Tom Pace starts PaceButler Corporation with $62.53. His goal is to build an organization that
provides a place where people can be successful in business and grow in their personal lives.
Louis Gandara, a business consultant and eventual life-long friend, enters the scene.
With Mr. Gandara's assistance, PaceButler began to focus it's operations to a more productive and efficient business model.
PaceButler hits it's first big hurdle, expanding to 30 employees with annual sales of $3.5 million.
PaceButler wins the Oklahoma Quality
Award for it's commitment to excellence. In addition this year, Tom Pace wins the Model CEO Award presented by the Council of Growing Companies.
2002 PaceButler adds a new product line – used and inactive cell phones. This quickly became a major product line and set the stage to eventually be PaceButler's core business.
2004 PaceButler updates infrastructure and logistical organization to further enhance expediency and efficiency. Product lines condensed to laptops and cell phones as a means to create a more efficient business model.
2006 Growth phase creates the need for second facility, essentially doubling square footage.
2007 PaceButler expands workforce, now employing over 100 great Oklahomans.
2008 PaceButler expands it's non-profit fundraising programs by partnering with Boys & Girls Club, Feed the Children and The American Cancer Society to raise funds for these great organizations and their causes.