Atlanta-Based Preparis Names New CEO



New Preparis CEO Charles Pearson

ATLANTA, GA, November 30, 2016  — Leading business continuity and emergency notification software and services provider, Preparis, announced today that it has appointed Charles Pearson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Armistead Whitney, Preparis’ founder and previous CEO, will continue to be an active board member.

“With a stellar operating team and revenue goals being met, the cornerstones are in place at Preparis for continued growth and success. Having worked closely with Charles, he will do an excellent job executing the company vision and upholding Preparis’ culture. I’m excited to be an active board member supporting Charles and the entire Preparis team,” said Whitney.

Pearson joined Preparis in March 2016 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and was appointed to CEO effective Nov. 1. Prior to Preparis, Pearson led OmniLink as CFO from SaaS software startup to a successful sale to NUMEREX (NASDAQ:NMRX) in 2014. After the sale, he remained with NUMEREX as Vice President of Sales and Operations where he was responsible for OmniLink’s Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives for the Mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERs) and personal location solutions. Pearson also led a four-fold growth of Manteca Enterprises as Vice President of Finance and sold the company to Consolidated Delivery and Logistics (NASDAQ: CDV).

“I am honored to have been asked to lead the talented and dedicated Preparis team. With a customer base of some of the world’s largest corporations and hundreds of mid-sized enterprises, Preparis is in an excellent position for growth within the business continuity and emergency notification markets. I am looking forward to doing all that I can to assist as we expand the scale and scope of our business continuity platform,” said Pearson.

Preparis is an all-in-one business continuity and emergency notification solution that helps businesses protect their people, operations and brand while meeting regulatory requirements. The company’s unique combination of technology and services makes creating and maintaining business continuity programs easy.

For more information about Preparis, please visit or call (855) 447-3750.

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