Board of Directors

 

Leo Corbett

Mr. Corbett has been an OmniUpdate board member since April 2001. He is a Managing Partner of Zephyr Internet Partners and formerly the Chief Operating Officer of EMI Music Publishing. Mr. Corbett has also held several senior management positions in financial services and led marketing at Prudential Insurance Company. He holds a BA and MBA from Harvard University.

 

Donald Kerr

Mr. Kerr has been an OmniUpdate board member since June 2001. He is currently a Managing Director at DEK & Associates. Prior to DEK, he was a Senior Vice President with the Banking and Capital Markets Group of Booz Allen Hamilton as well as a member of their Board of Directors. Mr. Kerr has worked exclusively with financial services companies throughout the world. He holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

 

Lance Merker

Mr. Merker has been president and CEO since 2001. He played a key role in the corporate reorganization of Mainstay, now OmniUpdate, by repositioning the company's product portfolio from desktop software to web content management system (CMS) solutions. He spent more than 10 years leading and managing Mainstay's sales, marketing, and communications teams as Director of Sales and Marketing before becoming Chief Operating Officer. With his guidance, OmniUpdate has become the lead provider of web CMS software in the higher education marketplace. Lance also speaks regularly on the subject of web CMS and social networking at industry conferences nationwide. He holds a BS and MBA from the University of California, Riverside.

 

Tom Nalevanko

Mr. Nalevanko has more than 25 years of experience in software marketing and development and has launched more than 15 successful and profitable products. In 1980, Tom started an export firm for microcomputing products in Los Angeles. This led to the co-creation of Mainstay in 1982. Under his leadership Mainstay rose to the 100th largest software company (SoftLetter 100 ranking, 1993). Since 2001 he has held the position of Chairman and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at OmniUpdate. He holds a BSME from Penn State, an MS in Engineering, and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Craig Weaver

Mr. Weaver joined as Chief Financial Officer in 2001, bringing more than 20 years of corporate finance and tax accounting experience to OmniUpdate. For more than 12 years he worked with numerous dot-com pre-IPOs for the Internet Technology Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Craig is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He holds his MBA from the University of California, Riverside, where he now teaches as an adjunct professor of accounting and taxation.

 

Ray Woolson

Mr. Woolson has been an OmniUpdate board member since November 2001. He is the founder and president of Apogee Group, Inc., a management consulting and investment advisory services firm. Prior to this role, Mr. Woolson held notable positions in the insurance industry. He holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Virginia.