Executive Team

David Doran, Co-founder & CEO

David Doran co-founded Texas Systems Group in 2002. He has over 26 years of proven leadership experience in sales, IT infrastructure design and integration, technical operations management, and software development.

Doran started his career as a Lieutenant in the US Air Force as a software engineer developing classified 3-Dimentional visualization systems. He also served in the first Gulf War (Desert Storm), overseeing communication and computer support to the RC-135 (Rivet Joint) aircraft. Doran was promoted to Captain while at the Headquarters European Command in Stuttgart, Germany where he directed around the clock support for the World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS) and the Global Command and Control System (GCCS) where he achieved the highest system availability out of 16 worldwide locations including the Pentagon.

After four years in Germany, Doran then was sent to the 412th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB, CA where he performed advanced flight testing of airborne communication and computer systems on a C-135 aircraft.

Doran began his civilian career in 1997 as a Technical Consultant with Sprint Paranet during which time he also served in the Air Force Reserves at the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERT), Information Warfare Center. After a year at Sprint Paranet, he then took over management of the Information Technology department for Deja.com (formerly DejaNews). In 1999, Doran was recruited at the initial funding stage by QuickArrow Inc., as the Director of Information Technology. At QuickArrow, he hired staff to build and provide 24/7 support to the company’s data center application hosting infrastructure. In 2002, he co-founded Texas Systems Group, Inc. and took on the position of CEO to lead a customer focused group of system and network administrators that provide fixed price Managed Information Technology services and support to businesses throughout Texas.

Doran has a B.S in Computer Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an M.S. in Management of Information Systems from Bowie State (University of Maryland Systems), and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.


Andrew Lam, Co-founder & COO

Andrew Lam also co-founded Texas Systems Group in 2002 and has over 20 years of proven technical experience and an outstanding record of leading professional services teams.

Lam started his career at SMTC performing circuit board testing. He worked up to the position of Field Service Technician deploying and supporting shipping systems for United Postal Service’s (UPS) large customers. Lam then took an opportunity at Dell to provide Customer Service Technical Support for desktop computers. In 1997, Lam became a Technical Consultant at Sprint Paranet providing expertise in installation and management of Windows desktop and server systems for many clients throughout Central Texas.

In 1999, Lam was recruited at the initial funding stage by QuickArrow Inc., to be the Information Technology Manager. There he hired staff to build and provide 24/7 support to the company’s corporate and engineering information technology infrastructures.

As Texas Systems Group’s COO, Lam leads a team of customer focus system and network administrators that provide information technology support to businesses in Texas. Lam obtained his A.S in Electronic Engineering at ITT and has attended the University of Houston.


Christine Blohm-Lee, CFO

Christine Blohm-Lee began with Texas Systems Group in 2012 and was quickly promoted to run Operations in 2013. In this roll, she has defined and automated numerous processes, created standards based on ITIL service management to meet our Service Level Agreements, and led the implementation of the Entrepreneur Operating System (EOS) for Texas Systems Group.

In 2004, Lee started her career at Executive Physician Services as a receptionist and moved her way through the positions in the company to become the Office Manager. During her 8 years of employment, she helped create efficiency in internal systems, learned to manage a team of billing and insurance professionals, and consulted with medical practices to improve their processes.

Lee pursued a B.A. in International Business and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio and then continued to earn a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Texas at San Antonio. In 2013 she obtained her ITIL certification.


Anthony Barron, vCIO

While earning his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Anthony served in the Navy Reserves and completed a tour in Afghanistan as an Intelligence Specialist. His experience within the military intelligence community prompted his transition to L-3 Communications where he consulted for military leaders on the effective use of geospatial technology to support operational decisions.

He is a self-taught developer with a concentration in Python and now focuses on helping companies find value in technology. By closely partnering with companies, Anthony is able to use technology to answer difficult questions, mitigate risk, and help businesses grow.

In his free time, Anthony pursues his MBA at the McCombs School of Business and leverages his new skills by consulting for local start-ups in product strategy and marketing. Anthony is a Round Rock native and enjoys building relationships in the community.


Randy Lucas, Director of Operations

Randy Lucas has delivered IT solutions and services to healthcare organizations and businesses for over twenty years. Early in his career, he was a field engineer serving companies in the burgeoning home health industry in South Texas. He went on to serve in technical and leadership roles for large healthcare organizations including Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Providence St. Joseph Health, supporting tens of thousands of users and endpoints.

In 2015, Randy joined the team at Texas Systems Group as Data Center Virtualization Engineer. In the years since, he advanced to the role of SysNet Manager, then Technical Operations Manager, and now serves as the Director of Operations. His philosophy and vision for the team is simply to live out TXSG’s five core values: Strive for Excellence, Be Committed to the Team, Operate with Integrity and Professionalism, Learn, Grow, and Improve, and Be Humbly Confident.

A graduate of Wayland Baptist University, Randy earned his BAS in Business Administration. His technical experience is primarily focused in the areas of servers, storage, virtualization, and automation. He continues to learn new areas of technology while leading and developing strategy for continued growth and improvement of the company, and creating better solutions and customer service interactions for our client partners.


 

 

Executive Board of Advisors

Robert Cioffi & Ugo Chiulli, Owners
Progressive Computing, Yonkers, NY
Mike Harris, Owner
Worksighted, Holland, MI
Paul McLean, Owner
Anchor Point IT Solutions, Santa Barbara, CA
Kevin MacArthur, Owner
Secure Networks, Hyannis, MA
Richard Anderson, Peter Durand,
& Marc Miller
, Owners
Imagine IT, Burnsville, MN
Mark & Erica Richmond, Owners
MicroDoctor IT, Warren, OH
David & Shelly Rounds, Owners
NetEffect, Las Vegas, NV
Josh Gilmore, Owner
Gilmore Solutions, Sterling, KS
Chad Cline, Owner
Tarrant Technology, Ft. Worth, TX
Chad Menard, VP of Operations
GadellNet, St. Louis, MO