Member Spotlight: irth Solutions
July 15th, 2021
Member Spotlight by Trent Peugh, President and CRO
Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services.
Our cloud-based solutions, including our flagship 811 ticket management system, improve resiliency, reliability, and safety of critical infrastructure for utilities, oil/gas, water, municipalities, telecommunications, and construction operations. Our clients, global leaders in the energy and utility industries, have trusted irth Solutions for decades to manage and reduce risk, decrease costs, increase revenue opportunities, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect billions of dollars in critical infrastructure assets, and preserve the service and safety of millions of consumers and workers.
Tell us about your company’s mission and values.
At irth Solutions, we focus on customer success, collaboration, continuous improvement, and innovation. Delivering results for our clients and winning together is paramount. We win together when we prevent damage to critical infrastructure assets which in turn protects workers and the community and improves service levels.
What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
As a growing, fast-paced technology company, we are looking to increase our local brand recognition among the great companies in Columbus. We are looking forward to networking with fellow Chamber members to continue to drive our company mission. We want to attract the best talent in the area to an industry- leading organization where there’s unlimited job potential.
How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
We stay engaged with trends in our industry through a deep connection to our customer base that includes a proactive customer feedback loop. In addition, we are members of industry associations such as the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) and the American Gas Association (AGA). Within our organization we have hundreds of years of collective experience serving energy and utility organizations.
What is your company culture like?
irth Solutions is built upon a fast-paced, transparent culture. We share a common mission to enhance reliability and safety, so the work we do is gratifying because it serves a critical purpose and benefits society.
What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
Drive, integrity, respect, and transparency are key success factors at our company. irth Solutions is large enough that it is stable but small enough where key business improvements do not go unseen. We look forward to the challenging conversations and honest dialogue that drive our company mission forward and help us continue to protect our neighbors with industry-leading solutions.
What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
What is not to like about doing business in Columbus? It is a wonderful city to build a growing business. We appreciate the diverse customer base, as well as the tremendous educational system and organizations that provide talent to the professional workforce. The pride and celebration of success in business and advancements in technology is top-notch in Columbus.