WHO WE ARE
Customizing our client services to empower your future
We believe in the power of personal. Our founders prioritize customized, expert services for each of our clients.
What started in a spare bedroom has now grown into a nationally ranked managed services provider. For more than 20 years, iVenture has been committed to providing premium IT experiences to Florida businesses and companies nationwide, helping them streamline processes and reduce IT stress.
When you work with us, we become an extension of your business. Our dedicated team ensures we understand your goals so we can meet them with well-planned, expertly executed solutions.
Our Core Values
We create true partnerships so work isn’t being done in silos and we can create more meaningful connections.
We ensure our customers are protected from IT disruptions and cybersecurity issues that could harm their business.
Everything we do must deliver high-quality solutions and results.
Everything we do must be valuable to clients, helping them reach goals and solve problems.
Documentation helps us measure success and ensure quality.
We never put partial effort into our work. We’re all in or we say no to a project.
Our Leadership Team
Our knowledgeable team brings decades of experience to iVenture. We prioritize the needs of each client and use our experience to guide our process and planning.
Gray has more than two decades of leadership experience as iVenture CEO. Since its founding in 2000, Gray has helped build iVenture into the nationally-ranked MSP it is now.
As iVenture’s culture evangelist, Gray guides clients and employees in aligning company vision with core values. Through Gray’s strategy, iVenture consistently wins top company culture awards year after year. He’s held multiple technical and operational positions and is experienced with building strong culture from the ground up. With in-depth experience in manufacturing, legal, healthcare, and more, Gray caters his guidance to the unique needs of each industry.
Before iVenture, Gray excelled in private IT consulting services in the Jacksonville area and worked in the University of Florida’s internal IT department. He holds a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from the University of Florida, and he’s actively engaged in the community, both professionally and personally. Gray’s current board service includes the Young President’s Organization (YPO), and he participates in Footprints for Fight fundraising drives.
In his free time, Gray enjoys going to the beach with his wife and daughter. You’ll also find him climbing Mount Rainier to support Footprints of Fight and flying high with his private pilot license.
Mark Schnitzius has co-led iVenture since its 2000 inception. He is the steady foundation that helped create our strong corporate culture and the logical hand that businesses rely on for prudent counsel.
Mark has over 20 years of managed service experience. Before iVenture, Mark worked in the IT consulting sector as well as financial management, employee development, and organizational development. A proud University of Florida alumnus, Mark has a Bachelor of Business Administration in decision systems. He is an avid reader of business and financial books, and a “data guy” who spends his free time advising startups and helping them achieve success.
When he’s not in the office, you’ll find Mark with his sons in the great outdoors, enjoying RV’ing, snowmobiling, and boating.
Alan Schwartz has been with iVenture for more than 16 years, and before that worked in several large support organizations and became a member of Vistage. He says working in a place that cares so deeply about its people over the years has become part of his DNA and management style, and today he focuses mainly on service excellence and long-term organizational growth.
Alan’s role includes examining and expanding iVenture’s service catalog and maintaining sustainable financial growth. Having worked with almost every industry, including manufacturing, professional services, and education, Alan understands the unique needs of iVenture’s clients.
With that understanding, Alan works with businesses to identify a holistic plan of success. He always uncovers the root cause of frustrations. This deep dive into each business’s goals and roadblocks is where Alan shines.
iVenture was founded by Gray and Mark in 2000 in Jacksonville, Florida. After expanding to Orlando in 2008, Tampa Bay in 2015, and St. Augustine in 2022, the company now delivers services to the best businesses across the state of Florida and beyond.
iVenture continues to provide high-quality, innovative services to help business leaders reduce the everyday stresses of IT. We remain committed to personalizing our approach to the needs of each client we work with, and our flexible mindset helps us pivot whenever necessary.
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