March 05, 2007 09:34 ET

VFA Enhances Software Design and Development Team to Support Growth

New Role of Director for Product Design and Technology Established

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced it has established a new role of Director of Product Design and Technology. Rob Paushter, formerly Director of Software Development at VFA, has assumed this new role. Mark Veksler has joined VFA as the new Director of Software Development. Paushter and Veksler will be collaborating to deliver the next generation of VFA software solutions.

"Over the past year, VFA has significantly increased the breadth and depth of our software product suite," said Melanie Ziegler, Vice President of Software Development at VFA, Inc. "Rob and Mark will play key roles in enabling VFA to continue to deliver the best-in-class software solutions to meet our clients' capital management needs."

In his new role, Paushter is responsible for the architectural direction across the entire VFA product line, which includes the Web-based software products VFA.facility®, VFA.spendManager™ and VFA.auditor™. Paushter, who has 20 years of experience in product development, has been integral in leading the development of VFA.facility over the past five years. Prior to joining VFA, Paushter was part of the product development teams in a number of organizations, including Powersoft and Sybase.

Mark Veksler leads the product development teams for the VFA.facility and VFA.auditor products, and oversees software development processes across the organization. Veksler is responsible for the implementation of the overall VFA software product roadmap and the on-time, quality delivery of VFA's software products. Veksler brings 20 years of technology and technical management experience to the position. He previously worked on product development teams at a variety of organizations including Workscape, Harvard Business School, Akamai Technologies and Cambridge Technology Partners.

About VFA

Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc. is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management. VFA's Capital Planning and Management Solution (CPMS™) uniquely combines facility assessment services, Web-based software and business consulting services to enable clients to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. VFA has helped more than 350 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets to strategically manage more than two billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit

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