Consejo, Inc. Cultivates Another Project with i.c.stars Graduates for Ball
With the support of Ball Horticultural Company, Consejo, Inc., a technology consulting firm with
offices in Chicago, IL and Hollywood, FL launched another client project with i.c.stars, a
non-profit, technology training program for young adults to build a key software application for
the horticultural leader.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2010 -- Consejo's consulting team selected two graduates to participate in the
project for Ball Horticultural Company. Adonis Latham, an i.c.stars alum and now full-time consultant for
Consejo, Inc., will provide overall technical management.
Director of Information Technology at Ball Horticultural Company, Mark Morris, finds great value in working
with Consejo and i.c.stars. The program provides his department the chance to stay in touch with new, fresh ideas
in the IT arena, while creating professional opportunities for young, hard-working individuals looking to get their
foot in the IT door. "I'm extremely pleased to have an opportunity to be working jointly with both Consejo and
i.c.stars, which enables me to take advantage of Consejo's expertise, while providing i.c.stars interns with real
work experience," expressed Mr. Morris.
This engagement also allows i.c.stars the opportunity to grow and enrich "Bridges", their social enterprise
program to another level. Eric J. Lannert, i.c.stars vice president said, "The partnership is one long chain of people
and organizations working together to pay-it-forward. In 2008, Consejo brought to i.c.stars an idea to
collaboratively build ASP.NET and SharePoint client solutions leveraging their strong methodology. The
approach uses a mix of graduates from i.c.stars in a paid apprenticeship model supervised by senior developers at
Consejo. The model has worked extraordinarily well and we are excited to be extending the Bridges program into
this part of the market."
The Ball Horticultural Company project is the second client engag