Executive Moves

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Connextions Inc. selected Steven G. Auerbach as President. Prior to joining Connextions, Auerbach was the Executive Vice President of Provider/Member Operations at UnitedHealth Group. Connextions is a technology-driven business process outsourcing firm.

Charles H. Ogburn, an Executive Director at investment firm Arcapita Inc., has been elected to Crawford & Company’s Board of Directors. Ogburn is a Director of Caribou Coffee Company, a Director of the Atlanta Venture Forum and a Trustee of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation. Crawford & Company is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities.

Purewire Inc. appointed Carolyn Zelnio as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Purewire, Zelnio has held CFO and other executive roles at EnterConnect Inc, Witness Systems Inc. (acquired by Verint in 2007), and The Alpine Group Inc. Purewire is a web gateway vendor that protects business and social interactions on the web.

Bill Forsyth joined I.B.I.S. Inc. as President. Before joining I.B.I.S., Forsyth served as Microsoft General Manager for the Southeast. I.B.I.S. is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner serving companies seeking to gain a competitive advantage through the use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, business intelligence solutions and application development.

Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an association that consists of CEOs, CFOs and General Managers in Atlanta’s technology community, announced its 2009 leadership team with Price Harding as President and James Davis as President-elect. Harding currently serves as founding Partner at CarterBaldwin, an Atlanta-based retained executive search firm. TER President-elect Davis is founding Principal of Buckskull Partners, which provides investment and advisory services to early-stage and high-growth technology companies.


Diagnosoft Inc. appointed Firas BenAchour as its President and CEO and a member of the board. Diagnosoft offers magnetic resonance (MR) image analysis software that assists in diagnosis, staging and therapeutic monitoring of cardiovascular disease.

Luis Ramos was promoted to Chief Executive Officer at The Network Inc. The Network is a technology-based company that provides ethics and compliance, insurance claim reporting and employee communication services.

Chain Reaction eCommerce Inc. named Gregory P. McGraw as President and Chief Executive Officer. Chain Reaction eCommerce developed CRE Loaded, an open source ecommerce shopping cart software company. Before joining Chain Reaction eCommerce, McGraw was a partner with TechCFO LLC.

Ken Horowitz joined North Star Health as Chief Executive Officer. North Star Health is a health care data analytics company providing risk, cost and care management solutions for health plans, TPAs, self-insured companies, and wellness companies.

REM Enterprise Solutions Inc. (REM) appointed Rick Loose as President. REM Enterprise Solutions is a provider of Business Technology (BT) software solutions.

Paul Parrish was appointed Chief Financial Officer at S1 Corporation. Parrish joins S1 from Infor Global Solutions where he served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. S1 Corporation is a provider of customer interaction financial and payment solutions.

Jack Nichols joined Oversight Systems as Chief Financial Officer. Oversight Systems provides automated transaction monitoring solutions.

High Tech Ministries appointed Charlie Paparelli as the organization’s Chairman of the Board. Paparelli is President and Founder of Paparelli Ventures, a pre-formation investment company focused on entrepreneurs in the Atlanta technology market.

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) elected Dan Darling, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Turner Broadcasting System, as its 2009 Chairman of the Board.

TRX Inc. promoted Shane Hammond to President and Chief Executive Officer. He joined TRX in October 2002 as Client Partner to lead strategic client relationships.

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