(The Hosting News) – Award-winning technology consultancy Virsys12, a Tennessee-based salesforce.com Cloud Alliance Partner, announced today its acquisition of Nashville-based Velox Consulting, LLC. Velox is a firm recognized for its success in implementing Salesforce cloud technologies and founder Paul Peterson will join the Virsys12 team today as director, client success.
“We are fortunate that Paul has put his trust in Virsys12 and we know it will mean great things for our clients to have his wisdom and experience on their projects,” comments Virsys12 founder and president Tammy Hawes. “Not only is he a Salesforce expert, he has a strong history in application development which is a key area of growth for us right now.”
Prior to starting his consulting practice, Paul Peterson was a senior partner at KPMG where he ran the CRM for the insurance practice, along with the healthcare payer and provider consulting practices. Throughout his career, Paul has been involved in numerous application development projects, business process improvement initiatives, and large-scale technology implementations and he even received a patent on sales automation software he created.
“After ten years of running a successful consultancy, I realized I was hungry for a new challenge. Getting in on early stage growth with an exploding firm like Virsys12 in an area of my expertise was the perfect answer,” responds Peterson.
Peterson joins just as Virsys12 is finalizing the roll out of a major app release built for the healthcare industry on the Salesforce AppExchange. So far in 2014, Virsys12 has increased staff 60% over 2013 and their client base by 50%.
An additional promotion and two staff additions are also announced this month at Virsys12. Michael Crockett moves from associate consultant to team lead and consultant. Joining the Virsys12 team as associate consultants are Heena Shah, a Salesforce certified developer and administrator who was most recently with HCA and Mike Gedelman, a recent Boston University graduate with a BA in Computer Science and experience in application development.
Peterson continues, providing more detail on how the relationship with Virsys12 began. “A mutual friend, Linda Rebrovick, introduced me to Tammy last year and we really connected over the opportunities that are exploding with the growth of salesforce.com’s offerings. I was so impressed with what Tammy is accomplishing with Virsys12 that when she opened the door to discuss a possible future together, I jumped at the chance. I know I can have an impact and add value and I look forward to being a part of this dynamic team.”
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More information on Virsys12’s healthcare app, and V12 Alerts, an alert management app, will be released soon.
Virsys12 is an award-winning technology consultancy and a Nashville-based salesforce.com Cloud Alliance Partner. The rising firm specializes in Salesforce products and is focused on healthcare. Founder and CEO Tammy Hawes along with her leadership team, bring more than 50 years of executive success achieved across a wide variety of large, small, public and private enterprises. Virsys12’s rapidly growing individually certified team maintains top customer satisfaction ratings and excels in lean business process and creative solutions. Virsys12 is the choice for any business using cloud data to improve quality, speed, security and ROI in their operations. For more information visit http://www.virsys12.com
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