NEW ORLEANS, La., JANUARY 30, 2015 — New Orleans-based technology and professional services company GCR Inc. (GCR) expanded on January 9, 2015 – acquiring Quest Information Systems (Quest) of Indianapolis, Indiana. Quest is a leading provider of government software solutions for voter registration, elections and campaign finance.
“The acquisition is a natural fit and complements GCR’s government technology solutions team with new capabilities, products and markets,” says Dan Cox, GCR’s CEO. “Quest’s expertise in delivering mission-critical voter registration and campaign finance applications aligns with GCR’s strategy for continued growth and expanding capabilities within state and local governments.”
Steve McNear, President of Quest, expanded on the synergistic potential, “By combining Quest’s FirstTuesday® product line with GCR’s data migration, GIS, and custom application development expertise, Secretaries of State and State Ethics Commissions can fully-automate and modernize election functions, improve back-office processes and efficiencies, and, expand and extend online services for citizens.”
Todd Bouillion, Vice President and director of GCR’s Public Sector, is enthusiastic about the new alignment, “GCR has known the Quest team for many years, and we believe the shared talent and resource groups will create exceptional value for the state and local agencies we serve.”
GCR Inc. combines consulting services with software products, custom software solutions, data analytics, and GIS to solve complex problems for state and local governments, airports, and utilities throughout the U.S. and internationally.