SPARC Announces Leadership Change with Promotion of Marc Murphy to Chief Executive Officer

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Current CEO and Founder Eric Bowman to Remain President of SPARC; Changes Effective October 2, 2014

Marc Murphy

Marc Murphy

Marc has done an amazing job accelerating SPARC’s growth since joining the company, and his commitment to our Team Members, customers, and partners will position SPARC to achieve the high levels of growth we expect in the next five years.

SPARC today announced that Marc Murphy, current Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer effective October 2, 2014. SPARC founder and current CEO, Eric Bowman, will continue to serve as the company’s President and Chairman of the Board moving forward. In this role, Murphy will assume Chief Executive Officer responsibilities for SPARC, including its government, commercial, and product business units.

“Marc has done an amazing job accelerating SPARC’s growth since joining the company, and his commitment to our Team Members, customers, and partners will position SPARC to achieve the high levels of growth we expect in the next five years,” said Bowman. “There is no better person to continue to lead this company into the future.”

Having served in the government services sector with Deloitte and BearingPoint, and optimizing day-to-day operations since joining SPARC in March of 2013 as Chief Operating Officer, Murphy brings his years of leadership experience to the table as SPARC celebrates its five-year anniversary serving customers.

Murphy was formerly a Director at Deloitte Consulting. Since relocating from New Orleans to Charleston in 2008, he has had overall account operational leadership, capability development, and management responsibilities for Defense and Federal clients throughout the U.S. Marc is a 1993 graduate of Bucknell University with a M.S. of Systems Analysis, is a former Army Officer, and left service at the rank of Captain.

“I have such respect for SPARC and its customers, as well as the technology it has consistently produced, and I’m honored to be chosen to help guide the company,” Murphy said. “As SPARC continues to expand into new areas of business, I’m excited for this opportunity to work with our senior leadership, Team Members, partners, and customers as we continue to expand and diversify our portfolio of offerings.”

SPARC also announced that Bowman will assume the roles of President and Chairman of the Board, and will continue to support Murphy and all SPARC team members in day-to-day management and supervisory control of the company.

Learn more about SPARC, its customers, and Team Members by visiting sparcedge.com.

About SPARC
SPARC is a software product development company creating engaging, forward-thinking technology while keeping Team Members at the core of everything we do. With offices in Charleston, South Carolina and Washington, D.C., SPARC provides software development services for the government and commercial sectors, and develops commercial software products for the executive leadership, human resources, big data analytics, and mobile markets. In 2013, SPARC was ranked by Inc. 500 as the 14th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. Come by for a tour and see SPARC’s award-winning culture for yourself, or learn more at sparcedge.com.

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