Mayor Mike Morgan Visited the Tech Firm as It Announced that It Has Tripled Office Space in Just over 5 Years and Added Staff to Accommodate Strong Business Growth
Camarillo, CA—March 11, 2016—OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, welcomed Camarillo Mayor Mike Morgan to the company’s offices today as it announced completion of remodeling on more than 6,653 square feet of new office space. Expansion was driven by solid growth and the resulting need for additional employees. The latest expansion means OmniUpdate has more than tripled its office space in just over 5 years. The company now leases a total of 21,527 square feet on Flynn Road in Camarillo, making it one of the largest private sector office tenants in the city.
“OmniUpdate is a major employer in Camarillo, and a leader in Camarillo’s growing technology sector,” said Mayor Mike Morgan. “We’re thrilled that after years of growth, this hometown company is creating an additional 20 new skilled, full-time jobs by the end of the year.”
“We’ve been fortunate to more than double our staff over the last 4 years, thanks
to growth in the number of colleges and universities using our OU Campus™ content
management system to manage their websites,” said OmniUpdate President and CEO Lance
Merker. “To support our customers and this growth, we’re adding nearly 20 additional
positions by the end of the year.”
OmniUpdate President and CEO Lance Merker greets City of Camarillo Mayor Mike Morgan
Founded in 1982, OmniUpdate moved its headquarters to Camarillo in 1993. More than 60,000 college and university web professionals worldwide use its OU Campus CMS. The company reported a 25% increase in new customers in 2015, and a 98% customer retention rate over the last 5 years.
“OmniUpdate grew up in Camarillo. We benefit from Camarillo’s highly educated workforce and a steady stream of interns and graduates from California State University Channel Islands,” said Merker. “Camarillo’s near-perfect weather and great schools throughout Ventura County make it easy to recruit talent. Adding good tech and support jobs to the local economy is one way we work to give back to the community that has been so supportive of us.”
About OmniUpdate, Inc.
OmniUpdate is the leading provider of content management solutions designed to streamline content administration and solve the digital marketing and communication challenges of higher education. Its user-friendly platform and award-winning technology and support empower customers to be engaged and personalized in their communications, cost-effective and efficient in their channel management, and scalable and extensible in their development. For more information, visit www.omniupdate.com.