CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YJT Solutions, a top provider of IT consulting and managed services, officially welcomed Lane Smith as a board member of the firm today. Smith joins Iain Lopata, Chris O'Malley and Linda Bracken as YJT's fourth board member.
"My professional existence has centered on helping take MSPs to the next level. Entrepreneurial companies bring the fire and passion to succeed, and I work with them, sharing my experiences and proven success factors to help make it happen. YJT already has a great foundation in place and is benefitting from excellent client relationships now, but we're looking to really hone their offerings, define their solutions and market those outward in a purposeful way," said Smith.
Smith started his career deeply rooted in IT managing computer networks and data display systems before moving into management and senior leadership. For the last 13 years Smith has focused on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses by finding areas where they can develop recurring revenue streams. In 2008, 2009 and again in 2010, Smith was named on MSPmentor 250, an annual list of executives, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders who help shape the global managed services market. He now serves as a Business Coach for 4-Profit, a full-service business coaching firm aimed at helping business leaders build balance and capitalize on opportunity.
YJT Solutions is a Chicago-based provider of IT consulting and managed services to companies in a variety of industries that depend on technology. The firm was founded more than a decade ago to help build the IT infrastructure of some of the most demanding and unforgiving companies in the world: Chicago futures and options trading firms. YJT helped these firms transition into the world of electronic trading, and more recently has helped them scale to meet the extremely low latency and big storage demands of high-frequency trading. In recent years YJT has expanded in both scope and reach, bringing that same Chicago toughness to help companies in a variety of industries. YJT works to help companies accelerate profits, lower fixed costs, and reduce operational risk.
CONTACT: Mike Brunetti, Michael.Brunetti@yjtsolutions.com, (312) 920-1551
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