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About Us

Stratosphere Technologies was founded in 2006 by current CEO Stephen Hodges. Our mission here at Stratosphere technologies it to bring you the best IT service for a reasonable price. We currently service over 1500 small and large-sized businesses within the state of Massachusetts. By partnering with Stratosphere Technologies, you will spend less time worrying about your IT systems and more time focused on growing your business!

Management Team


Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Hodges
Stephen is a former Chief Operation Officer for Computer Geeks Inc. where he helped revolutionize the at home service industry for that company over his 8 year history with the company. Stephen started in the computer repair business in 1990 as a field technician for Dell Inc. where he first met his business partner William Jackson, who later started the aforementioned Computer Geeks Inc. Stephen saw the need to focus on the business aspect of computers, due to the fact that almost every business today has several computers, and in today’s business world, computers and the way we access our information globally is rapidly evolving. It is with this knowledge that he started Stratosphere Technologies, to bring business IT to the next level!

Stephen is also a proud member of the board of directors for the Massachusetts Institute for Learning Disabilities, geared towards helping children with learning disabilities improve their scholastic achievements through the use of computers.

Technician Manager
John Griffin
John has a strong background in the IT field. In the early 1990′s he started off on the manufacturing floor helping build machines for Hewlett Packard. In 2000 John went off to work as a systems admin for Cox Communications. After years working at Cox Communications John needed a change of pace and became the first hire of Stratosphere Technologies, joining Stephen in 2006. In 2008 John was promoted to be our Technician Manager, and he oversees all of the training and hiring of all our IT professionals. Because of John, Stratosphere Technologies is able to have the best IT professionals to service all of our clients.

John holds a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from MIT, with a focus in Servers and Networking.

Chief Financial Officer
Allen Mello
Allen Mello Joined Stratosphere Technologies in 2009 as CFO. He oversees the company’s financial operations, including accounting, reporting, monitoring, and control. Prior to joining Stratosphere Technologies, Allen was a Controller for Mackey Mechanical Insulation, a multimillion dollar construction business. He was responsible for helping grow the company over 300% in the 5 years that he worked for them.

Allen Holds a Masters Degree in Financial Services Management with a concentration in accounting and is a registered CPA. Allen is also a registered Notary in Massachusetts and gladly does that service at no charge to all residents of Massachusetts.