CompTIA Announces Board of Directors for 2013-14
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 30, 2013
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the
non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today
announced the members of its Board of Directors for 2013-14.
The new board, which includes a new chairman and five new directors, takes
office on May 1.
MJ Shoer, president and virtual chief technology officer of Jenaly Technology
Group, Inc., is chairman of CompTIA's Board of Directors for 2013-14. An
active member of the association for more than a decade, Shoer served a
previous term as a CompTIA director and board secretary and has held numerous
other membership leadership positions in the association.
"The pace of innovation continues unabated, changing the way we live, work and
interact," Shoer said. "This presents the IT industry with both great
opportunities and great challenges. I'm confident that our board, in
cooperation with CompTIA's executive team, will address these challenges
head-on and chart a course that elevates the industry to even greater
"MJ Shoer has filled many roles in the IT channel with distinction – small
business owner, technology entrepreneur, industry advocate and compassionate
philanthropist," said Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive officer,
CompTIA. "His commitment to our industry is unparalleled and his leadership as
chairman will be invaluable."
For the second consecutive year Bob Stegner, senior vice president, marketing,
SYNNEX Corporation, is vice chairman. Stegner has more than 23 years of
management, marketing and sales experience in the IT channel.
Mike Brogan, president and chief executive officer, Erb's Technology
Solutions, chairs the board's Audit Committee. Brogan's career with Erb's
dates to 1978 and he has held a number of sales and executive positions with
Newly elected to the CompTIA Board of Directors are:
oAmy Kardel, co-owner and chief operating officer, Clever Ducks, the
founder of two technology start-ups and with 20 years of industry
oQuy "Q" Nguyen, founder and chief executive officer, Allyance
Communications, Inc.,a company now in its 11^th year in business.
oMont Phelps, president and chief executive officer, NWN Corporation, a
senior executive and serial entrepreneur in the IT industry.
oAaron Woods, director, North American Resellers Service Relationship and
Partner Programs, Xerox Corp., who has served in a wide range of
management roles in the IT services arena for more than 25 years.
Continuing on the board as immediate past chair is Bob Godgart, founder and
chief executive officer of ChannelEyes LLC, and founder and former chief
executive officer of Autotask Corporation. Godgart served two years as
chairman of the CompTIA board.
Also returning to the board in 2013 are Don Bentz, co-founder, Preferred IT
Group, LLC; Paul Cronin, senior vice president, Atrion Networking Corporation,
Inc.; Janet Schijns, vice president, business solution, Verizon Wireless;
Frank Vitagliano, vice president, channel sales,Dell; and Dan Wensley, vice
president, partner development and marketing, Level Platforms, Inc.
For more information on CompTIA visit www.comptia.org,
http://www.facebook.com/CompTIA and http://twitter.com/comptia.
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