Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’


We’ve Moved!

In Uncategorized on January 31, 2012 by PALO creative Tagged: ,



DRS, LLC Hits the Airwaves with Educational Series on IT

In Clients in the News,Tech News on February 28, 2011 by PALO creative Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

DRS is one of five Youngstown-based tech companies featured


DRS, LLC is proud to announce its participation in an educational web series about information technology in northeast Ohio. The series is targeted towards 15-25 year olds and highlights the diversity of job careers in the IT field while also showcasing job opportunities in our own backyard. DRS is one of five Youngstown-based technology companies featured in the series.

DRS COO Dave Wilkeson said he jumped on the opportunity to showcase local IT talent and opportunities.

“DRS has seen rapid growth over the past handful of years and with that comes job creation. In 2010, we hired 9 new employees, 8 from northeast Ohio,” said DRS COO Dave Wilkeson. “One of our focuses for 2011 is to push forward this tech belt initiative connecting Pennsylvania, Youngstown, Cleveland and even down to Columbus. It’s obvious there is a need for IT professionals in this area.”

The series, called Flannel IT, is the first of many industry-cluster shows on northeast Ohio career opportunities. They are all being produced by UNCOMN.TV in cooperation with OEConnection, LLC. Flannel IT will air over an 8-week period starting March 2. It can be seen on and is broken down into three segments: Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown.

About DRS, LLC

DRS LLC is an information technology consulting firm and service provider specializing in Cloud services, Managed Services, data center operations, and network infrastructure deployment including local area networks, wide area networks, VoIP, and connectivity.





Jobs in Northeast Ohio? Heck Yes!

In Clients in the News,Tech News on February 25, 2011 by PALO creative Tagged: , , , , , , , , , ,

PALO partner, DRS, LLC, was recently involved in an educational series about information technology in northeast Ohio. This series comes at a great time as the former “Rust Belt” tries to reinvent itself as the “Tech Belt.” The project attempts to show younger people the opportunities and diversity in the IT field.  Here is a message from the producers of the series, UNCOMN.TV.

Did you  know there are a lot of information technology jobs in Northeast Ohio? You Betcha! Check out the webTV show, Flannel I.T. sponsored by OEConnection launching online March 2nd and see where people are getting jobs in the region.

This is no ordinary career show…no siree! Flannel I.T sponsored by OEConnection brings together the “amazing! golly-gee” talents of our interview host, Hilary and the Gotta’win something game show fun of Flannel Man – with solid facts about information technology careers. Located at, Flannel I.T. sponsored by OEConnection includes eight 7-10 minute episodes releasing over 8 weeks. Each episode launches online on Wednesdays at noon, starting March 2nd and ending April 20th. Of course the beauty of Web TV is the shows will then be available on-demand via some new -fanagled thing called the internet.

Some of the 27 companies and organizations featured in the series will be familiar. But you may be surprised at the ones you don’t know. Flannel I.T. showcases companies in Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown and places in between that employ information technology professionals. It also features regional educational institutions that train these professionals and organizations that help in getting jobs. Tune-in and watch weekly at

(UNCOMN.TV is the source for news and entertainment about college, career and community) Flannel I.T. sponsored by OEConnection is the first of many Northeast Ohio industry-cluster shows that will launch on The Flannel Channel {jobs you’ll feel good about} – flannel the feel good fabric – get it?

Check out the 27 NEO companies and organizations featured…

In Akron

OEConnection, the series sponsor

Time Warner Cable


University of Akron

In Youngstown


Turning Technologies

Visual Impact Imaging

Steel Valley Computers


Youngstown State Univerity

In Cleveland

TOA Tech



DXY Solutions



Quicken Loans Arena


Cleveland State Unviversity

Baldwin Wallace College

Case Western Reservce University

Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club

Northeast Ohio

Kent State University

Hiram College

ITT Tech

NOCHE (Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education)


Client News: Ohio Desk Buys Canton-Based Morris Office

In Clients in the News on February 7, 2011 by PALO creative Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Feb. 7, 2011 – Ohio Desk, the premier provider of business and healthcare environments in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania, announced today the purchase of Morris Office Environments. Morris Office Environments has been the area’s authorized Steelcase dealer for over 50 years, providing quality products from Steelcase, Coalesse, Turnstone, Details, and Nurture.


“This is an exciting expansion for Ohio Desk,” said Ohio Desk president David Humphrey. “Our plan, moving forward, is to combine our two staffs and pull our resources so we can better serve the region.”


Recent trends show businesses and healthcare industries putting more emphasis on environmental designs of their workspaces. Companies want to create environments that foster productivity and sustainability and furniture and organizational pieces play a large role in achieving this. Ohio Desk continues to research and test the best solutions to enhancing workplace environments.


About Ohio Desk

Founded in 1908, as a desk and chair company, Ohio Desk has grown to become the premier provider of business and healthcare environments to the Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown and Erie, Pa. markets. Today, Ohio Desk provides an array of furniture, architectural and flooring products. It also has a division dedicated to serving the healthcare industry. For more information, visit www.


About Morris Office Environments

Morris Office has been a leading Steelcase dealer for more than 55 years. In addition, it offers over 200 additional manufacturers’ products that incorporate fine wood suites, flooring, wallcovering, window treatments, and art. Based in North Canton, OH, Morris Office designs spaces for companies of all sizes, healthcare providers, educational institutions, restaurants, country clubs, and residences. For more information, visit


Behind The Scenes: DRS Gets Interviewed

In Clients in the News,Tech News on January 31, 2011 by PALO creative Tagged: , , , , , , ,

Filming a television interview is not always easy. Recently, PALO’s partner company, DRS, LLC was asked to be a part of a series about information technology in northeast Ohio. The series is targeting 15-25 year olds and telling them about career opportunities and growth in the IT fields., an organization dedicated to highlighting northeast Ohio as a place to live and work, is producing the series. Here are a few behind-the-scenes videos and bloopers from the shoot.

Talking about IT certifications and how they can advance a career.

The director gives some direction to DRS’s Pete Zwieryznski

Pete forgets his lines.

The final take.