|BannerView.com Appoints Pamela Joy Ring Chief Marketing Officer and Board Member as Part of New Funding Round|
Las Vegas, NV, April 25, 2011 - BannerView.com has announced that retail marketing and sales executive, Pamela Joy Ring, has been appointed as the company's Chief Marketing Officer and joins the company's board of directors as part of a new funding round led by Ring.
Ring brings over 30 years of retail marketing and sales experience to BannerView.com, most notably from the specialty retailer, Gallery of History, Inc., which she co-founded, served as EVP and acting COO and took public on the NASDAQ. Most recently, Ring was president of her own consulting firm, The Ring Retail Advisory, LLC. Simultaneously, she served as president of the Nevada chapter of the Turnaround Management Association from 2008 to 2010 and is still an active member of the board.
Ring holds a BS in Economics with a Major in Marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and received her MBA in Finance from New York University.
In her role as Chief Marketing Officer, Ring will be responsible for designing and implementing the company's marketing expansion plan. Her focus will be on building partnerships that will serve as the distribution channel for the company's flagship product, BannerOSTM website management platform.
In her role as a member of the board of directors, Ring will help further develop the company's strategic plan of expansion, acquisition and future funding opportunities under the direction of the company's Chairman, Mark A. Cenicola.
"This is an exciting time in our company's evolution," said Mark Cenicola, CEO and president of BannerView.com about the announcement. "I've had the pleasure of working with Ring for the past four years as fellow board member of the Nevada chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, as a customer of and advisor to BannerView.com, so I'm well versed in the talent that she brings to the organization. Her experience in taking a company from inception to being NASDAQ listed as well as running it, certainly is the kind of strength we need to help take our organization to the next level. Her knowledge of working with small and mid-sized businesses along with her experience and connections to capital, leave us well positioned to expand the reach of BannerOS through our innovative website leasing solutions and BannerOS website enhancement products called, BannerGripsTM
Ring, equally excited about the collaboration commented, “I have worked with BannerView.com for a number of years and have been so impressed with the executive team's values to customer commitment, energy and vision, as well as the company’s tremendous potential for taking its product line and business model to a national level, that I wanted to be part of it. By putting my money and sweat equity on the line, I look forward to helping the executive team write BannerView.com’s next and exciting chapter."
"Since this funding round is the company's first outside equity financing, we wanted to make sure we had a lead investor that was bringing more to the table than just cash," said Vice President & COO, Jeff R. Helvin, regarding the funding, “We now have the flexibility to pursue strategic opportunities. I'm looking forward to working with Ring on her vision for the company and doing my part to support her efforts."
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About BannerView.com- http://www.BannerView.com
BannerView.com specializes in eBusiness Solutions for building, managing and marketing websites for small to mid-size businesses and offers its BannerOSTM website management platform utilizing its BannerGripsTM collection of website enhancement products. Products include Blogging, eMail Marketing and eCommerce allowing businesses to grow their website operations while giving them complete control to change their websites on demand. In addition, BannerView.com offers a variety of services and packages in Web Design, Website Optimization, Website Hosting and Content Management. BannerView.com can build, promote and maintain your online presence to Give your Website the BannerView!