Ernie is a Principal with Healthcare IT Leaders/RUN Consultants, Atlanta based Consultancies focused on IT Advisory Services, Project Management and Implementation Services. He has extensive experience leading the growth of both public and private companies and has fifteen years of consulting experience helping companies through major growth, technology and transformational initiatives. His experience includes leadership positions, board positions and consulting assignments with both domestic and global companies.
Previously Ernie held key leadership positions with several firms: President/CEO of EnablePath, a Salesforce.com Systems Integrator and Platinum Partner; Co-Founder/President/CEO of Astadia, Inc., a cloud computing/SaaS consulting and systems integration company; President and COO of Norrell Services, Inc., a $1.6B outsourcing, information technology services, call center operations and staffing services company; President of Ryder International, a $5.2B international provider of logistics and transportation services with operations in Mexico, South America and Europe; and, earlier in his career, as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Xerox Corporation in the U.S. and Europe.
Ernie has served on public company boards as a Director for AirNet Systems, Inc., Enterasys Inc., Danka Business Systems, PLC, Norrell Services, Inc. and on numerous private boards.
Ernie holds a BS degree in Marketing from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an MBA in Finance from Emory University. He and his wife Judy live in Atlanta, GA.