In a move serving as more evidence of its tremendous growth over the past few years, VisionIT today announced the addition of Larry Arreguin as its first Vice President of Government Affairs.
The newly created position will primarily focus on cultivating stronger relationships between the growing IT staffing, outsourcing and vendor management firm and the various municipalities and government agencies and communities its serves.
Arreguin most recently served as Regional Director for Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s Southeast Office.
“We are experiencing tremendous growth around the nation which includes increased business with the public sector,” said David Segura, VisionIT CEO. “Larry’s extensive background and experience in government makes him the right person for this new post and will serve as a valuable asset as part of our efforts to make greater inroads with current and new public sector customers.”
As Governor Granholm’s Southeast Michigan regional director, Arreguin handled several key governmental initiatives affecting more than 1.5 million residents spanning three counties.
Prior to his stint in state government, Arreguin worked for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners in the office of Chairperson Ricardo Solomon. In that role, he had an opportunity to work on several major municipal projects, including the planning and construction of Comerica Park, Ford Field, the midfield terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the Wayne County’s Juvenile Justice Facility.
In addition to his government experience, Arreguin also has a great deal of experience in community affairs, having worked with a variety of programs and organizations over the past 20 years.
Arreguin has a strong reputation as a civic leader serving in a variety of roles within community-based organizations such as the Brownstown Township’s Construction Review Committee; serving as Interim Chair for the Southwest Detroit Development Collaborative as well as serving on the executive board for the Greening of Detroit.
About VisionIT, Inc.
VisionIT, a Detroit-headquartered information technology firm, is one of the nation’s largest diversity-owned companies and has become a national leader in the areas of information technology staffing, outsourcing, and vendor management with offices in Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Atlanta. For the past five years, VisionIT has been rated as one of the top 50 fastest growing diversity-owned firms in the U.S. and in 2004 and 2005 has been listed as part of the Inc 500 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in North America from Inc Magazine.
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