TechQuest


07/21 – 07/25/2014 TechQuest

 

Adam Polk, Senior Programmer Analyst – Systems Administrator, attends TechQuest at the Hyland Headquarters located in Westlake, Ohio.

 

OnBase Training by Hyland includes hands-on, focused, training sessions designed to develop and refine OnBase expertise.

 

The most experienced team of OnBase Professionals in the world comes together to discuss initiatives, learn best practices, improve solutions, and review what is coming in the next software release.

SLU Fair


07/23/2014  SLU Preferred Vendor Fair 

 

Optitek, Inc., a St. Louis University preferred vendor, exhibited at the annual SLU Preferred Vendor Fair on Wednesday, July 23rd at the St. Louis campus, Busch Student Center, Wool Ballroom.

 

SLU Account Manager, Jennifer Hummel & Team Optitek attendees included:  Managing Partner, Bud Jones; and National Sales Support, Sonya Matzig.

 

Optitek has been a SLU preferred vendor for the past eleven years, helping to automate business processes throughout their departments such as:  housing & residence life, internal medicine, student health center, Pius XII Memorial Library, Human Resources/Benefits & Compensation, Dean Parks College, Research & Development Services, Admin Public Service, Provost/Office of Institutional Research, Financial Aid, Allied Health Admin, and School of Public Health.

 

We are grateful for SLU’s continued business and to be considered a preferred vendor!

 

Corvette Day


06/30/14 National Corvette Day

 

The United States House of Representatives supports the designation of a `National Corvette Day’ to honor the Chevrolet Corvette.

 

Fast Facts:  Chevrolet Corvette is America’s first sports car; the first production Corvette rolled off a Flint, Michigan, assembly line on June 30, 1953; the Corvette is now manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky; the Corvette is the most widely respected production sports car in United States history; the Corvette is truly a symbol of American pride.

 

 

06/27/14 Drive Your Corvette to Work Day

 

Each year, the Friday closest to June 30th, the day the first Corvette rolled off the assembly line in 1953 in Flint, Michigan, is chosen to observe ‘Drive Your Corvette To Work Day’. Corvette enthusiasts are encouraged to make “America’s sports car” their ride of choice that day.

 

Optitek employee, Larry Hayden, shares his 1996 white Corvette with fellow co-workers in celebration.

 

http://www.corvettemuseum.org/specs/CorvetteDay/index.shtml

 

 

BCC Award


06/26/2014 Brentwood Chamber Award & Infomercial Luncheon

 

Optitek, Inc. supports the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, Infomercial Luncheon.

 

Regional Sales Support, Sonya Matzig attends the event on behalf of Optitek, presenting strengths in the areas of hosted solutions, workflows, and digital imaging.

 

Sonya Matzig accepts a member award on behalf of Ricki McGuire, President, Optitek, Inc,.

 

Award presented by Stephanie Tyler, President, Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

 

 

 

 

BCC Concert


06/13/2014 Concert In The Park

 

Optitek, Inc. supports the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, Concert In The Park event.

 

The evening features:  Happy Hour @ 5:00, Business Showcase @ 6:00, and Live Band @ 7:00pm.

 

Sonya Matzig, Regional Sales Support, attends the event on behalf of Optitek, speaking to attendees and addressing their questions regarding hosted solutions, workflows, and digital imaging.

 

Pictured from left to right:  Sonya Matzig, Optitek, Inc., Christine Albrecht, Executive Director, Brentwood Chamber of Commerce,  and Kathy Thomas, Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions.

 

 

MBC Fair


06/12/2014 STL Minority Business Fair

 

Optitek, Inc. supports the St. Louis Minority Business Council (MBC), Business Opportunity Fair (BOF) at the America’s Center, St. Louis, MO.

 

For the first time, the St. Louis Minority Business Council is opening the BOF to all certified businesses including MBEs, WBEs, DBEs, Veterans and HubZone. This effort creates more connections and opportunities for job creation and economic growth in the St. Louis Region.

 

Francis G. Slay, Mayor of St. Louis, is featured as the Keynote Breakfast Speaker and Amy DuBois Barnett, Editor-in-Chief, EBONY Magazine, is featured as the Keynote Luncheon Speaker.

 

Sonya Matzig, Regional Sales Support, attends the event on behalf of Optitek, visiting booths and speaking to attendees about hosted solutions, workflows, and digital imaging.

 

Optitek, Inc. was chosen to attend one-on-one business opportunity discussions with the Federal Reserve, Ameren, GSA, and Corps of Engineers, Kansas City at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown Riverfront, St. Louis, MO.

 

 

PWA Speaker


06/04/2014 PWA June Speaker Series

 

Ricki McGuire, President, Optitek, Inc. attends the Professional Women’s Alliance June Speaker Series at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, MO.

 

The Women of Distinction Series features speaker, Jenny Dibble, VP of Digital Engagement, Coolfire Studios. Jenny turned her first entrepreneurial spark of an idea, website design, into a successful reality as a forward-thinking 7th grader. She grew and sold her second company, a digital marketing agency, before the age of 30, while simultaneously founding a support group for entrepreneurial young women. Jenny breaks down the long-range goals that guide her and shares why she felt the need to found her second female entrepreneur group, WEST (Women Entrepreneurs of St. Louis).

 

The Professional Women’s Alliance is an organization of women supporting each other in becoming more effective in both business and community. Members engage through:   networking, mentoring, leadership development, and the exchange of ideas and resources, while focusing on positively impacting the metropolitan area.

 

Optitek, Inc. is a member of the Professional Women’s Alliance.

 

WIPP Award


05/20/2014  WIPP National Partner of the Month

 

Optitek, Inc. President, Ricki McGuire, is named National Partner of the Month by Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP).

 

May 2014 is set aside to celebrate the vast accomplishments of this dedicated entrepreneur.

 

WIPP is a nonpartisan organization which educates and advocates on behalf of women-owned businesses. Ricki McGuire has been an active member for five years.

 

WIPP sits down for a candid interview with Ricki regarding her relationship with Women Impacting Public Policy.

 

http://lnkd.in/bfC-7EC

 

Golf Funds


05/09/2014  SHO Golf Tournament

 

Team Optitek attends the 11th Annual  Scott Harris Oliphant (SHO) Golf Invitational, Dinner, & Auction at Forest Park Golf Course. Optitek, Inc. President, Ricki McGuire, brings her team outside to attend quite possibly the most exciting golf tournament in St. Louis. Activities and events are organized all in the name of raising funds to help families with their fight against cancer.

 

For more than 10 years, the Scott Harris Oliphant Memorial Foundation has raised funds to donate to families who are enduring a battle against cancer.

 

http://www.shofoundation.org/

 

 

 

PWA Speaker


05/07/2014  PWA May Speaker Series

 

Jennifer Hummel, Senior Client Services Consultant, Optitek, Inc. attends the Professional Women’s Alliance May Speaker Series at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, MO.

 

The Women of Distinction Series features speaker, Tracy Hart, President, Tarlton. Tracy is the first woman in St. Louis to lead a major general contracting firm; having built the first St. Louis Nordstrom and the recent expansion of the Saint Louis Art Museum.

 

The Professional Women’s Alliance is an organization of women supporting each other in becoming more effective in both business and community. Members engage through:   networking, mentoring, leadership development, and the exchange of ideas and resources, while focusing on positively impacting the metropolitan area.

 

Optitek, Inc. is a member of the Professional Women’s Alliance.