Jim Ford, the vice president of finance and administration at PowerbyHand, is joining Covelight Systems.

Covelight, a developer of enterprise network security applications, says Ford will be responsible for its financial operations, strategic financial planning, human resources,
facilities and contract administration.

Ford has worked with a number of Triangle and North Carolina companies, including Nitronex, Mindvalve, Pilot Therapeutics, OpenSight and Ventenna Communications.

Covelight: www.covelight.com