ALGONQUIN – Scott Brennan, owner and president of CMIT Solutions Fox Valley North, received the 2013 President’s Award during the recent CMIT Solutions annual conference in Miami.
CMIT Solutions of Fox Valley North is the first two-time recipient of the President’s Award.
A South Charlotte business has been recognized nationally for its growth. Emory Simmons, 59, owner of CMIT Solutions of South Charlotte, recently was awarded the 2013 CMIT Solutions Momentum Award, which he received in May at the company’s annual conference in Miami.
The smoke was visible from 3 miles away on that cold Saturday four years ago, a sure sign that the fire would consume everything — including Bob Dorsey’s consulting and information technology business, R. Dorsey & Co.
Pretty much everyone in Sam Gupta’s family – his brothers and father especially – runs their own business. So after working in IT project management while his wife completed medical school and moved the family to Pittsburgh to take a job at the VA Hospital there, Gupta looked to jumpstart his own entrepreneurial path. The only catch was Gupta didn’t want to spend years building the business to profitability.
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Granby resident Paul Marzo, 50, began programming computers in the early 1980s.
His father who started his own computer business 30 years before that.
Now, Marzo has opened an office for CMIT Solutions in his Granby home offering IT management services to local small businesses.
Marzo studied math and computer sciences at Clemson University. He spent 12 years working at IT consulting company EDS and also worked with small businesses as an indepenedent contractor.
Patch asked him to tell us about his business. Here's what he had to say.
Do you use your iPad primarily to check email or surf the web? Or perhaps you use it mostly to entertain yourself with books and movies while traveling for business?
The iPad is indeed a great tool for keeping in touch with people and entertaining yourself. But you can also use it to attract new clients, provide excellent customer service, and even increase your productivity at work.
Here are five tasks you can do on your iPad to help grow your small business:
GRANBY — After years in the corporate world perfecting his trade as an information technology expert, Paul Marzo has settled down in Granby and opened up his own area firm in Hartford, working with small and medium-sized businesses.
ART Liscano knows he's an endangered species in the job market: He's a meter reader in Fresno, California.
For 26 years, he's driven from house to house, checking how much electricity Pacific Gas & Electric customers have used.
But PG&E doesn't need many people like Mr Liscano making rounds anymore. Every day, the utility replaces 1200 old-fashioned meters with digital versions that can collect information without human help, generate more accurate power bills, even send an alert if the power goes out.
Five years after the start of the Great Recession, the toll is terrifyingly clear: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over.
Roxann Abrams lost her son to military PTSD suicide. She founded Operation: I.V.,Inc to help combat veterans with PTSD. She says, “NBC news reports we have now lost more military to suicides than in combat!
Think of CMIT Solutions as a “Geek Squad” that specializes in addressing business issues.
An Austin, Texas, company wants to open as many as five IT service franchises in the Portland area.
With the expansion, CMIT Solutions would add to its Oregon stable, which includes an office in Bend. The Portland outlets, located at various Multnomah County points, would employ as many as eight workers.
Holiday time can bring you in contact with customers or clients you may not see the rest of the year. But if you’re expecting to be greeted with cheer you may be surprised.
Frustrated business owners and senior executives say they are turned off by being the customers of a service provider who communicates mostly by email.
Although that type of communication is efficient, a CEO recently told me, “I see them as a commodity — faceless and easy to replace.”
When Patrick Kelly recently retired from the Air Force after nearly 24 years of service, he knew he wanted to go into business. He liked the idea of owning a franchise. He'd be part of a team, just as he was in the military, and get "a complete package, so I didn't have to put things together by myself."
Kelly found an IT company that appealed to him, CMIT Solutions Inc. But he worried about the five-digit asking price.
Along came Andrew Twynham, a franchisee in Atlanta about to leave CMIT for another company.
CARMICHAEL, CA – (MPG) A natural disaster can be a crippling blow to a business. A fire, earthquake or flood can leave a business without access to vital information and communication with customers. One of CMIT’s long standing cli- ents, Parisi Insurance, is a perfect example of how a disaster does not have to debilitate business.
CMIT Solutions, of Austin, Texas, said it is targeting Baton Rouge and New Orleans for its 2012-2013 franchise growth, along with Las Vegas, southern California and Washington, D.C.
CMIT Solutions provides information technology services and products to small and midsize businesses. Its president and chief executive officer is Jeff Connally.
CMIT Solutions is at http://www.cmitfranchise.com
CMIT Solutions Inc. is hoping to bring its brand of small business information technology services to Arizona with the potential for five or more locations in the Phoenix area.