What can Brown do for EMS Technologies? Offer up a former CIO to serve on the wireless communications company\u2019s board of directors. Yesterday, UPS alum Frank Erbrick was elected to EMS Technologies\u2019 board. Erbrick worked for UPS from 1985 to 1997 as its CIO.\u00a0 During his tenure with the logistics company, Erbrick oversaw the development of UPS\u2019s IT architecture, telecom network and its package tracking system.\u00a0 He has worked as a consultant in McKinsey & Company\u2019s business technology office since 1997. Ali Jamshidi is on the up and up at First Energy.\u00a0 The former CIO, who joined the Akron, Ohio-based energy company\u2019s engineering department in 1982, was promoted to vice president of commodity operations yesterday. He most recently served as vice president of First Energy\u2019s energy delivery group, a position he moved into in 2004 after serving as the company\u2019s CIO for three years.