Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
Sovran, a leader in technology solutions for business, is one of only a few women-led technology companies named to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal’s 2012 Top 25 Women-owned Businesses list. Sorvran’s ranking of 17th on the list is up from 2011.
The goal of this list is to recognize women business leaders and entrepreneurs for their professional achievements, leadership qualities and drive, as well as their position at the forefront of their professions. The Business Journal also strives to select candidates who contribute to the broader Twin Cities community, either by volunteering their time or by sharing their knowledge with peers as leaders of industry associations.
Lisa Loken is the owner and president of Sovran. She oversees corporate strategy, corporate culture, finance, solution development, human resources, customer satisfaction and the overall profitability of the company. Loken has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. She started at Sovran in 1991 as the office manager when the company had only eight employees and sales of one million dollars. She was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1996 and became an owner in 1999. Since then, the full service IT solutions provider has grown to sales of over 16 million and 60+ employees.
“As a non-technical business owner, my goal is to help business leaders understand the value IT can deliver. IT stimulates business growth through increasing employee productivity, reducing operating expenses and increasing customer satisfaction, “ says Loken.
As a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, Sovran is a resource for the more than 700 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.
About Sovran, Inc.
Sovran is a Minnesota-based technology solutions provider that is equally committed to both customer care and technology. Since 1987, Sovran has been providing customized technology solutions and ongoing services that truly focus on the goals of our customers. In addition, Sovran is now home to Minnesota's premier IT Training Center, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Twin Cities. Sovran partners with top firms in the tech industry, including Microsoft, HP, Cisco, VMware, Nimble and more to provide our customers with unparalleled support and integrated IT services.
For more information, please visit us at http://www.sovran.com