Our Leadership Team
Tom joined Bestpass in 2020 with over two decades of executive experience in the software, technology, and data industries. He specializes in managing and growing technology firms, building great teams and scalable operations. He comes to us after 11 years with RDC (Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.) as President and Chief Operating Officer as the high growth Software/Data-as-a-Service company became a leader in fighting financial crime, helping protect approximately 1,000 banks and financial institutions and 35,000 compliance professionals globally before it became part of Moody's Analytics. He has undergraduate and MBA degrees from the Wharton Business School, and in his spare time, Tom has a passion for travelling the world with his wife and three kids learning about cultures and history (and food!).
Jason joined Bestpass in 2022 with more than 25 years of experience driving results across multiple industries and SaaS companies. He most recently served as the Vice President of Sales and CRO at GPS Insight, where he developed the strategic go-to market plan, product positioning, and revenue growth for the organization. In his role as Chief Revenue Officer, Jason will oversee the sales and marketing teams and support revenue management functions. Jason currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife, Loray, and enjoys visiting his children, Drew and Jill at college in California.
John joined Bestpass in June 2017 with more than 25 years of increasingly responsible financial management experience. John, a CPA, directs all activities related to finance, accounting and administration for Bestpass. Previously, he was the CFO of a number of mid-market growth oriented companies in the technology industry. He was also the corporate controller of a large public insurance company, and he started his career at Ernst & Young. John is a big sports fan and particularly enjoys golf and skiing.
Cindy joined Bestpass with more than 10 years of experience building and scaling programs to drive successful outcomes for customers. She most recently served as Senior Director of Growth at RDC, a leader in fighting financial crime. In her role as Cheif Customer Officer, Cindy will work to ensure Bestpass continues to offer a best-in-class customer experience through growth and execute on strategic initiatives to deliver improved scalability. Outside of work, you can usually find her busy spending time outdoors with her husband, 3 sons and 2 dogs.
Dave joined Bestpass in 2021 with more than 20 years of Human Resources experience. He most recently served as the Chief People Officer at Auto/Mate Dealership Systems before their acquisition by DealerSocket. Under his leadership, Auto/Mate was awarded a “Best Places to Work” and “Top Workplace” in Albany’s Capital Region for 10+ consecutive years. In his role as Chief People Officer, Dave will bring his obsession with culture and engagement to make sure that Bestpass employees love coming to work every day. Dave enjoys spending his free time outdoors with his wife and two daughters. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Make-A-Wish of Northeast New York.
Michael brings approximately 15 years of proven technical business leadership and software development experience to Bestpass, where he manages the company's development teams. Previously, he was vice president, technology, at IEEE GlobalSpec, and he has also served as director, product development and delivery, for IHS. He earned his computer science degree from Siena College, as well as an Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Certificate from Harvard Extension School.
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