ST. LOUIS (May 11, 2016) – Kevin Rhoades, the Director of Project Solutions at TDK Technologies (TDK), was among those nominated for the 2016 Gateway to Innovation (G2I) ‘Technology Leader of the Year Award’, which recognizes an individual who has achieved notable success in leading change, increasing productivity, and effectively managing and executing business and Information Technology (IT) strategies through the progressive use of IT.

With more than 25 years’ IT experience, including the executive leadership roles of CIO and COO, Rhoades has been instrumental in growing the project solutions practice at TDK Technologies.  The practice has increased revenue by more than 300 percent and has achieved a customer retention rate of 98 percent.

“Kevin has built a world class execution team with a focus on quality delivery.  Customers enjoy working with this team and partnering on great technology solutions,” said TDK Principal David Kocs.  “Kevin does an excellent job of developing and growing individuals on the team.”

Rhoades was among 20 individuals or project teams nominated for 2016 G2I Innovation awards. The Gateway to Innovation Honorary Advisory Committee announced John Meister, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Panera Bread, as ‘Technology Leader of the Year’ at the May 11 G2I Conference at America’s Center Convention Complex in Downtown St. Louis.

About TDK Technologies

TDK Technologies, LLC is a Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE), established in 2001, with over 100 team members located in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  TDK Technologies provides information technology based e-Commerce and business process and system solutions for businesses through either staff augmentation or outsourced solution delivery.  For more information about TDK Technologies - visit www.tdktech.com. They can be reached at (636) 778-1404 or info@tdktech.com

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