Leadership

Global CI is shaped and influenced by external economic, social and technological changes and internal leadership that recognizes the changing environment and guides the company to utilize and affect these new realities ​to benefit our clients, partners and employees.

Mike Ziman, founder and CEO of Global Commerce & Information, Inc., and the leadership team of Stanley Soldz, CFO, Michael Parrish, COO, and Chris Crouse, CIO work in concert to meet the organizational responsibilities of compliance and growth through technology, innovation, and relationships. Together they focus on maintaining an energizing influence on the entire Global CI team. We are proud of the over forty awards garnered by our team and even more so by the millions of people our work has benefited, often in very significant ways.

Mike Ziman, CEO

Mike Ziman is the founder of Global CI and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Mike has said, “I’ve been in IT so long they use to call it DP!”  Since 1978, after being awarded a Computer Operations certificate from Data Processing Institute, Mike held technical positions for small and large businesses. He entered the field as an employee and soon after became an independent consultant, then a sole proprietor, and in 1992 formed Global Commerce & Information, Inc. Mike has experience developing sophisticated systems for Health IT, Telecommunications, Logisitic Systems Engineering, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, Finance, Banking, Insurance, Manpower Resources, and Education for government, commerical and non-profit organizations. Mike oversees a great leadership team and guides Global CI in continued success and growth.He has served on the board of directors for Techserve Alliance (National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses) and was president of its Washington, DC chapter.

Stanley Soldz, CFO

Stanley Soldz is the Chief Financial Officer of Global CI, and has been a senior leader and strategist since the company began in 1992. Today he oversees Global CI’s Human Resources, Internal Systems, and the Financial and Legal Departments. Stan has a long successful history in the IT services industry. Before Global CI he was an independent IT Consultant working for MCI, Arlington County, NRECA, and the US Customs Department. He has held positions as programmer, analyst, and project leader starting in 1984 with Arlington County Government, MCI, and the US Customs. Stan has personal application knowledge in government and commercial applications including Accounting, Finance, Telecommunications, Federal agencies, Local Municipal organizations, Customs, Non-Profit, Insurance, and more.He volunteers his time and is on the Board of the non-profit Riverbend Theater Group at the local high school where he operates their books and keeps them compliant with their non-profit status. Another volunteer service he does each year is adaptive SCUBA diving with Veterans Ocean Adventures. This non-profit organization takes disabled veterans scuba diving and sailing in and around Miami, Florida. Stan has held positions on the Board of Directors for TechServe Alliance and as Treasurer of the local Washington, DC Chapter. His expertise includes developing internal processes and strategies in support of winning operations. He manages all back office relationships, reporting, operations and delivery support. He’s in charge of all the little things!

Michael Parrish, COO

As the Chief Operating Officer and member of the Global CI leadership team, Michael Parrish is responsible for overseeing all operations of the organization including sales, recruitment and administration.Michael is an accomplished senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in operations, human resources, information technology, strategic advising, business development, sales management, and customer service. His versatility and broad skill set have positioned him as an expert turnaround specialist and change agent particularly well-suited to today’s challenging economic environment.

Chris Crouse, CIO

As the Chief Information Officer for Global CI, Chris Crouse is responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy and managing all cyber operations.Chris has more than 20 years of extensive experience in the implementation and life cycle management of technologies across entire organizations from an enterprise level down to a small business atmosphere. A comprehensive background across several commercial and government industries has given Chris the opportunity to implement and test foundational technologies that have standardized IT management practices across the federal space and shaped national policy.