PORTLAND, Maine and DENVER, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tilson, a national network deployment and IT professional services firm, is pleased to announce that Mike Dow has been promoted to Chief Information Officer ("CIO") to help support the demands of Tilson's explosive growth and client needs in the deployment of 5G, fiber design build, and specialized construction IT consulting in Sage, Viewpoint, CMiC, Oracle and Microsoft Enterprise Systems. Tilson is considered an industry innovator in the deployment, use and implementation of construction Enterprise Software systems, Microsoft Azure and cloud security.
"Tilson is committed to delivering customized and unique technology solutions to an expanding set of clients," says Joshua Broder, CEO of Tilson. "Mike's vision and leadership have been instrumental in strengthening Tilson's national technology and digital practice as he continues to effectively lead multi-disciplined teams."
After founding Tilson in 1996 and transitioning ownership in 2012 to Mr. Broder, Mr. Dow has served as Tilson's Vice President of Consulting since 2014. With more than two decades of experience in various IT leadership roles, he currently leads Tilson's growing consulting and information technology practice, overseeing production tracking, cloud security, key performance analytics, construction IT best practices, and electronic data interchanges.
With Tilson's recent up to $100 million equity investment by SDC Capital Partners and the welcome of a new Chief Financial Officer Shaun McCarthy, former Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at Casa Systems in Boston, Tilson is positioning itself inside and out to meet the industry demands that will enable its continued growth. Tilson hired Adria Horn, Maine's former Executive Director of the Bureau of Veterans Affairs in late 2018 to lead its workforce development team, and Tim Schneider, Maine's former Public Advocate (utility consumer counsel), in the summer of 2017 as Tilson's general counsel. Additional promotions of key individuals on Tilson's system team include Doreen Bell, Director of Enterprise Applications, and Kevin Winfrey, Director of IT Systems and Security.
"I have the privilege of being Tilson's longest serving employee and know more than most that Tilson has been on the forefront of digital innovation for over 20 years. Our clients trust us to provide both good advice and roll up our sleeves to do the work to create value for their programs now more than ever," Mr. Dow says. "I look forward to continuing to work with an exceptionally talented group of people who are experienced in technology and construction from the inside out."
Tilson is on a mission to build America's information infrastructure. Recognized eight consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. With over 550 employees and 23 offices nationwide, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.