J M Smith Names New President of Integral Solutions Group

For Immediate Release
Heidi Jameson

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – J M Smith Corporation has named Joe Strayer president of Integral Solutions Group (ISG). Strayer will oversee day-to-day operations as well as lead the strategic vision of the organization. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Integral Solutions Group and was responsible for overseeing the company’s general management and day-to-day operations.

During his tenure, ISG completed a merger with Radiate Technologies to form the most extensive IT service company in South Carolina. The company has also grown organically in the last 12 months, with increased volumes in the managed services sector requiring an expansion of the Tier IV data center.

“Joe has mobilized his team at ISG, and the results have been good,” stated William Cobb, Chairman and CEO of J M Smith Corporation. “This promotion is recognition of his hard work and commitment to both ISG and J M Smith Corporation. I am confident that he will have continued success in this role.”

Strayer joined the J M Smith Corporation in 1996 as a hardware technician with QS/1. In 2005, he worked on the transition for the QS/1 Network Solutions Group to the company that became Integral Solutions Group. Strayer was named vice president in 2009, and became Senior Vice President in 2015.

“The success achieved at ISG over the last year has been the result of great teamwork,” said Strayer. “As we continue to grow our customer base, we won’t lose site of the commitment to our customers and to our team.”

Integral Solutions Group is a full-service IT company that operates the only commercially available Tier IV Data Center in South Carolina. Integral’s understanding and experience in colocation, disaster recovery, cloud computing, and offsite backup services are unparalleled. Integral’s Data Center is designed to exceed 99.999% availability and affords its clients the highest level of mission critical equipment uptime, performance and security. The company also offers custom forms, labels and supplies to customers in health care and other fields. Integral Solutions Group has sales offices in Spartanburg, Greenville and Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1987, Integral Solutions Group is a division of the J M Smith Corporation – South Carolina’s third largest privately owned company. For more information, visit www.integralsg.com.

J M Smith Corporation, headquartered in Spartanburg, is South Carolina’s third-largest privately owned company. The corporation is focused in the areas of health care and technology, and operates through multiple business units, including Smith Drug Company, QS/1, Integral Solutions Group, Integra LTC Solutions, LLC and RxMedic Systems. For more information, visit www.JMSmithCorp.com

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