February 7, 2019

Cosential Appoints Sharon McCollum as Chief Financial Officer


Cosential, the leading provider of client relationship management (CRM) and proposal writing software in architecture, engineering and construction, today announced Sharon McCollum will serve as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. She will oversee Cosential’s accounting, business operations and pricing, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, payroll, procurement, tax and treasury functions.

Sharon’s addition comes as Cosential cements its position as a market leader in architecture, engineering and construction. The company recently secured a $34 million strategic growth investment from JMI Equity and was named the industry’s leading CRM provider for the second year in a row in the JBKnowledge 2018 Construction Technology Report.

“Cosential is in a unique position to see a prolonged period of profitable growth,” McCollum said. “I look forward to helping the team maximize this opportunity, while identifying the investments that will best support our customers’ success.”

McCollum brings 35 years’ experience in strategy, management, and financial planning and operations. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of Operations at Epicor Software, leading global sales operations, business operations, shared-services operations and procurement. Prior to that, she spent 10 years providing contract CFO services to various companies in Austin, TX, including Silicon Laboratories and Guaranty Bank. McCollum is also a former Partner at Ernst & Young, where she began her career.

“I’m excited to bring Sharon on board and look forward to working with her to drive strong revenue growth and profitability,” said Dan Cornish, President and CEO of Cosential. “Sharon’s extensive financial experience, strong leadership and commitment to ethical standards make her a very valuable asset.”

About Cosential

Founded in 1999, Cosential is the leading provider of client relationship management (CRM) and proposal writing technology for architecture, engineering and construction firms. The company’s solution provides business developers, marketers and principals with unprecedented access to the data and insights needed to win more projects. Visit Cosential.com to learn more.