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January 11, 2023 | By christa

LeadingIT Makes Third Acquisition in Two Years Strengthening Chicagoland Presence

Chicago, IL (January 10th, 2023): LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, announced today the acquisition of Simply Smart Technology, providing fully managed IT support services to performance-focused businesses in Chicago. Simply Smart was founded by Erin Kelley in 2010.

“We acquired Simply Smart Technology to continue further our presence across Chicagoland. Like LeadingIT, Simply Smart provides all-inclusive cybersecurity and IT support to some great Chicago organizations. We continue to grow to successfully serve and support all of our clients across Chicagoland.” said Stephen Taylor, CEO of LeadingIT.

“Joining LeadingIT will further build upon our customer service focus as well as our combined Chicago presence. It was a great next step for our team, our clients, and our company.”, said Erin Kelley, Founder and CEO of Simply Smart Technology.

LeadingIT continues its fast growth and is actively acquiring MSPs that are a fit culturally, in sync with their core values, and will help them grow faster and more efficiently in the Chicagoland market. The company plans to continue driving organic growth and talent acquisition.

LeadingIT now has more than 250 clients across Chicagoland in all different industries and a team of 30+ help desk and network engineers. To learn more about their infinite IT and cybersecurity support, please visit

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