Schmitz to head Send Word Now

Send Word Now, a provider of on-demand alerting and response services, has appointed industry veteran Tony Schmitz as president and chief executive officer. Schmitz has been an advisor to Send Word Now since 2004 and joined the board earlier this year. In October 2004, Schmitz was a founding General Partner of Pine Street Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm where he remains as a managing director.