The Gordian Group Bolsters Senior Management to Accelerate Growth

  The Gordian Group Bolsters Senior Management to Accelerate Growth

Business Wire

MAULDIN, S.C. -- August 15, 2013

The Gordian Group, a leading provider of pricing data, procurement software
and services for the construction industry and public agencies, announced
today that Robert Kelbe and Greg Hanson have joined the executive management
team to lead the company’s information-technology and product-development

Robert Kelbe joins The Gordian Group as Vice President, Chief Information
Officer. (Photo: Business ...

Robert Kelbe joins The Gordian Group as Vice President, Chief Information
Officer. (Photo: Business Wire)

Kelbe steps into the new role of Vice President, Chief Information Officer,
while Hanson takes on the role of Vice President, New Business and Product

The veteran executives join The Gordian Group’s growing management team in
order to accelerate the company’s growth, through expanding core
construction-procurement products and developing services for both existing
and new markets.

“The Gordian Group is committed to providing a full suite of procurement
management tools to its existing customer base while expanding into related
markets,” said William Pollak, CEO. “Bob and Greg bring to their new positions
significant experience in new technology and product development, skills which
will be critical to our growth over the next several years.”

As Chief Information Officer, Kelbe will apply his experience in agile
software development and mobile capabilities to developing next generation
construction procurement and management tools. In addition, he will be
responsible for the maintenance of all the company’s Job Order Contracting
products and services, as well as eGordian, the company’s cloud-based
construction procurement tool.

Bob Kelbe’s career includes leadership positions in software development for a
variety of national and regional businesses. His 25 years of experience covers
terms at both brick-and-mortar and web-based companies, including ADP Dealer
Services, Click Commerce and McKesson.

Leading new-business and product-development efforts for The Gordian Group,
Hanson will establish strategic business partnerships and accelerate
new-product introductions. He will also be responsible for expanding and
enhancing the company’s product portfolio, including products for current and
new-customer segments.

Hanson’s 20-year career has taken him from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center For
Astrophysics to, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), where he spent seven years.
Most recently, he led the successful launch of the company’s newest brand,

About The Gordian Group

The Gordian Group ( created Job Order Contracting and
a number of related construction-procurement systems. Gordian is known for
combining industry-leading expertise, technology and the world’s largest,
locally priced task database to deliver rapid deployment and long-term cost
savings in the repair, maintenance and construction of buildings and
infrastructure. The appointments of Kelbe and Hanson are consistent with the
company’s mission to provide “innovative products and services to
organizations pursuing efficient and effective repair and maintenance
procurement and information solutions.”

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