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cat-man-du is happy to announce a new team member in their Dumas office. Daniel Maratta will be the computer technician in Dumas and specializes in Microsoft Office, websites and personal computer repair. “I am so excited to be a part of the cat-man-du team and look forward to providing great service to my customers,” Maratta said. An El Paso native, Maratta worked and went to school at El Paso Community College before moving to Dumas to be with his dad, a pastor at United Pentecostal Church. Maratta is working on a degree in Business Administration.


cat-man-du is excited to offer digital marketing solutions to businesses that want to be seen online by potential customers. The Digital Marketing Division of cat-man-du will offer website design, search engine optimization, social media and content marketing and pay per click advertising all designed to get businesses in front of potential customers. “These days, it’s not enough just to have a website with your company information on it,” Ray Wilson, CEO of cat-man-du said. “You need a comprehensive digital marketing strategy that draws people to your website and promotes your online brand.” Seventy-five percent of users don’t scroll past the first page of search results, according to the Search Engine Journal. “Businesses need to make sure that they have a powerful, easy to navigate website and once they have that site, they need to make sure it is seen by potential customers,” Wilson said. “This can be done by making sure to utilize the latest industry tips and techniques to ensure when potential customers search for your type of business, your business information and website show up first.” cat-man-du has professional web designers and photographers on staff to help make a company website amazing, they also offer digital consulting to help businesses determine the best way to market their specific business online. For more information go to



cat-man-du Green, the recycling division of cat-man-du designed to eliminate electronic waste, has partnered with a new recycling company called STS Electronic Recycling Inc. and has increased its pre-owned computer program. E-waste is still the fastest growing municipal waste stream in America, according to the EPA. cat-man-du is trying to help offset some of that waste by offering to take any outdated electronics in the area for free. E-waste is stored in their Amarillo location until STS Electronic Recycling can pick it up. “We are so excited to partner with cat-man-du to help eliminate electronic waste,” said Megan Templeton, STS employee. “ Our data destruction process exceeds the standards of the Department of Defense to keep any recycled data safe.” STS picks up e-waste in 9 different states including Texas and zero percent of that waste ends up in the landfill. In addition to partnering with a new recycling company, cat-man-du is now offering refurbished computer parts such as memory, hard drives and video cards as well as complete systems at a discounted rate. All computers and parts have extensive testing done to ensure the parts work well and a 30 day warranty. cat-man-du also buys previously owned laptops, desktops and tablets that are less than 3 years old and customers can contact Tony or Jeremy at (806)350-8324 for details. A separate social media page has been created to keep customers updated on what refurbished hardware is available immediately and what has been sold. Customers can go to for system and parts updates.


cat-man-du continues to expand its workforce to keep up with their amazing growth. Mirranda Monroe has been hired as cat-man-du’s social media manager. This is a brand new position established to keep up with all cat-man-du’s social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. This type of position is mainly found within the marketing department of large organizations and its sole purpose is to contribute to and monitor the social media presence of a company. “cat-man-du wants to invest in its online presence and I am here to make sure they really stand out,” said Monroe. An Amarillo native, Monroe recently worked at Guitar Center and is going to Amarillo College for architecture.


cat-man-du has experienced amazing growth recently and has added several new team members to better meet their clients needs. In 2013 they became the IT department for more businesses in the area than ever before and their sales grew by 20 percent. As a result more team members were needed for the beginning of 2014. Every cat-man-du location in Amarillo, Canyon and Dumas has new talent from network specialists to customer service representatives to help each community get the best service possible.

Chrystal Selby has re-joined the cat-man-du team in Amarillo. She first started in 2007 as a customer service representative. She worked until 2011 and gained expensive knowledge about the computer and IT industry by working with the technicians on a daily basis. Chrystal left to be a stay at home mother to her then 2 year old son. Chrystal has since rejoined the cat-man-du family and is filling the position of lead concierge. According to Chrystal “In November 2013, I was given the opportunity to re-join this amazing company, and I could not be more excited to be back!” cat-man-du has also hired Julie Korinek as their marketing manager. She worked with cat-man-du for five years starting in 2008 helping the company stay involved in the community and better educating the panhandle on the services they offer. Julie took a brief hiatus to get her real estate license and spend more time with her four year old son. During that time she also had another baby boy named Case, who is just 6 weeks old.

Garrett Eggleston has joined the Canyon office as their concierge. He is very outgoing and claims to have “never met a stranger.” He has a total of 7 years in the service industry and is sure to build the best customer relations possible. In his spare time, Garrett loves playing, writing and producing music. Michael Gaines is the new computer technician in Canyon and has been an IT professional for 18 years. A West Texas A&M alumni, Michael is extremely proficient in Windows and Mac OSX operating systems as well as wireless networking with mobile devices. Michael is an avid fitness enthusiast and is looking forward to competing in bodybuilding contests in the near future. The Canyon office has also hired Gary Ohmes, a military veteran with 5 years IT experience and a strong familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems. He enjoys playing computer games and programming with plans of making computer games of his own.

Dumas now has Johnny Gonzalez as their computer technician. He is known as“Johnny G” and graduated in 2006 from Stratford High School. Johnny attended IntelliTec College and received an Associates as a Computer Network Systems Technician. He is happily married to his wife Monika and is the father of three beautiful children, Joshua, Alexis and Mavis. Before joining cat-man-du he was employed at the Hilmar Cheese Company and then at The Texas Department of Transportation.





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