Team Leaders

Rodney Simonini
Owner/Founder
Arsenal Technology Group was founded in 1998 by Rodney Simonini as a full service technology company committed to meeting the distinctive needs of micro-businesses across Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With over 20 years of experience in the IT field, Rodney is a graduate of the New England Institute of Technology and receives on-going training to stay current with emerging industry trends. Throughout his career, he has provided support for IT systems in both private industry and the corporate sector, including non-profit agencies, academic institutions and the military.

Rodney established Arsenal Technology Group on the core philosophy that small businesses deserve the same quality of IT support and service typically found in larger companies. Under his leadership, Arsenal Technology Group has forged an industry reputation for their proactive, forward-thinking approach to technology systems and customer support. In his free time, Arsenal Technology Group interest in emerging technologies extends to the academic world. He is currently on staff as Director of Technology at Masters Regional Academy in Smithfield, where he oversees the technology curriculum to enhance the learning experience.

Alex Rodriguez
IT Services Manager
Alex is a critical member of the team here at Arsenal Technology Group. He has worked for the company over 3 years alongside Rodney and several technicians in the past. Alex also serves in the Rhode Island Army National Guard performing a similar job in communications/safety for Field Artillery. Together with both jobs he has used his knowledge in the technical field to assist a wide variety of clients to accomplish their IT related objectives. He also has studied at CCRI and RIC for Computer Science as well as achieving his COMPTIA A+ and Microsoft MCSA certifications. In both his civilian and military life he finds ways to uniquely interact with his clients/peers and happily explain any questions they may have along the way.

Shawna Gustafson
Office Manager
Shawna came to work for Arsenal Technology Group in April 2014 and quickly became an asset to the team. As Office Manager, she oversees administrative operations and works closely with the members of our Technical Support staff to ensure that our clients are provided with quality customer service. Shawna has worked in the customer service field for over 15 years, most of that time working in animal care and sheltering. She brings that same caring personality from her work with animals to each client and vendor she interacts with.