Chief Operating Officer
Bree Verrengia, Chief Operating Officer, started her career with AccuData in 2001 as the Director of Customer Service. Her role quickly expanded to include a variety of operational responsibilities including sales ops. As AccuData’s COO, Bree is responsible for day-to-day operational management and all revenue generating activities. Additionally, she oversees strategic partnerships, corporate positioning, and communications. Bree has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of management, the last thirteen of which have been heavily focused on operations, product, sales, and sales support. Prior to working at AccuData, she held positions in customer service operations and management in the automotive, manufacturing, and retail verticals. Bree earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management with concentration in Business Operations and Human Resource Management from the University of Central Florida.
Denise Abbattista, Controller, oversees the day-to-day activities of the finance team and provides operational direction to the staff. She institutes operating policies and procedures to promote achievement of our organizational initiatives and regularly evaluates results to determine if financial objectives are being met. Denise has over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance. Prior to joining AccuData in 1993, she worked as a member of the accounting team at Applied Digital Data Systems in Hauppauge, New York.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Service
Nate Petel, Executive Vice President of Sales and Service, joined AccuData in 2002. An active member in several organizations including PODi, DMA, CASE, and AFP, Nate brings a detailed knowledge of the direct marketing industry to his sales leadership role. He is responsible for all aspects of sales, business development, and customer service across AccuData’s robust reseller market. Nate’s previous experience includes sales and management positions in the hospitality and marketing verticals. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.
Executive Vice President of Technology
Dustin Williams, Executive Vice President of Technology, brings more than 15 years of experience in the information technology field to AccuData. In his current role since 2011, Dustin is responsible for providing strategic vision and direction for the development and oversight of client-specific technology solutions while insuring industry best practices are met. His previous experience includes positions in government, hospitality, human resource, and marketing-related industries. Dustin earned his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from High Point University.
Vice President of Sales, Strategic Accounts Group
Ed Giordano, Vice President of Sales, Strategic Accounts Group, provides leadership and direction to both sales and client service teams that focus on a variety of end-user verticals. He began his career with AccuData in 2002 and has since held leadership roles in sales, training, and data services. Ed’s previous experience includes more than 20 years in the direct marketing/data services industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from the University of South Florida.
Vice President of Business Technology
Marylou Bushman, Vice President of Business Technology, joined AccuData as a Lead Developer in 2005. Prior to her role as Vice President of Business Technology, she also served as the Director of Development for six years. Marylou provides vision and direction for all aspects of proprietary product and site development and maintenance, as well as vendor file builds. Her previous experience includes roles in Database Administration for a major university and development for the automotive industry. Marylou earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Purdue University.
Vice President of Marketing
Karen Blanchard, Vice President of Marketing, has more than 20 years experience in leading high performance teams to create lead generation, meaningful value propositions, brand awareness, and revenue growth. She provides strategic direction to the Marketing team to define and execute initiatives that drive revenue, customer acquisition, and growth. Karen’s previous experience includes roles in marketing and business development in technology, printing, non-profit, and data service industries. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri.