Burwood Group Announces Organizational Change

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Burwood Group announces organizational transformation and leadership appointments as a catalyst for continued innovation and growth.

Chicago, IL – January 23, 2018 – Burwood Group, a leading IT consulting and integration firm, announced today a new organizational and leadership structure to support exponential company growth and innovation.

Joanna Robinson, former Regional Vice President of West Coast Operations at Burwood Group, has been appointed to a national role as Senior Vice President of Technology. Also promoted were Phillip Hodge, Vice President of Sales; Jennifer Courtney, Vice President of Professional Services; and Colleen Barry, Director of Marketing Communications. This team unites a group of leaders to drive go-to-market strategy, client service, and sales excellence for Burwood Group’s core technology practice lines: Communication and Collaboration, Cloud and Automation, Security, and its Project Management Organization.

“We are excited about the impact expected from these changes and are confident these leaders will drive our future direction and success,” said Jim Hart, President at Burwood Group. “Joanna has been a transformational leader in Burwood’s California market, quickly establishing herself by doubling revenues in just twelve months while building a strong team and culture. Elevating her to a national role enables us to execute on critical sales and delivery goals in existing and new markets.”

As customers seek to digitize their businesses with forward-looking technology investment strategies, Burwood Group also announces a new consulting team of Executive Directors, responsible for guiding Burwood’s largest account relationships. Executive Directors will use their consultative experience to work alongside senior client executives on IT strategy development and investment roadmaps rationalized around business value. The seasoned team of Executive Directors includes Jeff Cordeiro, Jason Stott, John Fix, and Mark Heil.

With cloud consumption revolutionizing business models across industries, Burwood Group responded in 2017 by hiring Chris Pond, President of the newly-branded Burwood Cloud Services. In addition to celebrating its 20th anniversary, Burwood doubled in total headcount and expanded into new markets in the New York metro area, Minnesota, North Carolina, Denver, and Utah. They were named to the 2017 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list for the fifth consecutive year, 100 Best Workplaces by Fortune.com, Inc. Magazine’s list of 2017 Fastest Growing Private Companies, and was recognized by Modern Healthcare as the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for the seventh consecutive year.

This modernized organization will enable faster solution time-to-market and rapid territory growth. I am excited about Burwood’s position in 2018 and am thrilled to be at the helm.
— Joanna Robinson, Senior Vice President, Technology, at Burwood Group

“In the last year, Burwood expanded into new markets, formalized key cloud vendor partnerships, and developed critical new client offerings within our Innovation Lab,” said Joanna Robinson, Senior Vice President, Technology at Burwood Group. “This modernized organization will enable faster solution time-to-market and rapid territory growth. I am excited about Burwood’s position in 2018 and am thrilled to be at the helm.” 

About Burwood Group, Inc. 
Burwood Group is an IT consulting and integration firm. We help forward-thinking IT leaders design, use, and manage technology to transform their business and improve outcomes. Our services in consulting, technology, and operations are rooted in technical expertise in cloud, automation, security, and collaboration. Burwood Group was founded in Chicago, IL and is celebrating 20 years in business. Today, Burwood includes 250 employees and seven U.S. offices including a 24x7 Operations Center in San Diego, CA. Whether you are developing strategy, deploying technology, or creating an operational model, Burwood is a dedicated partner. Visit http://www.burwood.com to learn more.

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