January 28, 2015
2014 Chairman’s Award winner
President and Chief Operating Officer at Acumen IT
Toby Stansell joined Acumen IT in August 2011 as president and chief operating officer. Acumen is one of the largest technology companies in the Southeast, providing IT support to companies of all sizes. Stansell works to enable companies to make better business decisions faster, increase competitive advantages and maximize profitability.
At the end of 2013, the company experienced top-line revenue growth of 35 percent and achieved a level of profitability never before attained during Acumen’s 14-year history. Before joining Acumen, Stansell was president of OOBE Inc, a locally based corporate apparel and uniform provider. Under his guidance, the company saw growth in revenue and profitability.
Stansell has been actively involved in the Chamber in various capacities for seven years. He currently serves as the Chamber’s vice-chair of economic growth and prosperity. He is instrumental in many different Chamber programs, including NEXT, ACCELERATE! and the Minority Business Accelerator.