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Annese Hires Gina Campese as Design & Copy Specialist

Clifton Park, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013

Annese & Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce that Gina Campese has joined the company as the Design & Copy Specialist for the Marketing Team. Gina is based in the Syracuse office and reports to Christina Nordquist, Marketing & Communication Supervisor.

“I am privileged to be part of one of the best companies to work for in New York State. This position will give me the opportunity to express my creativity at all levels, and I am looking forward to the challenge,” said Gina.

Gina graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor of Arts in New Media Design and Communication Studies. As the Design & Copy Specialist with Annese, Gina is responsible for concepts, designs, and production of graphics and related copy to support Annese branding and marketing campaigns. Gina will also execute on the company’s social media and content marketing strategies.

“Gina has hit the ground running in her new role as Design & Copy Specialist,” said Christina Nordquist. “In the short time she has been here, Gina has stood out as a high-performer. I look forward to working with her as she continues to grow her skill-set and reach new career heights here at Annese.”

About Annese & Associates, Inc.

Expertise. Relationships. Innovation. Throughout the past four decades, these principles have established the foundation upon which Annese & Associates has emerged as the trusted adviser to our customers, partners, and communities. With a full-circle approach to integrating communications systems, Annese wraps professional and managed services around Infrastructure, Collaboration and Data Center Virtualization solutions. Guided by our services methodology, we design an end-to-end IT experience for our clients, implementing the tools of today and administering a plan for tomorrow. Our business is the art, science, and passion of connecting devices to networks, people to people, and ideas to action.

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QA Graphics Hires HVAC Graphics Specialist

(PRWEB) October 04, 2013

QA Graphics, leading provider of BAS design services for the building controls industry, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ben Hansen.

Ben has joined QA Graphics’ graphics department as an HVAC graphics specialist. He will primarily be involved in developing BAS graphics for one of the company’s largest clients, Johnson Controls, Inc. He may also be involved on other projects, as QA Graphics provides BAS graphic services for any type of building automation system, experienced with Alerton, Andover, Automated Logic, Computrols, Delta, Distech, Honeywell, KMC Controls, Reliable Controls, Siemens Building Technologies, Teletrol, Tridium and Trane.

Ben earned his Bachelors of Science degree from Iowa State University, majoring in mechanical engineering. Prior to joining QA Graphics, Ben worked as a test and balance engineer for Precision Test and Balance for over two years, responsible for ensuring new HVAC systems were working as designed. Ben’s mechanical engineering background is a great asset to QA Graphics. The company is excited to welcome him to the team.

About QA Graphics

QA Graphics is the leader in the building automation and green building industries, providing HVAC graphic development services, system graphics, floor plan graphics, and energy dashboards to help organizations educate occupants about building performance and sustainability. The company also specializes in interactive applications, 3D design and animation, mobile app development and other multimedia. Visit to learn more.


QA Graphics Hires 3D Designer to Meet Increased Demand for 3D Design Services

Ankeny, IA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013

QA Graphics, an Iowa based interactive design company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Ensey. Eric has joined QA Graphics as their newest 3D designer. The company continues to experience steady growth and has created this new role to keep up with the increased demand for 3D design services.

As a 3D designer, Eric will produce compelling photorealistic 3D renderings, animations and photo composites. He’ll create realistic product representations for clients and also assist the interactive design team in producing 3D graphics and animations for a variety of touchscreen applications and other multimedia.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in animation from Iowa State University. He is experienced with Cinema 4D, Maya, Photoshop, and Unity 3D. Prior to QA Graphics, Eric worked for Iowa State University as an Animator. QA Graphics is excited to welcome Eric to the team.

About QA Graphics

QA Graphics is an Iowa-based creative design company specializing in interactive applications, 3D design and animation, mobile app development, website development and other multimedia. The company is also a leader in the building automation and green building industries, providing HVAC graphic development services and energy dashboards to help organizations educate occupants about building performance and sustainability. Learn more at


Opus Global Hires Goldman Sachs Financial Technology Industry Veteran

PALO Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013

Opus Global Holdings, LLC ("Opus Global") announces the hiring of Julio C. Quinteros, Jr. as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global is focused on pursuing businesses across certain segments of the financial technology industry.

Mr. Quinteros, a 17-year Wall Street equity research veteran, spent the last 15 years at global investment bank Goldman, Sachs & Co. As a senior equity analyst he recently led the IT Services research effort where his coverage included a diverse set of services and financial technologies companies. Within financial technologies, Mr. Quinteros focused on point-of-sale technologies, acquirers, prepaid, payroll, information services, and other payment processors. His coverage spanned ADP, BlackHawk, Equifax, FIS, Fiserv, Global Payments, Green Dot, MasterCard, NCR, NetSpend, Vantiv, VeriFone, Visa, Western Union, and others.

Mr. Quinteros said, "This is an exciting time in the evolution of the financial technologies landscape with the convergence of data, point-of-sale, consumer-led technologies, and regulatory requirements forcing a revamp of industry value chains and market approach. While many companies are working to establish their footprints or redesign existing business models, I believe that we are still in the early rounds of this evolution and look forward to working with Doug and the team at GTCR in helping identify and create a global financial technology platform that will benefit from the transformation of the industry.

"We are excited about the opportunity to bring Julio on board," said Opus Global Founder and CEO Doug Bergeron. "Julio has a well-established track record at Goldman Sachs and will bring Opus Global significant industry expertise, public market knowledge, and a global market perspective that align well with our efforts."


Regional Leader in Managed I.T. Services NetGain Technologies Hires New President of Sales for Louisville Office

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013

NetGain Technologies is excited to announce Tucker Oldham has been hired as president of sales for its Louisville branch.

Last with SoftwareOne as a channel manager specializing in software licensing, this move will mark Oldham's second tenure with NetGain Technologies. Previously, he served as NetGain Technologies senior account executive for nine years.

"Its great to have Tucker back on the NetGain team," said Mark Jacobson, NetGain Technologies' president and CEO. "Tucker brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. He has a deep understanding of multiple technologies and their role in business. Hes spent his entire career in the Louisville market. We look forward to his leadership and contributions."

Oldham indicated major growth plans for NetGain Technologies in the region.

"I'm excited to be back at NetGain Technologies, said Oldham. "My experience in the channel gave me a valuable experience and perspective. I expect to leverage this to give NetGain and our clients a competitive advantage."

NetGain Technologies has experienced significant growth acquiring a branch in St. Louis last May marking its fourth acquisition in 4 years.

About NetGain Technologies:

Founded in 1984, NetGain Technologies is a leading provider of the design, procurement, implementation and support of high-performance IT solutions. With services ranked among the best in the world by MSPmentor and technical expert certification rated top 50 nationally by CRN Tech Elite, NetGain Technologies has 6 branch offices across 5 states. Over 1,000 unique clients have leveraged NetGains best-in-class service and support programs.

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Real Cloud Solutions LLC Hires Ellen Woodfin as Director of Sales and Marketing for North America

Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013

Real Cloud Solutions, a leading supplier of cloud-computing enablement for independent software vendors (ISVs), today announced the appointment of Ellen Woodfin to its management team. Ellen joins Real Cloud Solutions as the Director of Sales and Marketing for North America.

Ellen is a high-energy, results oriented technical sales professional who excels at complex consultative solution selling, said Rick Cluthe, the President and COO of Real Cloud Solutions. Ellen possesses strong analytical, project, and team management skills necessary to manage our sales and marketing initiatives.

Ellen will be responsible for overseeing Real Cloud Solutions sales, marketing, research and advertising activities in the North American ISV markets. By joining Real Cloud Solutions, Ellen will be able to contribute the more than 15 years of valuable technical sales and marketing experience she has gained in a wide range of international businesses and industries. According to Cluthe, Ellen possesses the ideal combination of industry experience and passion that we look for in our leadership.

The Real Cloud Solutions platform enables software vendors to quickly and effortlessly redeploy their products as cloud based solutions. This leads to minimized software-licensing costs, reduction in IT hardware and data storage costs and eliminates the time and money spent on software maintenance and improving scalability. With a cloud-based system, end-users can gain access to all of the advantages of using the software without having to incur the cost of in-house hardware and technical infrastructure development. Real Cloud Solutions removes the need for ISVs to have to organize their own server hardware and to have to support their own billing services.

About Real Cloud Solutions LLC

Founded by two software and service industry executives, with over fifty (50) years of information technology experience between them, Real Cloud Solutions LLC offers a unique opportunity for software vendors to adapt their existing products to the increasingly dominant "cloud-computing" business model.

In conjunction with its joint venture partner RealTech Solutions Ltd. (, Real Cloud Solutions LLC utilizes their software tool-set that allows ISVs to convert their software application products to a web-based or "cloud-based" service, without the need of a browser (zero-client). This tool-set has been developed in advanced technologies (SQL/.Net) and represents in excess of twenty (20) man years of effort in research and development.

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W.J. Deutsch Creates New Spirits Division, Partners With Cognac Ferrand on Landy Cognac, and Hires Senior VP

White Plains, NY (Vocus) July 17, 2009

W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd., (Deutsch), a leading importer and marketer of award-winning wines from around the world, including (yellow tail), Georges Duboeuf, and Geyser Peak, announced today the creation of the companies spirits division to be overseen by Senior Vice President of Spirits, Jean-Francois Bonnet


Successful Cloud-based Subscription Billing Provider Hires Industry Veterans, Jon Gettinger as SVP of Marketing and Cary Platkin as General Counsel

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012

Aria Systems, delivering the power of subscription commerce to transform business, is pleased to announce that two software industry veterans have recently joined Aria Systems, Jon Gettinger as Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Cary Platkin as Vice President and General Counsel.

As Sr. Vice President of Marketing, Jon Gettinger will run worldwide marketing as he has done for many other high-tech software companies with break-through offerings, including Accept Software, Fortify, CodeFast, Acteva and PureAtria. As a seasoned marketing and brand strategist working in the enterprise software category, Jon has created breakthrough strategies that have resulted in exceptional business results. His most recent success was at Accept Software where he re-positioned the product line for purchase. Prior to this Jon worked at Fortify Software where he quickly grew Fortifys customer base from 200 to 1000 and drove meteoric revenue growth resulting in Hewlett-Packards purchase of the company in 2010.

As Aria Systems new general counsel, vice president and corporate secretary, Cary Platkin brings 15 years experience helping Internet and software companies in Silicon Valley ready themselves for growth. Most recently, Cary managed the legal department as Lead Counsel for energy management software company C3 Energy. Previously, he founded a successful technology law practice supporting companies in the software and software-as-a-service (SaaS) markets, including Adobe, NetSuite and Marketo. He has also served as in-house counsel at EMC, Siebel and Wired. He holds a B.A. from The George Washington University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco.

"Our recent brand name wins, including AAA NCNU, Red Hat and Experian, demonstrate that Aria Systems' solution is the proven best-in-class technology for enterprises that need next generation subscription billing and management. With the leadership additions of Jon on marketing and Cary on legal affairs, we continue to build an Aria Systems team capable of scaling our business to meet an opportunity-filled 2013." -Tom Dibble, President and CEO, Aria Systems

About: Aria Systems delivers the power of subscription commerce to transform business, creating new market opportunities, better customer relationships and more revenue predictability. The Aria Subscription Billing Platform is the only enterprise-class cloud-based solution proven to support companies as they evolve their subscription business while enhancing productivity and delivering an outstanding experience to their customers. Brand name companies such as Pitney Bowes, Red Hat, Ingersoll Rand, EMC, VMware, and HootSuite chose Aria Systems to meet their recurring revenue needs. To learn more visit or call 1-877-755-2370.


Simsol Software Hires Stephen Van Pelt

Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) December 04, 2012

Simsol Software, a leading provider of property estimating software and data management solutions for the insurance industry, announced this week it has hired Stephen Van Pelt to the position of National Sales Representative.

Mr. Van Pelt brings over 16 years of experience in the property adjusting industry and the property restoration industry, most recently as a property loss estimator for BELFOR Property Restoration. Mr. Van Pelt brings his field experience and insight on industry trends and changes to assist in the future development of Simsol products and services, as well as maintain current and potential client databases while incorporating sales strategies and ideas into marketing campaigns.

Located at Orlando, Floridas office, he reports to Simsol Softwares president John Postava. Mr. Postava had this to say about Simsols newest National Sales Representative, The moment I met Stephen I knew he had the right stuff for Simsol. His background as an adjuster and restoration contractor made him the perfect choice to showcase Simsols suite of software products. Stephens marketing and sales background will also be a great help in making Simsol a leader in web-based and mobile estimating and adjusting technologies.

Mr. Van Pelt has been belonged to several Claims Association Groups, in Syracuse and Utica, New York, as well as Orlando, Florida, and a past board member of the Syracuse Claims Association. He also was an approved continuing education instructor in both New York and Florida for property and casualty courses. He earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in Public Relations and Journalism from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

About Simsol Software:

Simsol Software (Simultaneous Solutions, Inc.) has been providing insurance carriers, adjusters and restoration contractors with leading edge property and contents estimating and loss documentation software since 1987. Their flagship product, Simsol 5, is a Windows-based PC and mobile computing application featuring software apps for estimating and documenting property claims. Simsols data analytics solution provides insurance carrier management with real-time industry comparisons and claim payment trending reports. To learn more, please visit

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QA Graphics Hires Ashley Feldman

(PRWEB) August 14, 2012

QA Graphics, an Iowa based interactive design firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley Feldman. Ashley has been hired as the companys newest account executive.

QA Graphics has experienced incredible growth over the last several years and continues to expand. This is a new position created to continue this steady growth. As an account executive, Ashley will promote the companys interactive design services both locally and nationally. She will focus on building relationships with clients seeking interactive applications, 3D design and animation services, mobile application development, multimedia solutions and other interactive design needs.

Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in business management with a minor in communications studies from Central College. Prior to joining QA Graphics, Ashley worked as an account manager for Workspace for two years. In this role Ashley managed a number of interior design and furniture space planning projects. She also interned for Tero International, Inc. and Kum & Go corporate headquarters. QA Graphics is excited to welcome Ashley to the team and anticipates continued growth with this new addition.

About QA Graphics

QA Graphics is an Iowa-based creative design company specializing in interactive applications, 3D design and animation, mobile app development and other multimedia. The company is also a leader in the building automation and green building industries, providing HVAC graphic development services and energy dashboards to help organizations educate occupants about building performance and sustainability. Visit to learn more.

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