Management Team


Mark Alexander President
Mark became President of DSi/4Front Systems (an NWN Company) in Greensboro in 2006 after co-founding 4Front Systems in the Raleigh, NC area in 1999 with six other associates. He leads all locations to outstanding success with his knowledge, leadership skills and the culture he has created to attract outstanding employees.
Prior to 4Front, Mark was the VP of Sales for a local systems integrator. Mark provided the sales leadership that grew the company from $17 million to over $60 million in sales before leaving to start 4Front Systems. Mark was the East Coast Government Account Executive for Novell and from 1990 to 1995 Mark grew Novell’s government business by over 500%. From 1984 to 1990 Mark was the European Region Manager for a Federal DoD contractor. Mark had oversight of a business operation responsible for $50 million in sales of systems integration products and services throughout Germany, England, and Italy. Mark is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Business and Computer Science.
Mark lives in Raleigh with his wife and daughter.
Bill Pickens Chief Financial Officer
Bill joined DSi in the second quarter of 2003. Bill has more than 30 years experience in financial and operational management in the textile manufacturing industry, wholesale distribution and transportation sectors. He has been involved in a number of start-ups, turnarounds, and successful business systems implementation projects. He has a degree in accounting from the University of Georgia.
Mike Crumpler Director of Sales
Mike joined DSi in January 2005 with an extensive background in sales, sales management and regional management with Inacom Systems Inc. and Intec Systems, Inc. Mike served in roles ranging from major account sales to branch management to Senior Vice President, Sales Southeast Region. Mike has served in sales, sales management and general management roles during his 15 years in the Information Technology industry. Mike received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. He brings a tremendous commitment to customer service and a vast degree of experience and industry knowledge to DSi.