Expetec is growing the old fashioned way, through improved services to its customers and client recommendations.
The Rochester Hills-based IT company has been hiring more staff, including a position in network administration support work, and is in the process of hiring a sales person. It now has 10 employees, with an eye for adding more at its current pace of expansion.
"We're on pace to grow for the fifth straight year at 20 percent," says Michael St. John, vice president of marketing and sales for Expetec
. "We have been adding new clients and looking into new products in the market place."
Expetec offers network-managed services, telecommunication systems, servers, firewalls, computers, and a 24/7 help desk. It recently added a new product called E-Lockr
. Think of it as a more secure version of Dropbox that enables businesses to share and sync important data anywhere on any device with continuous, real-time backup and comprehensive usage reports. More importantly, St. John believes it’s a more secure option than rival products.
"It allows us to control what's going on with our clients in regards to the user," St. John says, adding their clients can determine who can see what documents, when, and for how long with E-Lockr.
St. John is optimistic that Expetec's current growth streak will continue, and not just because the economy is picking up speed.
"We have been consistently getting a lot of referrals from our clients," St. John says. "They trust us and the work we do."
Source: Michael St. John, vice president of marketing & sales for Expetec
Writer: Jon Zemke