St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 1, 2009
Meritide is excited to announce that Gary Hoagland has joined our Solutions for IT practice as a Sr. Business Development Executive. Gary came from BMC Software where he was responsible for overseeing technical training for all consultants and partners world-wide in the critical area of Service Support. Gary was also responsible for all sales and technical enablement for the IT Systems Management Express product line that is built around the Service Desk Express core.
Gary has over 17 years of experience in Information Technology in a large variety of roles. He is skilled in ITIL and Business Service Management (BSM) with marketing, sales and product development experience in both the Remedy and Service Desk Express product lines. Gary has a proven record of both architecting and implementing solutions that bring strong efficiencies to the Service Desk and to the Data Center, as well as evaluating and improving established processes.
Prior to BMC Software, Gary was in charge of automation projects for US Bank in the Twin Cities and managed several crucial IT projects. Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in pastoral Studies from North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems degree from the University of Phoenix.
"Gary is a great addition to our team and will be instrumental in growing our Solutions For IT practice with his background and reputation in IT infrastructure management. We have scores of clients that are interested in leveraging the investments they have made in the BMC Software platforms and Gary will be a critical resource for them" said Patrick Irestone, President of Meritide.
Gary said last week that "I am very excited about the opportunity to join the team of dedicated and skilled professionals at Meritide. The strength of this company in this region is very well proven and established and our ability to implement and architect solutions for IT Infrastructure Management is a strength I want to build on. I believe the partner relationships that Meritide has fostered, as well as our offerings in the area of Service Support (including our on-demand offerings), make for a very exciting future and I'm glad to be a part of it".
About Meritide, Inc.
Based in St. Paul, MN, Meritide is one of the largest independent solutions firms in the business software integration and infrastructure management marketplace. Meritide provides its clients with strategy, design, integration and implementation services targeted to improve operational performance, reduce costs and drive competitive advantage. The firm's clients include Fortune 1000 and upper mid-market companies.
For more information about Meritide, Inc., please visit http://www.meritide.com.