We Are Abel Solutions

For over twenty-seven years, customers have trusted Abel Solutions to do what others couldn’t — solve their business and technology challenges. We can help you achieve powerful business improvement to accomplish your strategic goals.

Making Expected Benefits A Reality

At Abel Solutions, we believe each business enterprise requires a unique balance of People, Process, and Technology to achieve Business Excellence. Our consultants bring decades of experience and a true partnership approach to a unique solution that meets your specific business needs.

The choice is clear when considering a partnership to plan, deploy, and optimize your complex business improvements. Abel Solutions has the methodology, experience, and solutions to make you successful – making expected benefits a reality.

Leadership

David Hammond

David Hammond is President of Abel Solutions. He joined the team as Vice President of Solutions Delivery in April 2005 where he was responsible for management and delivery of all Abel Solutions information worker and application development projects.

Prior to joining Abel Solutions, Hammond was VP of Operations for LaVista Consulting, an information technology solutions firm focused on the energy industry, and LaVista Resources, a recruiting and staffing organization. He has also served as director of an industry solutions consulting practice with Computer Associates’ Global Professional Services and held a number of senior management positions with start-up technology and successful established consulting companies, including Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

Hammond is a graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a 2004 graduate of Leadership North Fulton. He served as Class Chair for Leadership North Fulton in 2007 and served on the Board of Directors for the program from 2005-2010. Hammond is also a founding member of The Drake House and has served on its board since 2004. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the Forsyth County Judicial Citizens Review Panel.

Pedro Speed

Pedro Speed joined the Abel Solutions team in January 2021 as the Director of Consulting. His expertise is in designing and delivering high-performance information technology (IT) architectures, applications, and services to address complex business problems.  

Speed has over 25 years of experience in IT operations and project management, including IT architecture design, application life cycle management, designing and implementing IT support solution strategies, and aligning business goals. He was the founder of a Managed IT Company in upstate New York and has previously worked for Lockheed Martin Corp, Gateway Computers, Simon & Schuster, and others. He has a BA degree in IT with a minor in Business Administration and holds various certifications, including Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Scrum Master. He is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Mike Murray

Mike Murray joined Applied Technical Services (ATS), the parent company of Abel Solutions, in November 1996. He currently serves as a Director with Abel Solutions and is also on Abel Solutions’ Board of Directors.

Prior to joining ATS and Abel Solutions, Murray served in the U.S. Air Force during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. He was part of the Security Forces law enforcement group and a military working dog (MWD) handler from 1990 to 1994. While on active duty, he took advantage of the education opportunities afforded to the military and attended college where he was able to take numerous computer programming classes and developed a passion for Information Technology.

Murray is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Science. Throughout his career, Murray has continued to expand his knowledge of information systems and enjoys finding efficient ways to deliver meaningful data to people. Primarily self-taught, he has extensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and has developed many database systems to manage business information.

 

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