CHICAGO - AccuLynx, the business management software for specialty contractors, announced that Mike Stein has been named CEO and a member of the company’s board of directors. Mike is responsible for overall management and direction of the company. Richard Spanton, who founded AccuLynx and previously served as CEO, will remain as chairman.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Mike to AccuLynx," said Spanton. "He brings over 20 years of experience and has a proven track record as an accomplished executive building internet and technology companies. I look forward to continuing in my role as AccuLynx Chairman and working directly with Mike to create strategies that will accelerate the growth of AccuLynx."
Stein is a seasoned leader in the technology industry having served on the founding team of Orbitz, where he held the position of VP Online Marketing. Stein’s career includes leadership roles as the SVP of Marketing at TicketsNow; SVP & GM at Travelzoo; CMO at Buywithme; CMO of Nextag; and CMO of Tools at Sears in support of the Craftsman brand. Stein began his career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen, providing audit and consulting services to technology clients.
“I am thrilled to join the AccuLynx team in its next phase of continued growth and innovation,” said Mr. Stein. “AccuLynx is the market leading software for specialty trade contractors, and I am looking forward to being a part of the continued success of the company. The Company has a sizable, growing and loyal customer base of contractors that relies on AccuLynx software to manage their business. I am excited to build on the strong foundation that Rich and the team have cemented in the industry.”