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Owner/Managing Partner Joe Merilli

We would like to introduce our Owner / Managing Partner, Joe Merilli! In 2009, Joe co-founded PS Solutions with Wayne Hippo, and since then, they have been leading a team of experts dedicated to meeting clients’ technology needs. From custom software solutions to IT services and staffing, PS Solutions does it all!

While earning his degree in Computer Science at PSU Altoona, Joe began his career at Mid-State Bank in the Operations Department. Over the next four years, he transitioned into programming and systems programming. From there, he went on to work at MuRata Erie in State College, where he was promoted to Systems Analyst, Project Manager, and ultimately to Client Services Manager. 

Joe’s passion for technology and leadership led him to open Solution Technologies, Inc. in Altoona, PA, in 1994, which he expanded to its first Western PA branch in Pittsburgh in 1995, growing the branches to over thirty consultants in Altoona and twenty in Pittsburgh. He led the Altoona division when the company was sold to Metro Information Services in 2000, winning several months of YO (Your Outstanding) awards for highest profitable branches in the 42-branch company. 

In 2001, Joe Joined Link Computer Corporation to start the company’s IT Staffing Division. Joe was the VP of IT Staffing until 2009, building a successful practice in both Altoona and Pittsburgh for staffing information technology professionals. 

Joe’s leadership skills were not limited to the IT industry. He coached softball at Bishop Guilfoyle from 2007 to 2011, leading the Lady Marauders to their first-ever winning season in 2007, the District Championship in 2008, and a three-year record of 59-12. After a three-year break to coach at the collegiate level at NYU PolyTechnic as the pitching coach, Joe returned to BG in 2014. 

In 2015, Joe became the Head Coach of Women’s Softball at PSU Altoona, where he coached for over six years, leaving as the winningest active coach in athletics.  

With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Joe is a valuable asset to the world of IT.  


Joe Merilli is an Owner and Managing Partner of PS Solutions, a custom software development and consulting firm with offices in Altoona, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Wilmington, NC.
You can reach Joe at jmerilli@pssolutions.net 

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