MEDIA ALERT: David Northington, Chairman and CEO of Cloud Sherpas to speak at the Samford Business Network Breakfast meeting Feb. 12


                               Samford's Brock School of Business
WHAT?                   Quarterly Meeting and Breakfast
                               Featuring David Northington, Chairman and CEO of Cloud Sherpas
                               TOPIC:  The Cloud Sherpas Story: A Silver Lining for Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Customers
                               Hosted by: Hand Arendall, LLC
                               FREE - Register at
WHEN?                  February 12, 2014
                               7:00 am
WHERE?               The Harbert Center 2019 4th Ave. North, Birmingham, AL 35203
ABOUT THE SBN NETWORK BREAKFAST EVENT: For nine years Samford's Brock School of Business has brought interesting thought leaders to the Birmingham business community through its Samford Business Network breakfast meetings.  David Northington, Chairman and CEO of Cloud Sherpas, promises to bring to the community information on how to streamline technology functions in companies and small businesses.  This is event is hosted by our community partner, Hand Arendall, LLC.

Cloud Sherpas is a global cloud advisory and technology services company, with more than 700 people serving Fortune 500 clients and thousands of other businesses around the world. Experts provide unrivaled cloud strategy, implementation and integration capabilities, having successfully worked with clients across all industries. The company has transformed from a regional boutique into a global partner, and serves some of the world's largest businesses across many industries. Cloud Sherpas is a Platinum partner, the two-time Google Enterprise Partner of the Year for Google Apps and the first Service Now Preferred partner, making the firm one of the world's leading cloud services brokerages.

Cloud Sherpas is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices throughout the United States and operations in Australia, India,Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

ABOUT The Brock School of Business:  Samford's Brock School of Business has a long history of achievements in business education.The university has offered degrees in business and commerce since1922.  In 1965, the School of Business was established to offer both bachelors and masters degrees in business.  It was formally named the Brock School in 2007 for Birmingham banker and Samford trustee Harry B. Brock Jr., reflecting his long career in business and his commitment to high quality business and entrepreneurship education. The Brock School of Business holds AACSB Accreditation, the benchmark of quality worldwide and themost widely sought after standard of excellence by U.S. business  schools. In 2010, USASBE selected the Brock School of Business' entrepreneurship program as the best new program in the U.S. For more information visit:

About Hand Arendall -- Hand Arendall is a full-service law firm,providing its clients with legal services in all areas of traditional civil practice. The firm was organized in 1941 and has more than 70 lawyers, making it one of the largest law firms in the State of Alabama. The firm has a fundamental commitment to providing quality legal services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Cases and projects are staffed with the goal of achieving success for the client with maximum efficiency. With offices in Athens, Birmingham, Mobile and Baldwin County, Alabama, Hand Arendall is uniquely situated among the Southeast's major law firmsto provide legal direction to clients throughout Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Learn more at