Acumen IT / The Southeast Leader in IT


Acumen IT is staffed and guided by respected industry leaders…technology veterans with decades of experience in the networking, computing and software industries. Meet the Acumen IT leaders with the breadth and depth of experience and expertise you can trust to get the job done right.


Chief Executive Officer

David Pence founded Acumen IT in 1999, and serves today as its majority owner and Chief Executive Officer. After serving in leadership roles for several companies in the IT space, David launched Acumen IT with the aim of building the business into a powerhouse for business acceleration on behalf of its clients. In recent years, Acumen IT has been recognized on the “South Carolina Fastest Growing Companies” list, and also on the “Inc. 5000”, as one of the fastest growing companies in America. A tireless explorer of technology and a lifelong entrepreneur, David’s role at Acumen IT includes driving the long-term vision for the company, hiring and developing talented employees, guiding corporate evangelism, and navigating mergers and acquisitions. David is actively involved in and a board member for several philanthropic organizations. His motto is “Give back to the community by helping people help themselves.” David graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering.

Community involvement –
Board Member of Greenville Habitat for Humanity, Board Member of Leadership Greenville, Leadership Greenville Class of 36, Greenville Downtown Rotary, Vistage International, The Forum Group, March of Dimes Auction co-chair, Red Cross Wine Auction Sponsor, First Group of Greenville Wine Club


Chief Technology Officer & Managing Partner

A forward-thinking executive with true technical know-how, Brad has been with Acumen IT for more than 12 years, and holds A+, Network+, CCNA, MCSE and MCT certifications. His specializations include server virtualization, storage, Exchange, SQL, Active Directory, advanced networking, security and business continuity. As the leader of a highly-skilled technical work force, Brad has a solid foundation in project management and has been involved with more than 100 large IT infrastructure projects during his time at Acumen IT.