Team

Can be found on Lake Minnetonka,

Avid Vikings fan – SKOL!

Drink of choice: Dos Equis Lager

Aaron Jerdee
Territory Sales

Loves Minnesota (4 months a year)

Enjoys time with family

Enjoys time without family

Alex Preston
Territory Sales

Has a passion for the arts

Enjoys traveling to Puerto Rico

Bilingual with Spanish and English

Alice Piar
Dealer Support

13 Nephews—NO GIRLS

Published author

Worked in radio for 7 years

Amanda Meuwissen
Marketing

Loves Audrey Hepburn Movies

Had a Dog ‘Moose’ and a Cat ‘Bones’

Born in California

Amanda Raskin
Program Services

Learns to make new food every year

Plays the drums

Time’s person of the year ’06

Andy Wilson
Development

Performing improv for last 20 years

Run a local podcasting network

Had a website on what TV to watch

Aric McKeown
Program Services

Loves spicy food

Has played soccer for 20 years

Named after Disney movie Ariel
but pronounced (Ar-e-elle)

Arielle Stimson
Dealer Success

First computer was a Compaq 8088

Ran a BBS (bulletin board system)

Met wife on internet IRC channel

Barry Anderberg
Development

14-year-old cat named Whitman

Can fold a fitted sheet

Uses Excel to create
cross stitch patterns

Becky Radous
Human Resources

Coach youth soccer for 6 years

Favorite movie is The Karate Kid

HUGE One Direction Fan

Betsy Habermann
Account Management

Golf enthusiast

Daddy to a 4-year-old Border Collie

Previously worked for CarSoup.com

Brett Tyrrell
Territory Sales

Joined Panel of Experts on IP Rights

Presented for DSES Innovation Cup

Worked for IBM

Bryan Harwood
President

Likes to read, walk, and hike

Has a cabin in Wisconsin

Nickname is Baba

Carol Hoverman
Administration

Danced professionally

Enjoys camping and drag racing

Rarely passes up a bonfire

Catherine Decker
VP of People

Frequent traveler

Has a Bachelor’s in Sociology

Ohio State Football fan

Chris Good
Territory Sales

Wife and kids speak French

Used to play drums in metal bands

Once worked on a project for NASA

Chris Johnson
VP of Development

Married best friend in July 2015

Once held an Oscar

Hobbies include board games with husband

Christy Johnson
Dealer Support

Outsell is first “real” job

Taught kids English in Spain

Loves long weekends at the cabin

Claire Helling
Territory Sales

6’11” and terrible at basketball

Has performed at Orchestra Hall

Studied Norwegian Wood Carving

Corey Christensen
Architecture

Enjoys building computers

Hosts annual Zelda-Off each year

Was on St. Olaf Rube Goldberg team

Corwin Haapala
Development

Played in a Punk Rock Band

Did 5-day Jungle Trek in Colombia

Relative of Jesse Haines

Craig Vore
Product

Huge hockey fan

Fishes in Canada every year

Just recently got into MTG and D&D

David Neis
Analytics Services

Huge gamer

Goes to GenCon every year

Makes own hot sauce

Eric Mickols
Development

Born in Misawa, Japan

Went back to Japan for 40th B-day

Favorite team is Minnesota Wild

Eric Schilling
Territory Sales

Served in Air Force for 4 years

Enjoys Golfing, boating, hiking

Married with baby boy and West Highland Terrier

Eric Wills
Territory Sales

Studied English Literature

Cares about animals

Attended UND

Erik Bergstrom
Program Services

Born & raised in WI (Go Pack!)

Proud owner of German Shepherd

Had first child in September (It’s a boy!)

Evan Filtz
Sales

Loves to Scuba Dive

Plays the Piano and the Trumpet

Is a weekend warrior tech geek

Guy Super
VP of Sales

Trained as a Goldsmith/Jeweler

Sings in a Choir

Made “Minesweeper Down Under”

Heather Elliott
Program Services

Can hum and whistle at same time

Loves photography

Recently helped re-open historic Lexington restaurant

Jeremy Cmiel
Dealer Success

Total crazy cat lady

Sucker for any social scene

Loves Iced Pumpkin Spice latte’s

Jess Johnson
Dealer Success

Reached summit of Mount Rainier

Coaches son’s sports teams

Gopher basketball ticket holder since ’91

Jim Johnson
Project Management

Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit
are the greatest books of all time

Heavy gamer

Travelled to 13 countries

Joe Leavitt
Dealer Success

Is West African American – Liberian

Owns more then 4000 comics

Is allergic to all tree nuts and fruit

Joe Montgomery
IT

 24 years automotive experience

15 years entrepreneurial experience

Attended Kemper Military College

Joe Perot
Territory Sales

Fan of all sports

An only child

7th generation with middle name Peter

Joe Quarnstrom
Territory Sales

Got remarried and now has
5 total kids!

Coached football & baseball
for 11 years

Favorite color is orange.

John Degnan
Territory Sales

Enjoy playing foosball

Interested in 3D animation

Co-founded Mankato .NET User Group

Jon Marozick
Development

80s Movie Buff

Dive Bar Connoisseur

Favorite TV Shows: The Daily Show, Madmen, Parks & Rec

Jon Petron
VP of Advanced Services

Has a pet tortoise and puppy

Uses to play baseball (go Twins!)

Favorite hobbies: cooking, gaming, movies/television, exploring new tech, discovering new music

Josh Coryea
IT

Part of a Sorority for 5 years

Journaling for 10+ years

Loves Do-it-Yourself projects

Jul Robinson
Dealer Support

Regularly spa days are priority!

Enjoys yoga and toning classes

Favorite shows are Modern Family and Jimmy Fallon Show

Julie Frana
Project Management

Backpacked Europe & British Isles

Snowboarder, Mountain Biker/Hiker

Enjoy Drinking Microbrews

Justin Kramer
National Account Director

Left Handed

Likes: biking, cooking, sarcasm

Visited Thailand

Katie Massopust
Marketing

Loves to go boating on St. Croix

Annual participant in Get Lucky 7k

Travels to Las Vegas regularly

Kelly Pawelsky
Human Resources

Former MN Motorcycle Safety Advisory Task Force appointee

Top speed on a motorcycle:121mph

Loves to golf if not riding

Ken Luong Van
Finance

Played football in the Metrodome

Produced Aston Martin spot

Experience with Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bentley, Maserati, and Tesla

Kevin Finley
Dealer Success

Ran for Minnesota Senate

Loves silly projects

Ringer at Street Fighter

Kyle Wilson
Development

Misophonic “selective sound sensitivity”

Couldn’t pay $1M to go to outer space

Not a morning person

Lauren Fasching
Dealer Support

Proud mother of furball Rufus

Cannot swim

Obsessed with shampoo

Linnea Vogelzang-Brown
Program Services

Honeymooned in Paris

Loves the beach and margaritas

Project managed Thanksgiving

Litded Davis
VP of Product & Program Management

Raised in Osceola, WI and Stillwater

Likes snowboarding and biking

Spends too much time on Reddit

Marcus Felling
Development

Amateur bike racer

Loves backwoods camping

Loves the arts, film, music, and theater

Mark Leppke
Development

Hobbies include Geology

Enjoys camping and hiking

Likes spending time with friends and family

Matt Kristo
Analytics Services

Favorite composer Claude DeBussy

Once met Whoopi Goldberg

Marched in World Championship drum and bugle corps

Matt Schilken
Territory Sales

Is an animal lover and volunteer

Studied abroad in Italy

Is a Wisconsin sports fan

Maxim Uhlrich
Program Services

Serial Entrepreneur

Former Regent of St. John’s

Outsell Halloween Contest Winner

Mike Wethington
CEO

Organized Wine Club of
200 members

Puts “we should…” into action

Enjoys reading business journals

Nell Campbell
Finance & Accounting

Minored in Japanese

Fan of Ultimate Fighting & MMA

Crazy Person Who Enjoys Running

Nick Hoffrogge
Administration

St. Thomas Alum

Fan of boating

Favorite person to selfie – husband

Nicole Sherrard
Program Services

Lived in Australia for 2 years

Loves traveling and hunting

Half his body is covered with tattoos

Patrick Watson
Territory Sales

Practiced ballet

Avid watcher of Real Housewives

Has never owned a Mac product

Rakesh Kanakamedala
Development

Hometown: Ananthapur, India

Loves Fishing and Photography

Very much fond of Desserts

Ram Nutheti
Development

Named after Fleetwood Mac song

Loves reading Tarot cards

Has a dog named Chewy

Rhiannon Nelson
Program Services

Slightly nomadic

Crazy about all types of music

Believes it is important to laugh at least once each day

Rob Duran
Account Management

Avid gamer

Freemason

Escorted from US Capital Building at 14 and asked to not return

Robert Naeve
Dealer Support

Enjoys camping, hiking, off-roading

Visited 44 of the 50 United States

Yet to go: Rhode Island, Wisconsin,
Michigan, Mississippi, Alabama, Alaska

Roger Wilson
Architecture

Quarter Japanese

Dreamed of becoming a professional bowler

Created hip-hop website in college

Ryan Knewbow
Architecture

http://www.ryan-linn.com

Avid gamer

Travels to California every January

Ryan Linn
Program Services

Loves taking black & white photos

Had a blast parasailing in Mexico

Favorite Karaoke song is
“The Devil Went Down to Georgia”

Sami Hodsdon
Program Services

Speaks Spanish

Obsessive reality TV watcher

Married with two fur babies

Sarah Perez
Account Management

Enjoys teaching people to fish

Power Seller with eBay

When he wins the lottery, plans to buy the Golden Valley Benihana

Seth Bertsch
Project Management

Volunteers at UMN’s Equine Center

Goes trail running with dog

Loves to scuba dive, hike, and travel

Suzie Lamb
IT Infrastructure

Loves animals but won’t own one

Used to be the biggest geek

Leaves tips but doesn’t understand or like it

Tenzing Rabten
Program Services

Struggles with a cereal addiction

Still tries to skateboard

Plays in a band and composes electronic music

Tim Gilmore
Program Services

HAM radio hobby

Speaks Japanese

Has scuba certification

Todd Babbitt
Architecture

Badgers and Packers fan

Enjoy biking and sports

Visited Australia & New Zealand

Torrey Vegter
Architecture

Proud Father of 3 Children

Avid Pool Player

Diehard Viking Van

Trevor Gehring
Dealer Support

Manages amateur soccer team

Collects watches

Dream is to travel to England and watch Liverpool FC play

Trevor Stemm
Dealer Success

Loves the outdoors.

Hosts New Year’s Eve gathering

Only child is her dog

Tricia Turk
Dealer Success

Lived in Seattle for 15 years

Can do flips and spins on a snowboard

Convinced more beer will help his golf game

Troy Leland
Territory Sales

Huge Boston Red Sox fan

Husband is a voice actor

Used to be a floral designer

Valerie Vallancourt
VP of Marketing

Artist in a software engineer’s body

Got lost flying over Massachusetts

www.lettherebelightfineart.com

Wayne Moran
Development

THE OUTSELL TEAM

Mike 2016 website

Mike Wethington – Chief Executive Officer

Mike Wethington has a proven track record of building profitable, high growth businesses. Mike has a breadth of industry experience ranging from start-ups and emerging growth companies to large multinational corporations in the automotive, banking, computer, financial services, insurance, retail, and telecommunications industries. He is highly effective in evaluating talent to developing highly effective, rapid growth organizations.

In addition to leading Outsell, Mike is managing partner of SynetVentures, a Minneapolis-based venture capital firm focused on bringing proven business systems and a network of experienced professionals to take innovative business opportunities to the next level. Mike also serves on the Board of Directors of several emerging organizations and is a former Regent of St. John’s University. Mike was honored as a finalist for the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the Upper Midwest.


Bryan Harwood – President

Bryan Harwood joined Outsell in 2011 as CTO. He is an innovative technology leader with a depth of experience building out data and transaction processing systems on a massive scale for global enterprises. Harwood began his career as an IT Architect at IBM Global Services working with clients on large implementation projects.

Following IBM, he was Lead Architect at Sun Microsystems, architecting a global e-commerce and content management solution for a top e-learning company. He then moved to the role of Fellow & Chief Architect at Galileo/Travelport, building out the first web services platform for the travel industry, which allowed travel sites like Orbitz, Cheaptickets and Expedia to integrate their systems seamlessly. This next-generation Global Distribution System (GDS) was a revolutionary project in the travel industry. He holds a BS in Information and Computer Science from UC Irvine.


Matt Hanley – Chief Financial Officer

Matt has over ten years experience in accounting and finance management. As a member of the Outsell management team he is responsible for leading the Accounting, Finance, HR and IT functions. During his five year tenure at Outsell Matt has applied his strong background in business analysis, planning and corporate problem solving to areas including pricing, contract negotiation, and strategic planning.

Prior to Outsell, Matt has worked with several large national and multinational corporations including TDS Telecom & Hanley Companies. Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin.


Jon Petron – VP of Advanced Services

Jon brings 20 years of experience effectively implementing dealer and sales channel marketing programs for companies like Toyota, Polaris Industries, Carrier, Caterpillar and DuPont. At Outsell, Jon manages a talented group of digital marketing professionals who make up the Client Success and the Production, Analytic and Content Services teams. Jon oversees advanced services through the Outsell Fuel customer engagement platform, and his teams work in partnership with all Outsell functional areas to on-board and manage industry leading programs that deliver results and maintain a high standard of quality.

Prior to Outsell, Jon led digital and channel marketing programs at BI Worldwide, Polaris industries, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBDO.


Guy 2016 website

Guy Super – VP of Sales

Guy Super is a dynamic, strategic executive who is dedicated to developing and leading sales teams to deliver record-setting results. As Vice President of Sales, Guy is focused on driving sales nationwide for the company’s powerful Outsell Fuel platform. Guy will manage, develop and lead the Direct to Dealer Outsell sales and business development teams.

Most recently, Guy was Outsell’s director of territory sales and prior to joining Outsell, he was an award-winning Sales Director with Dominion Enterprises where he increased sales and the company’s overall customer base by 5x in just two years. Guy is a proven leader in building, managing and developing strategic sales teams and go-to-market strategies. He has also held senior management roles with Autobase, Inc., and Village Automotive Group. Guy holds a Bachelor of Science in History from Lawrence University.


Valerie Vallancourt – VP of Marketing

Valerie Vallancourt brings extensive marketing expertise to her role at Outsell, along with proven success in creating and executing marketing strategies for revenue growth. Valerie has nearly fifteen years of experience in the technology sector, and is currently vice president of marketing at Outsell.

Previously Valerie was Director of Marketing Communications at ClickSquared (acquired by Zeta Interactive), Marketing Director of North America, smartFOCUS, and has held marketing roles at SEPATON, and Unica Corporation (acquired by IBM). Valerie’s specialties include: implementing innovative demand generation initiatives to drive revenue generation and pipeline, instituting best practices around marketing operations as well as collaborating cross-functionally across organizations. Valerie holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Oregon.


Litded Davis – VP of Product and Program Management

Litded Davis is a results-driven individual with more than 15 years of product and project management experience leading strategic initiatives and delivering innovative products in the healthcare, insurance, banking, incentive and automotive industries. As Vice President, Product and Program Management, Davis implements PMO and product management practices. She leads a talented group of product strategists, product managers, project managers and business systems analysts driving the next generation of the Outsell platform.

Previously, Davis was director of the project management organization at Outsell.  She has also held program and product development positions at Hallmark Business Connections, United Healthcare, TCF Bank, Baker Hill (acquired by Experian) and One America (formerly American United Life Insurance).  Davis holds a BS in Finance from Indiana University Kelly School of Business and Certificate of Programming from the University of Minnesota.


Chris Johnson – VP of Development

Chris Johnson brings more than two decades of leadership experience to Outsell, with the majority focused on scaling smaller development shops up to enable high growth through the professionalization of software delivery practices. At Outsell, Johnson has managed the Development and Infrastructure teams, helping guide the technology practices through the transitions to Amazon Web Services (AWS), .NET development platforms and ecosystems, and Agile development methodologies.

Prior to joining Outsell, Johnson managed the development and delivery of the first Web-enabled Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application suite at Lawson Software, and served as the Director of the Development organization for the Governance, Risk, and Compliance business of Thomson Reuters. He holds BS degrees from the University of Minnesota in both Astrophysics and Physical Science Education, as well as a Master’s degree from the University of Saint Thomas.


Catherine Decker – VP of People

Catherine Decker started working at Outsell in 2010 and over the course of her successful career she has led and advanced the company’s Human Resources function. She has launched many new HR programs and processes that have enhanced the company’s unique, values-based culture and improved its bottom line, including Stay Interviews, an Unlimited PTO policy, and more recently an Empowered Leadership program.

Human Resources Magazine named her as one of five 2016 HR Rising Stars. Catherine is also a board member for a local non-profit Youth Leadership. Catherine received her MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and holds a BFA in Dance Performance.


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    Jeff co-founded Northern Pacific Group, a growth equity investment firm based in Wayzata, Minnesota, and serves as a Managing Partner. Prior to co-founding Northern Pacific Group, Jeff focused on technology, business and financial services investments for Norwest Equity Partners.

    Jeff was a Founding Partner at Wessels, Arnold & Henderson. Currently, he serves as a director of DelaGet, Greater Twin Cities United Way, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, Boy Scout Northern Star Council, Beta Theta Pi Foundation and Cathedral Church of St. Mark Foundation.

  • Judson BemisEntrepreneur

    Judson Bemis has served as the National Director of Development for the Hazelden Foundation, the Vice President of New Business Development, and as the principal of Clere Consulting. He serves on the for profit boards of Technology, Inc. and Imaging Institute, Inc. as well as on the nonprofit boards of Theatre de la Jeune Lune, The Minnesota Orchestral Association, The Guthrie Theater Foundation, Theatre Communications Group (in NYC), and MacPhail Center for Music. He currently has been appointed by the Governor to the Minnesota State Arts Board.

  • Steve GillTalenti Gelato

    Steve Gill is the founder and CEO of Dallas based Talenti Gelato. Talenti is already one of the top 3 brands, successfully competing with other premium ice cream brands in the premium grocery channel. It was acquired by Unilever in 2014. Prior to Talenti, Steve was a Co-Founder and President of Minneapolis based Millennium Import Company from 1993 to 2005 working as a partner with the Edward J. Phillips Family of Minneapolis.

  • Patrick O’HalloranO’Halloran Ent.

    Patrick was at Accenture for over twenty-two years, including eleven years as its Partner in charge of Customer Insight organization. He co-founded Accenture’s CRM cross industry service line, as well as creating and running the global Customer Insight business unit for eight years, serving some of their largest clients like Washington Mutual and Target.

    Patrick sits on the board of Datalink, a company that analyzes, designs, implements, and supports information storage infrastructures that store, protect, and provide continuous access to information. He has also served as Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Entiera.

  • Fred SennFounding Partner, Fallon

    Fred Senn is one of the founding partners of Fallon Worldwide, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Known for their creativity, their client portfolio has included blue chip brands like BMW, Porsche, Holiday Inn, Sony, United Airlines, Citibank, Time Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.

    Fred is also very involved in local business and nonprofit organizations, and has directed the successful advertising efforts of the Minnesota Business Partnership, the Minnesota Department of Tourism, as well as two gubernatorial campaigns. He is also involved as an adviser or board member to several national children’s organizations.