MobileHelp Names New Members to Management Team and Reorganization in Preparation for Planned Expansion
September 27, 2011
ANNOUNCES THE TRANSITION OF SCOTT ADAMS TO CHAIRMAN AND ROBERT FLIPPO TO PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PROMOTION OF JEAN ROBICHAUD TO CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- September 27, 2011 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MobileHelp, the leader in M-PERS (mobile-personal emergency response system) technology, today announced that Dennis V. Boyle has been named to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Boyle will be responsible for the oversight of sales, marketing, customer service, technical support and provisioning. In addition, Joel Richardson has been named Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Richardson’s primary responsibilities include planning, implementing and managing all financial related activities of MobileHelp and oversight of the accounting department. Jean Robichaud, an employee of MobileHelp for the past 2 years, has been promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Robichaud is the lead system architect and has been instrumental in building and integrating MobileHelp’s core infrastructure.
Formerly the CEO, Scott Adams is now assuming the role of Chairman of the Board for MobileHelp. Mr. Adams will continue his day-to-day operations within the company and also take on leadership of the board of directors. Robert Flippo, previously President and COO, will now relinquish the daily operations of the company to Mr. Boyle and assume the role of President and CEO of MobileHelp.
“We are very pleased to have the addition of Mr. Boyle and Mr. Richardson to our team at MobileHelp. Their experience and knowledge is going to be a great asset to our rapidly growing medical alarm system company. In addition, Mr. Robichaud has been instrumental in bringing our company to where we are today and we look forward to him taking the lead of the technical development team. We are constantly striving to bring the best service and technology available to our MobileHelp customers, and we believe that adding key resources and making these organizational changes will enable us to continue in that mission.” – Scott Adams, Chairman.
Mr. Boyle (COO) has over 20 years of executive, business operations and management experience for domestic and global companies. He previously served as COO for Verio, an NTT Communications Company. In this role, he developed and executed Verio's business strategies, while leading sales, marketing, product management, development, project management, server operations and customer support. In addition, Mr. Richardson (CFO) has more than 27 years of experience leading financial management and corporate operations both in and out of the technology sector. His responsibilities and duties have included SEC and financial reporting, equity and debt capital raisings, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, and human resources for companies in rapidly changing markets. Prior to joining MobileHelp, Mr. Richardson was responsible for developing and maintaining the accounting infrastructure and financial systems of AlertSite, a leading web performance and transaction monitoring company. Finally, before his involvement with MobileHelp, Mr. Robichaud (CTO) occupied various positions in technology management and implementation at Hiway Technologies, which became the world’s largest web hosting company.
The addition of each of these members of the MobileHelp team will serve to advance the scope of MobileHelp operations and provide the infrastructure needed to facilitate the company’s growth.
Headquartered in the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, MobileHelp is a leading provider of mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) and health management solutions. MobileHelp’s PERS devices are integrated with nationwide wireless voice, data and GPS technology to provide real-time medical alert monitoring services and expedited personal emergency assistance. In addition, MobileHelp offers proactive health management services such as activity tracking, medication reminders and a telehealth platform, MobileVitals, for both consumers and healthcare providers. For more information about MobileHelp, please call 1-800-989-9863 or visit the company website at www.MobileHelp.com.