Santa Monica, California-based Agent Ace announced the addition of Jason Nierman as the company’s new head of business development.

At Agent Ace, a startup that uses data to match homebuyers and sellers with the best agent for their deal, Nierman will work to forge new strategic partnerships, as part of an effort to drive revenue and growth.

Nierman will also focus on sourcing organizations interested in providing the Agent Ace service to its customers, members or employees as a way to grow their businss.

Prior to joining Agent Ace, Nierman served as the vice president of partner development at TrueCar. An early employee at TrueCar, Nierman prospected, signed and launched several of TrueCar's affinity partners that continue to contribute significant revenue for the recently IPO'd business.

Earlier in his career, Nierman was a business development lead at TransUnion, where he focused on expanding the credit bureau's business with financial services clients. He also spent time at Hill & Knowlton in a marketing communications role, and began his career as a change management consultant at Accenture.