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 Of Counsel
Benjamin serves as outside legal counsel to Brash Concepts. Benjamin earned his JD degree at Brooklyn Law School and is licensed to practice law in the State of New York. Benjamin specializes in Telecommunications Law and Cyber Risk Insurance.
PETER VESDREVANIS Operations Manager
Peter took on the role of Operations Manager. Each day he coordinates with the field teams on ongoing projects and communicates with clients on all upcoming ones. He also manages all Help Desk tickets, ensuring their successful completion. Peter has been with Brash Concepts since 2012, first acting as a Field Technician, then as a Voice Engineer and has transitioned into this role.
Alison Dictor Controller & Human Resources
Alison joined Brash Concepts as our Controller & HR Manager in September of 2017. Alison will be handling all of our Accounting and Human Resource needs. She has direct contact with our clients for our billing and all of our vendors for our purchasing needs. Alison has over 30 years of experience in the accounting field in both public and private industries and is a Certified Notary Public of Nassau County. Alison acquired her B.A. degree in Accounting from NYIT.
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 Network Engineer
Rudy has been working 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 has been with Brash Concepts since 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!