Who We Are

Early Upgrade was founded in 2009 and has developed as a leading player across the secondary lifecycle of mobile devices, components, and consumer electronics, with a core expertise in value-add forward distribution, parts reclamation, refurbishment, and IT Asset Disposition programs. We service schools, corporations, trade-in programs, other ITAD organizations, and wholesale and e-tail customers globally, out of our 95,000 square-foot R2 certified headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.


Early Upgrade leverages it's extensive distribution network and in-house refurbishment center and parts reclamation team to extract maximum value from devices and components at all stages in their lifecycle, and across all IT asset classes, providing a one-stop solution to extract maximum value from your product, with the least effort, under a data secure process. Likewise, we always have a consistent portfolio of mobility and IT products that have undergone our in-house QC, on our shelves available for re-sale. We drive a substantial and loyal following due to our top notch team, consistent quality products and honest practices.

Management Team

Simon Levin


Simon is a devoted husband to his loving wife Lauren and a proud father of three - he also happens to be the Founder and CEO of Early Upgrade.

With a focus on integrity, work ethic and measured risk, Simon has grown Early Upgrade from a one-person lifestyle business into a 55 person company operating out of 95,000 square feet. Simon considers his biggest skill being able to surround himself with people of amazing talent, along with and more importantly, incredible character and loyalty.

Andrew Rector


Andrew joined Early Upgrade in 2013, and has since played an integral role in the development of the mobility division. Andrew oversees day to day operations while coordinating logistics, returns, and making sales. 

Todd Ingenito

President / Head of Bus Dev

Todd joined Early Upgrade in 2015 and oversees business & corporate development and strategic execution, with a focus on forward wholesale distribution, channel partnerships and building a scalable corporate & operational structure.

Todd previously helped build the mobility reCommerce start-up uSell and has a background in investment banking. Todd has a BSc in Economics & International Business from New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business. 

Jerry Bean

VP, Sales

Jerry oversees retail and wholesale mobility sales channels. Closely following mobility markets, Jerry is able to match clients with appropriate products at up-to-date rates. 

With a background in finance and economics Jerry has been with the company since 2011.   

Michael Koufos

Business Dev/Principal

Michael helps manage and oversee all aspects of Early Upgrade's operations and trading activities, lending his expertise to both the Mobility & ITAD/Recycling divisions. Michael has extensive experience in the mobile industry spanning ten years, including operating his own company, MeCells Trading. Michael combines his industry knowledge & relationship-first approach to drive growth for our partners.

Tristan Wood

General Manager

Tristan joined Early Upgrade in 2010  as the Company's first hire and has been instrumental in shaping the company's operations & work ethic.

Tristan directly oversees and manages a team of over 40 production and refurbishment employees and is the force behind the scenes driving the company's daily operational activities.

Reginald Bryant

Refurbishment Manager

Reggie started as Early Upgrade's first technician in 2015, and now oversees a team of 20+ technicians as an internal business unit, overseeing everything from human resources to inventory management & production. Reggie turns the impossible into profitable. 

Reggie has a background as an IT Technician and is a graduate of Columbia College.


We service businesses by providing an honest and reliable solution to any aspect of the mobility lifecycle and IT Asset Disposition Process.

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- High quality wholesale mobility & computing stock

- A R2 Certified downstream vendor for all e-scrap and ITAD asset classes

- A data-secure IT Asset Disposition solutions provider for corporations, municipalities and school districts 

- Global re-marketing of used IT and mobility equipment

- Parts harvesting and reclamation

- Solutions to complex reverse logistic channels in the e-Scrap, ITAD & Mobility sectors

- Software solutions to power online & brick & mortar device trade-ins

Contact Us


4843 Victor St. Jacksonville, FL 32207


OFFICE TELEPHONE: (904) 446-0764


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