HOUSTON, TEXAS (January 10, 2020) – PCS Software, Inc. (“PCS”), a software developer of integrated transportation management software solutions for the inland trucking industry, has announced that Chris Poelma has been appointed by the PCS Board of Directors to lead PCS as its Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020.
“The Board and I are very excited to welcome Chris to PCS. Chris brings over 20 years of experience in building high growth technology companies, and in helping companies leverage software to improve their own offerings to their customers. Those experiences will help PCS as it moves into its next phase of growth,” says Kevin Johnson, Principal at The Capstreet Group, the majority investor in PCS.
“This is the right time to transition to the next chapter in PCS’s story,” said Mike Till, who served in the capacity of CEO since founding the company in 1997. “I am excited to welcome Chris to the business. I feel confident that he will continue to build on the history of innovation and growth that has made PCS successful.” Moving forward, Till will continue in his role as a Board Member.
“Mike was instrumental in laying the foundation for sustained growth that PCS has experienced over the last several years. He has built a strong company, and we are pleased that the organization will continue to benefit from his insights and experience,” continued Johnson.
Chris was most recently the President and General Manager of the Small Business Division of NCR where he oversaw the expansion of NCR’s SaaS suite of solutions to restaurants globally. As such, Chris is well equipped to build on PCS’s long history of innovation and growth through new markets, products and services, and acquisitions.
“Logistics, quality of service and safety supporting the inland freight and shipping industry are transforming through advances in technology. These are exciting times to be in this industry and participating in the evolution. I’m thrilled to be a part of that transformation and growth,” said Chris Poelma.
PCS Software develops and directly markets an integrated transportation management software solution for the inland trucking industry in the United States and Canada. The Company’s solution allows a carrier or broker to run their entire operations including dispatch, fleet management, and accounting with one integrated solution. www.pcssoftware.com.
About The Capstreet Group
The Capstreet Group is a Houston, Texas based private equity firm that invests in owner-managed, lower middle market companies. Capstreet targets companies operating in the industrial and outsourced business service sectors, including tech enabled services and software businesses. Capstreet’s approach is to partner with strong management teams with the goal of building out corporate infrastructure, accelerate growth and profitability, and creating long term sustainable businesses. For more information, visit The Capstreet Group website, www.capstreet.com.