FleetNet America is expanding its information-technology (IT) capabilities with the additional hiring of five IT specialists as well as plans to continue expanding in the coming months. Leading the expansion of the department is the hiring of a new manager of software xevelopment, Sly Bericic, who has over 12 years of experience in the software engineering and development field. Bericic served in the military for 20 years, managing Logistics and Quality Assurance missions.
His previous position was software development manager for MRI Software. Bericic has been an active adjunct professor for the University of Phoenix since 2008. He has taught at the Bachelor and Masters levels in the Information Technology program in such topics as Business SQL, Intro to Programming and Logic, and Business Information Systems.
David Perkins joins FleetNet fas the new network and server administrator. Perkins has had many years of experience in the technical field working in both private and state government infrastructure areas.
Andrew Lineberger, a graduate of Appalachian State, now heads up customer and vendor integration development. His previous experience includes the retail tire industry.
Pam McSwain, training coordinator, fills a special position for the organization and responsibilities include maintenance of FleetNet’s training materials and curriculum. She will be working closely with each department to establish training baselines for new hires and continuing education for existing employees.
Jason Graton, an Appalachian State graduate, joins FleetNet as a software developer. He will be heading up the sales and use tax development among other projects. His previous positions include web developer for social networking and a global language study site.