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Brandon Abbey Departs Amid Company Shake Up


In April of 2015, it was announced that would acquire in a $7.5 million deal, pending regulatory approval. The deal was approved, and it closed a few weeks ago. Late last week, I learned that Brandon Abbey is no longer with after an 11 year tenure as its President.

In an email sent to me on Sunday, CEO Matt Barrie confirmed Brandon's departure: "We parted ways on good terms. As you know Brandon has been running the business for a long period of time and is well known for doing a good job. However we think the potential for is much bigger. We're moving to up the tempo of the business and run it as a high growth technology company."

I reached out to Brandon, and while he confirmed that he is no longer with the company, he declined to comment.

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