New York, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroEdge, LLC, the leading provider of solutions for the giving community worldwide, today announced that Kristin Nimsger has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Nimsger is assuming the role previously held by Preston McKenzie, who has transitioned into the role of Chairman.
Ms. Nimsger has spent the last decade driving transformation and growth in technology companies. She brings to MicroEdge a leadership style that is driven by passionate articulation of the envisioned future and strategic direction of an organization. Most recently, she was the Managing Director, GM and Head of the Practice Technology and Services business at Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI), a market-leading suite of software products, services and content for legal professionals. She led the growth strategy, product management, marketing, operations and P&L for this high-growth business unit.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Kristin was President of Kroll Ontrack, Inc., a provider of technology-enabled services, software and SaaS solutions for information retrieval, analytics and management. She was responsible for advancing the strategic vision of Kroll Ontrack and growing the Data Recovery, Legal Technologies and Search business lines through investments in organic growth and geographic expansion. Over the course of ten years at Kroll Ontrack, Kristin held a variety of management positions and gained a reputation as a trusted and collaborative leader of complex teams with strong results in people, process and technology, taking the business from startup to $300 million with more than 1,500 employees.
According to MicroEdge Chairman, Preston McKenzie, "Kristin has an exceptional track record of driving strategic vision and product direction, and a wealth of experience leading growth in large organizations. She is an outstanding choice of leader, and I am confident in her ability to leverage the strong foundation at MicroEdge to take the business and its products to the next level."
"MicroEdge is great company with a rich history and a bright future, and I'm incredibly excited to work with the MicroEdge team to lead it into its next chapter," says Ms. Nimsger. "Over the past few weeks, I have been able to speak with numerous clients at our annual Solutions Conference and the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) annual conference. I appreciate the open dialogue about what's working in their products and partnership with MicroEdge, and I'm looking forward to pursuing opportunities to create even more value for our clients through product innovation and programs that enrich their experience working with our solutions."
Ms. Nimsger earned a J. D. cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, and received her B.A. in English/Communications from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Established in 1985, MicroEdge, LLC is the leading provider of software and services to the giving community worldwide. MicroEdge solutions deliver a powerful, integrated, and open framework for efficient and effective charitable giving. The company is committed to providing the best technology toolset for foundations, corporations, government agencies, donors, advisors and financial institutions. Together, these tools help organizations to work with one another to raise, invest, manage and award charitable currency. MicroEdge is headquartered in New York City with regional offices throughout the U.S. and supports thousands of clients worldwide. MicroEdge is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of software and technology-enabled companies. To learn more about Vista Equity Partners, visit www.vistaequitypartners.com. To learn more about MicroEdge, visit www.microedge.com.
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