Barule Technology Group
Appropriate. Accurate. Affordable. Solutions.

About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

History

A partnership of seasoned technology services and business veterans, our team is made up of proven leaders with the experience to quickly size up situations and challenges, propose common sense solutions, and manage to a successful implementation. Barule Group’s services are applicable to any industry or vertical market; however we have particular expertise in assisting: Resorts & Hospitality, Family Entertainment Centers, Golf & Club Operations, Real Estate Developers & Asset Managers, Receivers & Temporary Operators, Law Firms & Title Operations.

While we opened our doors in 2011, the principal partners have been working together since 1999. In addition to the Barule Group principals we maintain long-term strategic partnerships with professionals with expertise in Accounting, Finance, Radio Systems, Camera & Security Systems, Telecom, and Marketing that can be brought into engagements as required. In 2016, we completed the spin-off of the website design, development and hosting business into its own company - Barule Web LLC.

 

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We at Barule Group know that finding the right technology partner is not a choice to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Partners

 
 

Partner

Mark Bellenger

Mark is a 30 year veteran of the computer, network and professional services industry. Prior to Barule Group, Mark was Vice President of Information Technology Services for Reynolds Companies in Atlanta GA. While at Reynolds Companies, Mark was responsible for all aspects of IT across all divisions including Reynolds Plantation, Reynolds Development and Management Group and a private equity fund – Reynolds Capital Group. In addition to being responsible for internal IT at Reynolds, Mark also ran the professional services team that provided IT consulting, support, management and turn-around services to a number of clients including all of the former Ginn Resorts. Mark joined Reynolds after 9 years as President of Vested Technologies, a professional computer services firm that focused on the Legal, Real Estate, Mortgage and Title industries. Before Vested Technologies, Mark held a number of senior leadership positions at Uniden, CompUSA and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Mark served on the initial Board of Directors for managed security provider Secureworks, providing advice and guidance to the founders and angel investors on product and corporate strategy through the initial round of venture capital funding. Secureworks grew into a successful international enterprise and was recently acquired in full by Dell.

Mark has a BA in Computer Science and Psychology from Rutgers University. He was named by the Hartford Business Journal as a member of their “40 under 40” which recognizes up-and-coming business leaders, and was appointed a member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Committee. He has been a frequent speaker and panel participant on technology issues at legal and real estate industry events

 

Education

Rutgers University, Rutgers College
B.A. Psychology & Computer Science1986

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Hartford Business Journal “40 under 40”

 

 
 

 
 
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Partner

Tim Oakes

Tim brings more than 25 years of experience to the Barule Group. Prior to Barule Group, Tim was Network Solutions Architect for Reynolds Companies in Atlanta GA. While at Reynolds Companies, Tim maintained and managed systems throughout all divisions of the company, including Reynolds Plantation, Reynolds Development and Management Group, and a private equity fund – Reynolds Capital Group. In addition to being responsible for internal IT at Reynolds, Tim also had network operations oversight for a number of clients including all of the former Ginn Resorts.
 
Prior to Reynolds, Tim was the Strategic Server Lead with CGI at a multi-billion dollar international company in charge of more than 150 servers, and a senior level engineer with Vested Technologies and Walker Systems Support. Some of Tim’s earliest work in technology included the creation and development of the original “Deadbeat Dads” web site for the State of Connecticut, earning him a commendation from Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
 
Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Management with a focus on Entrepreneurship from the University of Connecticut. Tim is an avid curler.

 

Education

University of Connecticut, Storrs CT
B.S. Management, 1996

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, BNI CT New Britain Chapter
  • Member, Berlin Board of Education