Connectria’s CEO Recognized by University of Missouri President and CEO Receives Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Business Wire ST. LOUIS -- April 17, 2013 Connectria Hosting, a global managed and cloud hosting provider, today announced its founder, President and CEO, Rich Waidmann, received the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award from the University of Missouri–St. Louis Business Alumni Association. Rich graduated from the University of Missouri–St. Louis in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in economics and mathematics. After graduation, Rich spent thirteen years in the Information Technology industry. In 1996, he founded Connectria and has been the principal architect of its success over the last 17 years. Today Connectria is St. Louis’s largest privately held cloud computing and managed hosting provider, as well as a company with global reach. Connectria employs approximately 120 people with more than 1,000 customers in 30 countries worldwide including Ameren, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and IBM among many others. Annual sales for 2013 are expected to exceed $30,000,000. Connectria’s awards include: 5-time Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company award winner, 3-times named a best place to work in St. Louis, and a 2-time recipient of a St. Louis Fast 50 Award by the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association (RCGA). Connectria has received recognition and praise for the company’s No Jerks Allowed® company policy which Mr. Waidmann created when he founded Connectria. About Connectria Connectria (www.connectria.com) provides award-winning cloud computing, managed hosting and custom hosting solutions for more than 1,000 customers in over 30 countries worldwide. We are experts in complex multi-vendor solutions, and we support the broadest range of technologies, managed services and security in the industry. At the core of Connectria is our No Jerks Allowed® company policy. As The Jerk Free Company®, we’ve established a unique culture where every individual goes “the extra mile” to take care of our customers. Being The Jerk Free Company® extends beyond our people too. We make it easy to do business with us through flexible terms, scalable solutions and straight-forward pricing to serve the hosting needs of large and small organizations alike. Contact: Connectria Hosting Scott Azzolina, 215-639-3180 firstname.lastname@example.org
Connectria’s CEO Recognized by University of Missouri
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