QTS COO Jim Reinhart to Chair Blueprint Virginia’s Technology, Innovation and Startups Committee
Blueprint Virginia is Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Plan
Overland Park, Kan. (March 7, 2014) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, announced that Jim Reinhart, COO – Operations and Development, has been appointed by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce to chair the Blueprint Virginia’s Industry Council on Technology, Innovation and Startups.
Reinhart, who has more than 25 years of managerial and operations experience, guides QTS’ development, engineering, service delivery and operations teams. Prior to joining QTS in July 2012, Reinhart was with Genworth, where he held executive roles in operations, technology, strategy and marketing. His professional experience also includes managerial roles at Capital One and Hewlett-Packard.
Blueprint Virginia, facilitated by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, is a comprehensive effort to provide business leadership direction and long-range economic development planning for Virginia. Blueprint Virginia is a yearlong statewide initiative to bring together all sectors of economic development, including technology, to craft a strategy for economic competitiveness for the Commonwealth.
“I’m proud to be able to support the state of Virginia,” said Reinhart. “I look forward to working with the Chamber of Commerce, other Industry Council Chairs and community leaders to prepare the state for a brighter future.”
Reinhart earned a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center products, including custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3), providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 10 data centers in seven states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 3.8 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 875 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit http://www.qtsdatacenters.com or call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.
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