The ASCII Group — a dynamic community of MSPs, VARs and Solution Providers — recently named Lamont Hatcher, CIO of AIS in Indianapolis, a new member of their North American Vendor Advisory Committee.

Founded in 1984, ASCII is the oldest and largest group of independent IT providers and VARs in the world. The organization’s members benefit from over 70 programs that offer increased marketplace leverage, professional development, educational information, peer support, countless networking opportunities and more. For further information regarding the ASCII Group, be sure to visit their website.

The North American Vendor Advisory Committee boasts representatives from twenty different member businesses across the country and the industry. These representatives will work in conversation with ASCII headquarters to suggest new value-add alliances with vendors. This project will contribute to the already abundant and advantageous programs the Group currently offers to its members.

The representatives of the Vendor Advisory Committee were chosen by the ASCII Group for their technical proficiency and program evaluation skills. Lamont Hatcher is incredibly honored to be included with such impressive peers and is looking forward to the work they will be doing together.

Steve Summerville, Vice President of Business Development at AIS encapsulated the company’s sentiments with the following statement: “AIS is proud of our accomplishments as a vendor provider in the managed services sector of the IT Industry.  We salute the ASCII Group and are honored to be associated with the organization through Lamont’s seat on the Advisory Committee.  We are significantly excited about and proud of Lamont’s leadership of our organization and his advisory guidance with the ASCII Group. “ – Steve Summerville, Vice President Of Business Development