Success Stories

Toni Levy founded, and is now the president of Toni Levy and Associates, Inc. (TLA), the parent company for Toni Levy, CPA; Levy Construction and Building Supplies; Levy’s Electrical and Plumbing Supplies; TLA Workforce; and Levy’s Construction Company. TLA is woman-owned/minority owned.

Ms. Levy always wanted to be an accountant, and she set her goals accordingly. After graduating from college with a degree in Computer Technology and later an account degree, Toni Levy was employed by a local accounting firm, where she honed her skills. She also is a graduate of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Executive Business Program. Upon earning her Certified Public Accountant credentials, her innate instincts for entrepreneurship took hold. In1998, with the U.S. Small Business Administration's financial guaranty on a 7(a) loan, she started her own accounting firm.  She later used the 7(a) loan program to expand her business.

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DMD Data Systems provides information technology sales and services throughout Kentucky and nearby states. The company has earned Premier Partner status with IBM and distributes Oracle and Cisco products. Customers include the University of Louisville, the Kentucky Lottery, public school districts throughout the state, Kentucky’s Office of the Secretary of State and Department of Juvenile Justice, the Kentucky Commonwealth Office of Technology, and many other accounts.

Dave Sevigny, President and Founder of DMD, began his technology career with IBM in 1985 as an engineer and quickly moved to sales. His industry concentrations were public sector and education. Dave left IBM in 1996 to form DMD Data Systems Inc. He has a BS in engineering from the University of Buffalo and an MBA from Duke University. Dave has consulted for customers in retail, education and the public sector.

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