AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, today named Lars Powers as vice president of software development. Powers brings more than 20 years of technology leadership experience, with a highly successful track record of bridging technology and business worlds.
Powers will lead product development across Abila's portfolio of software solutions designed to help associations, nonprofit organizations, and government entities fulfill their missions.
"Lars will be a great addition to our already stellar executive team," said Krista Endsley, Abila's CEO. "Product development is crucial to our organization and our customers. After an extensive search, we are confident we've found the right person to lead this strategic part of our business."
Prior to joining Abila, Powers was the director of application development at Newgistics where he was responsible for design, construction, deployment, and support for a set of complex, mission-critical cloud services. Before Newgistics, Powers served in various product and software development roles at 3M and Microsoft, leading efforts to develop and implement software engineering and architecture methodologies, practices, and tools to support the product portfolio and roadmap.
"I'm looking forward to the tremendous opportunity to create and develop technology that is helping make a difference in our world," said Powers. "Abila is a great company with a bright future, and I'm excited to be a part of it."
Abila is the leading provider of software and services to nonprofits, associations, and governmental entities that help them improve decision making, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions, association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to make better financial and strategic decisions, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve more than 8,000 customers across North America. For more information, please visit www.abila.com.