EZ Texting Appoints Dropbox, Evernote Alum Rachel Cochran as VP of People
May 26, 2020 — SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Cochran joins EZ Texting with 15 years of recruiting and talent management experience
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — May 26, 2020 — EZ Texting, the leader in SMS marketing software for business, today announces the appointment of Rachel Cochran as Vice President of People. With deep experience recruiting top talent for an array of industries including SaaS, Cochran will lead EZ Texting’s efforts to further enhance its thriving company culture as a continuously voted “Best Place to Work” company in Austin and Los Angeles.
“As an organization, our most critical asset is our people. It begins with hiring great people and creating an environment for them in which they can do the best work of their careers. Rachel fills an essential need within our company to continue excelling in talent management,” said Norm Happ, CEO of EZ Texting. “To continue to outperform in our category, the People team requires a leader to guide our recruiting and human resources functions with a focus on bringing out the true potential in teams, a role Rachel is more than capable and prepared to excel in.”
Cochran joins EZ Texting from Dropbox, where she worked as the Senior HR Business Partner and Austin site leader. In these roles she partnered closely with senior leaders to develop and grow their teams through coaching managers, designing innovative people programs and leveraging talent data to provide valuable insights to the business. Prior to Dropbox, Rachel worked as the Principal Human Resources Business Partner at Evernote. Rachel began her career in the education industry as a teacher before shifting to HR, always seeking out opportunities to work for organizations with strong values who view HR as a strategic business partner.
“As the global workforce continues to figure out how to work from home, the People Team plays a critical role in defining what the future of work looks like,” said Cochran. “EZ Texting already has a strong leadership team, and I am confident I am joining a vigilant, hardworking organization prepared for significant success and growth with its current and future employees.”
Rachel’s appointment to Vice President of People is the latest part of the strategic growth plan EZ Texting has been pursuing over the last two years. For more information on EZ Texting, please visit eztexting.com.
About EZ Texting
Founded in 2004, EZ Texting has served over 160,000 customers and is the #1 SMS marketing software, setting the standard for business texting platforms. Our messaging solutions are featured as a top 20 Best Product for Marketers and allow businesses of all sizes to reach and engage their mobile audiences. Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, and with offices in Austin and Kiev, EZ Texting is a SaaS company that delivers the fastest, easiest, and most reliable way to connect. Backed by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, Investor AB, and ROCA Partners, EZ Texting is continuously voted a Best Place to Work.
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