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OUR HISTORY

Port & Starboard was established in 2015 by Jeff Werby and Lisa DeNoia, two friends and coworkers driven by a common entrepreneurial spirit, and a creative spin on problem solving. They wanted to find local technology talent and needed a place to work from, so they started 1701, the first coworking space in Virginia Beach. Running two start-ups requires long hours, so with Jeff’s dad, Bob Werby, they started a third company — Fathom Coffee. Today, Port and Starboard is fueled up, and excited to channel our business savvy, creativity, and tenacity towards helping your business succeed.

BEHIND THE NAME

We come by our nautical theme honestly. We are located blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. One of our founders, Jeff, was a Lieutenant in the Navy, commanding a riverine detachment. The rest of us are like anchors. Port & Starboard doesn’t just mean left and right in ship-speak — it’s also a type of schedule for keeping watch. We’re always scanning for any technological dangers or opportunities coming your way.

We’ve got you covered.

MEET OUR TEAM

Jeff Werby

Managing Partner
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Managing Partner

Jeff Werby

Lisa DeNoia

Managing Partner
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Managing Partner

Lisa DeNoia

Alexandra Craig

Operations Manager
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Operations Manager

Alexandra Craig

Brittany Browning

Project Manager
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Project Manager

Brittany Browning

Matt Koons

WordPress Designer
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WordPress Designer

Matt Koons

Gabe Soliman

Salesforce Consultant
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Salesforce Consultant

Gabe Soliman

Sandy Bachik

Salesforce Consultant
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Salesforce Consultant

Sandy Bachik

HIRING OUR HEROES FELLOWSHIP

The Salesforce Fellowship Program is an initiative developed through a collaborative partnership between Salesforce and Hiring Our Heroes. Salesforce Fellowships allow veterans and military spouses to participate in paid 12-week fellowships, gaining targeted experience as a certified Salesforce professional. The hands-on experience offered through the program prepares fellows for a smooth transition into Salesforce careers. As a host company, our fellows undergo exclusive on-the-job training and networking, gaining practical experience as a Salesforce professional.

Sandy Bachik

Salesforce Consultant
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Hiring Our Heroes Fellow

Sandy Bachik

PATHFINDERS FELLOWSHIP

The Salesforce Pathfinder Program is a workforce development program co-founded by Salesforce and Deloitte in 2018. The program is centered around the vision that all individuals, regardless of background, demographics, or socioeconomic status, should have access to the skills and support necessary to access opportunities as part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The program is a commitment to train the next generation of Trailblazers with the technical and business skills necessary to pursue careers across the Salesforce ecosystem. Some of our very own crew members have graduated from the Pathfinder Program!

Gabe Soliman

Pathfinder Alumni
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Pathfinder Alumni

Gabe Soliman

You don’t have to take our word for it:

Client Testimonials
Port & Starboard makes it easy! Leading a growing youth sports league doesn't give me much time to focus on our interface with our customers. They have been so pivotal in launching our website, modifying in a timely manner and helping us brainstorm how to progress even further! I've appreciated their expertise and guidance and most of all the level of professionalism in which they accomplish it. Thank you!

Tina L. / Tidewater Advanced Soccer League
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When DGC International looked in 2018 to expand our understanding of our customer we chose Salesforce as our CRM and chose Port & Starboard to implement our foundational efforts and short-term scalability goals to collates our current and future customer touchpoints, from sales interactions to email communication, to help us grow.  We couldn’t have been more thankful for Port & Starboard's professional assistance.

Michael Baumeister / DGCI
Client Testimonials
I first met Lisa and the Port & Starboard team at a Salesforce workshop almost three years ago. Our firms started working together almost immediately. They have helped us achieve all of our critical technology demands. What we didn't count on was their consulting expertise, which, coupled with their technological skill, has taken our partnership further than we could have imagined!

Adam H. / Prosper Insurance
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We love the website that the Port & Starboard crew has created and the results have been amazing. We have seen an uptick in business and have received tons of compliments on our new website. The entire support staff has been attentive and helpful, even recommending different ways to increase our online presence. We will definitely continue to refer their services!

Gene / Fences by Dente
Client Testimonials
Port & Starboard transformed our business development pipeline tracking and execution by helping us create useful dashboards and reports for multiple user types at different levels. They are ALWAYS available to answer questions both simple and complex. In short, we rely on Port & Starboard to get maximum use of our Salesforce subscription.

Scott Toppel / AVATAR Partners, Inc.
Client Testimonials
We’ve worked with Lisa and her team on multiple implementations of our Payments app. Her team is fast to reply, very knowledgeable about the Salesforce platform, and always a pleasure to speak with. Highly recommend.

Chris Federspiel / Blackthorn.io.
Client Testimonials
Lisa and Jeff are great! They're serial entrepreneurs themselves, so they understand exactly what small business owners need from their websites. Thanks to their help, I finally have a website that has the aesthetic and functionality that I need to run my business headache-free. I already recommend their services to everyone who asks me for website advice.

Ryan Munsey
Client Testimonials
Our friends at Port & Starboard are real pros! They simplified the process for us, met all of our goals, delivered on time and are a pleasure to work with.

Brian W.
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We’re a Proud Pledge 1% Member

Pledge 1% invites all entrepreneurs and their companies to commit important resources (product, time, and resources) to support integrating philanthropy into their business from an early stage.

Port & Starboard pledges 1% of our time for pro bono projects for non profits. Our latest pro bono project was a complete website redesign for the ViBe Creative District and ongoing support. Learn more about the project here.

Jeff Werby

Managing Partner

Jeff is an accomplished IT business professional with a technical background, experience in strategy consulting and a comprehensive understanding of operations. He has been recognized for his abilities to communicate advanced concepts to a wide variety of partners, executives and customers. Jeff brings valuable experience integrating matrixed and globally distributed teams to solve highly complex problems in fiscal and time constrained environments.

Lisa DeNoia

Managing Partner

Lisa is an innovative technology leader for high-growth enterprises across various industries. She specializes in business process optimization/automation, IT systems consolidation and IT cost savings analysis, as well as Salesforce platform implementation services, solution architecture, design, development and systems integration.

Alexandra Craig

Operations Manager

Alexandra is passionate about operations, making things run smoothly, and improving processes. She has a background in advanced manufacturing and process engineering, which provides the technical background to create unique, well-designed systems. She loves small businesses, national parks, and Fathom Coffee.

Brittany Browning

Project Manager

Brittany is a highly-organized problem-solver with a background in sales operations and project management. Her prior ventures in the technology and insurance verticals fuel her passion for identifying and improving processes that impact user experience and data quality. Brittany likens her creative approach to a quality cup of coffee: a hearty pour of methodical planning with a splash of inventiveness. 

Matt Koons

WordPress Designer

Matt is a detail-oriented and tech savvy emerging web designer. His background in graphic design and nearly 6 years in customer service, provides him with the creativity and tools needed to work with clients to design fresh, responsive websites. He finds himself constantly inspired by the latest trends in technology, which he uses to sail through design challenges.
 successfully completed the Yoast SEO for WordPress (block editor) course!

Gabe Soliman

Salesforce Consultant

Gabe is a Certified Salesforce Administrator and compulsive problem-solver that’s passionate about helping clients actualize their full potential through Salesforce. With a background in the nonprofit industry and software development, he loves digging into the how’s and why’s to improve processes, nurture clean data, and help clients better serve their customers and community. Salesforce is like oatmeal. It’s good for you, and if it’s not to your liking, it can always be better customized to what you need.

Sandy Bachik

Salesforce Consultant

Sandy is a 3 time certified Salesforce professional: Salesforce Administrator, Business Analyst, and Platform App Builder. As a military veteran with experience as a financial analyst, intel analyst, and recruiting, she brings a diverse set of skills to her Salesforce Consultant role. She was honored to be accepted into the Salesforce Pathfinder program and to receive a US Chamber of Commerce Foundation “Hiring Our Heroes” Fellowship. In addition to her Salesforce Certifications, she is a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Sandy excels in leveraging Salesforce to optimize business processes, drive strategic insights, and create custom applications and is passionate about innovation and continuous learning.

Jeff Werby

Managing Partner

Jeff is an accomplished IT business professional with a technical background, experience in strategy consulting and a comprehensive understanding of operations. He has been recognized for his abilities to communicate advanced concepts to a wide variety of partners, executives and customers. Jeff brings valuable experience integrating matrixed and globally distributed teams to solve highly complex problems in fiscal and time constrained environments.

Matt Moreau

Lead Salesforce Consultant

Matt is a Certified Salesforce Administrator with over a decade of experience working with clients that range from small local businesses to national brands, nonprofits, and higher education. His web development background gives him unique insight when it comes to implementations, configuration, and testing. He’s passionate about providing custom, data-driven solutions to meet business needs and individualized training.