Metova President Kevin Ross to leave position

Nashville Business JournalMetova Inc. President Kevin Ross is leaving the company’s day-to-day operations, the company announced in a news release today. Vice President Dave McAllister will take the helm as president, according to a company release.

Ross, who founded the Franklin-based custom mobile app developer in 2006, will serve on Metova’s board of directors and maintain an advisory role with the company.

“I look forward to continuing to advise Metova and other local technology startups,” Ross said in a statement. “This is an opportunity for me to get back to my technical past — toying with technology and helping local entrepreneurs build profitable, sustainable companies that make a difference.”

Ross said he is interested in developing entrepreneurial support and resources in the Franklin area.

McAllister joined Metova as vice president of operations in 2008 and has been responsible for providing strategic and operational direction for Metova’s software development services, according to the statement.

“Metova’s direction and mission remains the same — we are committed to bringing high-tech job growth to Middle Tennessee,” McAllister said in the statement. “Next year we will continue our focus on growing the commercial side of our business, while also building some products for the federal (government) side.”


By Jamie McGee, Staff Writer, Nashville Business Journal

This article originally appeared in the Nashville Business Journal.