IAMCP Houston Chapter Announces New President, New Board Members

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The International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) representing Microsoft's best of breed partners from around the globe, announces that Ray Tussing has been selected by the Board of Directors as the next President of the IAMCP Houston Chapter, effective February 2016.

The Houston IAMCP Chapter proudly announces that Ray Tussing has been named as its new President, effective February 10th 2016. Tussing brings with him over 14 years of Business / Technology Consultant and Sales experience in a variety of industries, including companies such as Sage, Paychex, Yahoo! and DirecTV. Over the last 6 years, Tussing has focused on Enterprise Software Sales in the SAP Ecosystem, with an emphasis on cloud ERP solutions. Tussing recently joined DiCentral Corporation as Channel Director – Microsoft Dynamics GP for the Central & Western United States and Canada. “I couldn’t be more pleased with the team that we have assembled at the IAMCP Houston Chapter. Each individual brings a diverse and complementary skill set that sets us apart. This team will be integral in rebooting the IAMCP Houston Chapter and propelling it to achieve the level of excellence that the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem deserves." As President, Tussing is responsible for the Houston IAMCP Chapter’s overall strategy, direction and ensuring maximum value to IAMCP Houston stakeholders.

The slate of board members for 2016 is listed below.

Bryan Wilton, Treasurer

Bryan Wilton is the president of InterDyn BMI, a 22 location Microsoft Dynamics Gold partner and Intacct business partner. For the past 25 years, Wilton has been a speaker for Microsoft Corporation, the Kansas Society of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, and the Michigan Association of CPAs. Wilton holds CPA licenses in Texas, Michigan, Missouri and Kansas, and holds the Certified Information Technology Professional issued by the American Institute of CPAs. In addition, Wilton is a Microsoft Certified Professional, and Microsoft Business Solutions Specialist.

BJ Farmer, Secretary

BJ Farmer is the President & Founder of CITOC, a Houston-based IT services firm that specializes in providing premium cloud services and Microsoft 365 consulting. Farmer is a recognized business leader in the Houston community. Over CITOC's 20+ year history, Farmer has been the recipient of numerous awards such as Microsoft Partner of the Year, Fastest Growing Tech Company in Houston, and gracing the Inc.com's annual Top 5000 list.

Manuel Calderon, VP

Manuel Calderon has over 18 years of Business / Technology Consultant and Sales experience in a variety of industries, including companies such as Caribbean Restaurants, First Bank Puerto Rico, BB&T Bank, Equifax Enabling Technologies, Cypress Software Systems, FIS, and Sparkhound. Calderon recently joined Project Leadership Associates as Business Development Director for the South Central Region including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.

Kayla Lambert, Director at Large

Kayla Lambert has over 7 years of Business / Technology and Marketing experience. Lambert joined The Via Group 4 years ago as Marketing Manager and is passionate about enabling medium and large sized enterprises to achieve greater efficiency and operational effectiveness through communication and collaboration tools such as Skype for Business.


The International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) represents Microsoft's best of breed partners from around the globe. IAMCP was formed in 1994 and provides Microsoft Partners a voice into Microsoft programs, to the IT community at large, as well as a vehicle to facilitate mutual growth and business development among partners. The non-profit organization is operated by an annually elected board of directors, and is funded through membership fees and sponsor grants.

The IAMCP - United States has 38 chapters throughout the continental United States. Through membership meetings, social networking events and local websites, IAMCP - United States chapters link members with each other and with industry news from Microsoft. When you join an IAMCP - US chapter you're on your way to accessing networking capabilities and skill sets normally limited to only big name consultancies.

Additional information is available at http://www.iamcp-us.org.

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