August New Hire

Welcome to our newest employee Jeremy Pedroza! Jeremy is a Network Engineer and has joined Aktion’s Network Operations Center (NOC) team. Jeremy we’re glad you’re here!  #hiring

Jeremy Pedroza

Aktion Associates Named to CRN 2021 Fast Growth 150 List

Aktion announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Aktion Associates to its 2021 Fast Growth 150 list. The CRN Fast Growth 150 list ranks solution providers with gross annual sales of at least $1 million by their two-year growth rate. Aktion ranked #101 on the 2021 list.

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July New Hires

Welcome to our newest team members!

More than 20+ sales, accounting and consulting professionals joined the team with Aktion’s acquisition of Central Consulting Group (CCG), the largest Deltek partner in the U.S.

Also joining Aktion in July were Ariel Armstrong, Staff Accountant and Melissa Gnepper, Payroll and Compensation Specialist.

We’re glad you joined the team!  #hiring


Melissa Gnepper

Ariel Armstrong                        Melissa Gnepper

CCG an Aktion Associates company

Aktion Acquires Central Consulting Group (CCG)

Added Deltek Solutions and Industry-Focused Consultants to Enhance Portfolio for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Markets


Aktion today announced the acquisition of Central Consulting Group (CCG), Deltek’s largest solutions partner in the US with over 1,100 customers, effective June 30, 2021.

“This acquisition expands our customer base in the architecture, engineering, and construction markets (AEC) in North America.  The addition of the Deltek product line strengthens our product offerings in the AEC specific industry sector,” said Aktion CEO Scott Irwin.

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June New Hires

Welcome to our newest “Aktion Heroes” – Network Engineer Rick Wisniewski, Application Consultant Amy Conrad and Application Consultant Michael Burns.

We’re glad you joined the team!  #hiring

Aktion Named to CRN 2021 Solution Provider 500 List

Aktion Associates, Inc., a national ERP software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Aktion Associates to its 2021 Solution Provider (SP) 500 list. The CRN Solution Provider 500 list recognizes and ranks the top IT channel partner organizations that earned the highest revenue in North America over the past year. The SP 500 list is widely acknowledged as the industry standard for identifying the highest-performing technology integrators, strategic service providers, and IT consultants. Aktion ranked #343 on the 2021 list, up 12 spots from #355 on the 2020 list.

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May New Hires

Welcome to our newest “Aktion Heroes” – HR Generalist Natalie Phillips and Software Engineer Ken Severud. We’re glad you joined the team!  #hiring


Ken Severud

Natalie Phillips

Adrian Blackmore Hired as Director of Human Resources

Adrian Blackmore has been hired to fill the new position of Director of Human Resources. Adrian will set and execute Aktion’s overall HR strategy, including candidate recruitment, employee skill set alignment and employee engagement. Welcome to Aktion, Adrian!

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Shannon Ward Named Acumatica Product MVP

The Acumatica MVP (most valuable professional) program annually awards two badge winners — Acumatica Product MVP and Acumatica Developer MVP.  For the second year in a row, Aktion’s own Shannon Ward was named a Product MVP.  The MVP award recognizes partner employees and others for being team players by engaging with the Acumatica team, providing their real-life insights into how to improve Acumatica’s already award-winning cloud ERP software, and freely offering encouragement and advice to their fellow Acumatica users round out their MVP credentials. Congratulations Shannon!

Nick Sitar Promoted to Cloud Services Practice Manager


Nick Sitar has been promoted to Cloud Services Practice Manager. Nick will oversee all cloud hosting go-lives in Aktion’s data centers, ensuring customers receive a world-class cloud experience through our lean deployment initiatives.

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Aktion Launches New Managed Platform and Application Service Plan

“The Managed PAS Plan delivers complete peace of mind without the worry of downtime, lost data or security breaches,” said CEO Scott Irwin. The Aktion Managed PAS Plan provides maximized uptime and operational support of Aktion-certified Sage CRE and Infor Distribution ERP software solutions and the platforms on which they run.

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Aktion Named To 2020 MSP500 List


Aktion announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Aktion Associates to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This list identifies North American solution providers that deliver operational efficiencies, IT system improvements, and a higher rate of return on investments for their customers.

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Aktion Announces Two Employees Named An Acumatica MVP


Shannon Ward and Tim Rodman were named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Acumatica. This important recognition is acknowledgement of the support they devoted to the success of the Acumatica community. Tim and Shannon were recognized at Acumatica Summit held in Las Vegas on January 26, 2020.

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Ajoy Krishnamoorthy; Tim Rodman; Scott Irwin, Aktion CEO; Shannon Ward; Jon Roskill; Gib Underdown; Bob Black

Aktion Demonstrates SOC 1 Type 2 Data Security Standards Compliance

Aktion has successfully completed an independent SOC 1 Type 2 compliance audit. The completion of this audit provides evidence that Aktion Associates has a commitment to deliver high quality data hosting services to its customers by demonstrating it has the necessary system, controls and processes in place.

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Aktion Nominated For Three Acumatica Summit Awards


Aktion is nominated in three categories including Partner of the Year; Excellence Awards: Construction; and Excellence Awards: Field Service. The Acumatica Summit Awards recognize 2019 accomplishments and contributions by its partner community in selling Acumatica Cloud ERP software. The winners will be announced at Acumatica Summit 2020, Jan. 26 through Jan. 31, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

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Bob Black Named Vice President

Bob Black has been promoted to Vice President of Aktion’s new Multi-Industry Division.  Bob will lead a team of IT professionals in delivering next generation ERP software including Acumatica Construction Edition, Acumatica Cloud ERP for Distribution and Acumatica Manufacturing Edition, services and support to mid-market companies.

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Aktion Names CTO

Craig Szczublewski has been named Aktion’s Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Craig has corporate responsibility for professional services delivery to our customers which includes field networking personnel, data center operation and Network Operations Center (NOC) support services.

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Aktion Went Back to School

Aktion recently partnered with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to bring Sage Estimating to the top Civil Engineering students in the US.

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Aktion is QMTH Authorized

Aktion Associates, Inc. is a Qualified Multitenant Hoster (QMTH) authorized by Microsoft to host your Windows virtual machines via Microsoft Cloud Agreement subscription or Enterprise Agreement/MPSA on dedicated or multitenant hardware.

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