YUVAL BRASH President + Chief Technical Officer
Yuval founded Brash Concepts in 1980 after graduating from Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. For over 30 years Yuval has been at the cutting edge of the Information Age while working for Silicon Valley firms like Tandem Computer and Compaq to industry heavyweights like Phillips Electronics and KPMG Consulting.
At Brash Concepts, Yuval is Chief Technical Officer, developing new technical solutions for our data center infrastructure and business continuity service offerings. As cyber attacks proliferate, and new security breaches arise, Yuval has led Brash Concepts in the implementation of new technology related to information security, incident response, and digital forensics.
In his free time he enjoys membership in the Contingency Planning Exchange, Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, CTIA (The Wireless Association) and the National Cable and Telecommunications Association. Yuval is also an avid skier and tennis player.
BENJAMIN BRASH Vice President of Client Solutions
Ben joined Brash Concepts in 2010 after graduating from The George Washington University in Washington, DC with a degree in Business Administration. He has been instrumental in expanding Brash Concepts’ business continuity and cloud services solutions. Most notably, Ben worked with NYC Government agencies and Lower Manhattan landowners to roll out wireless internet solutions in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Currently, Ben is working towards his JD degree at Brooklyn Law School with an anticipated graduation of June 2016. Ben hopes to bring new competencies in Telecommunications Law and Cyber Risk Insurance to Brash Concepts constantly evolving service offerings.
PETER VESDREVANIS Service Coordinator
Recently, Peter took on the role of Service Coordinator. Each day he communicates with clients on all Help Desk tickets, ensuring their needs are met. Peter has been with Brash Concepts since 2012, first acting as a Field Technician, then as a Voice Engineer and has recently transitioned into this new role.
JACQUELINE KAISER Accounting Manager
Jacqueline joined Brash Concepts as our Accounting Manager in September of 2014. She communicates with clients on all billing inquiries and ensures a smooth transition when clients partner with us to provide services. Jacqueline has 10 years of experience in the accounting field and is a Certified Notary Public of Nassau County. She acquired her B.A. degree from Hofstra University and is passionately pursuing her graduate degree.
ZAK ATIAS Systems Engineer
Zak was brought onto the Brash Concepts support team in 2012 as our Systems Engineer. His day-to-day tasks consist of support calls, client-server administration, and infrastructure improvements. Zak’s specialties include desktop + server construction and data center virtualization.
When he’s not working, Zak can be found spending time with his family or doing anything tech related.
RUDY PAULINO Field Technician
Rudy has been a Field Technician for Brash Concepts since 2012. On a regular day, Rudy can be seen conducting site surveys, troubleshooting issues, or building new client networks.
When he’s not working, he enjoys exploring NYC and spending time with friends.
JOSEPH MAXIM Account Manager
Joseph is the newest member to join Brash Concepts in April 2016 as an Account Manager. Since 1996, he has worked in the IT industry specializing in small business networks. Joseph works with our clients to ensure all their technology needs are being met and introduces new solutions. When Joseph is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He is a proud fan of his home town sports teams: the Mets, Jets, and Rangers — encouraging his son to do the same!