Ace Computers is a technology solutions provider helping customers stay connected and achieve mission success with industry-leading computer products, supplies and services that are made in America.
Since 1983, Ace Computers has been building high-quality technology solutions for federal, state and local governments, academic institutions and corporations using the same components as top manufacturers at a fraction of the price. From forensic workstations for the federal government, military and law enforcement, to powerful supercomputers for educational research, to desktops for business use, Ace Computers builds IT solutions that deliver optimal performance and solve technology challenges.
Our mission is to build custom, high-quality technology solutions that fit our customers’ unique needs.
John founded Ace Computers in 1983. As CEO of the company, he continues to aggressively pursue the development of custom and cost-effective products and services that utilize industry-leading components.
John is a recognized expert in the information technology community with a deep history of innovation, thought leadership and strategic direction in the system integrator space, all of which have been essential to the company´s rapid growth and expansion. He focuses on developing and delivering the best system configuration for each customer´s needs in a cost-effective manner to help create loyal and lifelong partnerships. Under John’s leadership, Ace Computers has remained one of the largest system, storage and server builders in the U.S. for nearly 40 years.
John holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a founding member of the Intel Premier Board of Advisors and has continued to serve on the board for nearly 10 years. John has held additional advisory board seats with leading technology companies including AMD, Seagate, BenQ, Western Digital, NEC Display, Targus and Logitech.
Marianne is part owner of Ace Computers and has been running the company’s day-to-day operations for more than 25 years. As President and CFO, she uses her wealth of business management experience to continually reduce the cost of computing for the company’s customers. Marianne’s extensive track record of operational innovation and thought leadership has solidified Ace Computers’ position as one of the leading custom system builders in the U.S. While maintaining operational excellence, Marianne helps customers meet their challenges through the efficient and cost-effective use of technology.
Marianne’s impressive leadership has led Ace Computers to become a highly successful and well-recognized women-owned business. She is a current member of the North American Women-Business Owners Organization (NAWBO) and a celebrated speaker in information technology among entrepreneurial organizations. Marianne holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from Roosevelt University.
Marc leads the Technology Solutions Team at Ace Computers and focuses on creating custom solutions for workstations, servers, storage and high-performance computing. He pursues strategic contract opportunities (both short term and multi-year) and works directly with the CEO to position Ace Computers as a preferred supplier within the public sector, focusing primarily on the United States military and multiple prime contractors.
Before joining Ace Computers, Marc held executive positions in sales, strategic operations and marketing at several top value-added resellers. He earned numerous technical and sales certifications and has participated in various panel discussions on how to sell IT in the public sector. A strong advocate of customer service, Marc focuses on good communication, attention to detail and representing the customer’s point of view. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Information Studies from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from California Coast University.
Michael is Director of Contracts and Program Management at Ace Computers and has been with the company since 2011. His responsibilities include administering and managing federal, educational, state and local government contracts across the country. Michael interfaces with numerous departments including sales, business development, operations, corporate programs, customer service and finance to develop and communicate process changes and improvements that optimize programs, streamline operations and enhance customer relationships.
Prior to joining Ace Computers, Michael was Contract Program Manager for Hewlett-Packard and Operations Manager for Zenith Data Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Elmhurst College.
Ace Computers is always looking for outstanding technologically skilled talent to join our team. We seek highly motivated, dedicated and talented individuals who strive to contribute to the success of the company while receiving tremendous opportunities for professional and financial growth.