Andre Wright

Architect, Regional Manager

I have 19 years of experience in the industry and am highly qualified in Unified Communications and Collaboration technologies. As an Architect at NetCraftsmen, I have extensive hands-on experience in network, UC, and sales engineering providing the ability to assess customer needs, design enterprise solutions, and implement effective methods to deliver optimum results. As Regional Manager for Washington, DC I am responsible for client service engagement and resource delivery in support of their business goals and objectives to improve in operations.


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Collaboration
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Collaboration


NetCraftsmen is an excellent place of work where your independence is respected. Family oriented, diverse engineers that treats our clients environment as if it were their own, collectively aspiring to do things “The NetCraftsmen Way”.


I enjoy working with unique diverse professionals, along with multi-functional business and technology areas with our clients. My experience in UC has grown substantially through these experiences and engagements allowing increased knowledge.


Love spending time with my wife and two kids vacationing. Very active in sports and recreation from basketball to golf to bike riding and even video gaming.


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.