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Diverse Roster of IT Industry Experts Will Lead CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2016

Jan 28, 2016

Downers Grove, Ill. – Thought leaders from across the full span of the information technology (IT) industry industry will lead the CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2016, the nonprofit trade association announced today.

The executive board’s 26 members, representing technology manufacturers, distributors, service and solution providers, consultants and others, work collaboratively to provide guidance and insight that helps CompTIA fulfill its mission to advance the IT industry.

“Each of these leaders understands the business climate technology companies are operating in and the market issues they face,” said Nancy Hammervik, senior vice president, industry relations, CompTIA. “More importantly, the diversity of this group assures that points of view from across the industry are represented. That’s essential for CompTIA as we seek to generate support for new initiatives and encourage greater industry participation.”

CompTIA Communities Executive Board members for 2016, identified by their community or council affiliation, are:

Mary Ellen Grom, SYNNEX Corporation and Barry Williams, Comcast Business serve as the CompTIA Board of Directors’ liaisons to the Communities Executive Board. Jim Hamilton, vice president, member communities, is CompTIA’s staff liaison to the board.

To learn more about CompTIA’s member communities and councils and about the value of membership in the association visit

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, 6,700 registered users and more than two million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. To learn more, visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Steven Ostrowski