3coast announced it is aligning its executive team in response to continued growth in the company’s PartnerIT Services.
“3coast has experienced significant growth over the last two years and, as such so, have the responsibilities of our executive team,” said George Black, president and CEO of 3coast. “Our business goals have shifted from staffing to a focus on providing our clients with the highest quality of IT services. We have changed our business model of instant resource delivery to a pervasive partner, meeting our client’s business needs effectively and efficiently.”
Larry Kaufman, Vice President Services
Larry Kaufman joins as Vice President of Services where he will be responsible for directing the operations of business consulting services division of 3coast. Prior to joining 3coast, Kaufman spent 16 years with Landmark Graphics (Halliburton) where he served as General Manager of Data and Applications Management Solutions.
Jason Kuhn, Vice President Strategic Planning
Jason Kuhn has been named Vice President of Strategic Planning. Previously, Kuhn served as Vice President Services and was responsible for the organization and growth of 3coast’s consulting division. In his new role, Kuhn will focus on 3coast’s high profile client engagements that require expertise in business processes, business continuity and technology solutions. Kuhn will also continue streamlining 3coast’s business processes and develop new markets for services.
“Over the last three years 3coast has created a first-class consulting services division that features a loyal client base,” said Black. “Jason Kuhn has been the driving force behind this success and we expect to see his role with 3coast progress even further as he continues to define and drive new business opportunities. Additionally, Larry Kaufman brings to the table years of industry experience and leadership. His role will provide new leadership and progressive vision to the Services Delivery Organization.”
Sally Culley, Vice President Recruiting Operations
As Vice President of Recruiting, Culley will focus on building synergy between 3coast Managed Services and its recruiting division. Culley will also continue working her responsibilities of managing the operations for 3coast’s Recruiting Division.
“With 3coast’s new leadership team in place, we have a bright outlook for 2006,” said Black. “It will open new doors of opportunity to our employees and enable RSA to provide our clients with new offerings to help them meet today’s business and technology challenges.”
Founded in 1980 as Robert Shields & Associates, 3coast is a Houston-based business technology services firm that solves business problems and helps companies grow, through technology. 3coast offers enterprise resource planning (ERP) services, business technology advisory services and managed IT support. As a strategic partner, 3coast examines each client’s business vision and then innovates technology solutions to support that vision.
3coast also offers IT staffing services with focus on software engineers, network engineers, developers and consultants specialized in PeopleSoft, Oracle, JD Edwards, Java and .NET. 3coast connects with highly skilled candidates from across the globe and offers contract staffing, contract-to-hire, permanent placement and payroll services. For three years, 3coast has been recognized by the Houston Business Journal and FastTech 50 as one of Houston’s fastest-growing technology companies. In 2007, 3coast was acknowledged by Inc. magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing U.S. companies.