Leadership Team

The Management Behind our Services

Meet Our Leadership Team

Years of Experience Dedicated to Creating Customer Value

Jason Caras IT Authorities

Jason Caras

CEO & Co-Founder

Jason Caras is an accomplished entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in a variety of dynamic business environments. Driven by the development and success of others, Caras not only searches for ways to consistently improve himself, he devotes much of his time to illuminating the potential in others.

His perseverance, tenacity and unwavering passion for success has carried him through adversity and shaped him into the accomplished entrepreneur he is today. He is a 2017 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and has been named one of the Top 250 Leaders in the World by MSPmentor. Caras is a humble, energetic, dynamic thinker and he has received the John C. Maxwell’s Top 30 Leadership Award, been named the CEO of the Year by CEO Magazine and Tech Leader of the Year by Tampa Bay Tech formerly Tampa Bay Technology Forum. He aspires to be the world’s greatest dad. Jason Caras is about maximum achievement. He grows by helping others grow.

Tony Sousan IT Authorities

Tony Sousan

President of Sales & Marketing

Tony Sousan joined IT Authorities in December 2016 and is the President of Sales & Marketing.

Experience
Tony has over 25 year of technology and business leadership experience in product innovation & development, operations, sales and engineering for global companies. Prior to joining IT Authorities he served in leadership positions at Syniverse, CenturyLink, Savvis Communications, AG Edwards, Edward Jones and 3Com.

He holds an Executive MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a degree in Business Management from Webster University.

Pete Bober IT Authorities

Pete Bober

Chief Business Development Officer

In his role as Chief Business Development Officer, Pete focuses on the development and growth of the business through building relationships in the industry, identifying opportunities, and completing business deals. Pete joined IT Authorities in February of 2017.

Experience
Pete has over 35 years’ experience in IT with the last 25 years in the Coca-Cola IT system including global leadership roles from raw ingredients to delivering refreshments to the customer. While working in Atlanta, Pete, enjoyed serving over 20 years with the Boy Scouts of America in various leadership positions including District Commissioner and most recently Scoutmaster in the Atlanta area council, mentoring young men to Eagle rank. Pete was also a Board member of both Oak Mountain Academy, an independent college-preparatory institution, as well as Team Chrissy, a group focused on helping families cope with the stresses of dealing with Multiple Sclerosis.

Christina Diamond VP of people IT Authorities

Christina Diamond

Chief Administrative Officer

Christina Diamond joined IT Authorities as our Chief Administrative Officer in October 2017. She is responsible for employee lifecycle and ensuring a perfect fit between of talent, culture and customer focus.

Experience
Prior to joining IT Authorities, Christina was the Director of Human Resources at Kelby One Media. She has also served as the Director of Human Resources at Stopa Law Firm and as Vice President of Human Resources at Hill Top Research from 2011. Christina has over 17 years of experience in Human Resource leadership and is an expert in company expansions.

She earned a BA in Human Development from Eckerd College and is a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Andrew Lierman, Director of Professional Services

Andrew Lierman

Chief Technology Officer

Vice President of Managed Services Services

Sean Dougherty

Vice President of Managed Services

Sean Dougherty joined IT Authorities as our Vice President of Managed Services in August 2019.

Experience
Prior to joining IT Authorities, Sean has held roles in Information Technology, Commercial Operations, and Project Logistics within divisions of General Electric supporting industries including Power, Petrochemical, and Healthcare. As a Management Consultant, he has advised companies and non-governmental organizations on operational challenges focusing on solutions utilizing data science models and techniques. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from the University of South Florida, a Master of Business Administration from Stetson University, and an Executive Doctorate in Business through his research in Partnering Humans with Intelligent Systems. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and is certified in ITIL 4.

Brittany Grant | VP of Marketing

Brittany Grant

Vice President of Marketing

Brittany Grant joined IT Authorities in May 2018 as our Vice President of Marketing. She is responsible for driving a comprehensive GTM strategy for the company with cross-department collaboration in branding, digital, and content marketing.

Experience
Brittany comes to ITA with a business-to-business, technology background having worked with several MSPs, VARs, and Distributors in the Tampa Bay area. She holds multiple certifications in Hubspot Marketing & CRM software as well as being certified in Google Search, Mobile, and Display advertising.

She holds a BA degree in Graphic Design and Advertising from the University of Tampa.