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Superior Consulting Services’ John Gnazzo Awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award

January 15, 2016

Minneapolis – January 15, 2016 – Superior Consulting Services (SCS), a technology firm that combines highly experienced IT professionals with Microsoft products and tools to solve business problems, today announced John F. Gnazzo has been recognized as a Microsoft Visual Studio and Development Technologies Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Gnazzo, who is a Principal Application Development Consultant at SCS, is one of just 162 Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVPs worldwide.

The Microsoft MVP is an award that annually recognizes exceptional technologists and community leaders around the world who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with users and Microsoft.

To be considered for a Microsoft MVP Award, a panel of MVP team members and Microsoft product groups evaluate each nominee’s technical expertise and voluntary community contributions for the past 12 months. The panel considers the quality, quantity and impact of each nominee’s work before selecting the year’s winners. Nominees from 90 countries around the world compete to win Microsoft MVP Awards.

“The entire SCS team would like to congratulate John on this well-deserved honor,” said Paul Purington, President and CEO of SCS. “Between his impressive skill set, committed attitude and innovative spirit, John is the definition of an MVP. With more than 20 years of experience across the wide ranging application spectrum, John continues to be an impressive leader not only in our organization, but in the larger technology community.”

Gnazzo’s role at SCS is to provide architecture, development, and technical leadership expertise across the full project lifecycle to SCS staff, clientele and community. Gnazzo is also committed to being a leader in the implementation of enterprise business solutions comprising of contemporary web, desktop and mobile technologies.

In addition, he authors a monthly world-wide coding challenge to engage developers to solve real-world technical problems, and shares first-hand experience implementing technology via blogs and case studies.

Gnazzo is a registered professional engineer with a Minnesota license, a certified project management professional, and a Six Sigma Green Belt. For more information on John F. Gnazzo, please visit his bio and blog series on the SCS website, or connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Superior Consulting Services

Superior Consulting Services, LLC (SCS) has been an active member of the Microsoft Partner Network since 1998, and currently holds Gold Competencies in Data Analytics and Application Development, and Silver Competencies in the Data Platform and Midmarket Solution Provider areas. The firm proudly serves its clients, with their best interest in mind, to deliver solutions in four core areas: business intelligence (BI) and reporting, application development, infrastructure services and SharePoint. Companies including Symbology, Inc., UCare Minnesota and Vision Woodworking rely on SCS’ highly skilled IT professionals and value the firm for its integrity, professionalism, responsiveness and innate desire to leave a lasting, positive impact.

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