SAN DIEGO, CA – April 3, 2008 – The Active Network, Inc. (Active), a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced that Sheryl Roland has been appointed senior vice president, human resources. Roland brings over 25 years experience in HR and will be responsible for overseeing all human resources functions including recruitment, retention, benefits and training for the company’s 1,600 worldwide employees.
Prior to joining The Active Network, Roland was senior vice president, human resources and administration, of Visual Sciences (formally WebSideStory, Inc.) where she was responsible for human resources, payroll, administration and facilities. While there, she implemented strategic initiatives domestically and abroad, including the development and implementation of HR strategies that impacted staffing, retention, and performance improvement. Additionally, Roland played a key role in the integration of two company acquisitions and served on the senior management team that took WebSideStory public. Roland has also held senior level human resources positions at The Upper Deck Company, Taco Bell and Encad.
“Sheryl Roland’s background in acquisition management and extensive global experience across multiple HR disciplines make her an excellent addition to our management team,” said Steve Kemper, CFO of The Active Network. “The Active Network continues to grow at an extremely rapid place and we look forward to benefiting from Sheryl’s expertise.”
Roland holds a Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Roland is an active member of San Diego’s 20/20 Association, an executive HR forum consisting of senior HR executives in the San Diego community.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network delivers integrated technology solutions, marketing services and online media properties that enable and encourage participation in activities and events. For more information, please visit www.ActiveNetwork.com or call 1-888-543-7223.
Tina Wilmott, The Active Network, Inc.
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