Syracuse, N.Y. Gaylord Information Systems announced that announced that Pam Pidhirny has joined the organization as manager of public relations. In this newly created position, she will be responsible for relationship building with GIS's current and prospective customers, and for working with the editorial staff of library publications. She will also establish a speakers bureau to offer the library community access to GIS industry experts to speak at library conferences and at other industry forums.
"GIS has made an investment in public relations because we recognize the importance of developing two-way relationships with our customers, industry consultants and the library media. We want to hear from librarians about their library automation needs. We also want to share with them our expertise in the areas of advanced technology and library automation systems, including speaking about the exciting things that GIS is doing to help meet their needs," stated Katherine Blauer, president of GIS.
Pidhirny most recently worked as vice president of corporate development at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse where she was responsible for strategic planning, marketing, communications and fund development.She has also played a leadership role in professional communications associations, having served as a past president of the Central New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Central New York Chapter of Women In Communications Inc. (WICI).
GIS, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider, is a 26-year-old software development division of Gaylord Bros., a leading supplier in the library industry for more than a century. In addition to its library automation systems, GIS offers workflow analysis, retrospective conversion and database enhancement services to libraries of all types.
Gaylord Information Systems, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider, has been a leading supplier in the library industry for more than a century. In addition to its library automation systems, GIS offers workflow analysis, retrospective conversion and database enhancement services to libraries of all types.