Kevin Wade is the founder and President/CEO of IntelliSystems. He has thirty-two years of experience advising business clients with the most productive deployment of telecommunication and information technology to increase their business’ profitability. He speaks to various organizations in the Augusta and Columbia area about cybersecurity protection, IT best practices, and how to leverage technology in the workplace.
Cybersecurity is increasingly a concern of many business owners and managers. Kevin leads an organization that implements protective tools, best practices, monitoring systems, and employee cyber awareness training to maximize their clients’ cybersecurity defenses. In this age of to “Cloud or Not to Cloud”, Kevin and his firm also help their clients’ management navigate the best mix of technology from the confusing array of options available.
In 2012, Mr. Wade was named the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s “Entrepreneur of the Year”, and has two published books entitled, “How to Avoid Being Squeezed by Your ‘So-Called’ Computer Expert” and “What Every Business Owner Must Know About Choosing an Honest, Competent, Responsive Computer Guy".
Kevin’s past volunteer activities include serving on the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, Augusta University James M. Hull College of Business Advisory Board, Treasurer of The Greater Augusta Partnership for Literacy, and the past chairman of The Augusta Partnership for Children.
He has also previously served on the CSRA Girl Scout Council Technology Committee, and the boards of Junior Achievement of the CSRA, Easter Seals of East Central Georgia, and the Georgia-Carolina Boy Scout Council.
Mr. Wade is a Past President of The Rotary Club of Augusta, former Georgia Rotary Student Program Trustee, former Assistant Governor representing the Augusta area clubs, and most recently Rotary Group Study Exchange team member to District 1800 in North-Central Germany. He is a Paul Harris Fellow Plus eight, a member of the Paul Harris Society, and has twelve years of perfect attendance.
Kevin is a graduate of Augusta University with a Bachelor of Business and a Major in Finance.
In addition, Kevin’s accomplishments include Completing IBM’s Professional Sales Management Program, and is a graduate of Leadership Augusta in 1999.
He is married to DeLane G. Wade, and they have two sons: Nicholas and Benjamin. He enjoys music recording and production, model railroads, working outdoors, and since he is from the Augusta area – he enjoys Golf!