When Ergo Mechanical Industrial (EMI), a Georgetown, Kentucky-based manufacturer, was seeking a technology solutions partner, they looked no further once they had connected with Coastal Cloud. The information technology company has its headquarters in Florida, with solution center hubs in Louisville, KY, and Colorado. Coastal Cloud was able to provide expertise to EMI in an affordable package, said Chuck Mix, EMI’s President and Chief Operations Officer.
When you think of harnessing the power of technology, the first industry sector that leaps to mind might not be nonprofits. But Coastal Cloud, a cloud-based information technology services and business consulting firm, is an organization that appreciates that it’s not just Fortune 500 businesses that have been transformed by the digital era – or can benefit from it.
For Lori Lenehan at Coastal Cloud, harnessing the power of technology to assist healthcare sector clients is a job with both challenges and significant rewards. As Managing Director, Healthcare, Lenehan said the challenging aspect is that healthcare is such a rapidly evolving and fluid industry. However, she believes in Coastal Cloud’s ability to make a positive change for a wide variety of healthcare clients, from payers to patients.
Sara Hale discovered her strength behind a keyboard and monitor during computer science classes in college, which captured her interest and sparked a love affair with technology that evolved into a lifelong career.
For Sara Hale, Coastal Cloud’s co-founder and managing partner, seven solid years of traveling almost 100 percent of the time for the technology firm where she previously worked resulted in a non-existent work-life balance. She wanted room for her family in her life, so she and husband, Tim, also in the technology field, set out to try to create the kind of company where they themselves would want to work.
Starting a successful business is one thing. Maintaining and growing a company is another thing, and the Greater Louisville marketplace is chock full of people who can streamline and enhance the journey of running a thriving enterprise. Entrepreneurs of all stripes in the region do not face a lack of business services, and many of those surround technology. Continue reading “Simplified Commerce”