Customized CRM Solutions Increase Revenues, Improve Efficiencies
Configero — A Trusted
Salesforce.com Consulting Partner
By helping companies harness the power of Salesforce customer relationship management technology, Atlanta, Ga.-based Configero has solidified its standing among the nation’s leading providers of CRM applications and consulting services. In less than five years, Configero CEO & founder Jody Hamlett leveraged his extensive knowledge of Salesforce’s groundbreaking cloud-based solutions to drive the development of a series of highly customizable …Read More
Fed Up With the Status Quo?
Customer Software Developer Has the Fix
In 1999, in his dorm room at Georgia Tech, computer engineering major Nikolas Downey was itching to do something big. He understood how to program Internet software better than most, knew a handful of clients willing to pay, and had meticulous standards he was determined to meet. With passion and promise, he founded his own custom software development firm, Nead Werx, Inc.
Word of mouth was the engine that drove Nead Werx in its earliest days, just as it does today. Downey was the firm’s sole proprietor and employee until …Read More
Aligning Your Technology to Achieve Your Business Goals
Local or Cloud-based. Microsoft or Apple. Office or Salesforce.
“It doesn’t matter what technology a company uses,” says Darrell Rodgers, president of Emerald Data Networks, Inc. “I’m vendor agnostic. The important thing is that a company’s technology achieves its business objectives.”
The Atlanta-based IT firm works with businesses of a variety of types and sizes, on both an ongoing and project basis, setting up data networks, implementing communication solutions, installing security and audiovisual systems. …Read More
Security, Mobile Solutions Unmatched
in the Marketplace
Bluefin Payment Systems has become one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States by focusing on changing as rapidly as technology does.
Bluefin provides secure, integrated payment solutions for independent software vendors (ISVs) and SaaS providers. Since a strategy pivot in 2011, it has been ranked sixth (2012) and 501st (2013) on Inc.’s list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies, showing revenue of about $67 million in 2013—up from six-figure earnings in 2007.
John M. Perry, CEO, says he knew the business model needed to …Read More
Fiercely Independent, Deeply Committed, Junko Horvath, CFP® Sets New
Standards in Wealth Management
Since Junko Horvath, CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) entered the investment management and financial planning industry 16 years ago, she has been redefining what it means to provide the highest caliber of comprehensive services to institutional and high-net-worth investors. Service driven, not product driven, Horvath views her role as supporting and protecting clients’ best interests with dedication and integrity. …Read More
Integrated Tax Planning and
It was the fall of 2012, and affluent taxpayers across the U.S. were anxiously watching Washington. Among their chief concerns: capital gains, estate and gift taxes, and income tax hikes.
“Many of our clients feared Congress would raise these taxes before the end of the year as part of the effort to reduce the federal budget deficit,” recalls David Harrison Miller, CFP®, founder and CEO of Independent Wealth Advisors Group, Inc. …Read More
“As recent events have proven time and again, no one can accurately predict the weather, earthquakes, elections – or the markets. But we can identify great companies,” says Jim Hansberger, Managing Director-Wealth Management and Financial Advisor. “We believe it is our research process that leads to outstanding long-term investments. Behind every stock lies a tangible operating business, and a stock can only do as well as the company itself.”
Known for their passion for the investment process, both Hansberger and Michael Merlin, …Read More
Every Investment Has a Timeframe
and a Purpose
Judy Ross opened her first brokerage office in 2001, one of the most turbulent years in recent history. She spent a mere three months in business development mode before she built enough of a foundation to become solely referral-based.
The statement Ross began making to her clients in 2001 still applies today and has become her mantra. “‘Every asset has a timeframe and a purpose. Risks continue to change, and so should your strategy.’ I reiterate this statement to clients every time I see them,” says Ross, wealth manager …Read More
Experience Inspires Creative,
Aggressive Representation of Creditors
After winning a judgment in favor of one of the nation’s strongest banks, the attorneys of Stokes Lazarus & Carmichael LLP (SLC) turned their efforts on collecting the sizeable claim. “SLC proved to be as creative in collecting as they had been convincing in the courtroom,” says First Citizens Bank Sr. Vice President Richard V. Spinks. “When the borrower did not repay, the attorneys surprised everyone by taking a rarely used and very complicated strategy. As a result, we eventually recovered our debt.” …Read More
Renowned Practice Reflects the
Many Facets of Family Law
To excel in one’s trade, a full arsenal of cutting-edge tools is essential. Likewise, the best family law attorneys are those who can wield all sorts of legal tools with exceptional skill.
The seasoned attorneys of Waggoner Hastings, LLC, an AV®-rated, Atlanta-based family law firm, understand the need for an all-points approach to helping families navigate their most sensitive legal issues. In their 45 years’ collective experience, the firm’s attorneys have handled …Read More