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Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) extends Genius Road’s contract through 2023

(Austin, TX) –
The Texas Department of Information Resources has exercised their option to extend Genius Road’s contract (Information Technology Staff Augmentation Contract (ITSAC – DIR-CPO-4527) for another year. The agreement will allow Genius Road to continue delivering staffing services to the hundreds of public entities that DIR serves including state agencies, K–12 public education institutions, cities, counties, and other local governments, public universities and other higher education institutions. The mission of the DIR is to serve these entities “by leading the state’s technology strategy, protecting state technology infrastructure, and offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for all levels of government.”

Genius Road secured the original multi-year deal by successfully competing in a very thorough bid process back in April 2020.  Genius Road President, Kimberly Zanatta, recently said, “We are thrilled to announce the extension of our contract with the DIR through August 2023. Since our initial award in 2020, our partnership with the DIR has grown significantly and we look forward to continuing to contribute to the DIR’s mission to “transform how Texas government serves Texans.”

About Genius Road, LLC:

Genius Road, LLC, was founded in 2010, to bring a more customer centric, boutique approach to technical, telecom and executive recruiting. With a methodology that starts with listening and a holistic recruiting philosophy that focuses on people, not paper, the Genius Road pros find, qualify and present superior candidates to fill their customers’ open positions. Genius Road is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and works with companies nationwide.

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About DIR:

DIR is an acronym for Department of Information Resources.  The DIR utilizes a cooperative contracting program to facilitate streamlined purchasing for Texas state agencies; K–12 public education institutions; cities, counties, and other local governments; and public universities and other higher education institutions.

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