Our leadership team and staff have extensive knowledge in cyber security and information technology, which provide our clients with world-class services.

We focus on our customers’ evolving needs which allow us to provide superior service with higher return on investments, while continually expanding our service offerings. We are an industry-leading IT managed services and solutions provider, headquartered in Austin, Texas, partnering with customers across Texas and the United States.

Our extensive experience in the information technology, cyber security, and intelligence fields, is our foundation when partnering with your business to simplify your IT, while improving agility and results.

IT Support company that specializes in security, cloud, and collaboration solutions.

Meet your new technology partners leadership. SheeldIT prides itself on introducing services that meet our customers’ needs in remarkable and practical new ways.

Jacob - Founder of Managed IT Services company and head of security and technology solutions development.

Jacob Hammersmith

Founder + Owner

Head Of Security + Technology Development

Jacob has worked in the information technology and cyber security fields for over 16 years. His insight for turning customers’ needs and goals into technical solutions, is a key strategy to improving overall security posture while reaching the desired business outcomes for our clients. Using his knowledge of established and emerging brands enables the development of unique and custom solutions.

​Jacob is a military veteran who served several years in the United States Army. He holds a B.S. in Information Technology, a M.S. in Information Assurance, and numerous vendor specific and neutral technical and security industry related certifications.

Kevin Tierney

Founder + Owner

Head Of Business Development

Kevin develops the company’s strategic vision and innovative solutions to meet customer needs. He knows that success in today’s complex and globalized business environment requires adaptability, collaborative skills, and innovation.

​Kevin has over 20 years of experience working with emerging technologies, communication, and risk management, and is a military veteran who has served in several overseas tours, including Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a Master in Business Administration in Information Technology Management from American Military University and a Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence from National Intelligence University. He is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB).

Michael - Founder of Managed IT Services company and head of customer engagement.

Michael Rafferty

Founder + Owner

Head Of Customer Engagement

Michael has been in the tech industry for over 20 years. His mastery of technology integration provides end users amazing experiences using technology solutions, that exceed our customers desired business outcomes. He has worked with some of the top data center and server solutions within large enterprise environments. 

Michael has been Microsoft certified since 1998, contributing to his success and knowledge in keeping customer’s systems working at peak efficiency. His understanding of complex technologies working for multiple Fortune 500 corporations, afforded him opportunities to ascend into leadership roles. Michael is a champion for creating lasting customer relationships, which are the cornerstone of his ideology.