Our Story

Layer8 was founded to provide value-added consulting services to organizations planning or implementing complex network infrastructures. Owned and operated by professionals with years of industry experience, we’ve earned our reputation as a dependable services organization by listening to our clients and delivering “above and beyond” on every project.

Our trained and certified consultants have years of experience in network design, information security services and data center technologies that include SD-WAN, security fabric integration and multi-cloud access. By providing the highest level of customer service, the company has grown over the years. We believe in an environment of professionalism, integrity, trust, and sense of pride. We commit to attract & develop talent and retain a team of experienced, motivated, satisfied employees. Layer8 provides services to commercial, defense contracting, and government entities. Let us show you the difference we can make to your business.

Our Leadership

Amy Quesinberry
Amy Quesinberry

Since joining Layer8 in 2005, Amy has taken over all aspects of finance, human resources, and event planning as well as product ordering & tracking. As President, she is responsible for the financial planning & analysis and business strategy of the firm. Amy maintains several Fortinet sales certifications.

Brandon Artines
Brandon Artines
Director of Technical Delivery

Since joining Layer8 in 2011, Brandon has led countless senior technical designs and implementations. He holds various Fortinet & Cisco certifications. As Director of Technical Delivery, he is responsible for maintaining high levels of quality to ensure we deliver excellent client service experience with each & every engagement.

Bryan Prince
Bryan Prince
Director of Operations

With over 30 years in the IT service industry across Maryland, Bryan has brought a wealth of experience to Layer8 after joining in 2020. He is responsible for all day-to-day operations and manages the entire technical staff. Bryan’s experience includes IT management roles at Mariner Finance, Sylvan Learning and Magellan Health.

Elden Quesinberry
Elden Quesinberry

One of the original founders of Layer8 Consulting in 2002, Elden remains active overseeing all aspects of the company’s strategic relationships as well as technical marketing & sales direction. With over 40 years in the IT service and consulting industry, Elden brings a wealth of experience to Layer8. He is passionate about delivering the very best client experience and maintaining a sought-after workplace culture.

Matthew Enoch
Matthew Enoch
Director of Business Development

Since joining Layer8 in 2018 as Director of Business Development, Matt has been instrumental in our growth and our client’s success. Matt has a background in the financial and managed services markets. On weekends and vacations, his passions are fishing and lacrosse.

Robert Hutter
Robert Hutter
Director of Research and Technology Strategy

As Director of Research and Technology Strategy, Rob is responsible for researching & implementing the latest technology within Layer8’s portfolio of services. Rob continues to engineer complex, secure enterprise and cloud network designs for our clients. Before coming to Layer8, Rob held an IT Director position at Stevenson University.

Core Values

Our Clients Our Clients
Each and every decision at Layer8 is made according to its impact on our existing and potential clients.
Satisfaction Satisfaction
We take our service levels very seriously because we know you are trusting us with your most valuable assets – your data and your clients. To that end, our goal is 100% client satisfaction for each and every project.
Quality Quality
Our employees have been mentored to provide an exceptional client experience by providing top quality services with a personal touch.
Integrity Integrity
At Layer8, communication with our clients and with each other is king and is always based on honesty and integrity.

Our Services

Layer8 provides comprehensive strategy, design, support and implementation services for IT infrastructures as well as staffing & recruiting services. Layer8 has extensive expertise in Information Security Services, Network Design, High Availability, Internet Connectivity and Disaster Recovery.

Networking Networking
Whether it’s WAN, LAN, or MAN, Layer8 can provide design, planning and implementation of your IT network requirements.
Security Security
Are you concerned about Internet security and if your data is safe? Do you need secure remote connectivity solutions for employees or business partners? Layer8 has quality expertise in this area.
Staffing & Recruiting Staffing & Recruiting
Do you need temporary staff? Would you like to see if a new staff addition would fit with your team before hiring them? Layer8 has dedicated staff providing contract, temp-to-perm, and full time staffing needs.

Why Layer8

Client Satisfaction Client Satisfaction
Extremely high client satisfaction rankings with multiple return engagements.
Technical Expertise Technical Expertise
Managed and led by senior technical principals each with over 30 years IT experience.
Results Driven Results Driven
We strive to provide measurable results, not simply deliver technology solutions.
Collaborative Environment Collaborative Environment
Extremely high client satisfaction rankings. We facilitate a free flow of information with our clients and promote a collaborative exchange.
Longetivity Longetivity
Layer8 has provided over 20 years of service to the greater Mid-Atlantic area.
Great Value Great Value
We consistently deliver high quality professional services at a very fair value.

Our Clients

We value each relationship and work hard for our clients as if it was our very own project. Our people are not afraid to go the extra distance to ensure our client’s success. Some of the organizations we work with are:

  • North American automobile title services
  • Nationwide floor covering distributor
  • Regional health care provider firms
  • East coast grocery store chain
  • World-wide church headquarters
  • Nationwide marketing & analytics firm

What They Are Saying

“Layer8 has been a value-added partner to us for several years. They have provided a level of communication and service that has been unmatched by any other industry provider. No matter the need, no matter the time frame, and no matter the task, Layer8 has been there with a solution….and if they didn’t have a solution at their fingertips, they took the time to find one and help us implement it. All around the best networking consultants that I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.”
Director of Support Services Global Energy Management & Automation Industry
“I manage a lean shop and rely heavily on 3rd party relationships to accomplish the mission. For over 10 years now Layer8 has been my go-to for all things Networking and Security. They’re a great group of well-seasoned professionals with a “never say no” attitude, guided by high ethical standards. I trust these guys implicitly, and that’s everything these days.”
Director of Information Technology Department of Defense industry
``For the last 6 years Layer8 has been a key partner in helping us solve our most complex infrastructure challenges. We couldn’t have done it without them!``
Senior Director, Information Technology Leading Cloud Collaborative Innovator

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