LaGarde Founder Returns as CEO to Drive Mid-Market Growth
KANSAS CITY, Kan.–Bob LaGarde, chairman and founder of LaGarde, Inc., and the creator of the StoreFront ecommerce platform, has been reappointed CEO of the company. LaGarde assumes the role as the company prepares for new growth driven by the launch of a state-of-the-art ecommerce platform targeting the mid-market.
LaGarde started the software company in 1996 and was CEO until 2006. As chairman, he remained active in the company while working with peers to establish an ecommerce association to raise awareness of key industry issues and legislative matters facing online vendors.
LaGarde, Inc. provides sophisticated ecommerce and e-business solutions to clients such as Justin Brands, Lee Jeans and Pasternack. As the first ecommerce application to support credit card encryption and to offer a PCI-compliant ecommerce solution, LaGarde, Inc. is considered a leader in ecommerce data security. StoreFront is also a preferred solution for integration with back-office ERP and POS systems such as Microsoft Dynamics and RMS, Sage MAS and Island Pacific’s RetailPro.
LaGarde, Inc. helps organizations leverage the capabilities of the Internet to grow their businesses. Through its StoreFront solution, the company has designed, built, hosted and improved the ecommerce sites for some 30,000 clients in 70 countries, and licensed as many as 50,000 stores worldwide. LaGarde’s strong capabilities in back-office systems integration ensures a seamless information flow for a more efficient and profitable online business. For more information, visit www.lagarde.com.