Blue Diamond Solutions, Inc. (BDS) is a Managed Cloud Hosting Services Provider specializing in proactive management of desktop and network infrastructure. BDS provides comprehensive and cutting edge Information Technology solutions on demand that solve the business challenges that impede progress and stifle growth. Our engineers have the required skill set and hands on experience to ensure the highest level of stability, security and integrity. Members of the BDS management team each have an average of 15 years of relevant industry experience. Together we are able to provide a unique blend of managed services and strategic technology consulting at a cost-effective price which enables you to stay focused on managing your business and not your technology.
Patrick Carlile, Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Carlile is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Blue Diamond Solutions. Patrick’s vision in his role as CEO is to lead Blue Diamond in industry involvement, brand management, sales, and business development.
Prior to Blue Diamond, Carlile, along with his business partner Dan Fasano, established All Business Solutions (ABS), a thriving full-service network and computer solutions integrator, providing custom voice, data and hardware setups for nearly every type of business. His unrenowned reputation in the Telecom and IT industry has allowed for crucial expansion and delivery of unique cost savings to all businesses by planning, building and optimizing network application-based services and solutions. Throughout his tenure at the company, Carlile has held a series of increasingly responsible senior management positions, including serving as President and Executive Vice President of Sales Carlile has successfully built out sales teams, overseen back office infrastructure and operations, and managed successful projects overseeing $40 million in Telecom and IT revenue.
Previously, Carlile worked as a Senior Executive of Sales at Sprint, a position he had held since 1998. In this role, he handled small to medium sized accounts where he managed over twenty five people with the responsibility of over $15 million in annual revenue. Each and every year he excessed his annual revenue number to earn him the top sales in his department.
Carlile holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Dan Fasano, Chief Financial Officer
Dan Fasano is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer at Blue Diamond Solutions. As CFO of Blue Diamond, Fasano is responsible for the company’s financials, investor relations, and mergers and plays a key role in developing the company’s business strategy.
Prior to co-founding Blue Diamond Solutions, Fasano began his career as proprietor of Enviro-Safety, Inc. Soon after, Fasano joined the then Bell Atlantic as a Senior Account Executive for three years. Here he subsequently began to fuel his desire for more face time with customers resulting in his move to Sprint where he found success as a Sales Account Executive. Fasano rose steadily through the telecom industry’s professional ranks after holding various sales positions at XO Communications and Telergy Mid-Atlantic. In July of 2000, Fasano and his business partner Patrick Carlile put their business plan in motion and established All Business Solutions (ABS), a leader in telecommunications consulting based in New Jersey. As President of All Business Solutions, Fasano focuses on creating innovative, strategic and cost-effective service with unmatched reliability for small and medium sized businesses.
Fasano holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Saint Peter’s College.
Jim Loizides, CISSP, SBCI, Director of IT Risk and Security
Jim Loizides is the Director of IT Risk and Security at Blue Diamond Solutions. As a Senior Manager, he possesses over 25 years’ experience in Information Technology supporting the Banking, Insurance, and Brokerage industries. He is certified in both Information Security and Disaster Recovery and also holds a Senior Manager position with the Information Systems Security Association.
During his tenure at Citigroup as Senior Vice President, he was in charge of Data Protection at the corporate level for World Wide Operations. He helped with restoring a satisfactory rating with the Federal Reserve and the OCC on issues concerning the Information Security Program. As Program Manager in the IT Risk Management Group, he installed Secure Email and Content Monitoring for Citigroup across all lines of business and worked to implement a new Business Continuity program to meet compliance requirements for each business sector.
At Chubb Contingency Trading Facility, Jim was the Division Manager of two Disaster Recovery Centers backing up Wall Street traders. He helped with the design and implementation of modern facility that could duplicate trader desks for their clients in the event of a declared disaster. This center backed up over 25 Banks and Brokerage companies and was able to recover the Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa Exchange to full operating capabilities during the World Trade Center attacks in 2001.
Jim has worked supporting his clients who fall under the following regulatory compliance areas: GLBA, FFIEC, HIPAA, and PCI/DSS. In this area, he has performed security and business continuity assessments to determine if programs met their regulatory requirements and helped develop corrective action plans where changes were required.
Philip Cooper, Chief Technology Officer
Philip Cooper is the Chief Technology Officer at Blue Diamond Solutions. He is a 35-year technology solutions veteran and former employee of Sprint and HP. Phil, reporting to Patrick, is responsible for orchestrating and driving the group’s product vision and innovation, growth strategy, and cloud computing initiatives.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.