DES PLAINES, IL, May 5, 1998--Endeavor Information Systems Inc. announced that it has expanded its sales force to take advantage of additional global market opportunities. Donald Reilly was appointed Director of International Sales and David Lawson has been hired as the Director of North American Sales.
Prior to his appointment as Director of International Sales, Donald Reilly was Endeavor's Director of Sales. Don has an extensive library and technical background, spending more than ten years in data processing. He was a programmer at Loyola University in Chicago for many years, supporting CICS/MVS applications and DEC/VMS for both the University and its hospital (in Maywood, IL). In 1988, Don joined NOTIS as a lead programmer, and headed up several major development efforts.
David Lawson, Endeavor's new Director of Sales for North America, is a 15 year veteran in the computer hardware and software industries. Most recently he was the Director of Marketing and Operations for Computhink, a developer of security and document management software. His wide range of expertise in the technology industry is a significant benefit to Endeavor.
Jane Burke, President and CEO of Endeavor Information Systems comments, "Since our inception three years ago, Endeavor was opportunistic when it came to international sales. To date, we have over 50 international libraries on our customer list. The time is right to build on our current success in North America and position ourselves as an active player in the international arena. The talent David Lawson brings to our management team frees up the resources we need to respond to international opportunities more quickly and effectively."
Also joining the Endeavor's management team is Rick Bean, Sales Support Manager. Rick brings 14 years of library service experience to Endeavor. His most recent library position entailed the coordination of two of DePaul University's extended campus libraries. Rick is also experienced in reference, instruction, and public relations in academic and public libraries.
Based in Des Plaines, Illinois, Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated is an employee-owned information technology company formed in September 1994. Over 225 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance library system.