Nov. 30, 2016 03:42 PM

Local IT expert overseeing software development for two company divisions.

Douglas Menefee has joined Stuller Inc. as the vice president of business solutions, responsible for the jewelry manufacturer’s Gemvision and TDM Solutions’ development and support teams.

“Doug, a Lafayette native, brings with him more than 20 years of experience in entrepreneurism and information technology,” Danny Clark, president and COO of Stuller says in a release announcing the new hire. “With a career history in strategic planning and the development of innovative technologies, we felt he would be a great fit to evolve our software solutions.”

The longtime IT professional previously held positions with Schumacher Clinical Partners and Amazon Web Services. He has received multiple awards for his leadership and foresight, including Technology Review’s Top 100 Technology Innovators. He has also published articles in notable publications including CIO Magazine, the Wall Street Journal’s CIO journal.

“Stuller’s current digital solutions are already top performers in the jewelry industry,” Menefee says, “and I hope to continue the tradition of excellence.”

Lafayette-based Stuller Inc. ranks No. 4 on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Private Companies in the region, having reported $426 million in 2015 revenues. The company employs approximately 1,400 workers.

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