Dude Solutions Names Jodi McDermott Chief Product Officer

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Accomplished senior leader joins company in new role focused on driving growth

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“Dude Solutions’ technology provides true value to our end users and their communities. There is tremendous opportunity for growth in the markets we serve and I am excited to work alongside both a talented leadership team and passionate employees to reach new heights.”

Dude Solutions, the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of operations management solutions, today announced Jodi McDermott is joining the company in a new role as Chief Product Officer. She will report directly to Dude Solutions CEO, Ed Roshitsh.

The CPO role will focus on driving the next phase of growth for the company. McDermott, a seasoned product executive, will lead all aspects of product strategy and product management. This key hire comes just one year after Ed Roshitsh joined the company as CEO in November 2017.

“Dude Solutions continues to grow and evolve, and while planning for the future, it became clear that a Chief Product Officer was necessary to help us reach our full potential,” said Ed Roshitsh, CEO of Dude Solutions. “Not only does Jodi possess the skillset to elevate The Dude in the areas of product, including buy, build, partner decisions, I am confident her leadership will be invaluable at all levels of our organization.”

With over 20 years of experience in digital technology, analytics and product management, McDermott has led building products from idea to market launch with expertise in driving growth and leading successful divestures. Prior to joining Dude Solutions, she worked at both start-up and established firms, including SHL (formerly a business unit of CEB, now Gartner), comScore, USA TODAY, Visual Sciences (acquired by Adobe) and AddThis (acquired by Oracle). She graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and holds an MBA from American University.

“I was really struck by the culture at The Dude. The people are genuine and care deeply about their clients and the company,” observed McDermott. “Dude Solutions’ technology provides true value to our end users and their communities. There is tremendous opportunity for growth in the markets we serve and I am excited to work alongside both a talented leadership team and passionate employees to reach new heights.”

Already this year Dude Solutions unveiled a new brand strategy, announced west coast headquarters in Poulsbo, Washington, opened an office in Grand Junction, Colorado, and introduced SmartGov, a cloud-based solution for local governments to streamline processes associated with permitting and licensing. With McDermott at the helm to lead strategic product initiatives, the company is well positioned to deliver improved capabilities on current products and expanded offerings aligned with market challenges.

For more information about Dude Solutions, visit dudesolutions.com

ABOUT DUDE SOLUTIONS
Dude Solutions is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of operations management solutions to education, government, healthcare, senior living, manufacturing and membership-based organizations. For nearly two decades, Dude Solutions has inspired clients to create better work and better lives. We combine innovative, user-friendly technology with the world’s smartest operations engine, empowering operations leaders to transform the most important places in our lives. Today, more than 11,000 organizations use our award-winning software to manage maintenance, assets, energy, safety, IT, events and more. For more information, visit dudesolutions.com.

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