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Who Are The
Why Was BobaGuard
One day we had a close call with a client.
It scared the crap out of me as I realized just how close our biggest client, a leading South Texas law firm, with a strong reputation as civil litigators, had been to experiencing a data breach.
We always told ourselves security was a top priority –but this day we realized we had to do more.
It all started in 2006, when I started helping lawyers with their Apple technology. It stuck and I’ve been doing it ever since.
Over the years I became keenly aware many took a lackadaisical approach to security. At the time I was only working with Mac users, and there was a general notion that Macs were safe and didn’t need security measures. Heck, I’d be lying if I didn’t believe the same when I started in 2006.
For the past 14 years, my company, GlobalMac IT, has specialized in providing complete end-to-end IT services to law firms using Apple computers. As part of our Managed Service offering, we are in charge of their security.
However, that close call with our client was a splash of cold water in my face. We had to accept that we were not doing enough and had to do more to address the evolving cyber threats and I drastically changed our approach to security.
I found most solos were simply too busy to learn deeply enough about the threats posed to them. They often believed they were too small to be a target, or that using secure passwords and 2 Factor Authentication was enough to meet their security needs.
What Makes Us Unique?
Your business is unique, we tailored our service to fit your needs. We compliment and evaluate your security solutions - whether they are managed by an office manager, in-house IT or hourly IT consultant.
What Makes Us Unique?
We Treat our Clients like the VIP’s They Are. Phone first, white glove service, done for you. We simplify.
What Makes Us Unique?
We Are Not Satisfied with the Status Quo.We curate today's best-in-class cybersecurity solution and make them accessible to all.
Our Core Values
Be The Hero
Enjoying Your Work Leads to Perfection
Providing The Best Product and Highest Level of Service is Our Passion.
Effective teams require people with different strengths to work together in new ways and at greater speeds to achieve top-notch results.
What’s the bottom line?
Teamwork is everyone’s responsibility—as good team members we embrace these simple concepts that make us great team members. The following points outline seven of the essential characteristics of our team.
Tom Lambotte is a father of four awesome children and a loving husband to his wife of 11 years.
He is also the CEO and Founder of BobaGuard, an all-in-one security solution for solo and small firm lawyers.
Tom provides leadership, direction, and insight to help law firms better protect themselves from the dangers of cyberattacks.
Boba, Tom Lambotte’s cute little French Bulldog is the BobaGuard mascot and inspiration for the BobaGuard name and logo.
Boba is happy, playful, and loves to cuddle. Like BobaGuard, security is important, and protecting his little French Bulldog brother, Archie and his human siblings is a high priority.
Chris is the one at the helm of the ship, steering the team around all obstacles and constantly looking for better courses to navigate while making improvements to the GlobalMac IT and BobaGuard. He’s basically Russell Crowe in the Master and Commander movie.
Chris is responsible for the company’s profit and loss results, the execution of the GlobalMac IT business plan, and providing clear and concise guidance to the team so everyone works together like a well-oiled machine.
Recently promoted to Operation Director, Jeremey oversees all facits of BobaGuard operations and focuses on the client experience, identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing those changes.
Before Jeremy came onboard, he was a support engineer for Futuri Media, and before Futuri he spent 5 years working for Apple as an AppleCare Senior Advisor. This expertise made Jeremy a perfect fit for the team.
After only a little over five years with Bobaguard, Jared recently moved into a new position as the IT Manager. His drive to learn new skills, always wanting to be the hero, and embracing change helped him rapidly move into this new challenge of improving experiences for our clients.
Jared’s highly detailed knowledge of Macs and the processes used by our clients means that he can share long-lasting solutions with our clients. He has also taken the new Help Desk Agents under his wing and shared his knowledge with them.
Marketing & Sales Manager / Strategic Assistant
Christine joined GlobalMac IT in March 2020 as Tom’s (our CEO) part-time Strategic Assistant and to support the marketing and sales department. She soon was asked to join the team as a full-time employee due to her value to the team. In January of 2022, Christine was promoted to Marketing and Sales Manager for GlobalMac IT and BobaGuard.
Following our Core Values, Christine is always looking to support anyone on our team. In addition to her responsibilities in the Marketing and Sales department, Christine has also taken on tasks in HR and FnA to help Chris, our COO.