PRESS RELEASE

Coffman Engineers selects Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 to enable cloud transformation.

Leading multi-discipline firm migrates to next-generation Microsoft cloud platform to drive advanced productivity, efficiencies, and insights.

Atlanta, GA – June 18, 2020: HSO ProServ today announced that award-winning engineering firm Coffman Engineers has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 as the firm’s next-generation ERP business software platform. As part of this strategy, Coffman will be expanding their current Microsoft cloud technology footprint to enable an integrated business management, productivity, and business intelligence platform that will help them optimize their marketing, business development, project management, and accounting practices.

Coffman was founded in 1979, and today has nearly 600 employees working from 17 offices across the US. Coffman serves as both prime and sub-consultants on projects that span commercial, retail, healthcare, education, civic and government, military, oil and gas, energy and utility, and industrial markets. The firm’s integrated multi-discipline approach and strong culture have earned Coffman the reputation of a progressive and innovative leader in the engineering and construction community.

“Coffman has seen exciting growth in recent years, which has provided us the opportunity to strategically plan for our future,” explained Dave Ruff, CEO and President of Coffman Engineers. “After extensively vetting A&E ERP software vendors and looking out over the next 10 to 15 years, it was clear that Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 were uniquely positioned to help us achieve new levels of integration and insights across our business. We are confident that this new cloud platform will help us continue to innovate and grow our business well into the future.”

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’s advanced intelligence tools. HSO ProServ’s aec360 industry solution preconfigures and extends Microsoft Dynamics 365 to meet the unique needs of the AEC industry, and will allow Coffman to efficiently manage their finances, projects, and clients within a single platform.

“Coffman Engineers is a highly respected firm that is clearly looking at the big picture,” explained Andy Yeomans, Executive Vice President at HSO ProServ. “Their selection of aec360 and the Microsoft cloud is indicative of their innovative and forwardthinking culture. Our next generation cloud technology and broad integrated feature set are proving to be clear difference makers in the A&E software industry. We are very excited to help Coffman complete this important initiative and help position their firm for future growth and success.”

About aec360

A key offering from HSO ProServ, Microsoft’s leading provider of Microsoft’s Dynamics™ 365 solutions and services to AEC firms, aec360 is a next-generation cloud-based business platform designed to meet the unique needs of the AEC industry. aec360 provides an integrated industry solution for marketing and business development, project management, accounting, and human resource management, and was built to leverage the best of the Microsoft cloud, helping AEC firms to drive productivity, collaboration, and insights across their organization. For more information, please visit our website at www.hsoproserv.com.

About Coffman

For over 40 years, Coffman Engineers has provided clients with multi-discipline engineering solutions. Coffman’s services include civil, structural, mechanical, process, electrical, fire protection, commissioning, instrumentation and controls, corrosion control, alternative and renewable energy, and land surveying. Coffman’s 600 employees serve clients in the US and internationally from 17 offices located from coast to coast. For firm information, visit https://www.coffman.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.