Apr 24, 2015 | HANOVER, MD | For media inquiries, please contact us at media@TEKsystems.com.
Atlanta – April 24, 2015 – TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services, today announced their sponsorship of the 2015 Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards which are hosted by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GeorgiaCIO). This year’s awards program begins with the Georgia CIO Awards Nominee Reception on April 22 and concludes with the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards Breakfast on November 13.
GeorgiaCIO seeks to build information technology communities across the state of Georgia and establish the state as a major technology hub. As a gold sponsor of the 2015 CIO of the Year Awards, TEKsystems supports this mission by sharing industry and market knowledge, IT services capabilities and insight into people and the role they play in achieving successful IT initiatives.
"We’d first like to congratulate the nominees for this year’s CIO of the Year Awards. It’s an exciting time as Georgia, and Atlanta specifically, is becoming a more attractive location to do business and is seen as an incubator of technology innovation," says TEKsystems Director of Business Operations in midtown Atlanta, Kwabene Morton. "Throughout our experience delivering IT services ranging from project-based to outsourcing, we have consistently seen that it’s the people with IT skills that make any initiative successful. We’re excited to bring our knowledge and expertise to GeorgiaCIO and to support them in achieving our mutual goal of establishing Georgia as the place for IT innovation and great careers."
Lee W. Crump, CIO of Rollins, Inc., and currently the GeorgiaCIO Program Chair and member of the Advisory Board, in addition to being the winner of the GeorgiaCIO 2012 Global CIO of the Year Award, adds "GeorgiaCIO provides a unique opportunity for leading IT product and services providers to meet with and develop relationships with the CIOs of over 100 of Georgia’s largest and most successful businesses and non-profits. The benefit of these relationships is mutual and our member CIOs honestly appreciate the critical role our sponsors play in insuring that GeorgiaCIO continues to offer premier “one-of-a-kind” programs for our membership. TEKsystems, with its global and local Atlanta presence, and commitment to providing quality IT services, is exactly the kind of sponsor that we at GeorgiaCIO welcome."
Established in 1998, the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program for Georgia’s foremost technology leaders. Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by CIOs to participate and experience a unique opportunity to support and recognize the senior technology leadership of Georgia’s top organizations.
About Georgia CIO Leadership Association
The Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GeorgiaCIO) is Georgia’s preeminent professional association for senior technology leaders. Founded in 2003, its membership is comprised exclusively of chief information officers or individuals in equivalent positions from public and private companies, government, education and non-profit organizations throughout the state. GeorgiaCIO is a 501(c)(6) professional association led by a CIO Advisory Board from organizations including: Aarons, American Cancer Society, AGL Resources, Carters, NCR Corporation, Novelis, Rollins, and The Weather Channell.
People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company, we understand people. Every year we deploy more than 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals–while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.