TERRENCE F. VERIGAN PRESENTED WITH THE ALBERT NELSON MARQUIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD BY MARQUIS WHO’S WHO
Mr. Verigan has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the field of technology
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METAIRIE, LA, April 09, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Terrence F. Verigan with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Verigan celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
For more than 25 years, Mr. Verigan has served the Louisiana and national business communities in various technology-driven enterprises, such as Xerox Corp., AT&T and Windstream. Considered an expert in his field, he has focused his efforts on meeting the needs of his clients while also building and training efficient projects and sales teams. Mr. Verigan has excelled as the executive vice president of Antares Technology Solutions since 2018. A software company in Metairie, the company’s mission is to leverage technology to create value and efficiencies with a focus on quality processes and solutions for clients while nurturing professional growth of their employees.
Mr. Verigan is also a partnership liaison of the University of New Orleans (UNO) and the president and co-owner of Enterprise Information Systems, LLC, a regional, woman-owned technology consulting firm based in New Orleans. In addition to his full-time commitments, he consults with the president and members of the president’s cabinet at UNO regarding business development opportunities and educational programs for federal agencies and corporate partners. Some of Mr. Verigan’s other noteworthy roles during his career have included the vice president and a member of the board of directors for the Association of Information Technology Professionals and as the executive vice president of the technology consulting firm Carrollton Enterprise Services in New Orleans.
Most notably, Mr. Verigan was active as the vice president of CompuCure Inc. from 2007 to 2015. A New Orleans-based consulting firm that provides strategic information technology solutions to government agencies and private corporations, he was recruited by the company shortly after Hurricane Katrina and has helped to grow the business from $300,000 in annual revenues to $5 million in just three years. CompuCure was later recognized as the top woman small-business contractor of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A community leader for many years, Mr. Verigan has been aligned with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival as a member of the board of directors since 2004. He is also a treasurer and a member of the aforementioned festival’s executive committee. An annual five-day literary festival in the city of New Orleans, the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is dedicated to American playwright Tennessee Williams, who lived and worked in the city and later won a Pulitzer Prize.
Mr. Verigan has also held various administrative positions on public and private boards, including the board of directors of the Press Club of New Orleans, the Greater New Orleans Federal Credit Union, the University of New Orleans International Alumni Association and the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. In 2016, he was appointed as the treasurer and a member of the executive committee of Core Element, a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of materials and methods for teachers engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the schools and the presentation of robotics and programing camps for students for two months each summer. Mr. Verigan initially graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in English and education in 1971 before completing postgraduate coursework on campus, as well as additional studies in civic and business law at Loyola University.
Renowned for his exemplary work, Mr. Verigan has been the subject of interviews and was invited as a keynote speaker at the 2013 FAA Leadership Symposium. Following a meeting with the editor-in-chief of Nextgov.com in Washington during the 2013 federal government shutdown, he was asked to write an article describing his experiences as a small-business federal contractor during the shutdown, titled “Reflections on 2013, the Year That Nearly Killed One Small Federal IT Firm” and published in 2013. The recipient of several accolades, he was honored as the Community Leader of the Year by the University of New Orleans in 1981 and One of 82 People to Watch in ’82 by New Orleans Magazine in January 1982. He was later the recipient of the prestigious Pelican Award from the Louisiana Hospital Association’s Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing in 2000. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Verigan has been included in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World.
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