The Vocalocity Management Team
VoIP Company Leadership
Prior to joining Vocalocity, Wain developed a solid track record of rapid revenue growth and successful outcomes for a diverse group of technology companies he has managed. Wain has deep experience organically growing companies; buying and integrating companies; forming strategic alliances; and raising capital. He has completed successful equity transactions with a variety of companies including Microsoft and with Hewlett Packard (HP). During the eighties, before starting and eventually selling his first company to HP, Wain gained experience as a business strategist for Dun & Bradstreet Software; as a manufacturing consultant for Ernst & Young; and in sales for Management Science America, Inc. (MSA). Wain has investments in an assortment of private companies and currently serves on the board of NETtime Solutions. He has acted as an advisor to the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech, as well as served as Chairperson for TechBridge from 2006 – 2009. Wain was the recipient of the Southeastern AeA 2005 “Spirit of Endeavor” Award for Outstanding Leadership. In 2008, Wain was named one of the 25 most influential people in the southeast technology community by TechJournal South. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with honors from the University of South Carolina and an MBA from Georgia State University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School.
Pat is responsible for all of Vocalocity’s financial, administrative and business planning functions, including finance, accounting, human resources and legal. He is an accomplished financial executive with over 20 years of diverse experience in media, communications, business services and medical products industries and has partnered with CEOs and his colleagues to build strong, successful businesses. Prior to joining Vocalocity, Pat held senior finance roles at The Weather Channel, including Chief Financial Officer of the company at the time of its successful $3+ billion sale to NBC Universal, The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital in September 2008. During his tenure at The Weather Channel, the company implemented critical strategic transitions, including the highly successful development of www.weather.com. A CPA, Pat previously served as Corporate Controller of Barton Protective Services (now Allied Barton). In his role at Inmed Corporation he was responsible for the evaluation of potential acquisition targets and subsequent integration of acquired companies in a series of leveraged buyouts. Pat began his career as an auditor in the Atlanta office of Deloitte. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting with honors from Georgia State University.
Jonathan leads the Vocalocity development, testing, and operations teams, and brings over 25 years of experience delivering superior software products. Prior to joining Vocalocity, he was co-founder of vmSight (acquired by Liquidware Labs in 2009) a pioneer in virtualization monitoring. Jonathan previously served as VP at CRM analytics leader Epiphany (acquired by Infor in 2006) and was VP/CTO at Radnet (acquired by Epiphany in 2001) which built a rapid application development platform for web applications. He received his education in computer science from UCLA and began his career writing software for author/director Michael Crichton. Jonathan is also the author of Codermetrics published by O’Reilly in 2011.
VP, Marketing and Product
Aaron oversees all marketing activities for the company and is an accomplished executive with deep technology marketing experience. He has a proven track record in lead generation, planning and product management, qualitative and quantitative research, search engine optimization, creative collateral development, print and web-based media planning and buying, corporate communications and public relations, and alliance programs. Aaron joined Vocalocity from Omnilink Systems, the market leader in people tracking solutions. Prior to Omnilink, he gained marketing and product management experience at CDC Software, Siebel Systems, Andersen Consulting and King and Spalding. He has an MBA in Marketing and Management from Penn State and a BA in Public Relations from UGA.
Kyle is responsible for all of Vocalocity’s revenue generation across the Inside and Channel Sales divisions. He is an accomplished sales executive, drawing from his 15 years of experience as an organizational leader across various industries. His core business responsibilities have centered on the strategic design, execution and operational management of sales efforts in business-to-business products/services, technology, financial services and information services.
Prior to joining Vocalocity, Kyle was the Vice President of Sales for Capital Access Network – an Atlanta-based financial technologies company – where he was responsible for their strategic sales and marketing initiatives. He designed and implemented the sales strategy, worked collaboratively with operations, finance, IT and other operating divisions to define product life-cycle strategies, and developed new product introduction plans. Through his leadership, he grew Capital Access Network’s inside sales division from $12M to over $50M in annual revenue.
VP, Customer Care and Business Operations
Prior to joining Vocalocity, Liam served as VP of Operations for mindSHIFT Technologies, a leading provider of information technology solutions. While at mindSHIFT Technologies, he led a team of engineers and customer support professionals, and was responsible for delivering a comprehensive suite of technology solutions to businesses in the mid-Atlantic region. During his tenure with the company, mindSHIFT became one of the largest providers of managed services for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). Liam previously served as a founder of Global Metro Networks, as well as a VP of Business Operations for XO Communications. McElhone graduated with honors from McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
CIO and VP, Operations
Cindy is responsible for all aspects of operations and customer care at Vocalocity. She brings 24 years of experience in leading and energizing major business operations to achieve higher levels of performance. Prior to joining Vocalocity, she served as CIO and SVP of Beazer Homes, an Atlanta-based organization in which she was responsible for assessing the impacts of emerging technologies relative to strategic business needs, interpreting their meaning for the organization’s executive leadership team, and recommending/implementing strategic technology initiatives. She led business technology planning, applying both her current knowledge and her future vision to the company’s needs for intelligent economic responses to significant changes in financial realities. She served as CIO at NSI and led strategic planning, systems and technology. At Comdisco (once the largest disaster recovery company in the world), Cindy was the SVP of Global Strategic Advisory Services. As the Senior Executive Director for Business Systems and Planning at Office Depot, Cindy was instrumental in the growth of the company from 200 stores to over 500 stores. Her leadership as the Chairperson of the M&A team resulted in the successful integration of 21 companies and the growth of the global corporate sales organization. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Southern University and is a native of Atlanta, GA.