K. David Quackenbush
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Quackenbush brings extensive experience leading IT services organizations to Gimmal Group and has led organizations with revenues in excess of $100MM. His experience includes leading high-growth companies, building successful solutions and focused services in established companies. Prior to joining Gimmal, Mr. Quackenbush was the President of CPSG, a nationally recognized consulting firm focused on delivering high-quality consulting services within the Identity Management and ERP space. Prior to joining CPSG, Mr. Quackenbush held executive leadership positions with Comsys, Lante Corporation, Luminant Worldwide, Align Solutions and BSG. He began his career with Arthur Young (E&Y). In addition to leading and managing organizations, he has led merger and acquisition activity on both the sell and buy side of IT services companies. He is broadly experienced in the energy industry and has led energy-focused initiatives in the E&P, pipeline, energy services, utility and retail sectors. Mr. Quackenbush co-chairs the Emerging Technology Council of the Houston Technology Center.
Mr. Quackenbush graduated with a BS in Economics from Texas A&M University. He is involved in a variety of community service activities, including Child Advocates Board of Directors, Nottingham Civic Association Board of Directors, and a member of the Memorial Drive Methodist Church Board of Stewards.
Mr. Johnson is a seasoned enterprise IT leader, having held leadership positions at BMC Software, IBM Corporation, and Dell. Johnson has most recently served as CFO / COO of Personify, a leader in association management software and services for the enterprise member-centric market; Q2, a leading provider of virtual banking solutions to regional and community financial institutions; and SumTotal Systems, a Strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) software company where he helped lead the company’s global expansion.
Mr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University and a master’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Teed is a certified SharePoint Architect and a subject matter expert in the area of Enterprise Content and Records Management. He has over 25 years of experience in the information management and technology field. He has designed and implemented over thirty production ECRM systems and participated in the implementation of over 500 pilots/prototypes for strategic technology system implementations.
For the past 10 years, Mr. Teed has focused on Microsoft SharePoint for collaboration, content and record management. His work also includes experience with the architecture and implementation of SharePoint within the Enterprise including numerous complimentary technologies within the Microsoft ISV ecosystem.
Prior to Gimmal, Mr. Teed was a principal at a leading ECRM integrator and one of the early engineers at EMC/Documentum. Mr. Teed has a BS degree from the University of South Carolina.
Vice President of Engineering
Mr. Caplinger has been serving the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) industry in the creation, delivery, and support of enterprise content management software since 1995. Working as a consultant, software engineer and executive at multiple ECM companies, Mr. Caplinger has experience in delivering quality software products to a rapidly growing and changing industry. Prior to joining Gimmal LLC, Mr. Caplinger founded RecordLion and served as the President before being acquired by Gimmal. He also served as the CTO of KnowledgeLake, a company he co-founded, for 13 years, which he helped grow up to its acquisition by Fujitsu, one of the largest technology firms in the world.
Mr. Caplinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University. He enjoys working with the community in industry areas, previously serving on the board of the St. Louis Chapter of ARMA International, speaking at conferences and writing about technologies and trends in all types of information and records management. He was also a co-author of “SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Content Management,” a book to help administrators understand how to manage content in SharePoint through all phases of the information lifecycle.
Senior Vice President of Demand Generation
Ms. Wood is Senior Vice President of Demand Generation at Gimmal. She joined Gimmal in the first year of operation and has over 30 years of experience in software and system integration. Prior to Gimmal she worked in business development and leadership roles with several web development and system integration firms.
Cynthia began her career in the energy industry at Sun Oil (later Oryx) and Intergraph Corporation working with geographic information systems, document management and computer-aided drafting to support upstream exploration, production and natural gas transmission at a time when organizations were moving from paper to electronic systems.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Alsup has been a leader in Enterprise Content Management and Records Management for more than 30 years. He spent his early career with Accenture and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He was a co-founder of two successful Content Management companies, BSG Consulting, and Align Solutions, which went public as Luminant Worldwide. At both of these companies, Mr. Alsup led Content Management teams in the development of solutions for a wide variety of clients.
He is a graduate of Rice University and has an MBA from the University of Texas. He is a past Chair of the AIIM Emerging Technology Advisory Group (EmTAG). He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the AIIM International Board of Directors, as well as the Boards of several community and civic organizations. He was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner for 2008.
Vice President of Sales and Alliances
Mr. Bellis is Vice President of Sales and Alliances at Gimmal. Art brings 20 years of experience developing and marketing governance records solutions on the Microsoft platform. Art is recognized as an industry expert and has been regularly called upon by ARMA and AIIM to speak on issues related to technology and information management. Various academic programs including the University of British Columbia, University of Washington and Vancouver Community College have called on Art to lecture on records management issues and trends. Prior to joining Gimmal, Art was a founder and held various executive level positions with a leading governance and records software company in the SharePoint ecosystem, providing enterprise level records solutions to Fortune 500 companies.
Vice President of Administration
Ms. Stephenson has more than 17 years of experience in professional services, specializing in Resource Management and Operations with companies such as BSG Consulting, QED Solutions and Align Solutions, which went public as Luminant Worldwide.
Her experience includes resource staffing, professional development, compensation analysis and administration, benefits, recruiting, employee relations and facilities management. She also spent several years consulting in the Planning and Project Management areas with BSG and Lockheed Engineering and prior to that in the banking industry.
She holds a BS in Finance from the University of Houston and is active in several community organizations.
Ms. Bratic is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gimmal and has more than twenty-five years of experience as a corporate and technology lawyer, including almost twenty years as an in-house technology lawyer.
She was formerly the general counsel of Luminant Worldwide Corporation, a publicly-traded, Internet and systems integration consulting firm, and held similar positions with Align Solutions Corp. and BSG/Alliance IT, Inc., formerly BSG Consulting. She began her legal career at BakerBotts, where she was a corporate and securities lawyer. She was formerly a transportation planning consultant for Turner, Collie & Braden, working on mass transit and airport projects.
She received a JD from the University of Houston Law Center, an MS in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin.