Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2012
EPM Architects, the fastest growing Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management company, announced today the appointment of Joseph Khalaf as Vice President. In this role, Mr. Khalaf will be responsible for the establishment of the Dallas office. Mr. Khalaf will also be head of the custom application development and support group at EPM Architects.
Mr. Khalaf joins EPM Architects after 17 years at Microsoft where he served as Group Manager for the Microsoft Online Services group (Office 365). Mr. Khalaf joined Microsoft in 1995 and has served in different groups within the company. He was part of the original SharePoint team from its version 1 release through version 2007. He managed both the Global Office Escalation team for Office and the internal SharePoint development team. He also led and implemented numerous Global projects within Microsoft’s services and support groups.
In addition to Mr. Khalaf’s appointment, EPM Architects announced today that Mark Everett has joined the Dallas Branch as Senior Consultant. Mr. Everett is an 8 year Microsoft EPM veteran and contributing author of the two best-selling books on Project Server 2007, including ‘Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Unleashed’. Mr. Everett was formerly with UMT Consulting Group where he implemented major EPM projects. Mr. Everett’s extensive EPM consulting experience includes project implementations for Catapult Systems, QuantumPM and The Project Group.
“EPM Architects continues to attract some of the industry’s best talent. Mr. Khalaf’s appointment sets in motion our Dallas Branch office as well as future international expansion. His proven experience during his tenure at Microsoft provides us the opportunity to take our custom development and support offerings to new levels.” said Michael Samadi, President and CEO of EPM Architects. “We are pleased to welcome Joseph Khalaf and Mark Everett to our growing organization and look forward to their contributions in helping us continue being the go-to company in project and portfolio management.”
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EPM Architects is an Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management consulting firm focused exclusively on the Microsoft EPM solution, mainly Microsoft Project and Project Server. We are one of the top Microsoft Gold Certified Partners in the Project and Portfolio Management competency. As the largest EPM company in the south central region and one of the premier Microsoft EPM companies in the US, we are quickly building a reputation as the "go-to" EPM company for implementation, development, training and support. Our clients consist of Global 50, Fortune 50, 100 and 500 companies as well as small to mid-sized companies in several industry verticals.
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