About Us

Meeting your IT Needs

TechBridge Group specializes in tech solutions that match the needs of small to mid market organizations including, but not limited to, managed services, infrastructure solutions, and break/fix. We strive to integrate IT as a seamless component of your business operations. This way you can focus on your business and have peace of mind, while relying on us for all of your IT needs. We pride ourselves in giving quality service that comes from understanding your business and your specific IT needs.

Our Partners

Walter Guiles

Owner

Walter Guiles has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He has extensive experience in Hardware and Networking along with a pretty diverse knowledge in other areas of the computer industry. He specializes in providing IT solutions for small and medium businesses as well as providing and implementing solutions for larger corporations. Walter is involved in the Business Operations, Sales, and Purchasing and Finance portions of TechBridge Group. Walter has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY Oswego and an MBA in Business from The University of Albany.



Favorite Quote: "I got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell."

Jennifer McGowan

Finance Manager

Jen McGowan began her career at Fidelity Investments in Boston specializing in financial analysis and operations. After relocating to the Capital District, she worked as a financial analyst for Garden Way in Troy and Atlas-Copco in Voorheesville. Jen comes to TechBridge as a Finance Manager, after spending a few years as a stay at home mom raising her 2 awesome kids. Jen graduated from Ithaca College with a BS degree in Finance.



Favorite Quote: "If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours."

Paige Weaver

Systems Engineer

In 2007, Paige enlisted Active Duty in the United States Navy as an Information Systems Technician. She spent five years in San Diego working with multiple off shore and on shore commands on all aspects of network connectivity, system administration and communications. She returned home in early 2013 to be closer to family, while pursuing her passion and fit with new associates and friends at TechBridge Group.



Favorite Quote: "I'm not a pessimist, I'm an optometrist."

Christopher Blake

Sr. Systems Engineer

Chris began his career as a computer technician for Novatec where he worked on individual and corporate networks to ensure optimum performance. Including the complete design, layout and connection of the network for Seton Catholic School's new location on the old Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Chris has built an outstanding reputation as responsive, results-oriented leader with a unique ability to work with a wide variety of people. Chris has a strong ability to work both the "task" side of business and the "process" by which work is accomplished. Chris has worked with numerous company representatives, in both the public and private sector, analyzing potential problems and making recommendations that would best meet their needs.


Favorite Quote: "Why so Serious?!"

Brian Byrne

Systems Engineer

Brian has been a system engineer for 12+ years, and has multiple certificates in the field including Network+ and A+. Brian has provided IT solutions for a multitude of small and medium size business's, as well as home users. Brian originally joined Tech Bridge Group in 2011, and has rejoined the team in 2014 after a brief hiatus.



Favorite Quote: "60% of the time it works every time."

Jairus Kirkpatrick

Systems Engineer

Jairus is the newest member of the Tech Bridge Group Family. His IT experience started in his teens as he built his own computers and began helping to fix family and friends computers. He has been the onsite IT personnel at a private school for 3 years and used to the quick pace and necessity of problem solving required while causing the least interference of a running organization. Jairus is now looking to expand his knowledge and expertise in the tech field while still providing the highest quality customer service possible.



Favorite Quote: “An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.” Mitch Hedberg