Jerry L. Bowman Appointed President of BICSI

                 Jerry L. Bowman Appointed President of BICSI

  PR Newswire

  TAMPA, Florida, March 20, 2012

TAMPA, Florida, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

BICSI, the international association supporting the information technology
systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment,
is pleased to announce that Jerry L. Bowman, RCDD, RTPM(i), NTS, CISSP, CPP,
CSI, has taken on the position of BICSI President.

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Bowman has served on the BICSI Board of Directors for six years prior to this
new role, including the past two years as President-Elect. Throughout his 15
years of BICSI membership, he has been a member and Chair of several BICSI
committees and was instrumental in the creation and implementation of BICSI's
NxtGEN Program. In addition, he has contributed his time and efforts to
several other industry associations and workgroups. Outside of this volunteer
position with BICSI, he is the President and Chief Operating Officer for
Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc. (OTCBB Stock Symbol: BEAC), an
emerging global leader in the design, implementation and management of high
performance ITS infrastructure solutions. At Beacon, Bowman is responsible for
Sales, Global Account Management, along with all day-to-day operations and
global service delivery. Bowman also oversees the strategic development and
execution of the company's corporate business strategy which provides
professional services to Fortune 1000 firms with multi-national and global

During his tenure as BICSI President, Bowman is committed to prioritizing and
focusing on core needs and growth within BICSI, as well as the ITS industry as
a whole. His goals include ensuring the organization operates efficiently and
consistently; integrating technology into the delivery of BICSI's curriculum,
testing and publications; and implementing the BICSI Board of Directors
Strategic Plan.

"This is a great time to be President of BICSI," said Bowman. "Our association
is strong, financially and operationally sound and more relevant than ever;
all at a time when the industry and our stakeholders need our publications,
standards, training and credentials more than ever. BICSI will continue to
provide the trusted industry leadership for which we've become known, adapting
to the changes in our industry and the needs of our global membership."

Bowman's presidential term began February 13, 2012, and will continue through
January 2014.

BICSI is a professional association supporting the information technology
systems (ITS) industry. ITS covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic
safety & security, and audio & video technologies.

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, BICSI membership spans nearly 100
countries. For more information, visit .

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