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IT Strategy

With nearly two decades of experience, Splashwire speaks of the concept of #thoughleadership and brings deep expertise, best practices and exceptional service to every client relationship. Splashwire differentiates itself in the IT services and managed services space by providing virtual Chief Information Officer services by professionals with real world management and executive experience. Our team of executives have performed CIO responsibilities prior to consulting in environments with responsibilities for compliance driven regulations. If your looking for more value and experience than MSP vCIO services #AskSplashwire about our knowledgeable, focused advisors who create value in the vendor relationship capable of delivering the following for our clients:

  • Guide you in developing IT Strategy to align with and evolve the business.
  • Perform CISO functions assessing current security posture, measure risk and leveraging the NIST Framework.
  • Adherence to regulatory compliance standards and mitigate risk for PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, CMMC.
  • Manage integrations for business critical applications (ERP, EDI, EMR, CRM, UC and more).
  • Align business data into an business intelligence.
  • Lead IT operations, including but not limited to budget management, life cycle management, operational performance metrics,  and business intelligence.
  • Deliver annual employee training aligned with your IT and HR departments to meet best practice and regulation requirements.

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Josh Hinkle, President and CEO
Josh Hinkle, President and CEO

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Michael Garrett, CIO
Michael Garrett, CIO

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Drew Hufford, vCIO and Service Mgr.
Drew Hufford, vCIO and Service Mgr.

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Joe Rodella
Joe Rodella, vCIO

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    Joe Rodella
    Joe Rodella, vCIO

    The hiring of Joe marks our commitment to service in Western Pennsylvania specifically the Pittsburgh market. Joe has a wide range of technology experience and expertise, particularly in the education sector. He has great business sense and a keen ability to creatively and effectively help organizations improve through technology.

    Joe holds the position of vCIO for Splashwire providing strategic IT leadership consulting services for clients across all verticals, with a specialty in education. Rodella resides in the greater Pittsburgh area and will serve Western PA, West Virginia, Western Maryland and Ohio.

    Joe has more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and leader in the tech field. His experience includes serving as CIO at West Liberty University and director of technology at Carlynton School District. As president and chief technology officer of RoData, Inc., he was responsible for day-to-day operations and developed strategic plans for both internal and external technology.

    Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

    Drew Hufford, vCIO and Service Mgr.

    Drew holds a position as vCIO for Splashwire, providing strategic IT leadership consulting services for clients across all verticals, with a specialty in Healthcare IT. He previously held technology consulting positions at Lancaster-based Aspire Ventures and a number of firms in Aspire’s portfolio of healthcare IT companies.

    Drew has a wide range of IT experience and expertise, particularly in the healthcare sector. During the past decade, he helped a variety of healthcare IT companies in Pennsylvania get off the ground. He has managed complex IT implementations and projects for facilities throughout the country.

    Drew has more than 10 years of IT consulting experience. He previously was director of support and operations for Connexion Health, where he helped develop a smart kiosk that makes healthcare screenings more accessible and convenient. He also formerly was director of healthcare IT for Aspire Ventures and MedStatix, where he led infrastructure builds, system integrations, HIPAA compliance and electronic medical record initiatives.

    Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in information technology from Juniata College.

    Michael Garrett, CIOAs

    Splashwire’s CIO, Mike collaborates with the rest of the business to define strategy for technology adoption, service and solution offerings, policy and procedure, cyber security, compliance and governance. Mike leads Splashwire’s vCIO services, offering the benefits of a CIO to assist businesses with strategic planning to align technology solutions and trends with the goals of the business while exercising fiscal responsibility. Mike brings with him an extensive and proven 27 year track record to Splashwire’s client base.

    Prior to joining Splashwire, Mike spent 18 years in Long Term Health Care industry with a progression of responsibilities from Sr. Systems Engineer to IT Director to VP of IT. During those 18 years of service Mike excelled in identifying solutions, processes and operational workflows to consistently meet the challenging technology needs of today’s HIPAA and PCI regulatory industries. Those 18 years saw Mike manage and convert more enterprise main frame systems to a Windows based platform, solidify a core data center infrastructure, implementation of DLP (data leakage protection) system and integrate multiple campus communication systems with Cisco UCS (Unified Communication System). Integration of these core systems were the foundation for successful implementation of EMR (Electronic Medical Records) to meet aggressively changing health care requirements.

    Prior to Mike’s tenure in Health Care he worked 7 years in the defense industry as a Systems Engineer for Gichner Shelter Systems designing, supporting and managing the infrastructure life cycle for server, network and client computing equipment. Mike performed numerous large enterprise implementations and migrations such as WANG mini computer based application to the Server and Network Infrastructure upgrades and a migration from SUN Solaris CAD systems to AutoCAD and Large Scale MRP purchasing systems.

    Josh Hinkle, President and CEO

    Josh Hinkle is owner, president and CEO of Splashwire, a technology consulting and solutions company headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. Under his leadership, Splashwire is fulfilling on its vision to be the preferred service-driven technology solutions company in the Mid-Atlantic region by partnering with organizations to provide their employees and customers with an unparalleled technology experience.

    In addition to IT consulting, solutions, security and communications, the company is a leader in Chief Information Officer (CIO) services, Business Intelligence services and Top-Tier Data Center services, which the firm hosts locally in Harrisburg.

    Josh joined Splashwire in 2014 as director of business development and strategic initiatives, and acquired the company in 2018. He has more than 20 years of strategic planning, operational and technology integration experience.

    He was formerly chairman of Adams County Connected, a community initiative to improve Internet access in the county for the benefit of schools, government services and commerce. He also previously was chief operating officer for York-based Healthcare System Connections; chief information officer and security officer for Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania, where his accountabilities included HIPPA privacy compliance; and national head of data center, network and information security for the American Heart Association, where he was responsible for managing the organization’s enterprise-wide technology infrastructure as well as PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance.