Newell founds technology firm Stoneridge Software [UPDATED]Published 10:09am Monday, April 1, 2013 Updated 12:12pm Monday, April 1, 2013
Eric Newell, a 1992 graduate of Fergus Falls High School, has founded a technology firm in the area called Stoneridge Software. Stoneridge Software sells and services Microsoft Dynamics business software.
Newell serves as president of the company. Other principal owners are Cody Marshall, chief financial officer and Becky Newell, chief technical officer.
Newell is a recognized expert in managing successful implementations, and has frequently been a featured speaker at the national and regional level on project management and implementation best practices. Newell was previously employed for 13 years at Microsoft in Fargo. Most recently he was a Premier Field Engineering (PFE) manager for Dynamics and spent the last three years focused on Dynamics AX.
He has an extensive background working with Dynamics GP, and Dynamics CRM products as a support engineer, support operations and technical services account manager.
Newell holds a bachelors degree in management, economics and French from the University of Minnesota, Morris. Prior to joining Microsoft Newell served as a regulatory analyst/plant accounting manager for Great Plains Natural Gas Co. in Fergus Falls.