About Us

Chuck Lano
Chuck Lano
Linanne Lano
Linanne Lano

Chuck Lano is the co- founder and CEO of Retail and IT Consulting LLC. He established Retail and IT Consulting to help small business owners, especially specialty retailers get access to enterprise-level technology resources.

Chuck’s passion is helping small business owners with all aspects of the technology needed to run their business. He provides assessment, design, implementation and management of networks, security compliance, and database backup. With over 16 years’ experience in working with specialty retailers, he also provides consulting on inventory management, store operations and marketing.

Over the years, Chuck has successfully deployed numerous point of sale implementations throughout the country. He understands the special needs of independent retailers and delivers results.

Charles has become proficient in security by working with large Fortune 500 companies to implement PCI-DSS compliant payment solutions.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Charles still resides there with his wife and business partner, Linanne. In his time off he loves to travel to warm places and go to sporting events.

Certifications

WatchGuard Technical Certification, WatchGuard Technologies

CounterPoint Certified Installer, NCR Corporation

CompTIA CertMaster Security + SYO-401, CompTIA

Linanne Lano is the co- founder and President of Retail and IT Consulting LLC. Linanne established Retail and IT Consulting to help small business owners, especially specialty retailers get access to enterprise-level technology resources.

Linanne’s passion is to provide technology assistance for small business owners in order to give them the freedom to focus on what is important to them – running their business. She provides project management, PSA implementations, training and resource management. With over 16 years’ experience in working in Professional Services organizations, she takes pride in matching the right resource with the right job.

Currently, Linanne is working on web development, search engine optimization and ecommerce web design.

Linanne is self-taught in IT project management. With over-the-top attention to detail and organization, she delivers quality projects that are on-time and on-budget.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Linanne still resides there with her husband and business partner, Charles. In her time off she loves to travel to warm places and go to sporting events.