IOWA CITY, Iowa, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NASCAR investor Anthony Marlowe has officially announced that he has repurchased TMone – the company he sold in 2013 – in its entirety.
As of October 1, TMone has been renamed Mass Markets. The new name reflects the expanding capabilities that will transform the company. Mass Markets will operate a network of domestic call center and managed information services (MIS) locations. Following the acquisition announcement, well known telecommunications industry executive Jason Falco was immediately named as Mass Markets’ COO.
Jason holds a Masters of Technology Management degree with an emphasis in Leadership from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Northern Colorado. In addition, Mr. Falco has 25 years of Telecommunications and Call Center experience, and has demonstrated significant success in every role he has fulfilled. Specifically, Falco is a proven leader in business, with deep experience and success in vendor management, business development, sales management, channel management, operations, marketing, project management, process development, finance, budgeting, consulting, and business process outsourcing. His balanced and organized approach is sure to benefit all current and future clients.
“I am deeply passionate about teaching people how to succeed as sales, software and customer service professionals,” Marlowe said. “I could not think of a better person to help embody that than Jason Falco. The team and I are extremely excited to see how he leverages his significant industry and business experience to drive our organization forward and position us for the diverse opportunities we have in front of us.”
“I am launching Mass Markets to help companies reduce the costs of doing business by participating in the combined management of information services and the modernization of telecommunications, which offers the option to utilize Software as a Service (SAAS) with or without temporary or permanent outsourced staff,” he added. “No one can aggregate, develop, procure, and manage this type of platform in the United States as efficiently as us.”
Marlowe, 36, and sole Principal of Iowa City Capital Partners, will be Mass Markets’ CEO. Marlowe also recently announced he is selling his 10% stake in his NASCAR team – a move that signifies he is fully focused on his new endeavor. “Timing is everything, and I feel that now is the right time to harvest the NASCAR investment,” Marlowe said. In 2007, Marlowe was recognized as being among the “Youngest CEOs Under 30,” and his companies were featured in Inc. Magazine’s list of “Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies” for eight consecutive years.
Marlowe is once again ready to make his mark on the software industry by providing much needed platform solutions in the form of aggregated products and services for enterprises facing new challenges stemming from technological advancements, including heavy global competition, changing customer expectations, increasing security, insurance and privacy concerns, new regulations and compliance requirements and evolving economic conditions, both domestically and globally.
“Mass Markets’ goal is to leverage every residential and business customer interaction to protect and improve the brands we serve. Our team is laser focused on ensuring all client requirements are met and exceeded, and that the customer experience remains our top priority. I believe driving improvements in employee autonomy, satisfaction and overall engagement is the cornerstone of any successful business, and that employees who enjoy what they do, and who they work with, paves the way for improvements in performance, client satisfaction, and ultimately growth for our organization,” Falco said.
“The Platform as a Service (PAAS) model will further expand the opportunities we have within our existing client relationships and new prospects. Anthony’s assertion that he will be leading Mass Markets forward into a long and stable growth model is very real. He is being realistic in his projections, and I will help ensure that operational objectives are delivered for the organization. Lastly, one of the most exciting surprises of this past week was that Anthony has generously announced the ability for employees to participate in the Company via a contractual stock program that will begin in 2016. The team could not be more excited!”
Marlowe does not intend to exit the software company until an IPO or sale valuing nine figures is reached.