20 Year Tech Industry Veteran Promoted to CFO of Rapidly Growing Software Development Firm

20 Year Tech Industry Veteran Promoted to CFO of Rapidly Growing Software Development Firm

Rapidly growing software development company with a nearshore focus, Growth Acceleration Partners has promoted Michelle Schwalbach to Chief Financial Officer. Michelle is a 20-year accounting and finance veteran and has extensive expertise in the software industry as well as in international business. Prior to Growth Acceleration Partners, Michelle was the Controller for Digby, Pinion Software and HotData.

GAP has experienced explosive growth in terms of its expanding customer base and its addition of a new development center in Medellin, Colombia. GAP also has multiple offices in Costa Rica and it is well positioned for continued growth.

"We have self funded our rapid growth over the last 10 years, always maintaining significant profits each year. The conservative and prudent financial planning that has enabled us to achieve this is a testament to Michelle's leadership, discipline and foresight,"said Brett Bachman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner.

Michelle has exemplified the GAP values of innovation, collaboration and excellence at the highest levels while stewarding GAP financial resources for the past three years. She currently serves on the Supervisory Committee of Amplify Credit Union. She holds a B.B.A. in business from the University of Alabama and she is a Certified Public Accountant.

"Michelle has made a significant and sustained contribution to GAP's financial success. She has done a masterful job of managing to the bottom line with ever increasing top line numbers and built a model that ensures financial stability and risk mitigation," said Joyce Durst, Co-Founder and Managing Partner.

About Growth Acceleration Partners

Based in Austin, Growth Acceleration Partners (GAP) offers best-in-class software development, combining leading-edge technical skills with serious business perspective. The company’s mission is to support their clients in such a way that they reach their full business potential – in essence, crafting the software of their dreams. GAP has partnered with more than 250 satisfied clients, ranging from startup tech companies to multinational enterprises.


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