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Merrymeeting, Inc. Acquires Geeks On Call from On Call Holdings International

01/06/2012 |

Merrymeeting, Inc. Acquires Geeks On Call from On Call Holdings International.

Geeks On Call is a national, franchised services organization providing professional IT solutions to small business and residential customers throughout the United States.


Merrymeeting, Inc. announced today an investment in Geeks On Call, a leading franchisor and provider of computer and network services.  For more than a decade, small and medium businesses, as well as residential customers, have relied on Geeks On Call and their local franchisees for all of their IT support needs. 


“Geeks On Call is an exciting company.  Successful franchisees in 125 territories have been providing technology services for up to 10 years.  As technology has changed, the professional IT services offered by Geeks On Call franchisees have expanded. Today, franchisees repair computers and provide managed services, cloud computing, voice, data and internet services. The franchisees are supported by proprietary technology and a centralized, company-owned call center servicing customers and dispatching certified technicians when and where they are needed.  Customer retention and franchisee success are hallmarks of this company.” said David Roush, Merrymeeting’s Technology Leader.


Rich Artese will continue as President of Geeks On Call.  Rich has led IT and Business operations for a number of professional services organizations over the past 20 years. He joined Geeks On Call as the CIO in 2005 and assumed the role of President in 2009. 


Rhoneil Hernandez, Chief Technology Officer, and the entire call center team will continue to provide the outstanding support customers and franchisees expect from Geeks On Call.


About Merrymeeting Group

Merrymeeting is an investment company focusing on the acquisition and development of franchisors, technology and related business services.  “We are long-term investors.  By investing in inter-related businesses we can achieve administrative efficiencies and shared capabilities that go beyond what independent companies could achieve on their own,” says Dave Roush.



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About Geeks On Call

Geeks On Call is a leading franchisor, providing computer and network support for small and medium businesses nationwide.  Geeks On Call provides on-demand, on-site