Advocacy Organization Will Promote Innovation & Competiveness
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Today, GovEvolve, a new advocacy organization, announces it has given technology businesses a new platform to promote public policies that encourage innovation, competitiveness and government IT modernization.
GovEvolve, comprised of diverse small and medium-sized technology businesses across the country, is designed to help its members ensure Washington, D.C., has access to the most modern technology. GovEvolve ensures these members have a voice.
“I am honored to be a part of this new endeavor to give businesses across the country a voice in the halls of Congress,” said Rene LaVigne, CEO of Iron Bow and GovEvolve co-chair. “The members of GovEvolve are on the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Giving them a way to communicate their knowledge and best practices will ensure our government has access to the best of the best.”
“All the members of GovEvolve share an unwavering commitment to their customer,” said Belinda Guadarrama, CEO of GC Micro and GovEvolve co-chair. “By launching GovEvolve, we have created another outlet for all of our customers to be heard. What we have long heard from people who buy our product is they want the most cutting edge technology at the highest quality. We look forward to bringing that experience to Washington, D.C.”
“Dell is proud to be a part of this new organization and working to ensure that governments have access to the most cutting edge technology,” said Elliott Williams, federal sales director at Dell Inc. “We look forward to working with this group of diverse businesses to advocate for policies that support innovation, competitiveness and small businesses.
GovEvolve’s member companies include: Dell Inc. Anacapa Micro, Iron Bow, CDWG, CSP, Fed Data, Force 3, GAI, GC Micro, IDI, Impress Technologies, Intelligent Waves, LYME, Mercom, TIG, Integrio and Transcource. In addition to LaVigne, Guadarrama and Williams, the organization’s leadership includes Cris Turner, director and head of office, Americas Government Affairs at Dell Inc. Chris Alsup is serving as the group’s executive director.
GovEvolve is a 501(c)(6) based in Washington, D.C. For more information visit www.govevolve.org