Meet Our Team

Ken Benvenuto, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Chief Executive Officer

Ken Benvenuto

As CEO, Ken is focused on building a strong team with outstanding talent at all organizational levels that is aimed at delivering an exceptional customer experience. His expertise is in driving high growth for B2B SaaS companies, covering a broad range of market focus areas including payment processing, news and financial information services, business outsourcing, content licensing, workflow, and enterprise mobile apps. Prior to TeamDynamix, Ken operated as CEO at 2Checkout, Infotrieve (now part of Copyright Clearance Center), DTN, and Vertafore.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

Andrew Graf, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Chief Product Officer

Andrew Graf

Andrew is the Chief Product Officer for TeamDynamix. His passion lies in helping organizations thrive in an ever-changing environment. As a co-founder of TeamDynamix, Andrew is well versed in the common issues facing IT leaders in Education, Government, and Healthcare – as tech spend rises and needs for increased IT Maturity rise, he is able to help map out a way forward. Andrew believes that success comes when customers, team members, and the company are all aligned. In his role, he uses his insights to focus on customer lifecycle strategy; building a strategic product vision that will ensure customer success in both the short and long term. Andrew heads up the TDX Advisory Boards, CIO Council, and Focus Group Program. He also works closely with partners for strengthened integration and cooperative vision.

Andrew was previously a technology and business process consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting serving mid-market and Fortune 500 clients. Andrew graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Management Information Systems with a specialization in French from Ohio University.

Lucia Marchese, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Chief Marketing Officer

Lucia Marchese

Lucia Marchese is the Chief Marketing Officer of TeamDynamix. In this capacity, she leads market strategy and development helping to drive the company forward. She is responsible for overseeing key functions including go-to-market strategy, corporate communications, marketing, sales operations and partner management. Lucia is well versed in creating a bridge between marketing and sales that allows for high growth while also delivering value to the customer base.

Prior to joining TeamDynamix, she operated within the office of the CMO for SunGard / FIS where she held various positions including global brand management, demand generation, corporate communications and business line support. In these roles she fostered a culture of innovation and thought leadership, helping to drive awareness and demand across a diverse product portfolio. Lucia has over 20 years’ experience in B2B software marketing, supporting global sales organizations. Highlights include acquisition integration, SaaS migration, introduction of managed services, partnership programs and the creation of metric driven marketing organizations. Lucia holds certificates from Pragmatic Marketing and Sirius Decisions.

Lucia earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Castleton University.

Aaron Crane, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Vice President, Operations

Aaron Crane

Aaron Crane is the Vice President of Operations at TeamDynamix. He enjoys working with our customers to help simplify their workloads and help them make better decisions. He is focused on helping to elevate the role of IT in Higher Ed. Aaron oversees the full-service lifecycle from implementation to training and ongoing managed services. He has worked across a diverse set of schools including Miami University, Florida State, Boston College, University of Cincinnati, George Washington, Ohio State, Western Kentucky, and many others.

Aaron offers over 15 years’ experience in software service delivery including time spent at Astute Solutions, a SaaS provider of Consumer Center Software where he worked with large global enterprises such as British Airways, McDonald’s and Levi Strauss & Co. He has also been a consultant within the Advanced Technology Group at Arthur Andersen, specializing in Telecommunications and Networking.

Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with an MIS concentration from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Vice President, Sales

David Geiger

David Geiger is the VP of Sales at TeamDynamix. David specializes in building and leading high-velocity, customer-focused, sales teams to achieve rapid growth. David heads up the company’s new customer acquisition efforts with Higher Education, K-12, and State and Local Government.

Prior to joining TeamDynamix, David built scalable customer acquisition processes, grew sales pipelines, and generated profitable revenue streams at SaaS enterprise technology software, startup, and Fortune 500 companies, including Pfizer Pharmaceutical and Black & Decker.

David holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business in Columbus, OH.

Stephen Smeyak, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Smeyak

Stephen Smeyak is the Chief Financial Officer at TeamDynamix. He is responsible for strategic planning, financial reporting, and accounting operations.

Stephen has spent over twelve years guiding high growth technology companies. Most recently, Stephen was a member of the executive leadership team at PartsSource, a provider of e-procurement solutions for healthcare providers, where his responsibilities included strategy, financial reporting, and analytics. Prior to PartsSource, Stephen spent five years advising technology & services companies as part of the investment banking team at Wachovia Securities. Stephen’s background also includes four years of software consulting experience with Citrix Systems.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jen Troy, Leadership at TeamDynamix
AVP, Human Resources

Jen Troy

Jen Troy is the AVP of Human Resources at TeamDynamix. Her specialty is talent acquisition, retention and performance management. In this capacity, she works closely with the rest of the TeamDynamix leadership team to guide the organization in the areas of team development, recruitment, and organizational design – particularly during a high growth period.

Jen brings over 13 years’ experience in human resources with more than 5 at a senior level. She is an active member in HRACO, the Human Resource Association of Central Ohio, and is credentialed as a Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s oldest HR association – where she is also an active member.

Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with minors in Religious Studies and History and a concentration in German from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND.

Greg Newman, Leadership at TeamDynamix
AVP, Client Sales

Greg Newman

Greg Newman is the AVP of Client Sales at TeamDynamix. Greg’s background is growing client-focused sales teams in SaaS education technology. Greg heads up the company’s existing customer growth. His favorite part of the job is working directly with customers, and helping them better fulfill their mission.

Prior to joining TeamDynamix, Greg led customer success and sales teams at Blackboard, and Instructure, where he partnered with educational institutions, corporations, and government clients.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Chris Neiger, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Director, Engineering – Work Management

Chris Neiger

As the Director of Engineering – Work Management & Infrastructure for TeamDynamix, Chris drives the strategy and tactical execution behind the core solution stack and architecture. He leads a group of software engineers responsible for medium-long term product expansion and SaaS platform growth. Employing a mix of both agile and more traditional project management tactics, the team leverages technology from Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and others to support a rapidly expanding customer base. Chris fosters a knowledge-creating environment where inventing and innovating is not a specialized activity; it is a way of living in which everyone is a knowledge worker and shares. He embraces this philosophy as a mechanism to deliver easy to use, easy to own, and easy to operate solutions. His team focuses on usability and engagement as clear drivers for strategic direction. Chris offers over 10 years’ experience in service and customer relationship management markets.

He holds a BSE in Computer Engineering and a Masters in Engineering and Management from Case Western Reserve University.

Fred Pandolfi, Leadership at TeamDynamix
Director, Engineering – Process Automation

Fred Pandolfi

Fred Pandolfi, Director of Engineering – Process Automation, oversees engineering for emerging technology at TeamDynamix. He is a seasoned technology professional with over 27 years of broad-based experience in a variety of industries, with a proven track record of delivering aggressive projects on-time and within budget: extensive experience building and re-engineering high-availability, high-performance, scalable systems.

Areas of specialty include SaaS, web services, web applications, enterprise architecture, systems integration, end-to-end software design & development. Fred has held senior technology leadership roles at 2Checkout, CCC, Infotrieve, Scientia Technologies, and Vertafone.

Fred has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Penn State University.

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