PHOENIX — Fullbay Inc., a developer of shop-management software platforms for heavy-duty vehicle repair shops, has hired Patrick McKittrick as its CEO, succeeding co-founder Jacob Findlay, who becomes executive chairman.
Mr. McKittrick most recently was CEO of Field Service Holdings L.L.C. (dba FieldRoutes) and prior to that he held executive positions with several companies, including Infor, PeopleAnswers and Hyphen Solutions.
"When I approached our board to recommend this transition, we knew we would need a strong leader to accelerate the success Fullbay has achieved to date. Patrick is a customer-centric CEO who has run businesses catering to a blue-collar workforce and is familiar with many of the opportunities and challenges facing Fullbay, so I know he fits our needs perfectly," Mr. Findlay said.
"In addition, he has relationships with a number of Fullbay executives and has followed the business for years. We feel his experience will elevate this role and our company to a new level."
The company said Messrs. McKittrick and Findlay will work closely for a seamless transition for customers, partners and employees.
"I'm excited to be a part of the continued growth of this company, which has demonstrated its value and purpose in a number of ways, from working to help alleviate the parts shortage through Fullbay Marketplace, to giving back to the heavy-duty industry through Fullbay Cares," Mr. McKittrick said.
"The Fullbay platform is innovative and extremely effective at solving some of the most pressing needs facing independent heavy-duty repair shops and internal fleet maintenance departments. I'm looking forward to helping guide our team towards even bigger solutions to benefit our customers and the industry as a whole."
Phoenix-based Fullbay was founded in 2014 and provide heavy-duty repair shops and internal fleet maintenance departments a turn-key platform that connects every function of the business in real time from any location to help improve workflow and create transparency in operations. Fullbay's offerings include inventory management optimization, service cost estimating, invoice templates, online payment options, record-keeping, and technician scheduling and tracking software.