Areas of Expertise
Information Technology Consulting and Strategic Staffing
Computer Resource Solutions provides Information Technology Consulting and Professional Staffing services to Fortune 500+ companies in a wide variety of industries. Computer Resource Solutions ability to deliver tangible benefits to our clients requires the delivery of the right solution through highly skilled consultants with cross-functional experience. Computer Resource Solutions is certified by the Chicago Minority Business Development Council, the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago and the Federal 8(a) program as a Minority Business Enterprise.
Mr. Gaines has over 28 years of experience in Information Technology with 22 years of management and business leadership experience. He has functioned in every capacity of Information Technology consulting. He has worked for such organizations as Sears, Cap Gemini America, Computer Task Group, Inc. and Data General Corporation (now part of EMC). Mr. Gaines started Computer Resource Solutions in 1994.
Fordham University, College of Business Administration, Recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award - Corporate Advisory Council, BDPA Chicago (1999 & 2001). Recipient of the Corporate Sponsor of the Year Award, BDPA Chicago (2001 & 2005). Recipient of the Black Light Award (Outstanding Entrepreneur) - BDPA Chicago 2001).
Mr. Gaines is a member of the Corporate Advisory Council of BDPA Chicago, a member of the Chicago Minority Business Development Council's Board of Directors and Steering Committee, a member of the NAACP and a member of the Chicago Urban League. He has worked with various organizations that focus on supporting youth in higher education and technology awareness.
Allstate, Abbott, AT&T, Caremark, Caterpillar, CNA Insurance, Discover, McDonald's, Motorola, Northern Trust Bank, Options Clearing Corporation, Sears Holdings, and others.
President & CEO
Information Technology Services
One Pierce Place
Suite 325 West
Itasca, IL 60143