Jim, Dan, and Edward each bring to QQSolutions extensive and successful experience in tech product leadership.
Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
QQSolutions, the leading provider of cloud-based agency management systems for independent insurance agencies nationwide, has named three new executives to its management team. Jim Garrett was named as Senior Director of Software Development, Dan Lanphere as Senior Director of National Sales, and Edward Patience as Director of Marketing.
Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, Michael Stebel, the three executives will be responsible for executing QQSolutions’ product development, sales, and marketing strategies to help drive the company’s continued dynamic growth.
Mark Malis, Chief Executive Officer of QQSolutions stated, “Jim, Dan, and Edward each bring to QQSolutions extensive and successful experience in technology product leadership. Jim will focus on the continued development of QQCatalyst® and QQWebRater, while Dan and Edward will build and execute effective sales and marketing programs to help make independent insurance agencies aware of our superior products and services.”
Jim Garrett, Senior Director of Software Development, is responsible for software development across all of QQSolutions’ products. Garrett has over eighteen years of experience leading teams and developing commercial software. Prior to joining QQSolutions, he spearheaded the development of award-winning software now used by over 80,000 customers in the medical, dental, and veterinary industries. He has served as a voting member on committees for the standardization of medical diagnostic imaging and on the curriculum advisory board for two college Computer Science departments. Garrett holds multiple certifications as a developer, systems architect and technical trainer.
Daniel Lanphere, Senior Director of National Sales, leads the QQSolutions sales team and brings to the company over sixteen years of sales leadership experience in technology, software, data, and service solutions. He has held sales and sales management positions at NCR Corporation, WorkFlow One, and LexisNexis. Lanphere has a passion for building customer-focused teams that partner with their clients. He has a diverse background that includes inside and outside sales, sales management, operations management and business resource management within several different industries. Lanphere earned his BA from the University of Dayton, where his focus was Communications and Management.
Edward Patience, Director of Marketing, is responsible for all aspects of QQSolutions’ corporate and product marketing communications, as well as its partner programs. Patience brings more than twenty years of technology marketing experience in commercial software solutions. He has a broad background in product marketing, brand development, social media and technology sales, working with established and start-up technology companies in e-commerce, healthcare, mobile technologies and supply chain management. Patience earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree, with a focus in Information Technology, from Wilfred Laurier University, in Waterloo, Ontario.
For more information, visit the company’s website at QQSolutions.com, or call QQSolutions at 1.800.940.6600.
QQSolutions is the leading provider of cloud-based agency management systems for independent insurance agencies nationwide. The company’s patent-pending QQCatalyst® agency management system is incredibly easy to learn and to use. QQCatalyst is completely Web-based, mobile, and runs on any device with a browser. The QQCatalyst Marketplace provides insurance agencies with easy access to third-party apps that extend QQCatalyst’s capabilities. QQSolutions’ cloud-based auto insurance comparative rater, QQWebRater, provides real-time quotes from over 100 carriers in Florida and Texas. The company is committed to delivering easy-to-use, innovative solutions that help agencies increase revenue and retention, as well as to become more productive and efficient. QQSolutions backs up its products with the best customer service in the industry and consistently earns customer satisfaction scores of over 92%. The company is based in Deerfield Beach, Florida and has been recognized as one of the “25 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies” in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal.
To learn more about QQSolutions and its products, please call the company at 1.800.940.6600, or visit the company’s website at QQSolutions.com.