About

Our Team

Ben Avellone
CEO

Ben Avellone

Ben started programming in high school and has been interested in computers and technology ever since. He graduated from the University of West Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering in order to pursue his goal of understanding everything there is to know about these powerful machines that influence an enormous amount of our daily lives.

Ben has worked in the Software industry for over 5 years in various capacities. He started freelancing for his own clients while still working at OrderCounter as the lead developer for ScheduleGofer, a Scheduling website targeted at businesses with hourly employees.

Ben's passion for continued excellence and desire for personal and professional growth led him down the path of self-employment. Through Coastware, he brings high-quality software to clients using the the latest standards and technologies.

Anthony Gonzalez
COO

Anthony Gonzalez

Anthony has been in the IT Industry for the past 6 years. His passion for technology began in high school and continued throughout his college career. Anthony graduated from the University of West Florida with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance. He has performed IT services for many local businesses in the area including University of West Florida’s IT department, the National Flight Academy, and Bob Tyler Toyota.

Anthony has worked in many IT roles including help-desk support, IT Administrator and full-time independent IT consultant. In his free time, Anthony enjoys playing guitar, volunteering in the community, and spending time with friends and family. His diverse IT experience coupled with an educational background in finance is helping Coastware set the bar high for IT managed services in the Gulf Coast area.