July 15, 2013 (Golden, CO) – HomeAdvisor, a leading online source for connecting homeowners to pre-screened home service professionals, announced today that Paul Freeman has been appointed the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Freeman will be responsible for all finance, accounting, legal and human resources functions at the company. HomeAdvisor is broadening its executive ranks with the addition of Mr. Freeman as the company expands its portfolio of products and grows internationally.
Prior to joining HomeAdvisor, Mr. Freeman served as the senior vice president of strategy and finance at Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., where he specialized in long-term strategy development, annual planning and field performance management. Paul began his career at Yum! Brands Inc. where he served in several senior financial positions. Paul holds a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
“Paul has over 20 years of success, solving complex financial and operational problems in international, turn-around and high-growth environments,” said Chris Terrill, CEO of HomeAdvisor. “I believe his leadership will provide the guidance to build the financial infrastructure to propel the organization through its next phase of growth, both domestically and internationally.”
HomeAdvisor is a leading website and mobile app provider offering resources for home repair and improvement projects. HomeAdvisor’s patented ProFinder technology matches homeowner projects to the nation’s largest network of over 80,000 pre-screened, customer-reviewed home improvement professionals. Homeowners can make informed home project decisions using resources including: Pro Reviews, featuring reviews from homeowners who have actually been connected with the service professionals they review; Cost Guide, providing average costs for projects coast-to-coast; Home911, offering dedicated 24/7 emergency home repair support; DesignMine, providing inspiration and collaboration for remodeling projects; as well as robust home tips and project planning tools. Access to all of the site’s features is free for homeowners, with no membership or fees required. HomeAdvisor is based in Golden, CO, and is a subsidiary of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
Contact: Brooke Gabbert
Senior Director, Corporate Communications