A Team of Innovators
VisionIT is a company of talented, curious people who value working for an organization that gives them new opportunities to grow every day. This is why we proudly invest in our people, from conference and education stipends to weekly allocated time for growing valuable skill sets. We also understand and appreciate that there’s a lot more in your life than your work responsibilities, which is why we encourage a strong work-life balance.
We value our people. They are the reason we have been awarded so many times by our customers and associations. The VisionIT Leadership Team is committed to building on to the rich legacy the company already has in place.
A global presence with a local impact
VisionIT has offices across the globe - from Mexico City and Manila to Canada and throughout the United States. While we embrace the global nature of our business, we’re also passionate about giving back to Detroit, Michigan where we’re headquartered.
Our community initiatives include involvement in hackathons, hosting community technology events, and securing the development of today’s youth in STEM. We are all in to support our community.
Join the VisionIT Family
Come join us. We invest in your development and support work life balance. In our Innovation Studio, we have team members testing and evaluating technologies and how they can be applied to new business models. We give them the space and opportunity to be creators.
Recognition is an important part of our corporate culture, as we vigorously celebrate the successes of our clients, partners, suppliers and employees. We are therefore, honored to share our own awards and recognition of our innovation, growth, diversity, and quality services by some of the most prestigious organizations in the staffing industry and beyond.
- 2014 VisionIT Named A Great Rated! Company by The Great Places to Work Organization
- 2013 Inavero “Best in Service” Award. Inavero performs 3rd party customer feedback that highlights VisionIT in top 1% of all firms in service delivery rated by VisionIT customers in Service Award.
- 2012 National Minority Supplier of the Year out of 16,000 certified companies nationwide in Class IV Category (largest MBE) from the National Minority Supplier Development Council
- 2012 VisionIT receives Hispanic Automotive Supplier of the Year at the Urban Wheels Awards, the Official Multicultural Event of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)
- 2012 ranked in Hispanic Business Magazine’s Hispanic 500 as the 31st largest Hispanic-owned business in the United States.
- 2012 10th year in a row ranked in Hispanic Business Magazines annual list of the 100 fastest growing Hispanic businesses in the United States.
- 2011 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Councils Supplier of the Year Class IV (largest MBE category) as the top minority-owned business in Michigan.
- 2011 Crains Detroit Business List as the #2 fastest growing privately-held mid-size corporation in the State of Michigan.
- 2005-2009 ICIC and BusinessWeek’s Inner City 100 (ranked #1 in U.S. in 2009) and inducted in the Hall of Fame for making the list 5 years in a row as one of the fastest growing Inner-City based companies in the United States.
- 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner for the Central Great Lakes Region.
- 2008 ranked in Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 as the 205th fastest-growing privately-held company in the United States (3-time award winner).
- 2006 National Society of Hispanic MBAs Brillante Award for Entrepreneur Excellence.
Our executive team at VisionIT consists of a diverse group of experienced executives who are leaders in their communities and in the business world. We are especially good listeners and pride ourselves in strategically aligning ourselves to our customer’s business objectives. Our vision for success is to provide significant value in IT Managed Services and Talent Management Solutions with complete customer satisfaction.
VisionIT was founded nearly 20 years ago by David Segura, and now works with some of the largest corporations in the U.S. and globally providing IT services and solutions across specific IT practices.
Segura leads the VisionIT corporate strategy and under his leadership the company has become one of the largest and most recognized minority-owned businesses in the United States, operating in 20 U.S. offices, as well as Mexico, Canada, Brazil, and the Philippines.
Segura develops executive level relationships with customers, corporate partners, and state and local governments. He also serves as a board member of Stanford University’s Latino Business Action Network with famed professor Dr. Jerry Porras, co-author of Built to Last. Segura is an advisor to the Michigan eLAB, a venture capital fund operating in Silicon Valley and Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Segura has global impact by serving with the U.S. Trade Ambassador on the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise. He maintains strong relationships with many diversity organizations, such as the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), as well as numerous local minority councils, Hispanic chambers, and minority-owned firms around the nation.
Segura has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW). He is honored to have had his accomplishments recognized by many organizations, including Ernst & Young, who named him Entrepreneur of the Year for the Central Great Lakes region and Hispanic Business Magazine’s national entrepreneur of the year.
He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
In this role as COO and General Counsel for VisionIT, Friedman is responsible for ensuring the structure and the resources exist to deliver global services at levels that exceed client expectations. Friedman also leads the expansion of VisionIT’s Managed Services business, including expansion into new markets and development of Alliance/Partnership strategies.
During his career, Friedman has had the opportunity to touch almost every aspect of the IT business. He has developed a strong track record in business process design and re-engineering, as well as a reputation for effectively leading large, global, cross-disciplinary delivery teams. Friedman has developed a keen awareness of the challenges of operating in multi-national and global environments. He has worked on several enterprise-wide transformation efforts, giving him broad visibility into organizational change dynamics, the key success factors and risks of change initiatives, and the imperative that large change initiatives, once undertaken, succeed.
Paul Toenjes is responsible for guiding the company’s global strategy focused on business development, sales, partnership support and solutions delivery. His extensive experience in executive and IT leadership roles, alongside a deep technical knowledge of cloud computing and cloud platforms, SaaS, Internet \ E-commerce, mobility, IoT (Internet of Things) and mainframe systems, Toenjes brings unparalleled value to the VisionIT executive management team.
In his role, Toenjes ensures clients receive high value, innovative technical and workforce solutions to drive higher levels of performance and success. He is also vital to growing the VisionIT business, leading aggressive growth initiatives and identifying business development strategies to attain new client partnerships for the consulting and managed services business.
Toenjes is a recognized and respected leader in the IT community whose esteemed career spans over 30 years in technology, executive sales and IT leadership roles. Before joining VisionIT, Toenjes led several initiatives for mid-size to global Fortune 500 companies as part of Compuware and their spinoff company – Covisint. During his tenure, Toenjes established an e-Commerce line of business comprised of more than 300 staff and four Digital Development Centers, and created healthcare-focused solutions by taking the Covisint automotive interoperability platform into the healthcare industry.
and expert in the industry, and is a sought-after spokesman on wireless and healthcare technologies. He has been quoted in numerous press releases and media outlets. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Detroit.
James A. Findlay
James A. Findlay, Vice President of Sales for VisionIT, is responsible for guiding the company’s global growth strategy. James brings global perspective and deep industry experience to the VisionIT executive management team. James has played a leadership role at several companies and helped deliver significant business benefits to his customers over his 24 years career in business operations, management, and sales. His current responsibilities include driving new sales opportunities, forecast and pipeline management, community and civic relations, and customer contract & partnership agreements.
Before joining VisionIT, James was responsible for sales, operational & relationship management of Lochbridge professional services to the auto manufacturers and Tier I/II/III suppliers.
Prior to that, James worked at Detroit-based Compuware, performing in the roles of Sr. Account Executive, District Sales Manager, Regional Director of Sales, Managing Director and Vice President of the non-GM Automotive & Healthcare verticals.
James has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University. He continues to be active within the University community via Alumni and Athletics fundraisers and Oakland University advisory boards.
In his role as CFO of VisionIT, Kaylor maintains the company’s operating budget and oversees all finance and accounting department activity, including developing comprehensive pricing models and strategy for new clients and contracts.
With more than 28 years of national and international management experience in publicly traded corporations, centered on leading and directing finance, accounting and administration operations, Kaylor brings significant experience and skill to building and enhancing VisionIT’s strategic financial plan and infrastructure.