MORRISTOWN, NJ March 27,2017 – Electronic Access Foundation is please to announce the appointment of current Morris Township and long-time Green Village resident, Joseph M. dePoortere as a new board member with a two year term.
Mr. de Poortere is Chairman & CEO of Thomas Murphy & Associates. He has over 20 years of professional consulting experience. As a member of Thomas Murphy & Associates, Mr. de Poortere has developed multiple system solutions for some of the company’s largest clients. In addition to his consultative role Mr. de Poortere is involved with developing new business processes, improving client expectations, and ghost writing technology solutions for many organizations. But his true passion is providing clients with the know how to navigate the days every changing technology environment.
Mr. de Poortere’s expertise and industry experience includes large scale projects for BBDO Worldwide, Joseph E. Seagram & Son, Porter Novelli, Bloomberg, J & W Seligman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, The Yale Club, Ogilvy & Mather, MedImmune/AstraZeneca, The United States Department of Justice, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Hill Holliday, Legg Mason, Newark Housing Authority, Omnicom Group, Thor Equities, Sun Chemical, Mill Creek Residential Trust, Montefiore Medical Center, Dow Jones, Marriott Hotels, and United Parcel Services.
Mr. de Poortere has designed technology roll outs for Emergency Medical Associates, Newark Housing Authority, The New York Foundling, and Minskoff Equities since joining Thomas Murphy & Associates. He was the principal architect of an extensive project involving the world-wide technology standards for Legg Mason. This project alone encompassed over 40 cities in more than 25 countries. Currently he is directing the deployment of technology systems for a mental health facility in NY as well as a national real-estate developer.
“I am pleased to welcome Joe as a new Board member ” said Ryan McFadden, Volunteer of Electronic Access Foundation. “He brings a wealth of experience, expertise and contacts in the field of technology and will be a tremendous asset to our Foundation as we further our mission of ending the digital divide and working to ensure access to affordable, low-cost or free computer devices to all including veterans and their family members, low-income households and their children, seniors on fixed incomes, the unemployed searching for work and many others. We’ve donated back into the community, 1500+ computers in the last several years and hope to double that number by the end of 2018 with the assistance of Joe and many others!”
Learn more about Electronic Access Foundation at www.e-access.org