Onit Announces Promotion of Three Long-Time Employees to Vice President

Posted on Feb 12, 2015

HOUSTON — Onit, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Apps, today announced the appointment of Jill Black as the vice president of marketing, John Gilman as the vice president of products and Bernie Barcio as the vice president of engineering.

For more than five years, Jill Black has led Onit’s marketing, communications and demand generation strategies. Prior to her success at Onit, Black was the senior marketing manager for Vignette (now OpenText), a global leader in enterprise content management and the director of marketing for Datacert, Inc., a leader of corporate, legal and IP spend and matter management solutions. Throughout her seventeen-year career, Black has focused on driving revenue through brand awareness and thought leadership. In 2008, she was recognized by the Business Marketing Association as the Business-to-Business (B2B) Marketer of the Year.

Co-founder John Gilman drives product direction and strategy and prioritization and pricing for Onit. With a unique background in process improvement and product design, Gilman brings an unmatched set of skills to problem-solving in the business process/case management domains. In his twenty-year career, Gilman has found success in new product research and development and product management both at Onit and as the vice president of operations at Datacert. Gilman’s leadership has helped Onit quadruple its revenue from 2012 to 2014 and bring about the addition of 11 Fortune® 500 clients.

Bernie Barcio is responsible for the strategic planning, product design, quality assurance for all Onit products. In his three years in the role as the director of engineering for Onit, Barcio helped to institute a culture of continuous improvement and standardized process across the development team and oversaw the launch of the Onit App Market in 2013. Prior to Onit, Barcio was a team lead at Datacert, where he developed a collaboration system for reporting, budget proposals and matter updates in addition to managing a team of ten developers.

“It’s a pleasure to recognize the integral part that Jill, John, and Bernie have played in Onit’s success with the announcement of these well-deserved promotions,” said Eric M. Elfman, the CEO of Onit. “There is no doubt that their leadership will continue to drive the company forward.”

About Onit

Onit was formed by legal software industry experts Eric M. Elfman and Eric A. Smith, co-founders of Datacert, a leading provider of enterprise spend management software. Launched in early 2011, Onit deploys Smart Process Apps to simplify business process automation and improve business productivity across all departments and industries. The Onit App Builder allows business users to drive efficiency and productivity by combining business process management, project management, and information management into one easy to use tool so the user can create their own Onit Apps without having to rely on IT for support.

Businesses have processes for everything — whether it’s hiring a vendor or law firm, terminating an employee, submitting a contract for review, requesting a trademark request, obtaining an NDA, etc. Most of these processes are manual, paper intensive and cumbersome. With Onit Apps, processes are automated in a few clicks, responsible parties are notified immediately, and data collection is centralized. Onit doesn’t require any software to download or resources from IT. For more information, visit www.onit.com or contact 1-800-281-1330.

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For more information, contact:

Melanie Brenneman
Onit, Inc.
[email protected]