Herndon, VA – April 4, 2011 – Apptix, the premier provider of hosted business communication services, announced today that the company's president and CEO, David Ehrhardt, has been named to Washington SmartCEO Magazine's 2011 Smart100.
"Being named to the SmartCEO Smart100 list is an honor, especially given the high caliber of executives in the Washington area," said Dave Ehrhardt, Apptix President and CEO. "Our goal is to help all companies successfully manage their business communication needs. The Apptix team delivers managed hosting and cloud-based solutions seamlessly to help our customers grow profitably."
Ehrhardt is recognized for his commitment to service and operational excellence, developing a market-driven strategy, and realizing profitable organic growth. Under Ehrhardt's leadership, Apptix has invested in technical infrastructure, improved customer service, and increased channels to market, moving the company back to profitability and attracting more lucrative midmarket and enterprise customers.
"SmartCEO Magazine congratulates David Ehrhardt and all of the world-class executives identified in the Smart100 list," said Jaime Nespor-Park, Publisher of SmartCEO. "The list brings together CEOs whose successes, leadership philosophies, and character will be a source of education and inspiration to more than 50,000 decision-makers across the mid-Atlantic."
The Smart100 is an exclusive group of 100 chief executive officers who represent the region's most influential thought leaders. Members have a passion for entrepreneurship and have pledged to educate and inspire their peers through their leadership, strategic vision, and character. Chosen by an independent committee, the Smart100 CEOs come from a range of industries including information technology, government contracting, consulting, and financial services. Dave and the other Smart100 CEOs are profiled in the 100-page annual SmartCEO supplement and were recognized at an event on March 7, 2011. The Smart100 is also listed on www.smartceo.com.
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the premier provider of hosted business communication services for businesses of all sizes, with particular expertise serving legal, financial, and health care firms. The extensive Apptix product portfolio includes integrated solutions (e.g. Unified Communications) and point solutions including Exchange, VoIP, SharePoint, Web Conferencing, and Secure IM with Presence. Services are delivered over a highly reliable network leveraging best-in-class technology, housed in SAS 70-compliant data centers, and backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support. For more information, visit www.apptix.com or follow at www.twitter.com/apptix.