Co-Founder and CEO
Andy has been dubbed a “technology guru” for his innovative thinking and uncanny ability to simplify complex processes and build a vision of tomorrow - today. As the founder and CTO of Perimeter eSecurity, a role he held for 10 years, Andy invented security in the cloud and pioneered it as a service industry. His experience at Perimeter gave him insight to the compliance burden that community financial institutions face, and inspired him to develop a solution to solve this growing problem. As the founder and CEO of Continuity Control, Andy has applied his passion for technology and constructed an award-winning solution to simplify the work of compliance. Andy is currently the President of Gnostic Ventures, a company that advises on security investments, speaks on SaaS and the creation of value, and invests in SaaS companies. He studied philosophy and linguistics at UMass Amherst and is an Entrepreneur Partner at CTech.
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
In his career as a banker, Jim has served as the CEO of Business IQ, President of the MBA Consulting Group and CTO for the Minnesota Bankers Association. Further, Jim’s experience includes time spent as a bank CFO, CIO and as an instructor at the Graduate School of Banking, Colorado and Wisconsin. With more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, Jim brings his insider’s perspective to the challenge of reducing the compliance burden. His intimate industry knowledge makes him a key part to the success of Continuity Control as our Chief Banker-in-Residence. A broad banking background gives Jim profound insight to the banker’s mindset which has been paramount in keeping Continuity Control in sync with the needs of financial institutions. Jim speaks and educates about banking operations at numerous banking programs. He holds a B.S. in Economics from U of M - Minneapolis and a degree from the Graduate School of Banking, UW-Madison.
Joel’s experience spans over 8 years in software architecture. Before joining Continuity Control, he was a Sr. Product Architect at Perimeter eSecurity. While at Perimeter, Joel designed and administered the Perimeter Email Gateway, and authored MailSafe, a transparent encrypted email solution. In his role as the SVP of Technology, Joel has led a team of developers through the development and implementation of Continuity Control and its primary infrastructure. Further, he has introduced fully automated systems to integrate operations, including a migration to the Ruby on Rails platform. Joel’s wealth of knowledge and understanding of complex algorithms and coding gives the company a core advantage which guarantees superior performance and security. An active Open Source advocate and contributor, Joel carries a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Chief Compliance Strategist
Pam is a distinguished regulatory expert with over 20 years of experience in compliance. In her career, Pam has served as a chief compliance officer, an educator and consultant for regional and national organizations, and as a Senior Examiner with the Federal Reserve. Her extensive knowledge of compliance, both as a consultant and an examiner, has made her an essential component to the success of Continuity Control as the Chief Compliance Strategist. Pam’s expertise enables her to swiftly decipher regulatory items, analyzing whether, and how, they pertain to each financial institution. Pam routinely speaks at banking conferences, symposia and compliance schools. Her insight and passion for the mission at hand are key to successfully guiding our Strategist team. She holds a B.S. from The Ohio State University, certifications from the American Institute of Banking and the Dearborn Financial Institute and has completed the rigorous Federal Reserve System Examiner Commissioning Program, equivalent to a banking M.B.A.
Chief Sales Officer
Dave’s broad sales experience spans over 20 years and includes positions held as account executive, executive sales manager, and most notably Senior Vice President at Fiserv, Inc. While at Fiserv, Dave developed and managed four sales forces and consistently exceeded his annual sales goals. His result-driven focus is on developing highly effective sales teams that implement successful tactics by driving advantageous product, pricing, and marketing strategy. Dave is celebrated as a dynamic leader with solid business acumen and the ability to train and motivate while focusing on building consensus internally, with prospects, clients and business partners. Dave is one of the primary driving forces behind Continuity Control and is recognized for his aptitude to form productive partnerships, orchestrate “C-level” sales and for his expertise in relationship management.