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The Gordian Group Bolsters Senior Management to Accelerate Growth

August 15, 2013

MAULDIN, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Gordian Group, a leading provider of pricing data, procurement software and services for the construction industry and public agencies, announced today that Robert Kelbe and Greg Hanson have joined the executive management team to lead the company’s information-technology and product-development efforts.

Kelbe steps into the new role of Vice President, Chief Information Officer, while Hanson takes on the role of Vice President, New Business and Product Development.

The veteran executives join The Gordian Group’s growing management team in order to accelerate the company’s growth, through expanding core construction-procurement products and developing services for both existing and new markets.

“The Gordian Group is committed to providing a full suite of procurement management tools to its existing customer base while expanding into related markets,” said William Pollak, CEO. “Bob and Greg bring to their new positions significant experience in new technology and product development, skills which will be critical to our growth over the next several years.”

As Chief Information Officer, Kelbe will apply his experience in agile software development and mobile capabilities to developing next generation construction procurement and management tools. In addition, he will be responsible for the maintenance of all the company’s Job Order Contracting products and services, as well as eGordian, the company’s cloud-based construction procurement tool.

Bob Kelbe’s career includes leadership positions in software development for a variety of national and regional businesses. His 25 years of experience covers terms at both brick-and-mortar and web-based companies, including ADP Dealer Services, Click Commerce and McKesson.

Leading new-business and product-development efforts for The Gordian Group, Hanson will establish strategic business partnerships and accelerate new-product introductions. He will also be responsible for expanding and enhancing the company’s product portfolio, including products for current and new-customer segments.

Hanson’s 20-year career has taken him from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics to Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), where he spent seven years. Most recently, he led the successful launch of the company’s newest brand, Tree.com.

About The Gordian Group

The Gordian Group (www.TheGordianGroup.com) created Job Order Contracting and a number of related construction-procurement systems. Gordian is known for combining industry-leading expertise, technology and the world’s largest, locally priced task database to deliver rapid deployment and long-term cost savings in the repair, maintenance and construction of buildings and infrastructure. The appointments of Kelbe and Hanson are consistent with the company’s mission to provide “innovative products and services to organizations pursuing efficient and effective repair and maintenance procurement and information solutions.”