EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Barbieri has been named Chief Financial Officer of ConvergeOne, LLC, according to John McKenna, CEO and Chairman of the Board. As CFO, Barbieri is based at ConvergeOne headquarters in Eagan, MN, and reports directly to McKenna.
"Bob brings to ConvergeOne decades of experience successfully leading organizations in key business functions that are focused on driving strategy, growth, and performance," said McKenna "His skills will be a major asset to the ConvergeOne strategy of investing in and developing companies that demonstrate strong viability and industry leadership."
As one of the largest independent Value Added Solutions Providers (VASPs) in the United States, ConvergeOne specializes in the IP telephony and convergence market, offering national reach, in-depth technical expertise, total solution focus, and hands-on service. Its operating companies include nationwide communications technology providers NACR (www.nacr.com), also based in Eagan, and S1 IT Solutions (www.chooseS1.com), based in Boise, ID.
As CFO of ConvergeOne, Barbieri is responsible for managing all aspects of financial planning, assessment, and reporting. That includes supervising the finance and accounting departments, quantifying key drivers of financial performance, and managing working relationships with equity partners and banks. In addition, the IT and legal departments report to Barbieri.
"ConvergeOne has a reputation for intelligent growth, investing in companies that build revenue by delivering added value to customers," said Barbieri. "I am extremely pleased to be part of the ConvergeOne organization and look forward to contributing to its continued success."
In more than 20 years at the executive level, Barbieri has played a major role in business strategy and transformation, operations/business management, global finance, lender and investor relations, strategic planning and implementation, acquisition and corporate development leadership, board of directors engagement and support, and broad change leadership and internal consulting. He comes to ConvergeOne from Textura Corporation (Deerfield, IL), where as Executive Vice President and CFO he partnered with the company founders in preparing for an IPO and further global expansion.
Previously, Barbieri held Vice President and CFO positions at companies including TriZetto (Newport Beach, CA), Lawson Software (St. Paul, MN), and Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN). During his tenure at Apogee, he was nominated as CFO of the Year by CFO magazine, in 1999.
Barbieri has more than 30 years of experience in financial planning and analysis. He earned his MBA, with a concentration in financial management, from Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA), where he graduated with honors and previously achieved a BS in business and administration.
To learn more about ConvergeOne and its companies, visit www.converge-one.com.
About ConvergeOne, LLC
ConvergeOne, headquartered in Eagan, MN, is a leading Value Added Solutions Provider (VASP), serving as a critical link between OEMs and end users providing essential consulting and project management services related to custom design, installation, implementation, and maintenance of communication solutions. ConvergeOne, through its family of national VASPs, offers a "one-stop" destination for its broad spectrum of valued customer relationships, providing in-depth technical expertise and total solution focus. Custom services include converged networks and unified communication solutions, call centers, system design, implementation, integration, maintenance, data storage and archiving and other professional services primarily for mid-sized and enterprise businesses. For more information, visit www.converge-one.com.
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