Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 18, 2007
Q-Industries, an interactive agency that designs and builds online brands, websites and Internet-based applications announced the addition of three key staff positions and an executive appointment. The moves include the hiring of Patrick Bobst as Director of Client Services; Phil Reed as Managing Director; Jill Clawson as Senior Account Manager; and the naming of Jay McDowell to Vice President of Operations.
These additions are part of Q-Industries' overall growth, including a doubling of the company's staff over the past 18 months. The new staff will help the company meet the increased demand for custom website development, social networking, and new media. The appointment of seasoned, experienced executives will ensure that Q's clients are provided with highly responsive service from basic strategy to the delivery of sophisticated websites and applications.
Jay McDowell, previously Senior Director, has been named as Vice President of Operations, where he'll be responsible for the end-to-end client service, overseeing sales, administration, operations and account management. McDowell, who joined Q in January of 2006, will continue to focus on building a more efficient, process-oriented organization - improving and refining the company's processes and communications internally and with clients.
Phil Reed, Managing Director, will be responsible for overall account management and client satisfaction. He'll direct an account management model that emphasizes a deep understanding of each client's business, guiding them through the development and delivery of Internet technologies, with a focus on quality throughout the lifecycle of each project.
Patrick Bobst, Director of Client Services, is responsible for overseeing the design, development, software testing and quality assurance for all client projects and services. Bobst brings extensive experience in technology development and implementation.
JiIl Clawson, Senior Account Manager, will focus on client relations, advising and working with companies on web development and service requirements. Clawson will be responsible for projects from inception to completion for association, non-profit, commercial, and government clients.
"As the Internet and web tools evolve, companies will need to find the best way to build these capabilities into their businesses. But this is not purely about IT. At the intersection of the client's needs and technology is the overriding importance of people working with people." said Tim Neill, President & CEO of Q-Industries. "We're thrilled to attract, hire, and promote people of this caliber with these proven abilities."
Q-Industries is an interactive agency that designs and builds online brands, websites and advanced Internet-based applications, with expertise in online marketing, social networking, and new media services. From helping launch start-ups employing 2.0 technologies, to advancing the capabilities of Fortune 500 websites, Q-Industries clients span commercial, government, and association/ nonprofit organizations across the U.S.
Since its founding in 1999, Q-Industries has distinguished itself through technical expertise and sound business practices, having grown its team of developers, strategists, analysts, designers and testers. In addition to custom programming, Q-Industries has built a library of transferable web applications such as email marketing and content management systems, resulting in more robust applications at lower costs.
For more information on the new staff and the web business, visit http://www.q-industries.com.
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