Founded by business people that happen to be developers, our team works with respect and integrity – not always doing what is most profitable – willing to argue for what is right – always in the best interest of our clients. We believe your success and ours comes from doing the right thing.
Jeff has spent over 20 years in sales, marketing and company-building. His expertise spans consulting, information technology, and the telecom industry — all of which led to the founding of DataServ in 1994. Although the term had not been developed yet, DataServ was the first Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of document and process automation. Jeff has successfully led the company through many growth phases and at least two recessions. He is also former Board President of the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, which is focused on eliminating the time kids spend in foster care by quickly finding them homes.
Kathi is Partner, co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer. As a dual major in Accounting and IT and experience in software development, her unique skill set, deep financial expertise and 15 years of leadership shape our product vision. Her responsibilities include not only the Finance, Product and Development teams, but also the Legal, Human Resources and Digital Mailroom functions. In her product development role, she built an amazing development team and process, inspired our Simple philosophy, invented AutoVouch™ and IPM™ as well as established pricing and contract processes. Prior to DataServ, Kathi spent 10 years in public accounting at Deloitte. In her progressively more responsible roles within the Audit practice, she served several Fortune 500 clients and she gained an in-depth understanding of a variety of accounts payable, accounts receivable and human resource transaction cycles and document flows as well as compliance and audit requirements. Her passion, integrity and fairness have led DataServ to strong profitability, excellent long-term client relationships and a strong team, which is our most valuable asset. She recently served a six-year Governing Board term with the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition and currently serves on the Marketing committee of St. Michael’s School. Kathi loves cooking and entertaining for friends and family, supporting children’s charities and is very artistic.
Julie has 20+ years dedicated to technology and helping clients improve business processes. Most of that time has been focused in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) industry and leading Professional Services teams. Julie was previously at KnowledgeLake as the VP of Professional Services and most recently assisted RecordLion, a local SaaS company, in building the processes for their Services team. She has a Computer Information System degree from Missouri State University and an MBA from Washington University. Julie also has a passion for teaching and is an adjunct faculty member at St. Louis University. Julie is a St. Louis native and enjoys spending time with her family and enjoys hiking and mountain biking.
Drew brings more than 20 years of supply chain technology experience in addition to vast technical knowledge, he offers business savvy and a strong history of leading teams of IT professionals to ensure technology investments keep pace with a company's ever-evolving operational needs. Drew served for 20 years in various IT roles at Monsanto in St. Louis. Drew has managed projects in excess of $20 million and has earned industry awards, including AgGateway's Ron Storms Memorial Award for lifetime contribution to electronic commerce in the agri-business industry. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, he holds a Master of Business Administration and degrees in computer science, electrical engineering, and systems engineering. When he’s not spending time with his wife, four children and dogs, Drew enjoys rehabbing houses and traveling.
Tom brings his passion for understanding the marketplace, connecting with buyers, and collaborating with client teams to his Marketing role at DataServ. With over 20 years of experience in a B2B environment, Tom is well-versed in digital marketing, demand generation, brand, public relations, and market research disciplines. His prior work at Equifax and Maritz developed his expertise in financial services and human resources markets. Tom brings a unique combination of creative and analytical thinking to his role which are vital to developing effective marketing and communications programs that demonstrate DataServ value. Tom has a Marketing degree with an Accounting minor from Missouri State University and a MBA from St. Louis University. Subscribing to a ‘life is good’ outlook, Tom loves keeping up with his two children, traveling, and all things outdoors.
John Paul is focused on ensuring that the system functions correctly and that our clients are fully confident in their knowledge of using the DataServ platform. When an issue is found it’s his job to fix it or coordinate internal resources to get resolve. He plays bass in two bands around St Louis, loves to cook and also enjoys dancing.
Kristin's focus is on facilitating successful client migrations. She possesses expert knowledge of software initializations, requirement analysis, end-user training/support and testing techniques. She resides in St. Louis with her husband and two daughters.
Chris is in charge of our Client relationship department. She began her career as a developer, moved into customer technical support, and then went into technical support management of ERP SaaS solutions. She is a world-traveler and has lived in many European countries.
Jamey brings over 13 years of IT analysis, development and consulting experience to DataServ and works to refine our solutions as Product Manager. She is proud to have completed over 80 project initializations for our new and existing clients during her career.
With a mission to “change the world, one document at a time,” Marquie joined DataServ in 2007 and serves as a Document Solution Specialist. Marquie trouble shoots Tier 2 issues to help drive resolutions for clients. He enjoys Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Boxing, Tae Kwon Do, DeeJaying, and feeding puppies.
Amy manages our Digital Mailroom. She has worked in all areas of the department and fully understands what is required to provide clients fast, accurate data capture while processing literally millions of documents each month.
Ryan joined the DataServ team in 2013 and is responsible for designing, configuring, and managing project initializations. He brings a practical approach to the team, bridging business problems with IT solutions. He is a native St. Louisan and resides in South City.
Rob serves as a project manager and guides clients through the initialization process working as a bridge between Account Management and Client Success teams at DataServ.
Tammi is a seasoned sales professional with proven ability to sell software to C-level and director-level executives along with executing sales activities to sell perpetual and SaaS software solutions. Tammi loves to travel, and travels to Naples, Florida a few times a year with her family.
Laura serves our clients as Client Success Account Manager. She is a dedicated corporate training professional with a diverse skill set including client relationship management, instructional design and video production. She loves spending time with loved ones and has a dog named Charley. A movie buff, she also likes to get outside for hiking and running.
Tiffany has been successfully selling in the information technology and services industry for over 15 years, with an emphasis on leading clients to effective SaaS solutions. She is known to be a bookworm and a coffee fanatic.
Tony designs, configures, and provides project management and guidance to DataServ clients through initializations of DataServ’s solution sets. He enjoys playing sports, spending time outdoors, world travel, and spending time with his family and dog, Stella.
In his role of Business Development Representative, Kris is tasked with the job of helping DataServ grow. He’s often one of the first voices our potential clients hear. In his off time, he enjoys reading, and arguing about hockey and basketball.
Dena brings a wealth of experience and is often the first point of contact with DataServ’s people and solutions. She has the innate ability to help prospective clients identify their unmet needs and desires, assisting with prioritizing internal process improvement initiatives and strategizing for premium efficiency and productivity gains.
Paula is involved in the strategic initialization of talent management, development of company policies, and driving company culture. She oversees company benefits and compensation plans and ensures we are compliant with state and federal laws. On her personal time, she road bikes, walks, and binge watches Netflix.
Gary is a senior level enterprise sales professional who deeply understands and communicates the value proposition of innovative, new technology solutions. Gary loves the great outdoors—from golf to skiing, you can find him behind the grill most summer evenings.
Chris is on the frontlines with our clients working directly with them to coordinate internal resources to ensure that any support issues are resolved quickly. He possesses outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills and is adept at creating efficiencies. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and golf.