About Us

Garnerin Group is a business technology consulting firm specializing in strategy and roadmap development, application and infrastructure optimization, and global execution management.

Garnerin Group, Inc. was founded in 2010 by a core team of professionals who have worked together servicing a broad cross section of enterprise clients and delivering successful global programs since 1995.

As an independent boutique consultancy, Garnerin provides unbiased and focused strategic advice to an enterprise client base. Our strategic partnerships and affiliations allow us to operate on a truly global basis, and enable us to pull in the best people for the job on every project providing a customized, tailored approach to our service delivery.

Employment
We understand and embrace the evolving nature of business and of employee/employer relationships, which, in the consulting sphere, includes the rise of the independent and self-employed professional. Successful companies increasingly rely on diverse networks and affiliations of talent and expertise, and innovate and deliver results through open source collaboration as opposed to more traditional hierarchical, “closed loop” labor pools. By adopting a more flexible model of full time employees and an extended network of specialists, we can augment our core expertise and provide on-demand intellectual capital with the best team to meet specific client requirements.

Benefits
Garnerin supports choice and flexibility in how our employees and associates obtain important benefits. We understand the traditional approach to health coverage is undergoing substantial change and we view the separation of individual health coverage decisions from employment as a positive development. Nevertheless, we subscribe to a set of high quality health plans, and Garnerin offers and subsidizes top-tier Medical, Dental, Vision plans with Oxford Health, United Healthcare, and MetLife. We provide the same subsidy to Garnerin employees who opt to pursue private network coverage or other options more suited to their needs.

Community and Inspiration
Garnerin is a global firm headquartered in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, one of the fastest growing and leading creative areas in the world. We're proud to call prominent and emerging art galleries, creative businesses, disruptive startup technology firms, and some of the most successful individuals in the world our neighbors. The revival of the neighborhood is, in part, attributed to The High Line Park, which exemplifies the power of creative determination and community achievement. Garnerin is a sustaining member of the Friends of the High Line.

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Ryan Martin
Ryan has 20 years of global experience leading complex solution design and infrastructure deployment initiatives to a cross-industry portfolio of clients.

Ryan Martin

Ryan has 20 years of global experience leading complex solution design and infrastructure deployment initiatives to a cross-industry portfolio of clients. He has served as a consultant to the world’s largest and most successful companies with a focus on data center strategy and optimization programs.

Ryan has broad experience leading transformational change projects thorough the complete life cycle from IT strategy through to implementation. He has a track record for transforming transactional client engagements into long-term relationships by delivering solutions that promote a sustainable competitive advantage and that exceed client expectations.

Ryan has managed multi-disciplined and cross border teams in the delivery of strategic solutions across the globe. He has held business leadership roles based in Europe, Asia and covering Latin America. He is a native French speaker, and fluent in Spanish.


Jim Murphy
Jim brings a strong business and analytical background to client work, with a focus on financial modeling and asset optimization.

Jim Murphy

Jim is a senior consultant and financial professional with over 10 years of experience working with enterprise organizations. Jim brings a strong business and analytical background to client work, with a focus on financial modeling and asset optimization. Jim recently led the data analysis for a comprehensive infrastructure assessment for a large financial services firm across a global IT estate of over 5,000 devices. This analysis validated over $20MM in savings opportunities across backup and recovery, server, database and storage environments.

Jim has also recently been involved in the development of several financial due diligence models in support of enterprise client data center investment decisions. He is currently refining Garnerin’s infrastructure and application analytical tools and models in support of our client optimization programs. Jim is also productizing a hosting service decision tool focused around assisting our New York area clients.

Jim has a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Economics with certificates in Actuarial Studies and Management from the University of Rochester, where he was a National Merit Scholar. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (Beta Gamma Sigma) with concentrations in Finance as well as Corporate and Public Accounting from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester.


Deke Valerio
Deke has over a decade of experience in the construction industry managing office technology deployments from a broad range of industries including financial, commercial, and government.

Deke Valerio

Deke has over a decade of experience in the construction industry managing office technology deployments from a broad range of industries including financial, commercial, and government. He has an extensive technical background as an engineer and a wealth of experience as a certified project manager, managing systems such as Structured Cabling, Audio/Visual, and Security Electronics. This background enables him to support his clients in all stages of a construction program, tackling issues from different viewpoints.

Deke has a proven track record of working with multi-disciplined and global teams in the delivery of highly technical and leading edge facilities. His experience includes leading the IT planning and build out of office space for one of the world’s premiere law enforcement agencies.

Deke can objectively view a construction program from both construction and IT perspectives, unify these objectives and manage a complex program to a successful outcome.