Rick is a founder of SharpSpring and CEO of the group. He started with the goal of bringing marketing analytics and automation tools to small and medium businesses on an affordable and easy-to-use SaaS platform. Rick has 12 years of executive management experience in the technology sector, holding positions such as president, CEO, general manager, and board positions at several successful Internet security companies such as AVG. Rick now seeks to transform the digital marketing technology sector by offering an innovative, easy-to-use digital marketing solution to customers around the world.
An experienced executive in leading and growing technology-based businesses, Huey has managed aggressive and innovative management teams during his 30-year career. Currently, Huey is CEO of Capture Higher Ed, an industry-leading technology firm that helps educational institutions meet their enrollment goals. Prior to that, Huey was COO of The Learning House, Inc., where he was instrumental in tripling the size of the company in three years. Mr. Huey received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Miami University and an MBA from Emory University.
Davis is an experienced corporate executive with a career spanning more than 30 years in the technology sector, most notably with global organizations like Microsoft, IBM and Tata Consulting. She currently serves on the advisory board of DataOceans and as a director of Youth Villages. Davis spent over a decade at Microsoft culminating in her role as Vice President of U.S. Dynamic Sales. In that position, she oversaw approximately 400 sales, marketing, technical and customer success professionals and helped define the marketing/sales motion strategy for Microsoft’s Dynamics Customer relationship management (CRM) Cloud and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products and services.
Over the past fifteen years, David Buckel has served as Chief Financial Officer for public and private companies in the IT, software, service, healthcare, Internet and technology industries, ranging from startup ventures, consolidations, turnaround situations and leading fast growing profit driven corporations. His extensive experience spans SEC reporting companies, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, deal structure and investor presentations. He has recently served on the board of directors of SouthPeak Gaming (public company) and Racemi Inc., as the audit committee chair. Mr. Buckel received his MBA from Syracuse University and a BS from Canisius College; and is a Certified Management Accountant with National Certification.
Scott brings nearly two decades of investment management knowledge as well as significant operating experience to the SharpSpring board. Since 2011, he has served as the Founder and Managing Member of MVM Funds, an investment management firm that oversees multiple funds and limited partnerships, including Greenhaven Road Capital Fund 1, Greenhaven Road Capital Fund 2, and Greenhaven Road Capital Offshore LP. Scott also currently serves on the board of Acelero Learning, an education company that he cofounded and served as the Chief Financial Officer. Acelero, has grown to over 1,400 employees. Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA degree from Stanford University.