President and CEO
Chad Harpley, President and CEO, started Premier Networx in 2013 to meet the greater Augusta region’s growing need for a reliable, reputable, and professional IT and Technology Services provider. Spend just five minutes with Chad and you’ll understand why he has become such a trusted advisor and partner for his clients. He brings with him over 20 years of IT and Telephone experience and a detail-oriented, results-driven work ethic. He’s dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding customer service and an efficient, well managed IT infrastructure supervised by an expert staff. Under his leadership, Premier Networx has quickly grown into the premier IT Services provider in the greater Augusta region and has won several awards, including: Columbia County’s 2017 Small Business of the Year and made Inc. 5000’s list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Chad was born and raised in Augusta and is a devoted advocate for local businesses and economic growth in our area. He is an active member of the Aiken, Augusta Metro, and Columbia County Chambers and supports many local charities including Safe Homes, the Burn Foundation of America, the American Red Cross Augusta Chapter, and sits on the board for the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care.
In his spare time, Chad enjoys spending time with his family, two children, Will and Ava, and his black lab, Georgia. He’s an avid hunter and when the weather is nice, you’re guaranteed to run into him cruising around on Clark Hills Lake. He’s always open to lunch at Farmhaus and a round of golf at one of Augusta’s many beautiful courses.