Mr. Noah Leask, President and CEO of Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc., (DBA ISHPI) and the Executive Board of ISHPI are pleased to announce the promotions of Pat Stanton, Joe Barnard, and Claire Murchison to the Director Level. In February 2010, Pat Stanton was promoted to Director of Operations and Professional Development, Joe Barnard to Director of Finance, and Claire Murchison to Director of Human Resources. These promotions were a direct result of ISHPI’s continued growth, and are a reflection on the dedicated efforts of every ISHPI employee.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved an SBA 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Agreement between Truestone, LLC (mentor) and Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc. (DBA ISHPI) (protégé). The purpose of the agreement is to enhance the development of ISHPI as a rapidly growing small business. The agreement formalizes the long-standing relationship between ISHPI and Truestone, and permits Truestone to provide various forms of assistance to their new protégé. The agreement will allow ISHPI to benefit from the experience and capabilities of their mentor, enhance ISHPI’s corporate maturity, and accelerate the company’s growth. “Truestone’s willingness to come alongside ISHPI during this critical time in our corporate development is greatly appreciated,” said Noah T. Leask, ISHPI’s Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO & President. “This relationship brings together two leading edge, technically superior companies founded on the principles of ethics and quality service. A strong mentor such as Truestone is essential to ensuring ISHPI’s long term sustainable future and successful graduation from the SBA 8(a) program.” Jack Littley, President and COO of Truestone stated, “Truestone is very excited about our Mentor Protégé agreement with ISHPI. We believe that Truestone’s experience in the 8(a) program combined with our work on competitive procurements can help ISHPI position for the future.”
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