CANTON, Ohio — 415 Group announced today the acquisition of Proactive IT Solutions, a technology firm located in Salem, Ohio.

415 Group is a full-service professional firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, certified public accounting, and business consultation services to clients throughout Northeast Ohio.

As part of the acquisition, Andrew Gangi, owner of Proactive IT Solutions, has joined 415 Group as an IT Consultant. A Salem resident, Gangi has more than 20 years of experience in IT with a specialization in small business consultation, sales and technical services including server support and networking.

“The need for expert IT professionals continues to grow as more businesses see the value of outsourcing those services,” said David H. Besse, principal, and director of 415 Group’s IT division. “Beyond his wealth of IT experience, Andrew brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a client-focused mindset to our team. We’re looking forward to the positive influence he’ll have on our services.”

All former Proactive IT Solutions clients are currently being transitioned to 415 Group.

“This partnership presents exciting opportunities for our clients,” said Besse. “Going forward, it will allow us to better serve our clients by offering expanded IT capabilities and support, particularly in the Salem, Boardman, and Youngstown communities.”

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About 415 Group

Located in Canton, Ohio, 415 group is a full-service professional firm providing certified public accounting, business consultation, and information technology services since 1981. Serving as a trusted advisor, 415 Group partners with clients across multiple industries to help them achieve their financial and business goals.

For more information, contact:

Andrew Gangi

IT Consultant

415 Group

330-493-5224

agangi@415group.com