New York, NY, May 07, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Evans Resource Group, Inc., a leading software solution and consulting company that specializes in testing and assessment of “message oriented middleware” (MOM) applications such as the IBM WebSphere® Communications Stack, has named Ali Valdez Director of Sales Strategy and Operations. Ms. Valdez will report to Evans Resource Group Managing Director, M. Ariel Evans.
An acknowledged industry leader in hi-tech sales and management with over twenty years of experience at world-class organizations such as Microsoft and Openwave Systems, Ms. Valdez brings a wealth of contacts and connections to Evans Resource Group (ERG) where she will focus her efforts on accelerating the Company’s “smart-growth” strategy within the middleware messaging security space. She will be primarily responsible for outlining and executing the Company’s sales strategy; developing ERG’s channel and sales teams; providing partner and customer training; and establishing long-term strategic relationships within the middleware industry.
“Ali’s accomplishments in the technology field are well-known and widely recognized,” said ERG Managing Director M. Ariel Evans. “She is extraordinarily well connected within the middleware industry and has a deep understanding of the markets we are aggressively pursuing. We are very fortunate to have Ali on our team as we continue to expand our market footprint.”
Prior to joining Evans Resource Group, Ms. Valdez served in a number of executive sales and business development roles, consistently delivering double-digit sales growth and annual sales revenues of $100-$500 million U.S., in key markets throughout North America. She has successfully led world-class sales teams in the Financial Services, Telecommunications & Cable, Professional Services, and Healthcare industries, servicing some of the world’s largest, most strategic organizations including Cisco Systems, AT&T, T-Mobile, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, McKinsey & Company, Honeywell, and Citigroup. Prior to her sales career, she led intellectual property, copyrights & patents, and strategic partnership negotiations at SPRY, the Internet Division of CompuServe. Ms. Valdez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmont College with additional studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) and the University of Arizona.
About Evans Resource Group, Inc.
New York-based Evans Resource Group (ERG) is a global leader in message oriented middleware (MOM) security. Our testing and monitoring software offerings combine with our expert assessment and remediation consulting services to provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to an area of the network that is overwhelmingly lacking in security; the middleware space. We specialize in MOM applications and providing solutions for data security and IT governance in the government and commercial sectors. As a trusted IBM business partner and IBM WebSphere MQ specialists, we provide all levels of critical middleware infrastructure security consulting. ERG offers a modular and sequential set of consulting offerings, including our flagship penetration-testing tool, MQSentry, that span the full information technology lifecycle for middleware. For additional information, visit www.evansresourcegroup.com.
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