Choquette Guiney’s tenure with IBM spans more than two decades and a variety of positions related to sales, technology, and operations. Since 2001, she has focused on sales, achieving success through her personalized attention to each client. Specifically, Choquette Guiney’s work requires a clear understanding of each client’s industry and initiatives, allowing her to advocate effectively and achieve short- and long-term client satisfaction.
Since 2008, Guiney has served as Client Executive based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she draws on her keen knowledge of IBM business and brand strategies to develop custom solutions for clients. Choquette Guiney is responsible for identifying and prioritizing opportunities and then developing an overall account plan, all with the goal of customizing client solutions that involve various brands and elements. From 2008 to 2009, her territory included energy and utilities, distribution, retail, and manufacturing clients. Since 2010, Guiney has focused her efforts exclusively in the energy and utilities sector.
From 2006 to 2007, Choquette Guiney served as Business Development Manager for the company, where she provided technical support and developed client-valued solutions, growing the IBM-GTS technical support opportunity pipeline by more than 900 percent in North and South Carolina.
Before beginning her career with IBM, Choquette Guiney attended Clemson University from 1983 to 1988, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. She later received an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta. Her continuing education includes an ITIL certificate in Service Management. Committed to serving her community as well as her profession, Choquette Guiney is a volunteer mediator for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Dispute Settlement Program, and she also supports the Chaine Foundation, a group that offers scholarships to culinary and oenological students.