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Top Program Management Executive Joins CDW Government
Vernon Hills, Ill. - June 3, 2002 - CDW Government, Inc. (CDW-G), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDW Computer Centers, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDWC), today announced Kevin Adams has joined the company as vice president of program management. In this position, Adams will be responsible for managing government and educational customer programs and will oversee existing contract relations. Adams will be based just outside of Washington, D.C., in Lansdowne, Virginia, and will report to CDW-G President Jim Shanks.
"Kevin truly understands our customer-first business model," said Shanks. "He will be instrumental as we seek to expand our leadership position in this critical sector."
Prior to joining CDW-G, Adams served as vice president of program management for GTSI, a technology supplier to the government. In this position, he was responsible for bidding, securing and overseeing contract agreements. Previously, he held management positions with Sysorex Information Systems and Continental Dynamics.
Before Adams began selling to the government, he spent 20 years as a government purchaser within the United States Marine Corps, retiring with the rank of Major.
Adams earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University.
A wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Computer Centers, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDWC), CDW-G addresses the unique needs of customers in the government and education markets and signals CDW's long-term commitment to providing specialized service to these markets. Building on CDW's model as the country's direct solutions provider of complete, customized computing solutions, CDW-G combines advanced technology and personalized service to provide government and education customers with computing solutions for their specific needs. The company offers one-on-one relationships with highly-trained account managers; telephone and online purchasing; custom configured solutions and same day shipping options; flexible financing solutions; and lifetime 24x7 phone and online technical support, with more than 75 factory-trained and A+ certified technicians on staff. Voted the No. 1 Reseller of the Year in 2000 by Federal Computer Week, CDW-G offers the full range of government procurement vehicles, including GSA Schedule, open-market purchases, blanket purchase agreements and other formal bid contracts. For more information about CDW-G's product offerings, procurement options, service and solutions, call 1-800-863-4239 or visit the CDW-G Web site at www.cdwg.com.