Leadership Team

Jack Blaha – Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of PeopleAdmin, Jack brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in technology and manufacturing and a strong commitment to providing innovative solutions and an exceptional  customer experience. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Aptean, Inc., where he led global product, development, corporate development, professional services and support teams. Prior to that, he served at Vista Consulting Group (VCG), the consulting arm of Aptean’s parent company, Vista Equity Partners, and also held the position of chief executive officer at Semiconductor Support Services Co. Jack’s additional experience includes serving as general manager at SVTC™ Technologies, and holding general manager positions at Applied Materials, Inc. Jack started his career as an officer in the U.S. Army. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the Haas School at UC Berkeley, and an undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Glenn Renzulli – Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Renzulli brings almost ten years of education-related industry experience across dynamic and diverse companies, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of TeacherMatch. Prior to TeacherMatch, Glenn was CFO of TCS Education System operating five professional colleges located across the country. Prior to TCS, Glenn was the VP of Finance for Cardean Learning Group, an educational software and services company where he was part of the management team, which sold the company to K12, Inc. Glenn started his career at General Electric, where he held various finance positions of increasing responsibility. Glenn received his B.S. in Finance from Fairfield University and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program. Glenn has also spent time at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, completing its Institute for Educational Management program.

Matt Keenan – Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer of PeopleAdmin, Matt brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the enterprise software field. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of CRM products for Aptean, Inc., where he managed and led a global, multi-product portfolio of enterprise customer relationship management solutions. Matt is a frequent author, contributor, and guest speaker on the evolution of enterprise solutions and key strategies to achieve real return on software investments. Earlier in his career, Matt held management and leadership positions with Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Oracle and BearingPoint. At PeopleAdmin, Matt has overall responsibility for product management, marketing and sales. He earned his degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

Jimmy Kelly – Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer of PeopleAdmin, Jimmy Kelly brings over 20 years of software industry experience in professional services, sales and operations, and a demonstrated dedication to delivering an exemplary customer experience. Jimmy joins PeopleAdmin after serving as Managing Director of Customer Operations for Vista Consulting Group, Inc. (VCG), where his primary responsibility was to ensure the integrity and the effectiveness of operations best practices across Vista Equity Partners portfolio companies. Prior to VCG, Jimmy held leadership positions at a number of Vista Equity Partners portfolio companies, including Vice President of Professional Services at Vitera Healthcare Solutions. Before that, Jimmy served as VP Sales Operations and VP Customer Operations at P2 Energy Solutions, and spent 12 years at SourceNet Solutions where he held a variety of customer-facing senior positions. Jimmy began his career at Universal Computer Systems (now Reynolds and Reynolds) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He has a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in marketing from Texas A&M University and lives in Houston, Texas.

Nick Montgomery – Chief Research Officer

Nick Montgomery is an education data scientist and entrepreneur, with a background in computer science and education research, who brings a wide breadth of experience and superb analytical and translation skills. Nick directs the research agenda for PeopleAdmin, along with the translation of best-in-class instruments to our revolutionary platform. Previously he worked for TeacherMatch. Prior to that, he directed and scaled UChicago Impact — an organization providing nationwide school improvement data tools built from high-end research to over 4,000 schools nationwide. Nick holds an M.A. in education research at the University of Michigan, and B.A. in Computer Science from Brown University. Nick cultivated his research expertise at the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.

Chris Berry

Chris Berry – Vice President of Development and Operations

As Vice President of Development and Operations of PeopleAdmin, Chris Berry is responsible for the development of PeopleAdmin’s market-leading solutions to enable customers to realize value and meet their talent management goals. Chris is passionate about technology and brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry to the team. Before joining PeopleAdmin, Chris served as Vice President of Engineering at Accruent where she was responsible for the company’s research and development efforts. Prior to that, Berry was Vice President of Software Engineering at SirsiDynix, the leading provider of software solutions to the library industry where she was responsible for all engineering and product development efforts. Prior to joining SirsiDynix, she served as a consultant to General Dynamics on an Army Battle Command System contract in Huntsville, Alabama, and as a project lead for RedPoint Network Systems in Dallas, Texas. Chris also served in the United States Air Force as a computer engineer, spending four years at the Military Personnel Center (Randolph AFB) and four years in Wichita Falls at Sheppard AFB, building computer-based training. Chris graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Chris Walsh – Senior Vice President, Sales

Chris leads PeopleAdmin’s Sales, Sales Operation and Go to Market teams. Chris has over 15 years of experience building and developing high performing sales teams focused on helping their clients realize the value of their technology investment.  Chris joins PeopleAdmin from another Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, Bullhorn, a provider of SaaS CRM solutions, where he successfully led their North American team for the last 2.5 years during which time Bullhorn achieved record growth, revenue and customer satisfaction levels. Prior to joining Bullhorn, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales for PTC, where he built and led large enterprise teams focused on the Fortune 500 and a customer base that generated $200 million of annual recurring revenue. Before joining PTC, Chris held several sales and product management positions at Abbott Diagnostics. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia.

Ron Huberman – Senior Advisor

As Senior Advisor, Ron Huberman’s passion for empowering educators focuses his talents on building the most innovative, data-informed solutions in the marketplace today. As co-founder of TeacherMatch, he brings a unique and unmatched perspective to advancing teacher and faculty effectiveness and increasing student achievement. He served as CEO and Superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools system, initiating sweeping reforms, including online assessments of all students, new accountability measures, and a first-of-its-kind student safety plan. Ron began his 16-year career in Chicago city government as a police officer, eventually focusing on education. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his MBA from the Booth School at the University of Chicago, along with a Master’s in Social Service Administration, where he was both an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow.

Mike O’Donnell – Vice President, People and Places

Mike has 17 years of human resources experience and is responsible for PeopleAdmin’s recruiting, HR operations, learning and development, and administration departments across all the company’s offices. He has held numerous HR leadership roles in various companies, including Blue Health Intelligence and American Airlines/US Airways, where he served as a director of HR. Mike received a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, and he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.