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Todd is the Chief Operating Officer of Quench and brings 20 years of operating and executive experience to the company, as well as substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Quench, Todd co-founded Foster Chamberlain LLC, a firm that incubates “cleantech” companies spun out of large corporations and research labs. Previously, Todd worked for strategy consulting firm Booz, Allen & Hamilton and Enron Corporation. Todd holds BS and MBA degrees from The Wharton School, where, as a graduate student, he was awarded a fellowship from Ford Motor Company.
Tony has served as Quench's CEO since he joined the company in 2010. Tony has over 25 years of senior executive leadership experience at companies such as Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), a Fortune 500 information technology business where he also serves on its Board of Directors; Alliance Consulting Group, a privately-held IT consulting firm; and Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) a Fortune 500 global technology distributor. Tony holds a degree in Marketing from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Tom joined Quench in 2012 to lead the company’s financial organization and provide strategic insight. Tom brings substantial financial management and mergers and acquisitions expertise to Quench. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of several high-growth, private equity-backed companies in his 20-plus year career, including Sonitrol Corporation (commercial security systems), Aspen Marketing Group (marketing services), and Cardinal Business Media (magazine publishing and trade shows). Tom began his career with Arthur Anderson, is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, and is a graduate of LaSalle University.
Chris has been leading service operations in the filtered water cooler business longer than Quench has been in existence. He has served as head of Quench’s service organization since 2007, more than tripling the number of Quench coolers installed and serviced across the US during his tenure. Previously, Chris was Director of Service for Aquaperfect, where he got his start in the point-of-use industry as a service technician. Chris attended the University of Cincinnati and the College of Staten Island and earned a CORe certificate from Harvard Business School Extension program.
Prior to joining Quench in spring 2019, Brian worked at AES Corporation, a Fortune 200 global power company, where he was General Counsel for the past 13 years. AES owns and manages $33 billion in total assets in 15 countries with revenues of over $11 billion. Brian has been publicly recognized numerous times including recently receiving the Distinguished General Counsel award from the New York Stock Exchange. He holds a B.A. in History and Economics from Boston College and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut.
John leads the Company's national sales organization. Prior to joining Quench in 2013, John was Regional Vice President with Comcast, where he lead a 200-member sales team. Before that, he held various sales, business development, and general management positions in the communications industry, including TW Telecom, Level 3, and AT&T. John served in the U.S. Army Rangers, where he was a platoon leader and achieved the rank of captain. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina.
Chermei leads the IT teams responsible for Business Analysis, Development Operations, Quality Assurance and overall project management. Having recently joined Quench in 2018, she had deep experience in identifying and implementing key technologies to accelerate our IT platform capabilities. She held leadership positions for seven years at Qlik, a leading business intelligence firm and previously at AGI (Analytical Graphics, Inc.) as Director of Business Operations. She earned a BA in Economics from Boston University.
Kit joined Quench in 2020 as the VP of Strategy and Business System. In this role, he is responsible for identifying growth and improvement opportunities across the business and ensuring realization of those efforts through the Quench Business System. Prior to Quench, Kit was a Manager at Bain and Company, where he led due diligence projects in the private equity group as well as other engagements primarily serving industrials clients. He holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from the Wharton School.
Having joined Quench in 2020 as the VP of Human Resources, Stefanie is responsible for the development of comprehensive HR strategy, best practices, and programs for Quench and its dealer network. Prior to Quench, Stefanie was an Area HR Director for Republic Services, where she directed a team leading the development, implementation, and administration of all phases of Human Resources at various Business units and their Divisions within their Northeast Area. She has previously held senior level HR roles in the Telecommunications and Defense industries. She holds a BS in Health Studies from Boston University and an MBA in Human Resource Management from American University.
Prior to joining Quench in spring 2019, Lisa served as Chief Marketing Officer for Cologix, a North American Data Center and Interconnection company and before that she was the Chief Product Officer for Relay Network, a software-as-a-service company. She has also held key leadership roles in product and marketing at Digital Globe, Level 3 Communications (now Century Link), and Sterling Rice Group. Lisa was recently recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the “Top 15 Women Changing the Face of Technology.” She holds a B.S. in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from American University.
Debbie leads Quench's Customer Care team, which is responsible for delivering post-sale service and support to the Company's 50,000+ customers nationwide. Debbie joined Quench in 2017 bringing almost twenty years' experience in customer service and call center management for companies including Emcor, Inc., AmerisourceBergen, and Iron Mountain. She holds a BA from Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ and a MS in Organization Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness from Immaculata University.
Originally joining Quench in 2011, Bob spent six years building and leading various departments, including Sales Operations and Customer Care. After a brief hiatus from Quench in 2017, during which he worked in Management Consulting for KPMG, Bob returned to Quench in 2018 to run Quench's first international division: Quench Canada. Bob now leads Sales and Marketing for Quench's dealer network and oversees growth of its Indirect channel. He holds a BS from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Temple University.
As VP Sales for the East Region, Michael is responsible for leading the sales team and growing the business throughout the Eastern United States. Michael joined Quench in 2014 with its acquisition of Atlas Watersystems, Inc. where he was the Senior Director of Sales for the New England-based business. Mike is a proven business builder with strong client relationship skills and experience. Before entering water services business, Michael spent ten years in office services as Director of Sales for ImageTech, a Xerox company in Massachusetts. Michael holds a BA degree in Business from Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
Joining Quench in 2013 as a Regional Sales Director, Patrick was successful in expanding Quench's presence and building the sales team in the Midwest. Recently promoted to VP of Sales for the Midwest Region, Patrick will be responsible for all sales operations in this expanding territory. Before joining Quench, Patrick spent six successful years in various sales management positions at Coca-Cola Refreshments. Patrick has a BA in Communications and Advertising from Xavier University, Cincinnaiti, OH.
Jeff is a veteran of the water cooler industry, with more than twenty years in sales and service. Jeff joined the Company in 2010 when the firm he started, Spectrum Water Coolers, became part of Quench. Jeff heads Quench’s national accounts operation, and is credited with executing some of the largest deployments in the water cooler industry. He holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and an MBA from The Rochester Institute of Technology.
Mike joined Quench in 2012 with the acquisition of Aqua Perfect of Arizona, where he was President and Founder and led the successful integration of strategic accounts in the Southwest and West to Quench. Prior to entering the filtered water cooler business, Mike had a twenty-year career in the office services industry, serving as Executive Vice President of the Management Services division for IKON Office Solutions, and in sales and general management for Xerox Corporation. Mike is a native of Minneapolis and holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from St. Cloud State University.
Nate joined the Quench team through our acquisition of Alpine Water Systems in 2018. While being a Partner at Alpine, Nate was the VP of Business Development and was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and execution of Alpine's national marketing initiatives. His expertise lies in helping large companies develop solutions to streamline their national water, coffee, and ice services. Prior to Alpine, Nate was a marketing director in the communications industry. Nate earned his BA degree in Business Management from the University of Minnesota.
Courtney joined Quench in early 2020 after being the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations of Quench’s then-parent company, AquaVenture Holdings, for the prior 3 years. Courtney brings over brings 16 years of experience in budgeting, strategic analysis, financial reporting, capital markets, and tax, from a variety of finance and accounting roles at Genworth Financial and Walter Investment Management Corp. Courtney earned a BS in Finance from Wake Forest University and a Masters in Accountancy from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dan serves as Quench's Controller, responsible for the accounting and financial reporting functions at Quench, including supporting mergers and acquisition activities, corporate compliance, and public filings. Prior to joining Quench in 2014, Dan held several financial management and accounting roles with public companies, including ACE Limited, DFC Global Corp., and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Dan is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and is a graduate of Bloomsburg University.
Ryan Hartley leads the growing Mergers & Acquisitions team having joined Quench in mid-2020. Prior to joining Quench, Ryan held positions in investment banking at Credit Suisse, focusing on M&A, leveraged finance, and equity capital markets for large and midsize companies, as well as in the Advisory Services division of KPMG. Ryan holds a BA in Economics from Wake Forest University and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Joining Quench in 2017, Ted leads the development and management of Quench's direct and indirect product lines. In Ted’s nearly 30-year career, he has held executive roles for several office drinking water companies, most recently with Haws Corporation. Additionally, Ted has had general management, operations, and sales and marketing responsibilities with Deep Rock Water Company and Wissahickon Spring Water, Inc. Ted graduated with honors from Boston University with a BA in Economics and has earned a Finance and Accounting Certification from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.
Troy is a co-founder of Wellsys, a division of Quench, and has more than 10 years of experience in the POU industry. While at Wellsys, Troy was instrumental in growing the business to over 100 dealers in 7 countries. As Vice President of Product Development at Quench, Troy oversees the Quench direct and indirect product roadmap, vendor management and product quality, dealer support, inventory, fulfillment, and billing. His hands-on nature and strong technical knowledge allow Wellsys to delivery industry leading dealer support and technical training. Prior to joining Wellsys, Troy was the General Manager of a Fire Restoration company. Troy holds a BS in Business Administration and a certificate in international business from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
To support our continued rapid growth Mike joined Quench in mid - 2020 to lead Quench’s supply chain operations. Mike brings to us deep operational and general management experience having served as an executive leader for Culligan Water, ScentAir, and leading diversified industrial companies such as United Technologies and Ingersoll Rand in his 25-plus year career. Mike holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Mort joined Quench in 2015 to lead the development of data migration and technology integration processes. As VP, Information Technology, Mort plays a key role in evaluating future technology trends and designing and developing pragmatic applications to achieve Quench's business information requirements. Mort has served as a senior technology and business executive for several companies over his 30+ year career, including Genome Profiling, LLC; 408 West, LLC; Fortera, Inc and Icon Solutions. He holds a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
Trevor is responsible for overall architectural oversight and coordination for all applications. He holds a BA in Economics with a minor in Mathematics from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and a Masters Certificate in Business Intelligence from Villanova University.