Wiggins, President, Triad Consultants, Inc.
Wiggins is currently President of Triad Consultants, Inc. with
responsibility for the Denver, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale and St. George
branch offices. Triad
provides headhunting, contract staffing, project outsourcing and network
support services to its clients.
to Triad, Mr. Wiggins spent 12 years at Metro Information Services and is
the former Managing Director of Metro’s Denver office.
Metro was a national Technical Staffing and Solutions firm with 44
US locations. Jeff opened and
managed the Denver office since its startup in January 1997 during which
time he grew the operation from zero to $8,000,000 in annualized billings
in 4 years time, with overall responsibility for 70 employees.
While at Metro’s Denver
office, Mr. Wiggins utilized his 22+ years of Information Technology
experience to develop and manage their Solutions practice.
He opened and oversaw the second of eight national centers focused
on project outsourcing. Key
technologies utilized were SQL Server and ASP on Microsoft platforms and
Java, XML and Oracle on UNIX platforms.
Prior to the managing the
Denver office, Mr. Wiggins consulted to various Metro clients in South
Florida including First Data Corporation.
At FDC, he redesigned and rewrote much of their mainframe
MasterCard and Visa settlement systems.
These systems handle more than 100,000,000 credit card transactions
per day worth more than One Billion Dollars.
Jeff also consulted to Norwegian Cruise Line where he redesigned
and rewrote much of their mainframe Sales and Marketing systems, and
automated many manual processes.
Prior to Metro, Mr.
Wiggins spent 4 years at Alamo Rent-A-Car developing IT systems.
While at Alamo Rent-A-Car, Mr. Wiggins redesigned and rewrote their
nationwide Vehicle Inventory System, utilizing barcode technology to scan
rental car inventory and interface with and update mainframe systems.
Prior to Alamo, Mr.
Wiggins spent 4 years at IBM East Fishkill in Computer Operations.
Wiggins is a graduate of Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale with a Bachelor
of Science degree in Computer Science.
Welch, Founder and President of Technology Crafters
Technology Crafters is a software
outsourcing company that partners with businesses to provide predictable,
high quality, cost effective software solutions.
They combine top US Project Managers with local and offshore teams
to help Colorado companies leverage Global resources. TCI manages software development teams in 2 international
locations, plus the US. Prior
to Technology Crafters, Robert was a founder and partner in Tango
Technologies, a project-based software development company which also
utilized offshore resources.
These firms have helped dozens of US
companies accelerate their path to success.
For example, they incubated a Boulder start up called Lefthand
Networks and helped them manage and coordinate offshore teams. This successful strategy has resulted in over 60 new Colorado
jobs within Lefthand Networks.
He also has over 20 years of extensive
experience with Texas Instruments, Siemens, and Project Software
Development Inc. Each of these companies utilized offshore teams as a
tactical and strategic advantage. Robert
received BS Degrees in Physics and Psychology from Vanderbilt.
His MBA studies were conducted at the University of Tennessee.
Mr. Welch is very active in the local
community serving as a board member and as an advisor for various
Professional/Non Profit organizations including the Colorado Internet
Keiretsu, Colorado Software Association, FIRST Robotics, and Girls Inc.