Lancer Group places Kevin Walmsley as CFO of Datavail
Datavail, a leading data management and software provider in North America
Denver, CO – Lancer Group places Kevin Walmsley at Datavail, a managed services company providing database administration, analytics, and custom software solutions. Datavail is backed by Catalyst Investors, a growth equity venture capital firm investing in technology-enabled businesses.
Kevin Walmsley brings over 25 years of financial leadership to Datavail, with an extensive background in finance including financial planning & forecasting, capital budgeting, M&A, international business & expansion, contract governance, and strategic planning. Kevin will further Datavail’s corporate objectives with his expertise in strategic planning, directly impacting their success, growth, and profitability.
Most recently, Kevin was Chief Financial Officer of Envysion, Inc, a managed video and loss prevention solution for retail. Prior to Envysion, Kevin was CFO of MHI Global, a professional services firm providing organizational and project management training, and Vice President of Corporate Finance for Providence Corporate Development Holding Company, an affiliate of Providence Equity Partners.
Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Leeds School of Business, an MBA from Regis University, and a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Colorado at Denver.
About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact senior leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, business services, healthcare and consumer markets.
With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.
Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (www.thelancergroup.com).
Datavail is the largest tech-enabled database services provider in North America, providing a broad range of services in managed services for database administration, analytics operations, and custom application solutions. Datavail is a leading provider of data integration, offering 24×7 managed database, application, and business intelligence/data warehouse services, design, architecture, consulting. Datavail extends client capabilities beyond their previous project management solutions, increasing productivity and efficiency.
Datavail is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Toronto, Hyderabad, and Colombo.
About Catalyst Investors
Founded in 1999, Catalyst Investors is a growth equity firm focused on technology-enabled businesses including cloud computing, wireless infrastructure and digital media, drawing on its deep sector expertise and extensive network of industry leaders to work in true partnership with management to create long-term value. The firm makes both minority and majority investments of up to $70 million in rapidly growing companies.
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