ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software empowering small business growth, today announced the appointment of John Agostino as its chief financial officer (CFO). He joins the company as it pursues an aggressive growth strategy in several software verticals.
Agostino joins DaySmart from ABILITY Network, Inc., a leading healthcare information technology company, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. As senior vice president of finance, Agostino was responsible for leading all areas of finance, accounting, tax and treasury and helped to lead ABILITY’s growth from a venture backed business to a $1.2 billion exit. He joined ABILITY as vice president of financial planning and analysis, where he oversaw financial planning and analysis, data analytics and investor relations, while also supporting corporate development activities. Previously, Agostino advised private equity and strategic buyers and sellers through all phases of their M&A activities as a director in PwC’s deal practice. Earlier in his career, he served within Deloitte’s auditing practice. In his personal time, Agostino volunteers as treasurer of The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, an organization that provides need-based scholarships to students in the golf community.
“The last few years have marked some exciting milestones for our business, including a significant growth recapitalization at the end of last year. John is the ideal addition to both lead our financial operations and execute on our ambitious growth plans,” said Jeff Dickerson, CEO of DaySmart. “With his extensive work advising companies on M&A strategies and years of SaaS and payments experience, we are thrilled to have John join our executive leadership team.”
“I am thrilled to be joining such a fast-growing, innovative company. Jeff and the team are passionate about helping small business owners with DaySmart’s mission critical solutions. By working with this leadership team, we can expand our offerings through intelligent acquisitions and help more small businesses through continued organic success. We need to understand challenges facing small business owners to provide solutions that help them survive and thrive - now more than ever,” said Agostino.
About DaySmart Software
Makers of the popular and award-winning Salon Iris, Orchid, 123Pet and Inkbook software, DaySmart is the leading provider of business management tools that make it easier for entrepreneurs to run and grow their businesses. DaySmart desktop and cloud apps are purpose-built for the salon, spa, pet and tattoo industries, and backed by a U.S.-based support team that is dedicated to client success. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, DaySmart has been a small business champion since 1999. The company has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing privately held US companies for ten consecutive years.