Jay Cartisano was promoted President of CBS in January of 2012. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President of Sales Operations for our Connecticut and New York locations since January 2010. Previously he held the position of Vice President of Sales where he was awarded the prestigious Sales Vice President of the Year award from CBS’ parent company, Global Imaging Systems, Inc. in 2008 and 2009. Jay began his career with CBS in 1990 as an Account Representative. He was recognized with the Sales Representative of the Year award for 5 consecutive years before being promoted to Sales Manager, Branch Sales Manager and then Vice President of Sales. Jay holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Ohio University.
Alyssa Le began her career with Connecticut Business Systems in 2000 as a Staff Accountant. She was promoted to Controller in 2004 and nine years of mentoring by Walter Pistel, CFO culminated in her appointment to CFO in June 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting from University of Hartford. Alyssa resides in Newington, Connecticut with her husband and two sons.
As Senior Operations & Finance Executive, Bob has been successful at building high performing, customer-focused organizations, leading them toward profitability and operational excellence. Most recently, Bob served as head of Supply Chain at The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P). Prior to A&P Bob served as Senior Vice President and later President of a niche third party logistics organization that provided Final Mile/White Glove Delivery for manufacturers and retailers. Earlier in his career, Bob served as VP with Sony building their operational structures for Ecommerce. Bob has a strong mix of both small and large market experience and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Post College in Waterbury, CT.
Giana Carducci started with CBS over 10 years ago as an HR Assistant in 2003. She was promoted to HR Manager in 2005 and has held her current role as Director of HR since 2011. Giana holds a B.A. in Communications from Fairfield University and has her HR Certification from Villanova University.
R. Stephen Velardi began his career at CBS in October of 1998 as an Account Representative covering the Hartford marketplace. After seeing tremendous success in that marketplace he was promoted into a mentorship role followed by a supervisor’s position. Stephen was recognized as a Global Leader in 2001 and has since been promoted to manager, branch manager, General Manager and was most recently promoted to Vice President of Sales in January of 2012. Throughout his tenure with CBS Stephen has been honored with multiple awards based on overachievement of performance on a consistent basis. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.