FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeff Beadle Named Executive Director of SIGIS
SAN RAMON, Calif. — July 22, 2009 — The Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards (SIGIS), is pleased to announce that it has named Jeff Beadle as its new executive director. Jeff will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the SIGIS organization and will work closely with the board to oversee the Group’s direction and implement its goals and objectives. Jeff was a SIGIS Board member representing CVS Corporation and Longs Drugs, has been actively involved with the organization since its inception and has been instrumental in the Group’s success to date. Jeff’s retail industry expertise as a Director of Information Technology for Longs and his SIGIS experience make him uniquely qualified for the role as executive director.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with Jeff’s interest in stepping into the role of executive director. The organization’s rapid growth to more than 8,900 members makes the position a critical step in SIGIS’ continued development. Through his leadership and hard work in the organization since our founding, Jeff has developed a deep working knowledge of the SIGIS standards and processes, an understanding of the needs of its various constituents, and strong, effective relationships with its leadership. These qualities make Jeff the ideal candidate for this important role,” said Jody Dietel, SIGIS President and Chair.
Membership information for companies that accept and process transactions for FSA/HRA cards, as well as further information about the Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards (SIGIS) can be found at: www.sig-is.org