Tom Frana, President & CEO, on Leaders Portfolio with Dr. Blacksmith

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ViON Corporation President & CEO Discusses Leadership Style and Philosophy in Recent Radio Interview

Leaders Portfolio with Dr. Rebecca Blacksmith featured Mr. Tom Frana, President & CEO of ViON Corporation, as a guest on this prestigious show. The interview aired during the 8 a.m. program on July 14, 2012, throughout the DC Metro area on 730AM and 102.9FM. The show is also available on

Leaders Portfolio with Dr. Rebecca Blacksmith is a discussion house for leadership featuring CEO interviews from across the DC Metro area. An Ivy League led research team selects CEOs and other Principals to appear on the show in order to discuss their leadership style and philosophy, their unique challenges and successes, and their methods for navigating their market sector during the present economic climate.

In January of 1992, Mr. Tom Frana became the President and CEO of ViON Corporation (ViON), a hardware and systems integrator selling storage, server and software solutions and associated services to the U.S. federal government and public sector & commercial areas. Mr. Frana has 40 years of experience in the information technology industry and 34 years in the vendor environment.

Mr. Frana has been involved in supporting a wide range of functions for both federal and commercial customers. He has experience with systems engineering, sales, marketing, customer service and general management with ITEL, National Advanced Systems and Hitachi Data Systems. He has held positions in Europe as Vice President and Director of Systems Engineering and Customer Service and Support; Vice President and Managing Director in Asia/Pacific; and Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Operations for Hitachi Data Systems.

Mr. Frana is a Founding Member of the U.S. Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, Virginia. He is also an advisory Council Member on the United Service Organizations (USO) in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and has served on the Board and Executive Committee at St. John’s College High School in Washington, DC, for the past ten years.

About ViON Corporation
ViON Corporation (ViON) is a small, veteran-owned corporation established in 1980 and headquartered in Washington, DC. We specialize in designing, delivering, and maintaining storage and server solutions to high performance, enterprise-wide data centers throughout the federal, state and local governments. We excel in solutions addressing Enterprise Storage, Disaster Recovery, Server Consolidation, and Business Continuity in the Windows, UNIX and z/OS environments. For more information, please visit us at

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