After appointing a new chief executive officer in March, Accela is beefing up its leadership team with three new roles.
The company, which offers a suite of cloud-based products to state and local government, announced May 31 that it had hired:
According to Colfer’s LinkedIn profile, the new CRO spent the better part of two years at Surgical Information Systems ending in 2014. Ed Daihl, Accela’s new CEO, was the chief executive of SIS during most of the time Colfer worked there.
Accela, founded in 1999, is in something of a transitory state right now. The company has found new playgrounds to explore in emerging niches such as marijuana and gig economy regulation, and Daihl said he’s also interested in building out the company’s API capabilities so it can work better with third parties. The board of directors has also been mulling an initial public offering, which would make Accela one of a handful of public companies whose primary customer base is state and local government.
“Accela is committed to improving our products and processes to better serve our valued customers, employees and business partners,” Daihl said in a statement. “I am confident the deep level of expertise that Jay, Troy and Srini will each bring will help us strategically improve and integrate our teams and strengthen alignment across company initiatives critical to our next phase of cloud platform growth and innovation.”