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Strategy Development's Mike Woodard appointed MPSA committee chair

Press release from the issuing company

Bryn Mawr, PA and Lexington, KY - Strategy Development, a management consulting and advanced training firm, together with Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), an independent non-profit international organization that seeks to develop standards and best practices within our industry, jointly announce that Mike Woodard, Operations Consultant with Strategy Development, was appointed the chair to the educational working committee.

Mike Woodard created and instructs the award winning BTA MPS Operations and Service workshop, a course designed to jump-start your understanding of how to set up and manage all operational and service aspects of a MPS agreement.  He also developed and teaches BTA Service Management University, in order for service departments to be able to deliver sustainable margins greater than 52 percent.  Mike said, "It is exciting and feels good to give back to the dealer community as the chair of the educational committee of the MPSA, allowing me to spend even more time cultivating dealers, VARs and OEM's capabilities to run a successful and profitable MPS program."

Mike was appointed to this leadership post in order to drive education to the MPS Industry, developing MPS Certification, training, as well as educational guidance across all areas.  He will work closely with other working committee and industry members. 

Jim Fitzpatrick, President of the MPSA, said, "The MPSA welcomes Mike to this post based upon his industry experience and leadership abilities."

Strategy Development is a corporate member of the MPSA.  Tom Callinan, Strategy Development's Managing Principal, said, "The business consultants on the Strategy Development team were all early advocates of MPS standards.  We consult with hundreds of dealers and know first-hand what works and what does not to be successful in MPS.  We have, and continue to keep abreast of best practices therefore a very synergistic relationship with the MPSA."