ATLANTA, GA — July 9, 2018 — Abel Solutions, the southeast’s only firm delivering value-focused workflow and process efficiency solution accelerators for the Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint platform, has hired accomplished IT professional Andy Newton to the position of Business Development Manager. In this role, Newton will be responsible for identifying, developing and managing growth opportunities for Abel Solutions as well as building and maintaining mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with clients and prospects.
“This is an exciting time for Abel Solutions, and we are very pleased to welcome Andy to our team,” said Abel Solutions President David Hammond. “Andy’s corporate experience, paired with his deep understanding of SharePoint and its value to organizations, will be a significant contributor to our business development efforts.”
With more than 12 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Newton comes to Abel Solutions with both software services and corporate industry expertise. Most recently, Andy served as vice president of Information Technology for Greenville, S.C.-based Palmetto Bank, where he was instrumental in helping the bank and its branches streamline their business processes through SharePoint workflow automation.
After Palmetto Bank was acquired by United Community Bank (UCB), Newton worked with UCB as a consultant, helping them unify communications and processes between Branch Operations, Compliance, Deposit Operations and Loan Operations departments through the use of SharePoint-based solutions, namely Nintex Forms and Workflows. Newton also spent seven years as a product manager in the software industry, building out financial services solutions for institutions such as Bank of America, Fidelity Investments and Legg Mason.
“SharePoint is an amazing platform, and I am excited to work with a company that has made such a commitment to helping organizations optimize their business operations using its automation and workflow capabilities,” said Newton. “We’re going to achieve great outcomes for our clients.”
About Abel Solutions
For more than two decades, clients have trusted Abel Solutions to help them reduce the cost, risk and implementation time associated with solving their most critical business IT and collaboration challenges. Abel Solutions helps firms achieve powerful business improvement, from document management and workflow-enabled SharePoint solutions to the enablement of unique applications, technology planning and support, and a wide array of associated IT services. Abel Solutions’ growing list of industry-specific solutions offer pre-designed collaboration frameworks that shrink implementation time and cost. As a long-standing Microsoft Gold Partner focused on improving business productivity, Abel Solutions also offers services that help firms achieve better IT cost control. For more information about Abel Solutions, visit www.abelsolutions.com.