JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com Group Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses, today announced that Deborah H. Quazzo has joined its Board of Directors.
Quazzo is the co-founder of NeXtAdvisors, a merchant bank providing advisory services to the education and business services sector, as well as making select investments in private companies. She has a 25 year career as an investment banker and entrepreneur, including the co-founding of ThinkEquity Partners, a 180-person investment bank that was ultimately acquired by London-based Panmure Gordon in 2007. Earlier in her career, Quazzo was a Managing Director in Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch & Co. where she started the Global Growth Group, and prior to Merrill Lynch, she worked for J.P. Morgan. A native of Jacksonville, FL, Quazzo graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a B.A. degree in history and subsequently earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. She serves on numerous private boards and councils, most of which are related to improving education, such as Teach for America, Chicago; KIPP: Chicago and America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest partnership focused on America's youth and the high school dropout crisis, founded by General Colin Powell and chaired by Mrs. Alma Powell.
"Deborah brings tremendous experience in creating and growing businesses," said David Brown, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Web.com. "We look forward to drawing on her knowledge as an entrepreneur, a leader and a banker as we continue to develop our strategies for the future."
Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) is a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support, including domain name registration services, website design, logo design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and local sales leads, general contractor leads, franchise and homeowner association websites, shopping cart software, eCommerce website design and call center services. For more information on the company, please visit or call 1-800-GETSITE (1-800-438-7483).
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