Network Hardware Resale Appoints Mark V. Kelly Vice President of IT
Experienced Technology Executive Joins Expanding Management Team to Drive Best-of-Class IT Deployments that Support Growing Operations and Enhance Customer Service
Santa Barbara, Calif. ─ February 16, 2010 ─ Network Hardware Resale (NHR), the leading provider of pre-owned and new networking equipment, today announced the appointment of Mark V. Kelly as vice president of IT. Kelly will utilize his vast experience in developing and implementing leading-edge technology solutions to lead the company’s internal high-tech initiatives.
“We’re pleased to add Mark to our expanding management team as we continue to grow aggressively in supporting our customers’ ever-increasing equipment procurement and alternative maintenance requirements,” said Mike Sheldon, president and CEO of Network Hardware Resale. “An accomplished IT veteran, Mark will help ensure that NHR stays ahead of the technology curve while continuing to take advantage of the latest IT innovations to optimize operations and facilitate information sharing and collaboration worldwide.”
Kelly joins NHR from Den-Mat Holdings, a manufacturer of cosmetic and restorative dental formulations, where he served as CIO/VP of IT and leveraged strategic cloud computing services to reduce costs dramatically while increasing service levels. Prior to that, Kelly was the president and founder of Situs Group, a business efficiency and information technology consulting services firm focused on large-scale IT and ERP deployments for global organizations. In that role, he led numerous Oracle implementations and devised a data warehouse/business intelligence solution for a large, multi-national organization. Kelly also served as the director of information technologies for Mentor Corporation, a $370 million developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices.
”I am thrilled to join Network Hardware Resale at this exciting time in the company’s history,” said Kelly. “NHR already has built a solid technology foundation to support its thriving business, so my goal is to leverage this foundation by integrating value-added technologies to boost individual productivity while lowering overall operational costs and complexity.”
A resident of Santa Barbara, Calif., Kelly received a master’s in computer information systems from Boston University and a bachelor’s in management information systems from the University of Redlands. He also has completed an executive education program in delivering information systems at Harvard University and holds several industry certifications, including PMP, CISSP, MCITP and CCNA.
About Network Hardware Resale
Network Hardware Resale (NHR) is a leading provider of networking solutions that specialize in reducing IT costs. Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., the company is an independent reseller of pre-owned Cisco, Juniper and Foundry networking equipment as well as an authorized reseller and distributor of resilient, scalable equipment from Dell Networking. NHR also offers cost-effective network management, asset management, alternative maintenance and technical support services. Founded in 1986, NHR provides global sales and technical support from its California, Dallas metro, New York City metro, Amsterdam, London and Singapore locations. Organizations worldwide purchase quality networking equipment from NHR, including Global 1000 companies, small and mid-sized enterprises, government entities, educational institutions, healthcare organizations and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit www.networkhardware.com.