Dillon Gage Welcomes New CIO Tom Grounds

International precious metals dealer Dillon Gage Metals of Dallas recently welcomed Tom Grounds as Chief Information Officer.
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ADDISON, Texas - Feb. 3, 2014 - PRLog -- International precious metals dealer Dillon Gage Metals of Dallas recently welcomed Tom Grounds as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, he is charged with formalizing IT services and operations for the Dillon Gage (http://www.dillongage.com/) group of companies which includes metals trading, worldwide metals distribution, financial services, and the Digital Metals division – responsible for the FizTrade trading platform development and operation, private wealth management, insurance, and a global non-profit, HELPs International.

“Dillon Gage has an excellent reputation in the industry, and I look forward to making a contribution,” says Grounds. “Staying at the forefront of technology is critical for businesses today. While our customers may not see the actual changes, they will be the ultimate beneficiaries of our increasing corporate efficiencies, and projects like moving the IT data center services from an on-site center to cloud services – preparing us for flexibility and future growth.”

“Tom brings a wealth of experience to this position,” said Terry Hanlon, President of Dillon Gage Metals. “Among his strengths are streamlining and improving processes, implementing state-of-the-art technologies, reducing costs, focusing on  long term technology excellence, and keeping customer needs at the forefront. At Dillon Gage, we always remember to make our customer’s needs a priority.”

Grounds attended Bethel College in Tennessee. Tom served as manager of data processing at Pancho’s Management Corporation and senior Program Management Office manager for Cargill.  He moved to Dallas in 1994.

Since then, Grounds has worked in the consulting, management and development fields. His first job in Dallas was as owner and chief software architect for Universal Methodology Group, a professional services organization that provided custom development for the PRISM ERP Suite. Immediately prior to coming to Dillon Gage, Grounds was Vice President of the Richardson Solution Center for Vertex Business Services – a North American customer management services company for utilities providers. In between, he was a manager and principal at Pariveda Solutions, an IT consulting and business systems planning firm; a manager at Hitachi Consulting, an international management and consulting firm; and director of IT for former wireless messaging service company PageNet.


About Dillon Gage Metals

Dillon Gage Inc. of Dallas
(DillonGage.com) was founded in 1976 and its companies include:

·         Dillon Gage Metals (www.DillonGage.com/Metals), one of the largest precious metals dealers in the U.S. 800-375-4653

·         FizTrade Online Trading, (www.FizTrade.com), which offers real-time trading for bid and ask markets for gold, silver platinum and palladium. 800-375-4653

·         Digital Metals a resourceresponsible for delivering advanced tools and technologies that enable dealers to be more successful in their businesses. The company offers cloud-based solutions for physical precious metals built upon the Digital Metals Platform.

·         Diamond State Depository LLC (www.DiamondStateDepository.com), a secure and insured precious metals and certified coin depository outside Wilmington, DE. 888-322-6150

·         International Depository Services of Canada Inc. (www.IDSofCanada.com), a secure and insured precious metals and certified coin storage facility near Toronto. 855-362-2431

For more information on Dillon Gage Metals, please visit www.dillongage.com/metals or phone 800-375-4653. Follow Dillon Gage on Twitter @DillonGage, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/dillongage or the Dillon Gage Metals Blog: http://dillongageblog.com/. For the Dillon Gage Metals Smartphone App, visit the iTunes store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dillon-gage-metals/id586486914) or Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dillongage.metals).

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