CYA Technologies Inc., a provider of business continuity solutions, has announced the appointment of Wayne Crandall as president and CEO. The appointment also marks the formal separation from Phoenix Systems Integration, LLC, which had previously shared a common management team with CYA. Phoenix will assume a traditional reseller role offering CYA products. Representatives from investors YankeeTek Ventures, H.I.G. Ventures, and Connecticut Innovations will continue to serve on the CYA Board of Directors. Additionally, Allen Deary, the former interim CEO of CYA, has been elected to the Board of Directors. Crandall's 25-year career in technology spans sales, marketing, product management, strategic development and operations. Prior to joining CYA Technologies, he served as an executive officer and SVP, Sales and Business Development at ScanSoft Inc., responsible for a $100 million revenue business unit.