Winxnet Announces New Senior Hires

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Winxnet, a Portland, Maine based IT outsourcing and consulting firm that supports the IT strategy and services needs of small and mid-sized businesses, Tuesday announced the addition of experienced professionals in sales, operations, and technology leadership positions.

“After a very strong quarter in which Winxnet exceeded its targets by 20 percent, we are excited to announce the addition of three exceptional team members,” said Chris Claudio, CEO of Winxnet. Joining the organization are Jerry Lawson, Scott Marino, and Jaimie Rowe.  

Mr. Lawson brings more than 25 years of enterprise information technology management experience to Winxnet.  For the past 15 years he has worked with federal government agencies and public sector contractors where he has held leadership positions in project management, application development and knowledge management. He joins Winxnet as a leader on the SharePoint team, based in Washington D.C., supporting the company’s continued expansion into the public sector and federal contracting arena. 

Mr. Marino joins Winxnet’s Boston office in a sales support and technology leadership role. He comes to Winxnet with over 18 years in technology consulting and a wide breadth of sales, planning and implementation experience with Microsoft’s management platforms.  He is a badged Microsoft Virtual Technology Solutions Professional (VTSP) and a recognized Microsoft System Center solutions expert.  “The addition of Scott reinforces our commitment to bringing IT excellence to small and mid-sized businesses in Southern New England,” said Mr. Claudio.

Mr. Rowe joins Winxnet as the operations manager, based in the firm’s Portland, Maine corporate headquarters.  He brings more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of operations management, having worked at Hussey Seating Company for the past 12 years, where he held the position of director of IT and Order Management, and most recently director of Demand and Supply. Added Mr. Claudio, “Our continued rapid growth has led us to the point where someone with Jaimie’s expertise can really help take our processes and operational efficiencies to that next level. By doing so, we will improve our already best in class ability to deliver IT excellence at a cost-effective price point for our small and mid-sized customers.” 


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