VAI CEO to Keynote the HIA-LI Business Development Session

September 26, 2017

Bob Vormittag Tapped to Lead A BDC “Success Story” and “Anatomy of Growth” Presentation and Discussion

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – September 26, 2017, 2017 - VAI, a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software developer, announced that CEO Bob Vormittag will be the featured speaker at the HIA-LI Business Development Committee on September 28, 2017, being held at the HIA-LI headquarters in Hauppauge, NY. Vormittag's presentation will focus on the drivers that helped make VAI a successful, Long Island-based family business and global ERP solution and technology leader.

During the discussion segment of the event, Vormittag will share thoughts and tips on navigating the road to a successful entrepreneurship, from personal and business drivers, to the challenges of owning and operating a family-owned business in a competitive environment. Attendees will also glimpse what's ahead for VAI with an exclusive look at the company's product roadmap, which includes plans for continuing innovation with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobile, and cloud technology.

It is an honor and a privilege to keynote the HIA-LI Business Development Session," said Bob Vormittag, CEO, VAI. "As a growing Long Island-based company, VAI's long-standing partnership with the HIA-LI and its dedication to the Long Island community remains steadfast. As a leading global software developer, we share the same goals of growth, entrepreneurial spirit, customer-commitment, and success."

"As a recognized and respected member of the community, we look forward to hearing VAI CEO Bob Vormittag speak about how his personal and business growth and success," said Tony Borelli, co-chair of the HIA-LI Business Development Committee (BDC). "Very few companies get to appear as “success stories” as part of our BDC “anatomy of growth” track, so we are very excited as we look forward to learning from the inside about VAI’s many accomplishments."

BDC co-chairs for this event are: Tony Borelli of Mass Mutual Financial, Pierre Lespinasse of Stony Brook University Small Business Development Center, and Dr. Ann-Marie Scheidt - Stony Brook University.

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