January 21, 2010 – Executive search firm ChampionScott Partners has appointed Kevin Kernan as managing director. Mr. Kernan, based in Washington, D.C., brings a 25-year career in sales, marketing, and executive management leadership roles to ChampionScott. He has served as CEO of investor-backed technology companies, raised capital from top-tier investor firms, and recruited executive management talent globally. Previously, Mr. Kernan was CEO of Secure Software and completed the successful sale of the company in 2007. “We’re absolutely delighted Kevin has joined our team. Kevin’s international experience, proven record as an operating executive and ability to build strong management teams aligns with and complements the core attributes of our senior partners,” said Geoff Champion, CEO. “His focus on building lasting customer relationships precisely matches the client-centric model established within our firm. This combination of Kevin’s experience and our core strengths will ensure we continue to deliver value and tangible operating results for our clients.” ChampionScott Partners is an executive search firm focused on the technology industry and related sectors.