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Las Vegas, NV, United States, 2009/03/12 - Chief Executive Officer Derek LaFavor announced today that Selling Source, LLC has hired Jeff O'Hare, one of the IT industry's most distinguished senior executives, as chief information officer.
A former U.S. Marine, O'Hare brings more than 20 years of experience developing and delivering profitable solutions for world-class, Fortune 500 companies as well as fast-paced, small and mid-sized businesses. O'Hare has led small teams and staffs as large as 2,600 people, P&L, budgets more than $490 million, strategy, execution, service delivery, consulting, operations and sales support.
As CIO, O'Hare is tasked with providing vision and leadership for the information technology infrastructure that drives revenue growth and maintains Nevada-based Selling Source's position as a leading provider of comprehensive technology, data and consumer leads to the financial services industry.
In addition to development, implementation, improvement, deployment and maintenance of all technology-based products and services at Selling Source companies, he is also responsible for project management, client operations and customer service.
"We are a technology company, plain and simple — nothing is more important to our customers than the innovation and infrastructure behind our end-to-end, integrated online services," LaFavor said. "By bringing on one of the most able leaders in the industry to our outstanding IT team, at a time when others are cutting back on their technology development investment, we aim to ensure that we continue delivering the most-advanced solutions available to our valued customers."
Prior to joining Selling Source, O'Hare was senior vice president, enterprise information technology at a $2.3-billion global business process outsourcing provider. He was also senior vice president, enterprise technology, operations and services at Cendant Corp., a $20-billion Fortune 500 company. In addition, he has worked for or consulted with more than 20 Fortune 500 organizations.
O'Hare holds an MBA master certificate from Tulane University.
About Selling Source, LLC
Selling Source, LLC (sellingsource.com), named number 68 on the 2008 Inc. 500 list, up from number 109 in 2007, offers specialty finance providers an end-to-end solution to acquire, fund, underwrite and retain customers while increasing their overall lifetime value. Selling Source alone provides online lenders a single-source platform throughout the customer life-cycle with turn-key consumer acquisition-and-communication services as well as lender, data, payment-processing and infrastructure solutions, including co-location and disaster-recovery hot sites. London Bay Capital, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, acquired a controlling interest in Selling Source in December 2007.