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Rutherford & Associates Promotes James VanHall to Vice President of Engineering

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Holland, December 12, 2019 – Rutherford & Associates announced today that James VanHall has joined the executive team as the new Vice President of Software Engineering. James VanHall recently served as Rutherford & Associates’ Director of SaaS.  

James will be responsible for all facets of producing software solutions that deliver innovation, reliability, functionality, and the user experience necessary to make Rutherford & Associates the premier provider of DSD solutions. James will be responsible as the production leader for the entire software development process and management of all eoStar software releases to the market. Working together with the CEO and the entire Rutherford senior leadership team, he will help to ensure alignment with the organization’s broader business strategy.  

James has over ten years of experience in leadership, serving as the technical lead and architect for enterprise solutions. Some of his successes include the development of an enterprise TMS System, customized web and mobile solutions, and the architecture for the Great Plains integration point for WMS for Nissan Motor Company. James’s onsite experience, serving as the software engineer for several go-lives and implementations has provided insight and empathy for the customer and end-user. 

“James is an exceptional leader, passionate about performance and innovation, and committed to delivering a premier solution! I am very excited for James and believe that he will have significant opportunity to make a true market impact for Rutherford and for all those that work with him in the role,” said Jim Clishem, Chief Executive Officer. 

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Rutherford and Associates Secures Strategic Growth Investment from Seaport Capital

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Seaport Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, announced Monday, October 22, that it has made a strategic investment in Rutherford & Associates, Inc. to support the continued growth of the company.

“We’ve been looking for the right strategic partner to take our business to the next level,” said company founder Mike Rutherford. “Seaport has a proven track record of providing the necessary growth capital and operational resources to successfully grow recurring-revenue businesses such as ours. I am looking forward to working with Seaport to continue developing our market-leading platform to better serve and expand our client base worldwide.”

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