Our Team

Dave Russoman

Dave Russoman

Senior System Engineer, BoxMeta President

Dave has established BoxMeta as one of the most capable IT firms servicing NE Florida and Orlando.

With a background spanning over 20 years of enterprise level network engineering and business experience, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership, innovative strategies and solutions to his colleagues and clients.

Certifications: MCSE, MCSA, BS Computer Science


Elijah Baker

Elijah Baker

Database Architect / DBA

With more than 15 years of experience in leading a team and developing a company’s strategies for handling large volumes of data and working with Microsoft SQL Server, Elijah is highly skilled at working with customer requirements to build databases/applications that meet customers’ business needs.

Certifications: BS, Computer Information Systems


Luisa Russoman

Luisa Russoman

Director, Business Development

Luisa manages BoxMeta marketing initiatives and channel development. She looks after strategic partnerships, brand image and customer acquisition through online and offline advertising.

With nearly 20 years of industry-related experience, Luisa brings a real understanding of what solutions businesses are looking for, to increase productivity and profits. She focuses on letting companies know what the real benefits of using BoxMeta services are by appreciating their business point of view.

Certifications: BS Finance Series 7, 8, 63, 55


Frankie Aponte

Frankie Aponte

Network Administrator

Frankie brings over 15 years of technology support and network administration experience to BoxMeta. Frankie combines years of customer service experience with technical knowledge when working with clients which allows them to understand and be part of the solution.

Frankie’s hobbies include aviation (you may catch him flying over Jacksonville on sunny Saturday afternoon), building model cars, enjoying his home theatre system or spending time with his family and friends.


John Angel

John Angel

Network Administrator

John’s career in network administration spans over 15 years, specializing in financial services, most recently as senior system administrator for CIT in Denver and Jacksonville. John’s career is built upon excellence in client service and technology solutions.

In his spare time John enjoys the outdoors, family trips and Gator football games.


Steve Wilson

Steve Wilson

Network Administrator

Steve’s 15 year career in technology represents the diversity of his expertise. Previously, Steve served as a senior network administrator at legal and financial service firms where he was responsible for the successful support, design and implementation of a range of technology networks and solutions. There is not a task or challenge that Steve will not tackle without 150% determination. In addition to his technology expertise, clients appreciate his non-geek speak, mild manner and humor. When Steve is not at work you will find him researching and learning new technologies and in his extra spare time, spending time with family and watching a Star Wars marathon..


Valmir (aka ‘Val’) Santos

Valmir (aka 'Val') Santos

Network Engineer

Val is a driven IT professional with over 20 years of experience in engineering, architecting and implementing technical solutions for both enterprise and mid size companies. He has a proven track record of aligning technology strategies wit short and long term corporate initiatives. Val is highly enthusiastic and energetic, lifetime learner, strong team builder and a problem solver.

Val possesses an in depth knowledge of VMWare virtualization systems and associated technologies. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with SAN infrastructure, protocols and enterprise class storage systems. He is passionate about identifying solutions that will ensure the most efficient process and solution for improving daily operational functions.

Val is a licensed commercial pilot and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his children, scuba diving, anything to do with aviation, snowboarding and watching Soccer matches with good friends.

Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Certified Novell Engineer (CNE)


Heather Rodriguez

Heather Rodriguez

Client Service Administrator

Heather has dedicated the last 15 years of her career to client services and ensuring that every ‘i’ is dotted and every ’t’ is crossed. She is passionate about perfection and details. Her pleasant and friendly demeanor is contagious. She is always ready to tackle every situation with a smile and positive attitude. In her position as BoxMeta’s Client Service Administrator she is responsible for monitoring the firms service delivery process and procedures to ensure the Boxmeta code of excellence is delivered to every client. In her spare time Heather likes to travel, volunteer at her daughter’s school and spend time with her family.