About the business:
Apto Solutions, founded in 2001, is an IT asset disposition business with clients like Fujitsu and Dell. The company started out as a bankruptcy practice in the basement of James Kilkelly's home in Atlanta. Apto's growth is correlated with the rate of growth in the information technology and enviro-technology industries and has been robust over the last decade. With a preference for hiring locally, the company has helped enrich the economic vitality of its West Atlanta neighborhood and also has locations in Austin and Silicon Valley.
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