February 15, 2024

Align Appoints Chris Zadrima to Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director of Align Managed Services, Chris Zadrima,
Promoted to Broader Role as Align's COO

Access the official press release on BusinessWire here

Align, the leading global provider of technology infrastructure solutions and Managed IT Services, is please to announce the appointment of Chris Zadrima as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his previous role as managing director, Chris oversaw all aspects of Align's managed services practice including client support, cloud architecture and strategy, project management, network operations center and IT service desk. 

Zadrima’s strong financial background, proven track record in optimizing operations, and his impact on customer success will be instrumental in driving Align’s continued expansion and securing its position as an industry leader across its solutions—Workplace Technology, Data Center Design and Build, Migrations, and Managed Services.

Chris ZadrimaChris expressed his enthusiasm for assuming the role, “I am excited and honored to serve as Chief Operating Officer at Align. I have dedicated my career to the improvement of operations and service delivery and fostering a culture of innovation. I will continue to focus on how our systems, tools, processes, and organizational structure deliver quality services to our client base.”

With over 17 years of experience, Chris stands as a distinguished leader in the industry and was recently honored by CRN, a division of The Channel Company, as one of the 2023 Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders. This prestigious accolade underscores individuals who positively impact their companies’ trajectories and exhibit the potential to emerge as future leaders.

Jim Dooling_Colored"Chris is perfectly positioned to steer Align toward operational excellence as our COO. With his tenure of 10 years at Align overseeing our professional and managed IT service divisions, he will continue to improve and automate our tools and project delivery. Chris brings a wealth of experience to elevate Align's performance,” stated Jim Dooling, CEO of Align. “We are excited to see the future of Align under Chris’ leadership—a future where his talents are applied across our entire organization.”

About Align

Align is a premier global provider of technology infrastructure solutions. For over 36 years, leading firms worldwide have relied on Align to guide them through IT challenges, delivering complete, secure solutions for business change and growth. Align is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has offices in New York City, London, Chicago, San Francisco, Arizona, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia.

To learn more about Align, visit our website here: https://www.align.com and follow Align on LinkedIn and at @AlignITAdvisor on Twitter.


“Align is our trusted provider for all our Managed Services and cybersecurity needs. They provide us best-in-class IT services that not only help drive productivity and growth, but ensure we meet both current and evolving compliance and security requirements with ease. As consultants to financial advisors, trust and reliability are indispensable to our operations, which is why we never hesitate to refer Align to our very own client base. Align isn’t just our partner, they are an extension of our team. We look forward to entrusting them with our IT infrastructure for years to come.”

Ed Fasano - Experienced Advisory Consultants LLC