Mission, vision, & values

Spruce’s mission is to be a leading provider of solutions and technology services, always keeping to our core value of integrity as we inspire and empower our creative and talented employees, do what’s best for our clients in every engagement, and share our success by giving back to our communities.

Our Team

Srini Penumella
Chief Executive Officer

Leveraging over 25 years' experience as a senior industry specialist, Srini has led Spruce’s transformation from local startup to international corporation. His versatility and vision as a senior technology executive has been mirrored in Spruce’s adaptivity in the years since, and his people-first approach ensures our commitment to complete client satisfaction is unwavering.

Srini Chintalapudi
EVP, Ops and Strategic Staffing

As the firm’s founding partner, Srini laid the groundwork for Spruce’s success through decades of experience as a senior consultant, meeting and exceeding the technology needs of both private and public sector clients. His leadership and sense of integrity provide the guiding principles for the company’s service vision and successful execution of strategic growth plans.

Muttu Nagubandi
EVP, West Coast Operations

Since joining the Spruce team, Muttu has been a chief driver of the corporation’s westward expansion, drawing from years' of experience in strategic staffing services to bring unprecedented growth to our practice. His enthusiasm, diverse background, and passion for innovatively creating value have served to solidify his reputation as a respected IT executive.

Albert Balcells
Chief Technology Officer

As a versatile executive with a passion for building high performance teams, Albert has overseen numerous large and cross-functional technology programs across the U.S. and overseas, regularly delivering compelling value to a broad range of client agencies and organizations. His talent for innovation and exceptional dedication provide our team with rare growth-critical insights and direction.

James Mahoney
EVP, Professional Services

Known both within the company and across our client base as an innovative leader and committed colleague, Jim provides our clients with guidance derived from years of insight into strategic technology planning and program management. Since joining the team in 2014, he has applied his expertise as the head of our Professional Services division to the effect of rapid expansion.

Sarah Knapp
EVP, Business Dev. & Strategy

As our Business Development lead, Sarah manages the broad network of service relationships driving our organization's overall values and objectives. Her experience collaborating across government and industry to drive large-scale technology initiatives has been critical to our ongoing development, allowing us to maintain a diverse and growing portfolio of clients and partners.

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