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Vertical Development Inc
935 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove , Illinois 60515
United States

Company Description: Vertical Development Inc. today is much different from its start in 1983 as a supplier of custom accounting and business inventory software. Today we specialize in...   more


  • Bachelor's degree , Business Management and Computer Science
    Iowa State University
Web References
ACES/PIES, 14 May 2015 [cached]
"Since over 70% of all parts are sold through an e-Catalog system like Activant, NAPA or other proprietary retailers, timely e-catalog data is increasingly important to business growth," said VDI President Jay Wright.
Wright noted that VDI was one of the first firms to help companies satisfy NAPA Attribute Editor and PartsPro requirements when those standards were first introduced.
Custom software systems, aftermarket catalog system vendor, 26 Mar 2015 [cached]
Jay Wright, President Jay founded Vertical Development in 1983 as a programming firm specializing in custom accounting and business inventory software systems. Sensing a need among manufacturers for catalog management software, he directed the focus of the company to that field, developing database publishing solutions to help distributors and manufacturers manage their parts database.
With over 20 years of management experience, Jay is responsible for directing the technology within the Vertical Development programming groups. Under his guidance, Vertical Development has grown from a systems vendor for a small group of companies, to the industry's most recognized catalog system vendor with the greatest market share. His educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Computer Science from Iowa State University.
Catalog and product management, automotive aftermarket, 12 Jan 2015 [cached]
Jay Wright, President Phone: 630-724-1159
News, 5 June 2013 [cached]
"This venture represents the best strategic move for both and EXTEND GROUP," says Jay Wright, President of Vertical Development, parent company of
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 20 April 2006 [cached]
VDI founder and President Jay Wright has more than 20 years of experience managing complex IT design and development projects, and Vice President Ron Garand has a 30-year background in aftermarket cataloging, product and sales management.
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