About Us

Our Mission

We are committed to technical excellence and customer Satisfaction and our mission is to be the premier solution architect and integrator of proven and advanced information technologies knowing no geographical limitations and respecting the needs of our clients.

Company Profile

Advantage Networking, Inc is owned and operated by Stephen Finizio. We have been in business since 2003. We deliver a complete solution to your IT business needs and are committed to providing intelligent, highly scalable and cost effective network solutions. Additionally we provide consulting services for systems design, technology implementation, security audits, vendor selection, employee screening, custom solution development, systems management, training and staff enhancement. We also offer services to municipal and state agencies to vet bids regarding information technologies.

Stephen Finizio – Owner / President

Steve has 30 years of successful and progressive responsibility in the implementation and management of Information Technologies. He holds several professional certifications that include MCSE and MCNE. Prior to starting Advantage Networking in 2003, Steve worked as the Network Manager for SETA Corporation in Boca Raton, FL where for 7 years he used his expertise with the latest highly secure defense systems to integrate smart cards, intrusion detection systems (IDSs), virtual private networks (VPNs), and public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies. Experience that still serves him today. For the past 20 years Steve has served as a lead engineer and as the principle managing owner of Advantage Networking Inc.

Ted Grahn – Helpdesk Manager / Engineer

Ted is an IT Professional with over 30 years of experience. He has been with Advantage Networking, Inc. since 2009. He is a very successful and progressive IT consultant with knowledge in the implementation and management of Information Technologies. He holds several professional certifications. His background includes being a Network Administrator, IT Consultant, Helpdesk Administrator as well as a Manager.
Ted is a skilled IT Consultant, providing user support and solutions in high demand work environments for any size business. He has a proven track record of efficiently diagnosing and resolving complex customer issues. Ted is highly experienced in communicating complex information in an easily understood format across a diverse customer base. He is proficient in a number of operating systems and applications and has a solid reputation for professionalism and responsiveness.

Lori Grahn – Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Lori is the Bookkeeper and Office Manager with Advantage Networking since 2018. She has more than 30 years of financial and customer service work experience. Her key strengths are attention to detail, problem solving, prioritizing, customer relations and an outstanding work ethic. Her excellent organizational skills are well utilized in coordinating activities for our busy consulting office.
Lori performs a wide range of responsibilities including Implementation of Office Procedures, Purchasing, Customer Liaison, General Office Accounting Functions, Workflow Scheduling and Planning, Customer Service, Project Coordination as well as low level helpdesk duties. Her strong analytical skills enable her to manage all these tasks on a daily basis in a timely and efficient manner.

Natalia Toro – IT Consultant/Camera Specialist

Natalia Toro has been with Advantage Networking the beginning of 2015. Although she has been with us a short time she has been an asset to the company with her strong knowledge and expertise in network configuration d cable management. Natalia has over 16 years of experience in the IT field with a wide array of technical background including Helpdesk, Network Planning, Installation, Cable Management, Router Configuration, Implementation of Wireless Networks, CCTV Security System Implementation and Troubleshooting, Active Directory, and much more. She speaks Spanish, English and Basic Portuguese.

Milton Martinez – Network Engineer

Milton is an IT Professional Consultant and Higher Level Engineer with Advantage Networking, Inc. since 2019 and in the IT business for over 8 years.
Although he has much experience in Configuration, Support, Installation, Imaging, Maintenance, Virus Cleanup, Implementation, and Troubleshooting; he specializes in Routers, Switches, and Firewalls. He has worked on many technical skills from Linux, Windows, Cisco, Hyper V, VMware, Exchange, Office 365, Antivirus, DNS Servers, Microsoft, and much more. He is a hard working individual who is always willing to learn new skills. He is dedicated to providing solutions to your business needs.

Pedro Miranda – Level II Computer Engineer / Consultant

Pedro’s Bio is coming…

Carlos Barajas – Network Engineer

Carlos is an experienced and highly skilled Engineer with over 12 years of experience in the industry. Carlos has a degree in Computer Science and Information Technology. He possesses strong project management skills, enabling him to lead and manage any project from start to finish. Proficient in Microsoft Azure and Office 365, Switching, Routing, and Firewalls, allowing him to provide efficient and practical cloud-based solutions for network systems. In addition, he has exceptional troubleshooting skills and can quickly identify and resolve complex network/server issues, ensuring that all systems run at maximum uptime. His technical and communication skills allow him to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and clients to ensure successful project outcomes.