Executive Management Team

 

Kristi Kennedy, BA, JD (Hons)

Chief Executive Officer

In early 2006, Kristi joined Select Business Solutions as the CEO. Prior to joining Select, Kristi was the Chief Operating Officer for Allen Systems Group, Inc., a global enterprise software company.

As Chief Operating Officer, Kristi was responsible for all functional areas of the company including, sales and marketing product development, customer support, finance and human resources. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Kristi led Allen Systems Group’s acquisition campaign which began in 1998 and consisted of over 30 acquisitions.

Kristi holds her Juris Doctorate from Columbia University Law School, where she graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College. She is a licensed member of the Florida Bar Association.

 

Jon Scheumann, BSc (Hons), MBA (Hons)

Chief Financial Officer

In early 2006, Jon joined Select Business Solutions as the CFO. Prior to Select, Jon was a founding member of Gunn Partners a business advisor to Fortune 500 Corporations.

At Gunn Partners Jon’s work focused on the integration of organizations following, or in preparation for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. As a member of the Gunn Partners’ Leadership Team Jon held strategic, financial and operational leadership responsibilities. While at Gunn Partners Jon relocated to Melbourne, Australia where he led their expansion into Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand.

Jon holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Public and Environmental affairs from Indiana University and an M.B.A. degree with honors from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

 

Aivars Lode, BoB

Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

In early 2006, Aivars joined Select Business Solutions as the EVP Sales & Marketing. Prior to Select, Aivars was Group President of Descartes Systems Group, a provider of Supply Chain Execution Solutions.

Aivars first entered the technology industry in 1991, when he joined Dun & Bradstreet Software, an enterprise software solutions provider. Following his tenure with DBS Aivars was the CEO of Applications Software with Oracle Australia where he led the organization’s change from an aggressive customer relationship model to that of a consultative business partner.

Throughout his career Mr. Lode has lived in Australia , Canada , Singapore , Hong Kong and has conducted business in many of the industrialized countries in the world.

Aivars holds a Bachelors of Business, Accounting from Swinburne University in Melbourne Australia.

 

Zolt Koczo AS DP, BS cum laude Computer Science

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Zolt is a Senior Vice President and General Manager at Select Business Solutions. Zolt has over 20 years experience in the high end IT industry specializing in the Global 2000 marketplace. Zolt has held positions in Executive Management, Sales Management, Sales, Application Engineering, Application Development and Consulting. Prior to Select Business Solutions, he has worked for Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., the Resolution Trust Corp. (RTC) and the Federal Asset Disposition Assoc. (FADA). He is a US Air Force veteran and a multiple recipient of the Top Gun Sales award.

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