Business Leader Magazine Ranks Waypoint Solutions Group One of the Top Small Businesses of the South

Waypoint Solutions Group, a global leader in Information Technology Managed Services and Solutions, has been named one of the Top 145 Businesses in the South by Business Leader magazines Top 300 Small Business in the South. Business Leader ranks the top small businesses of the South each year. Rankings are based on financial performance, business achievement, and community involvement.

“About 80 percent of Waypoint Solutions Group’ sales come from the Charlotte area,” the article states. “Promising increases in productivity and profitability for clients, revenues have more than quadrupled during the past five years. This company provides a full suite of managed IT services to help clients enjoy guaranteed service level agreements (SLA) for the entire computing infrastructure in an efficient and controlled manner. The applications Waypoint Solutions offers are now more affordable than ever for the small and medium business space.”

In addition to basic and strategic IT outsourcing planning and support, Waypoint Solution Group offers technology-­‐based solutions to help professionals in a wide-­‐range of industries secure data, grow business, increase productivity, comply with regulators, and cope with future business changes. Waypoint provides companies of all sizes complete, flat rate service and care.

Under the leadership of President and CEO Dan Wilson, the firm experienced 74 percent growth year after year for the past four years and has expanded into two additional states. It became one of the first 10 Managed Service Providers to become a Certified in 2009.

Based on Waypoint’s success, Wilson has been selected as a board member and a committee chair for the International Alliance of Managed Service Providers, which has more than 10,000 members. He has served as a keynote speaker on four separate occasions for the organization.

As a further testimony to Wilson’s leadership within his industry, he was named as an Top 250 people in the arena from 2008-­‐2011. Wilson is also one of the first 15 people globally to hold the Managed Service Provider Certification (CMSP), and under his leadership, Waypoint Solutions Group has been named one of the Top 100 MSPs globally. Business Leader also named named Waypoint on of the Top 15 companies in Charlotte.

An active member of the community, Wilson is the Membership Chair for the Charlotte chapter of the Entrepreneurs Association (EO), Vice President of the Florida State University Alumni Club in Charlotte, and technical sponsor for A Child’s Place, a nonprofit organization that seeks to mitigate the negative impact of homelessness on the lives and education of Charlotte children.

For the past 20 years, Business Leader Media has provided local business intelligence to readers in several Southeast markets. Its products include magazines, websites, email newsletters, and a number of networking and awards events for businesses, ranging from the top small businesses of the South to women leaders of excellence, from catalyst entrepreneurs to business leaders of the year.

Posted on: 02.27.13