Groundworks Hires Alex Wong to Continue to Evolve Home Service Industry Technology
October 5, 2020
Virginia Beach, VA - Groundworks Companies®, the nation’s largest privately held foundation services company, announced today that Alex Wong has joined as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Alex brings nearly 20 years of experience in information technology and software development leadership to Groundworks. He specializes in the strategic application of emerging technologies to business.
“We are pleased to add a tremendous talent like Alex to our Tribe. He has a track record of excellence, leadership, and applying technologies to further enhance businesses. Having been an entrepreneur himself, Alex understands the passion and drive that is key to the Groundworks culture. Our record-setting growth will continue to push our technology and software Teams. Having an experienced leader like Alex ensures that our Team will continue to provide unique solutions for Groundworks, which farther enhances our ability to serve the homeowner” stated Matt Malone, CEO of Groundworks.
Alex received his bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Management from Upper Iowa University. Upon completion of his studies, he was hired as a programmer for one of the world’s largest market research firms, Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), in Los Angeles, CA. Following success at TNS, Alex founded his own IT firm in Washington, DC that he grew for over nine years until deciding to sell the business. Alex went on to lead technology efforts with multiple major home and real estate companies including serving as Chief Technology Officer of Drucker & Falk in Newport News, VA. Most recently, he served as Vice-President of Technology at Roscoe Property Management in Austin, Texas.
“I am excited for the numerous opportunities I see with Groundworks. I have found success in an outside the box way of thinking about technology, and together we are going to revolutionize the home services industry,” said Alex Wong. “The technology foundation at Groundworks is already great. I look forward to pushing our platforms to new frontiers.”
Alex was born in Malaysia and lived in numerous parts of the United States, but he now calls New Kent, VA home. Though he is a talented artist specializing in painting and photography, his greatest passion is his family. He spends as much of his time as possible with his wife Hazel and his children Alexander (6) and Angela (2).
Groundworks® is the nation’s largest privately held foundation services company. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, the company provides foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and encapsulation, and concrete lifting. Groundworks is comprised of AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists™, Complete Basement Systems®, Florida Foundation Authority™, Foundation Recovery Systems™, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado™, Foundation Systems of Michigan, Indiana Foundation Service™, Innovative Basement Authority™, JES Foundation Repair™, Mount Valley Foundation Services®, Ohio Basement Authority™, Ohio Basement Systems™, Tar Heel Basement Systems®, A-1 Sewer & Drain™, Independence Materials Group™, and Bizwiz Software™. Since 1986, the combined companies have helped nearly 1 million homeowners protect and repair their most valuable asset, their home. Groundworks operates over 30 offices that serve Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minneapolis, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The company has been named numerous times to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, BBB integrity award, and Best Places to Work. For more information, visit https://www.GroundworksCompanies.com.