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Quality Business Solutions Director of I.T. Named as 2018 SC CIO Award Winner

Contact: Megan E. Finnern, 864-610-2539, megan@qualitybsolutions.net


Travelers Rest, S.C., October 17, 2018 — Quality Business Solutions, Inc.’s (QBS) Director of Information Technology Morgan Willingham has been named as one of the honorees for this year’s inaugural SC CIO Awards.

The awards recognize South Carolina-based Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), VPs of Information Technology, IT Directors, etc. who have demonstrated the following key characteristics: the ability to work productively with business partners, the alignment of technology direction with the company’s strategy, innovation either internally or in the form of new products or services, growth in their information technology team, demonstration of strong leadership and involvement in their community.

Integrated Media Publishing and AcumenIT will honor the 2018 recipients of the SC CIO Awards on Thursday, November 1 at the SC State Museum in Columbia, SC. Recipients were selected by a team of external judges that reviewed their nomination form and scored based on a series of questions answered detailing their work accomplishments. The scores were averaged which determined the top recipients.

“At QBS, much of our growth and ability to serve clients to the highest possible standard is due to our continued investment in technology,” said Willingham. “In recent years, we have continued to streamline and integrate our internal and external systems to maximize our resources and enhance the client experience. I am truly honored to receive this award for the work I do in serving my team and our clients each day.” 

This year’s recipients include:

  • Martin (Marty) Stewart, AnMed Health
  • Brandon Herring, Armada Analytics, Inc.
  • Tom Carr, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORs
  • David Zendzian, Carpenter NY Development
  • William “Bill” Brown, Greenville County School District
  • Andy Patel, HillSouth iT Solutions
  • Mike Caputo, MUSC Health
  • Hank Jibaja, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Morgan Willingham, Quality Business Solutions, Inc.
  • Dan Johnson, ReWa (Renewable Water Resources)
  • Adrian Brown, Seibels
  • Charles Bennett, Smith Drug Company
  • Jeff DeLong, South State Bank


The CIO Lifetime Achievement Award recipient  and Judge’s Choice Awards will also be announced at the event..

The SC CIO Awards was formed to recognize IT talent in South Carolina. The recipients will be featured in the December issue of Greenville Business Magazine and Columbia Business Monthly and the January/February issue of Charleston Business Magazine. “The recipients reflect the type of high standard of talent located in South Carolina that are driving our industries forward” says Lori Coon, COO of Integrated Media Publishing.

More information about the awards can be found at

About QBS

A 100 percent woman-owned business founded in 2000, Quality Business Solutions, Inc. (QBS) offers a wide and comprehensive range of integrated PEO/ASO services, including payroll administration, unemployment management, insurance, benefit administration, human resources, workers’ compensation and tax reporting, that can be tailored to meet each company’s individual needs. The company employs a team of experts familiar with the most innovative and advanced business processes and strategies in these areas, providing a cost-effective outsourced solution for non-core business functions. From insight to implementation, QBS is focused on taking the burden of this type of work away from its clients, allowing them to focus on what’s most important to their business and creating long-term, cost-conscious and turnkey solutions that improve productivity, minimize risk and drive value. For more information, visit www.qualitybsolutions.net.