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People On The Move Joe Simile named President and COO of Simile Construction Service, Inc. (Continued from page 17) Simile Construction has completed hundreds of projects across California over the past two decades. Among its signature achievements in the Modesto area are the stylish Scenic Oaks business park, the renovation of the historic State Theatre and many of the car dealerships along north McHenry Avenue as well as health and fitness clubs, churches, and medical and dental offices. Currently under construction are a new Mazda auto dealership and the new Warden’s Office Supply facility. Simile Construction’s team is proficient in the design-build process, which offers flexibility and greater coordination from start to finish. It also has experience in all kinds of construction – wood-framed, structural steel and concrete tilt-up – and has built single- and multiple-story buildings, complete shopping centers and office parks. “We’ve worked up and down the state,” said Guy Simile, “but the relationships we cherish the most are the ones we’ve created

locally. This is our home and we’re proud to have assisted other local businesses in realizing their own dreams.” The Christian values of Simile Construction – honesty, integrity and quality -- are rooted in Guy and Gina Simile’s faith and vision for the type of company they wanted to create. Those values will be carried forward with their son at the helm. “By offering our time, talent and treasure, and operating a business that gives back unconditionally and in a manner that is pleasing to God,” Guy Simile said, “we have been blessed with an abundance of work and clients who stay with us, knowing that everyone at Simile Construction Service will take care of them with honesty and integrity while delivering the highest quality

People On The Move Datapath Acquires Former Prime Shine IT Executive, Appoints as Regional President Datapath is pleased to announce the appointment of John Sablan as Regional President, effective January 2, 2019. “I am impressed by the values Datapath operates by.” states Sablan. “Having been a Datapath client who experienced excellent service delivery and support from the technical staff, I know the needs of both the customer and the service provider. I’m confident in our team and the vision we have to grow and improve the services Datapath provides.”


In this role, Sablan will be responsible for leading and overseeing the vision, strategy and operations of the Datapath locations throughout the Central Valley. He will provide strategic IT leadership, direction and help to improve the delivery of technology solutions that help power our businesses and drive innovation and operational excellence throughout the organization. “John will play a fundamental role in continuing to grow our brand and businesses in a world of rapidly changing technology,” says David Darmstandler, Datapath Co-founder and CEO. “His perspective, leadership and vision will be critical in helping us achieve our goal of becoming the leading IT company on the West Coast, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Datapath.” Sablan is a technology executive with nearly 20 years of experience.


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He joins Datapath most recently from Prime Shine Incorporated, where he served as Director of IT providing strategic and technical leadership for 19 retail locations across three counties. Prior to his role at Prime Shine, John had been part of the senior IT leadership team in both Infrastructure and Application roles for Foster Farms Poultry, based in Livingston, CA. “We are thrilled to welcome John to Datapath. John has played an instrumental role in companies that have experienced substantial growth while improving their customer experience. We look forward to John continuing that success as part of the Datapath family.” says James Bates, Datapath Co-founder and CTO. Sablan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems as well as his MBA from California State University, Stanislaus. Headquartered in Modesto, CA., Datapath is a leading IT solutions provider to the mid-market and public sector. A highly-recognized company with vast capabilities, Datapath provides outsourced and supplemental services to help organizations and IT staff accomplish more and boldly grow.


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Progress Magazine March 2019  

Progress Magazine March 2019