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Taylor Barnes / Co-Founder of CentricsIT, Senior Vice President of Global Business Solutions

Taylor W. Barnes, 41, is the Senior Vice President of Global Business Solutions and a founding partner at CentricsIT. Barnes co-founded CentricsIT in 2007 and has since helped the organization become one of the fastest-growing companies in Georgia and one of the top IT Solution Providers in North America. He currently manages global business solutions, responsible for charting and maintaining an aggressive revenue growth plan.

CentricsIT services revenue has grown by 800% since Barnes assumed sales leadership responsibility over the segment in 2014. Barnes was in his early twenties when he formed CentricsIT with his partners. Barnes’s company, CentricsIT, is one of the top global IT project management companies in the industry, with other offices in Toronto, Dubai, London, Prague, and Bucharest, and they’re delivering services in over 100 countries. He is known amongst the global IT community for his gregarious personality and the indominable nature of his positive attitude.

An eternal student, Barnes commits himself deeply to personal development. He describes his personal mission as, to use my knowledge and experience to help others realize their personal and professional potential. He is known amongst the global IT community for his gregarious personality and the indominable nature of his positive attitude. An eternal student, Barnes commits himself deeply to personal development. He describes his personal mission as, to use my knowledge and experience to help others realize their personal and professional potential.

One of the most personally rewarding aspects of Barnes role, as he often shares, is his responsibility for leading sales training at CentricsIT. Each year, he puts together a 10-week intensive sales course that covers traditional sales methodologies with a special focus on personal development. By implementing lessons learned and knowledge gained from the time he commits to his own growth, Barnes strives to help his employees become the best versions of themselves. His approach has made a substantial impact on employee morale, which has strengthened the overall quality of CentricsIT customer service and service delivery.

Barnes believes wholeheartedly that a positive company culture has a near-direct impact on revenue. As a member of the CentricsIT executive team, Barnes places a special focus on company culture. The organization is known to offer generous perks and unique benefits and was recently recognized among Atlanta’s Top Workplaces by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for the fifth time. The company also commits to volunteering and donating to local organizations through its corporate social responsibility arm, Centrics Cares. Barnes colleagues describe him as loyal, steadfast, positive, inspiring, purpose-driven, a servant leader, and a role model to all. He is husband to Brittany and father to Kellar and Cyrus.

For info on Taylor, visit www.taylorbarnes.com

 

 

Ted Jenkin / Oxygen Financial
(Host)

Lee Heisman / Savant CTS
(Host)

Taylor Barnes / CentricsIT, Global Business Solutions
(Guest)