25th ANNUAL MAPCCS CONFERENCE
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
Technology Solutions, Inc.
11644 Lilburn Park Road
St. Louis, MO 63146
Nominated by: ITT Technical Institute – Earth City
3640 Corporate Trail Drive, Earth City, MO 63045
Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSI), located in St. Louis, MO, provides technical support for bar code, data collection and/or wireless systems, providing maintenance and repair. TSI supports a wide range of products from bar code scanners, hand-held portables, mobile computers, printers to Point of Sale (POS) devices, giving customers a single source for equipment sales, service and support. Privately owned, TSI was founded in 1995 by Cayloma “Cayce” Sebek.
A successful, awarding-winning company, TSI has been in business serving government clients, prime contractors and Fortune 1000 companies, the company has received numerous recognitions and certifications:
- St. Louis County "Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year"
- St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s "Top Women Business Owner"
- 10th fastest-growing high tech company in the St. Louis Region
- Small Business Administration (SBA) Success Story, 1998
- SBA 8(a), MBE/WBE Certified
- United States Air Force MTAPP Certified Supplier
The company was also named 10th fastest growing company in the St. Louis Region presented by the prestigious firm of Deloitte & Touche in its Fast 50 Program. TSI’s mission includes treating employees with respect and fairness, being known as a company that exceeds the customer’s expectations and being considered a role model in the community.
Technology Solutions, Inc. has been providing hands-on employment opportunities for more than 2 dozen ITT Technical Institute – Earth City students and graduates from our School of Electronics. Dennis Buhr, Vice President of TSI, is very active and engaged with the Earth City campus, participating in career fairs and serving more than 5 years on our advisory board. As a board member, he provides timely feedback on the progress of our students and graduates. Graduates currently employed with TSI include an ITT Tech graduate who started as a shipping and receiving clerk and quickly advanced to “technician in training” and now serves as a Depot Repair Technician, supporting multiple product lines such as laser scanners and handheld terminals including radio frequency devices. Another certified Depot Repair Technician, also an ITT Tech grad employed with TSI supports multiple data collection and bar code produce lines, having started as an Electronic Repair Technician troubleshooting, testing and repairing boards at the component level. TSI’s Depot Repair Manager is also an ITT Tech grad.
TSI’s commitment to ITT Technical Institute-Earth City’s School of Electronics program is evidenced by the students and graduates who start their new careers with TSI – the goal of all of our graduates from career colleges and schools. For these reasons, ITT Technical Institute – Earth City awards Technology Solutions, Inc. as 2012 Employer of the Year for Missouri Association of Career Colleges and Schools.