Advent Software CEO Stephanie DiMarco Named to List of ‘Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business’

Advent Software CEO Stephanie DiMarco Named to List of ‘Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business’

DiMarco Honored by the San Francisco Business Times

SAN FRANCISCO – April 17, 2008 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), the award-winning provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, today announced that Stephanie DiMarco, Advent’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, has been recognized as one of the ‘Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business’ by the San Francisco Business Times.

This annual award recognizes the Bay Area’s most influential business women who are leaving a mark on the Bay Area business scene. The list is comprised of women executives who are making a difference in the organizations they lead, in their industries and in their communities.

Under DiMarco’s leadership, Advent has become one of the world’s leading providers of software and services to the investment management industry.  Advent celebrates its 25th anniversary this year; and from its founding in 1983 to record annual revenues last year, DiMarco has built Advent into a global company with 4,500 clients in 60 countries around the world.

"It's an honor to be recognized on the list of top influential business women in the Bay Area,” said Stephanie DiMarco, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Advent.  “I hope the accomplishments of the women on it will serve to inspire the next generation of young professionals.  I owe thanks to my entire team at Advent for their commitment to Advent’s success, which makes this honor possible."

Prior to founding Advent, DiMarco worked in the investment industry as a financial analyst and portfolio manager.  She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a board member of the San Francisco Foundation, where she chairs the Foundation’s Investment committee.  DiMarco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc. (, a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s leading financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in 60 countries use Advent technology and manage investments totaling nearly US $18 trillion.  Advent’s quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs.  Advent is the only financial services software company to be awarded the Service Capability and Performance certification for being a world-class support organization. 

Advent is a registered trademark of Advent Software, Inc.  All other company names or marks mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.

Jessica Miller
Advent Software, Inc.
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