One of the nation’s largest real estate software program know-how companies is present process a serious management change. Lone Wolf on Friday introduced it has named Jack Blaha as CEO, as outgoing chief govt Patrick Arkeveld transitions to the function of govt chairman.
Lorne Wallace, who based the corporate as Lone Wolf Software in 1998 and is the corporate’s current govt chairman will remain an active member of the board of administrators.
Blaha is technically an out of doors rent, coming from PeopleAdmin, an training expertise administration software program firm, the place he additionally served as CEO. PeopleAdmin and Lone Wolf, nevertheless, are each backed by the enterprise capital agency Vista Equity Partners.
“Lone Wolf has a implausible status within the residential real estate software program trade and [Arkeveld] has constructed an amazing basis, firm tradition, and product portfolio,” Blaha stated in a ready assertion. “I sit up for studying extra concerning the real estate trade and the way we will proceed to satisfy the wants of real estate professionals with progressive know-how and a implausible consumer expertise.”
With Arkeveld on the helm since 2015, Lone Wolf has grown to offer again workplace, entrance workplace, net and transaction administration software program for greater than 20,00zero places of work and 500,o00 brokers. Arkeveld led the acquisition of Instanet Solutions, which considerably expanded the corporate’s choices. Lone Wolf has partnerships to supply their providers to a variety of the trade’s greatest players, including NRT and RE/MAX.
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“It’s been my honor to guide Lone Wolf and I’m extremely pleased with our accomplishments,” Arkeveld stated in an announcement. “I’m thrilled to welcome Blaha to the team.
“[Blaha] brings the ability set and expertise to drive Lone Wolf ahead on this great upward trajectory, and I’m assured he’ll serve our shoppers properly within the years forward,” Arkeveld added. “I sit up for supporting [Blaha] and Lone Wolf, as we proceed to develop the corporate and our affect within the real estate trade.”
The announcement comes throughout per week of upheaval and administration change all through the trade. On Tuesday, Keller Williams confirmed that its founder, Gary Keller, can be resuming his function as chief govt for the first time in additional than twenty years and that it was shifting on from John Davis, who had served within the place since early 2017.
On Monday, Century 21 CEO Nick Bailey stepped down and the corporate promoted Mike Miedler.