Ascentis Welcomes New Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Andrew Keenan

Bellevue, Wash. – October 2009 – Ascentis Corporation, a market leader in easy-to-use human resources software and online payroll services, has named Andrew Keenan as the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing. With extensive sales management experience, Mr. Keenan will be assuming responsibility for the strategic vision and tactical execution of all sales, marketing and partner initiatives for Ascentis Corp.

“We’re very excited that Andrew has joined our executive leadership team,” said Les Goldstein, Ascentis CEO. “With Andrew’s long track record of success, we’re confident that he will bring the right focus and strategy needed to achieve our growth objectives.”

Mr. Keenan has more than 20 years of experience in both inside and field sales management. Most recently, Mr. Keenan was Vice President of Sales for Baynote, Inc., and there he exceeded their targeted revenue numbers. Prior to that, he built the national field sales organization for NetSuite. As a key member of the sales management team, he helped grow NetSuite from $9 to $45 million per year in revenue. He has also worked with fast growing, sales focused companies such as Oracle, Siebel and Trilogy. Mr. Keenan received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, and his MBA from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. In addition, he believes strongly in the SaaS delivery model, and is ideally suited to open new markets and delivery channels for Ascentis products and services.

“Ascentis offers its customers powerful yet easy-to-use products and services, and I firmly believe that many more organizations will benefit greatly by working with us in the HR and payroll space,” said Keenan. “I look forward to guiding Ascentis towards even greater success, by opening new markets and opportunities through developing a best-in-class sales and partner organization.”

About Ascentis
Ascentis Corporation provides medium-sized businesses with fully integrated HRIS and online payroll services. Ascentis’ easy-to-use solutions offer robust employee benefits management, electronic connections to carriers, manager self-service, employee self-service, real-time, online payroll processing and complete tax services. For more information about Ascentis HR (formerly HROffice�) and Ascentis Payroll (formerly EBS On Line), visit

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