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Rand Worldwide Executive Team

Bill Zavadil – President / Chief Operating Officer

In Bill’s role as President he oversees the day to day operations for all of the divisions of Rand Worldwide. Having served many years in various customer facing roles, Bill has demonstrated a sharp understanding of our customers complex business challenges and how they can combine best in class technology with process efficiencies to solve these problems. Under Bill’s leadership, his unwavering focus on the success of our customers along with his emphasis on operational excellence, ensures that Rand is best positioned to deliver results.

Bill brings over 30 years of operational expertise and industry experience to this role. Most recently, Bill has demonstrated success in senior leadership roles that included Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of the Professional Services, leadership of the Sales and Consulting teams at IMAGINiT Technologies and Avatech Solutions prior to its merger with IMAGINiT. Bill graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and holds a B.S. in business management and marketing with an emphasis on economics.

Dominic Yu – VP of IT and Business Systems

Dominic Yu was promoted to VP of IT and Business Systems in 2021 and has been with Rand Worldwide for over 10 years. His role oversees the company’s IT Infrastructure, Business Systems, and Security. In addition to IT, Dominic manages the corporate real estate portfolio working closely with management on CRE projects and operations.

Dominic joined Rand Worldwide in 2012 from Autodesk where he managed new technology deployments and IT Security initiatives. Prior to Autodesk, Dominic oversaw the global IT Infrastructure operations at Moldflow Corporation and other Boston based tech startups.

Dominic holds Bachelor of Art degree from Hamilton College. In 2020 he completed certifications as both a Project Management Professional (PMP) and CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).

Jamie Chevalier – Vice President of Sales

Jamie Chevalier brings more than 25 years of experience guiding sales teams to success in the Autodesk reseller channel. In his role of Vice President of Sales, he has oversight of all sales activity conducted by the IMAGINiT, Rand 3D and ASCENT divisions. Jamie’s use of technology and analytics to track the progress of his teams against target has led to the consistent exceeding of revenue targets. An in-depth understanding of our clients’ pain points and business challenges enable him to coach his teams to find the best solutions that enable their customers to succeed.

Jamie brings tremendous sales expertise to this position. His most recent role at IMAGINiT was as Vice President of Manufacturing and Government business where he led these teams to tremendous growth. He joined IMAGINiT in 2019 as a result of the acquisition of Advanced Solutions, Inc. where he held various executive level roles including most recently President of the Design Software business. Prior to Advanced Solutions, Inc. Jamie held a variety of sales roles over a decade spent at AEC CADCON, Inc. until they were acquired by Advanced Solutions. Jamie graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture.

Jess McCormick – Vice President, Talent

Jess joined Rand Worldwide in 2022 as Vice President, Talent bringing 20+ years of experience to the company. Her early career focus was leading sales, selling talent services in all industries, and the creation of internal executive and leadership development programs for companies such as Kelly Services and Manpower Group. From there, she held several HR leadership roles at NMC-Caterpillar and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska where she led and transformed teams that were responsible for talent acquisition and transformation, compensation and benefits, wellness and diversity/belonging programs, while developing key analytics to track success in each of these key areas.

Cultural transformation and the acquisition and retention of top talent in support of Rand’s goals and objectives, are her key areas of focus. In addition, she remains passionate about developing internal coaching programs as well as creating company value propositions aligned with both employee and customer needs. Jess holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication from the University of Nebraska, International Coaching Certification (ICF), Positive Psychology & Well-Being Certification, as well as several other leadership certifications. However, her ultimate passion is still people and the strong belief that when teams work together, it is an unstoppable force.

John Kuta – Chief Financial Officer

John Kuta is a seasoned accounting professional with nearly nineteen years of accounting experience including over eleven years leading the accounting and financial reporting functions at Rand Worldwide as well as seven years of financial audit experience. John’s focus is on streamlining and improving processes through the effective use of technology across the accounting and business management functions. John’s experience at Rand Worldwide includes the management of all key accounting functions including financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, budgeting as well as the accounts payable and receivable functions.

Prior to his promotion as Chief Financial Officer, John most recently held the position of Vice President of Finance and Controller at Rand Worldwide. He has been with Rand Worldwide since January of 2005. Prior to Rand Worldwide and Avatech Solutions, John worked at American Express Tax & Business Services as well as CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Towson University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Chantale Marchand – Vice President, Marketing and Customer Success

Chantale Marchand oversees the marketing and branding activities for the global divisions under the Rand Worldwide corporate umbrella. In addition to her marketing role, Chantale manages the ASCENT division of Rand Worldwide where she holds responsibility for sales and product development as well as the Rand 3D division where she oversees sales and the technical training and implementation teams.

Chantale joined Rand Worldwide in 2009 from Foliage Software where she was responsible for corporate marketing activities across multiple industries. Prior to Foliage, Chantale ran North American marketing for Moldflow Corporation. In addition, Chantale held various marketing roles at network communications startup Sitara Networks and ERP provider Marcam Solutions.

Chantale holds a degree in English from the University of Georgia and completed graduate school studies in English at Georgia State University.

Larry Rychlak – Chief Executive Officer

Larry has been the Company’s CEO since November 2014 and as such is responsible for the overall strategy and direction of Rand Worldwide and its subsidiaries. Over the years that Larry has spent with the Company, he has served in several roles including President and Chief Financial Officer. With over 40 years of operational and financial experience, Larry has amassed a track record of leading growth, both organically and through numerous acquisitions, improving operating efficiencies, maximizing financial performance, strengthening the Company’s financial position and streamlining operations. His background includes several senior management positions in both private and publicly-held organizations, business consulting experience, and as a senior manager with an international accounting and consulting firm.

He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. and a M.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland.

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