Monthly Archives: August 2009

VisionIT on CRAIN’S Detroit Business List of Largest Staffing-Service Companies

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(Detroit, MI)

VisionIT has been recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of the “Largest Staffing-Service Companies” in Southeast Michigan. The Detroit-headquartered VisionIT ranked in the top 10 of the 20 company list that appeared in the August 17 issue of the weekly magazine.

In 2008 VisionIT ranked was named by Crain’s Detroit Business as the fastest growing corporation headquartered in the State of Michigan.

About VisionIT
Headquartered in Detroit, VisionIT, Inc. has quickly become a global leader in the areas of information technology staffing, managed services, and vendor management. Now in its 12th year, VisionIT has established a proven track record of delivering the best in IT staffing and solutions to many Fortune 500 corporations, large government agencies and public school districts. With 13 offices nationwide, VisionIT boasts a national reach in every major U.S. market, managing more than 1,500 of the nation’s most talented IT professionals. VisionIT also provides services in the Middle East and leverages resources in India. www.visionitinc.com

VisionIT Named To Hispanic Business List 7th Consecutive Year; Ranked 6th Fastest-Growing Hispanic Business in the U.S.

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(Detroit, MI)

Hispanic Business magazine in its July/August 2009 issue has named VisionIT as the 6th fastest-growing Hispanic business in the United States, and based on the rankings they are the fastest-growing Hispanic business headquartered in the Midwest Region.

The magazine ranked the companies on its list based upon several factors including their 5-year sales growth (2004-2008) and employee numbers. The sales growth percentage for VisionIT during the five-year span was 1,159.26%. Over the same five years they also increased the number of people they employ by 765; they went from 85 in 2004 to 850 in 2008.

“Our company’s growth over the last five years has been a direct result of our employee’s commitment to excellence and the fast-growth business model we have developed,” said David H. Segura, VisionIT CEO. We are very pleased that Hispanic Business has once again ranked us among the top Hispanic businesses in growth in the country. It is a tremendous honor.”

It is the seventh consecutive year VisionIT has been ranked on Hispanic Business magazine’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list.

Earlier this year VisionIT ranked 64th on the publication’s HB 500—its annual list of the largest Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States. This year’s ranking is their best to date, last year the IT staffing, managed services, and vendor management firm ranked 66th on the HB 500 list.

About VisionIT
Headquartered in Detroit, VisionIT, Inc. has quickly become a global leader in the areas of information technology staffing, managed services, and vendor management. Now in its 12th year, VisionIT has established a proven track record of delivering the best in IT staffing and solutions to many Fortune 500 corporations, large government agencies and public school districts. With 13 offices nationwide, VisionIT boasts a national reach in every major U.S. market, managing more than 1,500 of the nation’s most talented IT professionals. VisionIT also provides services in the Middle East and leverages resources in India. www.visionitinc.com

VisionIT Vice President of Government affairs named to CORP! magazine list of “Michigan’s Top Executives”

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(Detroit, MI)

VisionIT Vice President of Government Affairs Larry Arreguin has earned the honor of being on Corp! Magazine’s 2009 list of “Michigan’s Top Executives.” He was named to the prestigious listing with 16 other executives for helping their organizations navigate the state’s rough economic terrain while still helping to drive the Michigan economy.

In his position with VisionIT, Arreguin is responsible for all the company’s public sector engagements in Michigan and across the United States. He has been very instrumental in helping VisionIT secure several state, local and federal government contracts since he joined the company in 2007.

“Larry is passionate about the state of affairs here in Michigan,” said David Segura, CEO of VisionIT. “He is a great ambassador for our region on a national level that has been effective at helping government agencies and public school districts see how VisionIT solutions can provide them significant cost savings.”

The Corp! Magazine list of Michigan’s Top Executives and the profile about Arreguin is in its latest issue. Arreguin will join the other executives on the list at an awards breakfast on August 25 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.

To read the article in its entirety, people can visit the Corp! Magazine Web site at: http://www.corpmagazine.com/Departments/CoverStories/tabid/54/itemid/871/Default.aspx.

About VisionIT
Headquartered in Detroit, VisionIT, Inc. has quickly become a global leader in the areas of information technology staffing, managed services, and vendor management. Now in its 12th year, VisionIT has established a proven track record of delivering the best in IT staffing and solutions to many Fortune 500 corporations, large government agencies and public school districts. With 14 offices nationwide, VisionIT boasts a national reach in every major U.S. market, managing more than 1,500 of the nation’s most talented IT professionals. VisionIT also provides services in the Middle East and leverages resources in India. www.visionitinc.com

VisionIT CEO inspires crowd of entrepreneurs at 6th Annual Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

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(Chicago, IL)

David Segura shared VisionIT’s fast growth story and his perspective on the future of Hispanic business in the United States with those who were in attendance at the “Make the Connection! Hispanic Business Expo” today hosted by the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

“Hispanic businesses are continuing to evolve and grow stronger every day…even leading their industries with innovation and solutions,” Segura told the group. “We are showing that Hispanic business means big business.” He went on to credit the IHCC for being “at the forefront of diversity business initiatives, positioning visionary Hispanic businesses…”

After Segura’s speech Illinois Governor Pat Quinn referenced VisionIT several times during his remarks and commented on how he appreciated everything they have been doing to invest and grow their business in his state.

Segura’s company has a strong Fortune 500 customer base in Illinois. He understands the importance of being engaged in the communities where he does business which is why he is not only an active member of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, but also the Chicago Minority Business Development Agency

“David’s continued business success and achievements represent all of the outstanding characteristics and traits that make Hispanic business owners and entrepreneurs an exciting, integral part of the business class that will lead economic revitalization in the U.S.,” said Roberto Cornelio, Chief Operating Officer of the IHCC. “As part of his work leading his company’s growth, he has also recognized the valuable role and benefits that networking and actively participating in organizations like ours can bring. David is a model for the Hispanic entrepreneur of the future.”

The “Make the Connection! Hispanic Business Expo” is a one-day event that exposes existing Hispanic Businesses to decision-makers in the public and private sector. Those in attendance also took part in educational workshops geared at helping build and expand business capacity.

Considered to be the premier Hispanic business event in the entire Midwest and one the largest events for Hispanic businesses in the country; notable guests included Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Congressman Luis Gutierrez, Harris Financial Group President and CEO Ellen Costello, and Vice President of External Affairs for Aetna Martin R. Castro.

About VisionIT
Headquartered in Detroit, VisionIT, Inc. has quickly become a global leader in the areas of information technology staffing, managed services, and vendor management. Now in its 12th year, VisionIT has established a proven track record of delivering the best in IT staffing and solutions to many Fortune 500 corporations, large government agencies and public school districts. With 14 offices nationwide, VisionIT boasts a national reach in every major U.S. market, managing more than 1,500 of the nation’s most talented IT professionals. VisionIT also provides services in the Middle East and leverages resources in India. www.visionitinc.com