DecisionPoint Systems Appoints Dave Goodman CFO

DecisionPoint Systems, an Irvine, Calif.-based data collection systems integrator, has appointed Dave Goodman as its CFO. Goodman, who was most recently COO and CFO of New York-based Mercury Capital Advisors, replaces interim CFO Paul Ross.


DecisionPoint(TM) Systems, Inc. DPSI +0.51% , a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility and Wireless Applications, announced the appointment of the veteran financial executive Dave Goodman, 62, as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr Goodman replaces Interim CFO Paul Ross, who is pursuing other non-competing opportunities, and has relocated to a different state. Mr Ross will be available to assist in the transition of the position to the DecisionPoint Systems Edison, NJ, office from Irvine.

“Dave has more than 30 years of experience in financial management,” commented DecisionPoint Systems CEO Nic Toms. “He has been in charge of SEC and foreign regulatory reporting, SOX compliance, and financing activities, as well as handling shareholder and investor relations and treasury functions. His exposure to business is very broad, with experience in financial services, software, telecommunications, retail, entertainment, healthcare and consumer products. We are very pleased and privileged to have Dave joining our team; his deep expertise will help DecisionPoint to grow, and to strengthen its financial position.”

Mr Goodman was from 2010 to 2012 the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of New York-based Mercury Capital Advisors, a privately held, start-up private equity-backed financial advisory firm and broker-dealer operating in the US, the UK and Japan. Prior to his tenure at Mercury, Mr Goodman was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2010 of privately held New York-based Golden Source Holdings, a leading independent provider of enterprise data management solutions for financial services companies. From 2006 to 2008, he was Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded developer and publisher of mobile games, Superscape Group PLC, based in San Clemente, CA. Superscape was purchased by Glu Mobile at a premium of 50% above the market price in 2008. From 2002 through 2006, Mr Goodman was International Finance Director and Senior Vice President Finance, for Christie’s International PLC, one of the world’s largest auction houses. Previous senior financial positions were with Saddle River NJ-based Franklin Health/Personal Path Systems, SONY Music Entertainment in New York, and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. He began his career in 1978 with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, rising to Senior Audit Manager.

Mr Goodman holds a BA from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the NYU Stern School of Business. He is a CPA, and a member of AICPA and the NY State Society of CPAs. He resides in Westchester County, New York, and will be officed in the DecisionPoint office in Edison, NJ.

About DecisionPoint(TM) Systems, Inc.DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. delivers improved productivity and operational advantages to its clients by helping them move their business decision points closer to their customers. They do this by making enterprise software applications accessible to the front-line worker anytime, anywhere. DecisionPoint utilizes the latest wireless, mobility, and RFID technologies.

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