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Worcester Business Journal Names Machado Consulting ‘Best IT Services’ in Central Massachusetts According to Reader Survey

31 January 2017

WORCESTER, Mass.—Readers of the central Massachusetts region’s definitive source for business news, Worcester Business Journal (WBJ), have chosen Machado Consulting as the “Best IT Services” in the newspaper’s 4th annual Best of Business Awards.


Military Experience Wanted

When Helder Machado worked in the corporate world, he was told by more than one boss to put everything he had learned in the Army National Guard aside because it didn't apply to his field of information technology. So, he learned to compartmentalize his two specialties and keep them separate in his mind.

After getting laid off from his corporate job, Machado decided he wanted to be his own boss. His company, Machado Consulting, has provided managed services to small and medium sized companies in the Worcester area for 15 years now. But it wasn't until he was at a meeting with other entrepreneurs that someone said to him, "Why aren't you running your organization like a battalion?" when it finally clicked, he said.


Machado Consulting is recognized by Microsoft as a leading solutions provider for midmarket businesses

Worcester, MA, April 26, 2016 – Local information technology firm Machado Consulting, Inc. ( today announced it has achieved a Silver Midmarket Solution Provider Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network.


Machado Consulting Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Worcester, MA, March 14, 2016 – Machado Consulting, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Machado Consulting to its 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their top-notch offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.


Helder Machado, president and chief executive officer, Machado Consulting, Worcester

Machado Consulting was established by Helder Machado in 2001, after the dot-com market crash, as a part-time business. In 2008, Mr. Machado left his full-time job to devote himself fully to his company, which now has 12 employees at its 28 Franklin St. location and revenues in excess of $1 million in 2014. Mr. Machado was born in Portugal and emigrated to Rhode Island when he was 1 year old. He graduated with distinction from WPI and serves as a lieutenant colonel in the Army National Guard.

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