Company adds iLAB managing director and former Ontario Systems CEO
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 5, 2016) — Axia Technology Partners, a leading national provider of IP technology solutions based in Indianapolis, has appointed two new members to its advisory board. Gerry Bailey, managing director of iLAB North America, and Wil Davis, former CEO of Ontario Systems LLC, will provide high-level strategic consultation to the growing firm.
The advisory board meets regularly with the AxiaTP management team, providing feedback and input on the business’s strategic direction.
“Both Gerry and Wil have proven leadership experience and demonstrated success throughout their careers and will be valuable and insightful mentors to AxiaTP,” said Josh Ross, co-founder and managing partner at AxiaTP.
Wil Davis co-founded Ontario Systems LLC in Muncie, Ind., serving as the company’s CEO until 2008 and as chairman until its recent sale. An entrepreneur with a B.S. and MBA from Ball State University, Davis recently returned to his alma mater, currently assisting the university with protection and commercialization of faculty and staff intellectual property.
“I have always been passionate about working with burgeoning companies to continue their rapid development,” said Davis. “Joining the board will be a terrific opportunity to help guide AxiaTP to a bright future.”
Currently acting as managing director of iLAB North America, Gerry Bailey has more than 28 years of experience in technology leadership in industries ranging from health care to biology and life sciences. He received his B.S. in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Purdue University and began consulting in the telecommunications industry after spending more than a decade with the U.S. Air Force as a communications officer.
“This is an innovative company with significant future opportunity,” said Bailey. “It’s a great time to come aboard.”
Bailey and Davis will join seven other members of the AxiaTP advisory board:
- Forrest Adam, Chief Operating Officer at SGI
- Anthony Browne, Chief Financial Officer at Monument Chemical
- Ron Carter, Equity Partner at Steward-Carter Group
- John Fleming, Partner at Densborn Blachly LLP
- Brad Kime, Senior Vice President at Signpost
- Tim Shrout, Chief Executive Officer at Samaritan Companies
- Matt Steward, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Applied Composites Engineering