Larry Fairtrace joined NEST in 2018 as Director of Infrastructure. Larry comes from QMES, where he was Director of
Larry joins NEST as an accomplished IT professional who has spent the last 15 years in a variety of technology positions. His responsibilities include managing the onsite and Azure Cloud NEST IT infrastructure, implementing a new SD-WAN solution for all offices, managing the infrastructure staff, and upgrading the VOIP phone system.
Over his tenure, Larry has built his experience to be a strategic IT manager that works with the business to improve organizational processes using technology. His experience includes rolling out and managing a companywide VOIP phone system and collaborating with operations to increase call center efficiencies of 97%. In addition, Larry was responsible for IT integration of more than ten company acquisitions by QMES. He negotiated some of the largest IT contracts for savings of Hundreds of Thousands of dollars per year on the IT budget.
Larry is a native of Pittsburgh and is a huge Pittsburgh sports fan. He is happily married to his wife Laura, who he met while attending Penn State, he is NOT a marathon runner, but loves Star Wars (not the Last Jedi) and all kinds of music. When he’s not working, Larry enjoys snow skiing, traveling, and attending a variety of concerts.