UpTop Hires Industry Leading Director of Business Development

SEATTLE, WA – UpTop (www.uptopcorp.com), a UX design and development studio, today announced that Vennessa Dirks has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of regional and national accounts as the Director of Business Development.

Dirks comes with a wealth of experience in the technology industry, having spent the last seven years at LG Consulting where she was instrumental in acquiring numerous accounts ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.

In her role at UpTop, Dirks will bring extensive business development experience to UpTop’s team by helping them continue their success of growing business both in the Puget Sound region and with Fortune 500 companies across the country. “I am coming to UpTop because I know I can make a big impact,” notes Dirks. “Seattle continues to rapidly grow as a global technology hub and I’m looking to increase UpTop business locally and nationally by taking advantage of that. I think we have the potential to triple our business in 2-3 years.”

Peter Nash, Senior Director of Business Development said, “Vennessa’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made her a key addition to the UpTop brand. She brings energy, experience, industry connections, and a unique perspective to our business and we are thrilled to have her join the team.”

“New business opportunities and increasing demand from our clients prompted us to look for an addition to our team. We sought someone who would fit in with our ethos of exceptional service and business results,” notes CEO John Sloat. “It is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Vennessa’s caliber to fulfill this role. I am confident that she will play a key part in growing our business in the near future.”

Dirks is a graduate of Notre Dame de Namur University where she graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in both Business Management and Communications.

About UpTop
UpTop is a Seattle-based UX design and development studio. UpTop has a long history of solving customers’ business needs by creating web and mobile solutions that increase revenue and improve existing online processes. For more information, please see www.uptopcorp.com.

Company contact:
Kadee Gray
kgray@uptopcorp.com
(206) 521-5705