Bob Black Named Vice President, Multi-Industry Division

January 2, 2020

Maumee, OH, January 2, 2020 –  Aktion Associates, Inc., a national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, today announced the appointment of Bob Black as Vice President, Multi-Industry Division. The appointment was made in response to Aktion’s continued growth and to improve the alignment of internal resources with target industries.

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Bob Black

“2019 was an outstanding year for Aktion, our most profitable year ever,” said Scott Irwin, CEO, Aktion Associates. “I knew we needed to restructure our organization and identify a VP to head the newly-created Multi-Industry Division. This division will deliver technology solutions across several industries, including Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing. With this new structure, we’re well-positioned to meet our growth objectives,” Irwin added

As Vice President, 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. He is responsible for managing and maintaining vendor relationships, employee on-boarding and training, and practice sales and service growth.

Bob is an experienced business executive and IT consultant. Prior to being named a vice president, he successfully managed Aktion’s highly profitable Infor A+ practice. He managed more than 20 application consultants and software engineers. Bob’s hands-on, respectful approach to building a successful practice empowered his team to provide the highest level of customer service.

Prior to joining Aktion in 2006, Bob was president of Piranha Hose Products, a multi-million dollar, worldwide distributor of high-pressure hoses. Bob attended the University of Cincinnati where he studied Civil Engineering.

About Aktion Associates

Aktion Associates Inc., is a national software reseller and IT system integrator focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries. Aktion provides industry-specific, next-generation solutions through our partnerships with leading industry software providers. These solutions include ERP, Accounting, Estimating, Project Management, Service Management, eCommerce, Mobile, Analytics/Reporting, HR/Payroll, Document Management and Inventory.  The combination of these products and our dedicated network and software application specialists allows Aktion to support and service our core industries.  Every solution we offer gives our customers a choice – choice of software, choice of license and a choice of deployment. Company-owned data centers provide secure Cloud/Hosting, Disaster Recovery and Back up Services, and the Network Operations Center ((NOC) monitors/supports Managed Services clients in real-time. Aktion is an IT infrastructure provider for IBM, HP, Lenovo, Cisco, VMware and Microsoft technologies.


Libby Beemer

Aktion Associates