SOURCE: Ramp Group

Ramp Group

February 23, 2009 18:32 ET

Ramp Group Expands Executive Pool; Names John Frankovich as Chief Operating Officer

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - Ramp Group, a leading provider of business-driven technology solutions and recipient of the 2008 Washington Technology Industry Association Service Provider of the Year award, today announced the appointment of veteran technology executive John Frankovich as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner.

Frankovich has built a reputation for building and managing numerous national and international consulting subsidiaries and divisions into highly successful consulting practices. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at the Big 6 consulting firm Cap Gemini Sogeti, achieving double digit year after year growth and industry-leading client satisfaction ratings. Prior to this, Frankovich was responsible for worldwide project management and solution architecture and oversaw the service delivery framework at Whitman-Hart.

Frankovich joins Bob Duffy and Ken Deering as Managing Partners at Ramp. "The essence of Ramp's success is simple: We have an unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding results for our clients that are supported by strong knowledge assets, proven frameworks and experienced teams," said Duffy. "We are delighted to have John join the team. His deep business experience and proven effectiveness in driving client-centered operations re-enforces our ability to provide game-changing results to our clients."

Frankovich added, "Ramp's ability to seamlessly integrate their award-winning creative practice, seasoned development teams and cost-effective engineering solutions has garnered it a strong reputation and -- particularly in these challenging times -- sets it apart in the market. Business leaders are seeking truly robust, integrated and value-based partners. I'm very excited to join this highly regarded team and leverage my experience to help us seize current opportunities and continue to build Ramp's loyal client base."

As COO, Frankovich will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Ramp's business operations both domestically and internationally. He will direct and oversee the firm's design and technology strategists in the U.S. and its award winning development center in Hyderabad, India. "The combination of industry leading capabilities and solutions in UX design, architecture and program management locally, coupled with cost-effective development and testing services offshore, offers our clients world-class technology solutions."

In addition, Frankovich will lead service delivery, resource management and development of practices while working with the executive team in defining ongoing strategy and evolving Ramp's solutions portfolio and client loyalty programs.

Established in 2000, Ramp combines business savvy, technical solutions and user centric design into a holistic product development approach. The company's headquarters and main office is in Bellevue, Washington, and it operates an engineering center in Hyderabad, India. A Preferred Microsoft Vendor, Ramp was named Service Provider of the Year by the Washington Technology Industry Association, has repeatedly made Inc. Magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies lists and has been recognized as one the Best Places to Work by Washington CEO Magazine. Ramp is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and a Microsoft Silverlight Partner. For more information, visit www.rampgroup.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Bob Duffy
    Managing Partner
    Ramp
    425-467-1843
    Email Contact

    Deb Sorenson
    Principal
    Sorenson & Company
    206-523-9306
    Email Contact