The Tribridge Timeline
Three Arthur Andersen colleagues start Tampa-based Tribridge with start-up capital from an angel investor who urges, “Do what you know.” The trio focuses on providing IT services to the middle market.
Along with a group of other business leaders, Tribridge establishes the Tampa Bay Technology Forum. Microsoft recognizes the firm for innovation in helping to develop a new solution on the market: SharePoint.
Tribridge ranks as the third fastest-growing company in the State of Florida based on a 1,620% three-year revenue growth. The firm also wins the “Families Count” business award for being a family-friendly workplace.
Tribridge grows to $6M in revenue with three offices in the Southeast U.S. and 35 full-time team members.
Tribridge transitions services to support the entire suite of Microsoft ERP and CRM business solutions to meet the growing needs of the small- and mid-sized market. 2004 also marks the fourth acquisition in less than two years, including a new office in Dallas, with the goal of delivering and supporting business applications for customers across the country.
Tribridge is named one of the best places to work.
Tribridge is awarded the Microsoft Dynamics U.S. Partner of the Year.
The firm is chosen from 10,000 partners as the Worldwide Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Partner of the Year based on growth and innovative use of Microsoft technologies. 2008 marks the beginning of Tribridge’s dedicated industry practices.
CEO Tony DiBenedetto earns the Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in Technology and later that year is named the Tampa Bay CEO of the Year. Tribridge establishes an IT infrastructure practice and also acquires Navint, an IT services firm, creating a combined entity with a national footprint. 2009 sees additional offices in New England, New York, Chicago and Southern California. Tribridge grows to $65 million in revenue with 300 team members.
Tribridge secures equity funding to fuel continued growth and expansion in new markets. The firm is selected again as the Worldwide Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Partner of the Year.
Tribridge answers growing customer and market demands for integrated cloud-computing services with the launch of Concerto Cloud Services, becoming the only Microsoft partner to offer the full suite of Microsoft Business Solutions in a private cloud environment. The firm establishes learning and development platform, Tribridge Academy, and also launches its first major IP solution with Tribridge Offender360. 2011 finishes with the acquisition of ePartners, a large Microsoft partner.
Tribridge now supports the largest Microsoft Dynamics customer base in North America and wins the Worldwide Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Partner of the Year for a third time. The firm reaches $95 million in revenue with 475 team members.
Tribridge enters the Human Capital Management market with the acquisition of Intelladon, a leading talent management solutions firm and Cornerstone OnDemand partner. Tribridge also becomes the only company to ever garner the Worldwide Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Partner of the Year four times. INC Magazine recognizes Tribridge’s hiring growth among privately held companies by naming the firm #55 Job Creator in the U.S., #3 in Florida and #3 in the IT Services industry.
Tribridge launches a formal Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) practice. Following rapid growth and market demand, the firm spins off Concerto Cloud Services as its own company and offers customers a “powered by” virtual private cloud. Tribridge finishes 2014 with $130 million in revenue and 650 team members throughout the U.S. and Western Europe.
The Channel Company ranks Tribridge #155 in the annual CRN® Solution Provider 500, a jump of more than 100 places since first making the list in 2011. Tribridge joins the NetSuite Solution Provider Program to offer midmarket companies the ability to leverage NetSuite’s public cloud ERP solution. Tribridge is also awarded the U.S. Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Partner of the Year. The firm formalizes a corporate philanthropy partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs and launches the Tribridge Women’s Network (TWN).