CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), a leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that Kristi Ross, Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of dough, Inc., has joined the Textura Board of Directors.
Chicago-based dough, Inc. is an online financial education and investing platform that was formed by the April 2014 combination of two companies, tastytrade, Inc. and dough. Prior to the combination, Ross had served as President of tastytrade and CEO and President of dough. Previous to that she was Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of thinkorswim, an online trading platform that was bought by TD Ameritrade in 2009, and also held the roles of CFO and Senior Vice President of Sales/Marketing for Chicago Securities Group/Automated Trading Desk Specialists. Ross also has served on a number of private company boards, including dough, Inc., Sun Holdings, L.L.C., and Cheddar's Casual Café.
A prominent member of Chicago's technology community, Ross has been named a Prominent Woman in Tech by the Illinois Technology Association and an EY Entrepreneur of the Year, among other honors, and her company has been recognized as an innovator.
"Kristi is bringing to our organization a valuable perspective shaped by her experience in building and leading innovative, technology-forward companies," said Textura interim CEO Dave Habiger. "She's a fantastic addition, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our Board of Directors," he said.
"I'm excited to join the Board at Textura, which is a genuine leader and innovator in its space and a terrific success story in the Chicago tech community and beyond," Ross said. "I look forward to helping guide Textura in building on that success and taking its business to the next level," she said.
Textura is a leading provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. Our solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle – from takeoff, estimating, design, pre-qualification and bid management to submittals, field management, performance management, LEED management and payment. With award-winning technology, world-class customer support and consistent growth, Textura is leading the construction industry's technology transformation. www.texturacorp.com
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