August 2016 Meeting

The Greater Wheeling Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) will hold its Wednesday, August 10, 2016 meeting at the White Palace in Wheeling Park, Wheeling WV. The White Palace is located inside Wheeling Park at 1801 National Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003 (map via bing).

Meeting Topic & Speaker

Ric Thompson – TSG Technology Services Group

Ric Thompson has over 22 years of experience in technology sales and channel management with companies like Data911 Mobile Computer Systems, Enterasys Networks, Pitney Bowes and AT&T Capital Corporation. His experience has focused on selling value and creating IT solutions across North America / Canada, the Caribbean and South America.

Ric also served on the leadership teams of Marconi / Ericsson, Alcatel Networks & AT&T Capital to help set sales models and review of customer business needs. He was responsible for negotiating purchasing contracts to meet the dynamic needs of the Fortune 500.

Currently, he is responsible for Corporate Sales & Business Development at Technology Services Group located in the Highlands on Cabela Drive.

Ric was a member and served as Treasurer of the Greater Wheeling Chapter during 2007-2008.

TSG Topic:  

Following an introduction of Technology Services Group’s diverse portfolio of services, Ric will be joined by Luke Redd, Director of Engineering at TSG to discuss the latest technical aspects of voice and data center solutions.

Education Session

The Education Session on PC Gaming will be presented by Anthony Massa.
Event Schedule

We will meet at the White Palace. Social time and registration will be from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. The dinner will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m. and the presentations will follow the meal.
Cost for the evening is $18.00 for AITP members, and $23.00 for non-member guests. We will have our 50/50 drawing and door prizes for those in attendance.

This is a special event with a great speaker and informative topic, so please RSVP early in order to allow the Wheeling Park catering staff the opportunity to prepare sufficient food for everyone in attendance and to ensure there is seating available for our group.

E-mail Karen Kovacs at to RSVP, or register below. Reservations are essential.