September 27, 2017
Boston, MA — Fort Point Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today that its portfolio company, WolfePak Software (“WolfePak” or the “Company”), has appointed Brent J. Rhymes as its Chief Executive Officer. Headquartered in Abilene, TX, WolfePak is a leading provider of accounting, finance and regulatory compliance software to over 1,500 oil and gas well operators and first purchasers across 43 states and 7 countries. Over three decades, WolfePak’s software has continued to evolve to serve the specific accounting and reporting needs of its customers, while offering best-in-class customer service and training.
As a software industry veteran, Mr. Rhymes brings a wealth of experience and a strong pedigree to the role. Most recently, he was the EVP-Sales and Marketing for Synacor. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of Zimbra (sold to Synacor), CEO of iWave Software (sold to EMC) and was the co-founder and Vice President of FileKeeper (sold to Yosemite Technologies). At various points in his career in the software industry, he has run sales and marketing organizations, professional services teams and began his career as a NASA programmer. Mr. Rhymes is a native Texan and currently resides at his ranch near Abilene, TX.
"Brent is an experienced and highly successful company builder and brings a wealth of strategic and operational capabilities to WolfePak," noted Christina Pai, Chairperson of the Board at WolfePak and Partner at Fort Point Capital. "Brent was hired as part of a succession plan for the Company’s founder, Charlie Wolfe, who will continue to serve as a board member and retains a sizeable ownership position in the Company. WolfePak’s prospects moving forward are exciting, and Brent has the expertise, vision and leadership skills to propel us to our next chapter of significant growth."
"I am thrilled to be joining WolfePak Software, a long-standing leader in the oil and gas software space with a highly loyal customer base," said Mr. Rhymes. "I'm looking forward to continuing to build on WolfePak’s market leading software platform and reputation for relentless customer service to accelerate growth and ensure it reaches its full potential."
About WolfePak Software
Based in Abilene, TX, WolfePak Software is a best in class provider of accounting, finance and regulatory compliance software and services to the oil and gas industry. Please visit www.wolfepak.com to learn more.
About Fort Point Capital
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fort Point Capital is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market, service-oriented companies in partnership with strong management teams. Fort Point Capital is currently investing from FPC Small Cap Fund I. Please contact Fort Point at (617) 303-2121 or visit www.fortpointcapital.com.