Armand Lauzon is an accomplished CEO who has successfully directed several of the largest private companies in the United States. A proven and passionate leader, Armand partners with private equity investors like The Carlyle Group to lead multibillion-dollar global companies through periods of significant growth and operational transformation. He also serves on the Board of Directors of leading private companies in the technology, energy, manufacturing, aerospace, and pharmaceutical industries.
Mr. Lyons received his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut with a major in Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He earned his Master of Science in Biomechanical Engineering from the Hartford Graduate Center, in affiliation with Renselear Polytechnic Institute.
Prior to 2006, Mr. Lyons served in the role of Chairman of the Board of Blackstone Medical, Inc. a spinal device company based in Springfield, Massachusetts. Upon the acquisition of Blackstone by Orthofix International, he was named Global President for Orthofix Biologics. Mr. Lyons was a founding partner in Joint Medical Products an orthopedic development company that was merged into the Orthopedic Products Group of Johnson & Johnson, a fortune 100 company. He also was a founding member of the board of directors of Exactech, Inc. which became a NASDAQ traded public company specializing in orthopedic products. Until 1997, Mr. Lyons served as Chairman, President and CEO of Brimfield Precision Inc. a 30 year old medical device contract manufacturing business. That company was divested and now forms the basis of the orthopedic products group for Viant.
Mr. Lyons is a consultant to the medical device manufacturing industry through his company, Third Generation Consultants, LLC. He continues to be active as an investor in many medical device startup companies.
Russ is a senior executive with 28 years of business leadership and marketing experience and success starting, integrating, and revitalizing consumer-focused brands for a $1B retail enterprise. With his deep expertise in B2C retail, cross-functional team leadership, and data-driven approach, Russ capitalizes on organizational strengths to consistently deliver exceptional results. By cultivating strong relationships, he incorporates ideas and talents from across the business and develops strategies to better serve customers and drive profitable growth.Russ held several leadership positions including President of Montgomery Ward, President of IMS Marketing, and Chief Marketing Officer during his tenure with Colony Brands one of the largest and most profitable direct-to-consumer retail companies in the US. He earned his MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business and his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. Russ sits on the board of directors for The Bank of New Glarus and is a member of the lending, audit, and personnel committees. He has also served on multiple non-profit boards and committees including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Green County, United Way of Green County, and The Monroe Excellence in Education Foundation.
With over 20 years experience as a Direct Marketing leader and innovator, Chris knew there had to be an easier way to optimize Direct Mail. But there wasn’t. So he created a better way with KleerMail. Today, Chris plans and guides KleerMail’s business strategy and product vision.
That means he’s always looking ahead to the next generation of Direct Marketing solutions that will drive increased revenue and results for his Fortune 500 clients.
I learn something new every day from our team. Their energy and enthusiasm for bringing new thinking and solutions to an old industry is inspiring.
Chris is the proud uncle of four amazing nieces and spoils them whenever he can. He also enjoys travel, the local Boston food scene and quiet nights at home after hectic days in the office.
Brandon brings his experience as a marketing technology expert, quantitative analyst and entrepreneur to KleerMail, where he partners with Fortune 500 marketing executives and advises them on how to apply innovative technologies and processes that create new Direct Marketing capabilities and improve overall marketing performance.
I enjoying making lunch for the entire company a few times a year. Watching the crew laugh and crush food and enjoy themselves on those days is one of the most rewarding parts of my job.
Have you already guessed that Brandon is a professionally trained chef? In his free time, you will find him in the kitchen or eating curry crab fried rice at his favorite neighborhood spot, Uni.
David is senior technology leader with over 20 years of progressively responsible experience and expertise in managing enterprise projects, building relationships, and aligning technology solutions and available resources with business goals. He combines leadership and creativity to introduce process improvements, streamlined operations, and sound technology platforms from which to build and sustain rapidly growing businesses.
David holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Capella University, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University. He also holds a passion for continuing education, and as such, is pursuing certification and a Master’s Degree in Data Science from University of Michigan and University of Southern California respectively.
David is a member of various technology related communities and groups to include the Nashville Technology Council, Nashville CIO Council, and the Scrum Alliance. David also served in the US Navy from 1992-1998 as a Nuclear Trained Engineering Laboratory Technician.