Tom Newkirk
Chairman

Tom is considered a luminary when it comes to building and leading technology companies, recently retiring as Chairman of Experian Information Solutions with over 4,000 employees and over $400 million in annual sales. As an MIT grad, Tom loves to help Verascape’s customers solve complex business problems with innovative technology, business and financial solutions.

Tom loves golf; so much so that he built and continues to operate Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs New York, widely considered one of the finest golf experiences in the northeast.

Scot Thomas
Chief Executive Officer

Scot has over 30 years of experience as a technology industry executive and thought leader. His focus has and continues to be using innovative technologies to effectively and efficiently enhance and streamline the customer experience. Whether it’s automating certain functions in a contact center or making sure the correct person gets the correct message at the right time, Scot believes data is the key.

When not helping companies enhance their customer’s experience with technology and data, Scot enjoys the Caribbean, blue water sailing, VW bus camping, and all things Seinfeld.

Steve Thomas
Chief Operating Officer

Steve brings a vast amount of experience in leading the development of many high-profile IT platforms and technology solutions for several large companies. He is responsible for leading Verascape’s highly skilled and innovative development and operations teams.

Steve is involved in several startups including a Natural Pet Products store. He also considers himself a gentleman farmer, working his large family farm in Bull Valley, IL.

Carla Nelson
Chief Financial Officer

Carla is a well versed financial and administrative leader with many years’ experience working with a variety of mature, growing, and start-up companies. She is responsible for all things financial and administrative here at Verascape.

Carla travels around the US and world as often as someone will go with her. Her favorite places are those with plenty of sunshine and warmth. Her hope is to retire somewhere that the sun and warmth is an everyday, year-round occurrence.

Mike Browning
Chief Marketing Officer

Mike has 20 plus years of hands-on experience providing a variety of high tech solutions that consistently create successful outcomes for a diverse customer base operating in complex business environments. He is Verascape’s senior executive responsible for marketing, business development, and customer relationships.

Mike’s nights-and-weekends passion is youth hockey, serving as both a coach and administrator. He also daydreams of hunting moose and fishing in the North Woods.