ThoughtBridge, a SharePoint consulting firm announces two new VP roles this year. Chad Grieves was promoted to Vice President of the Carolinas. Chad’s excellent professional skills and customer relationships have helped to rapidly increase sales not only in North and South Carolina but throughout the east coast within his first year at ThoughtBridge.
Chad's background includes 18 years of sales and management experience, including his recent position as a managing partner for a prominent IT consulting firm with 1,800 employees. Chad chose to leave this firm and join ThoughtBridge to aid in their local expansion in the Carolinas. Chad will continue to be a proven asset on the ThoughtBridge management team. J.C.
Layton III joined ThoughtBridge this January in the role of Vice President of New Market Development and Strategic Relationships. J.C. will be located in Atlanta, GA and will develop national programs tailored primarily to the Healthcare and Insurance markets where his professional experience gives ThoughtBridge a competitive advantage. In addition, JC will be the liaison with the ThoughtBridge strategic partnerships and Microsoft. Both employees bring deep professional experience and will make a positive impact quickly for the company.
Jim Straub, President and Co-Founder of ThoughtBridge, stated, "Chad has the leadership qualities that will accelerate our geographic expansion, and J.C. was the logical choice to lead our Healthcare division because of his positive attitude, leadership skills, deep relationships and experience in the Healthcare industry.”
ThoughtBridge (thoughtbc.com), a Microsoft Gold Certified and Managed Partner, is an innovative business and technology firm that helps clients visualize, organize and manage corporate information. ThoughtBridge was founded in 2003 by Jim Straub and Tim Tisdale and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with an additional office site in Raleigh, NC. With seven Microsoft Partner awards under its belt, ThoughtBridge currently serves midmarket clients in the following industries: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, legal, manufacturing, distribution, property management, construction, retail and high technology. The company owns Department-in-a-Box©, a collaborative software solution that incorporates Office, InfoPath, SharePoint and other information worker products to build solutions that are targeted toward specific departments within an organization.
It also provides solutions that leverage Microsoft integration and collaboration tools, such as enterprise and departmental portals (SharePoint, Office), business intelligence and business scorecard (SQL Server 2005), application development (.Net) and application integration (BizTalk, XML, IBF). ThoughtBridge University is the company’s internal and external training division.