Senior Director of Information Technology
As Senior Director of Information Technology, Lorenzo Blakely is responsible for overall management of Baron HR’s IT systems, including technology assessments, IT strategy development, vendor relations, staffing, and hardware and software implementation. He also serves on the company’s senior leadership team.
Blakely has more than 30 years experience in the technology field and is well regarded for his expertise in network administration, telecommunications, and desktop support. He also has extensive knowledge of computer applications and the development and implementation of IT policies and systems.
Blakely joined BaronHR following more than a decade as information technology manager at Administrative Services Cooperative, Inc., the company serving Los Angeles Yellow Cab. He provided network support and security, implemented IT policies, and managed purchasing of computer hardware and software.
He previously was with Robinson-May, the department store chain, for 16 years. Blakely held a variety of positions with the company, including network administrator. He oversaw all technical operations, including installations, configurations and maintenance of WAN and LAN, in addition to being responsible for network security.