ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Contegix® Hosting, a cloud computing colocation and managed hosting company that empowers customers by providing Go BeyondTM support, has announced the creation of an Advisory Board, including five inaugural members: Mike Castellano, Bob Hardester, Gina Hoagland, Charlotte Martin and Dean VandeKamp.
“These St. Louis business leaders have been immensely successful, and I look forward to their counsel in diverse aspects of our business as we continue to expand,” said Contegix CEO and Co-Founder Matthew Porter. “St. Louis is a collaborative community where leaders and executives generously support others. I welcome their interest and expertise to continue to build a robust local economy together and help propel Contegix’s technology leadership beyond the region.”
The Advisory Board’s role will be to offer business insights and strategic guidance in decision-making to Contegix, whose mission is to deliver infrastructure and cloud solutions that protect clients so they can focus on their business.
Composition of Contegix’s Advisory Board:
Mike Castellano, CEO at Esse Health, has a decade of experience in the rapidly changing health care market leading one of St. Louis’ largest independent primary care physician groups. He has previously served as CEO of Evans & Dixon, LLC and held financial positions at UniGroup Inc., Nooney Co. and Emerson Electric.
Senior Vice President and CIO at Schnuck Markets, Inc., Bob Hardester brings over 25 years of experience in the Information Technology field. Bob has held IT positions at Express Scripts, Furniture Brands International, GE Commercial Distribution Finance and Deutsche Bank.
Gina Hoagland, chairman and principal of Collaborative Strategies, has led management consulting engagements for over 500 organizations. She has an extensive background as lead facilitator, board member and advisor for a dozen boards, including Eagle Brands, Graybar Electric and Duke Manufacturing.
Charlotte Martin is a seasoned senior executive as former President and COO of Gateway EDI, a $100 million healthcare technology company, earning fastest growing private company three times in St. Louis. Charlotte has advised numerous private companies, including board positions at Abel Oil and InMediata.
Dean VandeKamp, currently executive advisor of cybersecurity and compliance at Contegix, spent more than 27 years with Ernst and Young, where he retired as a partner. He meets the requirements for an audit committee financial expert and is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow.
Contegix® provides custom and strategic cloud, colocation and managed hosting solutions for enterprise applications and infrastructure. Contegix services include supporting dedicated hardware and operating system management, deploying and configuring software, managed data protection and offering complete licensing management. Contegix award-winning Go BeyondTM service is delivered by a staff of Tier-3 engineers from its global headquarters in St. Louis, MO. Current clients and partners include Dell, Sprint, eBay, Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks, Chicos, and Atlassian. For additional information, visit www.contegix.com or call 1 (877) 426-6834. Follow Contegix: Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.