Company History and Leadership

Excellence through Diversity

Our Team's Strengths in Action

The SME team's diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences contribute to its excellence and success.


Having a variety of perspectives at the table brings unique insights and approaches that help our team and clients consider a wider range of options and outcomes.


A wide range of skills and knowledge enables SME to tackle a wider variety of tasks and challenges and leads us to be a well-rounded team


We strive to have a culture of collaboration so our team can share their expertise, broaden their knowledge base, and develop new competencies.


Teamwork begins by building trust

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Christopher Moyer
Founder, President &

Christopher Moyer

A visionary leader with over 20 years of experience, known for his strategic thinking and passion for innovation.

Ronald Katzman
Vice President, Strategy & Operations

Ronald Katzman

Develops and executes key business strategies while ensuring seamless daily operations for successful client engagements.

Larry Brennan
Director, Business Consulting Services

Larry Brennan

Leads a team of experts who provide strategic guidance to clients, driving their business growth and overall success.

Sergei Karpusenko
Solutions Architect

Sergei Karpusenko

Designs and develops custom solutions for clients, ensuring successful project delivery and satisfaction.

Katlyn Patzwald
Corporate Marketing, Executive Assistant to CEO

Katlyn Patzwald

Provides comprehensive administrative support and assists in the implementation of key marketing initiatives and strategies.

James Partyka
Director, Business Intelligence Consulting Services

James Partyka

Leads a team of experts in developing and implementing data-driven solutions that drive business growth and success for clients.

George Barrett
Director of

George Barrett

Oversees innovative technology solutions that drive business growth and increase efficiency for our clients. 

Trey Bayne
Senior Account

Trey Bayne

Nurturing client and partner relationships with the aim to not only meet but exceed clients' expectations.


The Story of Our Company's Founding and Growth

A comprehensive overview of SME's journey and accomplishments, while also providing insights into our vision and future aspirations.

  • 2011

    With over 20 years of experience, SME's CEO Chris Moyer, capitalized on his business analytics and process improvement expertise by launching SME.

    Before SME, Chris spent a majority of his career with Florida Power & Light, Exelon Corporation, and Reliant Energy

  • 2012

    With the utilization of six sigma and advanced data solutions to seek out process defects and improvement areas, SME  provides a holistic view to ensure desired future states are not only met, but exceeded and sustained while focusing on the analysis of economic, financial, and risk factors for various project types.

  • 2014

    As the team expands, so does SME’s vertical and industry focus. It was at this point that the SME culture and business offerings started to see hockey stick growth.

  • 2015

    SME receives Qlik’s North American Partner Culture Award, a testament to the team's dedication to fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation with our clients.

  • 2018

    SME Solutions Group remains dedicated to delivering Microsoft consulting services while further expanding its Microsoft partnership as a distinguished Gold Data Analytics and Power BI Partner.

    The SME Foundation was created to help non-profits and institutions with a focus on technology enhancements.

    SME obtained the United States of America Patent & Trademark for the acronym "SME" and corporate logo. 

  • 2019

    SME wins ThoughtSpot’s North America Emerging Partner of the Year.

    SME is a top 5 finalist for the Tampa Chamber’s Small Business of the Year.

    First annual golf event. 

  • 2020

    SME Solutions Group announces that it has acquired Aculytics, Inc., a Jacksonville, Florida data analytics consulting firm specializing in healthcare. Read more about the acquisition

    SME supports 52 healthcare facilities in FL with their Covid-19 analytics and reporting needs.

  • 2022

    SME launches BI as a Service offering, combining best-in-class technologies with industry expertise, resulting in an end-to-end solution.

  • 2023

    SME attends TBBW Philanthropist of the Year Awards Dinner where individuals and organizations were recognized for their philanthropic efforts in Tampa Bay.

    SME won in the Corporate/Business category for companies with up to 499 employees. Read more about this accolade

  • Present Day

    SME Solutions Group is named a Best Places to Work honoree by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Read more about BPTW

  • Future

    We remain committed to building on our legacy of innovation and excellence, and to working with our clients on their data strategy. We look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional value to our clients and partners in the years to come.

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