Leads Company’s Efforts to Create New Market and Product Development Opportunities for Its Spectrum Construction Software
SEATTLE — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 25, 2009 — Dexter + Chaney ( www.dexterchaney.com) has named Mark Reich, a long-time construction-software sales and management executive, to the new position of vice president of business development. Reich will focus on creating new market and product-development opportunities for Dexter + Chaney’s Spectrum® Construction Software. He’ll also lead efforts to strengthen the company’s relationships with other software firms that develop complementary products for the construction industry and will help develop new distribution channels for Spectrum.
Reich joins Dexter + Chaney from Sage/Timberline Software, where he spent 24 years as a business partner and company executive; he most recently was premier accounts program director and senior industry sales manager. While at Sage/Timberline, he developed relationships with dozens of construction software companies as an element of building Sage/Timberline’s third-party sales program. He also was heavily involved in product development and identifying new opportunities for marketing Sage/Timberline products.
Reich also has been an owner/partner of three technology software firms that served construction-focused industries and spent more than seven years as a commercial general contractor. He is the author of a college textbook, “Estimating With Precision,” that addresses the effective use of construction-estimating software, and is an expert on Building Information Modeling (BIM).
John Chaney, Dexter + Chaney co-founder and president, lauded Reich for his ability to bring “new ideas and innovation” to the company’s business development efforts.
“Dexter + Chaney will benefit from Mark’s broad range of industry experience and strong relationships with other construction software companies that are or will be Dexter + Chaney technology partners,” said Chaney. “His expertise and experience in the construction and software industries, including a well-deserved reputation as one of the leading authorities on computerized estimating and project management, give him a unique perspective that will help Dexter + Chaney grow.
“Of course, Mark’s efforts will also enhance our clients’ efforts to grow their businesses,” Chaney continued. “That’s the mission for Mark and everyone at Dexter + Chaney: to help construction companies grow.”
ABOUT DEXTER + CHANEY
More than 1,000 construction companies throughout the United States use Dexter + Chaney’s Spectrum® Construction Software. Spectrum includes 30 integrated modules that handle project management, construction accounting, equipment management, human resources, document imaging, service management, remote connectivity and data sharing tasks. Contractors who use Spectrum report they have improved profitability and have grown their businesses more than 300 percent without adding financial staff.
More than 10,000 total users make use of Spectrum’s Document Imaging software, which addresses a typically painful problem for construction contractors: giving management, office staff and project managers the fast, electronic access they need to important documents like contracts, change orders, time cards, invoices and others.
For more information about Dexter + Chaney or Spectrum, contact Brad Mathews, Vice President of Marketing, Dexter + Chaney, 9700 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-2347; phone: 800-875-1400 or 206-364-1400; fax: 206-367-9613; e-mail: Email Contact; http://www.dexterchaney.com.
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