Sara is responsible for leading the executive management team and positioning the company for future growth. Previously, Sara held executive management positions at Convio, rPath, Advanced Micro Devices, and Quantum. She has extensive experience in growth strategy, marketing, and sales operations in large, global companies as well as start-ups. Sara serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Girlstart, an Austin, TX based nonprofit organization whose mission it is to empower girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Melissa is responsible for overseeing financial, human resources and legal operations, including the design of performance management systems and leadership of the finance team. Previously, she held leadership positions with Ener1, Advanced Micro Devices, and Motorola. Melissa started her career at American Express. She has extensive experience developing and implementing systems that improve internal controls and financial reporting. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University and an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management Thunderbird.
Brian Giuffrida is responsible all customer-facing activities and leads the business development, sales, client services, professional services, and product management teams. He has held leadership roles for blue-chip technology companies, including Texas Instruments, Vignette, and FTP Software. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Donita Bourns Douglas
Vice President, Professional Services
Donita Bourns Douglas is responsible for providing professional services to InReach customers. She has held the position as director of educational programs for the Oklahoma Bar Association, where she developed one of the most successful CLE programs in the United States. Donita has also served as an instructor at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, is an emeritus member of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court, and is president-elect of the Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA). She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Southern Methodist University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma College Of Law.
Vice President, Sales
John is responsible for driving customer acquisition and leading the InReach sales team. Previously, he held sales and sales management positions at Convio, Vovici Corporation, and Hoover’s (a Dun and Bradstreet company). John’s experience includes developing customer relationships in the non-profit and for-profit sectors as well as working with product development teams to deliver customer specific applications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas State University.