19
Dec

Genesis Gives With PATH for Christmas

Genesis community volunteers with PATHAs part of our annual tradition, Genesis partnered with PATH (People Attempting to Help) by way of giving a share of our blessings to a few families in hopes of making their Christmas holidays a little better.

The mission of PATH is to serve economically disadvantaged people in Smith County through a committed, dedicated staff and well-equipped volunteers. Specifically, PATH assists with or provides affordable housing, family counseling, financial aid, a food pantry, free dental care, as well as housing and utility bill assistance.

PATH website

18
Dec

Genesis Welcomes Mike Greenaway

Genesis welcomes Mike Greenaway, a seasoned Motorola sales engineer to its sales team.

Mike comes from a 35-year career with Motorola Solutions where he held various positions in sales, field service management, product service maintainability, system support and project management. He has extensive experience in national and statewide communications systems with Motorola with a concentration in managed services.

18
Dec

Merry Christmas! Holiday Hours

Thank you for making it a great 2014! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Genesis Holiday Hours

  • Dec. 24: Closed at 12:00 noon (CST)
  • Dec. 25-26: Closed
  • Dec. 29-31: Open, but with limited office staff
  • Jan. 1: Closed

We will resume normal operating hours January 2nd, 2015. During this time, if you require emergency support, please refer to our Support page.

Animated Christmas Card

12
Dec

Motorola Solutions at Genesis

Motorola Solutions at GenesisGary Schluckbier, Chris Mowthorpe and Kelley Edminster from Motorola Solutions visited Genesis to discuss future plans for growth of our partnership. Pictured L-R:

  • Paul Miller — VP of Operations, Genesis
  • Chris Mowthorpe — Motorola Solutions
  • Jim Nipp — President, Genesis
  • Phil Burks — CEO, Genesis
  • Gary Schluckbier — Motorola Solutions
  • Kelley Edminster — Motorola Solutions
  • Kelley Clarida — VP Sales & Marketing, Genesis
22
Nov

2014 Chili Cookoff

2nd Annual Genesis Chili CookoffIn partnership with the East Texas Food Bank, The Genesis Group held our second annual fundraising Chili Cookoff. Congratulations to Marka Cochran for her winning entry! Financial proceeds and food donations from the Chili Cookoff went to the East Texas Food Bank.

Chili entries included:

  • Imminent Aftershock
  • Blazin’ Brewhaha
  • Judges Choice
  • Jim Nipp – Vote for Me
  • Show Me the Beef
  • Perspiration Inducer
  • Ring of Fire
  • Meat Tornado
  • No Beano Encino Man Chili
  • Alternative Energy Chili
  • Chili Chili Bang Bang
  • How Many Alarms?

More about The East Texas Food Bank

10
Nov

Backpack Meals Prep at the Food Bank

Genesis had a strong turnout to stuff backpacks at the East Texas Food Bank. This was an extended Genesis family event, with spouses and kids participating. In true Genesis software development fashion, we applied our efficiency process methods to the backpack assembly process and blew the previous record of 2,600 out of the water. We assembled 3,380 prepared meals to slip into low income students’ backpacks. In total, 13,000 meals were made for people in need in the East Texas area.

More about the East Texas Food Bank

29
Oct

Genesis Hosts GW3-TRBO Certification Training

Genesis held another certification training seminar for our GW3-TRBO solution for MOTOTRBO networks. Our intensive two-day courseware provides MOTOTRBO dealers and technicians with the competency, ability, and knowledge in the installation and configuration of GW3-TRBO. Congratulations to our participants (alpha by last name):

  • Dave Barnes – KELCOM
  • David Cornell – Creative Communications
  • Steve Doucet – Westcan
  • Dan Foxley – Pacific Data Vision
  • Patrick McSweeney – DFW Communications
  • Joe Oliver – Creative Communications
  • Chris Pace – Bearcom
  • Hector Rincon – Lyondell Chemical
  • Jason Schlesinger – Goosetown Communications
  • Steve Stell – Lyondell Chemical

To sign up for future GW3-TRBO Training, contact Genesis.

15
Oct

UrgentComm at EWA Wireless: PULSE Highlights

Genesis President Jim Nipp discusses the features in PULSE, which was unveiled at this year’s APCO Expo and Conference. PULSE is designed to provide dispatchers with the real-time information necessary to help agencies meet contracted response times. Mr. Nipp spoke with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the EWA Wireless Summit in Denver.

Watch the video
More about PULSE

13
Oct

Recap: Great Texas Shootout

Swingin’ in the rain…just swingin’ in the rain. And what a glorious feeling to be part of the Great Texas Shootout with the Tyler Tigers this weekend! A little precipitation didn’t stop six Beep Baseball teams from around the Lone Star State from slugging it out for the 6th annual Breast Cancer and Blind Awareness event. A big thanks to all of the participating teams as well as fans and supporters!

7
Oct

Upcoming: Great Texas Shootout

The Great Texas Shootout is this weekend! Join Genesis and the Tyler Tigers for our 6th Annual Breast Cancer and Blind Awareness event!

    Date: Saturday, October 11th
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Place: John Tyler HS Practice Field
    Cost: FREE!

It will be the most fun you and your family could possibly stuff into one Saturday! Show your support for the Tigers and give a warm East Texas welcome to NBBA visiting teams:

  • Austin Blackhawks (Current reigning World Champions)
  • Bayou City Heat (Houston)
  • Bryan-College Station Outlaws
  • Lone Star Roadrunners (Dallas)
  • Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (Nacogdoches)

Many special guests will be on hand, and we will take some time to honor those who have valiantly fought the battle against breast cancer. The Tigers will accept any donations as they prepare for the 2015 World Series to be held next summer in Rochester, New York.