PROVO, Utah, July 6, 2017 –– Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Cluff to Chief Information Officer. Chad has worked at Backstage for 20 years and has fulfilled many roles, including metadata services technician, technical services developer, authority control programmer, software development and IT head, and now chief information officer. He is a PMP-certified leader who has worked with numerous clients, internal and external, in various formats to develop custom solutions to complicated data problems. Chad will be responsible for the information, data, and programming needs of the company.
Chad's insights, knowledge, and many years of service and experience at Backstage will be a valuable tool in the company's mission to provide the best possible service to its clients.
"Data is at the center of everything we do at Backstage. We work with libraries and special institutions to better access, improve, create, and disseminate data.
"I believe in fostering a world-class library service organization and furthering Backstage's use of emerging technology, data trends and other resources to create innovative solutions for our clients' ultimate success.
"I'm looking forward to working closely with Backstage staff in leveraging their experience and talent to better serve our clients."
Nate Cothran, president of Backstage states:
"As Backstage continues to grow and expand its core services, it makes sense to invest in our infrastructure to better serve the needs of our customers and each other. Chad brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our information and technology processes and we look forward to maximizing that synergy across all of the departments in our company."
About Backstage Library Works
Backstage's objective is to provide the most technologically advanced, high quality, yet efficient means for delivering professional library services. With over 25 years of experience, the company is known for its expertise in handling complex and unique projects. Backstage specializes in solutions for cataloging, authority control, digitization, preservation microfilm, and on-site needs. In providing services to more than a thousand libraries, large and small, public and private, and in locations across the globe, Backstage has cultivated an understanding of libraries, their mission, their operations, and the challenges they face. Backstage offices are located in Provo, Utah, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.