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.  To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/bicsi/53858/  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/MM71824 )  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 enterprises.  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 http://www.bicsi.org .    Contact: Amy Morrison, amorrison@bicsi.org, or John Bechtold, jbechtold@bicsi.org, +1-813-979-1991