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Is Number One in Kaunas, Lithuania
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The No Magic team maintained their strong team spirit and remain the best cycling company in Kaunas, Lithuania!

The European Cycling Challenge – ECC2017 is an urban cyclists' team competition which took place during the entire month of May, 2017. The challenge was open to all European cities: the City that "rides" the longest total distance wins!

For the last three years, the No Magic team in Kaunas has participated in the European Cycling Challenge. Despite snowy weather in May, and participation in the No Magic World Symposium in Texas, the No Magic team maintained their strong team spirit and remain the best cycling company in Kaunas, Lithuania!

Congratulations on the win poured in from No Magic offices in the U.S. and Asia with colleagues expressing how proud they were of their colleagues in Kaunas. Thanks also go out to family members and friends, and even past No Magic colleagues who participated in the challenge on behalf of No Magic.

The No Magic Lithuanian cycling team keeps growing every year. The Cycling Challenge unites participants in many ways allowing them to spend time together after work, and on weekends, helping to achieve a healthy and active lifestyle.

Final European Cycling Challenge 2017 statistics

  • 52 European cities participated in the Challenge
  • All cities cycled 4 650 554 km
  • Kaunas, Lithuania finished in 13th place, up from the 19th place in 2016
  • No Magic cycled 6249.1 km, the city of Kaunas – 74491.5 km

No Magic Europe is the best cycling company in Kaunas!!

Company Announces an Enhanced Management Team To Help Support Continued Growth

Allen, Texas (May 18, 2015) – No Magic Inc., the leading global provider of integrated modeling, simulation, and analysis services and solutions announced changes to its executive leadership team that will accelerate its growth into 2016 and beyond. Changes include several executive promotions, title changes and new roles, all part of the company's commitment to continued growth as it begins its 21st year of excellence. Gary Duncanson, President and CEO of No Magic announced the following changes reflecting further advancement of strong leadership throughout the company:

Enrique Krajmalnik has been appointed Chief Technology Officer and will guide and direct the company's technical resources. He is responsible for the company's technical strategy, direction and product vision. Before joining No Magic in 2014, Enrique co-founded several technology companies ranging from software development to IT services and cloud/SAAS delivery platforms. A veteran of the IT services industry, Enrique has over 25 years of experience providing technical solutions for business. Enrique is responsible for managing the No Magic development teams in each of the company's development centers located in Allen, Texas, Asia and Europe. He holds a Bachelors' degree in Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz and studied Mechanical Engineering at Duke University.

Jana K. Diamond has been promoted to Senior Director, Product Management. In this role Jana will ensure that all product development initiatives are executed according to the company's strategy in order to deliver the highest quality solutions. Jana is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over ten years experience in project management. Jana's background includes leading multi-million dollar projects for the DoD in the missiles and space arena. Jana holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Colorado and has completed a Masters level program in Homeland Defense.

Charles Galey joins No Magic as Senior Director of Software Engineering. In this role Charles will be responsible for overall software development, including the building, releasing and maintaining of No Magic solutions. The position will oversee Engineering, DevOps and QA. Charles is a former Systems Engineer from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he participated in development of futuristic spacecraft concepts. Charles has a Bachelors' degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Satellite Systems Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Jim Logan has been promoted to Principal Architect and Product Manager, for Cameo Concept Modeler. Jim is responsible for developing and evangelizing No Magic's newest solution, Cameo Concept Modeler, designed to provide UML-based representations of complex systems and business processes including ontologies. Jim is an accomplished enterprise architect and system architect with over 30 years of experience bringing commercial software to market and consulting to the US Government. He applies cutting-edge standards and innovative methodologies and tools to produce operational systems, specializing in Model Driven Architecture / Development approaches. Mr. Logan has extensive modeling experience spanning business, requirements, services, ontologies, information, information exchanges, and systems.

"These changes are an excellent example of our ongoing commitment to evolving as one of the IT Industry's thought leaders, as demonstrated by our Gartner positioning," said Gary Duncanson, No Magic's President and CEO and Object Management Group Board Member. "The executive level promotions and staff additions, as well as our newly created Senior Director of Software Engineering position will help us continue our great reputation for quality and innovation," said Mr. Duncanson. "Leadership changes such as these, demonstrate our confidence in each of these individuals and their strong track record of global leadership, performance and facilitating change at No Magic," he said. "I'm proud to work with the best management team in the industry. We're uniquely positioned to execute on our strategy and grow the company's award-winning solutions for the long-term," said Mr. Duncanson.

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Jack Hughes (left) and Gary Duncanson shown with Mr. Hughes 2014 Congressional Veteran Commendation

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Gary Duncanson remarks during the Congressional Veteran Commendation for Jack Hughes

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Gary Duncanson (center) congratulating Jack Hughes (left) during the Congressional Veteran Commendation ceremony. Congressman Sam Johnson on far right.

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Recipients of the Congressional Veteran Commendation

Congressman Sam Johnson Event Honors Hometown Heroes, Veterans For Their Dedication and Service to Country

Allen, Texas (November 11, 2014) – Gary Duncanson, President and CEO of No Magic and a distinguished Member of the Congressional Veteran Commendation Selection Board, joined Congressman Sam Johnson and other CVC Board members in honoring hometown heroes and veterans at the 2014 Congressional Veteran Commendation event held November first in Plano, Texas. The CVC board is comprised of impressive individuals dedicated to serving as leaders in their communities and country.

The CVC ceremony is an opportunity to highlight and bring honor to those who have faithfully served our nation. The program runs in conjunction with the Veterans History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress. Congressman Sam Johnson, as a lawmaker and veteran, works tirelessly on behalf of U.S. military personnel and veterans and has nominated a distinguished selection board, which serves as advisors to assist with nominations and the selection of commendation recipients.

Mr. Duncanson presented one of the nine commendation awards during the ceremony to Jack Hughes, an outstanding military veteran, community leader, and exemplary American from the Third District of Texas for his service to community and country. Following Mr. Duncanson's commendation remarks from the House of Representatives Congressional Record, Jack Hughes was presented with the formal commendation and framed flag presented by Congressman Sam Johnson.

"I am humbled and proud to be part of the CVC board and to be serving along side Congressman Sam Johnson and the other distinguished board members in the Congressional Veteran Commendation initiative which recognizes our veterans and community heroes," said Gary Duncanson. "It is truly an absolute privilege for me to continue my family's legacy of giving, which honors my father and brother for their lifetime of public service on behalf of our veterans, troops and nation," he added.

During the ceremony, nine recipients were presented with the Congressional Veterans commendation: Judge Don Stevenson, Jack Hughes, Gil Benoit, Donald Sams, Cliff Sosamon, Christopher DeBord, James Knabel, Mike Martin and Robert Paulk.

Mr. Duncanson is president and CEO of No Magic, a veteran-owned software firm in Allen, Texas. In 2012, Mr. Duncanson received the prestigious Patriot Award in recognition of his support of the U.S. Military and for hiring veterans. A son of a veteran, Mr. Duncanson has consistently gone above and beyond to support veterans and their families. He also worked for the U.S. Military in the Naval Warfare Assessment Center and currently works with the Department of Defense.

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