Monthly Archives: April 2008

VisionIT Receives 2008 HBA Excellence in Business Award

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(Detroit, MI)

VisionIT CEO accepted the Excellence in Business Award from the Hispanic Business Alliance (HBA) at its annual Excellence Awards Gala held at the Roostertail in Downtown Detroit.

In front of a packed crowd filled with the who’s who of Detroit’s business leaders and elected officials, Segura accepted the annual award that recognizes an area Hispanic-owned business for its outstanding achievement. One week ago, VisionIT was listed as the fourth largest Hispanic-owned business in Michigan based on revenue by Crain’s Detroit Business magazine.

“I am honored to again receive such esteemed recognition on behalf of the hard work of the VisionIT team,” said Segura. “Awards like these serve as additional motivation to strive for continued excellence in our industry and community.”

The evening’s gala was hosted by the voice of the Detroit Pistons and Detroit-radio veteran John Mason. Detroit City Council President Ken Cockrel was also on hand and addressed the crowd stressing the importance of working together to build a better Detroit.

Also receiving an award was Irma Elder owner of Elder Automotive Group and the first woman to own a Ford dealership.

About VisionIT

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, New Orleans, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Dallas. For the past six 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. For more information please visit www.visionitinc.com.

VisionIT Ranks Fourth on Crain’s Detroit Business

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(Detroit, MI)

April 14th Crain’s Detroit Business published its annual list of Michigan’s largest minority-owned businesses, ranking VisionIT as the fourth largest Hispanic-owned business in the state.

VisionIT’s impressive showing on this list is due to the company’s major revenue growth in 2007. VisionIT grew 372% in 2007 leading all minority firms as the fastest growing corporation in the State of Michigan.

“Our dynamic team has helped position us for this type of growth and subsequent recognition,” said Segura. “2007 was a phenomenal year for our company. And due to the hard work and commitment of our team, I truly believe that 2008 will yield similar results.”

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, New Orleans, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Dallas. For the past six 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. For more information please visit www.visionitinc.com.

VisionIT Honored for Business Excellence

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(Detroit, MI)

VisionIT, Inc. received the 2008 Inner City 100 Award for Excellence in Urban Business given by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) for achieving business excellence and making it as a finalist for this year’s national ICIC Inner City 100 Award.

Now in its 10th year, the Inner City 100 is a list of 100 of the fastest-growing companies in America’s inner cities. The program is a partnership between the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Inc. Magazine to spotlight and support growing companies in urban areas and to highlight the importance of a healthy economy in developing healthy urban communities.

As one of only five Detroit businesses to make it as a finalist, VisionIT is poised to be named as part of the prestigious Inner City 100 for the fourth consecutive time in its 10-plus year history.

“We are absolutely honored to again be recognized by the ICIC among some of America’s best urban corporations,” said David H. Segura, CEO of VisionIT. “These type of accolades are a direct result of our team’s diligence and hard work to position VisionIT as an emerging national corporation based right here in the city of Detroit.”

The event, which was co-hosted by the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), was held at NextEnergy in Detroit and featured brief presentations from ICIC president and CEO David Latimore and DEGC president George Jackson.

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, New Orleans, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Dallas. For the past six 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. For more information please visit www.visionitinc.com.