Executive Team

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Justin Colantonio Managing Partner

Justin Colantonio is the Managing Partner of Total Technology Resources and one of the founding members of the firm. Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, he came of age right as the Internet was starting to take off. Even as a youth, he always had an interest in technology, so much so that he won an award for technology in grammar school. He continued his IT education at LaSalle University, graduating with dual degrees in Accounting and Management Information Systems.

After college, he tried accounting as a career but quickly realized that this was not going to be his long-term plan. He then delved into IT. He took a position as an adjunct professor at CHI Institute teaching server management courses. During that same time, he was hired by the City of Philadelphia as a consultant to help implement a new 911 system. Justin spent 2 years there helping the internal IT team complete a large-scale project, seeing it through until installation.

Once the consulting engagement was over in 2004, he had an interest in starting a business. He discussed this venture with a longtime friend and Total Technology Resources was born. Over the past 20 years, Justin and his business Partner Jim have grown their firm into a thriving Managed Service Provider. There are currently 26 people at TTR, where he is now responsible for the company’s vision and direction. He oversees his Executive Management team and is constantly fine tuning their cybersecurity program as this area changes so fast.

In 2022 he assisted in writing a book on cybersecurity (Managing Your Business Risk in the Cybersecurity Minefield) along with a bunch of industries experts and has presented to numerous schools and organizations on cybersecurity.

He is married living in South Jersey, with his wife Kate and 2 young children. He enjoys cooking, running, golfing, and coaching his son's baseball team. He is very active in his community and serves on multiple nonprofit boards.

James Smith Managing Partner

James Smith is a founding partner of Total Technology Resources. Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, Jim excelled in sports as a child, particularly swimming and track. He attended Saint Joseph's University on a track and field scholarship, studying Management Information Systems and Business. During his college years, he was part of the Atlantic 10 record-setting 4 x 800 relay team.

After graduation, James worked in corporate IT for Fortune 500 firms before teaming up with Justin in 2004 to launch Total Technology Resources. Jim currently leads our cybersecurity division and oversees the cabling/infrastructure team. He collaborates with clients to develop and maintain their technical security policies and IT procedures, including testing incident response programs and disaster recovery scenarios. Jim is also pursuing certification to terminate and certify fiber up to 100 gig in all 50 states.

When he's not working, Jim enjoys coaching his son's baseball team in South Jersey, where he lives with his wife, Kylie, and their three young children.

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William Press Cloud Project Manager

William Press has spent his entire career harnessing a solutions-first approach to Managed Services. This means the end goal is not a “fix,” but whatever is the most productive option for the end user and the business. With experience in help desk, remote support, onsite field experience, team management, service management, and over a decade in IT Project Management, he prefers to stay hands on and part of the planning and implementation of customer solutions. Thinking outside of the box often provides the client with the opportunity to decide the best choices for their business with their IT provider, without that solution being mandated to them.

Bill lives in Abington with his wife, Ronnie, and two children. He enjoys getting outside and hiking with his family, planning trips together and exploring the world together. His hobbies include music, record collecting, retro gaming, movies and keeping physically active with his family. Working at MSPs for his entire career, he is striving to better embrace the new and unknown in life. Bill often tells clients and coworkers alike that if everyone knew what they were doing and was comfortable with technology, he would be out of a job.

“Jump off the cliff and learn to make wings on the way down.” Ray Bradbury

Alexander Mawson Service Manager

Hailing from the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia, Alex began his journey with Total Technology Resources as an intern in 2013. Renowned for his exceptional client-focused approach, Alex now serves as Service Manager. A pivotal figure in fostering company culture and enhancing communication, he continually optimizes the service team's workflow. Having worked in nearly every position within the company, Alex possesses a comprehensive understanding of its operations and client needs, allowing him to deliver effective and holistic IT solutions. His contributions have been crucial in managing the company’s growth successfully.
 
Over the past decade, Alex has honed his IT skills, becoming a highly proficient Level 3 Network Technician. He brings a wealth of expertise and a steadfast dedication to providing top-notch IT services. Alex’s unwavering commitment to excellence continues to propel the success and development of Total Technology Resources.
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Kevin McGurn VCIO

Kevin was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia alongside his two brothers. He began his journey at Total Technology Resources in 2015 as a Level 1 helpdesk technician. As he familiarized himself with the role, Kevin also immersed himself in the newly developing VOIP platform that TTR was introducing, mastering its intricacies and eventually assuming the role of VOIP Project Manager. As the company expanded, Kevin's contributions were recognized, leading him to accept the position of VCIO at Total Technology Resources, a role he has excelled in for over a year now.

Beyond his professional achievements, Kevin is a big fan of the Phillies, Eagles, and UFC. He loves spending time down the shore or at the Aquarium for the day. Currently residing in Northeast Philadelphia with his wife, he recently experienced the profound joy of welcoming his daughter into the world. Embracing fatherhood with boundless enthusiasm, he treasures every moment spent with his growing family.