ObjectFX Appoints Michael Kline as CFO

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Location-based intelligence solutions provider, ObjectFX, hires new chief financial officer

ObjectFX today announced that investment banker Michael Kline has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Michael also serves as a partner in Alexandria-based investment and advisory firm, TransVoyant, LLC, which purchased ObjectFX in 2011. In this capacity, Michael will serve as a senior advisor to the TransVoyant portfolio companies regarding development of strategy, financial market analysis, investor relations, and mergers and acquisitions.

“Michael is an outstanding addition to our executive team in the role of Chief Financial Officer,” stated Bill Pardue, CEO of ObjectFX and TransVoyant partner. “Michael was a key participant in facilitating the TransVoyant purchase of ObjectFX this past summer. The valuable insights he gained into the strategic objectives, finances, products and technologies of ObjectFX and TransVoyant’s portfolio companies will serve us well in his new position.”

In addition, Michael is President and Founder of Kline Capital, LLC, which he founded to provide strategic insight and financial advisory services to the technology and media industries. Michael is a Venture Partner with Vesbridge Partners, a Minneapolis based early-stage venture capital firm, where he assists in evaluating new investments, portfolio company strategies, and other financial advisory services.

Michael previously was an Associate with Excelsior Equity Partners. While at Excelsior, he was actively involved in day-to-day operations of portfolio companies as well as assisting in analysis of new investments, private placements and M&A advisory assignments. Prior to joining Excelsior, Michael worked for Northland Securities and Craig-Hallum Capital Group while he attended graduate school. Michael received his Master’s in Business Administration and B.A. in Finance from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.

Michael will divide his time between ObjectFX’s offices in Minnesota and Virginia, becoming the senior company officer based in Minneapolis.

About ObjectFX LLC

ObjectFX LLC delivers geospatial solutions to leverage the value of dynamic spatial and temporal data in gathering intelligence, managing risk, and monitoring and improving operations. These solutions allow clients to respond more quickly to changing conditions in their operating and risk environments. ObjectFX employs a team of skilled consultants and developers with multiple levels of security clearances. This team assists customers in designing, implementing, and managing ObjectFX solutions and providing outcomes-focused intelligence and risk consulting services. ObjectFX products and services are a foundation or complementary technology for a wide range of applications used across multiple vertical industries and organizations. Representative customers include Boeing, General Dynamics, SAIC and United Airlines. ObjectFX has offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Alexandria, Virginia, and is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business.

For more information on ObjectFX LLC, please visit http://www.ObjectFX.com

About TransVoyant LLC

TransVoyant is a private equity and advisory firm that invests in and actively supports early to mid-stage companies to achieve profitable growth. The firm helps portfolio companies innovate and invent, whether in changing business models, pursuing new markets, capitalizing on emerging technologies or attracting superb talent. TransVoyant professionals deploy relationship capital, intellectual capital, and innovative processes to achieve targeted results, leveraging a proven investment approach and corporate development methodology to help each portfolio company succeed. Firm investments concentrate on the intersection where public sector and private sector converge to solve critical national economic and security problems. TransVoyant delivers exceptional returns for investors and advanced information-technology solutions for the world with offices located in Alexandria, Virginia.

For more information on TransVoyant LLC, please visit http://www.TransVoyant.com


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