Ivory Consulting Appoints Jeff Ellis as Vice President, Sales and Business Development

Appointment to Accelerate the Adoption of SuperTRUMP in the Cloud and on Mobile Devices

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 2, 2014 – Ivory Consulting Corporation, the leading provider of equipment lease and loan pricing software and consulting services for the equipment finance industry, today announced Jeff Ellis has joined the company as vice president, sales and business development. Jeff will be tasked with helping new and existing customers adopt new technologies for pricing complex leases and loans in the cloud and on mobile devices.

Throughout his 30-year career spanning a range of technology sectors -- SaaS, mobile, security, compliance, software and computers -- Jeff has been instrumental in working with companies to validate and capture new markets, develop and execute customer-focused strategies, and grow sales, channels, and partnerships.

“We are impressed with Jeff’s sales and leadership skills, his execution ability and his knowledge of the SaaS and mobile marketplace,” said Scott Thacker, chief executive officer of Ivory Consulting. “As we move SuperTRUMP into the Cloud, including Salesforce.com, and on to mobile devices, Jeff’s expertise will be invaluable in helping our customers succeed in adopting these new delivery platforms. Jeff will also focus on expanding our alliance and channel partner program to extend the value of our products and services in the marketplace.”

Jeff said he looks forward to meeting with Ivory’s customers and leveraging his cloud and mobile knowledge and experience. “I’m excited to be joining Ivory Consulting at this time as we can now deliver SuperTRUMP in the Cloud and on mobile devices to customers, extending SuperTRUMP’s significant value to existing customers as well as new customers,” said Ellis.

Ivory’s new vice president has held senior positions in sales, sales operations and business development with both private and public companies, including Nsite, Extensity, UB Networks and Tandem Computers.

Jeff received a J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a B.A. in International Relations from The Ohio State University.