Since our start over a quarter-century ago, we believe delivering quality services to our clients in a trusted partnership is the right way to do business. This style of relationship brings out the best in everyone.
President, CEO, and Chairperson of the Board
Mrs. Basso founded Systemware Professional Services, Inc. in 1991 and serves as its Chairperson of the Board, and is the sole stockholder. Cathy provides the organization, financial control, cultural and inspirational leadership, and executive management for SystemwarePS. Cathy was introduced to the technical consulting business in 1981 as a member of the Board of Directors of SystemTech, Inc. SystemTech was a Dallas information technology consultancy that she helped build as a startup to a staff of over 100 personnel. The company became an attractive acquisition target and was sold to a national services firm.
After the sale of SystemTech, Cathy pursued another of her passions, providing design consulting services to a list of prominent local Dallas clients. During 12 years of raising her family, Cathy was involved in the fashion industry where she worked as a model. She attended Southern Illinois University, pursuing a Liberal Arts degree.
As Executive Vice President, Dan guides the company’s sales, recruiting, and technical efforts and provides operational planning and analysis. Dan is also Co-founder and CEO of Systemware, Inc., the sister company of SystemwarePS. Dan sets the standard for excellence at both companies while encouraging all employees to have fun in pursuit of their goals. Dan also is a founder and serves as the Chairman of the Board of First Metroplex Capital, Inc. a Dallas-based financial holding company.
Before starting Systemware Inc, in 1981, Dan was the senior IT executive at Frito-Lay, Inc. His background also includes IT and engineering positions with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and LTV Corporation. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois.