Send Word Now Expands Management Team as Company's Growth Accelerates
New York, NY, February 14, 2008. Send Word Now™,
the leading provider of on-demand alerting and response services, today
announced three new members of its management team, as well as two
executive promotions. As Send Word Now's growth continues to accelerate,
the company is expanding and strengthening its management team with
support in service operations, a dedicated resource to support National
Accounts, and a new General Counsel.
The new hires include: Alissa Kaplan, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Philip Palmroth, Vice President, Service Operations; and Danielle Putis, Director of National Accounts. A brief summary of each of the executives' responsibilities and experience follows:
Alissa Kaplan, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
In her role at Send Word
Now, Ms. Kaplan has primary responsibility for the company's legal
functions. Previously, Ms. Kaplan served as Vice President and Associate
General Counsel for 24/7 Real Media, Inc., a digital marketing company.
Ms. Kaplan was also employed as an Associate at the law firm of Cleary
Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, where she worked in the
corporate department and specialized in domestic and international
capital markets transactions. Ms. Kaplan received a BA in Psychology
from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from
Boston University School of Law, magna cum laude. She is a member of the
New York bar.
Philip Palmroth, Vice President, Service Operations
experience with high transaction environments will help Send Word Now
continue to grow and evolve its infrastructure ensuring it can stay
ahead of the demands of customers. As a long-time technologist, he
brings over 15 years of IT experience to his role. In his previous
position as Director of Network Engineering and Operations at
Barnes&Noble.com he focused on building infrastructure with a proven
track record of high availability.
Danielle Putis, Director of National Accounts
Ms. Putis brings to the company over 10 years' experience in the software and web-based services industries, with a strong emphasis in Client Relations and Sales. Her focus at Send Word Now is to cultivate strategic partnerships and strengthen loyalty within the customer base to identify demonstrated needs in the marketplace and provide the best possible client experience. Prior to joining Send Word Now, she was the Manager of National Accounts at Sterling Testing Systems Inc., a pre-employment background screening company. She also spent six years with MicroEdge, Inc., a division of Advent Software. Ms Putis received a BA in Communication from Stonehill College.
Send Word Now CEO Tony
Schmitz stated, "We are excited to round out our management team with
new hires and executive promotions. This is a talented group of
individuals who will help to propel Send Word Now during its next phase
of its growth."
About Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the
provider of on-demand alerting and response services which drive
effective communication during time sensitive situations. The
easy-to-use, web-based services are used by Global 2000 and government
organizations to ensure smart, effective organization-wide coordination
in real time, improving day-to-day business operations and ensuring
continuity during crises anywhere, anytime, regardless
location or device connection. The company is headquartered in New
York City. More information about Send Word Now can be found at http://www.sendwordnow.com.
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