PRESS RELEASE

Microsoft and HSO Partner on a Digital Event Series Aimed at Helping Professional Services Firms Drive Better Results

Three-part webinar series addresses how to find and win more work, deliver more profitable projects, and streamline time and billing processes

NEW YORK (PRWEB) MARCH 11, 2022

HSO, a leading business transformation partner with deep industry expertise and global reach, announced it has partnered with Microsoft to co-present a webinar series aimed at helping professional services firms drive performance improvements by leveraging the power of Microsoft technology throughout the project lifecycle. The series will be presented by Patrick Connally, Microsoft’s U.S. Professional Services National Industry Director, and Andy Yeomans, HSO’s Executive Vice President of Sales for HSO’s Professional Services industry practice.

“Professional services firms, including consulting, accounting, and software and technology firms, deliver different types of services, but they all share a common need—to perform at the highest level,” said Yeomans, a 20-year veteran of in the professional services technology space. “This event series will demonstrate how Microsoft solutions can be used to drive better performance across the project lifecycle.”

HSO is a Microsoft Gold Partner, professional services industry leader, and has recently been recognized in The Forrester Wave™: Microsoft Business Applications Services, Q4 2021 report among the 15 top Microsoft Business Applications service providers worldwide.  

Together Microsoft and HSO ProServ will demonstrate to attendees how achieving better results throughout the project lifecycle can help drive improved profits.

  • Part 1 – Find and Win More Work (March 17, 2022, 2-2:30 PM ET) will address how professional services firms can leverage their relationships to uncover new opportunities and use experience and qualifications to create winning proposals.
  • Part 2 – Deliver Profitable Projects (May 19, 2022, 2-2:30 PM ET) will demonstrate specific tools and practices that will help firms improve project delivery and profits.
  • Part 3 – Streamline Time and Billing (August 4, 2022, 2-2:30 PM ET) will focus on the need to streamline time and billing processes to accelerate cash flow.

Professional services firms are encouraged to save their seat for part one in the series by visiting https://bit.ly/proservpart1.

About HSO:

HSO is a Business Transformation Partner with deep industry expertise and global reach that leverages the full power of Microsoft technology to transform the way people work and how organizations operate, driving improvements in their business performance.  

HSO takes an industry first approach to helping companies modernize business operations, adopt intelligent automation, deliver real-time performance insights, and connect the enterprise – accelerating the impact of digital transformation.  

HSO’s Professional Services industry team specializes in delivering solutions to professional services and other project-driven organizations to help them find and win more work, more effectively deliver, and account for their work, and optimize their HR and talent management practices. Learn more about HSO’s offerings for the professional services industry at http://www.hsoproserv.com.

Founded in 1987, HSO has more than 1,200 professionals throughout Europe, North America, and Asia. It is one of the world’s top business solution and implementation partners and a member of Microsoft’s elite Inner Circle representing the top 1 percent of partners worldwide. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.hso.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paramesh Rajan is VP, Technology 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.

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.

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.

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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.

Amy Spencer leads the team that is responsible for go-to-market strategies, messaging, and demand generation in the US.

Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from The College of New Jersey and has 25+ years of experience in marketing management for technology and professional services companies.

As Vice President of Human Resources for HSO, Kristen Ramerini is responsible for initiatives including recruitment, onboarding, professional development/career progression, performance management, culture, and employee retention. Prior to her position with HSO, she worked in human resources and recruiting for Seviroli Foods on Long Island and CCN, Inc. in New York City. She holds an MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University and is PHR certified.

Darren Gooding is VP of Delivery for HSO | ProServ, leading the company’s CRM delivery across the legal, AEC, consulting, and accounting markets. Darren applies his 25 years of experience and HSO’s industry focused intellectual property to successfully deliver large-scale, global engagements that ensure customer success.