Four ICS Certified Managers of Innovation Join the International Association of Innovation Professionals Board of Advisors

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Four ICS Certified Managers of Innovation Join the International Association of Innovation Professionals Board of Advisors

The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) has elected the following Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS) executives to the IAOIP board of advisors:

  • Thomas "Toby" Fincher, Director, Service Delivery
  • Eric Pierce, Vice President of Service Delivery
  • Kristy Weighall, ICS Labs Chief Integrator
  • Dr. Benjamin Willett, ICS Labs Chief Software Engineer

Each of the four is an IAOIP Certified Manager of Innovation. They serve on the ICS Innovation Council, as well as on the Innovation Council for an ICS led Joint Venture, RedTeam Engineering ( Dr. Willett and Ms. Weighall are full-time members of the ICS innovation division, ICS Labs.

Dr. Brett Trusko, President & CEO of IAOIP, said, "On behalf of the board of directors, we are excited to add Eric Pierce, Toby Fincher, Ben Willett, and Kristy Weighall to our board of advisors. Their depth and breadth of experience in innovation management will be incredibly valuable as we work towards continued growth, and in our endeavors with ISO to bring forth the standards of Innovation Management. We look forward to their contributions."

Steve Goldsby, CEO of ICS, said, "It is an honor to have four of our recognized innovation experts appointed to the IAOIP board of advisors. The IAOIP is the largest body of innovation professionals, and the only ISO and ANSI-aligned certifying body. The work IAOIP is doing to help create the global ISO 56000 Standards of Innovation Management is of the utmost importance. We are excited to be associated with this prestigious and rapidly-growing organization dedicated to the advancement of the world's innovation professionals."

In advising the board of directors, the four ICS appointees will help represent IAOIP's 3000+ members from 120+ countries and advise the IAOIP board of directors on the needs of the membership and the direction of the organization.

About the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAIOP)

With over 3000 members in 120+ countries, the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) is the world's only innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field. IAOIP is the U.S. TAG (technical advisory group) for ISO 279, which will formalize the Standards of Innovation Management for ISO 56000. These Standards, once completed, will allow organizations to share their best practices in Innovation Management, and will facilitate collaboration as well as develop the capability to innovate, and to bring innovations successfully to market. To learn more about IAOIP, visit

About Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS)

Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS) is a premier technology integrator focused on delivering transformative IT services and solutions to our clients – with predictable, measurable results. ICS has operating locations throughout the United States. Established in 1997 as a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), ICS provides a robust portfolio of technology and information security services that combine a comprehensive strategy with cutting edge security. Our services provide a balance of cost and quality that enables our clients to maximize their return on IT investments. ICS has an established track record of providing enterprise technology and security services to a wide range of Federal, State, and Fortune 1000 clients. ICS has been recognized as a leader in Innovation Management and was the first company in the State of Alabama to certify staff through the IAOIP. To learn more about ICS, visit

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