BLUE BELL, PA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2016) - PDS®, a leading provider of human resource, benefits, recruiting, payroll, and time and attendance software throughout the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Steve Fitzgerald has been appointed to vice president of Services. In this role, Mr. Fitzgerald will be responsible for overseeing Professional Services, Hosting/SaaS operations, IT, and Customer Support for the company.

"Steve was with us for more than a decade in the 1990s and is credited with co-authoring our then flagship client/server product line -- one of the first web-developed products in the marketplace, which invigorated our company with new technologies and approaches in our software solutions," said Charles Jefferies, President & CEO at PDS. "We welcome Steve back to the PDS team and know that his extensive technology knowledge, his in-depth understanding of our product and service offerings and his drive to succeed will prove to be a win-win for both PDS as a company and our customers."

Mr. Fitzgerald has more than 30 years of executive and technical management experience combined with an in-depth technical knowledge of software development, implementation and product support. He was at PDS from 1984 to 1999, where he advanced to the position of VP of Product Development and was a senior technology executive and board member.

Prior to re-joining PDS, Mr. Fitzgerald held numerous executive-level positions at technology companies, including: Executive VP of Engineering at Motionsoft, Chief Technology Officer at Echo360, Inc., Senior VP of Engineering at Razorsight (acquired by Syncronoss), and VP of Engineering at SoftMed Systems, Inc. (acquired by 3M HIS).

He earned his B.S. degree in business administration from Villanova University and a computer science degree from the Maxwell Institute in Norristown, Pa.

About PDS
In the HRMS software development business for 40 years, PDS® is a provider of a feature-rich, completely integrated recruiting, human resource, benefits administration, payroll, time and attendance, and workforce management software application that enables organizations to focus on more strategic issues and less on administrative activities. In addition to core HRMS functionality, Vista HRMS® offers self-service capabilities, an English-language query tool, analytics, and workflow automation. It can be deployed on-premise, hosted or using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, allowing the customer true flexibility. PDS also provides a full range of professional services to a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa. For more information on PDS or PDS' Vista HRMS solution and services visit

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