CBORD®, the leading provider of software for higher education, healthcare, senior living, and business campuses, is pleased to announce a series of appointments for two new executives and the promotion of an existing executive to its leadership team. Rob DeCarlo, joins the company as the Vice President of Finance, and John Whisner joins as the Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Larry Delaney will take on a new role as Vice President of Strategy, Markets, and Solutions. Delaney had previously been serving as CBORD’s Vice President and General Manager of Cashless Systems. DeCarlo, Whisner, and Delaney will report to Jim Hoefflin, President, and join the leadership teams for both CBORD and Horizon.

“We are thrilled . . . knowing these significant appointments will positively impact our company’s culture, while simultaneously underscoring CBORD’s expertise and customer focus in our target markets. After closing 2016 with double-digit revenue growth, we are now positioning ourselves for more aggressive expansion. I’m excited to add to a robust leadership team that will ultimately drive us through 2017 and beyond,” said Hoefflin.

Rob DeCarlo will be responsible for uniting and advancing finance, planning, and accounting functions across CBORD and Horizon. DeCarlo is well versed in successfully grouping, balancing, and managing complex business segments as he comes to CBORD and Horizon with 18 years of corporate finance experience—the most recent nine years spent at MedAssets. DeCarlo also held positions with EarthLink and Intel, and has an MBA from Duke University and a BBA in finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

John Whisner will be responsible for leading the Sales and Marketing operations for both CBORD and Horizon. Whisner’s energetic discipline and wealth of experience in leading high-performing sales and marketing teams over the past 25 years within diverse markets will propel CBORD and Horizon toward a more coordinated customer focus, with blanketing account coverage, and the generation of new clientele. As the former Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Empower Software Solutions, Whisner honed his skillset by focusing on enterprise level, multi-million dollar solutions and SaaS contracts. Prior to Empower, Whisner’s roles included Vice President of National Sales for Recall, and Senior Vice President of Sales for Ceridian. Whisner is a Veteran of the United States Army and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Belk College of Business.

Larry Delaney, a 25-year veteran in the software and technology industry and four-year veteran of CBORD, will synthesize all market inputs into a more collaborative and accelerated plan of solutions. Delaney will continue to focus on developing partner relationships and product strategies ensuring CBORD’s and Horizon’s flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace. With Delaney’s leadership, CBORD and Horizon will be creating the most effective and sophisticated solutions possible for its customers and markets.

With new executives comes the imperative of new perspective and hands on experience, and CBORD and Horizon intend to accelerate into its 2017–2018 markets with a more coordinated solution set and competitive go-to-market strategies.

“It’s rare to find a technology company with an over forty-year history constantly guided by customer-centric development and support. Our opportunity is to accelerate our vision, which has been informed by our customers and partners, to create further differentiation between us and our competitors. As we begin our year, we are focused and operating with a sense of urgency,” said Hoefflin.

CBORD powers technology solutions for higher education, healthcare, senior living, and business campuses enabling users to create optimal experiences for their students, patients, employees, and residents. Guided by customer-centric development and support, CBORD has pioneered software for dining operations, nutrition analysis, security, card systems, and housing for over forty years.

CBORD operates as a unit of Roper Technologies, a constituent of the S&P 500®, Fortune 1000®, and Russell 1000® indices. Roper designs and develops software (both software-as-a-service and licensed), and engineered products and solutions for healthcare, transportation, food, energy, water, education, and other niche markets worldwide.

About Horizon
Horizon Software operates as a unit of Roper Technologies (ROP: NYSE). Horizon is a Microsoft® Gold Independent Software Vendor headquartered in Duluth, GA. Horizon’s solutions serve to automate and modernize school nutrition programs, K-12 online payments and senior living hospitality, ensures compliance with government regulations, offers flexibility and program accountability, and provides meaningful data that can be used to make informed business decisions. For more information, visit http://www.horizonsoftware.com or call toll free (800) 741-7100.



Kelley DeMarchi
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