MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - August 05, 2013) - immixGroup, Inc., which helps technology companies do business with the government, today announced the addition of two independent members and an advisor to its Board of Directors. Joining immixGroup's board are Thomas B. Newell, Executive Chairman at Signature Senior Lifestyle Ltd, and Nelson Carbonell, President and CEO at Nelson Carbonell & Associates. Ron Police, President at Ron Police, LLC, will serve as an advisor to the board. Mr. Newell, Mr. Carbonell, and Mr. Police have served on various board positions and helped numerous companies with growth strategies.
Commenting on their appointments, Chairman of the Board Jeff Copeland said, "We are pleased to add the talent, knowledge, and public company experience of these three executives to our Board. We are looking forward to their contributions as we drive for continued growth and seek opportunities to leverage our respected position in the public sector IT market."
With the addition of Mr. Newell and Mr. Carbonell, the Company's board of directors now consists of five members, two of whom are independent members.
Thomas B. Newell
Mr. Newell serves as Executive Chairman of Signature Senior Lifestyle Ltd. Prior to Signature, Mr. Newell was involved in the development and operation of senior living communities in the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Germany for more than 13 years within various roles for Sunrise Senior Living, including 7 years as global president. Mr. Newell helped lead the growth of Sunrise from 33 U.S. communities in 1996 to more than 450 communities, serving more than 50,000 residents in 4 countries, at the end of 2007. Prior to joining Sunrise, he was an attorney in private practice for 13 years with the McLean, Virginia based firm of Watt, Tieder, Fitzgerald, and Hoffar specializing in real estate, construction, and corporate law. Mr. Newell was a partner and executive committee member in the firm.
Mr. Newell currently serves on a number of Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for commercial and non-profit organizations. He received a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia and a B.A., with honors, from Yale University.
Mr. Carbonell serves as President and CEO of Nelson Carbonell & Associates and CEO of Snowbird Capital, Inc. Prior to starting Snowbird Capital, Mr. Carbonell founded Cysive, a software and services company, and served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors since Cysive commenced operations in 1994. With an initial investment of just $10,000, Mr. Carbonell grew Cysive to $50 million in revenue and 500 employees and took the company public in 1999. Prior to Cysive, Mr. Carbonell served in management position at various U.S. government and commercial technology companies including PRC, Inc. and TRW, Inc., both now subsidiaries of Northrop Grumman.
In addition to various corporate and non-profit board positions, Mr. Carbonell is Chair of the Board of Trustees of George Washington University. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University graduating with distinction.
Mr. Police serves as the President of Ron Police, LLC. Prior to starting his own consulting company, Mr. Police served as Vice President for Apple Inc. for seven years where he implemented strategies that resulted in a 50% increase in revenue and profitability, invigorated interest in the Mac, and launched mobility solutions that helped transform the utilization of technology by all levels of State, Local, and Federal Government. Preceding Apple, Mr. Police spent 17 years at Oracle Corporation. During his tenure, Mr. Police was involved in designing solutions through a period of rapid technological advancement for some of the largest scale customer data problems ranging from mainframe to client-server to the World Wide Web.
Mr. Police received his Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management from Penn State. He has completed an executive studies program at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and leadership development programs at The Center for Creative Leadership in Colorado.
About immixGroup, Inc.
immixGroup helps technology companies do business with the government. immixGroup's unique platform of services enables software and hardware manufacturers and their channel partners to grow their public sector business and accelerate the sales cycle. Since 1997, immixGroup has delivered the specialized resources and expertise these companies need to increase their revenue, support their demand creators, and operate efficiently. And government agencies trust immixGroup to provide leading commercial technology products through their preferred contracts and business partners. To learn more, contact immixGroup, Inc. at 703.752.0610, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the Web at www.immixgroup.com.