WITH 25 YEARS TENURE IN THE IT INDUSTRY OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM HAS THE EXPERTISE AND PERSONNEL TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS MOVE FORWARD WITH TECHNOLOGY.
The Clare Computer Solutions (CCS) management team is complemented by a full-time staff of engineers, account managers, client services, on-site IT service center personnel and administration, many with over 15 years in the industry.
Brad Mendonsa, Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Brad Mendonsa leads the Clare Computer Solutions team providing businesses in the San Francisco Bay area with strategic technology consulting and proactive technology management which helps companies create a predictable and scalable technology environment.
Brad joined CCS as a technology consultant in 2006 as part of a merger with Golden State Networks, a company he co-founded. He has transformed the culture of CCS from responding to incidents to a provider of highly professional, proactive IT support and consulting services.
His 26 years of experience in technology and consulting brings a strong client service ethic approach. “Our biggest objective is to become a trusted partner to our clients and provide peace of mind around their IT needs.”
He was promoted to VP of Operations in 2007, then named CEO of Clare Computer Solutions in 2011. His knowledge and expertise in IT consulting, networks and systems combined with his marketing and sales background have helped CCS become one of the most respected IT consulting firms in the Bay Area. “Developing strong partnerships and understanding their business ensures our clients will receive the best services for their budget, and forward thinking solutions to their IT challenges.”
In Brad’s free time, he enjoys Fly Fishing for trout in Northern California rivers, backpacking in the Sierras and golf.
Ralph Lawhorn, President & Chief Operating Officer
As President and Chief Operations Officer, Ralph Lawhorn leads the Clare Computer Solutions operations and service divisions ensuring that clients receive the optimum results for their IT budgets.
Ralph has been with the company for over 25 years and has been an integral part of the building and growth of CCS. He has held many roles within the organization and has served as President the last 15 years.
In addition to overseeing the company’s operations and service divisions, his astute acquisition strategy has been responsible for expanding the company’s client base, depth of service offerings as well as improving the talent, certifications and education of the CCS team.
“We’ve built our business based on our integrity and providing outstanding service and solutions, having the best people and systems possible to efficiently work with our clients and their businesses to develop sound strategic IT plans and solutions.”
A former Certified Engineer in multiple technologies, Ralph has an extensive experience with the delivery of both on-site and remote service as well as the design and implementation of complex IT solutions.
In Ralph’s free time, he enjoys fishing and boating activities.