Schenectady, NY-based custom software and IT consulting firm promotes long-tenured staff members to new management team. Founder becomes chairman. Firm anticipates growth in government services, commercial software and consulting services.
James McGuinness & Associates, Inc., a Schenectady-based custom software and information technology consulting firm, named a new management team to position the company for growth in government services, commercial software, and consulting services.
James McGuinness was named chairman. He founded the firm 35 years ago and previously served as president. According to McGuinness, "We have assembled a strong management team with over 110 years of combined service to the firm. We're very excited about leveraging this strong team for immediate growth and long-term strength."
William C. Smith was named president. He previously served as senior consultant and has been with the firm for 26 years. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY. He and his family live in Rotterdam, NY.
Peter Bombard was named vice president of consulting services. He previously served as manager of consulting services and has been with the firm for 22 years. Bombard has years of project management experience, technical experience with systems from IBM/AIX to Oracle ERP to the latest Microsoft .NET development technologies. He holds four Microsoft SQL Server certifications. Bombard also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Integral Honors Degree from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. He is a member of the Project Management Institute. He and his family live in Glenville, NY.
Tim Frament was named vice president of government services. He previously served as manager of programming and has been with the firm for 22 years. For the past 15 years, he has worked with New York State counties to help them improve the efficiency and maximize reimbursement for their programs for children with special needs. Frament holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He and his family live in Scotia, NY.
Christopher Weis was named vice president of commercial applications. He previously served as product manager and has been with the firm for 12 years. Weis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Philosophy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY. He and his family live in Schenectady, NY.
James McGuinness & Associates, Inc., is a computer consulting firm with more than 30 years of information systems experience integrating custom software applications into business solutions for clients throughout North America and Europe. Among the consulting services the firm provides are technology assessments, systems design, system-wide or targeted software upgrades, technology planning, technology training and custom software development.
The firm's team of developers works to understand clients' individual needs and then translates them into efficient, reliable, user friendly applications deployed on a variety of platforms. James McGuinness & Associates believes that successfully applying computer technology is the key to solving many of today's business challenges. For further information visit the website at www.jmcguinness.com