Paul Shain Named to AHEAD Board of Directors
Leading technology consulting firm tabs industry leader for added depth and insight
CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AHEAD®, LLC, a Chicago-based information technology consulting firm with expertise in data center infrastructure, announced today that Paul Shain has joined the firm's board of directors. Mr. Shain was nominated based on his deep experience and for his visionary approach in the information technology sector.
"The opportunity to serve alongside the AHEAD leadership team and be part of their continued success is a true honor," Mr Shain said. "AHEAD is truly a rare breed in the industry. In five short years AHEAD has attained leadership status in an exceedingly competitive environment. Their success is a testament to an innovative business model and the talents and dedication of an extremely focused management team."
AHEAD is currently ranked 141 on CRN's Solution Provider 500 and was recently ranked 167 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. As the firm continues its aggressive growth rate, management recognizes the need for assistance and wise counsel in sustaining the pace.
" Paul Shain is one of the most well-known and highly respected executives in the industry and a tremendous asset to our team," said AHEAD CEO Dan Adamany . "Over his career Mr. Shain has proven especially adept at tying business value to technology. At the same time, he has managed through the type of growth we are experiencing and is a valuable resource in helping us make the most of our successful position in the marketplace."
Prior to his current position as CEO with Singlewire Software, Mr. Shain most recently served as Senior Vice President and Executive Committee Member of CDW. He was responsible for product and partner management, marketing, professional services, and business development.
" Paul Shain is the foundation we need to build a strong and enduring board of directors," added Adamany. "We are excited to share this journey with someone of his caliber and are confident this will be a mutually rewarding relationship."
Born out of the wave of innovation sweeping the IT industry over the past five years, AHEAD developed its business model around changing needs of enterprise-level data center executives. The firm provides trademarked consulting services that transform and optimize the way IT services are delivered to an organization. "It is really exciting to watch this young firm mature so rapidly," Mr. Shain said. "The way they built the business around client need, both current and future, is inspiring. I can't wait to get started."
AHEAD is a purpose-built solutions provider. We listen to, understand, and address your needs by applying our unique methodologies with the highest form of technology—The Human Brain—in designing, developing, and implementing value-driven data center strategies. Simply put, we enable you to THINK | LOOK | PLAN | MOVE Ahead.
About Paul Shain
Paul Shain is President and Chief Executive Officer of Singlewire Software, a Madison, WI-based software company that develops emergency notification, paging and broadcast systems for healthcare, education and commercial applications. Prior to joining Singlewire, Mr. Shain was senior vice president and executive committee member of CDW Corporation, and also served as chief executive officer of Madison, Wisconsin-based Berbee Information Networks Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation, acquired in October 2006. Mr. Shain had been President of Berbee since 2000.
Mr. Shain graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Master of Business Administration in finance and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Shain also serves on the Board of Directors of Fiduciary Management Inc., Promega Corporation, American Family Insurance Company, and the University of Wisconsin Foundation. Mr. Shain previously served as Chairman of the Board of MSI Systems Integrators, prior to its sale to Sirius Computer Solutions in 2010.
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