HOLYOKE, MA  April 28, 2014 — In the midst of its third year of double digit growth, IT Networking and Consulting firm VertitechIT has named Steve Shaw of West Hartford, CT as Vice President.  Shaw will head up marketing, communications, and assist with new business development efforts for the Holyoke, Massachusetts-based firm with offices in five states. Shaw has spent thirty years in the marketing and communications industries as a television reporter, production agency founder, and multimedia network executive.  “Business and Healthcare IT consulting is often viewed as a commodity,” says VertitechIT CEO Michael Feld.  “Steve’s experience as a communicator, entrepreneur, and business executive gives us the opportunity to brand ourselves as a unique player in thee IT marketplace.”

“I was attracted to VertitechIT first and foremost because of the people,” says Shaw.  “They’re not only experts with bits and bytes but truly understand balance sheets, sales and operations, and how businesses do business.  Leveraging information technology as a competitive advantage is an exciting story to tell.”

VertitechIT is a leading provider of IT networking services to the healthcare and business communities throughout the northeast and across the country.  The company recently opened its new headquarters in Holyoke, Massachusetts.