Joseph A. Konopinski

Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer

Joe founded Pinnacle Consulting in 1998 and has more than 40 years of experience in computer technology. He is available to provide senior-level consultation and has held various IT roles while providing technical expertise to clients. His “hands-on” approach as a technical expert, has equipped him with incomparable understanding in the field of information technology. As the former Director of Technical Services for Trecom Business Systems (currently Fujitsu Consulting), he also has extensive knowledge in client negotiations for outsourcing requirements, budget preparation, and maintenance, recruiting, placement and overall account responsibility.

Joe holds a B.A. in Natural Sciences and Mathematics from William Paterson University and Thomas Edison State University along with additional certifications in various information engineering and technology disciplines. He’is currently an active participant in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at the national level. Locally, he is a contributor at the NJ-HIMSS and a member of its Advocacy Group Committee.

Marlene Machbitz

Director of Operations and Human Resources

As director of operations at Pinnacle, Marlene is a senior human resources professional with more than 15 years of experience. She is skilled in all areas of HR with a thorough understanding of employment and EEO laws, organizational design and talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, staffing, creating and implementing policies and procedures, and excellent leadership abilities.

She received a B.S. in Business Leadership and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Mercy College. She holds various HR certifications including a PHR (Professional in Human Resources), and SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional).

Seing Cheah

Director of Managed Services, Pinnacle Consulting Group

A self-motivated and revolutionized IT professional, Seing has over 15 years of industry experience overseeing the multifaceted life cycle of various projects and directing technical teams in SMB and enterprise IT organizations. He joined the Pinnacle family in 2011, and enhances his experience with practical state-of-the-art technology to deliver result-driven performances across many industry verticals. With a roll up your sleeves attitude, he inspires excellent team building, facilitation, and presentation proficiency.

Seing received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, and his M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Wichita State University. He holds various IT certifications including MSCE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), ITIL v3 (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), and CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).