ABOUT US

For over 30 years, COTG has provided superior document management, hardware, and software solutions to businesses throughout the Midwest.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox Business Solutions, Inc. Xerox is a $22 billion dollar American company that invented the photocopier and pioneered this industry. It’s a combination that provides your business with the substance and credibility of a worldwide corporation with the trustworthiness and reliability of a locally owned company. COTG’s local autonomy and leadership enables us to be your single-source solution for every facet of document imaging.

Nationwide Resources: As a Xerox Company, we can provide unsurpassed first-party nationwide service. We centrally manage fleet reporting, escalation procedures, coverage and guaranteed rates.

  • Local Accountability: We are able to better serve our customers’ needs in a timely manner.
  • Local Inventory: We can providing faster access and greater resources to our service technicians.
  • Competency: Because we are locally operated, our staff understands the regional dynamics that impact our customers differently. We have the ability to make decisions in the best interest of our customers.
  • Local Billing: We provide local billing that customize invoices, answer questions and resolve issues to provide a better customer experience.
  • Experience: We are the leader in the transition for new hardware and software trends. We deliver solutions addressing a broad range of document requirements to our customers. We are setting new standards for workflow solutions.
  • Consistency: We treat our customers as long term business partners. Our Quarterly Business Reviews are designed around our clients to ensure that we are performing to the highest standards and level of support.

Our Mission Statement

COTG is committed to creating and sustaining our business partnerships by inspiring a uniqueperspective on solutions while providing each of our clients with world-class service that willoptimize their organization’s goals and initiatives.

Our Vision Statement

To be the most valued company to our employees, customers, business partners, and the communitieswhere we live and work.

Letter from the President

When it comes to you, our customer, COTG’s mission has remained the same: to deliver highly measurable results for you each and every day.

Our goal is about working as partners, identifying opportunities for transforming your business and positioning your company for success in today’s ever-changing business environment. It’s about making a difference and creating value. We will discover cost-saving opportunities, uncover hidden inefficiencies and create sustainability and stability for your company.

At COTG, we believe that investing in you – our customer, our employees, our suppliers and others – demonstrates our desire to strengthen our long-term relationships. It helps us, as partners, to build a better business and work with better people.

Dan Tuohy
President

Leadership

COTG is privileged to have such a collective group of experienced and ambitious leaders to guide our organization.Their mastery efforts surrounding digital imaging has truly driven us to great heights. COTG undoubtedly has a bright future in the document management industry under their watch.

Dan Tuohy

President

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•Graduate of Marquette University
•Joined COTG as Vice President of Sales, Eastern Region in 2011
•Named President of COTG, July 1st 2016
•Has over 20 years of previous leadership experience in B2B, including Vice President of two Fortune 100 companies
•Currently active within the Chicagoland YMCA
•Credited for COTG’s March of Dimes partnership, volunteer, & fundraising activities
•Has received numerous Presidential Sales Recognitions & Awards throughout career

Gina Lyerla

CFO

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•Graduate of University of Illinois – Chicago
•Joined COTG as a File Clerk in 1995
•Has served numerous roles within COTG, including Data Entry Clerk, Assistant to Warehouse Manager/Inventory Control,Sales Administrative Assistance, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller and Controller
•Has received numerous recognitions & awards, including: ◦GIS Global Leader: 2001
◦GIS Administrative Manager of the Year: 2009
◦Daily Herald’s CFO of the Year Honoree: 2014

Bob Clark

Vice President, Operations

Mark Curtin

Vice President of Information Technology

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•Graduate of Minneapolis Technical Institute
•Joined COTG in 2000 as a Network Administrator
•Has over 6 years’ experience as a freelance audio engineer & 5 years in professional audio repair
•Has over 5 years’ experience in IT in the insurance industry (State Farm)
•Microsoft Certified

Phil Dinella

Vice President of Service

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•Joined COTG as an Order Processor in 2003
•Became Inventory Control Manager in 2006, Service Operations Manager in 2010, Director of Operations in 2013,and promoted to current role – Vice President, Service in 2016
•Credited with the creation and development of COTG Operations Reviews for leadership team
•Has over 20 years of Operations and Customer Service experience, including over 10 years of previousleadership experience within the Industrial Supplies Industry
•Has received numerous recognitions & awards, including:
◦W.W. Grainger – Employee of the Year: 1996, 1997
◦W.W. Grainger – Manager of the Year: 2001, 2003
◦COTG – Manager of the Year: 2009

Cheryl Beckman

Vice President, Healthcare

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•Graduate of Eastern Illinois University
•Joined COTG as an Account Executive, Sales in 1996
•Credited with the development of the Healthcare Division of COTG
•Has 20 years of experience consulting in the Healthcare Industry, currently works with over 100hospitals, including their Medical Groups, Clinics, and other affiliates
•Has served numerous leadership roles within COTG, including Major Account Executive and Director of Healthcare
•Has received numerous recognitions & awards, including: ◦Rookie Sales Rep of the Year: 1996
◦COTG Sales Rep of the Year: 1997 – 2012
◦GIS Sales Rep of the Year: 2002 – 2012

•Currently the only Sales recipient of the “Global’s Greatest” Green Jacket, the highest individual leadershiprecognition within the corporation

Kevin Caldwell

Vice President of Sales - East Region

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•Joined COTG as a Sales Director 2008
•Became Vice President of Sales in 2016 and is in charge of 6 directors, 0ver 40 sales professionals, and is in charge of the Loop, IOTG, and Production Sales
•Credited with showing up with passion and an energetic positive attitude everyday
•Has over 15 years of sales in the industry and is credited with hiring, developing and maintaining a consistent, high driven and successful sales teams
•Has received numerous recognitions & awards, including: ◦Sales manager of the quarter 4 times
◦COTG sales manager of the year in 2015

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