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Cicala and Associates LLC

Cicala People are experienced professionals who are well known and respected in the procurement and asset management business. We enjoy helping clients master the IT Asset Management challenge and contribute to their organizations success. If you believe you would also enjoy this challenge and can make a difference for our clients, please contact us.

Team Cicala

Patricia M. Cicala, President & CEO
Patricia M. Cicala, has over 20 years of experience in the management of technology, with expertise in the areas of asset management, procurement, contracts, and strategic technology workplace development. Prior to forming Cicala & Associates, Ms. Cicala was the Vice President and Worldwide Practice Leader for Asset Management and Procurement at Gartner Group, Inc., the leading technology research authority. Prior to her tenure at Gartner, Ms. Cicala founded and developed United Software Services Company, a knowledge-based software services firm which delivered services to more than 35 Fortune 500 Companies. Services provided included software auditing, negotiation planning strategies, and software portfolio management. Ms. Cicala also served previously as Vice President of Worldwide Asset Management and Enterprise Vendor Relations at Citibank/Citicorp.

Bradley J. Cicala, Managing Partner
As a young entrepreneur, Bradley J Cicala co-founded Cicala & Associates, LLC. Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration degree from the Max Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. His focus is in Business, Real Estate, Finance and Urban Analysis. Bradley is a managing partner at Cicala & Associates with primary responsibilities for marketing, affiliations and business development. Prior to co-founding Cicala & Associates, he interned with a prominent real estate development firm and had project supervisor responsibility for a major builder and construction management company located in the north eastern United States.

Natalie C. Boss, Associate
Natalie Boss has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry in the areas of contract management, software license restructuring and pricing, re-alignment and implementation of asset management procedures and project management. Prior to Cicala & Associates, Natalie was a Senior Consultant at Isogon Corporation where she provided a variety of asset management services, including license optimization and database planning and design. At United Software Services Natalie was a Portfolio Program Manager and Mainframe Software Auditor providing customized software services to Fortune 500 clients. During a six year tenure at Citicorp*Citibank, prior to United Software, Natalie performed implementation and rollout of asset tracking systems and assisted in the design of asset management programs for Citicorp domestic and international. Natalie has a Bachelor's degree from Bernard M. Baruch College with a concentration in Computer Information Systems.

Kenneth A. Mantione, Associate
Ken has over twenty five years in the technology business arena. The most recent experience is in the IT industry in the areas of IT asset management, programs, tools, implementation, data research and support. He has held positions within major fortune 500 firms and consulting companies as; VP of Operations & Support Services, Director of Operations, Major Projects & Outsourcing, VP of Business Development & Sales Support, including; Consultant as, Business & Technology Solutions. He has worked across multiple industries and disciplines with a solid foundation in all areas of technology and communication systems management, including: strategic planning, operations management, telecommunications analysis/optimization and business solutions, development and deployment. Education: BS/EE.

Ralph J. Rivera - MCSA/MCSE
Director, Web & Infrastructure Operations

Ralph Rivera has fifteen years experience in IT asset management, IT Infrastructure Operations, business development, project management, and organizational growth, with special concentration in software license restructuring, OS/390 product inventory and invoice reconciliation, and implementation of IT asset management practices/procedures. Prior to joining Cicala & Associates, Ralph was a Systems Engineer and IT Consultant at Isogon Corporation. He provided pre & post-sales technical support for Isogon's Software Asset Management products and services and high-level IT asset management consulting services to Global 1000 companies and government agencies worldwide. Prior to Isogon Corporation, Ralph was a Mainframe Software Auditor at United Software Services Co., providing services to Fortune 500 clients to assist them in managing software assets. Ralph earned a bachelor's degree (MIS) from Kean University and graduate level degrees in Internetwork Engineering from PCAGE, a Microsoft certified technical institute & computer programming from the Computer Integrated Design & Manufacturing (CIDM) department at Kean University.