Overland Park, Kan.
, a Midwest technology consultancy, expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of Karla Zanker
, Triple-I’s vice president of business development. Zanker is the second female to join the board, serving alongside Wendy Pemberton, the first female executive appointed to the board.
“We are honored to welcome Karla to the board of directors,” said Robert Spachman, Triple-I’s founder and chairman of the board. “Her dedication and commitment to her clients, her associates and to Triple-I will be invaluable as we continue to expand the company in the Kansas City region, the state of Kansas and beyond.”
Zanker brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the board of directors and will provide strategic direction as the privately-held company enters an important expansion phase in the Kansas City region. Since joining Triple-I in 2011, she continues to be a significant driver of revenue and major contributor to the firm’s increased brand presence.
Zanker also plays a critical role in fueling the region’s increased focus on women in STEM. Zanker is involved in the Central Exchange’s executive group, Win|Win, and is a continuous supporter of the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City and is an active member of Kansas City Women in Technology. She was previously involved in the Central Exchange Women in STEMM initiative, serving as a key organizer and leading the quarterly speaker series committee. She was also named to KC Business’s 2013 list of “Influential Women.”
“With Karla on our board of directors, she will serve as a voice for the innovative women who comprise our STEM community, providing insight into how we can better the business environment in our regional ecosystem,” said Perry Puccetti, Triple-I’s president and CEO. “Women in STEM is a movement, not a trend.”
Zanker joins the following executives on the board:
- Robert Spachman, founder and chairman of the board, Triple-I
- Perry Puccetti, president and CEO, Triple-I
- Wendy Pemberton, former executive with IDC
- Frank Russo, vice president, Triple-I
- Pat Hoyes, vice president, Triple-I
Triple-I is Kansas City’s premier Technology Consultancy whose focus for more than 40 years continues to be the application of emerging technology to create and deliver innovative business solutions. With a diverse blend of industry and consulting experience, we help our clients achieve significant business results by providing pragmatic solutions to complex challenges. www.triplei.com