"Mike Faith Joins Wayside Technology Group Board of Directors
SHREWSBURY, NJ - April 6, 2011 - Wayside Technology Group (NASDAQ: WSTG) today announced that Mike Faith, chief executive officer and president of Headsets.com, Inc., has been elected to Wayside's board of directors.
"Mike Faith is a business builder and a leader in service excellence and marketing innovation," said Simon F. Nynens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We think Mike's insights and experience will be extremely valuable to Wayside as we continue to build our company."
As the founder and CEO of Headsets.com, Inc., Mike Faith's entrepreneurial flair, passion for customer service and talents for direct marketing have taken Headsets.com from zero to $30MM sales, with a strategy that has allowed Headsets.com to fund growth through sales and remain profitable during the dotcom crash and the recent recession. Under his leadership, Headsets.com has been recognized four times as an Inc 500 company, and was the winner of a Stevie award for Best Customer Service Team in the 2006 American Business Awards. Mike was also recognized with a Best Bosses Award from Winning Workplaces.
Mike is a frequent speaker at direct marketing and business conferences, and sits on the Advisory board of Retail Online Integration magazine. Mike is the current Membership Chair of the Northern California chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization and is also the 2011 Chair of The Business Direct Group, an invitation-only group of C-level executives of business-to-business direct marketing companies. Mike hosts and funds charitable dinners organized by ReserveDinners.com, providing people the chance to connect with high profile contacts and benefit their charitable cause at the same time."