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BGE Moves to the Cloud to Drive Growth with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360.

HSO ProServ today announced that BGE, Inc. has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the organization’s aec360 industry solution as their new business development and marketing (CRM), project management and accounting (ERP) and human resource management (HCM) platform.

Atlanta, USA — June 10, 2019: HSO ProServ today announced that BGE, Inc. has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the organization’s aec360 industry solution as their new business development and marketing (CRM), project management and accounting (ERP) and human resource management (HCM) platform. HSO ProServ and BGE are working together to replace several existing business systems with a new cloud-based application suite based on next-generation Microsoft Dynamics 365 technology.

Founded in Houston and with offices across the southeastern United States, BGE provides consulting services in civil engineering, public works, transportation, private development, environmental sciences, industrial development, land planning, construction services, and surveying. BGE has more than 650 professionals across multiple disciplines and offers clients startto-finish solutions from concept to completion.

“BGE has experienced significant growth over the past several years,” said Michael Franklin, CIO at BGE. “Our current systems are no longer able to support our growth efficiently. This led to our evaluation of new cloud-based platforms that will take us into the future. We selected Dynamics 365 and aec360 not only based on its next-generation cloud technology but the fact that it has been purpose-built to meet the unique needs of A/E/C firms like BGE. We will be able to manage our entire value chain of workflow, delivering and accounting for work, and managing our talent, in a single integrated solution.”

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s next-generation business application suite, built to leverage the power of the Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365 suite, and Microsoft advanced intelligence tools. aec360 industry solution pre-configures and extends Dynamics 365 to meet the unique needs of the A/E/C industry, and will allow BGE to manage their finances, projects, clients, and resources within an integrated platform.

“We’re very excited that BGE has entrusted HSO ProServ and Microsoft Dynamics 365 as cornerstones of the firm’s digital transformation”, explained Andy Yeomans, Executive Vice President for HSO ProServ’s US operations. “Our AEC360 industry solution on Dynamics 365 will help BGE better integrate their key functional areas while driving productivity, collaboration, and real-time insights across their firm. We look forward to helping BGE implement a modern platform that they can leverage to grow their business for many years to come.”

About HSO ProServ

HSO ProServ is the leading global provider of Microsoft’s Dynamics™ 365 ERP, CRM, and HCM software solutions and services to A/E/C firms and other project-driven businesses. Established in 1990, HSO ProServ has grown to become one of the largest Microsoft Dynamics 365 consultancies in the world, with over 700 employees in 20 countries around the globe. The organization has won 10 Microsoft global and industry Partner of the Year Awards and is a proud member of Microsoft’s Inner Circle representing the top 1% of Microsoft partners worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.hsoproserv.com.

About BGE

Ranked No. 124 in Engineering News-Record’s 2019 Top 500 Design Firms, BGE, Inc. is a privately-owned consulting firm providing solutions in the built environment for public and private clients. Founded in 1975 in Houston, the firm employs 650 people with offices in Texas, Arkansas, Florida, and North Carolina. For more information, please visit www.bgeinc.com.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Sean Skiver brings nearly 25 years of broad Microsoft Dynamics experience to provide strategic leadership around product development and client delivery services across the organization’s solutions and industry segments.

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John Aschenbrener is Director of Delivery Services for HSO | ProServ. John brings over 20 years of Microsoft Dynamics project and program management, consulting, and architect experience to his current role where he is responsible for driving PMO standards, methodology, and overall project delivery.

Gary Mills serves as Senior Vice President of Finance, Planning & Analysis for HSO | ProServ. Gary’s diverse industry background brings a unique perspective to the company, with more than 30 years in corporate finance, banking and commercial real estate.

A highly respected Microsoft Dynamics veteran, Jen Wisemore serves as CAO for HSO | ProServ. Jen was instrumental in the launch of sa.global’s US subsidiary in 2007 and has served in a wide variety of roles within Microsoft Dynamics consultancies across sales, pre-sales, program management, and leadership capacities.

Paramesh Rajan is Director of ERP and HR Products at HSO | ProServ. Paramesh has served in many Microsoft Dynamics project and program management roles over the past 20 years, and currently drives the development of the organization’s vertical ERP and HR solutions and outsourced development services.

Joe Stuckey is EVP and Director of CRM Product Development for HSO | ProServ, leading the company’s CRM product development efforts across the legal, AEC, consulting, and accounting markets. Joe leverages the power of Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform technologies to design and develop purpose-built industry solutions.

Jan Dahl Sorensen’s deep experience with Microsoft Dynamics gives him a unique foundation to guide the HSO | ProServ client success team. As part of the original development team under Damgaard Data, Jan has been working with the Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions since 1995.

Andy Yeomans brings nearly 20 years of Microsoft Dynamics sales and marketing experience to lead the HSO | ProServ sales organization. Under Andy’s leadership, the organization has shown strong growth and has consistently been recognized by Microsoft as a top performing partner, winning multiple Microsoft Inner Circle and Partner of the Year awards.

Whit McIsaac is CEO of HSO | ProServ and brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem to drive the group’s overall business strategy. Whit was Co-founder and CEO of aec360 and legal360 prior to merging these practices into sa.global, where he served as CEO of the Americas prior to launching HSO | ProServ.

In his role as CFO of HSO | ProServ, Brian Lounds leverages deep experience implementing Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions to drive excellence into the organization’s financial and practice management practices. Having worked with Dynamics solutions since 1998, he has a strong understanding of technology solutions and their application
to business initiatives.