CDI Continues Massive Microsoft Expansion with the Hire of Patty Colbert, Microsoft Sales Specialist

CDI Continues Massive Microsoft Expansion with the Hire of Patty Colbert, Microsoft Sales Specialist

NEW YORK – September 5, 2023 – CDI, a leading IT solutions provider and Microsoft Solutions Partner, today announced the appointment of Patty Colbert as Microsoft Sales Specialist. The veteran hire signifies CDI’s commitment to expanding its Microsoft practice, enhancing its capabilities, and cementing its reputation for delivering top-notch, tailor-made solutions within the Microsoft ecosystem.

Mrs. Colbert brings over 20  years of industry expertise to her new role at CDI. She has gained extensive experience in understanding customers’ unique technology needs, particularly in cloud solutions, and delivering customized solutions to meet their evolving business requirements.

“CDI is investing heavily in Microsoft platforms and solutions, and I can’t wait to contribute to this exciting initiative,” said Mrs. Colbert. “We are reaching unparalleled levels of Microsoft expertise at CDI. This is a customer-obsessed group with a growth mindset that I am excited to share an even greater level of dedication and expertise to.”

In her previous roles, Patty served as an Azure Specialist, playing a pivotal role in enabling customers to unlock the full potential of Azure for optimal business outcomes. Before that, she contributed for almost a decade to a premier technology solutions provider, where she gained an in-depth understanding of diverse technology products and solutions.

“CDI is heavily investing in the Microsoft ecosystem, recognizing its tremendous potential and opportunities,” said Will Newns, Vice President, Modern IT Operations Sales. “Patty’s proven track record in customer-centric solution delivery makes her an invaluable asset in realizing this strategic direction.”

Jason Kalvesmaki, Chief Revenue Officer at CDI, elaborated on the strategic importance of Patty’s appointment: “Our approach at CDI is always client centric and outcome focused.  We leverage multiple disciplines like digital transformation, security, and managed services to drive consumption and help our clients operationalize Microsoft technologies more effectively into their broader cloud computing ecosystems. The addition of Patty strengthens our route to market for our clients, ensuring outcome-driven services tailored to our clients’ evolving needs.”

CDI offers a robust professional services practice, and its unique positioning to accept Microsoft ECIF funding will aid significantly in driving client innovation and enhancing digital capabilities. The award-winning systems integrator also provides a comprehensive Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program for Office 365 and Azure, alongside managed services that handle open licensing, allowing clients to focus more on their core business functions.

Away from her professional commitments, Patty enjoys spending weekends in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband Stephen, and their two children. Whether cheering them on at sporting events or building sandcastles at the Jersey beaches, family comes first for Patty.

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