect and deserve a trusted partner. Today, CTN is a leading IT service provider headquartered near Philadelphia with clients who represent many industries, throughout the United States, and internationally.
CTN has experienced phenomenal growth fulfilling the demand for trusted, skilled, and reliable IT services, including staffing. At various times throughout our history, our company has been recognized as one of Philadelphia’s 100 fastest growing privately-held companies. Our team of talented employees are the best in our industry and they, along with our management team, have been recognized for their leadership and commitment to excellence.
Whether you’re looking for IT support on a single project or your organization wants to completely outsource to the cloud, you’ll find a trusted partner for anything and everything technology.
President & CEO
Drew Morrisroe is an innovative entrepreneur and senior executive leader with more than two decades of success across the technology, not-for-profit, higher education, and management consulting industries.
Drew began his information technology career in 1991 – while in high school – when he served as a part-time assistant to the director of information systems at InterDigital Communications Corporation, a leader in the wireless industry. This led to Drew providing IT and financial consulting services to small businesses in the Philadelphia area. In 1997 he founded CTN Solutions, and has built the business into a leading provider of IT services in the greater Philadelphia region.
Earlier in his career he received the distinction of “40 under 40” in Philadelphia, which recognizes a group of young business people annually for their roles in the business and civic community.
Passionate in regards to not-for-profit and charitable initiatives, Drew has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe – including Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Guatemala, and Israel – to work closely with victims of war and genocide or those afflicted by poverty. In 2013, he founded the American Balkan Leadership Enterprise (ABLE), a U.S. based non-profit organization to provide economic development and humanitarian support to the Balkans. He frequently travels to the region as a speaker and presenter.
For more than 25 years, Drew has served as a board member for various organizations. He successfully chaired the strategic planning committee of Philadelphia University whose work led to the strategic combination of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University. The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Foundation has been a special focus of his efforts. Among his accomplishments, he involved HOBY with the 1997 Presidents’ Summit for Volunteerism and has traveled with Hugh O’Brian, HOBY’s founder, to establish programs in Europe and the Middle East. Drew was presented HOBY’s Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his work to serve youth throughout the world.
He currently serves as a member of the board of trustees of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, chairman and president of ABLE, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, a board member and director of the MidAtlantic Employers’ Association, Education Works, and several private companies.
A sought-after public speaker and presenter, Drew attained a BS in Information Systems and Finance and an MBA in International Business from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and has been recognized with the University’s Philip Elkin Award for his business leadership.
Rami Barakat is a business, risk management, and information technology leader with more than 30 years of experience in the business consulting, financial, legal, and software industries. As the Chief Operating Officer at CTN Solutions, Rami oversees the team of engineers and directs strategic planning for client projects.
Rami works closely with CTN clients to understand their requirements, trends in their industry, and changing workforce needs. He works extensively in managed IT, cloud computing, IT consulting, application services, security, and business communications. As a subject matter expert, Rami evaluates risk matters and provides guidance to clients, occasionally acting as a virtual CIO.
Prior to joining CTN, Rami was an entrepreneur in the fields of financial management, process analysis, information technology, and risk management consulting. Among his many successes, he built and sold a consulting company that had been listed in the top 40 of the Philadelphia region’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies, for three consecutive years. Rami coordinated the outsourced roles of CFO/Controller, CIO, and Executive Coach for his clients, who included Danella Construction Company, Almo Corporation, and Penn Mutual Life Insurance among others.
Prior to his role as an entrepreneur, he was Vice President at Commerce Bancorp. Rami created and directed Sarbanes-Oxley and Business Continuity programs to identify risks, to address corporate governance, and to improve the overall controls associated with management and reporting of financial information. Responsible for supervising the consolidation of Commerce’s five banks, Rami directed all organizational and technology aspects of this project that impacted business processes and systems. Previously, Rami served as Senior Vice President at Akcelerant Consulting, overseeing deployment of financial software and services to clients throughout North America. There, Rami developed forecasts and budgets, increased operational efficiency and effectiveness by developing new staffing plans and processes, as well as proactively identified areas where technology positively impacted client businesses.
Rami also served as Controller at the American Red Cross and Manager of Accounting at Pechner Dorfman Legal Services, earlier in his career.
Rami studied business administration at Villanova University and earned his MBA at Drexel University.
Director of HR and Finance
Joan Klinger is CTN’s Director of Human Capital and Finance, with a focus on talent recruiting and staff management. Responsible for compliance, benefits, onboarding, and accounting, Joan brings more than 30 years of strategic human capital and business management experience. In her 19 years with CTN, Joan continues to partner with executive leadership to ensure that strategic objectives are met while balancing efficient operations within the organization. A reliable and extremely well-organized person, Joan is always willing to get the job done. Local to the Philadelphia area, Joan is a graduate of Widener University where she majored in Business Administration and HR.
Vice President – IT Services
As IT Practice Director, Rich runs the CTN IT Staffing Services business unit. IT Staffing Services provides IT consultants and services to supplement its client’s IT staff for projects and/or daily operational support of the IT infrastructure. Services include Project and Operational Support, Program and Project Management, Team Assessments, Application Development, and CIO Services across server, storage, virtualization, network infrastructure, and security ensuring your applications and infrastructure projects are completed successfully and operated efficiently. With over 20 years of global executive technology experience, Rich has a track record of success in bridging the gap between the requirements of management and the challenges with IT operations.
Business Development Consultant
Scott is responsible for generating new business within our IT Staffing Service Practice. He will be leveraging his skills in developing long-term relationships for our enterprise customers that align with CTN Solutions core philosophy.
Scott has been helping companies manage their technical resources for more than 18 years and acting as a trusted advisor assisting clients to meet their business goals and objectives.
CTN’s executive team has more than 100 years of combined industry experience.
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
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