by Diane Rarick
SBJ Contributing Writer
Just two years out of college in 1991, Doug Pitt decided to open his own computer service business, Service World Computer Center Inc.
Combining his interest in computer graphics and his inborn business savvy with backing from his father, Bill Pitt ("our money man behind the scenes"), Doug Pitt's company has successfully carved a niche for itself in Springfield.
Since 1994, the company has grown from two employees to 24, and it has enjoyed an average 35 percent growth rate for seven out of eight years. Rob Neal is vice president, handling financial matters, while Wayne Murphy is the technical supervisor.
As president, 32-year-old Doug Pitt does network sales, oversees the sales department, consults with clients, and works on the "big picture."
The company has owned its 6,000-square-foot building at 1409 W. Sunshine for four years. Service World Computer Center provides computer service, sales and repair[[In-content Ad]]
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