Tier4 Advisors Hires Former Technology Association of Georgia Chief Executive to be the Company’s New President and CEO

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Tier 4 Advisors, LLC, an industry leader in the procurement of data centers and telecom, managed services, and IT security; is excited to announce the hiring of Tino Mantella as the company’s new President and CEO. In his new role, Mr. Mantella will assume leadership over all major corporate decisions, and manage the overall operations and resources of the company. Company founder, Jake Sherrill, will adopt the newly created title of Chairman.

In announcing the hiring, Sherrell states, “I am incredibly excited and humbled to have Tino as Tier4’s new CEO and President. He has all of the necessary tools and past experiences to show leadership in our pursuit to become an invaluable resource to IT professionals all over the country. Given the volatile climate of procuring IT infrastructure, we are excited to add Tino's expertise and empathy for the needs of the technology community.”

Prior to joining Tier 4, Mr. Mantella served as the President and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia, a world class membership organization and an engine for economic development for the state of Georgia. During his more than a decade at the helm of the organization, Mr. Mantella steered the organization TAG to tremendous growth; increasing membership from under 500 members to more than 35,000, and 2,000 member companies.

"I am thrilled to be joining the Tier4 Advisor team,” says Mantella. “TAG's mission, for the last 12 plus years was to build Georgia's technology industry while supporting the people that work in the tech field. It's an honor to now be providing leadership to a company that's goal is similar - to help IT professionals with procurement of services related to data centers and telecom. The testimonials that I have read regarding how Tier4 is leveraging cost savings and time efficiencies is phenomenal. I feel right at home here. We are still helping the industry and the IT professionals. Jake and his team have done a tremendous job bringing Tier4 to where it is today. My plan is to repeat what I/we were able to do with TAG - to work with the team to grow a formidable, principle driven, national organization. We are poised to do it."