Enterprise Computing Services (“ECS”) today announced that Jim Malsch, founding partner and CEO, is retiring effective Dec. 31, 2018. Kevin Cook will serve as CEO of the company upon Malsch’s retirement.
Malsch founded ECS in 1994 and has served as the CEO since its inception. Over the years, he has helped grow the company’s client base, and today ECS proudly serves over 1,000 clients in the ArkLaTex and surrounding region. Malsch also played a key role in 3 successful mergers for ECS during his leadership tenure. He worked as a champion of building relationships for ECS in the community and served on several boards throughout Shreveport-Bossier City, including the Advisory Board for Bossier Parish Community College, Northwest Louisiana Technical College, and Chairman of the Board of Cohab for 5 years.
“Jim Malsch has contributed 24 years of experience to ECS, and his achievements will not be forgotten. He held leadership roles across a range of the company’s operations over the years. Malsch’s energy and enthusiasm for both client and employee focus has been exemplary and serves as an example for all of us as we move forward,” said Kevin Cook, President. “Jim has been a mentor to many, and his influence has made an indelible impact on generations of professionals at ECS. I want to thank him for all that he’s done for the development and progress of ECS.”
Upon retirement from ECS, Jim is forming JRM Ventures, an organization that will discover, foster, and mentor start-up companies and entrepreneurs, along with continued service to the community in other areas.