Jon joined Engage121 as an investor and CEO in 2001. In 1980, Jon founded Security Capital Management, a fixed income investment fund that arbitraged government securities, and in 1992, Greenwich Ventures, LLC, a private equity firm. Today, he possesses more than 25 years of experience with enterprise software. Jon earned his B.A. from Washington University and his M.B.A. and J.D. from George Washington University.

Kurt has been with Engage121 since 1999, primarily in the Chief Technology Officer role. Kurt has over 28 years’ experience developing leading edge communication software including, most recently, social media applications. Prior to Engage121, he was Vice President, Financial Messaging at Citigroup, managing the development of a global fund transfers system. Kurt holds a B.S. in Software/Hardware Engineering and an M.B.A. in MIS Management from the University of Connecticut. Outside of the office Kurt enjoys home improvement projects and is currently restoring (very slowly) a 90 year old farmhouse.

Jennifer joined Engage121 in 2006 having spent her career in the accounting field. In 1996, Jennifer joined KPMG, LLP, a public accounting firm, where she supervised a variety of audits for industrial, consumer, commercial and service companies, and in 2000, Reveo, Inc., a research and development company where she was the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary. She is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also spends her free time as a Girl Scout Brownie Leader to 10 eight year olds. Jennifer earned her B.S. in Accounting and Economics from Rutgers University and her CPA license from the state of New York.

Nicole has been with Engage121 since 2013. She started her career in the marketing and advertising industry and shifted into the world of social media! Her background brings great brainstorming sessions to her clients social campaigns! Nicole loves working with each client, understanding their industry and helping them to grow their business through social!

Outside of social media, Nicole loves taking her dog Fenway for walks, trying the latest restaurant and teaching spinning and bootcamp classes!

Mike has been with Engage121 since 2011 in Client Services management roles. Mike brings over 10 years’ experience in customer support management in the software industry and is dedicated to providing a high quality, dependable client experience. Currently, as the Director of Client Services, Mike leads the Client Service team in provisioning new clients and supporting current clients who use the Engage121 software. Prior to Engage121, Mike was an Application Specialist and Software Engineer for a tech firm supplying publishing systems to the newspaper, magazine, book and directory industries.

Outside of the office, Mike is an avid skier and outdoorsman who frequents the mountains of New England and various slopes in the West. He is also a home brewer and Engage121’s resident beer, bourbon, and flannel expert.

Having previously worked in Employment Services, Kaitlyn joined Engage121 to follow her passion for working in technology. Being a part of the Social Media Assistant team has given her the opportunity to continue to connect with clients on a one on one basis and help them achieve their individual social media marketing goals.

Graduating from the University of Connecticut and rocking the Tuba in the UConn Marching Band, Kaitlyn is a dedicated Huskies fan. In addition to her love for UConn she has a passion for photography, fall foliage and Starbucks coffee. Kaitlyn is a passionate foodie who is always up for trying the latest and greatest food craze.

Ryan joined Engage121 in 2006 after six years working in video and TV production. Over his years at Engage121, Ryan has filled a variety of roles in Sales, Client Services, Fulfillment and Product Management. Currently he serves as Vice President of Social Media Assistant where he is able to leverage his passion for technology and social media to ensure that our products stay current with the next big thing in social and directs our SMA team to ensure our SMA clients receive the highest level of service at the lowest cost.

Ryan enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two daughters, the primary subjects of his continued photography and video projects. An automotive enthusiast from a young age, he is currently in the process of restoring a 1964 Pontiac Lemans and a 1967 Volvo 144.

Brian joined Engage121 in 2000 after a career with Harris Select where he was SVP overseeing marketing, sales and operations. He has held a number of key roles for Engage121 including heading up sales and marketing, managing the company’s Grassroots PR division, and introducing our social media marketing application to the marketplace. Brian grew up in a family of seven siblings in Massapequa, NY. He started his career in education, first as a secondary school teacher and then as a college admissions director. He holds a BA in English from Saint Michael’s College and a MSA in marketing from Western Connecticut State University.

David joined Engage121 in 2006. A 20-year veteran of web development, David excels at creating customer-focused, feature-rich applications. Over his career, he has helped give birth to many well-known sites, including a major sports franchise site and a top-10 blog. David is an avid traveler and amateur photographer. He holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in Astrophysics.

Before Lauren joined Engage121 she worked in a variety of marketing roles for a Financial Services firm and web start up, where she became interested in how social media gives businesses direct and immediate access to their customers. She enjoys working with clients from all over the country to help them navigate the ever changing world of social media!

Lauren received her BS from Fairfield University and her MBA from Pace University. She has a certificate in Pastry Arts, and likes to pretend she is the next Top Chef in her spare time. She also loves to travel, and driving her husband nuts while planning where to next.

Denise brings over a decade of customer support management experience in the tech and software industry. A trained Apple Creative, Denise continues her passion for social media and technology at Engage121. As part of the client service team, she works with clients to help them achieve their social media goals.

Graduating with an MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in Marketing, Denise’s passions span a wide range of interests, including the arts, volunteering, and reading and reviewing books. She is an award winning author and book blogger, has been invited to speak at Book Expo America numerous times, and in her spare time is a creative writing workshop leader.

Corey joined Engage121 in 2015 with the expressed objective of growing the sales team and associated revenue objectives 10X over the next few years. He has over 17 years of sales and marketing leadership across global giants such as R. R. Donnelly, Xerox and Virtusa Corporation as well as in driving Sales innovation and transformation within both startup and midsized firms across the East Coast.

Corey has been caught hang-gliding 4,000 feet above the earth, shooting rogue independent films, climbing active volcanoes, and swimming with sharks in the wild blue ocean…but his greatest thrill is in trying to convince his beautiful wife, son and 3 crazy daughters that on occasion he’s actually right about something.