Established in 2001, NetCraftsmen® provides consulting, solutions design, and ongoing management for a variety of technologies including: network, collaboration, data center, cloud, security, and other innovative technologies.

We specialize in serving complex, highly regulated industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, and government.

Our services are available as ongoing, fixed-fee engagements with our Craftsmen Assurance® Managed Services offerings, as discrete consulting projects, outsourced IT services, or as a combination of the three. Every engagement can be customized to fit our client’s specific needs.



Rapidly changing technology, consumption models, and technical debt make it difficult to maintain a healthy IT infrastructure that’s prepared to react to any event and able to robustly support business objectives. NetCraftsmen helps you address these challenges, resulting in improved system reliability, the ability to meet regulatory requirements and an IT infrastructure prepared for the future.

The NetCraftsmen Way® truly sets us apart from our competition. The people, processes, and technology we bring to each project provide long-term, sustainable business outcomes for our clients. With just the right size organization, we provide a deep bench of top engineers and experts, without losing the personal attention and client-focused approach which is embedded into the NetCraftsmen culture.

Our team of NetCraftsmen experts ensures your IT infrastructure gets healthy and stays healthy by identifying and resolving current IT infrastructure challenges, reducing risk, and proactively preparing you for the future. Our clients have access to the entire NetCraftsmen team of best-in-class professionals. You’ll never get traded-down.  We empower our team of experts to do what’s right, every time.




Nick Kelly

Cybersecurity Engineer, Cisco

Nick has over 20 years of experience in Security Operations and Security Sales. He is an avid student of cybersecurity and regularly engages with the Infosec community at events like BSides, RVASec, Derbycon and more. The son of an FBI forensics director, Nick holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice and is one of Cisco’s Fire Jumper Elite members. When he’s not working, he writes cyberpunk and punches aliens on his Playstation.


Virgilio “BONG” dela Cruz Jr.

CCDP, CCNA V, CCNP, Cisco IPS Express Security for AM/EE
Field Solutions Architect, Tech Data

Virgilio “Bong” has sixteen years of professional experience in IT industry from academe, technical and customer support, pre-sales, post sales, project management, training and enablement. He has worked in Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as a member of the WAN and LAN Switching team. Bong now works for Tech Data as the Field Solutions Architect with a focus on Cisco Security and holds a few Cisco certifications including Fire Jumper Elite.


John Cavanaugh

CCIE #1066, CCDE #20070002, CCAr
Chief Technology Officer, Practice Lead Security Services, NetCraftsmen

John is our CTO and the practice lead for a talented team of consultants focused on designing and delivering scalable and secure infrastructure solutions to customers across multiple industry verticals and technologies. Previously he has held several positions including Executive Director/Chief Architect for Global Network Services at JPMorgan Chase. In that capacity, he led a team managing network architecture and services.  Prior to his role at JPMorgan Chase, John was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco working across a number of verticals including Higher Education, Finance, Retail, Government, and Health Care.

He is an expert in working with groups to identify business needs, and align technology strategies to enable business strategies, building in agility and scalability to allow for future changes. John is experienced in the architecture and design of highly available, secure, network infrastructure and data centers, and has worked on projects worldwide. He has worked in both the business and regulatory environments for the design and deployment of complex IT infrastructures.