Meet Deft, a Summit company

We’re a trusted provider of colocation, cloud, and disaster recovery services with a 24-year history of award-winning support.

Our Mission

We were never able to find the IT support team we wanted, so we built it ourselves.

Meet Deft, your dream team of technologists across colocation, disaster recovery, managed cloud infrastructure, and network administration.

Any technology. Any compliance requirement. Any legacy situation. Any anything. We’ve got it. Deft makes your IT vision a reality. Top Managed Services Provider United States 2023
DCS Managed Services Vendor of the Year Award
Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America
Social Responsibility

At Deft, it’s not just about cables and code. It’s about the lives we touch and the impact we leave.

Our Social Responsibility Committee is a place for us to come together as a team, roll up our sleeves, and nurture the communities we serve. It’s a testament to our commitment to leaving a positive footprint that resonates far beyond the realms of business.

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Management Team

Meet the folks leading our company toward success.

jordan lowe

Jordan Lowe

Chief Strategy Officer

Jordan Lowe co-founded Deft in 1999 and today is responsible for company strategy.

He loves scuba diving and drinking adventurous new blends of whiskey — but not at the same time.

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Eric Dynowski

Chief Product Officer

Eric Dynowski has been developing software, designing global infrastructures, and managing large technology installs for over 25 years.

His background in complex infrastructure design and integration has reduced customer budgets by millions.

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Daniel Brosk

SVP, Integrations & Program Management
Daniel Brosk was the co-founder of Deft and today serves as Summit’s SVP of Integrations & Program Management.

Daniel enjoys cooking, discovering new restaurants, skiing, and tinkering with home theaters.

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Aaron Biggs

VP of Revenue

Aaron is responsible for Deft’s partner network, sales leadership, marketing, revenue operations, and the success of our customers.

He enjoys home improvement projects, sports of all kinds, and traveling with his family.

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Bethany Saxton

VP of People Operations

Bethany oversees the complete employee lifecycle for all staff at Deft.

In her spare time, she enjoys live music, fostering kittens, and spending time with her family.

Dre Cadeddu

Dre Cadeddu

Director of Software Dev.

Dre heads the AWS and software development projects here at Deft.

He was a former scientist and can usually be observed surrounded by kids. He likes manual work, sun, and pizza.

Sara Coullard

Sara Coullard

Director of Marketing

Sara oversees the marketing department at Deft.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, finding new restaurants, and spending time with her spouse and two dogs.

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Keith Dale

Director of NOC

Keith enjoys the fast-paced world of Deft’s NOC organization.

In his remaining time, he is a technophile, SciFi & Fantasy fan, and happy spouse.

Eric Dominguez

Eric Dominguez

Director of Channel

As a channel champion, Eric focuses on expanding Deft’s reach through sales partnerships.

He’s a practicing technologist who fuses engineering savvy with business acuity.

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Chris Giandonato

Director of Data Center Ops

Chris specializes in hosting infrastructure and general IT consulting for small to large businesses.
Jon Procunier

Jon Procunier

Director of Sales

Jon leads a bright team focused on new sales acquisitions, customer happiness, and channel partner growth.

He’s an avid outdoorsman and loves all Chicago sports (except baseball).

Kristy Boyer

Kristy Boyer

Assoc. Director,
Engineering Support

Kristy is responsible for ensuring Deft’s customers receive the best solutions and customer support possible.

In their free time, they enjoy knitting, exploring Chicago’s food scene, and supporting local fringe theater.

Joselito Tagarao

Joselito Tagarao

Assoc. Director,
Engineering Operations

Joselito AKA “Hose” enjoys clubbing unwieldy networks into submission with Python-ing and Ansible.
Happy Customers

Here’s what customers have to say about Deft.

“With AWS, we give them $300,000 a month and they don’t care about us. They don’t answer our calls. But we call Deft and they’re on the phone with us immediately. They help companies like ours make the hardware work.”


“As the first district to deploy a disaster recovery plan, we were setting the pace for the rest of the state. We could not have done it without Deft.”

Coastal Health District

“We have yet to find another infrastructure provider with as high a level of professionalism as Deft.”


“Thanks for the quick turnaround on the cables. Gotta say, it’s pretty sweet having an on-site store.”

“Scale is never an issue for Deft. We’re using Deft’s GPUs to test AI/ML algorithms that catch objectionable content without human moderators. If it works, we’ll be able to moderate at scale.”


“The Deft option was qualitatively better and also happened to be less expensive than what we would have built ourselves.”

DePaul University

“They help us strike the right balance between the things we’re good at (writing the code and configuring VMs) and the things we just can’t competently manage, like diesel backup generators, redundant networks, or real-time replication to a failover data center.”

Ars Technica

“This is managed infrastructure designed with security in mind.”

Major Financial Services Institution

“I’ve bumped into bandwidth concerns at every other data center I’ve been in except Deft. They have more bandwidth on their multi-carrier backbone than I could ever ask for.”

Standard Parking

“The Deft team took our needs to heart as though they were part of our company. They proactively created a rack diagram and performed our entire installation without a hiccup. They also saved us a lot of time by providing the required network and power cabling for us. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by how quickly and efficiently Deft staff addresses our requests and concerns.”


“Whenever we have issues with a server or network service, Deft is always the first to respond with a correct answer. I’ve been extremely impressed.”

American College of Chest Physicians

“We’re experts in healthcare payment and billing processes. We’re not experts in architecting, deploying, managing, scaling, and supporting mission-critical IT infrastructure. This is where we turn to Deft. They're intimately familiar with our challenges and opportunities.”

Health Payment Systems

“With Deft’s expertise, responsiveness, and flexibility, we were able to complete the server migration on time and on budget.”


“With the volume of data we manage, a migration was not going to be a trivial effort. Deft made a compelling case to move our primary hosting to take advantage of their network, expertise, and support, rather than purchasing a point-to-point product from a traditional carrier and paying for cross-connects on each side. This was a critical component that set the stage for the larger migration.”


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Deft, a Summit company

Deft, a Summit company
2200 Busse Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
+1 (312) 829-1111