Thomas Bland

Thomas Bland

President at Apollo Solutions

Location
Greater Pittsburgh Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Thomas Bland's Overview

Current
  • President at Apollo Solutions
Past
  • Vice President at Oakmont Borough Council
  • Sales Support Engineer at Olivetti North America
  • Sr. Project Engineer at Rockwell Automation
Education
Connections

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Thomas Bland's Summary

As owner of Apollo Solutions:

SERVICES PERFORMED
• Implement Exchange Server for corporate email and collaboration
• Implement SQL Server for database needs
• Configure routers and/or firewalls for Internet access
• Function as part-time IT staff (monthly support contracts offered)
• Install, configure, train on office productivity software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, project management)
• Implement remote access capabilities into your network for your clients or traveling staff
• Basic web site setup and development
PRODUCTS SOLD AND SUPPORTED
• Microsoft Dynamics SL “back office” software (ERP offering) (www.microsoft.com/dynamics/sl/default.mspx)
Financials, Purchasing, Order Processing, Inventory, Manufacturing Work Order, Job Costing
• Tour de Force CRM “front office” software
(www.mrhtech.com)
Customer Relationship Management
• Microsoft’s Small Business Server “all-in-one” network system for 75 users and under (www.microsoft.com/sbs)
• Trend Micro anti-virus solutions for networks and individual workstations (www.antivirus.com)
• Desktop, server, and laptop/notebook hardware offerings suitable for small and mid-size businesses
• Routers, switches, firewalls (D-Link, Linksys, Netopia, Cisco, others)
• Network-attachable storage devices
MARKET FOCUS
• Small to Mid-size businesses

o Manufacturing
o Distribution
o Service-oriented
o Technology-oriented

Thomas Bland's Experience

President

Apollo Solutions

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

Currently holds this position

Vice President

Oakmont Borough Council

20042007 (3 years)

Sales Support Engineer

Olivetti North America

19871999 (12 years)

Sr. Project Engineer

Rockwell Automation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ROK; Industrial Automation industry

19851987 (2 years)

Process Control Engineer

Armstrong World Industries

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; AWI; Building Materials industry

19811985 (4 years)

Manufacturing Engineer

FMC

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; FMC; Chemicals industry

19771981 (4 years)

Thomas Bland's Skills & Expertise

  1. PLC
  2. Automation
  3. Process Control
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Manufacturing
  6. Entrepreneurship
  7. Problem Solving
  8. ERP
  9. SQL Server
  10. New Business Development

Thomas Bland's Education

University of Pittsburgh

BS, Electrical Engineering

19731977

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