LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It is with excitement, humility, and gratitude that Blytheco announces a change in ownership. Stephen Blythe, after 39 years of innovative leadership as the company's visionary, has transitioned the business to two of his tenured and trusted leaders.
Effective January 1, 2019, Lori Seal and Phil Sim assume ownership of Blytheco, with Seal becoming Blytheco's CEO and Sim appointed as Blytheco's Chief Client Success Officer. Blythe will continue in a consultative role as Blytheco's Board Chairman in a new advisory board formed to support Blytheco's journey ahead. "I am grateful for the last 39 years and the interactions, memories, and friendship with my team members, clients, and business partners," shared Blythe. "I am confident that the Blytheco team, our clients, and business are in great hands with Lori and Phil as the next generation of Blytheco leaders." The advisory board is also joined by tech industry powerhouses David Butler (former president of Sage Software and CEO of Paciolan) and Tim Leyden (former CFO of Sage Software and Western Digital), as well as Blytheco's recently appointed CFO, Chad Gardner.
Seal is looking forward to serving Blytheco in her new position. "This business transition was the result of proactive planning to secure the continuation of Blytheco's legacy and an example of a leader creating opportunities for others. We are committed to making Stephen proud and serving our industry with excellence and passion."
Sim added, "We also want to recognize and thank our outstanding Blytheco team members who represent our aligned values and a culture second to none." Additionally, Seal and Sim also thanked "our software publishers for the solutions they have entrusted us to represent and their support of Blytheco," as well as "our clients for their partnership and the opportunity to live our passion to Transform Companies."
For over 39 years, Blytheco has been providing elegant software solutions, expertise, implementation services, education, and support to over 5,000 clients nationwide. They are dedicated to creating successful client experiences and achieving positive outcomes.
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