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- Jim Foster, Chief Executive Officer
- Craig Calle, Chief Financial Officer
- Kevin Garton, Chief Marketing Officer
- Rick Bunker, Chief Technology Officer
- Lindsay Hurst, EVP, Human Resources
- Harris Romanoff, Vice President, Product Management
Jim Foster is the Chief Executive Officer of The Neat Company and serves on the Board of Directors. As CEO, Jim oversees corporate strategy and manages all operating functions of the company including finance, technology, marketing, sales and administration. Jim has over thirty years of experience in computer application software and services, specializing in technology, sales, marketing, and the management of computer software organizations. Prior to joining The Neat Company Jim was a senior executive at several successful software companies. In 2000, Jim was named Sage Software’s Chief Technology Officer for North America operations after spending six years leading their mid-market division. While in that role, he coordinated six company acquisitions and participated in one of the largest mergers in the mid-market accounting software industry. Prior to its acquisition by Sage Software, Jim was responsible for Product Strategy and Technology at Best Software, where he lead a team that created one of the first robust web-based applications for payroll and human resource processing. Before joining Best Software in 1992, Mr. Foster held several sales and technology management positions with firms such as Dun and Bradstreet Software, Computer Science Corporation, and CompuServe.
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Craig Calle is The Neat Company's CFO and reports to Neat's CEO. Craig has spent his career in a variety of technology and industrial companies that have experienced significant growth and transformation. Prior to joining Neat, he was CFO of Maxum Petroleum, a PE-backed company focused on consolidating the energy logistics industry. He was the divisional CFO at Amazon.com overseeing the Digital Media (including the Kindle eBook reader) and North American Books businesses. He also was a divisional CFO and Corporate Treasurer at Gateway and SVP-Finance and Treasurer at Philadelphia-based Crown Cork & Seal. He started his career as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in New York. Craig holds BA and BS Econ. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard University.
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Kevin Garton is The Neat Company’s Chief Marketing Officer and reports to Neat’s CEO. Kevin is responsible for the company’s go-to-market strategy and oversees marketing, sales, product and customer support. He manages Neat’s brand P&L and leads the effort to communicate the company’s leadership in the Digital Filing System marketplace. Prior to joining Neat, Kevin spent over 20 years in marketing and brand development across a broad range of industries including technology, media and consumer products. He has experience growing both established and emerging brands and has led marketing and sales teams at AOL, comScore, Microstrategy, Levi Strauss, Corning and Procter & Gamble. Kevin is a member of Edison Ventures Director Network and a board member of Edison portfolio company Lifebooker, LLC. Kevin earned a B.A. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and he holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
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Rick Bunker is Neat’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he is responsible for software development and deployment, research and development and quality assurance across Neat’s product portfolio, including cloud, mobile and desktop software. In addition, Rick oversees Neat’s internal technology functions including e-commerce, MIS and corporate IT. Rick brings over 25 years of information technology experience to Neat, specializing in software development team leadership. He has held executive level technology positions for three publicly traded companies - SEIC, ICGE, GSIC, a division of eBay – and was CEO of Reality Online, a Reuter’s subsidiary that was a pioneer in internet delivery of consumer financial services. Rick is also the Chairman of Prescription Advisory Systems and Technology, a Princeton, NJ technology startup. In addition to his technology leadership, Rick has worked on over 100 M&A transactions. He is a veteran of the United States Army Security Agency, a graduate of the Defense Language Institute and attended Boston University -- studying Russian Language and Literature. In his personal time, Rick is active in local politics and is a member of the Jenkintown Borough Council and the Jenkintown Human Relations Committee.
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Lindsay Hurst is The Neat Company’s EVP, Human Resources and reports to Neat’s CEO. Lindsay has 25+ years experience in Human Resources with the last 16 years being in the software industry. Prior to joining Neat, Lindsay was EVP, HR at Sage (global software company) overseeing the North America HR function for 4,000+ employees. Lindsay has extensive experience in building HR infrastructures within a variety of premier growth companies. Lindsay earned a B.S in Business Management and a B.A. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland.
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Harris Romanoff is The Neat Company’s Vice President of Product Management and reports to Neat’s CEO. Harris is responsible for product strategy, definition and execution. Harris previously served as EVP Engineering in which he led the Windows team, SPI (Scanning, Parsing & Imaging) team, and hardware design and development teams. Prior to joining Neat, Harris was a Lead Software Engineer and Business Simulation Modeler at Strategic Management Group (SMG) and an Electrical Engineer at Ballinger, the country’s oldest architecture and engineering firm. Harris earned a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing a M.S.E. in Integrated Product Design from the University of Pennsylvania (an interdisciplinary program of Wharton, the School of Engineering, and the School of Design).
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