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3 By Representative Allen
4 RFD: Rules
5 First Read: 25-FEB-21
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8 COMMENDING CGI U.S. DELIVERY CENTER IN TROY,
9 ALABAMA, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE TROY ALABAMA DELIVERY
10 CENTER.
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12 WHEREAS, CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.,
13 opened the CGI U.S. Delivery Center, commonly referred to as
14 the Troy Alabama Delivery Center, in September 2009, and the
15 center celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2020; and
16 WHEREAS, Troy Alabama Delivery Center, is one of the
17 largest independent information technology and business
18 process services firms in the world; and
19 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center was made
20 possible with the support of the Alabama Governor's office,
21 the Pike County Development Corporation, the City of Troy, and
22 partnerships with Troy University and surrounding community
23 colleges; and
24 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center now
25 employs more than 285 professionals; and
26 WHEREAS, Troy Alabama Delivery Center, a city of
27 19,100 people located in Pike County, as the site for the Troy
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1 Alabama Delivery Center based on the area's quality of life,
2 geographic proximity to a large market for information
3 technology services, strong business incentives from the State
4 of Alabama, collaboration with business-friendly state and
5 local governments, and strong partnerships with academic
6 institutions; and
7 WHEREAS, the location of the Troy Alabama Delivery
8 Center allows many local graduates to remain in the area to
9 pursue a career in information technology, and has allowed
10 many others to return to Troy and pursue a career in
11 technology; and
12 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center provides
13 world-class information technology systems development,
14 maintenance, and integration services to state and local
15 governments, as well as telecom, financial services,
16 insurance, retail, and manufacturing firms; and
17 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center hosts
18 custom-tailored training programs delivered by local
19 educational partners and draws skilled local talent from a
20 feeder system of more than 30 colleges and universities, a
21 strong recruiting network, and regionally sponsored programs;
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23 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center gives back
24 to the region through its Corporate Social Responsibility
25 program, particularly in the areas of STEM education, serving
26 as trusted advisors for local educators, introducing students
27 to information technology early in their educational
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1 development, and providing educational supplies for students
2 in disadvantaged situations; and
3 WHEREAS, the Troy Alabama Delivery Center
4 demonstrates that public-private partnerships, when properly
5 structured, can create and sustain well-paying jobs in rural
6 areas of Alabama; now therefore,
7 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, BOTH
8 HOUSES THEREOF CONCURRING, That the Troy Alabama Delivery
9 Center is hereby commended on the occasion of its 10th
10 anniversary.
11 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this
12 resolution be prepared for appropriate presentation.
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