Gwinnett Business Radio

Chris Abbey with Van Winkle Construction, Chris Wilson with FisherBroyles, Lynn Duffy with Citagus Software and Dave Hudson with Inside Edge Hockey

December 20, 2012 4:39 pm

Chris Abbey/Van Winkle Construction

Van Winkle Construction is a third generation, Georgia-based general contracting firm that has been providing general contracting, construction management and design/build services to the Corporate, Medical, Religious, Education, Civic and Industrial market segments since 1931.

Chris Wilson/FisherBroyles, LLP

FisherBroyles, LLP is a full-service law firm for the twenty-first century. Their Law Firm 2.0®business model prioritizes the highest quality of legal services by partners who have the most relevant expertise, while our structure maximizes efficiency, responsiveness, and value. Their law firm model simply aligns the interests of clients and attorneys by identifying and eliminating the inefficiencies of the traditional law firm model. In many ways, FisherBroyles is like other large traditional law firms, except they eliminated unnecessary overhead and inexperienced attorneys and they utilize cloud computing technology to make it more efficient. Their efficiencies allow them to charge dramatically lower fees without sacrificing quality of service. They believe their business model represents the beginning of a paradigm shift in the way law will be practiced in the future. It appears that the marketplace agrees with them. FisherBroyles has become widely accepted as a viable, alternative law firm and they have enjoyed explosive growth. FisherBroyles currently has 75+ partners in 6 offices – Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, New York City, and Palo Alto.

Lynn Duffy/Citagus Software

Citagus is an onsite/offshore IT Services Organization offering services and solutions primarily around Oracle and Microsoft Applications, Business Intelligence and Database Management. More specifically, from an ERP perspective, as ex PeopleSoft executives, they excel in anything PeopleSoft which is now an Oracle Application Suite; Oracle eBusiness Applications, Microsoft CRM, Sharepoint and .Net applications.  Implementing, upgrading, customizing, reporting are some of the services they provide for these clients.

In terms of Business Intelligence, they offer services around all the major platforms that provide analytics and data management to their clients – OBIEE, Business Objects, QlikView, Hyperion, IBM Cognos and TM1.  They are able to help clients analyze their own data as well as that of their competition to form strategies for the future that will help them grow and ensure success.

Their Database Management Teams specialize in Oracle and SQL Server environments for both development and production support.  Additionally, they can actually execute data moves from one environment to another as well as establish new DB and instances for specific needs.

In addition to this suite of services, they do anything their clients require as long as they know they can find the talent both onsite in the US and in their offshore lab in India to support it.  Examples where they’ve built practices for our clients are in Sharepoint, .net and java technologies to meet their needs.

As an Oracle Gold Partner, most of their consultants are highly certified in their specific areas of Oracle.  The same is true with Microsoft. They take pride in being able to offer high quality, cost effective solutions (due to the hybrid nature of their services providing some onsite and many offshore). They are in business to serve their clients so well that they become “clients for life” returning to them for all their IT needs. They also like to tell people that they are “small enough to care and large enough to deliver” the quality they expect and deserve.

Dave Hudson/Inside Edge Hockey

Inside Edge Hockey is a full service retail store and pro shop located at 2148 Duluth Hwy, Suite 115 in Duluth. They welcome all skaters from beginner to pro, toddler to grizzled vet.

Owner Dave Hudson, husband and proud father of two, is a seasoned survey/engineering veteran turned businessman. Described by some as eclectic or left-of-center, he yearns to translate his creative energy and vision into successful business by breaking whatever molds necessary and delivering sustained energy to future projects.

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