Jonathan Cherins brings 25+ years of executive experience leading technology-enabled companies in a variety of sectors. Prior to joining Vector, he served as CEO of PuppySpot for three years and remains on the board of directors. Prior to PuppySpot, Cherins was a member of the leadership team at Yext (NYSE: YEXT) leading to its IPO in 2017. He also held various leadership roles at TravelClick, a Genstar company, playing a critical role in driving record growth and profitability. Earlier in his career, Cherins held a variety of leadership positions at Dun & Bradstreet and was a founding employee at Juno Online Services which went public in 1999. He has a BA from the University of Michigan, an MBA from Columbia University, and resides in New Jersey with his wife Allyson and three children.
As Chief Financial officer, Scott Patrick is responsible for leading Vector's financial operations and strategic planning. Patrick has nearly 30 years of experience in financial services and financial technology from his previous roles as an investment banker, an equity research analyst, and a strategic communications advisor. Prior to Vector, Patrick was CFO at Dash Financial Technologies, where he served as day-to-day lead in the process which culminated in the company’s successful sale to ION Group. He also served as a Partner at Brunswick Group, specializing in M&A transactions, IPOs and investor relations matters; he was Head of Payments at Evercore Partners; and spent 12 years at Morgan Stanley. He has a BA from Williams College and resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.
Sean Cunningham brings more than 20 years of experience leading both sales and service teams for global private equity-backed companies. He is a high-energy, detail-oriented leader acutely focused on driving growth within the business. Prior to joining Vector, Cunningham served as CRO at Workforce Logiq, a global provider of AI-powered workforce intelligence, technology, and services where he spent nearly 4 years building a winning sales culture. He has also held various leadership roles at Advanced Discovery, Sterling Talent Solutions, and Dun & Bradstreet. Sean holds a degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and resides just outside of Philadelphia with his wife and two children.
As the Chief Technology Officer for Vector Solutions, Spencer Mallder oversees the company’s technology systems and operations. He brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the enterprise software development and technology consulting services industries, serving many of the Fortune 100 companies. Areas of expertise include Software and Cloud architectures, Product Management, Services Delivery Infrastructure, Cloud DevOps, Agile Processes and Frameworks, Opex and Capex Benchmarking, and Cybersecurity. Prior to joining Vector, Mallder served as a Director in PwC's Private Equity Value Creation practice where he led technology due diligence projects to assist large Private Equity companies identify value and mitigate technical risks in companies targeted for acquisition, sale, or merger.
Raj Shah brings nearly 30 years of product, go-to-market, and strategy experience in B2B software to drive the product and content strategy at Vector. Prior to Vector, Raj was CEO of CareSafely, the first safety and compliance software platform built for the unique needs of the senior care sector. Raj has also served as President of Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training and safety compliance platform for the food sector. Raj has held executive roles at four successful technology companies serving K-12, government, financial services, and industrial sectors. He has also advised F500 companies on go-to-market and product strategy including Samsung, Dell, LG Electronics, and HP. Raj earned his MBA from Kellogg (Northwestern).
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Greg Sheppard leads Vector's marketing function including Communications and Brand, Demand Generation, and Product Marketing. Prior to his role at Vector, Greg served in leadership roles at Templafy as Chief Revenue Officer and then CMO. His experience also includes 9 years at TravelClick, a leader in hospitality data and software solutions, where he held a variety of roles in marketing, sales and product management. Earlier in his career Sheppard held marketing and sales roles at American Express and LexisNexis. He holds a BA from the University at Albany and an MBA from New York University. He lives in New York with his wife and three children.
Vector Solutions CHRO Jackie Wolf has more than 30 years of experience in a broad array of human resources specialties and in overseeing HR functions supporting complex and geographically dispersed organizations. She has deep knowledge in a full range of areas including organizational development and design, talent management, talent sourcing and recruiting, and training and development programs. Prior to Vector, Dr. Wolf owned her own HR consulting company. Other experience includes various HR leadership roles in Anthem, Inc., LyondellBasell, and Celanese Corporation. Dr. Wolf holds four higher education degrees including a Doctorate in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. She is certified in Birkman, DISC, DISC 12-Factors, 360 evaluations and EQ assessments.
As Vector Solutions Chief Customer Officer (CCO), Jeff Chapman leads Vector’s customer strategy and brings over 20 years of experience in general management, customer success, and service delivery in B2B software. He brings passion and experience for enabling organic and M&A business growth through scalable and repeatable processes. Prior to Vector, Chapman was the EVP of client success and services at Virgin Pulse, a leader in employee engagement and business outcomes. He also previously served as SVP and General Manager of the Global Trading and Risk division at Enverus as well as held senior executive positions with SumTotal Systems and Lawson Software. Chapman earned his MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.
As EVP of Business Operations for Vector, Mark Ambrose oversees revenue operations and drives key business transformation efforts. He has more than 20 years of business operations, go-to-market and strategic finance experience, including executive leadership and advisory services roles at public and private equity-backed companies. Prior to Vector, Ambrose most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Cuebiq, a leading, privacy-centric mobility intelligence and consumer insights platform. Additional past experience includes leadership roles at Ignitionone, Neustar, and AOL. He is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and lives in Mclean, Virginia with his wife and two children.
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer, Jason Brady, brings more than 25 years of experience to Vector Solutions, having served as chief legal officer, chief administrative officer, and head of multiple operating units for listed and private multi-national technology companies. Most recently, he was the Chief Administrative Officer at Solera Holdings, Inc., a global leader in data, information, and software solutions for the automotive and insurance sectors. Brady was responsible for legal, corporate development, internal audit, and facilities as well as several interim administrative and operational leadership roles. A native of Silicon Valley, he earned his B.A. from UCLA and his J.D. from Santa Clara University.
As the Founder and Chief Strategist for Vector’s Acadis solution, Ari Vidali is responsible for developing a cohesive strategy for the company’s public safety market segment, driving change management across related sales, product and technology processes, and supporting Vector’s M&A activities in the public safety space. Vidali became part of the Vector team when Vector acquired Envisage Technologies, a software company founded by Vidali that develops training and compliance ecosystems (Acadis) for the public sector. During his 20-year career, Vidali has been instrumental in developing innovative readiness strategies for Military, Public Safety and Law Enforcement commands.
As Chief of Staff, Chaney Detmer-Lillard is responsible for supporting the Vector CEO and Executive Team by assisting with the daily operation of the organization including working with leadership to establish, monitor, and advance priorities, providing consultation for stronger business outcomes, and guiding various strategic initiatives. She previously served as a Senior Associate at Genstar Capital helping to identify, evaluate, and execute acquisition and investment opportunities. Her experience also includes roles at Kohlberg & Company, J.P Morgan, and McKinsey Investment Office. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Our team members come from different backgrounds and experiences, but one thing they all have in common is the passion and drive to make the world a better place.