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Who We Are

At Rhodian,
we believe in a world where every business has an unimpeded path for clients.

We do that by removing complexities between businesses and their people through Technology, Cybersecurity, and Compliance services that are designed to help our customers provide their staff with Accessible, Reliable, and Secure work environments.

Our values are deeply rooted in creating a personal experience and taking our time to truly understand our customers and the challenges they face.

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This gives us the perspective necessary to deliver truly impactful services and experiences to you and your company. By bringing simplicity to the way you work, you can focus on what matters most – being a trusted advisor to your people.

There is an easier way.

Let Rhodian help you calm the waters of your business.

Our Story

Rhodian Technology Group is named after the Rhodian laws that paved the way for early insurance practices and eased the burden on 7th century sea commerce.

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What We Do

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Rhodian Group has what it takes to create accessible, reliable, and secure work environments for your whole team.

From virtual desktops with 24×7 domestic support to cybersecurity risk assessments and consulting services, Rhodian Group is ready to help. 

Let's Discuss Your Needs

Our experience with hundreds of businesses across diverse industries provides us with the expertise to understand your unique challenges.

Phil Smith, CEO, Rhodian
Phil Smith

Chief Executive Officer

I’m driven to provide strategic direction, operational focus, and an enjoyable working experience for our our team. In more than three decades of leadership, I’ve learned people, process, and product — in that order — are the keys to successful businesses. My wife, Dorothy, and I love living in our lakefront home, skiing, tubing, taking sunset cruises, and enjoying the calming scenery. We also enjoy spending time with our daughter, Claire, an elementary school teacher.
Thomas Finn, CFO, Rhodian
Thomas Fin

Chief Financial Officer

Striking the right balance between cost and price allows us to business-improving services, even as we help them reduce their costs. I hold an undergraduate degree in Business Studies with a major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. I’m a licensed CPA, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a husband, the father of three children, a volunteer on the Executive Board of KIDS TOO, a mentor to high school students in entrepreneurship, and a soccer coach for young adults with special needs.
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Kris Bryant

Chief Revenue Officer

I partner with clients to give them competitive operational advantages. I love building businesses and helping them achieve accelerated operational excellence. I draw on more than 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing, partnership development, and customer success roles for large technology firms to guide our growth through existing and emerging industry segments. On weekends, I love cooking for my family, reading a good book, and tackling our house-downsizing project, one closet at a time.
Lee Evans
Lee Evans

VP of Technical Operations

My job is to simplify technical complexities for our clients. My background in MIS, Systems Engineering, and consulting in a variety of industries nurture my capacity to help our clients navigate the sometimes perilous ocean of challenges, serving as a compass to help them get where they want to go. I’m an avid reader and have written more than 20 books on philosophy and power. I play piano and like traditional jazz music. I love swimming and walking. Born and raised in Chicago, I’m well-traveled and especially enjoy vacations on the beach.
Gary Peters
Gary Peters

Service Desk Manager

As the Service Desk Manager of Rhodian Group, my goal is to make sure that my team is providing exceptional customer service to our many customers daily. My team is dedicated to solving technical issues as quickly as possible, and always strive to provide personal technical support.

I have been a Service Desk Manager for over 20 years in my IT career, most of which were spent in the Banking industry. I have been involved with day-to-day issues, major company projects, and management of technical teams providing support to a variety of customers.

My life outside of work includes spending time with my wife, Cathy, working in our gardens, or watching Chicago Cubs or Blackhawks games. I am an avid tabletop board game enthusiast and also enjoying cooking. I have 3 children ages 24, 20, and 17, and enjoy spending time with them when schedules allow. We are also big fans of the Cayman Islands. The Cayman’s are where we like to go to relax and unwind.

Cody Palmer
Cody Palmer

VP of Client Success

My team is our clients’ advocates and problem solvers, ensuring they have the best experience possible. Before Rhodian Group, I spent 20+ years in higher education, in admissions, student support, financial aid, and retention. I love soccer, and I‘ve coached all ages, learning to have fun and to be a mentor and friend. That experience gives me senses of humor and caring for people. I live with my family in Kalispell, MT. I try new recipes, spend time with my two Goldendoodles, and watch movies in my home theater.
Aaron Wagner, Cybersecurity Consultant, Rhodian
Aaron Wagner

Director of Cybersecurity Solutions

I help simplify the complex nature of compliance frameworks, identify deficiencies in security, and develop cybersecurity programs from the ground up. With a background in anthropology and hospitality management, I provide a holistic approach to security — to develop understanding in end users and to communicate security strategies to organizational leadership. When not at work, I enjoy the plentiful outdoor activities of my home state of Colorado, such as skiing and rock climbing.

Let's Discuss Your Needs

Our experience with hundreds of businesses across diverse industries provides us with the expertise to understand your unique challenges.