Thomas Clark

KleerMail Advisor Since 2014

Thomas is a Partner and serves as a member of the Investment Committee for Comvest’s private equity strategy. He has led investments in sectors including retail, consumer, financial and business services. Thomas is responsible for all key aspects of the investment process from deal execution to portfolio company oversight.

Prior to joining Comvest, Tom was a Principal on the Retail & Consumer teams at Apax Partners and Bain Capital, where he both led and participated in a number of key private equity deals. Tom began his career at Goldman Sachs in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Mark Newcomer

KleerMail Advisor Since 2016

Mark is a business and brand strategist with over 15 years of experience across market research firms, digital agencies, and management consultancies.

As a Managing Director at Teneo, Mark works with the C-Suite on transformative initiatives. His approach is to work closely with organizations to collaborate, plan and execute large-scale efforts around marketing, sales, customer experience, product, and brand.

Prior to Teneo, Mark served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Mirum, a WPP digital agency. Previous to Mirum, Mark was a partner at Accenture working at the intersection of business transformation and digital experience, with a focus on financial services. Mark was also a founding faculty member of Accenture’s Financial Services Innovation Center and leading author of Accenture’s Generation D research platform. Prior to Accenture, Mark was the managing director and co-founder of Consensus Interactive, a Boston-based digital agency.

In addition to being an advisor for KleerMail, Mark is a board member of Digital Futures Initiative, a non-profit providing education services for students and schools on how to guide today’s digitally connected youth to leverage technology in a healthy and safe way.

Melissa Studzinski

Melissa is a successful business leader and a pioneer in cultivating customer engagement and loyalty. As the Founder and CEO of Sparks Enterprise, Melissa advises clients how to adopt a ‘think customer’ mindset to unlock profitable growth.

Melissa honed her expertise by understanding what makes the customer ‘tick’ to drive innovation and profitable growth at customer-obsessed organizations (CVS Health, General Mills, Rue La La) across a variety of industries (omnichannel & e-Commerce retail, health care services, consumer packaged goods, luxury goods & apparel, toys & games).

Melissa is an active advisor and mentor to female entrepreneurs and serves on the board of HealthSource RI, the health insurance marketplace for the State of Rhode Island.

Deborah Pine

KleerMail Advisor Since 2014

Deborah is a seasoned Direct Marketing executive and entrepreneur with a track record of successfully starting, building and optimizing organizations and increasing their business value.

Deborah co-founded PreVision Marketing, an Inc. 500 ranked marketing technology company she expertly led and grew for 10 years and then sold to media powerhouse, Valassis Communications. Today, Deborah is the Executive Director for Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business, which is known for its work helping corporations recruit, retain and advance women in the workplace.

Always looking for ways to utilize her vast leadership experience to help innovative businesses grow, Deborah is also an advisor and mentor for many entrepreneurial ventures in the technology, ecommerce and service industries.