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Brad Harslem
TechExecs Dallas Chapter CIO Chair
& Former CIO, Coach America

Brad has been the CIO for three DFW based companies: Coach America, Concentra and Greyhound Lines. He most recently held the CIO position at Coach America which is a leading provider of ground transportation services. Coach was a private equity startup company when Brad joined in 2003 and grew to $400 million in revenue before it was sold last year. Brad had the unique opportunity to create an entire IT infrastructure from data center to network to application portfolio all of which had to be highly scalable to support the acquisition driven growth model. He spent the first 17 years of his career at American Airlines in Marketing and in the Sabre division where he was VP of Operations and Applications Development. Brad holds a BS from Cornell’s Engineering College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern Business School. He was the Keynote Speaker at the 1996 Information Week 500 Conference and served on the Information Week Magazine, Editorial Advisory Board from 1996-1998.

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Rick Kinnard
TechExecs Dallas Chapter Vice Chair

Genesis Technology
Rick started early creating his own version of dithering in 1980 to create thousands of colors on an Apple II which was “limited” to only 8 colors 5 years before it came to regular use in software. He also used spare time to write a program to do his trigonometry homework raising the ire of his math teacher and getting extra credit in both classes.  He was president of three of his 5 Junior Achievement companies and ran 5 Boy Scouts Explorer posts before being elected to serve as the Bay Lakes Council Chairman overseeing the scouting programs in over 200 communities at the age of 19 years old. His early career allowed him the pleasure of working with American Airlines, ATT, Sprint, US Postal Service, several Republican Party campaigns, various religious organizations and Non-Profits such as Special Olympics. He rewrote the scripts to increase sales for the “Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance” phone calls you received from your credit card providers in the 1990s. At one point he was running calling programs for 9 different companies including several insurance companies, US Postal Service and the Nielson Rating surveys.  He took the risk of buying his employer and re-launching as Trans-Tech Services Inc. To dedicate more time to the business he quit college, lucky enough to have several programming languages and a full complement of systems analysis and design knowledge. He transformed the internal processes – from sales to shipping, mirrored a Xenix system to Windows and created a CRM program from scratch. He developed “Collision Vision”; a computerized automotive repair estimating system. He developed marketing, sourcing, production, and even wrote the lease contracts for the lease program. Within 3 years had built up 17,000 business customers nationwide selling software and systems, auto polish, plastics, and other specialty items. In 1995 he turned 31 and finished 8 years with the United States Navy Reserves. In 1998 he started a web design consultancy to assist the development of a hopeful startup in the web auction race.  Since 2000 he has provided his telecommunications expertise through Time Warner, Cypress, Birch Telecom, Centric Voice, and XO Communications. He has helped hundreds of businesses position their telecommunications resources for efficient and profitable results. He is proud to have helped Dallas Food Bank and Make-a-Wish Foundation as part of his many successful strategies to increase productivity and profitability.  Rick is currently the Chapter Vice Chair of the Dallas Fort Worth branch of TechExecs CIO Network and Forums. He is an avid attendee of several local chambers of commerce and a member of the International Association of Certified Microsoft Partners. He enjoys networking and has built a personal network of several hundred business contacts.  Rick has three boys, two are Life scouts and one is a Bear Cub scout. They enjoy weekend adventures throughout Texas.


  Pam Terry
Sponsorship Chair
TechExecs Network :: Senior IT Executives Network

Pam Terry has considerable experience in the technology industry beginning her foray into technology in 1994. She has a proven track record in sales and marketing in data, voice, collocation, IT consulting, application development, ecommerce, and technology training. She was most recently an Account Executive with Time Warner Telecom, a Major Accounts Consultant in the Business Division of Time Warner Cable and VP of Marketing for ERGOS Technology. During her tenure in the industry, Pam had the pleasure of co-founding Techxans with Tony and even created the “Techxans” name. Prior to Pam’s technology industry experience, Pam was Executive Director of the Galleria Chamber of Commerce and previously provided marketing consulting in the accounting firm industry. Throughout her career, Pam has been involved in community and trade organizations, having obtained Accreditation in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America, and serving on the boards of several charitable and membership groups such as the American Organ Transplant Association and the Association of IT Professionals. Pam is currently serving as Regional Director of Powerful Women International, a women’s empowerment membership group. Pam brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in association management and technology to her role as Executive Director of Techxans and Tech Execs. Originally from Brownsville, Texas, Pam has been in Houston since 1971.
  Anthony Huang
Founder & CEO
TechExecs :: Senior IT Executives Network
As a well known industry icon, Anthony Huang has been a successful entrepreneur with a solid track record of having started and sold four profitable business ventures. Along with two other individuals, Pamela Terry and Laura Ramey, Anthony Huang launched the Techxans organization back in 2000. has sustained the ups and downs of the Information Technology industry for the past 7 years and continues to strive and grow in size and capabilities. In 2001, Techxans reached national and international attention for helping to launch which was the largest Ex-Enron contact site and was mentioned on the front page of The Wall Street Journal and CIO Magazine. In January 2007, Techxans formed Techxans InterActive Broadcast providing Internet TV broadcasting, strategic online advisory services for Techxans Corporate Members & Sponsoring companies. Prior to Techxans, Anthony Huang was the CEO of Rexton InterActive Consulting that led the market in providing strategic web consulting for over 100 major clients across 23 different industries. Anthony also served as the CIO for 2 healthcare ventures. Anthony began his career with Apple Computers and Ernst & Young and was a recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1998 with The Greater Houston Partnership. He has been a speaker at numerous conferences including InformationWeek, Gartner Group Midsize Enterprise Summit, and Red Herring Venture Forums. Anthony graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Management Information Systems and lives in Sugar Land with his wife and two children.



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