"We thank all TechAmerica Midwest members for backing our efforts to elevate awareness for our industry, our commitment to improving the business climate in the Midwest and our leading advocacy program focused on supporting the technology industry in Illinois, throughout the country and abroad," said Ed Longanecker, Senior Vice President, TechAmerica.
Additional Midwest Board members include: Santos LaMantia, President, Chief Executive Officer, Shure Inc.; Jason Liu, Chief Executive Officer, UC4; Jess Jankowski, Chief Executive Officer, Nanophase Technologies, Inc.; Jesse Kevan, Global Environmental Compliance Manager, Tellabs, Inc.; Thomas R. Reedy, Chairman, iTRACS Corporation; Joseph A. Beatty, Chief Executive Officer, Telular Corporation; Gary R. Fairhead, President, Chief Executive Officer, SigmaTron International, Inc.; William S. Johnson, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation; John Thode, EVP, GM, McAfee Inc.; Michael Schamberger, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP; Anthony Wilson, Director, Midwest State Government Affairs, Microsoft Corporation; Kim Hammonds, Chief Information Officer, The Boeing Company; Joseph Krekeler, Enterprise Account Manager, Intel Corporation; Donna Baiocchi, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Apple Inc.; Monica Mueller, Director, Public Affairs, Motorola Solutions; Patrick Theisen, Regional Manager, Government Relations, General Electric; Steve Lalonde, Executive Vice President of Sales and Sales Operations, Allscripts; Sandeep Nain, President, SNTial Technologies; Michael Krauss, President, Market Strategy Group; and Jake Parrillo, Midwest Manager, Global Communications and Public Affairs, Google, Inc.
About TechAmerica TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry – the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry's largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members' top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe ( Brussels) and Asia ( Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org .