Silver Lining in the Cloud is presented by Computer Design and Integration. Silver Lining in the Cloud is an open forum show that highlights and promotes many of Atlanta’s top businesses and business leaders. The show airs on Wednesdays at 10:00am EST and is co-hosted by Nikole Smith-Toptas and Dominick Rainey.
Silver Lining in the Cloud highlights and promotes many of the Southeast’s outstanding businesses. We interview C-level individuals and influencers to learn about what makes them the best at what they do. Many of our discussions are with guests from the insurance, financial, manufacturing, medical and educational industries. Our guests will hone in on what is the silver lining that their business offers to the community, how they are making a difference and celebrating their success.
Tune in to pick up tips on dynamic new and innovative concepts that make these businesses successful in today’s economic world. Take advantage of this opportunity to join our open forum and present the silver linings of your company.
Phillip Williams/McDermott Financial Solutions McDermott Financial Solutions provides relationship-based financial consulting services. McDermott Financial Solutions works with business owners to find financing and improve profitability in their business. They develop a financial gameplan with you and coach your company to execute on its goals for growth and profitability. Derek Peacock/D.Peacock Studios D.Peacock Studios is a full stack
Tao Yang Han/IronCAD IronCAD is an innovation company serving the manufacturing industry in machine design, fabrication, product design and modular systems. It has always been striving to give customers the best 3D design and collaboration software tool that increases customer productivity and — above all — helps them achieve success in their fields. IronCAD accomplishes
Dennis Sands/FirstCall Consulting FirstCall Consulting helps companies using SAP and SAP Business One optimize in-house resources by offering them a broad range of SAP support services. They help customers focus on mission-critical issues and enable them to offload day-to-day operations. Their services are ideally suited to organizations that have deployed SAP and are looking to minimize ongoing
Andrea Hancock/Mattress Safe Mattress Safe is a local manufacturer providing quality, waterproof yet breathable mattress protection products to protect your mattress from bed bugs, dust mites, spills, mold and bacteria. They specialize in both consumer and commercial applications throughout the US and internationally. Protecting your mattress just makes sense. At Mattress Safe, you will find the
Carey Sipp/Revenue Revealed Revenue Revealed are the revenue architects who help you be sure you’re not leaving money on the table. By analyzing your business, markets, positioning – all factors – they will find new ways to help you generate more revenue – for examples, watch 7 Core Ways to Add Revenue to Any Business on their website
Don Nicholson/DEKRA North America DEKRA is one of the world’s leading expert organizations, offering innovative professional services in the fields of vehicle inspection, expert appraisals, industrial product testing and certifications, management system certifications, and much more. DEKRA has a strong 90 year history and has over 36,000 employees in 50 countries around the globe. DEKRA
Dr. Bill Lampton/Championship Communication Through his company Championship Communication, Dr. Bill Lampton helps companies strengthen their communication strategies and tactics so they will improve their sales, customer service, teamwork, and management. Dr. Lampton also helps corporate leaders learn to speak confidently, clearly, and convincingly. His top-tier client list includes Gillette, Procter and Gamble, Duracell, University
Minsoo Pak with Sparks Grove, Joanne McClelland with Insperity, and Reginald Brown with Lutheran Services of Georgia
Minsoo Pak/Sparks Grove Sparks Grove is an experience design firm that brings together business strategy and creative execution to help clients connect to people’s reason, emotion, and purpose. Sparks Grove uses insight, foresight, strategy, design and development to transform businesses into more human-centered, purpose-driven organizations. Sparks Grove is a part of North Highland, a global
Tom Martin with L-3 Communications, Sabrina Serafin with Frazier & Deeter, Teri Gass with Sterling Risk Advisors, and Sara Totonchi with Southern Center of Human Rights
Tom Martin/L-3 Communications L-3 Communications is a prime contractor in aerospace systems. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. At L-3, success is defined by their ability to meet their customers’ needs. That’s why every part of their business is focused on quick and
Rob MacLane with 3Ci, Jeff Andrews with GT Software and Michele Richards with Community Management Associates
Rob MacLane/3Ci 3Ci is one of the industry’s most established and reputable technology staffing firms. Founded in 1978, 3Ci has been innovating to deliver technology staffing solutions for nearly 40 years. 3Ci is committed to addressing the talent needs of small, medium and enterprise-level companies in multiple markets across the United States. The company has
Nikole Smith-Toptas is currently the marketing manager for CDI Managed Services, a B2B IT managed services provider that specializes in cloud hosting and IT outsourcing in Roswell, Georgia.
As a seasoned sales and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries, Nikole has worked in business and project development, training program management, customer service and managing multi-functional work teams. She is an avid participant in sales training courses, workshops and seminars that helps her keep current with business trends.
Dominick Rainey has over 30-years business development and direct sales experience in the IT industry from a consultative selling perspective. Dom had over 13-years expertise as National Account Manager with Honeywell/Allied Data Communications and is currently in his 11th year with CDI as an IT Managed Services Consultant. Dom is proficient in areas of sales prospect qualification and with managing the sales process for IT Managed Services. This also includes IT Hosting and Cloud Computing services.