TA Associates’ Cosentry Names New CEO

Omaha, Nebraska-based Cosentry said Tuesday that it has named Brad Hokamp as its new CEO. Hokamp will also join the company’s board of directors.Previously, Hokamp worked for Savvis as a senior vice president and general manager of the hosting and colocation business unit. Cosentry, a portfolio company of TA Associates, is a provider of data solutions.


Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 09, 2013
Cosentry, the trusted leader in Midwest Data Center Services, has named Brad Hokamp as its new Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Hokamp has worked in the data center, hosting, cloud and networking markets for over 27 years, working for mid-size to multibillion dollar service providers with a focus on high growth. He worked for Savvis for ten years, through a period of sustained growth, in sales and marketing executive leadership positions, with his last role as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Hosting and Colocation Business Unit. Following his experience at Savvis, Mr. Hokamp served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Telx, and most recently as the President of Layered Tech.
“Cosentry has done an excellent job in establishing itself as the leader in providing comprehensive data center services to businesses located throughout the Midwest,” said Hokamp. “In our core cities, our strategy is to operate as our customer’s local business partner in providing IT infrastructure solutions, in conjunction with delivering outstanding service. Based on a substantial capital investment from TA Associates, a leading private equity firm, Cosentry has excellent financial backing. Their initial investment and continued support will enable Cosentry to continue to meet our customer’s demand by expanding our existing data centers, provide industry leading services and customer support, and expand into new geographic markets. I am looking forward to working with the Cosentry team, the Board of Directors, and TA Associates to accelerate our position in this rapidly growing market.”
“The Cosentry Board of Directors is excited to have Brad join as Cosentry’s CEO, based on his extensive datacenter, hosting and cloud experience, and his strong reputation in the industry,” said Harry Taylor, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Cosentry. “Brad has a proven track record of driving high growth in the mid-size and enterprise markets for datacenter services, establishing thriving and dynamic corporate cultures, and building long-term, successful partnerships with customers. We look forward to similar success at Cosentry.”
About Cosentry
Cosentry is the trusted leader in Midwest Data Center Services, providing solutions that allow our customers to focus on their core business, knowing that their IT Infrastructure is operating at the highest level of reliability, performance, and security. Cosentry has over a decade of experience providing data center services throughout the Midwest region, which include Colocation, Cloud, Hosting, and Managed Services. We operate as our customer’s local business partner, taking the time to truly understand their businesses and tailoring our solutions to meet each customer’s unique IT business and technical requirements. Whether you are virtualizing, consolidating, optimizing, or fully outsourcing your data center and IT infrastructure, Cosentry can help with resilient and versatile solutions- for more information, contact us at (888) 708-0014 or visit us at http://www.cosentry.com
About TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced global middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in more than 425 companies around the world and has raised $18 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA Associates leads buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries. More information about TA Associates can be found at http://www.ta.com