Solutionz appoints Mary McCoy, former Hewlett Packard executive, to its Sounding Board for the TripProximity venture 

TAMPA, FL, June 14, 2019    Solutionz Innovations, a Tampa-based, industry-leading travel tech firm, today announced Mary McCoy as the seventh member of its Sounding Board for TripProximity™.

The Sounding Board is a unique, virtual extension of its Board of Directors, designed to accelerate the success of funders and founders by helping them reduce risk and make more informed decisions.

McCoy brings an impressive track record of driving profitable revenue growth in both products and services to the Solutionz Sounding Board. She worked at the highest levels of Hewlett Packard Enterprises to drive strategic alignment on the positioning and pricing of service products around the globe, taking them from infancy to full sustainability.

She was chosen for the Sounding Board role from a pool of more than 225 highly qualified candidates.

“Mary’s in-depth go-to-market experience, alliance partner development and contract negotiations make her an excellent asset for Solutionz and the TripProximity venture. Her ability to quickly grasp our business model along with her naturally collaborative style convinced me she simply had to be part of our team” said Chicke Fitzgerald, CEO and founder of Solutionz.

Solutionz’ patent pending flagship product, TripProximity™ integrates trip planning into the digital tools and sites people use every day, thereby reducing the cost to acquire high intent travelers.  Fitzgerald added, “By targeting the systems and sites that people use every day, we are giving organizations new ways to monetize existing account bases and enrich the value of their tools and content to their customers, the end travelers.”

Perry Yeatman, Executive Director of the Sounding Board added, “The Sounding Board pulls together a world-class team, comprising expertise in all of the key areas where start-ups need advice – from finance to HR, marketing to M&A.  By design, when curating the membership of this team, we looked for a range of skills, experiences and perspectives. Mary brings a strong technology background to our team along with significant product management experience.  She excels at the intersection of services, people and technology and will be instrumental in helping us scale rapidly.

ABOUT SOLUTIONZ.  https://www.solutionz.com.  Since 1996, Solutionz has brought innovative thinking to the challenges facing the travel and technology industries.  Its clients are enterprise software companies, publishers, venues, events and non-profits.  The company helps them solve problems and make valuable contributions to their bottom lines as well as the charities they support.  The core business is our TripProximity™ smart trip technology, which we integrate into the digital tools and sites people already use every day.  And, we leave a legacy by giving back with each trip taken.

ABOUT THE SOUNDING BOARD. https://thegamechanger.network/the-sounding-board/.  Bringing together a well-vetted, well-rounded, ready-to-go team of experts from a variety of industries, functions, and geographies, The Sounding Board provides “as needed” counsel and support to early stage companies to help out with whatever opportunity or issue they are facing.  Whether a founder needs marketing help to hone their concept; an acting CxO to be their growth partner; or a corporate governance expert as funding comes through, The Sounding Board lets a start-up access new skills and knowledge as they evolve and grow, thereby saving funders and founders valuable time and money, without compromising quality.

 TripProximity™ Contact:  Chicke Fitzgerald  813-925-0789 x3  chicke@solutionz.com

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