Who We Are.
We've never liked the impersonal, poker-faced method of IT services that hand out systems with all authority but zero partnership. GroupOne is the only Managed Services IT firm to engage at a strategic level WITH their clients, wading in and rolling up our collective sleeves to understand and help define their unique business opportunities and needs. We build custom, strategic technology plans that are fundamental to ensuring all our clients can achieve their visions.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
GroupOne has been consistent in in their services and I can't recommend them enough. Their team is reliable, competent and friendly.
You do good work – have to say I can’t tell you how happy I have been with the switch to your firm. Nothing but the best support and service from everyone we have worked with there.
GroupOne has done a flawless job of managing our IT needs and really allowed us to focus on growing our business.
CEO & PRINCIPAL, TECHNOLOGY
Since a young age Chris has been inspired by technology and was highly influenced in technology. Chris older brother Chas was a self-employed IT consulting in the early 90’s and by the mid-90s he had formed his own dial-up internet business. Those influences lead Chris to join InnerCite in 1999, a local small internet business working in the capacity of Technical and Managed Services. Chris grew his knowledge in internetworking, networking, services, support, and all aspects of business. In 2004 realizing his passion for IT, Customer Service and the desire to build his own business Chris formed NetworkOne later to become Network Expertise and renamed in 2010 Group One, a reputable IT firm in the Sacramento Region.READ MORE
CEO & CFO, PRINCIPAL
With over 20 years of Corporate and International Finance and Tax experience, Turino has endeavored in starting a few Start Ups. It is a passion that is rooted since childhood. Growing up with an entrepreneur dad, Turino is exposed to the business world at a very early age. He remember his dad taking him to business dinners and events, and he got to watch him wheel and deal. After spending 4 years in Public Accounting and passing the CPA exam, Turino decided to move into the Corporate world as Controller and then Chief Financial Officer. At Group One, Turino wears the hat of both CEO and CFO providing key metrics to the management team ensuring that we provide business solutions to our clients. Turino also served in a number of Boards in the capacity as Treasurer.
Apart from business, he enjoys traveling with his wife of 25 years and hanging out with his wonderful two kids and the furry Labradoodle.
Sean Dugan recently joined the Group One Team and serves as the Chief Operating Officer. He has been a dynamic leader and change agent in the technology industry for twenty years. He joins Group One to help execute on our strategic growth plan while managing day-to-day operations. Sean has a long track record of driving transformational change through business analytics, a sharp focus on developing talent, delivering an exceptional customer experience, and a never-ending commitment to serve. Prior to joining Group One, Sean spent 16 years in the Carrier space serving in several leadership roles within Sales & Account Management, Marketing, Customer Experience, Service Delivery, and Business Development/Acquisitions. Sean resides in Carmichael, CA with his wife Lisa, and their two children, and enjoys a broad array of activities from hiking and camping to golfing, basketball, gardening and art.READ MORE
MANAGER, TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Chas has a long history in operations. He worked as Data Center Operations Manager for Telepacific for 3 years during which time he developed and implemented all the SAS-70/SSAE-16 controls, operations and audit processes for the Las Vegas, Sacramento, San Jose, and Santa Ana data centers. For another 5 years he worked for O1 Communications responsible for leading the Enterprise IT Systems/Security, Network and helpdesk and teams. In addition to the enterprise systems, his team was responsible for providing, maintaining and monitoring all production systems, network performance and storage. Now Chas leads the Operations and helpdesk support part of the Group One organization.READ MORE
PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PMP
Dan Priest has done lots of interesting work in his career so far. Sales, marketing, business development, project management, even home building. Software and technology is his core and he worked for Microsoft in the 90’s. Since then he has held hybrid roles as product manager & business development for a SaaS HR solutions company, Solution Engineering and Project Management for an IaaS company, and now Project manager and business development for a Group One, a Cloud & Managed Services provider.READ MORE