CHR Announces New Business and Infrastructure Technology Leaders
HOUSTON(January 16, 2008) – CHR Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure managed services and business consulting, today announced that two new business and infrastructure technology leaders have joined the company.
“To stay competitive, our clients need advanced infrastructure services available to them in multiple ways—from client-owned to managed services to hosted services. Ray Webb and Vince Tyson each bring incredible credentials and hands-on infrastructure knowledge to CHR’s energy, financial services, and telecommunications clients,” said Arun Pasrija, president and chief operating officer.
Ray Webb is senior vice president, infrastructure managed services, reporting to Mr. Pasrija. Ray will be located in Houston and is responsible for CHR’s IT managed services business (including CHR’s Houston data center) as well as CHR’s hosted applications services business.
Ray’s 30-plus year career includes the recent revamping of Aegis Mortgage Corporation’s IT Infrastructure where he served as senior vice president, technology services, and prior to that building and operating HP’s global managed network services business, and the seamless merger of Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer Corporation’s IT infrastructures. He also worked for the Bell System and before that he served in the US Air Force. Ray completed his studies at the Air Force Academy in Electronic Technology.
Rejoining CHR Solutions Telecommunications business group in Lubbock is Vince Tyson as vice president, engineering managed services. Vince reports to Rick Overman, executive vice president of engineering services. Since 1999, Vince has been engineering manager and then chief technical officer for Paul Bunyan Telephone Cooperative in Minnesota. There he supervised construction of advanced telecom networks including video and brought fiber to more than 7000 homes.
Previously Vince worked for Hicks & Ragland Engineering Company which merged in 1999 with Cathey Hutton & Associates to create CHR Solutions, Inc. Vince started as an engineer and became regional vice president of its Midwest regional office. He also served in the US Air Force. His background includes a Bachelor of Science degree and master’s studies in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
CHR’s vision is to grow within the next five years into a $100 million IT/telecom infrastructure services company providing infrastructure managed services, business process outsourcing, and consulting and engineering services. It focuses on serving middle-market companies in the telecom, energy and bank/financial services verticals leveraging local and global delivery models. CHR expects to grow revenues through a combination of organic growth, cross-selling services, and strategic acquisitions.
CHR Solutions is a Houston Technology Center (HTC) graduate company.
About CHR Solutions
CHR Solutions helps its clients grow revenue, control costs, manage risk, and align technology by providing infrastructure managed services, remote infrastructure management, business process outsourcing, and consulting and engineering services. It primarily serves middle-market companies in the telecommunications, financial services and energy industries. CHR Solutions was ranked as the 4th fastest-growing company headquartered in Houston by the Houston Business Journal in its 2007 FastTech50 list published November 16, 2007. With a 70-year heritage, CHR Solutions provides local resources with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Lubbock, and Minneapolis, plus global reach and world-class expertise. Visit www.chrsolutions.com for more information.
Houston Technology Center
Houston Technology Center (HTC) is a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies in key sectors such as: Energy, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology and NASA-originated technologies. See www.houstontech.org for more information.