Myriad Congratulates Employees Celebrating Anniversaries this Month

July Anniversary

At Myriad, we believe that whether personal or professional, anniversaries are a special event in a person’s life. This month, we are celebrating the work anniversaries of five exceptional members of the Myriad team. Huge congratulations are due to:

Anthony Cesari
Celebrating: 10 years

Anthony Cesari is celebrating TEN years at Myriad this month. Anthony has been promoted four times over the course of his illustrious career, rising the ranks from working in hardware testing to his current title of NOC Manager. His favorite thing about working at Myriad is watching the company grow and seeing all great new people join the Myriad family. “When I started, I only had to remember eight names!”

Anthony’s best Myriad memory: 

“Ten years at Myriad Supply has provided me with an abundance of fond memories. I can think of some that happened my very first day at Myriad as well as ones that happened last week.  However, one memory stands out that encapsulates all ten years here.

We had just finished moving in to our new office. I was on the early shift of client support at the time so I was the first one into the office the following day. It was exciting to unlock the front door for the first time. I took a moment to take in the new space in the calm quiet of the morning. The new office felt enormous. I could see the general layout of the departments, but more than anything I saw the ocean of empty space in between. I remember thinking, “We will never fill this place up!” But then it hit me. This wasn’t an ocean of empty space, it was a reservoir of potential.  I walked over to my desk to start work with a smile. Well, I did that or maybe I grabbed one of the Razor Scooters and zoomed around the office quoting Fast and the Furious movies.  We can never know for sure.

The office floor is full now, but the reservoir of potential is still there. Myriad has always provided the space for potential as well as the encouragement and tools to jump in and succeed.  The people I have worked alongside for ten years will tell you the same. I look forward to what we will do together next.”

Jeff Segbers
Celebrating: 6 years

Jeff Segbers joined Myriad Supply in 2011 as an Account Executive and was promoted twice before earning his current title as Account Director in January 2016. Jeff has an impressive list of certifications he has garnered over his career, including CSE – Cisco Sales Expert, JNSA – Juniper Network Sales Associate, APSS – Avaya Professional Sales Specialist, ASE – Arista Sales Expert, ASP – Adtran Sales Professional, PSE – Palo Alto Sales Expert, RSA – Riverbed Sales Associate, and SSE – Sonicwall Sales Expert. Jeff attributes his success at Myriad to its “fun atmosphere, awesome leadership, incredible benefits and, more importantly, great people!”

Jeff’s best Myriad memory: 

“I remember when I first started and there weren’t nearly as many desks as there are now. It’s been a privilege to watch the company grow so significantly over the last six years.” 

Matt Cullen
Celebrating: 2 years

In addition to celebrating two years at Myriad, Matt recently celebrated a promotion from Account Executive to Senior Account Executive in April of this year. Matt believes the sense of camaraderie at Myriad is second to none, saying, “I have had the pleasure of working with some of the best people in my life. I’ve made many lifelong friendships.”

Matt’s best Myriad memory: Many memories come to mind, but my favorite has to be the debacle the softball team put together after coming back from 9 runs down in Summer ‘16.  We should have won, but error after error after error, it was the most fitting way for our season to end. It was also hilarious for everyone to just go out and commiserate after the devastating defeat.”

Justin Harbst
Celebrating: 2 years

Over the course of Justin’s time at Myriad, he’s earned an impressive list of Sales certifications, including Dell Security Competency Overview, Juniper JNSA, Juniper JNSA-EX, Palo Alto ASE, HPE Sales Certified – Enterprise Solutions, and Cisco NGFW Express for Account Managers. His favorite aspects of the work environment are his amazing team and Myriad’s dedication to corporate transparency.

Justin’s best Myriad memory:Two words: summer parties!”

July AnniversaryCelebrating: 1 year

Andrew Baffoe joined Myriad last year and hit the ground running, earning certifications such as AWS Business Professional, AWS Technical Professional, Intelisys Telecom Solutions Professional Certification, Intelisys Advanced Data Networking Solutions Professional Certification, and Intelisys Unified Communication-as-a-Service Solutions Professional. Myriad’s corporate culture keeps Andrew motivated, citing that “Myriad is a group of hardworking, highly intelligent, fun individuals who inspire me to improve every day. I have never been so motivated to do well by a company.”

Andrew’s best Myriad memory: The 2016 Summer Party happened to be at the end of my first week at Myriad which, admittedly, was a little nerve-wracking. It turned out to be a great way to get to know the team outside of the office and feel the caring, familial vibe of Myriad firsthand.”

Thank you to Anthony, Jeff, Matt, Justin and Andrew for the dedication, enthusiasm, and business acumen they bring to Myriad. Here’s to many more great years with us! 

Myriad & Girl Develop It March Campaign Kicks Off today!

Just a reminder that the March 2015 Myriad & Girl Develop It Campaign kicks off today! Join us on Twitter to help raise money for GDI and enter to win a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook!

Here’s how it’s going to work:

  • We’ll post a question to Twitter each day starting today relating to women in tech
  • For every correct answer using our hashtag #MyriadGives, we’ll donate $1 to GDI*
  • We’ll also donate $1 to GDI for every retweet (RT) of our question*
  • Every time anyone answers correctly and/or retweets our question we’ll enter them into a drawing at the end of the month for a new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook!
  • Each day, tweets and replies are due at 11:59 EST.
  • Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on 3/30/15. Winner will be announced via Twitter (@MyriadSupply) at 12pm EST 3/31/15.

Questions? Email us at giving@myriadsupply.com. Good luck & thanks for helping us raise money & awareness for GDI!

 

*Myriad will donate up to $10,000 total. Each Twitter handle may reply to one tweet and Retweet once per day.

Myriad & GDI team up to support women interested in web and software development

Friends of Myriad –

It is with great excitement that we announce our partnership with the nonprofit organization Girl Develop It!

GDI’s mission is to help teach women around the globe how to code and develop software, thus empowering more women to enter the tech field. With only 25% of computer related jobs in the United States being held by women, we at Myriad believe that there is a clear gap that needs to be bridged. While the tech world is one that promotes innovation and creativity, it can be woefully gender restrictive when it comes to who is sitting at the keyboard developing that next great project. Myriad believes that by encouraging more women of all ages to pursue education and careers in web and software development, we’ll all benefit from seeing an increase in talent and diversity in the tech world. With this partnership we’re aiming to help GDI in their efforts to do just that.

So how are we going to help? Throughout all of March (which also happens to be Women’s History Month) we’ll be doing the following:

  • We’ll post a question to Twitter starting on 3/2/15 relating to women in tech
  • For every correct answer, using our hashtag #MyriadGives, we’ll donate $1 to GDI*
  • We’ll also donate $1 to GDI for every retweet (RT) of our question*
  • Every time anyone answers correctly and/or retweets our question we’ll enter them into a drawing at the end of the month for a new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook! (If you haven’t heard about the awesome XPS 13, see the Gizmodo.com review here.)

We invite you all to join in to help support GDI in their mission, and have a little fun while you’re doing it! Find us on Twitter and make sure to check in for the first question on Monday, March 2nd.

Sincerely,

Hilary DeCourcey

Head of Charitable Giving

VP of Purchasing & Client Support

#MyriadGives

*Terms and conditions for the donation and drawing will be posted on 3/2/15.

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