Increased Growth Fuels Greater Participation and Diversity

The Nearshore Executive Alliance (NEA), trade association for the nearshore IT/BPO industry, is very pleased to announce the election of four new Board members: Daniel Chavez, CEO of Dextra Technologies; Guillermo Gonzalez, Executive Director of MexicoIT; Javier Chamorro, Executive Director of ProNicaragua and Tim Montgomery, President of TIMIT Solutions.

The recently appointed directors will serve for a three-year term to support the organization’s goal of promoting the Nearshore delivery model by fostering collaboration between executives, sharing location intelligence and best practices and providing marketing support and media education to its member organizations.

The NEA warmly welcomes these new Board members, highly respected executives known for their leadership, integrity and entrepreneurial drive. Each of them brings the kind of creativity, energy and commitment needed to build on what has been accomplished for the region and the industry already.

“The increase of regional competitiveness of the IT industry in the Americas, requires the interaction among its countries, aimed at identifying and understanding customer requirements, industry challenges, best practices and new business models. Nearshore Executive Alliance´s efforts allow such interaction”, said Guillermo Gonzalez.

"The advances in multi-geography sourcing have enabled great Nearshore options, especially for US businesses”, stated Tim Montgomery. “I am excited to join such a great team of leaders who continue to help businesses realize the benefits of Nearshore.”

“I´m honored of being part of the NEA and its vision of developing our region into a stronger delivery alternative through alliances and collaboration with industry leaders, sharing best practices and strengthening the nearshore awareness and positioning in our industry”, said Daniel Chavez.

“I truly feel that NEA can play a key role in helping shape the region into a world class player in the service sector. I believe that if we work together to promote the development of the Nearshore region we will be able to reap the benefits that this industry has to offer, including the creation of high quality employment and economic growth”, concluded Javier Chamorro.

In addition to the recently appointed members, Nearshore Executive Alliance’s board of directors consists of: Alex Camino, VP Marketing & Communications, Softtek; Ann Harts, Principal, Hickey & Associates; Atul Vashistha, Chairman, Neo Group; Bruno Guiçardi, President North America, CI&T; Cesar D’Onofrio, CEO, Making Sense; Dawn Evans, CEO, Sourcing Interests Group; DJ Edgerton, CEO, Zemoga; Marcelo Costa, Chief Marketing Officer, Neoris; Mike Barrett, CEO, Unosquare; Patrick Stamm, Sr. VP Global Operations and Payment Integrity, UnitedHealthcare; and Vidya Ramachandran, VP Sourcing & Procurement Services, JPMorgan Chase.

The NEA would like to thank all the candidates that submitted their letters of interest and looks forward to working with the outstanding nominees who were not elected at this