Learn About Our IT Experts
Benton Technology Solutions is an IT services company, located in Durham, NC. We are a close-kit, family-owned business that serves clients all over North Carolina. The company was founded in 2009 by Troy Benton, an Army veteran and UNC-Chapel Hill graduate.
At Benton Technology, we always put our clients first. Our mission is to provide expert services at competitive market rates with impeccable customer service. From VoIP services to network support, we have our clients’ backs for anything they need.
If you’re in need of IT help, contact our team today! We look forward to hearing from you and helping you with all things IT.
Troy T. Benton, Owner & President
A native of Goldsboro, NC, founder Troy Benton originally moved to the Triangle to attend UNC-Chapel Hill in 1997. Troy graduated in 2001 and joined the North Carolina National Guard in 2002. Over the following few years, his military and IT careers took him from Arizona to New York City to the Middle East. After a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in 2008, he returned to the Triangle to start a family and his own business. He and his wife, Holly, live in New Hill with their three young daughters.
Adam Williams, Vice President
A true Raleigh native, Adam joined Benton Tech as the first hire back in 2011. He studied Engineering at NCSU and IT at New Horizons. He has achieved many certifications to advance his career in the field and continuously looks for ways to improve leadership. Adam and his wife Alexandra recently welcomed their son Ashton into the world. He likes playing disc golf, gaming with friends, and rucking through local parks.
Patrick Post, Information Technology Manager
Born and raised in Raleigh, Patrick now lives in Apex with his wife Angie and their two children (Ryleigh and Luke). He attended Appalachian State University where he studied criminal justice and business. He has a CompTIA IT Operations Specialist certification and is an Eagle Scout. In his free time, he enjoys sports and video games.
Adam Piasecki, Information Technology Professional L2
Adam relocated to North Carolina after growing up in south Jersey. He graduated from Central Carolina Community College, where he studied Information Technology. He loves to play pool, play with animals, spend time with his friends and family, traveling, boating and spending time outdoors.
Holly Benton, Office Administrator
Holly graduated from UNC – Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism and marketing. She worked in various roles in that field until having their three daughters. After staying home with them full-time for a few years, she decided to use her background in office management to help Troy in the family business. She still stays very busy with the girls and their two golden doodles but she also enjoys traveling, working out, gardening and watching sports (especially anything Carolina).
Karney Thompson, Information Technology Professional
Karney moved to Raleigh when he was about 8 years old. He was born in St. Thomas and moved to be closer to family. He graduated from Shaw University with an Accounting Degree and at Wake Technical Community College with a Web Developer Degree. He is also A+/Network+ certified and working towards being Security+ certified. He also enjoys going to the gym, gaming, and learning.
Tommy Lokey, Information Technology Specialist
Tommy was born in Kinston NC and moved to Raleigh in 2020. He studied at Pensacola Christian College for a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Software engineering. Tommy is currently studying for his A+ and Network+ certifications. In Tommy’s free time he enjoys backpacking, video games, 3D printing, hunting, and music.
Jake Lee, Information Technology Specialist
Jake was born and raised in Clayton, where he graduated from Johnston Community College. Whether at work or at play, Jake tends to find himself around computers. If he’s not solving problems, he’s either playing games with his friends, or pursuing more creative endeavors like video editing.
Eli Rainsworth, Information Technology Specialist
Born and raised in NC, he currently calls Asheboro home. He graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College with a degree in Information Technology. In his free time, he likes reading, writing, illustrating, science-fiction movies and yoga.
Liam Himmel, Information Technology Specialist
Though Born in Switzerland, Liam has lived the majority of his life in Chapel Hill; a true Tar Heel. He attended Gettysburg College where he studied economics before joining the team. When not working, he enjoys fencing and ice hockey.