SOURCE: VFA, Inc.

VFA, Inc.

February 24, 2009 09:00 ET

VFA Appoints Two New Business Directors

Bill Duckett and Bonnie McLellan to Support VFA's Continuing Growth in the Healthcare and Corporate Markets

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2009) - VFA, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced the appointment of veterans Bill Duckett and Bonnie McLellan as business directors. Under the guidance of Duckett and McLellan, an increasing number of organizations in the healthcare and corporate markets will now have the opportunity to leverage VFA's software and services to strategically manage their facility assets and maximize the value of their capital investments.

As business director for healthcare accounts, Duckett will leverage 25 years of sales, marketing and management experience to identify, build, maintain and grow positive relationships with the hospitals, medical centers and health networks that turn to VFA to ensure that their facilities continue to deliver the highest standard of patient care. Duckett most recently served as director of sales and sales training at Basho Technologies. Prior to this position, he worked as a business director at VFA for more than two years, successfully closing accounts with numerous corporate, healthcare and state government clients, designing and developing an inside sales department. He earned his master's degree in business administration from Babson College's Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

As director of strategic global accounts, McLellan will provide strategic leadership for VFA's corporate team in the U.S. and United Kingdom. She will focus on developing new business with corporate clients, providing account growth and profitability. With more than 15 years of strategic enterprise sales and business development experience with Global 2000 clients, McLellan has a demonstrated track record in closing large global deals in a competitive business environment and is focused on building strong, sustainable revenue streams. Prior to joining VFA, McLellan was regional sales director at SoundBite Communications, where she helped drive revenue growth from $2 million in fiscal year 2003 to $40 million in fiscal year 2007. She earned her master's degree in business administration from Boston University's School of Management.

"As evidenced by our record growth in the past few years, VFA has been focused on increasing our expertise in each of our target markets from both a vertical and a geographic perspective," said Dick Underwood, vice president of sales at VFA, Inc. "We are thrilled to benefit from the expertise of Bill and Bonnie; they bring with them a depth of sales and business development experience that will help to support our ongoing business objectives."

About VFA

Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc. is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management. VFA solutions uniquely combine facility assessment services, Web-based software and business consulting services to enable customers to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. More than 400 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets have relied on VFA solutions to strategically manage their capital assets. VFA's flagship software product, VFA.facility®, is currently used to manage more than 2 billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit http://www.vfa.com.

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