Mike Hanna – CEO/Founder
Mike is relentless in his pursuit of innovation and value creation. With world-class experience in product creation, technology development, business cultivation, and go-to-market, Mike leverages his background and relentless passion for developing purposeful innovation for his favorite industry – Automotive. As an anchor point, Mike’s retail automotive and technology development experience creates the guide points for the TrueSpot suite of solutions. Mike has many sales and business achievement awards, including salesman of the month for one of the nation’s largest Honda Dealers. Mike loves his family and all sports that are played with a ball (and shiny cars).
Dirk Williamson – EVP TrueSpot Health
Dirk is a senior sales and development executive with over 25 years’ experience in the communications, high tech, and digital sectors. Dirk has held leadership roles at Twilio, Google, Accenture, and Nokia, leading diverse GTM, Marketing, Business Development, and Industry Relations teams.
Sam Paulos – Chief Financial Officer
Sam has owned two franchise auto dealerships and he brings his understanding of the pain points typical of an operational and management/ownership position to the TrueSpot leadership team. Sam still operates many companies, but his passion is consulting, and, in particular, startup investing. His specialty is accounting processes and business management. Companies he has personally owned and operated include professional accounting services, auto dealerships, CD and DVD manufacturing, music instrument manufacturing, music distribution, sound recording, bars and nightclubs, technology and software companies, real estate ventures, and others.
Angela Williams – Vice President of Business Development & GPO’s
As Vice President of Business Development & GPO’s, Angela brings expertise to TrueSpot Health, with versatile business growth strategies, partnering and selling to C-Level within the healthcare space.
Prior to joining TrueSpot Health, Angela worked with a variety of technology startups, medical device distribution & pharmaceuticals. In these roles, she was responsible for leading all go-to-market strategy efforts as well as managing global training efforts with strategic partners. Additionally, she has held various positions at BMS, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Medline Industries.
She has brought her entrepreneurial spirit to TrueSpot Health bringing our industry leading RTLS platform into partnerships with GPO’s and Healthcare Organizations.
Michael Simpson – Chief Revenue Officer
Michael has spent over 30 years as an executive building and leading sales teams, sales operations, partnerships, and channel strategy. For the last 13 years he has primarily focused on companies in the technology and technology-enabled services verticals. He brings insight to understanding how to build successful partnerships and channels through building relations with some of the largest organizations across the globe.
Jason Dyer – Chief Marketing Officer
Jason is a full-spectrum marketer who has led strategy and activation for organizations large and small. He started in advertising but quickly fell in love with technology marketing. Jason has held leadership positions with Nortel Networks, Nokia, Quickoffice (acquired by Google) and the A. H. Belo Corporation. Has has also spent nearly six years in the non-profit arena with the American Heart Association as both a volunteer and employee. His passions are his family, gluten-free beer, tennis, martial arts and midwestern colloquialisms.
Randy Black – Chief Technology Officer
Randy Black brings more than 30 years of technology leadership experience and a passion for delivering high quality, scalable technology solutions. As TrueSpot’s Chief Technical Officer, Randy combines his passion for new technology and experience leading software teams to deliver a suite of solutions based on location services that deliver true geo-intelligence to automotive, health and other industries.
Prior to joining TrueSpot, Randy was the Senior Vice President of Research and Development of OneSource Virtual, maturing OSV’s technology and platform across a suite of HR and financial services and the Vice President of Technology Development at Voyager Sopris Learning, a Cambium Learning Group company. Randy holds 2 patents and began his technology management experience at IBM.
While he’s not working, Randy and his wife Kellie enjoy traveling and spending time with their family. He lives in Colleyville, Texas.
Randy holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky and a MS in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University.
Brett Stewart – Chief Operating Officer
Brett Stewart is TrueSpot’s Chief Operating Officer, where he is responsible for operations and support while tying in the necessary product, business, and strategic initiatives necessary to move TrueSpot forward. Brett leads with a passion for quality, detail, and exceptional customer experience. He possesses excellent prioritization and problem-solving abilities to maximize the use of critical and scarce resources.
Before joining the TrueSpot, Brett worked in Telecom with experiences ranging from Product Management, R&D, and Sales, to Professional Services. It is the culmination of these experiences that he brings to the table that has contributed significantly to the growth and success of TrueSpot.
He attended Northwestern University for his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and also the University of Texas at Dallas for his MBA, neither of which gave him any passion for college sports.
Miguel Santamaria – Head of Research and Reporting
Miguel is a determined leader and is a driving force behind our company’s product and technology strategies. Among his many duties, Miguel directs TrueSpot’s long-term roadmap and vision for cloud and IoT-based products. In this role, Miguel brings significant product management experience, business acumen, technology know-how, and a disciplined focus on serving the auto dealership industry through the horizontal use-case concept. This approach enables dealers to significantly increase vehicle sales, improve customer satisfaction and reduce operational expenses.
Aaron Carlock – Product Manager
Aaron Carlock comes brings 25 years of technology experience through Technical Support, Product Management, Project Management, and Cybersecurity. After spending 6 years in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician, he has worked with GPS guidance systems, handheld computers, remote connection software, Point of Sale Systems, and other products in the Agriculture and Hospitality industries. Aaron puts the customer first and is passionate about solving problems. He lives in Grapevine with his wife and 2 sons.
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