We believe that building our business comes from building relationships, and we strive to live up to that ideal every single day. For years, FOCUS has continually dedicated itself to its clients and partners, while also striving to improve and implement the latest technology in the time and attendance field. Between its original members, FOCUS has over 90 years of combined experience in the industry.
In 2006 FOCUS developed and launched its own PowerTime web-based timesheet software, and since then, it has undergone continuous development to expand its features and improve scalability. PowerTime is utilized by a wide variety of public and private organizations, including community colleges, hospitals, behavioral healthcare providers, community service boards, and more. FOCUS also completed development of its own rugged hardware timeclock devices in 2017. Since then, almost a thousand of FOCUS’ devices have been installed for customers.
Looking to the future, FOCUS will endeavor to continue expanding its capabilities to better equip our current and future clients with the highest quality time and attendance products and support.
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Doug and Judy founded Focus Professional Services, Inc. in 1995 as a system service contractor for a large industrial employer. Since then, they have consistently grown the company by developing and maintaining their time and attendance solutions nationwide and continuing to enhance their product hardware and software to meet customer requirements. Looking forward, Doug’s vision is to continue to grow the company and provide our current and future customers with the highest quality product and support.
During their spare time, Doug and Judy enjoy spending time with their six grandchildren.
Steve and his wife Melissa have raised two sons. Steve served as their basketball and lacrosse coaches as well as their Scoutmasters. Both boys are Eagle Scouts and are now in college together at the University of Lynchburg.
After returning to Virginia, Angela worked for the Diamond Healthcare Corporation for Outpatient Mental Health programs in Williamsburg, White Stone, and Newport News, and was quickly promoted to the Marketing Department for Outpatient Mental Health at Mary Immaculate Hospital.
Angela then decided to join the family business at FOCUS Inc, where she continues to use her marketing skills and compassion to build relationships with our customers, and oversee day-to-day operations.
Robert’s knowledge and experience with a multitude of electronics and hardware platforms made him the perfect choice to serve as the Director of Hardware Development at FOCUS. He has authored many updates and enhancements to the UNIX based eDCF and collaborated for the development of the now SQL-based eDCF.
Drawing on two decades of experience maintaining data collection terminals and knowledge of leading trends in the electronics industry, Robert has designed FOCUS’ new state-of-the-art hardware devices.
On the side, Robert has a knack for repairing and updating old hardware to make it do more than it ever could before.
She joined FOCUS in 1997 as a Hardware Technician troubleshooting and installing data collection terminals. In 2005, She moved into her current position of Project Manager for Data Collection Monitoring.
Through his efforts he has helped facilitate the creation of several systems handling large volumes of users with extreme reliability and consistent up time. He is now serving as the Director of Application Development for FOCUS and is an integral part of the FOCUS management team.
Dean attended Cleary College, the University of Virginia, University of Michigan, and Eastern Michigan University, where he studied accounting and medicine. Post-college, he served in the United States Navy for four years. During his time in the Navy at the Naval Security Station in Washington, D.C., Dean traveled the world installing and checking registered publications, and managed and worked with the CNO to generate reports to the Bureau of Personnel.
Dean then worked at the Commission of Professional and Hospital Association and the Ford Motor Company, before joining the team at NCR, which would later become AT&T, where he worked for 30 years. Dean programmed, installed, and maintained a multitude of savings and loan teller machines for Hibernia National Bank. He also programmed P.O.S. terminals, wrote and maintained mainframe programs for plant utilization, and installed time and attendance equipment. Using his expertise, he taught classes on the use of timeclocks and reports.
Dean has been a vital part of FOCUS Inc for over 20 years, where he continues to serve as the Project Director and Systems Administrator for several large projects. Dean’s experience and knowledge have been invaluable to the growth and success of FOCUS.