Chief Executive Officer
Bruce B. Hoernecke founded BBH Solutions Inc. in 1989. Technology is ever changing and always evolving, and Bruce has embraced this as a core principal at BBH Solutions.
Bruce believes the strength of BBH’s organization is built around the Team. It’s this foundation that has created a steady work environment with engineering experts of different disciplines working in a collaborative setting. Bruce believes that a great team is built on every member having a voice and working together, which in turn provides a positive and stable environment. One of Bruce’s sayings is “no revolving door here”. At BBH, individual growth is encouraged.
Today BBH is a full service secure technology systems integrator, providing turnkey solutions. Bruce has a keen eye for blending the most current, stable, secure, proven solutions and applications available. Bruce previously held key positions at several technology firms. Through those experiences he envisioned a "better" company that would combine consulting methodology with practical technology implementation. BBH Solutions has a core culture and belief that sound principles and process combined with service excellence fulfills a clear business need in New York City and across the country.
Bruce earned a Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry Institute of Technology.
Michael L. Hoernecke
Executive Vice President
Michael L. Hoernecke is the Executive Vice President and a Principal of BBH Solutions. Joining BBH in 1990, Michael has a compiled 30 years of network and infrastructure solution experience. In addition to his executive management role, Michael remains active in sales and project delivery for some of BBH’s largest clients.
Michael manages BBH’s Infrastructure Cabling practice. He developed the company’s union work force, which opened the cabling practice to more opportunities. He has introduced BBH’s turnkey technology expertise to many different industry segments including; Fortune 500 companies, international banking institutions, and the SMB market.
Michael earned a Bachelor’s Degree with a business minor from Stony Brook University.
Chief Technology Officer
Ray Ortega joined BBH Solutions in February 2009, and serves as the company’s Chief
Prior to being named CTO, Ray was BBH’s Unified Communications Practice Manager, leading the teams responsible for Unified Communications, Networking, Security and other key technologies. He has more than 21 years of experience in the technology industry, with an expertise in Financial, Non-Profit, Life Sciences, Engineering and Manufacturing verticals.
Before joining BBH, Ray was a Technologist and Consultant performing Business Case Analyses as well as building Networks, Trading Floors, and Global Unified Communications environments. He has participated in over 1,100 Client Projects and designed environments for over 400 firms, with high profile projects for many of the Fortune 50 firms.
As CTO, Ray develops the BBH service offerings, and leads a team of Technologists that design, build, and support Voice, Data, and Video Solutions that are premise based or hosted in BBH’s cloud environment.
Ray graduated with Honors from Bernard M. Baruch, Zicklin School of Business.
John McCann brings more than 20 years of experience to his position as the controller for BBH
Solutions. He is responsible for the supervision and maintenance of the current and accurate
financial records. As BBH’s Controller, he is concerned with the general accounting, costing
accounting, auditing, taxes, insurance, and statistics. His analytical approach supplies the
executive team with the financial information essential for decision making.
John earned his B.S. in accounting from Hofstra University. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Director of Optimized Communications
Layne has been designing and building optimized voice, video and data solutions for his
customers around the globe for over 2 decades. With roots going back to the early telecom
industry, Layne’s entrepreneurial skills have helped lead BBH Solutions ‘sales professionals’ to
the most advanced Cloud and Premise Based technology solutions in the communications
ecosystem. Layne is considered an expert in commercial real estate technology and has been
instrumental in the planning and executing of hundreds of corporate relocations comprising over
20 million square feet.
Layne has been a driving force behind BBH Solutions Cloud and Data Center Practice and expansion of our customer base. Layne has achieved a milestone by logging over 50,000 hours of time spent toward his profession in technology through continued education and practical field application.
Layne is a graduate of the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Arts
Director of Client Services
Greg Lewis joined BBH Solutions in 2015 after 8 years as a customer. Greg has supported
thousands of users in the move to web-based, mobile and cloud systems. Greg brings 20 years of
experience across both non-profit and for-profit environments. He is widely respected as an
excellent communicator and is proficient in bringing teams together to help businesses and
organizations accelerate their success through technology.
From fast-growing small business, intensely-paced political campaigns and a nationwide family of high profile non-profit organizations, Greg has consistently made complex technology structures easy to navigate with simple user experiences and excellent support.
Greg earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from California State University Sacramento.