Paul H. Mauritz, President and CEO of NetCraftsmen, named among The Top 25 Cybersecurity IT Executives of 2020


NetCraftsmen, LLC, a leading IT consulting and solutions provider, announced today that that the IT Services Report has named Paul H. Mauritz, President and CEO of NetCraftsmen, among the top 25 Cybersecurity IT executives of 2020. The IT Service Report selected this year’s awardees based on nominations, for their breadth and depth of knowledge in cybersecurity, the effectiveness of their services and solutions, and their demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams.  This year’s awardees are among the most seasoned leaders who can meet the needs of business owners and executives seeking to protect their companies from future cyber threats.

“I’m pleased to accept this award on behalf of the entire NetCraftsmen team,” said Paul H. Mauritz, President and CEO of NetCraftsmen. “The quality of our team members truly sets us apart.  Their expertise, dedication and commitment to our clients is the foundation for NetCraftsmen’s continued success.”

The full list can be found online on the IT Services Report website.







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.