The Lancer Group places Craig Halliday as CEO of EMS Software, a JMI Equity-backed leading provider of meeting and room scheduling software

DENVER, CO – The Lancer Group places Craig Halliday as Chief Executive Officer of EMS Software, a JMI Equity-backed leading provider of meeting and room scheduling software solutions to Fortune 100 companies, leading higher education institutions, law firms, conference centers, and government organizations.

In this new role, Craig will be responsible for the strategic direction and operational execution of the company in addition to expanding market share in key areas and ensuring overall product and customer service experience.

Craig brings to EMS Software over 20 years of experience leading top companies in the enterprise software space and a strong track record of growing business to achieve consistent and profitable growth. He most recently served as Executive General Manager, Enterprise Solutions for RPM Global – leading provider of mining software solutions and previously served in senior leadership roles with software companies such as J.D. Edwards, PeopleSoft, Mincom, and eServGlobal.

Originally from Scotland, Craig has called Denver home since 1997.

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 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, industrial, energy, 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 (

About EMS Software
EMS SoftwareTM helps millions of people create great meetings. AIG, Yale University,Accenture, and thousands of others rely on EMS Software to increase productivity, attract and retain people, reduce costs, and differentiate their brand. EMS Software offers the greatest depth and breadth of functionality, the fastest and easiest way to schedule a meeting, and an exceptional customer experience.

About JMI Equity
With over $3 billion of committed capital raised since inception, JMI has the collective experience to help growth businesses become industry leaders. Since the firm’s founding in 1992, through multiple technology and economic cycles, JMI Equity has focused on backing outstanding software companies via capital investments, strategic advice, team- building, and proven value creation strategies. JMI Equity helps companies with solid market and product fundamentals create significant shareholder value.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874