management team

Mark Pukita
Chief Executive officer & Founder

Mark Pukita founded Fast Switch in 1996. Mark is responsible for directing business strategy and overseeing the financial, administrative, and operational activities of Fast Switch. Prior to starting the company, Mark worked for large information technology companies like IBM and EDS, as well as regional and local IT consulting companies. He earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering, with honors, from The Ohio State University in 1981. His passions include family, travel, cooking, wine, Italian language and culture, and snow skiing,

Randy Dean
President, Columbus Market

Randy Dean is President of Fast Switch's Columbus & California Markets. He describes his goal at Fast Switch as, “Bring joy to the business of IT Consulting.” Randy has an extensive background in information technology, IT startups, and software sales. Randy holds a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Drury College and a MBA from The University of Michigan. Randy has 5 children and lives in Upper Arlington, Ohio. His interests include basketball, tennis, and writing when he’s not changing diapers or attending his kids' sporting events.

Carey Pachla
President, Detroit Market

Having joined Fast Switch in 2003, Carey Pachla leads Fast Switch's Detroit & Minneapolis Markets. Carey has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University and a Masters of Business Administration from Wayne State University. She has been an active member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) for over 13 years, She currently serves on the MCWT Board as president, and sits on GreenPath’s board of trustees. Living in Novi, Michigan with her husband, Marc, and two daughters, Madeline and Josie, Carey enjoys tennis, golf, skiing, and travel.

Krisi griffith
Chief Financial Officer

Krisi Griffith joined Fast Switch in 2008. As the Chief Financial Officer, she oversees the company's day-to-day finances and administrative activities. Prior to joining Fast Switch, Krisi worked as a CPA for 12 years with local firms in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Ohio. Krisi grew up in Somerset, PA and attended Indiana University of PA where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1995, graduating magna cum laude. She received her CPA certification in 1997. She is a member of the AICPA and OSCPA. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors.

Ted Woytowicz
Vice President, Northeast Region

Ted Woytowicz joined Fast Switch in 2015 and is responsible for leading the operational, business development, and delivery activities for Fast Switch’s New Business Markets. For the last 16 years Ted has held leadership, business development, and delivery management roles within leading IT services firms in the US.  Ted is a graduate of  Springfield College (BS, Business Management), and acquired his Juris Doctorate from the Western New England University School of Law. Ted lives in Massachusetts with his wife and three boys.  When he is not working he enjoys coaching youth baseball and driving his kids to hockey rinks all over New England.