PRESS RELEASE

POWER Engineers selects Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 to drive cloud transformation initiative.

Leading global multi-discipline firm migrates to the Microsoft cloud and Dynamics 365 to drive strategic business system transformation.

Atlanta, GA – June 29, 2020: HSO ProServ today announced that leading multinational AEC firm POWER Engineers has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 as the firm’s next generation cloud-based business software platform. As part of this transformation initiative, POWER will deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 to enable an integrated platform that will help them optimize their marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and human resource management practices.

Founded in 1976, and with more than 2,700 employees working in 45 offices across the US and internationally, POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm offering complete multidiscipline engineering, architecture, and program management services. The firm specializes in delivering integrated solutions across the energy, food and beverage, facilities, communications, environmental, and federal markets. POWER consistently ranks among the Top 100 engineering design firms in the country.

“POWER has expanded very quickly from a company of a few hundred people to a company with more than 2,700 employees,” said Jim Haynes, Chief Administrative Office for POWER Engineers. “We need a system that can scale with us in the future. Microsoft Dynamics and aec360 will help all of our businesses spend less time crunching data and more time making informed decisions that help our clients achieve their project goals, thereby helping all of us at POWER achieve our goals.”

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s next-generation business application suite, built to leverage the power of the Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365 suite, Power Platform, and Microsoft’s advanced intelligence tools. HSO ProServ’s aec360 industry solution pre-configures and extends Microsoft Dynamics 365 to meet the unique needs of the AEC industry, and will allow POWER to efficiently manage their finances, projects, clients, and people within a single platform.

“POWER Engineers has been a respected leader in the global AEC industry for many years,” explained Andy Yeomans, Executive Vice President at HSO ProServ. “Their selection of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 is further validation of the leadership position that Microsoft and HSO ProServ are carving out in the AEC software market. We look forward to helping POWER drive this important transformation initiative and position their firm for continued growth and success well into the future.”

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 POWER Engineers

POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering and environmental firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions for energy, food and beverage, and federal markets. POWER Engineers offers complete multidiscipline engineering and program management services. Founded in 1976, it is an employee-owned company with 45 offices and more than 2,700 employees throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, please visit www.powereng.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.