Emergency Notification Leader Send Word Now Names Christine Dye as Chief Financial Officer
NEW YORK, NY, July 31, 2014 – Send Word Now, the leading innovator of critical communications services, including emergency notification, incident management and a revolutionary new mobile app for collaborative, “on-net” messaging, announced today the appointment of Christine Dye as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Dye, who brings over 20 years of financial management experience to Send Word Now, is a “very welcome addition,” said Tony Schmitz, Send Word Now President and CEO. “The timing of Christine coming on board with us is perfect given the June 2014 release of our newest solution, SWN Direct, and the steady growth of our company in the U.S. and abroad. There’s no question that her skills, technological expertise and extensive communications background will serve our organization well.”
Prior to joining Send Word Now, Dye worked for Citrix Online, the online services division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS). Most recently, she served as Finance Director and part of the leadership team for GoToAssist™, the worldwide market share leader in the remote support market. Dye also spent three years inside the company’s Audio Conferencing division, which emerged as an innovative force in the audio conferencing market.
Before Citrix, Dye worked as Controller for Vapps, an audio conferencing start-up which was acquired by Citrix, and spent ten years as CFO for Answer America, LLC, a national telecommunications company. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and is a CPA in the state of North Carolina.