Fort Worth, TX— ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeff Ralyea as President of its Manufacturing Division. In September 2017, ECi acquired the JobBOSS, Macola, and MAX manufacturing software businesses of Exact North America and combined them with its existing M1 manufacturing business to increase its presence and suite of solutions in the global SMB manufacturing market. Ralyea will work with the individual leaders of these businesses to refine ECi’s manufacturing and product positioning strategy, drive greater collaboration across the division, and accelerate growth. He will be located at the ECi corporate headquarters in Fort Worth.
“I look forward to working with ECi’s 8,000 plus manufacturing customers to help them deliver exceptional products and services to their customers,” said Ralyea. “The solutions in our portfolio have a track record of success within the SMB manufacturing space. I am excited to leverage and expand on that success.”
“Jeff is truly devoted to excellence,” said Trevor Gruenewald, President and Chief Operating Officer of ECi. “He has many years of senior leadership experience in the manufacturing software industry with a strong background in product management and the development and delivery of cloud-based solutions. His skillset and experience put him in a unique position to solidify and expand our leadership position in the growing SMB manufacturing market.”
Ralyea has more than 20 years’ experience in the manufacturing software industry, a career that has included serving in senior leadership positions with SAP® Software Solutions, Infor, and most recently, Ellucian. He is especially skilled at managing all phases of the software lifecycle from innovation and development through ensuring the product remains competitive—all with a focus on helping customers achieve profitable growth. Ralyea earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems and Services from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.
To learn more about ECi’s manufacturing portfolio, please visit the website.