F-1 Consulting Group announces expansion of services and leadership

Technology executives join forces to offer full suite of technology solutions

Houston, Texas, February 1, 2010 – Function One Consulting Group (F-1) today announced the addition of two new members to its executive management team and a significant company expansion to offer a comprehensive line of corporate technology offerings including strategy, enterprise platforms, business applications and communications and security. Over the last two years, F-1 has become a widely recognized provider of outsourced infrastructure services across a wide range of technology platforms and has executed over $45 million of service contracts since inception of the company. The company currently has operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.

“This comprehensive slate of services reflects a new type of consultancy aimed at top IT decision makers and led by individuals with high-level executive experience and a unique understanding of corporate technology challenges,” said Dion Podgurny, F-1 president and founder. “We are building our product lines around four ‘towers’ of technology consulting services that span all facets of strategy, planning, architecture, development and engineering.”

Art Huffman has joined the firm as principal and will focus on business development activities including new products and services, partner relationships and the strategy consultancy. He has 25 years in the energy industry and has held positions as chief information officer for two major global organizations. He has served in general senior management positions with accountability for $1 billion plus businesses.

In addition, Mike Oller has been named a principal of the firm and will assume oversight for infrastructure services. He has a 30-year background in technology management roles, most recently as partner of a large technology consulting group with responsibility for outsourced infrastructure for North American energy and resources markets.

“The addition of Art’s senior experience as a chief information officer for major corporations will be invaluable as we seek to provide industry technology officers with seasoned experienced and practical help,” added Podgurny. “Mike will significantly advance our capabilities in providing senior consultancy services in areas of technology infrastructure and architecture. Both are results-oriented executives with a wide range of operational and management backgrounds that will benefit our company, and more importantly, our clients. ”

F-1 has recently opened new corporate headquarters offices at 9595 Six Pines Dr, Suite 6280 in The Woodlands. The company currently has more than 80 associates, all of whom are experts in their field specialties with a minimum of 10 years experience.

Function One Consulting Group (F-1) is a full-service technology solutions company. F-1 was formed in 2007 to fill a service gap that existed in the marketplace between large consultancies and niche agencies. Since its inception, the company has introduced a new set of choices for companies seeking high-quality technology services at competitive pricing. For more information about F-1, visit the company’s website at www.f-1consulting.com.