Lee Technologies Welcomes Steve Largent to Board of Directors
National Leader in data center consulting, construction and facility operation services adds former congressman, NFL Hall of Famer to its board
Fairfax, Va. - Nov. 4, 2010 -- Lee Technologies, the leading provider of complete data center solutions and resources to some of the most information-reliant corporations and government organizations in the world, today announced the addition of Steve Largent to its board of directors.
Largent's career is marked by numerous leadership roles and achievements. He served as a congressman for Oklahoma for more than seven years, advocating for clean air and energy initiatives as vice chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee. Largent was also a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks for 14 years, where he set six career records, and was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. Currently, he is serving as president and CEO of CTIA, the International Association for the Wireless Telecommunications Industry.
"Throughout his incredible career, Steve has demonstrated unparalleled leadership and commitment to excellence," said John Lee, Lee Technologies chairman and CEO. "We are honored to have him as a member of our board of directors and look forward to gaining the valuable asset of Steve's knowledge and insight on key decisions as we continue to expand our data center solutions offerings and grow our business further into commercial and government markets."
Largent has been recognized as one of 10 Outstanding Young Americans by the Jaycees, was awarded the Golden Plate Award by the American Academy of Achievement and was named the first winner of the Bart Starr Award by the NFL for serving as an exemplary role model both on and off the field.
"I am honored to be given the opportunity to contribute to such a rapidly growing, exciting and innovative company," said Largent. "Lee Technologies' innovations in data center solutions have consistently pushed the industry forward, and I look forward to working with them."
Lee Technologies recently introduced its Lee Genesys™ consultative process and new modular data center solutions, part of its suite of Flexible Solutions design options. Both initiatives are aimed at improving data center efficiencies and lowering capital and operating costs.
About Lee Technologies
Lee Technologies is a U.S. based technology solution provider specializing in large-scale data center solutions and professional services to the North American market. Founded in 1983, Lee Technologies designs, builds, operates, monitors and maintains business-critical facilities for some of the most information-reliant private and public sector organizations in the world, including Coca-Cola, Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Department of Defense, Time Warner, Verizon, Harris Corporation, and many others. Ensuring that customer data is always available, reliable and secure, the Lee Technologies team manages more than 700 locations within the U.S. and has eight locations, including its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and regional representation in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
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