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 over 20 years ago by David Segura, and now works with some of the largest corporations in the U.S. and globally providing solutions leveraging its IT practices and software solutions.
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 and the Philippines as well as engagements across various parts of Latin America. Segura develops executive level relationships with customers, corporate partners, and state and local governments.
Segura serves as a board member of the Latino Business Action Network and Stanford’s Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. This has produced the most extensive research on Latino owned businesses in the U.S. as well as the most highly rated entrepreneurship program for Latino leaders.
Segura is an advisor to the Michigan eLAB, a venture capital fund operating in Silicon Valley and Ann Arbor, Michigan. He also serves as a board member of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Segura has global impact through his Presidential appointment by serving on his 2nd term with the U.S. Trade Ambassador on the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Segura previously served as well with the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise.
Segura has been 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.