JW Software Announces the Resignation of Company President, James (Jim) Wieland; Jason Williams to become the next President

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JW Software Announces the Resignation of Company President, James (Jim) Wieland; Jason Williams to become the next President.

After 32 years of serving as the Founder and President of JW Software, Jim has decided to step down as the President of JW Software. Jim’s trusted Executive Team, will take over the day-to-day operations of the company. Jim is being named as the Chairman of the Board and will continue to serve as a Special Advisor to help Jason Williams effectively transition to President, as well as provide guidance on strategic initiatives and concentrate on diversifying the FileHandler and PolicyHandler Enterprise applications.

We are pleased to announce that effective January 1st, 2021. Jason Williams will serve as JW Software’s new President, Mandy Wieland-Phoenix will serve as Secretary and Treasurer, Dave Wieland will remain in the Senior Vice President of Operations, Nicholas Toal will remain in the Vice President of Business Development and Sales, and Chris Phoenix will be promoted to VP of Client Services. Additional members of the Executive Team include Phil Warden- Chief Information Officer, Rob Bull- PolicyHandler Division Manager, and David Stephen Wieland- FileHandler Engineering Lead. Together this team has already proven successful in navigating an unconventional 2020 and is excited for continued future growth.

With over 14 years serving as a pivotal member of the JW Software management and support team, Jason Williams has been involved with every aspect of the business including project management, quality assurance, application and client support, operations, sales, strategic development, and many other duties. Jason has maintained the role of the VP of Client Services for the last 10 years, which has provided him with ample knowledge of the client base as well as internal operations to make this transition seamless.

To become only the second president of JW Software, Jason's appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s plans to strategically grow and continue to evolve to address the changing market needs of JW Software’s current and future client partners. Jason’s background and his involvement over the last several years make him a perfect choice to oversee the development of the overall JW Software infrastructure for the future.


The JW Software Team is very excited about things to come. As we continue working on the next standard launch for 2021, we will continue to focus on advancing the JW Software Products, continue to offer unparalleled support, and strategically grow the business for years to come. 

About JW Software

JW Software was started in 1989, as a software company designed to create custom business applications for small businesses in the St. Louis area. The company found a niche in the insurance industry, specifically Third-Party Administrators who needed Claims Management Software to manage their business needs and launched the claims management software. FileHandler™ has become a trusted software solution in the claims and risk management market for the past 31 years. JW Software is continuing its growth and evolution in 2020 with the launch of FileHandler Enterprise™, the newest claims management solution incorporating the newest technology and security to the system. FileHandler Enterprise™, the flagship claims management software, and PolicyHandler, a complete Workers’ Compensation Policy Management System, have evolved to develop a comprehensive web-based software solution for businesses to effectively manage policies and insurance claims.



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