eTERA Consulting’s Scott Holec Named as Member of Smart100 CEO

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Scott Holec, President and Founder of eTERA Consulting, has Been Recognized in the Washington, DC Region as an Influential Thought Leader by SmartCEO Magazine

eTERA’s success is directly linked to the outstanding work of our entire team and I am hopeful that our story will be beneficial to other CEO’s of growing and established businesses.

Scott Holec, President and Founder of eTERA Consulting, has been named as a member of the Smart100 CEO program in the Washington, DC region by SmartCEO magazine. The Smart100 CEO is an exclusive group of the top 100 CEO’s who represent the Washington area’s most influential thought leaders and are selected for their leadership, strategic vision and character in running a business. The members of this select group have a passion for entrepreneurship and have pledged to support SmartCEO’s mission to educate and inspire decision-makers. The Smart100 CEO’s will be showcased in the annual Smart100 Book to be published in September 2011.

“It is a privilege to be recognized by SmartCEO magazine among an outstanding group of successful business leaders in the Washington region,” said Scott Holec. “The magazine is a highly regarded resource for how Washington area businesses are growing and gaining a competitive advantage in their respective industries. The Washington region has some of the most talented business executives in the world and the opportunity to build and grow a business in this environment has been a rewarding experience for me personally. As a member of the Smart100 CEO, I will be able to share our experiences and important lessons learned with other companies including the need for great employees. eTERA’s success is directly linked to the outstanding work of our entire team and I am hopeful that our story will be beneficial to other CEO’s of growing and established businesses.”

Under Mr. Holec’s leadership, eTERA Consulting has transformed itself from a paper management company into a highly regarded professional services firm specializing in providing data management solutions to Fortune 500 companies and the AmLaw 100. Some of the many accomplishments achieved by eTERA Consulting under the direction of Mr. Holec have included: (1) Being named to the 2010 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S., (2) Developing a unique Early Information Assessment (sm) methodology for managing the growth and complexity of electronically stored information, (3) Providing Opt1mum One (sm) Managed Services to help clients better manage and leverage technology investments and resources, (4) Offering Blended Review Solutions to help clients better manage the high cost of document review projects, and (5) Utilizing “Just-in-Time Scalability” for deploying staffing and technology solutions as needed by clients to enhance efficiencies and provide cost certainties.

Prior to founding eTERA Consulting in 2004, Mr. Holec was National Manager of Digital Sales for a Fortune 1000 document management solutions company, where he was responsible for the hiring and development of the national litigation support team that oversaw annual revenues of more than $50 million. He received his B.A. from the College of William & Mary where he was a collegiate swimmer. Mr. Holec resides in Vienna, VA with Julie, his wife of 15 years and their two daughters. He is active in the Washington area business community including membership in the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and provides coaching and mentoring to emerging entrepreneurs. With a passion for “giving back,” Mr. Holec volunteers his time coaching soccer and supporting a number of charitable organizations including The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and National Kidney Foundation.        

About SmartCEO Magazine

SmartCEO is a regional “growing company” publication. We are not news; we are a resource full of smart ideas to help educate and inspire decision-makers. SmartCEO is read by more than 50,000 business owners in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC metro markets. Each issue includes features, interviews, case studies, columns and other departments designed to help this region’s CEOs face the daily challenge of running a business. SmartCEO believes that a “growing company” is determined by the spirit, drive and dynamics of a company’s owners and managers, rather than by the size of the building, the number of its employees, or its sales volume. That’s why our focus is on decision makers from many different-sized businesses. To learn more about SmartCEO, go to

About eTERA Consulting

eTERA Consulting specializes in helping organizations improve information governance, compliance and discovery management. We are a technology independent consultancy with a broad range of services from strategic information consulting to project-based engagements. Our proven Early Information Assessment (EIA) planning methodology provides clients with the management expertise, technology resources and analytical tools needed to craft innovative solutions focused on achieving increased efficiencies, cost savings, command and control, and enhanced decision-making abilities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, eTERA Consulting has served the legal industry since 2004. The company also maintains additional offices across the U.S. eTERA Consulting was named to The Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2010. For more information, please visit

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