Robert N. Grimes is Chairman and CEO of Accuvia, located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Mr. Grimes founded Cyntergy in 1988, which focused on providing computer support services to the hotel, foodservice, and retail industries. Under his guidance, Cyntergy has been expanded and repositioned within CynterCorp to offer these industries a range of technology-related solutions and products. In 1996, Mr. Grimes co-founded, with Nation’s Restaurant News, an international foodservice technology tradeshow and conference known as FS/TEC. Mr. Grimes has received many industry awards, including the Greater Washington 1994 Entrepreneur of the Year award sponsored by Inc., Ernst & Young, and Merrill Lynch.