ArbiterSports Announces New CEO
Jeff Triplette to Take the Helm of Industry Leading Technology Firm
SANDY, Utah, March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ArbiterSports, the established
leader in game management solutions, today announced that industry veteran,
Jeff Triplette, will take the helm of the 29-year old technology company
effective March 1, 2013. The move comes as a result of an aggressive search by
the Board of Directors assisted by current CEO Claire Roberts to find the
right executive to lead the company.
"ArbiterSports will benefit tremendously from Jeff's experience and leadership
style as he continues the company's growth going forward," said Claire
Roberts, who is leaving the CEO position she has held since September 2008.
"We appreciate the significant progress of the company over the past 4 ½ years
under Claire's leadership. We will miss Claire and wish her the very best in
her future endeavors," said Jim Isch, Chairman of the Board at ArbiterSports.
"I speak for all of us, including Reid Evans, ArbiterSports founder and board
member, when I say we are delighted to welcome Jeff as the CEO of
ArbiterSports. He brings with him superb experience and key strengths the
company needs as we continue our market leadership into the future."
ArbiterSports appears to be a perfect fit for Jeff, who understands the
industry first hand. Jeff has served as an official at the high school level
in football, basketball and baseball, at the collegiate level in football, and
has just completed his 17th season as an NFL official, the last 14 as crew
chief and referee. He has served as President and COO for FNC, Inc., the
industry leading mortgage collateral-management technology company and as a
senior executive with Duke Energy Corporation.
"I'm excited for the opportunity to bring my customer focused, high
performance team leadership style to ArbiterSports to help achieve our
strategic goals and objectives," said Jeff Triplette. "I believe it's the
right place for me and the right time to be there."
Jeff serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National
Association of Sports Officials (NASO). For the past three years, Jeff has
been consulting organizations under his own firm, Triplette Advisors, where he
focused on helping teams achieve greater results in highly competitive
environments. A retired Colonel with over 32 years of service the U.S. Army
National Guard and Reserve, Jeff was awarded the Bronze Star while serving in
the first Persian Gulf War from 1990 to 1991.
ArbiterSports, the leading provider of game management solutions, helps
athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling
games, assigning officials and paying all participants. The complete product
suite, which includes ArbiterOne, ArbiterGame, RefPay, ArbiterLive,
Arbiter360, ArbiterWorks, and ArbiterConnected, delivers significant control
and visibility over the entire game management process. ArbiterSports products
are built on a web-based system that allows secure access from anywhere and
provides seamless integration and easy-to-add features. Sports associations,
commissioners, assigners and game officials rely on ArbiterSports everyday to
do their jobs more effectively. For more information, visit arbitersports.com.
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