Boston, MA June 18, 2024 – NWN Carousel, a leading provider of AI-Powered technology solutions for the modern workplace, today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of three accomplished industry leaders: Andy Wasynczuk, Michael Barrett, and Edison Peres.  

“I am thrilled to welcome Andy, Michael and Edison to our Board of Directors,” said Jim Sullivan, President and CEO of NWN Carousel. “Their wealth of experience and proven leadership across a variety of world renowned organizations will be invaluable in helping us accelerate our growth and market share in the $100B+ North American for IT services, ensuring that we continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers and stakeholders.”

Andy Wasynczuk, a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School (HBS) and former Chief Operating Officer of the New England Patriots, brings a wealth of experience in business operations and negotiation. During his tenure with the Patriots, he managed daily business operations and led critical negotiations, including those for building Gillette Stadium. “I am honored to join the NWN Carousel Board and contribute my expertise to the company’s continued growth and success,” said Wasynczuk. “As one of Massachusetts’s largest and fastest growing private companies, I believe NWN Carousel is poised to continue leading the industry in next-generation technology services.”

Michael Barrett, former Head of Strategy & Innovation at Wells Fargo International and current Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, has a storied career in finance,  and innovation. Barrett was pivotal in leading global growth strategy, entity optimization, and regulatory engagement at Wells Fargo. Before Wells Fargo, he held significant leadership roles at GE and GE Capital, including CEO of GE Capital Money China. “NWN Carousel’s culture of operational excellence, innovation and customer-centricity resonates deeply with me,” said Barrett. “I am eager to leverage my expertise to help the company continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the modern workplace.”

Edison Peres, former Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems, brings decades of experience in the technology industry. As a recognized global thought leader and business innovator, Peres has pioneered many of Cisco’s innovative sales and channel strategies. He was instrumental in the design and evolution of the value-based channel model and reward programs, setting benchmarks for partnering in the technology industry. “I am excited to join the NWN Carousel Board and contribute to the company’s mission of transforming the way businesses work,” said Peres. “As a leader service provider, and a top partner for Cisco, Microsoft, HP, intel and other OEMs I believe NWN Carousel is uniquely positioned to drive innovation, and deliver exceptional value for it’s 5000+ clients.”

The addition of these industry leaders complements the existing Board of Directors, which includes:

  • Jim Sullivan, President and CEO of NWN Carousel, who has transformed the company into a national technology powerhouse with over 1,100 employees delivering over $1 billion in sales bookings in 2023.
  • Kevin Penn, Managing Director at American Securities, currently Chairman of the Board of Conair, Foundation Building Materials, Learning Care Group, SOLV Energy, and Trace3, as well as a Director of Amentum and CS Energy. Kevin has an extensive background in private equity and corporate governance.
  • Noah Scherz, Principal at American Securities, Director of MW Industries, NAPA, Trace3, and United FP, brings experience in strategic business development and investment.

Together, these individuals bring a combined wealth of experience and expertise that will help guide NWN Carousel’s strategy and growth initiatives. “We are thrilled to have such an accomplished and dedicated group of individuals join our Board of Directors,” said Sullivan. “We look forward to working with them to drive innovation and success in the years to come.”