Special Edition: Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
February 11, 2013 3:47 pm
Upcoming February Dunwoody Chamber Events
Bryan Tate/Digitel Corporation
Bryan C. W. Tate is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer for Digitel Corporation; a Georgia based IT Solutions Company, providing “CLOUD Services”, datacenter, virtualization, data storage, unified communications and network infrastructure solutions to mid-market business customers, and wireless solutions to rural municipalities. Mr. Tate has acquired seven companies and sold an Internet subsidiary in 2008. Prior to founding Digitel Corporation, Mr. Tate held various management positions at NCR Corporation, Questor Corporation and was interim Chairman and CEO of a publically traded NASDAQ company.
Mr. Tate earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology in 1968 from Ohio University. Mr. Tate served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1974, and was an Airborne Combat Infantryman in the Republic of South Vietnam. He led a rifle platoon with the 1st Infantry Division, and later served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade.
Cam Higgins/First Financial Merchant Services
Cam Higgins has run event marketing companies from 1980 to 2005 acting as marketing and sales director, creative director, writer, designer and executive producer of major corporate events worldwide. Since retiring in 2005, Cam invested in residential real estate, and developed mountain subdivisions, supervised home construction and laid roads and utilities.In 2008, he became part of First Financial Merchant Services to develop Sales and Marketing for Business and Professional Associations and Business buying groups. Cam designs, implements and directs the sale and marketing of merchant services as a member benefit and added revenue stream to associations and chambers of commerce. His goal is to save client-merchants fees on credit and debit card transactions and provide them with the systems, hardware and software that maximize their earning potential and increase revenue for associations, community banks and chambers of commerce. Specialties include: set up merchant services programs for trade and professional associations and organizations and for their members as a member benefit; provide software and hardware solutions, fee savings and PCI compliance.