Equifax Executive Joins TAG Board of Directors
Andy Bodea Appointed to Technology Association of Georgia Board of Directors
ATLANTA (September 10th, 2013) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced that Andy Bodea, Chief Global Operations Officer of Equifax, has been appointed to serve on the 2013 TAG board of directors.
“Andy Bodea has shown tireless passion and energy for advancing Georgia’s Technology Community throughout his 25-year career,” stated Tino Mantella, TAG President and CEO. “He will be a tremendous asset to our work, and I could not be more thrilled to have him on board as we continue to build a vibrant and celebrated technology community.”
In his leadership role at Equifax, Bodea leads a team of several thousand employees and has global responsibility for strategic revenue growth initiatives, direct-to-consumer solution sales, account management, data, product development and delivery, customer service, process improvement, shared services, procurement and real estate.
Prior to working with Equifax, Bodea served in executive positions at a number of national and global organizations including Home Depot, GE Company, GE Capital Corp, Gateway Inc., McKinsey & Co. and Monitor Co. Bodea has significant experience managing big data analytics, driving sales through large accounts and call centers, leading merger integration initiatives, aligning IT and business practices, scaling businesses, creating leverage through Lean and Six Sigma programs and building performance-oriented cultures.
“I am honored to partner with an organization that has such a strong vision for the economic development of Georgia’s technology industry,” said Bodea. “I look forward to helping TAG harness their spirit of innovation to make Georgia a top five state for technology by 2015.”
TAG has 66 active members on its board of directors representing large, medium and small companies across a multitude of Georgia’s technology sectors. Members of the BOD support TAG events and initiatives throughout the year and advocate on behalf of the organization. For a complete list of directors, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/board-of-directors.php.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. In 2013, Equifax was named a Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 50 company, was #3 in Fortune’s Most Admired list in its category, and was named to InfoWeek 500 as well as the FinTech 100.
For more information, please visit www.equifax.com.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 21,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 33 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com.
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.