VAR Resources employs 15 SAGU alumni
Waxahachie, Texas — November 12, 2013 — VAR Resources President and CEO and Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) alumnus Gary Sutton has employed 15 SAGU alumni over the past two years.
VAR Director of Marketing Robien Christie said, "In every case, SAGU students have proven themselves to be competent, diligent and very trustworthy: all traits that are highly sought after in business. Because of our past experiences, we continue to seek out qualified students and graduates to pursue internships and careers at VAR Resources."
Sutton founded VAR Resources 25 years ago in Dallas, Texas. Since 1988, the company has experienced substantial growth in transacting business with over 15,000 technology channel partners and providing financing services to over 40,000 businesses, including many of the Fortune 500.
Even through the economic downturn, VAR has continued to experience growth and expansion and is currently on track to reach a $100 million goal in 2013. Sutton aims to hire 300 new employees over the next five years and plans to recruit many of them from SAGU.
The company provides flexible financing options to businesses acquiring IT equipment, specializes in the leasing and financing of IT equipment and understands the acquisition process so that businesses receive the best solutions and service.
Sutton said, "SAGU had a profound effect on my life. I was exposed to many outstanding ministers and missionaries that influenced my thinking towards more kingdom minded and eternal purposes."
In addition to generous 401k plans, paid vacation and flex time, VAR Resources provides employees with unique benefits such as paid time off for employees to participate in missions trips, one-to-one child sponsorship programs, daily prayer opportunities, weekly worship times and on-site counseling for employees and their families. The company matches any employee contribution towards child sponsorships through organizations like Mission of Mercy and sponsors an orphanage and school in Calcutta, India.
Gary Sutton is a member of SAGU's Board of Regents and is an outspoken supporter of the University.
SAGU alumni that work for VAR Resources include:
Jordan Sutton - Vice President of Business Strategy
Robien Christie – Director of Marketing
Amanda Clark – Executive Administrative Assistant
Taylor Coakley – National Account Manager
Daniel Maynes – Credit Specialist
Kisi Mumford – National Account Manager
Bradley Reston* – Sales Associate
Raymond Santibanez* – National Account Manager
Alicia Smith – Credit Specialist
Chelsea Sutton – Business Development Account Manager
Tyler Sutton – Business Development Account Manager
John Wascom* – Business Development Account Manager
Ryan Weaver – Business Development Account Manager
Troy Womack – Accountant
*Indicates internship participation prior to full-time employment
For more information on VAR Resources, visit http://www.varresources.com.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.