FOLSOM, Calif. – Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), which helps companies and government agencies align the right strategy, people, processes, and technology to improve performance, today announced the appointments of Kelli Schnieder as vice president of commercial solutions and Michele Marshall as vice president of commercial sales. The further build out of the VIP executive team underscores the organization’s strategic growth objectives driven by its proven suite of performance delivery solutions.
“The appointment of Kelli and Michele in these vice president roles is another key mile marker for VIP as we solidify an executive team that shares a common passion for client excellence and a track record to deliver it,” said Jonna Ward, CEO of VIP. “I’m really excited about the addition of these two women to our leadership team, and know they will build on their combined 11+ years of experience at VIP to help shape our future success.”
Schnieder has held a senior solutions director role at VIP for more than nine years, and has helped to develop and support the commercial practice, which includes such high-demand solutions as software quality & testing and infrastructure services. She brings more than 17 years of IT consulting experience spanning a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining VIP, she held key consulting positions at CGI and Ajilon Consulting, which included hands-on delivery work for Fortune 500 clients. As the vice president of commercial solutions, Schnieder is responsible for VIP’s commercial operations, business development, strategic planning, resource management, and ensuring successful project delivery by the VIP staff.
“I’ve been with VIP for nearly a decade, and have been thrilled to be a part of such a results-driven organization,” Schnieder said. “In my new role, I’ll be focused on helping our clients further maximize their business success through the delivery of our proven solutions.”
Marshall, who has served as a senior sales director at VIP since 2012, has played a key role in advancing VIP’s legacy of client success. She brings more than 20 years of solution sales, technology, and project management experience having held leadership roles at banking, retail, and professional services firms. Her vast experience in the technology sector includes business development and management roles at such companies as Taos; EDS, an HP company; and Siemens. As the vice president of commercial sales, Marshall is responsible for leading the commercial division’s business development and account management programs, and building on best practices to ensure performance-driven results.
“Since day one at VIP, I’ve been inspired by the focus of the organization on serving our clients and consultants, and I look forward to working even closer with the dedicated members of our sales and solution teams,” Marshall said. “VIP is uniquely positioned to help clients achieve success with solutions that deliver more value for their investment.”