Diversified Systems is excited to announce 2018 expansion plans, including moving headquarters to Westerville, Ohio in the second quarter. Read the full announcement at Columbus Business First.
Congratulations to the DSI team on being selected as Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2017 Legacy Business of the Year. This is the second time DSI has been honored with this award, and the team is proud of its continued partnership and membership with the OMSDC.
Congratulations to Archie Williamson on recently being honored with Columbus Business First’s Diversity in Business Award as an Individual, after DSI was honored as an Outstanding Diverse Business in 2016. This award recognizes Williamson’s commitments and achievements to diversity in business and the workplace, as well as all of the efforts he has made to advance issues of diversity and inclusion within the Central Ohio region at large.
The DSI team is pleased to congratulate CEO Archie Williamson on his recent recognition by Columbus Business First as a 2016 Central Ohio C-Suite Honoree. Said Williamson, “I am honored to be recognized among such a talented pool of executive leaders in the community, and I am grateful to Columbus Business First for their recognition.”
The Awards Ceremony will take place this Thursday, September 8, 2016 where Williamson will be formally recognized.
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, 2015
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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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.
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