Santa Fe Springs, CA – May 7, 2013: Tangram Interiors has formed a new company called PARALLELTEK, a unified communications solutions provider. The company will be focused on network cabling, audiovisual and security systems. PARALLELTEK will be led by Anthony Minite, who has been named President and General Manager. The company was formed to meet the growing demand for products that communicate with smart office technology. End users, architects and designers will now benefit from having a complete workplace solution. PARALLELTEK has recruited industry veteran, Frank Gomez, formerly of Spinitar, to serve as Vice President of Operations.
The transformation in workplace culture and etiquette has allowed companies to revolutionize business operations. Clients needs have changed and technology must continue to develop in order for companies to continue to grow. The network cabling, audiovisual and security services provided by PARALLELTEK cultivate communication between employees, clients, and smart office technology.
“Our current customers continue to demand an increasing amount of service that requires the ability to network our products with technology. We realize this endeavor requires business leadership and expertise separate from Tangram and we are thrilled Anthony has agreed to come on board,” said Joseph P. Lozowski, president and CEO of Tangram. “Our goal is for PARALLELTEK to provide the infrastructure, vendor relationships and engineering expertise necessary to enhance services to Tangram’s current and future client base. We unite your work space with the digital space to provide complete workplace solutions.”
Minite is the former President and CEO of Bentley Prince Street, California’s largest commercial carpet manufacturer. Under his leadership, Bentley Prince Street was widely recognized for its environmental and social sustainability leadership and its strengths-based employee culture, as well as its award-winning products. In his new role as President and GM of PARALLELTEK, Minite will rely on his management experience and extensive industry relationships to build the company to an industry leader in information technology solutions.
“I am thrilled to be part of the Tangram family. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to build a strong working relationship with Tangram and to work very closely with Joe,” said Minite. “Tangram and its ownership understand that technology is what customers are moving towards. Integration in the workplace is the future and I am excited to be collaborating with them.”
Gomez is formerly of Spinitar, a leading audiovisual provider in Southern California. He is a strategic hands-on operations and sales executive with a 20-year track record of helping companies revitalize, restructure and or implement complete Unified Communications systems in national and global markets. Before joining PARALLELTEK Gomez held the position of CEO and President, VP of Sales and Marketing for a national and global convergence integrator of Voice, Data & Video solutions to the Department of Defense, he held and maintained clearance authorizations. Gomez brings extensive management and technical knowledge of this industry.
Tangram Interiors is the largest, most sophisticated interiors provider in Southern California and the Central Valley. As a Steelcase flagship dealer, Tangram offers the strongest portfolio of architecture, furniture, and technology products in the industry, and compliment Steelcase’s catalog with 250+ leading manufacturers. Other important business units include Tangram Studio, Tangram Flooring, Tangram Move Management, and OnSite Services.
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