Indianapolis-based Upper Hand Inc. has named Vanessa Palestino Vice President of Business Development. In the role, she will lead and support the sales team, as well as cultivate growth for the Enterprise Sales department, for the firm’s award-winning sports and fitness software platform.
Many of the world’s most successful companies started with a founder who had a problem. Google, Uber and Spanx are examples of companies born from a non-existent or inferior product that couldn’t meet a founder’s needs. Read how Kevin MacCauley, Upper Hand Founder + CEO saw an opportunity while coaching baseball and turned it into one of the sports and fitness industry’s leading software solutions.
Upper Hand, a leading technology software company serving the sports and fitness industry, today proudly announces that they were named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Training Category and a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best User Experience Category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards®.
D-BAT is one of the top indoor baseball and softball training franchises in the country, aiming to provide quality teaching environments and high quality instruction for athletes of all ages, from little league to the pros. When their franchise locations temporarily closed due to COVID-19, Upper Hand understood the importance of continuing to provide quality training to athletes, and immediately began working on a solution for the business.
On behalf of our team at Upper Hand, our hearts are with all those impacted by COVID-19. Leaders across the company have been highly focused on mitigating the potential impact of the novel coronavirus. Our two main guiding principles remain consistent: 1) protect the health and safety of our employees and 2) protect our sustainability at a time of distress for our customers who need us more than ever.
In addition to tearing down those holiday decorations and focusing on this year’s resolutions, Upper Hand customers can head into 2020 enjoying many new features. In this January lineup you’ll find even more flexibility when creating new programs with the addition of classes and credit passes. Not only that, we’ve been hard at work on revamping the client experience with a brand new browse events view and better notifications.