Making IT Simple for 27 Years

Business owners demand simple, reliable and powerful technology solutions to keep them ahead of their competition while reducing their costs. ExcalTech® has built a reputation for helping clients achieve these goals.

ExcalTech has been the leading IT service provider in the Chicagoland area since 1994. Headquartered in Lake Barrington, the organization provides professional, customized solutions for businesses across multiple industries. Our clients stay as our clients for years. This is because of our unique approach of providing technology models based on client requirements.


Competitive and transparent pricing. Flat rate options available for managed services. We price match hardware equipment.


A management team is assigned to all ExcalTech clients. This allows your personal team to be familiar with the account history and allocate relevant solutions and resources without additional documentation or delays.


Multiple employees are familiar with your account for structured redundancies.


We partner with Microsoft, Cisco, Veeam, VMware, Ruckus, WatchGuard and Ring Central for our certifications. Only certified engineers manage the on-site work.


As an extended arm of your technology team, we can manage external vendors, if required.


We guarantee our work and stand behind our service. If you pay for labor, we guarantee that your work will be completed correctly, in an industry standard manner, guided by ExcalTech’s established best practices.

Meet The Team

The team at ExcalTech works extremely hard to bring the best services to our clients. We currently employ over 39 talented individuals to help you with all of your project, maintenance and service needs. If you would like to know more about our organization, your engineer or your sales consultant, please contact us for additional information. We look forward to working with your organization.

Tom Rissman

Tom Rissman

President & CEO
Tom has been programming computers since 1973, and is skilled in storage, virtualization and enterprise applications. A serial entrepreneur, Tom is building ExcalTech’s national footprint and taking its already first-class client experience to the next level. Tom enjoys experimenting with new technologies, traveling and spending time with his family.
Matthew McCann

Matthew McCann

Matthew is a solutions-oriented IT professional with more than 20 years of experience designing and leading the implementation and support of high-performance technology solutions to meet challenging business needs. Matthew has lead technology teams in a variety of industries including Finance, Legal, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Consulting.
Justin Sampsel

Justin Sampsel

Justin's 10-plus years’ experience in enterprise technology leadership and sales have led to many longstanding client partnerships and successes. Justin is responsible for growing the ExcalTech brand one relationship at a time and providing our clients the best-in-class service they deserve. Justin enjoys traveling the globe with his wife and spoiling his beagle.
Amanda Regan

Amanda Regan

One of the most enjoyable things for Amanda has been watching our team and clients grow over the years. She started in dispatch and has been promoted to Operations/HR over her many years of service. She enjoys camping, hiking, video games, playing with her big puppy, and gathering with friends and family. You never know what the next thing may be in IT, but she is excited for the opportunity!
Scott Kopacz

Scott Kopacz

Scott started as a field technician with ExcalTech and through his years of service, dedication and experience has become part of the management team. He enjoys the challenges of problem solving and customizing network solutions to meet client needs. When not at work, you can find him by a campfire or working on his latest project.
Daniël den Hoed

Daniël den Hoed

Daniël provides leadership for the continued development and innovation of ExcalTech’s managed services. He has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of positions ranging from software development, database management and infrastructure design to managing support teams. In his spare time, Daniël likes to spend time with his wife and two sons.

Ben Litton

Ben oversees all of our clients’ website-related projects, including new website design, website support, web hosting, and domain name registration. He also oversees the internal operations that impact these services. Ben is an avid soccer fan who loves keeping up to date on multiple teams and leagues. He also loves spending as much time as possible with his wife and kids.
Shubhra Bhargava

Shubhra Bhargava

ExcalTech's rapid growth created the need for an executive design position to oversee the company's various design services and design-related projects and ensure that the company provides design of consistent quality and functionality. Shubhra has worked in leadership roles, both in the US and emerging markets. She enjoys writing, painting and traveling.

Questions? We’d love to hear from you. Call 833-EXCALTECH to speak to one of our Sales Consultants.

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