SOURCE: Apto

Apto

February 17, 2016 10:00 ET

Commercial Real Estate Software Provider Apto Expands Leadership Team With New CFO, VP of Sales, and VP of Customer Success

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2016) - Apto, the leading web-based software platform for commercial real estate brokers, today announced the addition of three new hires to its leadership team, adding Jennifer Panning as Chief Financial Officer, Kerry Hudson as Vice President of Sales, and Josh Forman as Vice President of Customer Success.

"I am pleased to welcome executives of this caliber to Apto's leadership team," said CEO and founder, Tanner McGraw. "Each of these new additions brings exciting skills uniquely suited to our organization: Jennifer, who brings 20 years of diverse financial experience working with companies ranging from startups to global enterprises; Kerry, who has a proven track record leading iterative, high-velocity sales teams to success; and Josh, with his 20 years of forward-thinking, customer success experience in high-growth technology companies. I'm eager to see how they shape Apto's continued development and growth."

Previously, Panning was CFO at TrackVia where she led its worldwide finance strategy and managed corporate administration and human resources. Prior roles include financial leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard and StrataVia. She holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois.

"This is an exciting time to join the company," said Panning. "Apto's specialized offering is meeting the increasing demand for efficiency and automation in the $15 trillion dollar commercial real estate industry. The company's momentum and growth have accelerated rapidly year-over-year, driven largely by word-of-mouth and relationship-building. I believe that in 2016 we will see even more success as Apto continues to hone its technology, win new customers, and forge key partnerships with the industry's leading players."

Hudson joins Apto from TrackVia, where she led Sales. While at TrackVia, she built out a team-based inside sales organization optimized for direct selling and rapid growth. Prior to that, Hudson helped lead direct and channel sales for McAfee's Cloud Security division. She received a B.A. in Government from Saint Lawrence University.

Forman was previously the VP of Client Services at Avoka and previously led the international Services team at ILANTUS. Prior to joining ILANTUS, he was VP of Customer Success at Symplified. Josh serves on the board of the Entrepreneur's Foundation of Colorado, an organization encouraging social responsibility for startups and is responsible for over two million dollars in donations to local non-profits since 2006. He earned a B.A. in Physics from UC Santa Barbara and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Regis University.

About Apto:

Created by and for commercial real estate brokers, Apto is the leading web-based software platform for managing customer relationships, properties, listings, deals and back-office. Apto serves thousands of commercial brokers and is the CRM of choice for 5 of the top 7 CRE brands. Apto's world-class CRM platform is optimized to meet the needs of CRE brokers, and can be further customized to brokerage workflows and business requirements. Apto is the only platform that allows brokers to manage the full lifecycle of a deal anywhere, from any device.

Interested in Apto, our customer success stories or working with us? Visit www.apto.com, call 888-633-6424 or email info@apto.com.

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