Novacoast Announces Significant Expansion of Executive Team

Former Channel Vice President for Novell Katie McAuliff joins Novacoast Inc. as VP of Business Development.

Santa Barbara, CA, June 23, 2010 --( IT professional services and product development company Novacoast Inc. is excited to announce the newest member of the executive team - Katie McAuliff.

Named one of the ‘Most Powerful Women of the Channel’ by VAR Business in 2008, McAuliff’s strategic leadership at Novell, Inc. saw her rise from sales executive to President of Novell Canada and then Vice President of Channels for Novell America where she was responsible for leadership of the Channel Sales Organizations as well as the creation and execution of Novell’s Channel Programs in North and South America.

McAuliff now brings her 25 years of information technology sales and leadership success to Novacoast Inc., and is excited to leverage her extensive knowledge of the Midwest and Canada to help the California based company continue to expand.

"I’m thrilled to take part in the future of this completely unique organization, and to connect the talented people at Novacoast with my colleagues and customers in the industry,” says McAuliff. “There is a huge opportunity to increase the success of Novacoast and its partners.”

McAuliff takes on the responsibility of Vice President of Business Development at Novacoast. Novacoast CEO Paul Anderson is confident the industry veteran will be instrumental in helping the IT services company to grow.

Katie McAuliff is a great addition to our company,” says Anderson. “This represents the single biggest external hire in Novacoast’s 14 years of business. We’re very excited.”

About Novacoast, Inc.

Novacoast is an IT professional services and product development firm with practices in identity management, desktop management, security, and Open Source. Management attention is focused on acquiring the best engineering skill sets and delivering those skills to the market. Novacoast has been selected as the Novell North American Partner of the Year for four of the last five years. Based in Santa Barbara, CA, Novacoast delivers services nationally.

Novacoast, Inc.
Sam Rolens