WHO WE ARE
MEET THE ADVANCED OFFICE TECHNOLOGY TEAM
FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
Sal Graduated from Iona College with a degree in Corporate Finance & Accounting. After serving in the U.S. Army he began his 45 year career in the office equipment industry. Sal founded Advanced Office Technology on June 2, 1984 in a 600 sq. ft. building on Main St. in Brewster, N.Y. Today Advanced has offices in New York and Connecticut and just the supply warehouse is 6,600 sq. ft. The success of the company is predicated on two very simple philosophies – “Treat your customers the way you want to be treated“ and “The customer is always right“
We are your office automation partner!
VICE PRESIDENT / OPERATIONS
Bob has been with the company for 28 years. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting. Bob started as a technician and gradually moved on to computers and networking and along the way became a Microsoft Certified Professional. Bob now runs the Information Technology department as well as the in-house operations. He constantly strives to bring organization, efficiency and planning to the company.
Bob is married to Liz and has two sons, Robert and Benjamin. They love to ski in the wintertime and go camping in the summer.
Al has been with Advanced for almost 20 years. He is an expert at every facet of the service operation. His dedication and work ethic are unmatched. He normally begins his workday at 6:30 and ends his day when every customer has been satisfied. His service team is well trained and highly motivated.
Al has been married to Dina for 11 years and has 2 children, Nicholas & Madison.
Alison started with Advanced in July 1995 as a part time receptionist, while attending the State University of N.Y. After receiving her degree, she started full time as the accounts receivable clerk. Shortly thereafter, Alison was promoted to Office Manager. During her 24 years with the company, she has handled every part of the office operation.
Alison is now married to Robert, owns her own home and is mother to Gabriella Marie. She also is mother to two cats and a Border Collie by the name of Clover that they adopted as a rescue puppy from the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico.
Alison would like you to know that she also loves wine and cheese.
SENIOR SERVICE DISPATCHER
Fran started with Advanced in 1994. During the 25 years she has been with the company she has handled every aspect of the service dispatch system and toner resupply procedure. Fran always has a smile on her face and knows almost every customer on a first name basis. At our annual customer appreciation events, Fran is always sought out by customers who have only known her by her voice.
Fran has been married to Bill for 44 years, has two sons and six grandchildren. She and her family have lived in Putnam County for over 25 years.
SENIOR SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Ed Started in the office equipment business in 1985, and has been repairing copiers and teaching Tech/Trainees for almost 35 years. In the over 15 years Ed has been with Advanced Office Technology, he has helped make the company a true service powerhouse. No matter where your business is located, we repair your equipment within 4 hours.
Ed has 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Bruce has been in the office equipment business for 41 years, and has been with Advanced for more than 20 years. Everyone knows and loves Bruce. He has lived in Mahopac for 38 years, and knows everything there is to know about Copiers, Scanners and Printers and he knows Putnam County and its people. He is a fixture at every Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce gathering.
Bruce has been married to Judy for 39 years, and has a beautiful granddaughter by the name of Zoey. His daughter Dena is due to give Bruce and Judy their first Grandson in a few weeks.
ASSISTANT OFFICE MANAGER
Ana started with Advanced in July of 2009 as our accounts receivable clerk. She was promoted to Assistant Office Manager in 2013. In the 10 years she has been with Advanced her intelligence and attention to detail have helped the company streamline the office functions and increase profitability.
Ana is mother to one son and two cats. She is also the grandmother to 2 American Bulldogs.
Investing in People
We invest in our people; we invest in technology, and sell the best equipment. Our Service Technicians and Network Support Personnel are highly trained, certified professionals, ensuring your issue will be resolved quickly and efficiently. We took on Kyocera because they were breaking new ground as a solutions provider; it was the right move. Their technology and reliability is extraordinary for both the customer and for us, and their value added software utilities – our customers just love them!
A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
The Advanced Office Technology family is strongly committed to providing our customers with the very best and most economical solutions to streamline processes and make offices big and small as efficient as possible. We’ve been serving the needs of our clients throughout the country for over 35 years! We’ve leveraged our partnerships with top-tier equipment providers such as Kyocera, KIP. Panasonic, Canon, and HP. Our family includes our management team, back-office staff, sales staff, and our technicians. There is no question that our amazing and supportive team of consummate professionals is what sets us apart from other office technology providers.
– Sal Altavilla