Ecteon Appoints Ralph Mayes as Chief Operating Officer in Response to Increased Market Demands 

Pioneering contract management software company grows its leadership team to address increasing opportunity

Ecteon, the industry’s premier contract management software company, has added Ralph Mayes as Chief Operating Officer, further expanding its leadership team in response to growing business opportunities.Mayes will be based out of the company’s Nashville office and will focus on growing Ecteon’s portfolio of clients and overseeing company strategic initiatives. Mayes will support the company’s growth plans as Ecteon responds to an increased demand for industry-specific contract management software fueled by sgrowing recognition by senior management across many business sectors of the benefits of focused, second generation solutions.

“Ralph brings an impressive professional background in executive leadership, including a focus on operations and enterprise transformation that will be a tremendous asset to Ecteon as we expand and grow,” said Richard Eckerstrom, chief executive officer of Ecteon. “His ability to take immediate ownership and accountability of key growth initiatives across a broad agenda is just what we need right now.”

Prior to joining the Ecteon team, Mayes utilized his operations and strategic planning skills as the vice president and global client partner at BT Americas Inc., a global telecommunications company. He also served as managing director at Verizon Global Services, an information technology and services company, and was founding president and CEO at Unifi Technology Group.

“I’m joining Ecteon’s executive team at an exciting time, when enterprise companies are abandoning ‘plain vanilla,’ first generation contract management systems for robust, industry-tailored CLM solutions that keep pace with the changing needs of their business,” said Ralph Mayes. “For our clients, we also act as a reliable software partner capable of future-proofing their technology investments.”

About Ecteon, Inc.

Celebrating more than 30 years in business and headquartered in New York City and Nashville, Ecteon recognizes that contract management is a complex function for most organizations, large or small. It’s contract lifecycle management solution, Contraxx, has mastered unique needs based on the customer’s industry — incorporating user feedback to improve the solution. As a result, Contraxx can manage complex contracting processes in enterprise environments that have multiple legal entities and multistate operations, contract types, and process flows. Ecteon provides software solutions for notable companies across a variety of industries including healthcare, financial, entertainment, and government. For more information, visit