CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Jeffrey Lyons, 51, has been named President of BigTime® Software, Inc., a global provider of software and Software-as-a-Service productivity tools for growing professional services firms. He will also serve as a member of the Board of Directors and is a principal shareholder of the company.
"Jeff and I have been professional colleagues since the mid-1990s, when he helped grow and sell my first company, DaVinci Software, Inc., to a private equity firm," said Brian Saunders, founder and Chief Executive Officer. "I'm pleased to have an entrepreneurial executive with his experience join the BigTime® team."
Mr. Lyons will focus on accelerating the company's profitable growth and creating shareholder value. He is directly responsible for leading corporate strategy and development, strategic partnerships, and managing investor, legal, accounting, and banking relationships.
Mr. Lyons has a 20-year history of creating and executing business growth strategies, successfully raising growth equity capital, and building business information services and technology companies in Chicago. Since 2006, Mr. Lyons has been an Operating Director of City Capital Advisors LLC, a Chicago-based investment and merchant banking firm. In 2002, he co-founded PRIMIS Marketing Group, a private equity-backed company which grew to be a $60+ million revenue marketing data solutions firm with over 250 employees before its successful sale (50%+ IRR to investors) to a private equity firm in 2006. He has previously served on both executive management teams and as a management consultant, profitably growing emerging companies and achieving shareholder liquidity with successful exits to both strategic and financial buyers.
He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
About BigTime® Software, Inc.
BigTime Software®, Inc. is a privately held firm focused on SaaS-based productivity tools for growing professional services firms. The firm was founded in 2002, and released its flagship product, BigTime®, one year later.
The company currently serves up productivity tools to thousands of firms across North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Its clients include high-growth professional services firms in a dozen industries including accounting/tax, law, IT services, public relations, marketing services, design/advertising, architecture/engineering, and management consulting. For more information, please visit http://www.bigtimesoftware.net.
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