SMARTfiles, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software to the education sector, announced today that Laserfiche has recognized SMARTfiles President and Co-founder Vicki Bienski with the VAR Visionary Award. Bienski receives the award for being a driving force behind implementing Laserfiche ECM software across Texas’ leading school districts, colleges and universities, including The Texas A&M University System.

“I have had the pleasure of working with and learning from Vicki Bienski for more than 10 years,” said Jereb Cheatham, VP of Global Process Innovation at Laserfiche. “Her exceptional focus and determination paved the way for one of the largest implementations of Laserfiche to date. We at Laserfiche are thrilled to recognize her and her achievements.”

Bienski co-founded SMARTfiles in 2001 with the aim of providing and implementing easy-to-use document management solutions for educational institutions. Today, SMARTfiles serves thousands of users across Texas who leverage Laserfiche to manage student records, automate administrative processes and streamline student services. SMARTfiles’ customers have been recognized for excellence at both state and international levels, and have won Laserfiche Run Smarter Awards for best business practices six times. More than 15 years after the organization’s founding, Bienski remains committed to improving Texas education through innovative ECM products and services.

“Vicki’s dedication and understanding of the needs of educational institutions makes her an ideal partner for schools, districts, colleges and universities,” said Hedy Belttary, Senior Vice President of Sales at Laserfiche. “We’re thrilled to work with someone who helps customers realize their goals of creating a more modern campus, and shares our same passion for digital transformation.”

“I’m honored to accept the VAR Visionary Award and recognize a longstanding, productive Laserfiche-SMARTfiles collaboration,” said Bienski. “Laserfiche’s ongoing innovation enables us to continue providing the best possible solutions for educational institutions—and their students—in 2017 and beyond.”

The Laserfiche VAR Visionary Award was announced during the Laserfiche Empower 2017 Conference.


About Laserfiche

Laserfiche enterprise content management transforms how organizations manage information, automate document-driven business processes and make timely, informed decisions. Using Laserfiche, organizations can innovate how documents and unstructured information are processed and analyzed to achieve business results. Laserfiche provides intuitive solutions for capture, electronic forms, workflow, case management, cloud, mobile and government-certified records management. Since 1987, Laserfiche has been the trusted choice of more than 36,000 organizations worldwide. For more information, visit or follow Laserfiche on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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About SMARTfiles

SMARTfiles is an award-winning professional services organization focused on providing enterprise content management and business process management solutions for educational institutions.  Founded in 2001, SMARTfiles has built a solid reputation of integrity and outstanding service within educational institutions throughout Texas, including The Texas A&M University System.