In addition to his role on the Board, Michael Keeler is the CEO, president, and founder of LeaseAccelerator. An expert in lease accounting, he has been the primary force behind the growth and vision for LeaseAccelerator since 2003.
As CFO at LeaseAccelerator David is responsible for company-wide Finance, Accounting, HR, Legal, Privacy, and Tax, as well as company administration in the USA, Canada, India, and now the UK. David is also a Virginia CPA and CGMA.
As CTO, Jonathan has responsibility for product management and engineering of the company’s award-winning Enterprise Lease Accounting solutions. He was the original architect of LeaseAccelerator’s industry-leading accounting engine.
As CRO, John is responsible for all customer-facing operations at LeaseAccelerator, including Sales, Marketing, Alliances, Customer Success, and Professional Services. As a result, he has end-to-end ownership of the customer experience.
In addition to his role on the Board, Michael Keeler is the CEO, president, and founder of LeaseAccelerator. An expert in Lease Accounting and Administration, he has been the primary force behind the growth and vision for LeaseAccelerator since 2003. Michael has more than 20 years of experience building software businesses. Prior to joining LeaseAccelerator, he was the president of Onmark Corporation and founder of both DataZen and Ecologic Corporation.
Rob Luddy is an independent advisor, consultant, and board member to small software companies, helping them to implement, develop, and scale their sales and marketing capabilities. Rob was the vice president of global sales for ServiceNow from the company launch through its first six years of commercial operations. After ServiceNow, he was the senior vice president of sales for Unify Square. In addition to his director role at LeaseAccelerator, Rob is a member of the board of Zingle and the executive chairman of RizePoint.
Bob Solomon is the principal of Software Platform Consulting, Inc. (SPCI). Bob helps clients develop B2B networks and platforms that create value for all industry participants. Prior to founding SPCI, Bob was president of ServiceChannel, a SaaS platform in the facilities management industry. Prior to ServiceChannel, Bob was senior vice president – network and financial solutions for Ariba, Inc. (now SAP). Reporting to Ariba’s CEO, Bob was responsible for monetization of the Ariba Network, Ariba’s cloud platform for connecting Global 2000 customers to their supply bases.
Tony is an angel investor and board member with founding investments across the technology spectrum including SaaS, backup and recovery, voice recognition, cloud billing, cloud storage, network management, social media, alternative energy, nanotechnology, IOT, and industry-specific cloud platforms. Tony previously served as a business attorney and co-chair of US Private Equity at DLAPiper. He has over 30 years of in-depth experience and leadership of a broad range of corporate debt, equity financings, leveraged buyouts, IPOs, M&A transactions, workouts, restructuring, and general counsel services for emerging technology companies.
David Rutchik is an Executive Managing Director with Pace Harmon, maintaining nearly 25 years of executive management, corporate development, M&A, strategic outsourcing/sourcing and global contracts negotiations experience. He specializes in complex, commercial transactions in the IT, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, and Customer Care areas. David has managed numerous IT and business process outsourcing (ITO and BPO) analyses and multi-tower engagements, IT diligence, process optimization, operating model development, cost reduction, merger synergy/carve-out, and organizational design and effectiveness engagements for Fortune 500, private equity, and select middle market clients.
George S. Rich is managing partner of GRI Fund, L.P., an investment partnership specializing in growth capital and leveraged investments in consumer, business, and telecommunication services. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Rich was a founder and managing director of Armata Merchant Partners LLC, a private merchant bank based in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to forming Armata, Mr. Rich was a managing director with Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated where had responsibilities from investment banking services to transportation and consumer companies, two industry groups co-founded by Mr. Rich in 1981. Previously, Mr. Rich was an investment banker at Salomon Brothers, N.Y., N.Y. from 1974 to 1977.
Jay McGlynn is the former chief revenue officer of LeaseAccelerator. He led the company’s sales, marketing, customer, and professional services team from 2015 to early 2018. Prior to joining LeaseAccelerator, Jay was the executive vice president of sales and marketing at Reval, the leading global Software-as-a-Service provider of Treasury and Risk Management solutions. Prior to Reval, McGlynn was SVP of Worldwide Sales at Parlano, a leading provider of enterprise group messaging solutions, which was acquired by Microsoft. Before Parlano, McGlynn was VP of Worldwide Sales for Marketsoft, which was acquired by Unica (IBM). He also held similar posts at early stage companies, including Fatwire, acquired by Oracle, and New Era of Networks, acquired by Sybase (SAP). Jay’s background also includes key sales and marketing roles at Wang, DEC, and IBM.
Andrew Ray represents public and private companies, financial sponsors, and management teams in a broad range of corporate and finance matters. Additionally, he counsels extensively in the telecommunications, media, and technology (TMT); government contracts; energy; and financial services sectors. Various industry publications recognize Andy as a leader in both M&A and in communications. He recently led the team representing Oculus VR in its $2 billion sale to Facebook, which was named the M&A Advisor M&A Deal of the Year.
George Ferris is a senior executive who specializes in investing private capital in small, mature companies and early-stage companies in the software, IT services, and outsourced business services sectors. George works closely with management teams of the companies to build long-term enterprise value. He has significant prior experience in private equity, investment banking, and public accounting. In addition to his role as an Advisor at LeaseAccelerator, George is the chairman of CompassMSP, the Managing Director of Bilgola Capital, co-chairman of Moneo Technology Solutions, and an adjunct professor of finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.