Datamann founder John Mann was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Vermont / New Hampshire Direct Marketing Groups annual conference on May 3, 2007. In its near twenty year existence VT / NH Direct Marketing Group has presented this award only four previous times. Presenting the award, Bill LaPierre, Vice President – Catalog Brokerage for Millard Group, spoke of Manns personal and professional accomplishments. LaPierre stated that Datamann, under Johns direction has been one of the most dependable and innovative companies in this arena&[offering] products and services that enable all the companies that engage in these direct marketing activities, to do their jobs, and sell their products. LaPierre quoted additional words of praise from top executives at the Touch of Class catalog, the Wig Catalog, and Brookstone.The Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to individuals that have made a lasting contribution to the direct marketing industry, made similar contributions to the VT/NH DMG, and have shared their time and talents with others. John Mann is a 12 year member of the Board of Directors for the Vermont / New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group and served as President of the Group in 1999.John Mann founded Datamann, Inc. in 1975. Located in Wilder, Vermont, they develop, sell, and support the catalog mail order software known as MOSP” (Mail Order Software Plus”). In addition Datamann offers a full selection of mailing services and list rental fulfillment. In 2006, Datamann acquired its Computer Connection Division, extending its product offerings to include point of sale software, business accounting software solutions, and network support.