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SHARE Inc. Elects a New Board of Directors

SHARE Inc., the world’s first and largest independent association of companies employing mainframe systems and related technologies, announced the election of officers and directors to form the 2014-2016 Board of Directors. The SHARE Board is charged with guiding the mission and vision of the organization in an industry that is grappling with everything from security threats to business and personal data, the influx of the Cloud and Big Data into the enterprise computing environment and the challenges that come with four generations of IT professionals working side-by-side.

“In 2015, SHARE will celebrate 60 years as the premier venue for enterprise IT professionals to come together to learn about and collaborate on prevailing topics and challenges in enterprise computing,” said newly elected President James Vincent of Nationwide Insurance. “SHARE will continue to be a vibrant community where IT professionals can find leading-edge IT education, real-world problem-solving opportunities among peers from around the world, as well as, the ability to influence the industry’s direction. I’m honored to serve as President as we shape the next 60 years of SHARE.”

All SHARE Board members have a long history of service to the organization. Board elections were recently held at SHARE’s summer event, SHARE in Pittsburgh, August 3-8, 2014.

The 2014-2016 SHARE Board includes the following recently elected individuals:

President: James Vincent, Nationwide Insurance
Vice President: Harry Williams, Marist College
Secretary: Aron Eisenpress, City University of New York
Treasurer: Justin Bastin, EMC Corporation
Director at Large: Gail Bymun, fiserv
Director at Large: Martha McConaghy, Marist College

The following are continuing their term on the SHARE Board:

Director: Jerry Seefeldt, NewEra
Director: Buzz Woeckener, Nationwide Insurance

SHARE’s next event will take place in Seattle, March 1-6, 2015. For more information, visit www.SHARE.org.

About SHARE Inc.

SHARE is an independent volunteer-run information technology association that provides education, professional networking and industry influence. Since 1955, SHARE has enabled IT professionals to achieve business results through a combination of credible, relevant programs and peer opportunities.

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