By Caylon Miller, Membership Consultant
Membership consultant Caylon Miller recently sat down with husband and wife team Justin and Michelle Ried, co-owners of Cyber Vines, LLC. During their chat, Caylon learned that Justin and Michelle started their careers in the U.S. Navy, and have both experience and an education in the IT and Business industries. Both have worked in technology for many years, and obtained the tools to be experienced leaders and believe in bettering business through the use of technology. Want to learn more about them? Read on!
My favorite part about doing business in Dallas is?
Justin has worked in the IT industry for many years and performed work around the globe, and feels the business climate in Dallas is different from anywhere else in the world. Justin enjoys doing business in a friendly and professional manner, and thinks the people in the city of Dallas are kind, honest and a pleasure to do business with. The southern hospitality and welcoming spirit of the city is unmatched.
Please tell me a little bit about Cyber Vines?
Cyber Vines is good at what we do because we love technology, and what it can do for clients. We understand technology from its origins and thereby fully understand how it works, and how it should work for each specific client and their industry, type, size, and style of business. We want to see our clients succeed by streamlining IT budgets and using well-planned solutions, along with carefully selected, implemented and maintained support. We know that technology can help clients grow while cutting overall costs, and work to deliver exceptional support to every client. Each client receives a personal touch and individualized care.
What is your proudest accomplishment since joining Cyber Vines?
We started this company from the ground up, the day after our youngest son was born. Through hardship and struggle, we overcame obstacles and gained clients one by one. Hard work, knowledge, experience, dedication, and superior customer service have paved the way for Cyber Vines’ success. We wrote and designed our own website (www.cybervines.com), created marketing campaigns and worked tirelessly in order to assist their clients in a personal and individualized manner. We are always there for our clients, any time of day or night.
This mentality and hard work has really paid off for Cyber Vines. The company has grown substantially. In fact, Cyber Vines has secured a 5-year contract with a local University as their overall technical support team.
What is one important fact/goal that you would like for us to know about Cyber Vines?
Cyber Vines is a veteran owned, and woman owned IT business. Cyber Vines is currently pending approval as an officially registered HUB (Historically Under Utilized Business), and WBE (Woman Business Enterprise) in the state of TX. We are involved with the Dallas Regional Chamber, and registered with the CMBL.
What is one piece of advice that you have received as a business leader that you like to pass along to others?
No two clients or businesses are alike. Each client and specific business must be recognized as separate and unique. Clients deserve individualized, custom, and tailored technical support. The business of technology is Cyber Vines’ business; their clients need to achieve their professional goals. Cyber Vines’ wants to help their clients grow with technology.
For more information about Cyber Vines, visit their website at http://www.cybervines.com.