May 19, 2009 – ATLANTA, GA – High Tech Ministries, a nonprofit organization that leads people into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ by developing, encouraging and equipping ambassadors for Christ in the Atlanta technology community, today announced the appointment of David Thompson, founder and assistant CEO of Thompson Technologies, and Rusty Gordon, former CEO of Knowlagent, Inc. from 2001-2008, to its board of directors. David and Rusty join a group of distinguished technology executives who assist and guide High Tech Ministries, including Chairman Charlie Paparelli, president and founder of Paparelli Ventures.
“We are honored to have as accomplished executives as David and Rusty lend their talent in guiding our ministry,” said Charlie Paparelli, Chairman of High Tech Ministries. “Leaders like these have seen first-hand how active God is in our communities, business environments and families. Their experience and insight will help us further High Tech Ministries’ mission to lead people to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.”
As founder and assistant CEO of Thompson Technologies, David Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge to the board and his personal experience of working hand-in-hand with the Lord. Starting in his home office 14 years ago, publicly declaring “God as his CEO”, David’s Company catapulted to a $30M business and has been the recipient of numerous growth awards including, Inc. 500, Atlanta PaceSetters, Best Places to Work in Atlanta and Top 50 Atlanta Entrepreneurs.
Former CEO of Knowlagent, Inc., Rustry Gordon is a successful business leader who has profitably started or turned around eight technology companies in his career. Under Rusty’s leadership, Knowlagent experienced significant customer growth. Gordon will bring his leadership skills and management expertise to his position on the High Tech Ministries Board.
“High Tech Ministries has played a significant role in leading individuals in the technology marketplace into a closer relationship with God,” said Rustry Gordon. “I am committed to High Tech Ministries and its continued efforts to help Atlanta’s technology leaders become ambassadors for Christ.”
About High Tech Ministries
For more information, visit www.hightechministries.org.
About Thompson Technologies
To learn more about Thompson Technologies, please visit www.thompsontechnologies.com.
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