SageNet Names Mata as New Chief People Officer (CPO)
TULSA, Okla. – April 11, 2022 – SageNet, a Tulsa-based managed network services, digital signage, and cybersecurity solutions provider, announces the addition of Melissa Mata as its new Chief People Officer (CPO).
In her role as CPO, Mata is responsible for aligning and driving SageNet’s business and talent strategies and managing the company’s People Operations. Her duties include directing all human resources functions of the organization including talent acquisition and management, workforce planning, talent development, and working with the SageNet executive team in cultivating a truly exceptional corporate culture.
“I am proud to welcome Melissa to the SageNet team,” said Brad Wise, SageNet’s CEO.
“As a Managed Services Provider, our people are truly the difference that make the SageNet difference. We created this critical role of CPO to reflect our transformative focus on our vision of becoming the benchmark in managed services. To achieve this vision, we must identify, attract, nurture, and retain associates who will help our company thrive, and who will serve our customers with the utmost care each and every day.
“Particularly in today’s changing talent landscape, this elevated CPO role is more important than ever,” Wise added. “Melissa’s demonstrated leadership in human resources management, her emphasis on attracting and retaining top-tier talent, and creating an empowering, flexible, and diverse workplace make her the ideal person to lead SageNet’s associate development into the future.”
Mata brings SageNet 20 years’ experience in all aspects of human resources and corporate culture development. Before joining SageNet, she served as Vice President of People Operations for CareATC. Mata previously held senior positions at Williams Companies and Samson. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.
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SageNet is a leading managed services provider specializing in connectivity, digital signage and cybersecurity. The company connects, manages and protects technologies and devices across widely distributed enterprises. SageNet’s people, processes and technologies, coupled with its collaborative approach, empowers customers to achieve their core business objectives.
The company offers world-class service and support via its US-based 24/7/365 Network Operations Centers (NOCs) and Security Operations Centers (SOCs), geographically diverse teleports, a central National Logistics Center, multiple data centers, and a nationwide field service organization.
What makes SageNet unique is its Why: SageNet is passionate about Trusted Connections. This is a two-fold calling. First, the company creates trusted, reliable and secure technological connections for its customers. Second, and perhaps even more importantly, SageNet works tirelessly to build trusted human connections with its customers, partners and communities. The company believes that by creating, discovering and nurturing these trusted connections, SageNet enhances the world that connects us all.
With a three-decade track record in managed services, SageNet boasts a long-term customer base that includes the nation’s largest retail, financial, healthcare, utilities and energy organizations. SageNet manages communications for more than 220,000 endpoints. Headquartered in Tulsa, SageNet has regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto and Washington, D.C.
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