VisionIT Named Class IV NMSDC National Supplier of the Year as Top MBE firm in the United States

DENVER, October 31, 2012

VisionIT was named the National Supplier of the Year: Class IV – Annual Sales Greater than $50 Million at the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC) Awards Banquet on Oct. 31, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

VisionIT was selected as a winner for its tremendous growth into one of the largest minority-owned IT firms in the country – with 2011 revenues of $239 million – since its establishment in 1997. VisionIT services major customers like Comerica Bank, Freddie Mac, Johnson & Johnson, HP, Accenture, Meritor, Delphi, Pfizer, Siemens and Toyota and is a supporter of other minority-owned businesses. VisionIT spent $30 million with MBEs last year. Segura and VisionIT employees also actively participate nationally in community initiatives including mentorship, internships, scholarships, technology labs, and job opportunities.

“This is the highest honor for a minority business enterprise firm in the United States,” said David H. Segura, CEO of VisionIT. “Not only has VisionIT maintained a commitment to offering the best service, we’ve done so with a dedication to other minority-owned businesses and our community.”

“Here in Michigan, we’ve witnessed the outstanding growth of VisionIT firsthand,” said Louis Green, President and CEO of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council. “I am thrilled to see that the entire country has recognized what we’ve known all along – VisionIT and David Segura are the very best at what they do. The Minority Business of the year award from our national organization reflects VisionIT’s status as a national player in the information technology industry, and also highlights their pattern of innovation under the leadership of David Segura and his executive team.”

 

The Award Process

Representing the best-of-the-best among NMSDC’s 16,000 certified minority businesses, 16 businesses are named Regional Minority Supplier of the Year winners, annually. One regional winner from each of four classes is named the National Supplier of the Year.

Businesses are nominated by their corporate customers and divided into four classes based on annual sales: Class IV – annual sales greater than $50 million, Class III – annual sales between $10 million and $50 million, Class II – annual Sales Between $1 million and $10 million and Class I – annual sales less than $1 million.

NMSDC-certified minority-owned businesses are evaluated on the basis of business growth, development and performance, community service and the ability to overcome challenges brought on by the company owner’s heritage or background.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

 

NMSDC Annual Conference

The Conference theme for 2012 was “Minority Businesses and Corporate America: Advancing Minority Suppliers in the Global Supply Chain.” More than 7,000 participants, including minority business owners and corporate purchasing executives, attended the NMSDC 2012 Conference and Business Opportunity Fair. The Awards Banquet concludes the four-day conference, held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council advances business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. The organization is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

 

ABOUT VISIONIT

VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of Information Technology Managed Services and Talent Management Solutions. For nearly 16 years, VisionIT combines focus, agility, streamlined operations and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500 corporations and large government agencies. With 20 U.S. offices, personnel in 38 U.S. states, and global operations in Puerto Rico, Mexico and India, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about this growing technology leader visit www.visionit.com.

Nationally Recognized Executives Join Triad Isotopes, Inc.’s Leadership Team

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CONTACT:

Erin Lasser

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications

407.455.6709 –  Elasser@triadisotopes.com

 

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (October 1, 2013) Triad Isotopes, Inc. (Triad) has announced the addition of two nationally-recognized executives to the company’s leadership team.  Kerry E. Gillespie, CPA, CGMA has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO).  Douglas Ash has joined the company as Chief Information Officer (CIO).  Both report to Dom Meffe, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

“Adding two executives as experienced and seasoned as Kerry and Doug clearly demonstrates our commitment to building a great organization,” said Dom Meffe. “We continue to focus our investments on people, process and technology as we strengthen our company and prepare for future growth.”

As CFO/COO, Kerry Gillespie brings over twenty five years of healthcare management experience that will help position Triad for future growth beyond the company’s current position as the nation’s second largest nuclear pharmacy company.  Prior to joining Triad Isotopes, Gillespie served as Executive Vice President, Operations Finance with Health Management Associates, Inc. and as Chief Financial Officer for Radiation Therapy Services, Inc. and Ardent Health Services, LLC.  In addition to his extensive career as a healthcare executive, Gillespie also brings a unique perspective on the nuclear pharmacy industry, having served as a radiology technologist early in his career.

On his decision to join Triad Isotopes, Gillespie stated, “I am excited to join the Triad team as they continue to build industry leadership in the nuclear pharmacy space during this time of rapidly escalating change in the U.S. health care marketplace.  Triad’s reputation for integrity, coupled with its close relationships with its pharmacy leadership and customers, helped solidify my decision to join this dynamic organization.”  He and his wife Karen will relocate to the Orlando area from Naples, Florida.

As CIO, Douglas Ash holds more than thirty years of experience working for Fortune 50 companies within business, information technology, and executive leadership roles.  He served as Vice President and CIO, Global Training and Logistics, and Vice President, Health Services & Solutions, for Lockheed Martin in Orlando before moving to Triad Isotopes.  His career also includes thirteen years at IBM in a variety of information technology and management positions.

Ash currently serves as Chairman of the Information Technology Senior Manager Forum (ITSMF), where he helps prepare African-American IT professionals for senior-executive roles within Fortune 500 companies.  ITSMF offers executive career development, mentoring, and networking opportunities to advance high potential careers and build a pipeline of talent.

Ash commented “The nuclear pharmacy industry growth initiatives Triad is pursuing created an exciting opportunity for me to leverage my business leadership and technology experience to optimize the investments Triad is making.  My goal is to ensure the company continues to innovate in the future, and achieve its business objectives.”  Doug and his wife Maria reside in Orlando.

 

ABOUT TRIAD ISOTOPESWatch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)

Triad Isotopes, Inc. is a nationwide nuclear pharmacy company headquartered in Orlando, FL.  The company’s national network of over 60 locations serves 4 million patients each year, making Triad Isotopes the nation’s second-largest and fastest-growing radiopharmaceutical provider.  These specialized facilities provide the products used by hospitals and nuclear medicine operators to help diagnose and treat patients, primarily those with cardiac and cancer concerns.