GERMANTOWN, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Library Systems & Services, LLC (LSSI) has announced that Ron Dubberly became President of the company in April 2011. As President, he oversees all public and federal library contract operations. Dubberly also leads the company's innovation initiatives for the design and implementation of new outsourcing offerings.
Frank Pezzanite, LSSI's Executive Chairman, commented, "Since LSSI began the Riverside County library management contract in 1997, Ron has provided leadership to the company's management team, and we have benefited greatly from his professional expertise. Ron has played a major role in ensuring that LSSI remains focused on providing the highest quality library services to our customers."
Dubberly joined LSSI in 2008 as the President of Public Library Management Operations. He has more than 40 years of experience in the library industry ranging from serving as the Director of large scale library systems in Atlanta and Seattle to over 11 years of consulting nationally in strategic planning, facilities planning, and executive recruitment. He founded Dubberly Associates, Inc. and co-founded Dubberly Garcia Associates, Inc.
When asked about his new role, Dubberly stated, "I look forward to helping our team members continue LSSI's proud and successful history of providing vital contributions to libraries." Brad King, LSSI's CEO, remarked, "Ron is a leader of the free library movement in this country. His experience and leadership are essential to our mission of improving the impact of public libraries in the communities we serve."
Dubberly received an M.A. in Library Science from Florida State University (1965) and a B.A. in History from Jacksonville University (1964).
Founded in 1981, LSSI is the world's premier provider of library operation services and solutions to public and government libraries. LSSI helps communities and institutions improve their library operations and customer service, accomplish more with their library budget, identify and secure additional grants, leverage library automation and technology, and create library programs specific to the needs of the local community. More information about LSSI is available at www.lssi.com.
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