About

Company Overview

Tec-Refresh, Inc. is an information security consulting firm which provides managed security services, risk management, and compliance services. Efrem Gonzales founded the company in 2010 on the principle of putting the customer first. Our solutions reduce complexity, simplify device compliance, and enhance network security. 

We have the privilege of providing solutions for public, private, and non-profit organizations. By understanding each of our customers and their unique needs, we’re committed to improving security by providing customer-focused solutions that align with their goals and objectives. 

Whether your organization needs expertise in cyber security, backup & disaster recovery, or network segmentation, our dedicated and knowledgeable team will meet your IT needs and ensure you’re getting the most out of your employees and equipment.

Meet Our Team

Efrem Gonzales

Founder & CEO​

As the Founder and CEO of Tec-Refresh, Inc., Efrem brings more than 25 years of executive experience with leading software and security vendors. Efrem focuses on helping companies and cities around the nation to build a highly secure and intelligent platform for the digital world. 

Prior to founding Tec-Refresh, Inc., he held management positions at Check Point Software, Fortinet, and several other security startups. Additionally, he served as Channel Sales Director where he led the Worldwide Sales and Partner Organizations while assisting drive and execute global market expansion strategies, development, training, negotiations, sales, and management. Efrem was an integral part in leading product development and product marketing functions while helping pioneer the use of highly parallel hardware and software technology.

 In his spare time, Efrem enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with his family. 

Efrem grew up in Los Angeles, CA and received an education in Business Finance.

Jessica Giglio

Co-Founder & VP of Operations

By focusing on establishing quality, financial, and operational standards, Jessica produces a positive impact on the overall performance of Tec-Refresh, Inc. as the Co-founder and Vice President. She continually pursues building a culture of positivity and inclusion within the organization. 

Jessica has held numerous positions in several startup organizations as a key member in the strategic planning and leadership, corporate communications, operations management, finance and budgeting, and executive management. 

When away from work, Jessica enjoys literature, music, and spending quality time with family. 

Miguel Martinez

Chief Technology Officer

With an education in Information Systems and Cybersecurity, Miguel is indispensable and a distinctive member at Tec-Refresh, Inc. Bringing over 15 years of security and network experience, Miguel focuses on developing security strategies using practical experience to provide effective and secure solutions.

Originally from Orange County, CA, Miguel managed information security governance, risk, and operations for local governments and large corporations. He was responsible for the execution and management of penetration testing for external and internal networks across the globe. 

After work hours, Miguel enjoys wireless analysis and hacking (W6BIT) and also spending time with his family. 

Cory Holmes

Sr. Director & Technical Account Manager

With over 13 years of IT experience, Cory focuses on visibility, continuity, and advisory services in network security and infrastructure. He acts as a liaison between customers and the Tec-Refresh sales and technical teams by providing a real world perspective. 

Cory grew up in Orange County, CA, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Cybersecurity, and served in the United States Air Force as the lead Cyber Systems Operator. Through this position, he was responsible for installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining tactical networks at remote locations by building a network from the ground up.

Time apart from work means Cory is enjoying time with his new baby, Liam. 

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