Acendre Appoints Josh Steele as Chief Financial Officer

Skilled Industry Leader to Manage Financial Operations and Strategy for Growing Cloud-Based Talent Management Software Company

Arlington, VA – November 10, 2015Acendre (formerly known as NGA.NET), a worldwide leader in cloud-based talent management software, today announced Josh Steele as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for guiding the company’s financial operations, optimizing critical business processes and leading core strategic initiatives. With a highly successful background in scaling mid-cap organizations for the past 20 years, his wealth of experience will play an instrumental role in supporting Acendre’s expansion goals.

“Josh brings a strong track record of scaling rapidly growing technology businesses that will be crucial to our future trajectory,” said Mike Giuffrida, Co-Founder and CEO of Acendre. “His record of boosting company performance and his vision as a business strategist make him an important addition to our management team. We look forward to gaining from his financial management experience as the company is focused on achieving aggressive customer, technology and corporate-wide milestones.”

Prior to joining Acendre, Josh served in a number of executive leadership and strategic advisory roles, scaling several innovative technology businesses. Through his consulting practice, Flywheel Associates, Josh provided business planning, product and operations leadership for several high profile Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers. Josh has measurable success at building scalable finance and operating organizations to support new product development and global business expansion. Prior to Flywheel Associates, Josh served as the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Rosetta Stone and Vice President of FP&A and Treasurer of MicroStrategy, where he spearheaded key strategic business initiatives, led corporate planning and analysis, and oversaw worldwide treasury operations.

“I am thrilled to join Acendre at such a pivotal time in its history,” said Steele. “Acendre has terrific people, industry leading talent management solutions and tremendous momentum in the market. I look forward to partnering with a great team as we continue to expand our solutions, optimize internal functions and rapidly advance the business.”

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About Acendre

Acendre is a worldwide leader in secure cloud-based talent management software. The company’s solutions address the unique needs of organizations that require a high level of configurability to manage complex workflows and interoperability challenges. Acendre serves both public and private sectors, including Government, Education, Healthcare & Community Services, Utilities and Mining. With offices in three continents, the company’s solutions are deployed in over 200 organizations around the globe, including almost 100 federal agencies, helping these organizations recruit, engage, retain and develop their employees to improve workforce performance. A recipient of numerous awards and with almost 400,000 users, Acendre processes over two million resumes a year and over two million transactions every week.

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W2 Communications

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