Chief Executive Officer
Mary strategically leads the ConRes team with a commitment to advancing modern IT, while delivering customer-focused, top quality services. She is dedicated to furthering ConRes’ philanthropic activities, and is especially interested in supporting women’s organizations, including Dress for Success.
Her ConRes career began in 1986 prior to being named CEO in 2007. Mary has witnessed the company’s impressive growth since her father established it in 1962, and continues his legacy through the organization-wide promotion of honesty, service, and collaboration. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Plymouth State University.
Mary truly enjoys the camaraderie, teamwork, and innovation of the ConRes environment. At home, she relishes time with her four grandchildren, cooking for family events, and reading.
James F. McCann, Jr.
Jim’s tenure as ConRes president began in 1993, and his leadership has since contributed to a nearly 230% increase in business growth. He directs the IT & Test Equipment Divisions, and was integral to the move to manufacture XPRO Systems PCs and servers. He is a recognized as an industry expert, and has contributed his knowledge to the steering committees of the top Manufacturers in the industry.
Jim’s ConRes career began in 1977 as an inside sales representative, after he earned a BS in Marketing from Babson College. He values the company’s dedication to honest work ethics and technical expertise, and is continually impressed with the many employees who have committed their careers to ConRes for years – and even decades.
Jim played soccer in college, and amazes his two grandchildren and three sons with his soccer ball “rainbow move.” He enjoys skiing, yard work, and handyman tasks. He recently installed new garage doors at home, and even built – and welded – a dozen lacrosse goals for town use. Jim’s favorite book is The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Kevin E. McCann
Chief Operating Officer
Kevin lends his effective global leadership and management skills to ConRes’ business development, strategic planning, and technology advancement initiatives. He directs the regional managers, builds and maintains partnerships with top technology vendors, and serves on a variety of corporate advisory committees. He is also a member of the ConRes and Wall Industries Board of Directors, and is president of the Continental Leasing Company.
Kevin has been employed at ConRes since 1981, beginning as a sales representative and leveraging new opportunities – and an MBA from Babson College – to advance his career. His contributions have been impactful, including establishing and managing the company’s Quality Management System, Customer Service Group, and Vendor Business Development Group.
He is proud of ConRes’ embodiment of cooperation and trust, which produces a true family feeling for employees and clients alike. Kevin’s time outside of work is filled with visits with his two grandchildren, gardening, and skiing. His favorite movie is Being There, starring Peter Sellers, and he recently enjoyed reading Riding With Reagan.
Chief Financial Officer
Bob Hill rejoined ConRes in 2023 as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With a proven track record of financial leadership, he assumes a pivotal role in steering ConRes towards its future financial endeavors.
Bringing a wealth of experience, Bob’s responsibilities encompass a comprehensive range of financial areas, including management of financial statements, cash flow, payroll operations, tax compliance and accounts payable and receivables.
Bob’s journey with ConRes is marked by his earlier role as Controller from 1996 to 2009. Through subsequent roles, he has cultivated a diverse skill set and garnered invaluable experiences, enhancing his ability to contribute meaningfully to ConRes.
A true admirer of ConRes legacy, Bob recognizes the company’s remarkable longevity in information technology and test equipment spanning six decades.
Bob is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College and a Master of Business Administration from Bentley University.
Outside of work Bob is interested in swimming, fitness, reading, golf and International travel.
Treasurer, Corporate Secretary
Richard serves as ConRes’ Treasurer and Corporate Secretary, after various promotions within the Accounting Department since joining the company in 1997. His prior experience includes accounting management roles in mortgage servicing and telemarketing firms.
He appreciates the unique way ConRes flexibly adapts to rapid industry changes, and believes the accessibility of company leaders is a true tenet of the organization’s success.
Richard holds a BS/BA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is an accomplished bowler, loves hot wings, and enjoys vacationing with his family.
Vice President Test Equipment
Jim drives the global sales, rental, and leasing efforts for ConRes’ Test Equipment Division. He builds and maintains partnerships with the premier test equipment manufacturers in the world among them Rohde & Schwarz, Tektronix, Keithley, Keysight, Fluke, GW Instek, and RTX.
His career began with ConRes in 1976 as an outside sales account manager, where he established ConRes as a leading test equipment provider to large prime contractors and electronics manufacturers. He has since advanced through the ranks to Regional Sales Manager, followed by Vice President of Sales in 1988.
He appreciates ConRes’ attention to customer satisfaction; where the delivery of quality products, in combination with exceptional, personalized customer service are key to the Company’s success building long-term relationships with customers across multiple industry segments.
In an effort to support a key business segment, the higher education market, he is a member of the corporate advisory council at ECEDHA (Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association).
Jim holds a BS degree in Business Management from Northeastern University. He enjoys skiing, golf and making the time to spend with his family. His favorite book is Where Have All the Leaders Gone, by Lee Iacocca.
Data Protection Officer
Louis Novakis is a dedicated member of the ConRes team with a tenure of over 25 years, during which he has held various roles, each contributing to the company’s growth and success. Currently, he serves as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Executive Director of Professional Services and Contracts.
In his role as Data Protection Officer (DPO) he is committed to company’s overall data privacy, security, and compliance. With a deep understanding of regulatory frameworks such as GDPR, Privacy Shield, and NIST, Louis ensures that ConRes adheres to the strictest standards, safeguarding customer, and employee data.
As the Executive Director of Professional Services, Louis brings a wealth of knowledge overseeing ConRes’s Professional Services teams, leveraging his vast experience to enhance client satisfaction, drive innovation, and deliver solutions.
Furthermore, Louis plays a pivotal role in managing ConRes’s vendor contracts. His meticulous approach to contract management ensures that the company operates efficiently and mitigates risks associated with vendor partnerships, contributing to ConRes’s continued success.