Function5 Technology Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary



Rochester, NY Firm credits employees as the key to continued success

Function5 Technology Group, Ltd., a provider of quality Voice, Data & Network Hardware, is celebrating its 15th Established in 1999 in Rochester, NY by Lou Germain Function5 has since grown into an industry leader, helping their customers control rising IT budgets—lowering acquisition costs and improving ROI on IT infrastructure—by effectively remarketing excess or legacy assets or efficiently recycling unmarketable assets.

“At Function5, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that empowers our employees. That spirit is fostered through a collaborative, challenging work environment that emphasizes respect, leadership, and measured risk-taking” said Function5’s President Lou Germain. “We look forward to our future and the relationships that we will develop with our employees and Partners. They are the reason why we are here today”

Despite its humble beginnings with two Sales Reps and only a handful of clients, Function5 has grown to over 300 government, and commercial clients – including Fortune 500 companies and regional industry leaders – from government agencies such as the Department of Defense to local school districts. Since the beginning, Function5 employees have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to quality in everything they do, whether through focus on their work, involvement in their community, or loyalty to their family.

The company’s growth and success has been recognized by a number of noteworthy organizations including the following:

2002 – Named to Rochester Top 100 and Dun & Bradstreet Hot 100 as Fastest Growing Companies in America

2003 – Again, Named to Rochester Top 100 and Dun & Bradstreet Hot 100 as Fastest Growing Companies in America

2004 – Named to Rochester Top 100 for 3rd consecutive year. Lou Germain named a finalist for the Small Business Person of the Year.

2009 – Named to Rochester Top 100 for 4th time.

2013 – Awarded GSA Schedule Contract for Information Technology (GSA).