About Achieve 1

Achieve 1 is a regional integrator of technology-based business solutions covering Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. Built on products and services from the world’s top technology companies, Achieve 1 solutions are installed, configured and supported by our dedicated teams of highly certified experts.

With the right people and the right partners, we are able to focus on solutions to help businesses like yours cut costs, increase reliability, ease the burden of management, maximize flexibility, mitigate risk and improve service.

We require our teams to be certified in multiple disciplines and products, so they can help you get from the high-level architecture of a solution all the way down to the technical configuration and implementation of point-products.

Innovation drives business. Does I.T. drive innovation?

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Achieve 1 Leadership

Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas

President / CEO

Mike has been with Achieve One since it was founded in 2009. He has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years with experience running global account teams for leading solution manufacturers. At Achieve One, Mike is responsible for setting the company’s strategy and vision while driving overall business growth. A graduate of Radford University, Mike enjoys spending time with his two teenage children and wife, as well as fishing and coaching baseball.

Shane Pierce

Shane Pierce

EVP Sales

Shane has been with Achieve One since 2012, but has been working in the IT industry for over 9 years. He is responsible for managing existing customer relationships as well as mentoring and assisting the sales organization in the execution of commitments to Achieve One’s clients. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Shane enjoys coaching his three children in numerous sports and can been seen out on the greens when he’s not working.

Eric Umstead

Eric Umstead

Director of Technical Services

Eric has been with Achieve One since 2016. He has been in the IT industry for 20+ years. Eric has a Master‘s Degree in Executive IT Management from VCU. At Achieve One, he is responsible for the success of internal and customer facing technology initiatives. Eric’s core strengths include Datacenter Architecture, Leadership, Team Building, Coaching, IT Governance, Data and Systems Lifecycle Management, Process and Project Management, Presentation and Communication. Away from the office, Eric enjoys spending time with his family and immersing himself in the great outdoors.

Frank Jenkins

Frank Jenkins

CFO

Frank has been with Achieve One since 2012 with over 25 years in the finance industry. He is responsible for Achieve One’s financial selling, contract and credit efforts. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Frank enjoys spending time at Lake Gaston with his wife and son.