FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2012) - Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) continues to expand its leadership team with the addition of Mike Striefel as the new Business Intelligence (BI) and ERP Consulting and Integration practice director.

Striefel, based in Minneapolis, Minn., will provide BI and ERP subject matter expertise and leadership across VIP's federal government, state and local government, and commercial divisions. VIP has a long history of helping clients of various sizes implement and support ERP and BI solutions.

"There are tremendous opportunities to deliver innovative business solutions right now," said Striefel. "HANA and rapid deployment solutions in the SAP space, and the BI industry's renewed focus on Master Data, In-Memory analytics and mobile technologies are some of the opportunities we'll address to stay competitive and continue growing. I'm happy to join a team with such a great reputation."

Striefel has a strong focus on analytics and information management with more than 19 years of IT experience, including 13 years working with SAP solutions. He comes to VIP from St. Jude Medical where he was responsible for developing IT strategy and supporting solutions focused on usability and the integration of transactional and analytics content with master data. He also has a bachelor's degree in information technology.

"It's an exciting time for VIP as we grow and expand our BI and ERP practices," said VIP Senior Vice President, Jeff Mullins. "Our experience with industry leading solutions coupled with Mike's expertise creates tremendous opportunity. We're very pleased he's joining our team."

For more information about VIP, visit its website.

About VIP
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) is an IT services and management consulting firm that helps government and commercial clients in various industries increase productivity, maximize revenue, improve performance, mitigate risks, and reduce costs. VIP has six offices across the U.S. including its headquarters in Folsom, Calif. Learn more about VIP at

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