Richard Carotenuti, Managing Partner of Sound Business Solutions, co-founded the company in 2001. Mr. Carotenuti has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, staffing and solutions consulting, management, marketing and sales. He was also co-founder, Executive Vice President and member of the board of directors of ProTraxx, Inc, a web based solution provider in the Education industry, until that company was acquired in 2008. Prior to that, he was a partner and Branch Vice President at CBSI, Inc, formerly c.w. Costello & Associates, as well as Regional Branch Manager for TSR, Inc. Mr. Carotenuti, who began his career at Aetna Life & Casualty, has a demonstrated ability to deal with complex business problems to deliver cost-effective, quality results by integrating leadership, vision, communication, teamwork and relevant experience.