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Tendenci Appoints Scott Pederson Vice President

Returns 17 years after helping launch developer of Tendenci Open Source CMS Platform

Tendenci, the software development company spearheading the Tendenci® Open Source Content Management System (CMS) project for associations and other nonprofits (NPOs), has appointed technology veteran Scott Pederson vice president. Pederson, returns nearly two decades after helping launch the company that later became Tendenci. He reports to Founder and CEO Ed Schipul.

Pederson brings more than 23 years of technology experience to Tendenci with a particular focus on process improvement and change management resulting in exceptional customer experience.

Prior to joining Tendenci, Pederson served as Director of Engineering with Telespace LLC. Previously, Pederson was Director, IT Operations with eLoyalty Corporation and he worked in the Commercial Desktop Division of Hewlett-Packard. In the mid-1990s, Pederson also was on the team that helped establish Schipul Technologies, which later became Tendenci.

“Scott put his stamp on the company long ago with a customer-focused approach supported by reliable and available technology,” said Tendenci Founder and CEO Ed Schipul. “We are happy to have Scott rejoin Team Tendenci, and we look forward to his contributions in making Tendenci Open Source CMS the world’s leading open source software platform for NPOs, associations and other cause-related organizations.”

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The Tendenci Open Source CMS platform‘s unique capabilities were purpose-built for cause-related organizations, and as an open source solution, the software gives NPOs greater freedom and control over their online presence. Tendenci makes it easy for associations and NPOs to promote and build support for their mission, generate revenue, and manage and promote events.

Tendenci Open Source CMS was released as an open source solution to give cause-related organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence. Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including Metropolitan New York Library Council (, Houston Technology Center ( and Depelchin™ Children's Center (

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About Tendenci

Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci ( develops the Tendenci Open Source CMS platform tailor-made for the unique needs of cause-related organizations including associations and other nonprofits. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall. Tendenci powers the websites of DePelchin Children's Center, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and, among hundreds of others. Tendenci’s Schipul Web Marketing business unit provides web marketing services to an international client base that encompasses a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Additional information about Tendenci and Schipul is available at

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Dan Keeney is the president of DPK Public Relations, which represents PULSE, The Aldridge Company, Schipul - The Web Marketing Company, Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication, ERHC Energy, Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Arocha Hair Restoration among other companies. Specialties include helping organizations increase their positive visibility and establish and strengthen relationships with influencers in their markets.