DSI is honored to have been selected as a 2016 Columbus Business First Outstanding Diverse Organization. We are proud to be recognized with such a talented pool of leaders and organizations in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workforce and the greater Central Ohio Community. Please join us on August 17th as we celebrate this award.
Diversified Systems’ CEO, Archie Williamson, recently participated in a roundtable hosted by Columbus Business First to talk about innovation in workforce development. As Chairman of the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio, Inc., Williamson is deeply familiar with the challenges in aligning education, workforce, and economic development to improve the region. Check out his thoughts on how Central Ohio can continue to grow and thrive.
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NEWS RELEASE: Williamson Named 2015 BizTech Executive of the Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio – December 21
Diversified Systems, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Archie D. Williamson, Jr. was named as the 2015 Executive of the Year by Columbus Business First BizTech, as published in the December 18, 2015 issue of Columbus Business First. This award recognizes one executive within the community for demonstrated leadership in the areas of technology and innovation in their organization, industry, and the Central Ohio community.
“I am humbled by this recognition, and I know that it is only possible thanks to the incredible Diversified Systems team—a dedicated group of professionals who work hard every day to drive innovation and provide the best possible service to our clients,” explained Williamson. “It’s an exciting time of growth and opportunity for DSI, and it’s a privilege to lead this organization.”
DSI was founded by Williamson to fill a niche for small companies requiring technological support to improve and streamline business operations. The company provides management and information systems consulting services for Fortune 1000 businesses as well as numerous federal and state government agencies.
Previous awards for DSI include Top Minority-Owned Businesses in Central Ohio, Top Technology Consulting Firms in Central Ohio, Top Minority-owned businesses in Central Ohio, and Top Minority-Owned Businesses U.S. among others.
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GAHANNA, Ohio – October 1, 2015 Diversified Systems, Inc. announced today that Deneese Owen has joined the firm as Account Executive. Ms Owen brings to DSI her depth of experience in operations, consulting, and communications through her previous work in the healthcare management and consulting industry.
Ms. Owen will support DSI’s history of success as a leading provider of technology management services to respected private and public sector clients at the local, state, and national level. Ms Owen remarked, “I am thrilled to join the team at DSI, and I look forward to supporting this dynamic and innovative organization in its continued growth. DSI’s reputation and work in the tech consulting field is impressive, and I’m excited for the challenge of supporting its operations and helping the organization grow its already robust network.”
Archie Williamson, Managing Partner at DSI commented, “Deneese is a strong addition to our team, and she will support our deep commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Increased demand for our services has necessitated a search for additional talent, and I am confident Deneese’s background and experience will help us expand our reach and support our plan for strategic and innovative growth.”
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – October 5, 2015 – The Board of Directors of the Mansion Day School (MDS) has elected Diversified Systems Executive Archie Williamson to serve as chair, which carries a 3 year term. Williamson succeeds Adam Troy, President of TROY Enterprises, who has served as Board Chair since 2010.
“As Chairman, my main objective will be to build on the strong foundation that has been established by my predecessor, while helping to broaden awareness of this extraordinary school, and encourage more involvement from the broader community” Williamson said after receiving the honor.
“Archie understands the tremendous impact Mansion has on its students, the community, and future generations, and shares the values that make Mansion unique. He brings a commitment to helping the school expand its presence and to generate increasing support for our programs. We look forward to him working with the board, parents, teachers, and administrators,” said Mansion Day School Head of School Dee James. “We are fortunate to have someone of his caliber leading our board.”
A graduate of the University of Toledo with a degree in computer systems and Northwestern’s Kellogg Advanced Management Executive program, Williamson held numerous Information Technology positions before establishing Diversified Systems Consultants in 1990. The company provides management and information systems consulting services for Fortune 1000 businesses as well as federal, state, and local government agencies throughout Ohio. Williamson is a founding member of The Black Data Processing Association, Columbus Chapter and also serves on the Increase Community Development Corporation Board of Directors as Treasurer.
About Mansion Day School
Mansion Day School is a coeducational preschool through 5th grade preparatory day school that embraces diversity and instills confidence. The school’s challenging curriculum, affirming environment, and high expectations produce a foundation for global leadership development. The entire Mansion Day School community enjoys a strong sense of family. It is here, where students know they are valued and celebrated daily in an atmosphere designed to maximize their individual potential. http://www.mansiondayschool.org/
The following is an excerpt from Connections magazine.
Archie Williamson, founder and president of Diversified Systems, Inc. shares the following strategies for growing a sustainable business.
Join Industry Groups and trade organizations.
Look for industry groups and organizations that are specific to you. These groups can connect you with other entrepreneurs. This is a great way to gain insight, learn best practices and network. “SCOMSDC serves as a valuable organization for minority businesses,” shared Williamson. “Network with people who do what you’re trying to do on a bigger level; this is where business leads come from.”
”Diversified Systems’ extends its warmest gratitude of appreciation to the Accenture organization for selecting DSI to participate in this prestigious world-class program,” said Archie Williamson after receiving the graduation award in a ceremony conducted at Accenture’s Headquarters in Chicago.
A new IT Services state term schedule, numbered 534371, has been awarded to Diversified Systems, Inc. as of 10/29/2012 and is effective through 06/30/2013. The new contract is posted on the State Procurement web site and is available to state agencies in the state OAKS system.
(Columbus, OH – August 23, 2012) – The Board of Directors of the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) has elected Diversified Systems Executive Archie Williamson to serve as chair, which carries a 2 year term.
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