Project Description

HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA – CarterBaldwin Executive Search and Simple Helix are pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Collins as Chief Executive Officer of Simple Helix and their sister company, Alpha Hosting.

Tracy brings nearly 25 years of internet technology and data center industry experience to Simple Helix. Prior to joining Simple Helix, Tracy had a successful 22-year career with Huntsville based Veritiv Corporation (formerly known as Emerson Network Power and Avocent), holding various executive leadership positions in sales and marketing.

Simple Helix and Alpha Hosting have made substantial investments over the past five years to meet the growing demands of customers in the greater Huntsville market. As the only Tier III data center in Huntsville, the company is in a unique position to deliver network operations, security and reliability to corporate, government and government contracting customers. Tracy’s arrival as CEO marks the next phase of the company’s investment and commitment to the Huntsville technology, government and government contracting community.

Jada Leo, Chairman of Simple Helix and long time Huntsville business leader stated “We are deeply committed to offering the Huntsville Market a world-class, reliable and secure data center as well as a set of complementary network services. Huntsville is a very special market given the vast number of government agencies and government contractors operating here. Simple Helix is in an enviable position to deliver value to this market. Tracy’s appointment as CEO represents another key investment and evolution of our company.”

Mr. Collins commented, “I’m honored to join Simple Helix and Alpha Hosting. They are outstanding companies and have an incredible platform to offer the market. The team is top-notch, as is our state-of-the-art Tier III Data Center facility. I am excited about the opportunity to take our company to the next level of growth and service delivery for our clients.”

Tracy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management from the University of Alabama Huntsville. Tracy is an avid supporter of Alabama football and, as a Canadian native, is a Toronto Maple Leafs season ticket holder.

About Simple Helix

Simple Helix is a full-service IT Solution Provider that operates a Tier III carrier neutral colocation data center in Huntsville, Alabama.  The Simple Helix offering includes cloud storage solutions, on-demand computing, connectivity, web hosting, NOC and SOC services and IT Managed Services.  Given its all-encompassing and flexible packages, Simple Helix is the best partner to steward your data from the cloud to the keyboard.