Rich Young Joins eGroup, Inc. as Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager
B2B technology veteran to lead eGroup?s strategic marketing initiatives
**MT PLEASANT, S.C. - June 18, 2012 - **eGroup, the Southeast's leading provider of cloud, application and end-user computing services, today announced that Rich Young has joined as Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager.
In this newly created role, Young will focus on driving eGroup's strategic marketing and corporate communications initiatives as well as increasing brand awareness across the Southeast and within new vertical markets.
Young brings over 12 years of marketing, communications and public relations experience to eGroup. In his most recent role, Young served as Vice President at LEWIS PR leading thought leadership programs and digital communication campaigns on behalf of clients such as Unisys, Information Builders, Progress Software and Proofpoint.
"We are pleased to welcome Rich to the eGroup team. His technology sector knowledge coupled with his marketing and communications expertise will help to bring us to the next level and differentiate the company in a competitive space," said Mike Stokes, Director of Sales, eGroup. "As part of our growth strategy, eGroup is focused on refining our overall marketing and branding initiatives to better serve our customer base as well as identify new market opportunities. We believe Rich is the ideal person to lead these efforts."
Prior to LEWIS PR, Young held positions at two Boston-area high tech agencies and as an industry analyst at Yankee Group, covering the integrator, data center, managed service provider and software-as-a-service industries. His research and commentary appeared in technology trade and business media.
Young holds a BA, Communications from Boston College.
**Headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., eGroup provides innovative cloud, application and end-user computing services to businesses across the Southeast. One of the region's fastest growing companies and winner of the 2012 CRN "Tech Elite 250", eGroup's solutions drive customer revenue while reducing cost to maintain IT infrastructures. Visit www.eGroup-us.com or call 1.877.eGROUP.1 (1.877.347.6871) for more information.