Tampa, FL — BlueLine Associates, an international process-driven Professional Services firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is pleased to announce the promotion of Joanna Young to Chief Delivery Officer and the expansion of a new office covering the New England area.
Ms. Young, who recently held the position of Senior Managing Partner at BlueLine, will now oversee the consulting division. She has an extensive background with domestic and international strategy including mergers and acquisitions and has been named Top Social CIO four times. She is passionate about a multitude of topics covering operational excellence, and also writes a blog (jcycio.com) focusing on leadership and digital transformation with a relentless focus on customer delight, delivering against all odds, turnaround situations, and fostering talent. Prior to joining BlueLine Associates, Ms. Young was CIO for Michigan State University (MSU) where she provided strategic management and visionary guidance that enabled a digital campus which furthered the academic and research mission at MSU. She has led many large IT strategic initiatives involving applications, infrastructure, enterprise systems, networks, servers, and data centers. She has a specialty in higher education with a concentration on academic advancement and research projects. “It’s an exciting time at BlueLine as the business continues to grow rapidly for all our service lines. I’m delighted to be a part of the emerging team at BlueLine, which has earned a top 10 spot on Consulting Magazine’s “Best Firms to Work For” for the last two years,” said Ms. Young.
“We are focused on bringing people, process and technology solutions to our clients around the world so that we help them overcome their most complicated business challenges. Having Joanna lead our consulting division, where she can work more closely with our clients, will help them achieve their goals even faster. We continue to build an experienced and exceptional leadership team that will position us for progressive growth and expansion,” said Rocky Silvestri, BlueLine President and CEO.
In order to meet business requirements from clients and to continue being a market leader in consulting, managed services and staffing, BlueLine will be expanding operations into New England. A key driver to business success for BlueLine is to hire the best and brightest talent to ensure client satisfaction. Continually adding staff, throughout the U.S., to support the market demands will position BlueLine for long term growth.
“We are very excited about BlueLine’s expansion into the New England region, especially given many members of the leadership team are originally from that area with deep roots. Our centralized office location in Marlborough, Massachusetts allows us to be in Boston, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Connecticut all within 45 minutes,” said Rob Blanchette, BlueLine Associate Partner.
BlueLine Associates is a process-driven Professional Services ﬁrm, with eight world-wide offices, that transforms business challenges into growth, operational agility, and competitive advantage. Our foundation in process gives us the vision to develop holistic forward-thinking strategies across our consulting, managed services, and stafﬁng service lines. We leverage our experience, agility, and partnership model to seamlessly implement and execute solutions to elevate customer experience, increase proﬁts, and propel organizations toward new opportunities.