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Our People

Roland Fritz

Roland Fritz
President

Roland Fritz is president and founder of Data Protection Advisors, LLC. He oversees all aspects of sales, business development, and customer service. Roland's 30 year experience in the information technology industry includes executive, sales and business development positions at IBM, MCI and Verizon. Prior to starting Data Protection Advisors, Roland worked for EMC Backup Recovery Systems Division. Roland holds a bachelor's of science in accounting from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland and a master's of science in business from John's Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.


Matt Russo

Matt Russo
Director of Engineering

Matt Russo is Director of Engineering for Data Protection Advisors, LLC. He leads all aspects of solution development and consulting services. Matt has 31 years of experience in the IT industry working in solution design, implementation, and consulting services. Matt has worked for Standard Data Equipment, General Software Systems, Quantum, Legato, Falconstor, and EMC. Prior to starting Data Protection Advisors, Matt worked for EMC in the Backup and Recovery Systems Division. Matt holds EMC Proven Professional Expert certification in Backup and Recovery and VMware’s VTSP version 4 and 5 as well accreditation for VTSP-VI (Virtualization) and VTSP-BC (Business Continuity).


Casey Fritz

Casey Fritz
Systems Engineer

Casey Fritz is a Systems Engineer for Data Protection Advisors, LLC. He works with customers to understand their environment and quantify the benefits of new technology. To facilitate the analysis of customer operations, Casey has been instrumental in the development of the company's On-Site Backup Assessment Tool. Casey previously worked for Apple, Inc.


Caitlin Hamilton

Caitlin Hamilton
Controller

Caitlin Hamilton is Controller for Data Protection Advisors, LLC. She specializes in accounting services for small businesses. Caitlin is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. Caitlin received her bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park and has over eight years of experience in public accounting.