SOURCE: Evolve Technologies

Evolve Technologies

May 18, 2010 10:31 ET

CEO of Evolve Technologies Wins Heartland Technology Group 'Spirit Award'

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  Dave Sobel, CEO of Evolve Technologies (, a company specializing in providing information technology (IT) solutions for small businesses, was honored with Heartland Technology Group's (HTG) 2010 Spirit Award for his work in helping to launch and expand HTG's inaugural UK Chapter. The HTG Spirit Award is an annual distinction that recognizes HTG members who actively provide relevant industry knowledge, advice and experience to assist fellow member businesses.

Core News Facts:

  • Winners of the Second Annual Leadership Awards, including the Spirit Award, were announced at the HTG 2010 Summit at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas.

  • The four-day summit had nearly 500 attendees including more than 40 vendor exhibitors and strategic partners. The event offered workshops, clinics and presentations for HTG members that covered business and technology issues, while providing rich peer networking opportunities.

  • HTG Peer Groups are a network of IT solution providers that collaborate and share business best practices. Leadership Award winners were recognized for nationwide contributions.

  • Winners included a number of high profile IT thought leaders and organizations, including ConnectWise and CompTIA.

  • Notably, Evolve Technologies participates in the HTG 5 peer group, which was named 2010 Peer Group of the Year out of the 22 peer groups that attended this year's conference.

  • Sobel's involvement in HTG includes participation in HTG5, facilitating HTG11 and presenting on topics such as cloud computing and the HTG Quarterly Board Report.

Arlin Sorenson, founder of HTG, stated, "Dave Sobel's commitment to HTG's mission and growth, in both the United States and abroad, continues to astound me. His ability to assist other members by providing advice and support as a leading member of the IT community has been highly beneficial to HTG and to the industry as a whole. This dedication is exactly what the Spirit Award embodies. I look forward to a long, mutually beneficial relationship with Dave."

Sobel commented, "Participation in HTG enables Evolve Technologies to proactively learn and teach our industry peers. It has provided an excellent means for my firm to evaluate our business strategy against other leading solution providers and implement proven, reliable best practices. We're incredibly proud of our efforts to help our colleagues grow their businesses and enjoy being 'go-givers' as much as we can."

About HTG Peer Groups
HTG Peer Groups (HTG) is an international peer group organization focused on business improvement, member accountability and life/work excellence among leading IT solution providers. HTG currently has nearly 240 member companies throughout North America, Australia and the UK. HTG Peer Group members are primarily IT solution providers, working together in groups of 10-12 member companies to improve the performance of their businesses through information sharing. HTG peer groups act as a virtual 'board of directors' for each other, frankly examining business performance metrics and helping each other to formulate and meet business goals. HTG Peer Groups meet quarterly for a confidential two-day event focused on sharing best practices, benchmarking, process improvement and tools. HTG was founded in 2000 by Arlin Sorensen to provide solution providers a community to foster business and personal growth driven by execution. Visit or call 712-744-3619 for more information.

About Evolve Technologies
Evolve Technologies ( is a consulting firm that provides information technology (IT) and computer networking services to the small business, faith-based and nonprofit communities. Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Evolve Technologies provides an array of solutions including server installation, virus protection, network security, backup services and complete IT outsourcing. The first Microsoft Small Business Specialist located in the Washington, D.C. area, Evolve Technologies is a Microsoft Certified Partner. In addition, Evolve Technologies is the winner of numerous awards including the Microsoft 2007 U.S. Field Partner Award for Customer Satisfaction & Experience, the MSPmentor 100 and 250 and the ConnectWise 2008 "Best New Idea Award."

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