Onvia Appoints Steve Ritchie as Senior Vice President of Sales

Nov 11, 2015, 14:00 ET from Onvia

SEATTLE, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Onvia (NASDAQ: ONVI), announced today the appointment of Steve Ritchie to the company's executive management team as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Ritchie brings over 15 years of experience leading sales, marketing and business development teams.  In his role, Ritchie will lead Onvia's Sales and Client Success departments in expanding Onvia's market share among government contractors selling into the vast and fragmented state and local government market.

Prior to joining Onvia, Ritchie served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CMD Group, LLC. (formerly Reed Construction Data).  Ritchie has also served in leadership roles at Davis Brand Capital, ChoicePoint Inc., Diamond Management and Technology Consultants and Bain & Company.

"We look forward to Steve bringing tremendous value to Onvia's leadership team.  His expertise in helping contractors sell to government agencies will allow our customers to better capture the opportunity that is awaiting them in the $1.5 trillion state and local government market," stated Hank Riner, President and CEO of Onvia. 

"Onvia has incredible solutions to offer," Ritchie added, "and with their recent investments in core platform improvements, enhanced state and local agency coverage and client success initiatives, I am joining the team at a very exciting time.  I look forward to being a part of Onvia's future success."

About Onvia

For over 15 years, Onvia (NASDAQ: ONVI) has been delivering the data and tools companies rely on to succeed in the government contracting market. Onvia tracks and reports the spending of tens of thousands of federal, state and local government agencies, giving companies a single source for conducting business with government. For information about Onvia, visit http://www.onvia.com/.

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