GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Actionable Quality Assurance (AQA), a leading software as a solution (SaaS) platform for thorough monitoring of food safety for restaurants, is pleased to announce John E. Laxson, directing sales and conversion, and Kathleen Byars, directing marketing, as key additions to its leadership team.
John E. Laxson is a restaurant industry food safety and quality assurance business development expert with extensive experience with suppliers and restaurant companies. John's sales leadership spans 25 years in the financial services industry with a keen emphasis on biotechnology investments, before concentrating his efforts on food laboratory testing services. John has been responsible for business development with testing labs ABC Research, Merieux NutriSciences (Silliker) and Microbac and has strong relationships in the industry.
Kathleen Byars is a corporate marketing executive experienced in new market entry and high growth strategies. Ms. Byars served as VP, Global Strategic Solutions and VP, International Marketing for Mary Kay Cosmetics from 1997-2003 where she led all aspects of marketing for thirty-one international markets including new market entry. She specializes in helping start ups go from customer acquisition to adoption to advocacy with optimal marketing practices.
"We are thrilled to have John and Kathleen on the team," states Eric Graves, CEO and company founder. "John's extensive background in food laboratory service, and Kathleen's successful strategic marketing experience, are critical advantages for our company growth and as we continue to scale."
These key additions will spearhead business development and marketing to deliver upon company goals as AQA transforms quality control procedures and standards for restaurant companies everywhere.
About Actionable Quality Assurance
Actionable Quality Assurance (AQA) is a scientific data analytics company providing a digital automated platform to minimize food safety risks. It is the only software solution built specifically to simplify quality assurance and food safety management for the restaurant industry. For more information on Actionable Quality Assurance, please visit http://www.actionableQA.com/.