Wayside Technology Group Elects Gerri Gold to Board of

EATONTOWN, NJ, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), a value-added information technology (IT) channel company providing innovative sales solutions for emerging technology providers, has nominated and elected Gerri Gold to its board of directors (the “Board of Directors”) at the company’s 2021 annual general meeting.

Gerri Gold has nearly three decades of leadership experience in the IT and equipment finance business. She is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HPE Financial Services, the IT asset management and finance division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), with $ 13 billion in assets under management in over 50 countries worldwide. At HPE Financial Services, Gold is responsible for transforming the business with a focus on continuous innovation at the service, market and operational level, while driving profitable growth.

“Gerri brings a wealth of industry experience and know-how to our board of directors. Your knowledge of the European marketplace and strategic planning sense will be particularly valuable. We look forward to your input during our ongoing strategic assessment and cancellation of planning processes,” said Jeff Geygan, Wayside CEO, “I believe Gerri will play an important role on our board of directors, offering a unique and diverse perspective as the company continues to pursue its long-term growth and acquisition plan through our Climb Channel Solutions businesses.”

During her career, Gold has held numerous critical leadership positions at HPEFS, Compaq Financial Services and AT&T, where she was a founding member of AT&T Capital Corp. Gold has a number of mergers and disposals at AT&T and Compaq. headed -HP.

Gold is a graduate of the University of Michigan and an MBA in Finance from New York University. In her free time, Gold looks after young entrepreneurs. These successful collaborations include companies in the biotechnology, software and legal professions.

“The Wayside team has built a dynamic organization that provides resellers and businesses around the world easy access to world-class IT solutions,” said Gold. “I am very excited to have the opportunity to help the Wayside team and expand these solutions. This is a particularly exciting time for all companies as we are emerging from the pandemic lockdown together and I am very optimistic about the path ahead. “

About Wayside Technology Group

Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG) is a value-added IT and solutions company specializing in emerging technologies. Wayside operates in the United States, Canada, and Europe through multiple business units including Climb Channel Solutions, Sigma Software Distribution, Gray Matter, Interwork, and TechXtend. The company offers IT sales and solutions for emerging companies in the security, data management, cloud, connectivity, storage & HCI, virtualization and software & ALM industries.

For more information, see www.waysidetechnology.com.

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