Specialty TECH Solutions Announces Availability
Updated: Jan 23, 2019
March 6, 2017 (Press Release) -- With more than 30 years of experience, Ron Ehlers, an enterprising and award-winning Top Information Technology Executive with a broad range of experience in leading highly productive IT and business teams, is now available for engagements.
Bringing extensive business and technology knowledge and experience to the table, Ron built teams that took two retail organizations from systems infancy to fully integrated technology infrastructures while those companies were achieving significant profitable business growth. He worked collaboratively with his business and vendor partners to identify and prioritize needs, and built and developed cross-functional teams to implement and support those solutions that made a difference in how the organizations operated and made decisions.
Ron designed and executed cost-effective programs to boost the performance of organizations, and accommodated dramatic business expansion, adapting existing resources and incorporating cutting-edge advancements to facilitate sustainable growth. A visionary leader who consistently drove outstanding results, he set the stage for heightened business revenue generation as well as profitability.
Ron developed multi-year Strategic Plans and prioritized key objectives, collaborating with cross-functional teams to anticipate obstacles and resolve challenges. He built strong partnerships across the industry, orchestrating mutually beneficial solutions and negotiated favorable arrangements for the companies. He recognized and leveraged opportunities, continually adding value to core operations. He is an exceptional communicator who delivered compelling presentations and achieved alignment among colleagues. Ron fulfilled commitments and exhibited a solid sense of integrity, fostering loyalty as well as respect from associates. He was instrumental in the long-range success of multiple enterprises.
As the senior technology executive at Pacific Sunwear for over 13 years during their fastest and most profitable growth period, Ron developed, managed and executed the IT Strategy supporting the company's growth and business plans, including the launch of three new store concepts and multiple integrated eCommerce web sites, as the business grew profitably from one concept with 85 stores generating less than $100 Million in annual revenue to an organization comprised of four retail concepts with nearly 1200 stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico and eCommerce web sites generating a total of more than $1.4 Billion in annual revenue.
Ron has a broad array of expertise, including: Strategic Planning – Business Process Improvement – Solution Selection/Implementation – Systems Development/Integration – Migrations/Upgrades – Data Center Operations – Database/Network Administration – IT Security – Help Desk/Call Center – Voice Systems/VoIP – High-Availability/Disaster Recovery – Sarbanes-Oxley – PCI Data Security – C-TPAT – eCommerce – Enterprise Data Warehouse – Business Intelligence, Role-based Analytics – Mobile Apps – Financial, Merchandising, Planning, Supply Chain, Distribution Center, Fulfillment Center and In-Store Software Applications.
Ron is available for business engagements including Temporary CIO, Strategic Planning, Digital Transformation, Business Process Improvement, Project Management, Vendor Management, Needs Assessments, Requirements Definition, RFI/RFQ, Solution Evaluation/Selection, Data Integration, Implementations and Upgrades/Migrations.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact:
Ron Ehlers Specialty TECH Solutions www.LinkedIn.com/in/RonEhlers
Ron.Ehlers@SpecialtyTECHSolutions.com (949) 584-0647 (Mobile)