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Accela Names Jeff Stiles Vice President of Marketing

Senior Executive With Over 25 Years of Experience Leading Teams in Software Development, Sales, Strategy, and Marketing Joins Government Software Company for Next Phase of Growth

SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 -- Accela, Inc., the leading provider of web-, cloud-, and mobile-based software applications for greater government productivity and citizen engagement today announced the company has appointed Jeff Stiles as Vice President of Marketing. Stiles will lead the company's marketing and communications activities, focusing on establishing volume marketing capabilities and expanding growth in subscription sales of cloud and mobile applications.

Having held leadership positions at SAP, PeopleSoft, and Cognos Corporation, Stiles brings Accela over 25 years of software industry experience. His background includes marketing and selling to large organizations, small-to-midsize businesses, and government agencies. Stiles also brings a track record of building and leading multi-channel, go-to marketing teams and successfully driving channel growth. He has proven himself to be a polished spokesperson with outstanding industry and influencer relationships.

"Jeff provides the substantial knowledge and experience in software development, sales, strategy, and marketing that our growing company requires," said Accela CEO and President, Maury Blackman. "He will be an invaluable asset to Accela as we position the company for its next phase of growth and innovation, particularly in cloud computing, mobility, and expanding our ecosystem with productivity apps for government and civic engagement apps for citizens."

"I'm thrilled to join the Accela team and excited about the opportunity to help lead our next stage of growth," said Stiles. "I'm convinced that the company has established a very strong position by providing a platform for government business and citizen engagement. Together with our partners, we can bring unprecedented value to government agencies of all sizes and the citizens they serve."

About Accela

Accela, Inc. is the leading provider of mobile, web- and cloud-based software applications that make government easier, faster and more accessible for local, state and federal agency workers, and the citizens they serve. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., with international offices in Melbourne, Australia, and Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Additional information is available at www.accela.com.

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Allen Chen
Accela, Inc.
925-659-3246
achen@accela.com

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