|Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Joins Board of Directors|
Custom development and system integration consulting firm, Edgewater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGW, www.edgewater.com, "Edgewater Technology" or the "Company") today announced that Paul Guzzi has joined Edgewater Technology's Board of Directors.
Mr. Guzzi currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, one of the region's leading business associations. Mr. Guzzi began his public service career as a state representative from Newton and was then elected secretary of state for Massachusetts. He then served as a chief secretary to the Governor of Massachusetts and chief administrator for the Board of Regents of Public Higher Education.
In addition to his public service career, Mr. Guzzi has been a leading advocate for economic development and job creation. He has held management titles at two Fortune 500 companies and prior to leading the Boston Chamber, he was vice president of state and community affairs for Boston College. Previously, he was a consultant for Heidrick & Struggles, an international recruitment and consulting firm. Mr. Guzzi also served as a vice president at Wang Laboratories.
"We are honored to have a visionary and distinguished leader such as Paul Guzzi as a member of the Company's Board of Directors," said Shirley Singleton, Edgewater Technology's President and CEO. "With more than three decades of success as both a business and community leader in the Boston area, Paul's extensive management aptitude coupled with his expertise in the higher education and public services sector will contribute to our continued vertical and geographical expansion in the Northeast."
Among his civic activities, Mr. Guzzi serves as a trustee for the Wang Center for the Performing Arts; director of the Boston Foundation, and The Partnership; member of the Partners HealthCare Corporation and The Boston Club's Corporate Advisory Boards; and serves as a director of the Host Committee for the 2004 Democratic National Convention. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts serving on its Audit Committee.
Shareholders will also vote for Mr. Guzzi's reelection at the Edgewater Technology Annual Stockholders' Meeting to be held on June 2, 2004.
About Edgewater Technology
Founded in 1992, Edgewater Technology is an award-winning consulting and systems integration firm that specializes in tailored technology solutions for middle-market companies and divisions of Global 2000 companies. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, the company has taken a partnership approach with its clients, targeting strategic, mission-critical applications. Edgewater Technology services its client base by leveraging a combination of leading-edge technologies and proven reengineering techniques provided by its network of national solutions centers strategically positioned across the United States. For further information, visit www.edgewater.com or call 781-246-3343.