Will McGee of EDTS Named to Technology Association of Georgia’s Advisory Board
GREENVILLE, SC – June 5, 2012 – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, has named Will McGee, Chief Information Officer of Augusta-based EDTS, as a member of the newly formed TAG Greater Augusta advisory board.
TAG is the largest technology trade association in the southeast with more than 16,600 members representing more than 1,700 companies. TAG Greater Augusta, one of the organization’s newest chapters, was developed to support the growth of the technology industry in the region and extend TAG resources throughout the state. EDTS is a full-service technology consulting firm specializing in network security and managed services support solutions for Southeastern business, and is headquartered in Augusta.
A native of Greenwood, South Carolina, Mr. McGee has more than 15 years in the technology industry designing networks, wide area networks and security solutions for a diverse client base. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, he serves as Chief Information Officer of EDTS – a company he joined in 2000. He leads the operations and customer service components of the rapidly growing EDTS organization, now exceeding 40 professional employees and named as one of Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for 2010 and 2011. Mr. McGee holds both a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of South Carolina – Columbia.
“The presence of technology businesses in Greater Augusta and the surrounding region is growing and we are pleased it has become such a focus for the region,” stated Tino Mantella, president and CEO of TAG. “We are excited to welcome Mr. McGee to the TAG Greater Augusta advisory board, and look forward to his contributions in helping Georgia become one of the top states in the nation for technology.”
“Will is a customer-focused technology professional, and a key member of the EDTS leadership team,” said Charles Johnson, EDTS CEO. “We constantly encourage our team to assume leadership roles in business, civic and technology organizations in the region, thereby advancing our mission of being the premier technology solutions provider in our markets, and providing the highest level of service to clients. Will’s contributions to TAG Augusta will play an important role in that strategy.”
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Founded in 1999, EDTS was named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America again in 2011, and has grown to a staff of more than 40 professionals serving clients 24/7/365 across the Southeast from offices in Augusta, GA and Greenville, SC. A full service
technology consulting firm, EDTS specializes in networking, security and managed services support solutions for businesses. The firm provides customers with Experience, Dedication, Technology and Solutions (EDTS) to help customers increase productivity and reduce cost associated with information technology. Visit them on the web at www.edtsolutions.com.