Velocity, a managed services company, announced Mark Walker, chief operating officer, has been appointed president. He also will maintain his current title and position/
Also, Greg Kiley, chief executive officer of Velocity, will assume the role of chairman and CEO. These leadership changes are meant to establish Walker as directly running the day-to-day of the company’s business operations while Kiley shifts to acquisitions and strategic sales growth for Velocity.
Walker joined Velocity in 2019, and his leadership and invaluable technology deployment expertise led to his promotion to COO last August. He will continue to lead the executive team and provide strategic oversight while maturing the business operations and strengthening its EVP as Velocity works towards becoming an employer of choice.
Walker brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in information technology, information security and operations. Before joining Velocity, he served as the vice president of global infrastructure and CISO at Ashley Furniture. Before Ashley, he served in various leadership roles in hospitality and retail for Fortune 500 companies.
Over the past 15 years, Velocity has transformed from a regional telecommunications outfit to a full-scale managed service provider for Fortune 500 companies. Today, Velocity’s service offerings now include industry-leading VoIP and data services, digital signage and a full array of hospitality services.