Jenine Johnson joins SPS Leadership Team; Vel Johnson and Jim Maynard Lead Sales Organization
Parsippany, NJ – January 17, 2012 - Strategic Products and Services (SPS), is proud to announce the addition of Jenine Johnson as vice president of services and operations. Based in Atlanta, GA, Johnson assumed her SPS executive leadership role on January 3rd.
SPS is a multi-vendor systems integrator that specializes in the design, installation and support of converged communication solutions, contact center, advanced IP telephony, unified communications, network infrastructure, video and mobility solutions. In addition to their Platinum certified Avaya Connect channel partner status, SPS holds prestigious certifications with Microsoft, Cisco, Extreme Networks and other key manufacturers who enable SPS to provide integrated solutions.
“The steadfast focus on providing consultative insight, innovative solutions and strategic offers has positioned SPS as an industry leader,” said Johnson. “I am proud to become part of this great team. I look forward to growing our professional service offers to help businesses leverage technology in a way that adds value and is financially feasible.”
Johnson brings over 25 years of communications industry experience and expertise. She joins SPS from Avaya where she most recently served as Sales Vice President, US Services. In this role, Jenine led the Avaya services sales team transformation and improved key metrics such as renewal and point-of-sale attach rates. Johnson has also served as Avaya North America Sales Operations Vice President and other roles with increasing responsibility within AT&T and Lucent Technologies.
Johnson reports to Jim Felicetti, SPS chief operating officer. “We have had the opportunity to work with Jenine through our Avaya channel relationship and we welcome her to the SPS leadership team,” said Felicetti. “Her professional services knowledge, work ethic and leadership skills are well suited to our focus and position us to grow our business.”
Former SPS Vice President of Services and Operations Vel Johnson, has strategically transitioned to vice president of sales. In his new role, he supports the SPS Government Solutions Practice and will share leadership of the growing SPS sales organization with Jim Maynard. Maynard, vice president of sales and marketing, also supports the Global Solutions Practice and marketing organization.
As a multi-vendor systems integrator, Strategic Products and Services (SPS) has helped companies across the globe boost revenues, overcome business obstacles and gain an edge on the competition. With over 20 years of profitable growth and offices in nearly 30 North American cities, SPS designs, implements and supports technology solutions to help customers be more efficient and competitive in their markets. For a full partner listing, please visit www.spscom.com.
To support multi-nationals, SPS is a founding partner of the Intelligent Communications Alliance. The Alliance provides a consistent global approach to pricing, design, installation and support of Avaya and Avaya DevConnect Partner solutions. Alliance founding members serve over 9000 customers across more than 60 countries. As a specialized systems integrator, the Alliance holds over 336 Avaya certifications with expertise in IP telephony, contact center, messaging and unified communications.
For the past five consecutive years, SPS was ranked in the top 300 of the VAR500, a listing of the largest information technology (IT) solution providers, integrators, and service companies in North America. Additionally, SPS has earned numerous awards and recognition from their strategic partners.
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