Michael Reene, Senior Corporate Strategist, Joins Rural Sourcing Board of Directors
ATLANTA, February 7, 2017 – Rural Sourcing, the leading provider of US-based IT outsourcing services, announced today that Michael Reene has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Reene is a senior corporate strategist focused on business growth, market value growth and innovation. He recently served as a senior vice president within PRGX where he supported their turnaround initiative, and has served in senior advisory roles to CEO/Board levels for First Sports International, SunGard, Dasient, Avocent, and ChoicePoint. Reene started his career in technology at Accenture where he became a managing partner responsible for the Telecom and Media industry practice and then moved to IBM where he was global VP of IBM’s Telecom vertical.
Reene has also played an active role within the community including founder and chairman of the Technology Association of Georgia, vice-chairman of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, a trustee at Georgia State University, visiting lecturer at Emory University, board roles at Boy Scouts, the Business and Technology Alliance, and the Georgia Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technologies.
“Michael’s extensive experience in corporate development and strategic consulting will be extremely beneficial to the board as we continue on our growth trajectory,” said Monty Hamilton, chief executive office at Rural Sourcing Inc. “He is a natural fit on our board given his background and level of commitment to organizations and his community.”
“This is an exciting time to join Rural Sourcing given the current economic climate and the push towards bringing jobs back to America,” said Michael Reene. “Not only is Rural Sourcing creating jobs but more importantly they’re leveraging untapped talent in the cities where their development centers are located.”
Reene holds an MBA degree from the University of Chicago and a BS in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Illinois.
About Rural Sourcing
Rural Sourcing is the leading IT outsourcing provider with a cost-effective, agile approach to software development, support and maintenance of critical business and cloud applications. By providing an alternative to offshore outsourcing, Rural Sourcing eliminates the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks. Scrum-as-a-Service, Rural Sourcing’s unique engagement framework for Agile software development, provides rapid and flexible deployment of multidisciplinary teams via an elastic consumption model and predictable monthly pricing. With development centers strategically located throughout the United States, Rural Sourcing leverages untapped, highly skilled IT resources in mid-size metro cities to provide world-class solutions for Fortune 1000 clients across various industries including consumer & retail goods, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, insurance, and pharmaceutical.