September 24, 2019: BH Technology Group, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of seniors in Greater Atlanta through the use of technology , is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Guelzo, Director of Talent Development at the staffing firm Optomi, to its Board of Directors.
Well-connected in his role at Optomi, Guelzo has held several roles in the organization to include building out the company’s recruitment and training programs, launching new divisions and helping to grow Optomi exponentially to over a $100 million run rate in just six years. A former Antisubmarine Air Control Instructor for the United States Navy, his approach to “paying it forward” by volunteering with Career Transition Ministry in Atlanta was featured on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer.
“Daniel is a true social media guru,” said Malcolm Willis, Chair of BH Technology’s Board of Directors. “He is also a nationally recognized recruiting expert. His experience will help BH Tech get the word out about the great work our volunteers are doing to engage seniors in technology, helping them live happier, healthier and longer lives.”
Explaining his decision to join BH Technology’s board, Guelzo says “Older adults paved the way for today’s digital economy and yet not all older adults are equipped to reap its benefits. BH Tech’s program of small group and one-on-one technology training sessions is having a transformative effect on the community.”
Other members of BH Technology’s Board of Directors include:
Malcolm Wills, former Operations Launch Manager, Verizon Telematics
Seth Deitchman, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Carrie Bates Hastings, Consultant, Bates Hastings LLC
Patrick Hiller, CEO and Co-Founder, Cumberland Group
Tim Huff, VP IT Infrastructure and Operations, CRH Americas Materials
Susan Mosley, GVP Financial Crimes Compliance Technology, SunTrust Bank
Susan Sturgess, Director IT Support, Jackson Healthcare
About BH Technology Group
Many older adults struggle with the silent plague of social isolation and loneliness, which can negatively impact physical wellbeing, mental health, and life expectancy. BH Tech Group guides older adults in the use of technology, enabling them to lead a happier, healthier and longer life by minimizing social isolation and loneliness, maintaining independence, and remaining mentally active. Since inception in 2012, BH Tech Group has delivered technology education to more than 5,000 older adults in the Greater Atlanta area, including 900 in 2018 alone. For more information about BH Tech Group, please visit www.bhtechgroup.org.
Carrie Bates Hastings