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Tribridge Announces Director of Strategic Alliances

Published: September 19, 2008
Tribridge Announces Director of Strategic Alliances
TAMPA, Fla. – (Sept. 18, 2008) – Tribridge (www.tribridge.com), a national Microsoft® consulting firm with customers throughout the United States, has named Scott Leslie director of strategic alliances. Mr. Leslie will develop and implement formal alliance partnership strategies between Tribridge and leading technology, financial and professional services firms across the country.

“Strategic alliances are quickly becoming the vehicle through which technology firms stay competitive in today’s market,” said Tony DiBenedetto, Tribridge chairman and CEO. “Tribridge was built on a foundation of partnering and leveraging relationships, and with the addition of Scott Leslie to our team we now have the opportunity to expand our collaboration with other organizations on a national level. Scott brings more than 20 years of experience to Tribridge, and we look forward to building a successful alliance program under his leadership.”

Prior to joining Tribridge, Leslie served as a founding partner and president of PrimeVision Communications, where he built formal alliance relationships with companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Circuit City and Calix. He was also vice president of sales and alliances for Scient, Inc., earning “best in class” recognition by Gartner for that firm’s alliance program. Leslie’s earlier career included executive management positions with media conglomerates Scripps Howard, Ellis Communications and Gannett.

“Alliances have proven to be beneficial in driving both revenue and business efficiency as evidenced by the successful collaborative movement in the healthcare, communications and high-tech industries,” said Leslie. “There are three fundamental ways to grow a business – build, acquire or ally. Tribridge has excelled in creating partnerships with giants like Microsoft and Ernst & Young, and the time has come to deploy a more formal alliance process to ensure its continued growth. With our new strategic alliance program, Tribridge will be among the elite technology firms in the nation focused on this important growth initiative.”

Leslie is an active community volunteer and holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising with a minor in marketing from the University of Florida.

About Tribridge

Tribridge® is a Gold Certified Microsoft consulting firm recently named the 2008 WORLDWIDE Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year. Tribridge implements, secures and supports critical business applications and core infrastructure for organizations across the US. Tribridge experts combine an average of 15 years experience with established methodologies to generate practical results, including a 100% "go live" rate since inception over a decade ago. Technology solutions are focused across 5 tightly integrated areas including: Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, Microsoft SharePoint and custom software applications, Microsoft core infrastructure, security and managed services.