EATONTOWN, N.J., Dec. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (WSTG) (the “Company”) today announced that Thomas Fairfield was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors effective December 19, 2018.
Mr. Fairfield has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and turnaround management. He currently serves as President of Cambio Group LLC, a strategic advisory firm, and as interim Chief Executive Officer of Journey Group Acquisition Co., LLC, a provider of funeral and cemetery services and merchandise. Mr. Fairfield served as President and Chief Operating Officer of WMIH Corp., a NASDAQ listed company focused on identifying and consummating strategic investment transactions from May 2015 to July 2018, and he held various executive management positions with Capmark Financial Group Inc., a provider of commercial real estate related financial services, from March 2006 to May 2015. Prior to joining Capmark Mr. Fairfield was engaged in private law practice. Mr. Fairfield has been admitted to the bar in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
“Tom brings substantial experience with corporate M&A transactions across a broad spectrum of industries. He also adds significant public company perspective and a wide range of legal experience, both of which will be of value to our board and company. We look forward to having his added insight as we continue developing our strategic plan,” said Jeffrey Geygan, Chairman of the Board.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to join the Board of Wayside Technology and work with the Wayside team to build on the company’s success,” said Mr. Fairfield.
About Wayside Technology Group, Inc.
Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (WSTG) is an IT channel company providing innovative sales and distribution solutions to technology vendors, resellers and system integrators since 1982. Wayside operates Lifeboat Distribution, a value-added distributor for virtualization/cloud computing, security, application and network infrastructure, business continuity/disaster recovery, database infrastructure and management, application lifecycle management, science/engineering, and other technically sophisticated products. The company helps vendors recruit and build multinational solution provider networks, power their networks, and drive incremental sales revenues that complement existing sales channels. Lifeboat Distribution services thousands of solution providers, VARs, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and consultants worldwide, helping them power a rich opportunity stream and build profitable product and service businesses. The Company also offers specialty solutions to customers through its TechXtend business.
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Wayside Technology Group, Inc.