WeddingWire Names Joseph Holland Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Strategy
BETHESDA, MD – January 27, 2010 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, today announced the appointment of Joseph Holland as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Strategy. In his new position, Joseph will oversee finance, accounting, and corporate strategy at WeddingWire.
“We are thrilled to welcome Joe to WeddingWire as his extensive financial and strategic experience adds substantial expertise to our team,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire CEO. “We look forward to his contribution in this next stage of WeddingWire’s growth.”
Holland joins WeddingWire from his previous position as a vice president at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO), where his responsibilities included mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and investor relations. While at MSLO, Holland led investments in and was a board member of WeddingWire, pingg, and ZipList.
Prior to joining MSLO, he served as a media analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. and Soundview Technology Group from 2003-2006. At Bear, Stearns & Co., Holland was a member of a team ranked “Best of the Street 2006” in The Wall Street Journal. Previously, he worked at IBM Venture Capital Group and in business development roles at eBay and Gaylord Entertainment. Holland graduated cum laude from Harvard College and received his MBA from the Yale School of Management.
“WeddingWire’s penetration of the local marketplace has been truly impressive,” says Holland. “I am excited to join a team of proven entrepreneurs to help position WeddingWire for long-term success.”
About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, the nation’s leading technology company serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding vendors. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 100,000 local wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools, including wedding websites, all at no charge. For wedding vendors, WeddingWire provides free online management tools creating the only market opportunity that gives local businesses control over their clients, reviews, leads and performance. Vendors who join the WeddingWire Network appear on WeddingWire.com and other leading sites, including MarthaStewartWeddings.com (NYSE: MSO). For additional information, please visit www.WeddingWire.com.
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