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The Leadership behind our vision

LogicSource is owned and operated by our employees and partners who conceived and developed our solution from the ground up to deliver our promise. We are a group of experienced global business veterans who have come together to radically change the way our clients spend their money.

Executive Leadership

David Pennino

David Pennino

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

David Pennino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of LogicSource as well as a founding partner of the firm.

David Pennino

David Pennino

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

David Pennino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of LogicSource as well as a founding partner of the firm. Given the strength of the team he has built around him, David focuses all of his efforts on three imperatives: 1) Corporate Strategy including category and footprint expansion; 2) Product and Service Marketing and Positioning; and, 3) Client Service and New Client Acquisition.

Prior to LogicSource, David worked for Williams Lea, where he was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategic Solutions and helped launch their North American Procurement Outsourcing business.

David has over 19 years experience in the Services and Outsourcing industry including roles as a senior executive at Gartner Inc. and Scient Corporation. David received a BA from Franklin & Marshall College.

John Pavia

John Pavia

Managing Partner, Chief Growth Officer

John Pavia is Managing Partner and Chief Growth Officer, responsible for the company’s business development and acquisition strategy

John Pavia

John Pavia

Managing Partner, Chief Growth Officer

John Pavia is a Managing Partner and the company’s Chief Growth Officer. He is focused on strategic growth, driving revenue, and business development. Prior to joining LogicSource Mr. Pavia was the Executive Vice President of Business & Corporate Development at FM Facility Maintenance where he helped grow that company into the largest privately held maintenance provider in the North America. Prior to FM, Mr. Pavia was part of the management group that acquired Moore Corporation and then executed a roll-up strategy that ultimately led to the takeover of RR Donnelley & Sons in 2005. In the span of five years the team grew the business from $500 million in top-line sales to $7.5 billion, creating the world's largest commercial printing company.

Mr. Pavia started out his career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York, and later was a partner at the law firm of Levy & Droney. He left private practice to become General Counsel of Huon Corporation, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company based in London and Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Pavia was an early investor in BeenVerified.com, and HEI Hospitality, a leading hospitality enterprise that owns and manages premiere hotels throughout the U.S. including the W Hollywood. He has served on several public and private Boards, and currently sits as a director on the Boards of Spotlight Parking, OneWayLimo, and Connecticut Innovations where he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Nicole Heim

Nicole Heim

Executive Vice President, Finance

Niki Heim is Executive Vice President Finance at LogicSource where she is responsible for financial and accounting operations of the company.

Nicole Heim

Nicole Heim

Executive Vice President, Finance

Niki Heim joined LogicSource in July 2014 as Sr VP, Finance, where she is responsible for the accounting operations of the company.

Prior to joining LogicSource, Niki was the Controller at Title Nine Sports, a women’s activewear company. She began her career by gaining four years of experience in public accounting where she worked on various industries including small business, government entities, and financial institutions. Additionally, as a Senior Analyst in the Risk Management team at a financial institution, Niki was responsible for leading the Sarbanes-Oxley audit, performing risk assessments, and she provided consultation on risk mitigation strategies and controls.

Niki received a BS in Accounting from Siena College.

Jo Seed

Jo Seed

Chief Operating Officer

Jo Seed is Chief Operating Officer at LogicSource. Jo is responsible for the vision, strategy and operational execution for all shared…

Jo Seed

Jo Seed

Chief Operating Officer

Jo Seed is Chief Operating Officer at LogicSource. Jo is responsible for the vision, strategy and operational execution for all shared services, technology and client-site teams to ensure cross-functional service delivery for all of LogicSource’s current and prospective clients.

Jo has over 20 years’ experience in strategy and operations consulting, business transformation, technology solutioning and change management across North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, the UK and Europe. Jo has successfully delivered numerous outsourcing, technology and business services solutions with global, regional and market-specific objectives to some of the world’s largest and most recognized brands.

Prior to joining LogicSource, Jo held a range of business development and consulting positions in both the US and Europe, working on major services engagements with Fortune 50 clients across the Retail, CPG, Financial Services, Pharmaceutical and Publishing industries.

Jo has a BA Hons. in Psychology from the University of Reading in the UK.

John DeMattia

John DeMattia

Managing Director, Strategic Sourcing

As Managing Director, Strategic Sourcing, John is responsible for leading the Strategic Sourcing Center (SSC) at LogicSource.

John DeMattia

John DeMattia

Managing Director, Strategic Sourcing

With over 30 years management experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management, John is responsible for leading the Strategic Sourcing Center (SSC) at LogicSource. He is passionate about building relationships with internal clients and suppliers; delivering solutions that balance value, risk, and cost.

Before joining LogicSource, John held the role of Global Head of IT Vendor Management at S&P Global. Prior to that, he was the Chief Procurement Officer for Thomson Reuters and Morgan Stanley and has led a consulting practice focused on the delivery and implementation of internet sourcing and procurement solutions. John has developed and managed multiple strategic sourcing and procurement teams and has led enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems design and implementation projects. John’s experience includes having worked for Coca-Cola, Fort James, Nabisco, and Credit Suisse.

John received his B.A. from William Paterson University and his M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut. He lives in Connecticut with his family and is based in the Norwalk, CT office.

Michael Braunschweiger

Michael Braunschweiger

Managing Partner, Chief Procurement Officer

Michael Braunschweiger is Managing Partner and Chief Procurement Officer at LogicSource. Michael is responsible for all aspects of our strategic sourcing…

Michael Braunschweiger

Michael Braunschweiger

Managing Partner, Chief Procurement Officer

Michael Braunschweiger is Managing Partner and Chief Procurement Officer at LogicSource. Michael is responsible for all aspects of our strategic sourcing initiatives and the LogicSource supplier ecosystem.

Michael has more than 25 years of experience as a change catalyst for value and growth with a variety of companies including The Reader’s Digest Association, Novitex Enterprise Solutions and Joshua Morris Publishing. A recognized business process and savings expert, Michael understands how to lead teams and partners through critical change management initiatives and build strong supplier coalitions based on collaboration, transparency and trust.

Prior to joining LogicSource as an original team member, Michael held a range of executive operations positions, leading diverse global teams and strategic partners to strong results through successful business process redesign initiatives and strategic supplier alliances, to maximize value and savings potential.

Michael graduated with honors from the Institute of Dental Technology in Zurich, Switzerland.

Sam Vail

Sam Vail

Managing Partner, Growth

Leading the Growth team, Sam owns our demand creation, sales execution and client acquisition experience focused on processes, tools and teams…

Sam Vail

Sam Vail

Managing Partner, Growth

Sam Vail is a Managing Partner and is accountable for all facets of our Growth. Sam owns our demand creation, sales execution and client acquisition experience focused on processes, tools and teams to drive the quality and optimization throughout the client acquisition experience. Sam has over 25 years of global experience in senior leadership positions in professional services, private equity and information technology businesses.

Prior to joining LogicSource in 2012, Sam was a Partner at ISG the global leader for sourcing consulting, advisory, data and governance where he led the practice dedicated to working with Private Equity firms and their portfolio companies which became the fastest growing vertical at ISG. Before ISG, Sam spent ten years in private equity as an Operating Partner at Kidd and Company and Spencer Trask focused on top line growth and operating value improvement for over twenty middle market businesses. At Gartner Group he was Group Vice President and built Gartner’s Worldwide Strategic Account organization making significant contributions to this hyper-growth period in the company’s history as the IT research and advisory global leader grew at a 25% CAGR over an eight year period.

Sam received his BA in History from Franklin & Marshall College.

Jelena Brown

Jelena Brown

Chief Talent Officer

As Chief Talent Officer, Jelena Brown is responsible for aligning talent strategy with the business strategy to help ensure continuous growth…

Jelena Brown

Jelena Brown

Chief Talent Officer

Jelena Brown is the Chief Talent Officer of LogicSource. She drives implementation of strategic talent initiatives focused on acquiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled talent workforce. In addition to recruiting top talent, she focuses on developing learning-and-development programs to support career progression, performance management and succession planning.
Prior to joining LogicSource, Jelena held various leadership positions at Deloitte, LLP.  She started her career in consulting where she focused on implementing change management and training strategies for global technology implementations. In addition, she led major initiatives focused on building and implementing Deloitte’s new go-to-market services. In her most recent role at Deloitte, Jelena was responsible for building talent development in one of Deloitte’s most complex business functions. In that capacity she led the design, development, and deployment of key Talent initiatives such as onboarding, training, coaching and mentoring and performance management.  
Jelena received a BA from the University of Texas, Austin and a MA from Purdue University with a focus on Organizational Communications and Business.

Craig Garno

Craig Garno

Chief Technology Officer

Craig Garno is Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for the growth of LogicSource’s software solutions business and for delivering innovative…

Craig Garno

Craig Garno

Chief Technology Officer

Craig Garno is Chief Technology Officer, responsible for corporate information technology, security and delivering innovative technology solutions that drive process efficiencies and savings for the company's clients. He is the principal architect for the company’s OneMarket(R) technology platform.
  
Prior to joining LogicSource, Craig was a co-founder and General Manager and Vice President of Technology for Cirqit. At Cirqit, he architected their industry-leading procurement technology platform. He oversaw Product Management, Software Engineering, and IT Operations. Additionally, he was instrumental in new client acquisition and partnership development. His tenure culminated in the successful acquisition of Cirqit's technology platform and client-base into LogicSource.

Prior to Cirqit, Craig was Vice President of Technology for the L.P. Thebault Company. Here, Craig architected an Internet-based prototype for automating print procurement workflow, which led to the formation of Cirqit.

Craig has over 25 years experience developing software technology for workflow, manufacturing and business solutions within manufacturing and services industries. He holds a BS degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Robin Biasotti

Robin Biasotti

Managing Partner, Legal

Robin joined the LogicSource team in 2017. She oversees all legal matters for the company including contract drafting and negotiation,…

Robin Biasotti

Robin Biasotti

Managing Partner, Legal

Robin joined the LogicSource team in 2017. She oversees all legal matters for the company including contract drafting and negotiation, litigation matters, and risk management. Robin also provides overall legal strategic counsel.

Prior to joining LogicSource, Robin practiced law in Greenwich, Connecticut. There she acted as lead litigation counsel on complex civil matters, requiring an understanding of contract, tax, employment, criminal, trust & estate, business, and real estate law.

Robin graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and earned her J.D. from the University of Dayton. She has also served in leadership roles on several not-for-profit boards.

Kurt Kostur

Kurt Kostur

Managing Partner, Client Services

Kurt Kostur is a Managing Partner and leads LogicSource’s Customer Relationship Management. Kurt is accountable for our most important asset,…

Kurt Kostur

Kurt Kostur

Managing Partner, Client Services

Kurt Kostur is a Managing Partner and leads LogicSource's Customer Relationship Management. Kurt is accountable for our most important asset, our Clients, and owns the LogicSource/Client relationship experience focusing on service delivery, loyalty and referenceablity. As a past LogicSource client and advisory board member, Kurt is in a unique position to lead our client services team in delivering exceptional value for our partners. Kurt has over 30 years of combined experience as a client, engaging with professional services companies, as well as serving in professional services roles.

Before joining the company, Kurt served in senior level marketing roles with major brands such as Ashley HomeStores, HSN (Home Shopping Network), Universal, Paramount, and Bank of America. Kurt began his career in client services with DDB Chicago on brands such as Anheuser-Busch and General Mills.

Kurt received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bethany College in Bethany, WV.

Bruce Walton

Bruce Walton

Managing Partner, Solutions

Bruce Walton is Managing Partner, Client Solutions at LogicSource and plays a lead role in working with clients to design solutions…

Bruce Walton

Bruce Walton

Managing Partner, Solutions

Bruce Walton is Managing Partner, Client Solutions at LogicSource and plays a lead role on the team that drives all aspects of consultative engagement with clients to determine requirements and design a solution that best matches our clients’ needs with LogicSource capabilities. The Client Solutions team manages the up-front data gathering, technology design, operations and financial analysis, business case development, contractual negotiations and customer relationships until an agreement is executed and the services can be transitioned to our Client Operations team.

Bruce brings 20 years of experience to his role with LogicSource, including senior executive positions managing solutions and services organizations within Procurian and Emptoris. Immediately prior to joining LogicSource, Bruce worked for Accenture, where he was a long-time Managing Director in the company’s supply chain strategy practice, focusing on the sourcing and procurement space where he led dozens of large, global organizations to significant improvements in their procurement process, technology and organizational capabilities.

Bruce received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University and MBA from Wharton School of Business.

Chris Maher

Chris Maher

Managing Partner, Business Development

Chris Maher is Managing Partner, Business Development at LogicSource. Chris is responsible for company communications, marketing and lead generation initiatives.

Chris Maher

Chris Maher

Managing Partner, Business Development

Chris Maher is Managing Partner, Business Development at LogicSource. Chris is responsible for company communications, marketing and lead generation initiatives.

Chris has more than 30 years experience in marketing strategy, advertising, promotion, shopper marketing and digital marketing. He has worked with top CPG companies, helped launch and build agencies in the US, lead a global agency roll-up within a holding company network and launched and built a BPO company in the US and India.

Prior to joining LogicSource Chris was the CEO of Marketing Drive Worldwide (a division of IPG) where he won global awards for innovation and organic growth. Chris also served as a partner in at MGR, as founder and CEO of GreenLight and as founder and partner at Convergence Marketing.

Chris started his career at Procter & Gamble and Kraft Foods where he held various positions in marketing and sales.

Chris holds a BA in Marketing from Boston College and has served on the board of A Better Chance.

Board of Directors

Randy Christofferson

Randy Christofferson

Chairman

Randy Christofferson is currently the Chairman of LogicSource and the Managing Director of MIOGA Ventures with extensive and successful experience in…

Randy Christofferson

Randy Christofferson

Chairman

Randy Christofferson is currently the Chairman of LogicSource and the Managing Director of MIOGA Ventures. Randy is a senior executive with extensive and successful experience in financial services, business process outsourcing, technology, and consumer marketing businesses. Randy has worked closely with a variety of Private Equity firms in both advisory roles and on over a dozen corporate boards. Previously, Randy was the CEO of Sky Business Capital, the Chairman of iQor, the CEO of Walker Digital, the Chairman of Starcite, and the President of First USA—which was then the largest issuer of Visa credit cards in the world. Prior to First USA, he served as President of American Express Relationship Services and led an operating group of five businesses and as the EVP of Quality and Reengineering, where he managed reengineering initiatives yielding more than $1.7B in annual profit improvement. Prior to American Express, Randy was a Partner with Bain and Company and a Development Engineer with Procter and Gamble.

Randy holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA from Harvard.

David Pennino

David Pennino

Director

As Founding Partner, David focuses all of his efforts on three imperatives: Corporate Strategy, Product and Service Marketing and Positioning and…

David Pennino

David Pennino

Director

David Pennino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of LogicSource as well as a founding partner of the firm. Given the strength of the team he has built around him, David focuses all of his efforts on three imperatives: 1) Corporate Strategy including category and footprint expansion; 2) Product and Service Marketing and Positioning; and, 3) Client Service and New Client Acquisition.

Prior to LogicSource, David worked for Williams Lea, where he was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategic Solutions and helped launch their North American Procurement Outsourcing business.

David has over 19 years experience in the Services and Outsourcing industry including roles as a senior executive at Gartner Inc. and Scient Corporation. David received a BA from Franklin & Marshall College.

Mike Krupka

Mike Krupka

Director

Mike has been at Bain Capital since 1991 and has invested in numerous companies, from start-up through $1B in revenue, across…

Mike Krupka

Mike Krupka

Director

Mike Krupka joined Bain Capital in 1991. Mike is a Managing Director of Bain Capital Ventures. Prior to Bain Capital Ventures, Mike was a Managing Director with the Private Equity Group of Bain Capital, during which time he focused his investing activities on technology and technology-driven companies, including software, hardware, database and telecommunication services. Earlier at Bain Capital, Mike was part of Information Partners, a fund focused on early-stage information technology investing. He has also served in several operating roles as President of a $110 M revenue software company and CFO of a $70 M revenue services company. Prior to Bain Capital, Mike was a consultant with Bain & Company.

In addition to his firm and portfolio company responsibilities, Mike also serves on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Boston.

Mike has a BA in Chemistry from Dartmouth College.

Jeffrey Stiefler

Jeffrey Stiefler

Director

Chairman, Logic Source Advisory Board; Chairman, Vantiv; Former President, American Express; Former Chairman, President, CEO, Digital Insight.

Jeffrey Stiefler

Jeffrey Stiefler

Director

Chairman, Logic Source Advisory Board; Chairman, Vantiv; Former President, American Express; Former Chairman, President, CEO, Digital Insight

Jeff was Logic Source’s Chairman from the Company’s founding in 2009 through the end of 2016 and is currently chairman of our Advisory Board. Jeff currently serves as Chairman of Vantiv, a $14 billion publicly-traded payment processing company. He was formerly President of American Express and Chairman, President, CEO of Digital Insight from 2003 until the Company’s sale to Intuit in 2007, and has served on many public and private company boards. He brings to Logic Source more than 40 years of experience building service businesses in a variety of industries, leading corporate boards , and helping develop CEOs and their leadership teams.

Jeff graduated from Williams College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He lives with his wife, Suzanne, in Rancho Santa Fe, California. They have 6 children and a semi-housebroken small dog.

Robert Howe

Robert Howe

Director

Robert Howe is a Managing Partner at Highnote Ventures and is also the Chairman of Montgomery Goodwin Investments LLC, a private…

Robert Howe

Robert Howe

Director

Robert Howe is a Managing Partner at Highnote Ventures and is also the Chairman of Montgomery Goodwin Investments LLC, a private investment and consulting firm.

Prior to Montgomery Goodwin Investments, Bob served as Chairman of Scient Inc, a provider of integrated e-business strategy and technology services. He also served as Scient’s Chief Executive Officer from 1998 until 2000.

From 1991 until 1998 Bob worked for IBM. His last assignment was as its General Manager of its global banking, financial and securities business. Prior to that Bob founded the IBM Consulting Group, the largest consulting business in the world. From 1976 until 1991 Bob served in various consulting positions with Booz Allen Hamilton, including Senior Vice President, on the board of directors for nine years, and the leader of the commercial systems and financial services practices.

Bob is Chairman of Globoforce, a SaaS company focused in the Human Capital Management market and a Director of Symphony Services a global information technology services firm.

Bob has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from SMU.

Advisory Board

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John Malfettone

John Malfettone is a recently retired Senior Managing Director for Clayton Dubilier & Rice, where he was responsible for all procurement…

John Malfettone

John Malfettone

John Malfettone joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in January of 2019. John is a recently retired Senior Managing Director for Clayton Dubilier & Rice, where he was responsible for all procurement initiatives in the CD&R portfolio which included companies in the retail/consumer, industrial, health care, and services industries.

John is an experienced C-Level executive having worked in a variety of leadership roles including CFO, COO, CCO, and Partner at a Big 4 accounting firm. John worked at Oak Hill Capital Partners from 2004–2010 as its Chief Operating Officer where he created one of the industries first Portfolio Procurement Programs. Prior to Oak Hill, he spent 12 years at GE Capital serving in multiple roles including Corporate Controller, Group CFO, and Managing Director for the Private Equity business

Recently John was named Chair of the Board for the UCONN Foundation, the fundraising entity for the University of Connecticut. John holds a B.S. in Accounting and Business/Management from The University of Connecticut.

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Matt Katz

Matt Katz is Managing Partner with SSA & Company and has global in-depth experience with retailers, service providers and suppliers of…

Matt Katz

Matt Katz

Matt Katz joined the LogicSource advisory board in 2015. Matt currently holds the role of Managing Partner with SSA & Company and has global in-depth experience with retailers, service providers and suppliers of consumer products. His 25+ years of management and advisory experience ranges from strategic planning and top line growth initiatives to operational enhancement, restructuring, acquisition due diligence, and merger integration.

Throughout his career, Matt has led complex transformations that require alignment across organizations. He is known to drive sustainable EBITDA growth in margin improvement, costs of goods reduction and expense alignment.

Prior to consulting, Matt held Management roles at Macy's and Federated Department Stores. Matt holds a B.A. in Economic, Organizational Design and Industrial Policy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Olin Lancaster

Olin Lancaster is currently the Group President of Men’s and Women’s Apparel at Global Brands Group, a member of the Fung…

Olin Lancaster

Olin Lancaster

Olin Lancaster joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in August of 2017. He is currently the Group President of Men’s and Women’s Apparel at Global Brands Group, a member of the Fung Group. At Global Brands he leads Diverse Portfolio of Commercial and Premium Brands to drive significant profitable growth through a unified commerce approach.

Olin has more than 25 years of experience with consumer brand–facing organizations in C-suite level positions including: President of multiple Wholesale divisions at Ralph Lauren Inc., Division President at Kenneth Cole Menswear, and Vice President of Sales & Marketing for DKNY Men’s Sportswear Worldwide. He has a strong ability to assess the current direction, revenue opportunity, and human capital of a business, and then implement a strategic blueprint for sustained growth and brand equity.

Olin holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (History/Economics) from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

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Jeff Bornstein

Jeff Bornstein is the former Vice Chair and CFO of General Electric where he focused on portfolio transformation including the sale…

Jeff Bornstein

Jeff Bornstein

Jeff Bornstein joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in May of 2018. Jeff is the former Vice Chair and CFO of General Electric where he focused on portfolio transformation including the sale of Appliances, executing the merger of GE Oil & Gas with Baker Hughes, the sale of $300B+ of businesses and assets of GE Capital and GE’s acquisition of Alstom, as well as, driving down structural costs.

Jeff is currently the Managing Partner of Whipstick Ventures LLC focused on investing in and advising early stage companies. His Investments and other advisory positions to date include Zinc5, Emulate Bio, EOS Energy, GS Thermal, Mom’s Belief and Tax Genie.

He is on the board of Northeastern University and BuildOn and also been involved in a number of youth programs. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

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Denis Lapolice

Denis LaPolice founded Resource Management Group in 1992 and has over 25 years of experience in executive search, advising clients on…

Denis Lapolice

Denis Lapolice

Denis Lapolice joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in 2017. Denis founded Resource Management Group in 1992 and has over 25 years of experience in executive search, advising clients on talent selection and is nationally recognized as a leading search professional.

Denis works with some of the world’s most influential companies, including General Electric, Honeywell, Pepsico, Dover, and Amazon. Denis focuses on Chief Financial Officer assignments for a broad range of industries such as consumer products, financial services, technology, manufacturing, and healthcare.

Denis was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award in 2013 for his work with Kids in Crisis. He is active in the community and has been a board member of the David Wright Foundation, buildOn, Kids in Crisis and New Canaan Youth Football.

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Christine Baird

Christine Baird is the CEO and co-founder of Clarus Tech Partners which provides solutions for cybersecurity and data compliance. Her team…

Christine Baird

Christine Baird

Christine Baird joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in November of 2018. Christine is the CEO and co-founder of Clarus Tech Partners which provides solutions for cybersecurity and data compliance. Her team of technology and legal experts focus on the needs of SMBs in the finance, real estate, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors.

Christine is an executive leader and entrepreneur with over 20 years in international business in many lines of industries including information technology, real estate, finance, oil & gas, telecommunications, and aerospace & defense in the U.S., Central & South America, Asia & Europe.

Christine serves as a Board Member for the University of Kent UKA, and is on the Advisory Board for Spin-Analytics, a FinTech & RegTech company & Generation 3 Development. She has a BA from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and a MA from the University of Kent.

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Mary Wagner

Mary Wagner was previously Senior Vice President of Global Product Innovation, Food Safety and Quality at Starbucks Coffee Company.

Mary Wagner

Mary Wagner

Mary K. Wagner joined LogicSource Advisory Board in January 2017. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President, of Global Product Innovation, Food Safety and Quality at Starbucks Coffee Company. Mary previously worked at Mars, Inc, as General Manager of Mars Botanical, and as Chief Technology and Quality Officer at E&J Gallo Winery. Additionally, Mary served in leadership roles at Taco Bell and General Mills.

She has been a member of the national board of directors of Girls, Inc., the regional board of the Salvation Army and the board of SUSTAIN (Sharing Science and Technology to Aid in the improvement of Nutrition).

Mary has a BS and MS from Iowa State University and a PhD from the University of Minnesota.

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Jeff Balash

Jeff Balash is the Founder and CEO of Comstock Investors (www.comstockinvestors.com), which he founded in 1992. Comstock works with middle market…

Jeff Balash

Jeff Balash

Jeff Balash joined the LogicSource Advisory Board in June of 2016. Jeff is the Founder and CEO of Comstock Investors (www.comstockinvestors.com), which he founded in 1992. Comstock works with middle market companies to grow their businesses through developing creative strategies and tactics, raising capital and doing senior business development.

Previously, Jeff was a co-founder of Anthem Partners, a merchant bank that was a joint venture with Sanwa Bank. Prior to that, Jeff founded the Transaction Development Group at Drexel Burnham, which he joined after serving as a Managing Director in Corporate Finance and M&A at Lehman Brothers.

Jeff initiated the first joint venture between China and a Fortune 100 company while at Lehman. Jeff received his AB (economics, summa) from Princeton and his MBA (Baker Scholar)/JD, cum laude) from Harvard. Jeff serves on both corporate and charitable boards.