Today Application Experts, LLC (App-X), the leading provider of flexible web-based solutions for alternative asset fund managers, institutional investors, and impact investors, announces the promotion of Ben Hendershot to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Hendershot joined App-X in January 2010 and previously served as Director of Business Development, Director of Professional Services and as a Project Manager at the Company.

Mr. Hendershot is uniquely suited to his new role having been deeply involved in the complete life-cycle of all App-X products, from development to sales and client implementations. He came to App-X with a strong background in management and IT consulting, and holds a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University.

Ben Hendershot
Ben Hendershot

As COO Mr. Hendershot will be focused on executing the vision of App-X Founder and CEO Kevin Kelly and will work closely with the firm’s Leadership Team, including VP of Internal Operations Kristen Larson, VP of Customer Success Jill Montera, VP of Products Jeff Williams, VP of Engineering Bryan Ward, and VP of Sales and Marketing John Peterson.

“App-X has implemented the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), which is a comprehensive approach that empowers leadership teams with actionable tools to build and run successful companies. EOS includes the six key components of Vision, People, Data, Issues, Process and Traction,” said Kevin Kelly, CEO. “Ben Hendershot’s promotion to the key role of Chief Operating Officer will accelerate our adoption of EOS principals, and I believe he is exceptionally qualified to help execute our vision for App-X today, and in the years ahead.”

“As App-X moves into our next phase of growth it is an honor to take on this new challenge as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer,” said Ben Hendershot. “My focus will be to translate our vision into action, and to work in close collaboration with our entire Leadership Team to make that vision a reality for our employees and our clients.”

About App-X

Application Experts, App-X, is the leading provider of flexible, web-based software solutions for Alternative Asset Fund Managers, Institutional Investors, and Impact Investors. The firm’s proven knowledge of the alternative asset industry has resulted in hundreds of successful implementations and a suite of software solutions that provide a distinct competitive advantage to their clients.

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