David Morley Joins Rainmaker as Managing Director, Manufacturing Vertical
Rainmaker Cloud (Reston, VA, www.rainmakercloud.com), a leader in cloud technology enablement helping clients transform their businesses through the optimum application of key platforms including Salesforce, Amazon Web Services, Google Apps and various SaaS solutions, announced the appointment of David Morley as Managing Director, Manufacturing Market. In this role, Morley will be responsible for thought leadership and business development relating to Salesforce applications within the manufacturing industry. He brings 30 years of senior level experience in key areas ranging from P&L management, sales, marketing and channel development, to operations, turnarounds, strategic planning and manufacturing processes.
According to Rainmaker President John Rago, “David has a proven track record driving significant revenue growth and profit gains, as well as an effective approach to enterprise efficiency. As Rainmaker continues to leverage its high customer satisfaction ratings and reputation for agility in effectively managing complex, time sensitive cloud technology projects, his experience in identifying and capturing new growth opportunities will be pivotal. Our entire team is very excited to have David onboard as we advance through our next chapter of growth and the application of new tools, within manufacturing and other sectors, designed to help end users reduce their working capital, increase physical space, and improve their response times and related customer service.”
Directly prior to joining Rainmaker, Morley served as Vice President and General Manager for Elliott Manufacturing, part of Actuant Corporation (Menomonee Falls, WI), a $1.2B diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries. His 12-year tenure at Elliott, a manufacturer of flexible transmission technology, was marked by many significant contributions including driving record sales years, developing strategies for capitalizing on global growth trends in key vertical markets, and implementing a growth and innovation process which led to the company’s successful launch of various platform products. Additionally, he was an early adopter of Salesforce having installed and implemented the platform across four business units with separate ERP systems.
Morley’s career also included his role as Executive Vice President of Sales with Omega Pultrusions, a custom pultruder and its affiliated business unit, Carsonite International, a leading manufacturer of flexible delineators, both based in Aurora, OH. His achievements, while with these organizations, included the enhancement of a nationwide distribution network, strategic plans focused on growth and customer diversification, and the development of new applications for the companies’ products. He also was the owner/operator of Morley Industrial Lining Systems, a successful ultra high molecular weight polyethylene materials installation business, which he subsequently sold.
Morley served in the Royal Air Force from 1979-1987, specializing in ground support equipment. He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Air Force’s School of Technical Training, St Athan.
David resides in Argyle, Texas.