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Executive Leadership Team

Steve Haley - Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Haley is responsible for formulating the strategic vision, executing the business plan and overall executive leadership for Aplicor. He provides thought leadership for Aplicor's efforts to create highly innovative cloud software for the small and mid-sized market that is disruptive to the current cloud software environment.

Mr. Haley brings over 30 years of business experience in driving growth of both innovative startups and publicly held companies in the software and consumer products industries. He is skilled at driving revenue growth as well as executing turnarounds, acquiring and selling companies, raising venture capital, and going public. Prior to Aplicor, he was Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Celsius, an innovative, category creating, award winning consumer products company; COO and Chief Business Strategist at MAPICS, CEO of Pivotpoint, a venture backed, Boston based, ERP company that transitioned customers from legacy systems to its state-of-the art technology software.

Russ Naples - Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Naples is responsible for Aplicor's internal operations, processes and reporting.

Mr. Naples brings his Fortune 500 Executive and Engineering leadership experience to Aplicor. He has over 20 years in product development, launch and multi-site operations management. Prior to joining Aplicor, Mr. Naples held executive positions with Quest Software including SVP Product Development at Vizioncore, a subsidiary of Quest Software. Prior to that he held various management and executive roles at Citrix Systems as this software technology company grew from $5million to over $1billion in revenue.

Neil Redmond - Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer, Mr. Redmond is responsible for Data Center Operations, Application Delivery, Infrastructure and Security Compliance for the Aplicor Solutions. Additionally, Mr. Redmond is responsible to ensure that all Aplicor Solutions are Available 24 X 7 globally.

Mr. Redmond brings 15+ years of industry experience in providing secure, high availability solutions. This experience includes such industries as Insurance Carriers, Capital/Finance, carrier grade VoIP as well as Electronic Medical Records Industry. Prior to Joining Aplicor, Mr. Redmond held technology leadership positions with cutting edge technology companies including Dr. Notes, Target Capital and NetSpeak.

Brian Nason - Vice President, Marketing

As Vice President of Marketing, Mr. Nason is responsible for creating and executing marketing and product management strategies to help the company capitalize on the rapid growth in the cloud computing market. He manages all lead generation, branding and promotional marketing activities and is responsible for driving the strategy and product roadmap for Aplicor's innovative cloud business software solutions.

Mr. Nason brings over 16 years of experience and success building, managing and marketing enterprise class software solutions for the virtualization and cloud computing markets. Prior to joining Aplicor, Mr. Nason held executive leadership positions with innovative technology companies including PHD Virtual and Citrix Systems.

Glenn Goodman - Vice President, Customer Success

As Vice President of Customer Success, Mr. Goodman is responsible Concierge Services, Professional Services and Technical Support. Their charter is to ensure customer adoption of Aplicor's CloudSuite is seamless and provides enduring business value.

Mr. Goodman brings more than 20 years of success within the enterprise software industry with focus on delivering strategic CRM solutions across vertical and customer size. Prior to Aplicor, Mr. Goodman held executive leadership roles with Bridgeline Digital, VeriStor Systems, Siebel Systems, Information Builders and founded Renasys Group, delivering IT managed Services to SMB's.

Wayne Kempf - Chief Architect

As Chief Architect, Mr. Kempf is responsible for leading the product's technology initiatives and architecture. Mr. Kempf charge is to ensure the proper technological vision, foundation and momentum for the Aplicor's burgeoning product.

Mr. Kempf brings 13+ years of experience in leading software architecture and system design for enterprise solutions and business products. Prior to Aplicor, his experience was garnered in the healthcare, marketing services and communications industries with mission critical wireless systems, messaging services, and advanced BI and statistical analytics platforms for companies such as Team Health, Xpedite Systems, and several startups.

Tracy Fawcett - Director, Marketing Communications

As Director of Marketing, Ms. Fawcett devises strategies and manages the execution for all aspects of Marketing Communications including market messaging, marketing campaigns, corporate communications and brand presence. Ms. Fawcett directs and oversees Aplicor’s website, online presence, and web-based marketing programs including on-line advertising, SEO and social media marketing.

Ms. Fawcett brings over 15 years of developing go-to-market strategies and developing marketing plans and messaging to support the expansion of companies across various target markets. Prior to joining Aplicor, Ms. Fawcett was V.P. of Marketing for a Microsoft Gold Partner. Ms. Fawcett’s career has included devising strategies to support business requirements and expectations of customers to include: Pepsi-Cola, Anheuser Busch, McDonald’s and Aramark.

Ronny Ortega - Director, Development

As the Director of Development, Mr. Ortega is responsible for the management of development and releasing the Aplicor products as-well-as custom solutions designed by the Aplicor Customer Success Group.  Mr. Ortega brings more than 12 years of experience as a Software Engineer and Team Lead in the software and finance industries,  9 of those years are with Aplicor.  Many of Mr. Ortega’s projects were around custom solutions for  Multi National Manufactures, Real Estate Integrated solutions as-well-as High Throughput Governmental solutions.

Prior to Aplicor, Mr. Ortega held software engineering positions at ArtinSoft and Costa Rican Stock Exchange Market.


Board of Directors

Don McKinney, Chairman of the Board (Former CEO INS)
Steve Haley, President of the Board (CEO Aplicor, Inc.)
Andrew Kingston, Secretary of the Board (Kingston Law Partners LLP)
Roger Roberts, Member (Former CEO Citrix)
Wayne Huizenga, Jr, Member (President Huizenga Holdings, Inc.)
Rhys Williams, Member (President New World Angels)

Advisory Board

Adam House, Founder & CEO of Velocitude