Damon’s career as a Mobile Strategist began over 30 years ago. He has provided mobile solutions in both the public and private sectors to clients including the State of Ohio, the Ohio National Guard and The Ohio State University. He is the former President and COO of Future Communications which started in the garage of a home in Delaware County, Ohio, growing to thirty-six locations and strategic partnerships with Wal-Mart, K-Mart, and Meijer. A commitment to excellence and exceeding customer expectations landed the company thirteen Verizon Wireless Agent of the Year Awards.
An accomplished marketer, Damon is also the creator of the Six for Success digital marketing program. This framework teaches the mastery of the six components of a successful online campaign. A business coach, speaker and author, Damon was inducted into the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors for his work in Change Agents with Brian Tracy in 2013. He received the Editor’s Choice Award, a Quilly Award and was nominated as Thought Leader of the Year for his work.
ANDREW MARKS CPA - Chief Technology Officer & CFO
Andy has been developing commercial-grade technology solutions for global clients for 35 years. After taking his company – Invata International – public in 2000, he went on to be named Global Process Leader for IBM’s Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Strategy Practice in North America, UK and Europe. Andy has overseen global technology initiatives for some of the largest institutions in the world including The U.S. Pentagon, General Motors, Credit Suisse and The Disney Corporation. A CPA, Andy specializes in eCommerce and cloud portal security, online transaction processing and business intelligence delivery.
KIMBERLY L. HARLESS LUTCF, NSSA - Vice President, Corporate Development
Kimberly is a seasoned executive with extensive leadership skills, sales acumen and consultative marketing strategy success. She built a successful financial practice to rank among the top 2% in a well-renowned Fortune 500 company. Over her 20 year career in financial services, Kimberly is an expert in process creation and implementation, business negotiation, public speaking and coaching. She specializes in strategic planning, sales training, talent acquisition and development, and is recognized as a fierce business woman.
She is the President of Awakening Minds Art, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic and educational programming through the creation of art. Kimberly is also the Associate Director for The Buckeye Chapter of Synergy National.
GREGG BEDOL - Vice President, Partner and Affiliate Development
Gregg has been creating and delivering innovative, technology-based marketing solutions since the mid-1990’s. His initial exposure to big data solutions was as Vice President of Consulting and Solutions Delivery for a retail-focused division of HNC Software. HNC became the parent company of Retek, now Oracle Retail.
Through his own sweat-equity venture firm, Bedol Retail Ventures, Gregg helped create innovative targeted and personalized marketing solutions for both brick-and-mortar and omnichannel retailers.
Over the years, Gregg has delivered technology-driven business transformation programs for a wide variety of companies, including pharmaceutical giants Merck and Pfizer, 3rd party property & casual insurance adjuster Crawford & Company and many consumer-focused companies: Express Inc., Ascena Retail Group, Lane Bryant, lululemon, Wal-Mart, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and many more.