Recommendations

Christopher Davis  - TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER/ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT at Wells Fargo
"You were such a huge help.... Your experience was invaluable. I am also so glad your company has done so well, could not think of a better person that deserves it. All the best."

Tim Redmond - Fenner Dunlop Americas - Director Information Technology
Greg has implemented a Maintenance System, in place of the Reactive System, so that systems and users can operate at peak levels without equipment downtime, resulting in near 100% uptime and availability, while reducing IT cost by 67% the first year, through system monitoring, maintenance, asset management, and user education. Greg follows all Fenner Safety Guidelines. 

Greg is a good communicator, transferring thoughts and expressed ideas in oral and written form. He does his homework then gives appropriate solutions in a clear, concise and compelling manner.
Greg is an Exceptional Performer

Greg brings good technical knowledge and experience to his position. FDA an IT perspective, he has all the qualifications we need (computers, networks, IP Telepathy, and Epicor.) 

Greg thinks of ways to apply new developments to improve organizational performance of our employee's as well as the machines. He has the functional competence, knowledge and skills to advance our plant to where we need to be over the next five years.

Greg has proven to be an effective mediator at times and hold an open and honest position about problems and their potential solutions. He is good at holding to department standards and keeping appropriate confidential material. He has established a good reputation for honesty and fairness. I hold all It department members to a high standard in this category and Greg meets those high standards fully.

He brings new and different ideas for solving business and process problems with various forms of Technology. I look forward to incorporate Greg and his experience more heavily into FDA IT tasks and decisions.

David Kilgore, President, Leggett & Platt - Store Fixture Group.
It, IP Telepathy, Cloud, Webpage and Epicore ERP... “Greg Allen, Active Technologies, worked tirelessly to complete each task on time, within budget, and in a manner that met or exceeded our expectations. He proved to be a valuable strategic and tactical resource, and has set the standard for commitment, loyalty, honesty, and integrity. Greg is a true professional, and we highly recommend him for any role with similar responsibilities.

Tim Davis - President at Stat Medical X-ray Tubes, Inc.
Since Greg Allen and Active Technologies has been managing our systems, they have run flawlessly and virus free. He has met or exceeded his promise of 100% up-time and availability while save us 30% or more on IT costs. Everybody should use Greg Allen's services for It Internet IP Phones and Cloud.
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

Doc Hall -  Editor Emeritus Target, Association for Manufacturing Excellence
“When Greg created the manufacturing production software for Williams Technologies, the outcome was very effective system for a lean environment, with features well ahead of its time, and done on time with a very lean budget too.” 

John Christian Bohren II "Yanni" - Attorney
“Greg came to my rescue when our BIG FIRM IT professionals couldn't figure out a software issue; Greg figured it out and had me up and running in a day! Greg is extremely knowledgeable with computers, software, hardware and the internet and always made me feel confident that he could get the job done (or at least tell me if it couldn't be done.) I also like the fact that he is continuously striving to learn about the latest technology. He's not a bad guy, either" 
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Kelly Turley, Senior Vice President at W. W. Williams Company
“Greg is an intelligent thinker who is always looking forward to how he can move the business forward using his areas of expertise.” 

Matt Flanagan, General Manager, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, South
“Greg is capable and goal-oriented. I have regular contact with Greg on a weekly basis. He is always upbeat and refreshing to be around. Any assignment given to Greg is completed in a timely and comprehensive manner.” 

Lisa - Jeff Dutton - Hand Me Downs Childrens Store
contracted Greg at Active Technologies, LLC to develop a webpage for our store and handle Hosting and Search Engine Optimization
You're the best!!! Thanks!

Christopher Davis, IT Administrator - Wells Fargo Bank
hired Greg as a IT Consultant more than once “I had the privilege of working with Greg on several issues. Greg was on time, professional, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to work with. Greg has the ability to think outside the box to come to a resolution.”
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value

Ellen Priest, President & Publisher, Summerville Communications
“Greg has been a great asset to the Chamber of Commerce in his role as ambassador, volunteering his time to help our community.

Gary M Wellborn - President / CEO at Atlantic Coastal Environmental, LLC
“I know Greg to be a diligent and focused individual who is serious about providing a quality experience to his clients. For integrity and professionalism you will not find a better individual.
I would work with Greg again any day.” 

Jason Rameshwar,
Hired Greg as a IT Consultant. “I recommend Greg Allen and can attest to his warmth, honesty and knowledge in the technical arena and willingness to assist and provide guidance.
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

Jan Freeman - Broker Century21 Properties Plus
Hired Greg as a Writer/Editor  “Greg is a detail oriented professional who gets the job done!” 
Top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative

Scott Muniz -  President, Dr. Ware Technology Services
“Greg is a consummate professional and a joy to work with. I've had the pleasure of working with him on several projects in Charleston, SC. He is considerate, hardworking, honest, diligent, and knowledgeable – a rare breed indeed. I am happy to recommend him and I’m confident his technical skills and personal ethics will be an asset to your team.” 

Scott Sandell, USMMCA President
“It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Greg Allen and Active Technologies to your organization. It would be extremely difficult to find someone with as much energy, or as committed to the successful, and professional operation of your business. In addition, Greg Allen has proven himself to be highly ethical, and with a strong devotion to his family, and a deep faith. He we be, without question, a major asset to your organization.”

George Albaugh, CMBA Secretary/Treasurer
“Greg Allen not only created the web site for The Classic Moth Boat Association, but has tirelessly maintained the site and provided the club with invaluable technical support and expertise not only in times of trouble, which on the internet are at times daily, but he has also creatively guided us over the years as our site has become increasingly larger and gained more sophisticated content. I highly recommend Greg Allen for consideration for any IT position requiring innovative thinking and tireless devotion to task.”

Lynn V. Whitner, President, American Electric, LLC.
“It is with great pleasure and without hesitation that I recommend Greg Allen and Active Technologies for web page design, web hosting, and search engine optimization. Our web page is always current, complete, accurate, and we have never experienced any downtime. Greg sets the example for excellent workmanship.

Keith Clarno, President, Tuthill Cable Craft Division
Contracted Greg at Active Technologies, LLC for SAP Go Live Training and Data Conversion“All trainees passes their SAP Go Live exams with better-than-average scores, and the data transition was smooth. Greg acquired pre-release SAP Computer Based Training CDs" or "CBTs" from CBT Systems at no charge, organized groups, setup a "Sand Box", assisted in determining BUCs (Business Unit Champions), SuperUsers and a Validation Team . Due, in part, to Greg’s tireless efforts, expertise, and creativity, our SAP Go Live was a resounding success."

Williams Technologies, ProNet Project
contracted Greg at Active Technologies, LLC to develop software and integrate hardware for a new enterprise production system
“It was a "Eureka!" moments said Jeff Anderson, President of Williams Technologies. "Greg tripped across technologies that were exactly what I had in mind and was able to pull it off," In two months, the ProNet pilot, a control valve body operation, was producing twice as many control valves with the same number of people. The work force could now produce many different transmission models in any quantity on one remanufacturing line. Cycle times have shortened by 50%, and the project resulted in sales to Ford, Allison, and Nissan. In addition, Allen completed the project one month ahead of schedule and under budget. ."

Computer World Article - "Picture This" by Alan Alter about development of a successful Manufacturing Shop Floor System

Computer World Article - "Bringing In The Users" by Natalie Engler about gently working with and training system users

Computer World Article - "Appropriate Technology" by Alan Alter about how appropriate technology can really benefit business

Target Magizine - Associates for Manufacturing Excellence by Robert Hall about ProNET Manufacturing System and how it changed manufacturing