January 29, 2007 08:30 ET

VFA Names Glenn Parsons Vice President of Consulting Services

Software Industry Veteran Joins VFA Team to Spearhead Expansion of Consulting Offerings

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 29, 2007 -- VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced that Glenn Parsons has joined the company as Vice President of Consulting Services. In this role, he is responsible for the development and delivery of value-added services that support clients in creating and implementing effective capital management strategies.

Ray Dufresne, who has held several management roles at VFA and previously served as Vice President of Consulting Services, will now focus on the delivery of consulting services to clients as a Vice President in VFA's consulting group.

Parsons brings senior sales, operations and financial management experience to the company. He was previously Chief Operations Officer at CenterStone Software, a provider of enterprise software for workplace management, which was recently acquired by Manhattan Software. Parsons was an original investor and Vice President at Fiberlink Communications, where he was instrumental in leading the firm from start-up to profitability with revenues in excess of $75 million. He spent 12 years at System Industries, where he managed sales and service operations that generated annual revenue of more than $50 million.

"Glenn has a strong track record of developing and growing successful professional services organizations," said Jerry Kokos, President and CEO of VFA, Inc. "His management experience, coupled with VFA's significant domain expertise in capital planning processes and systems, forms a strong foundation for significant expansion of the business consulting services we offer to our clients."

"VFA has a blue chip client base and a customer-centric focus," said Parsons. "I look forward to the opportunity to help the company build on its success with an expanded set of consulting services, including facilities benchmarking services, that leverage VFA's unique expertise in capital planning and management."

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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