Leverage Our 30-Years Of Experience

TurningPoint Systems is an information technology firm with a 30-year history of helping our clients manage their hardware, software, and distribution technologies to increase operational efficiency and increase profitability.

Our History

TurningPoint Systems was founded by Elery LeBlanc, a pioneer in supply chain management. Today, TurningPoint has two practices or service groups: one specializing in IT consulting and IT managed services, and the other specializing in enterprise management software and productivity products for the pharmaceutical industry, candy, tobacco, and convenience store distribution industry, and wholesale grocery store and food service distributors.

Our Management Team

Elery LeBlanc

Founder & President

Elery’s passion for technology and business development started after graduating with a degree in Computer Science. Working for Sylvania Lighting and then Varian Semiconductor early in his career, he found himself on the front line of business operations and manufacturing operations as a programmer and business unit manager. Elery worked for KPMG as a Senior Systems Analyst performing comprehensive software systems audits until venturing out on his own and starting TurningPoint Systems. Elery is considered a poineer in supply chain management and distribution technology for the pharmaceutical industry.

John Hamel

Principal-Director of IT Consulting & Managed Services

John is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, holding a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. An IT executive with more than 30 years experience, John’s commitment to customer satisfaction and a deep understanding of IT solutions make him a valued resource for companies looking to improve their technology infrastructure.

John joined TurningPoint Systems in 2014. With a broad understanding of new technologies and integrated solutions, combined with his experience working with fast-growing companies and their complex IT requirements, John brings a solutions-focused approach to helping companies manage their IT infrastructure and disaster recovery protocols while taking into consideration costs and resources.

Rick Gabrielli

Principal Platform, Software and Integration Architect

Rick brings an impressive and extensive skill set of languages and development tools to TurningPoint Systems. As a Chief Petty Officer in the Naval Reserve, working in Washington, DC at the Naval Intelligence Automation Command (NIAC), he was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal in June of 1991 for the development and deployment of satellite communications software used during Operation Desert Storm. Rick has experience as a Software Engineer, Engineering Team Leader, and Software Consultant at well-known Boston area companies, including Fidelity Investments, Gillette, and Electric Insurance. Today, Rick works with the TurningPoint development team to maintain, update, upgrade, and customize ProfitPoint™ and QwikPoint™ for existing customers and new customer installations.