Independence IT, a leading provider of application hosting and infrastructure management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the appointment of Charles (Chip) Buck to chief operating officer (COO). Additionally, the firm has promoted Michael Kincaid to operations manager and Jason Shivok to technical manager.
“We are making significant enhancements across our operations to provide even better support for our current clients and to expand our market share,” said Tony Whitton, CEO at Independence IT. “Chip has tremendous experience in operational management and is the right person to help take our company to the next level. His breadth of technical experience along with his business acumen is the perfect mix to help better understand and meet our clients’ challenges and run our operations more efficiently.”
Mr. Buck has more than 25 years of experience in management and with PC-based business applications and formerly held the position of chief technology officer for Independence IT. As one of the co-founders of the company, he is the original architect of the firm’s service model and technology platform.
Mr. Buck gained his management experience as the owner -operator of 13 Domino’s Pizza franchise locations.