Senior Program Manager
Andrea Harpin began her career at Applied in 2008. She is a Sr. Program Manager with the Learning & Development team and Women in Tech Community of Interest Continuing Education Chair. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and playing volleyball.
Chief People Officer
Bridget Penney, Chief People Officer, is responsible for all human resources functions across the company as well as overseeing the development and execution of human capital strategies. She is an operational and strategic leader with expertise in building business through talent management, leading operational and organizational excellence. Prior to joining Applied, Penney served as Vice President of Talent & Diversity at Kohler Co., where she was responsible for the organization’s keen focus on talent and culture, playing a significant role in Kohler’s quest to retain and engage the best talent. Penney holds a master’s degree in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University, a master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Marketing from the University of Illinois. In addition, she is a Certified Executive Coach, from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
Chief Marketing Officer
Courtney Rains, Chief Marketing Officer, is responsible for Applied’s global marketing strategy. Rains has held a number of leadership positions at Applied and led the Company’s brand transformation, helping to position Applied as the technology company revolutionizing the insurance industry. With more than 10 years of experience in technology marketing and crisis communications, her expertise and unrelenting commitment to growth ensure that she brings the best out of those around her for the success of the team and broader company. She has prior marketing experience at big tech companies like Qualcomm and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Head of Marketing for Applied Pay
Curtis Reed, Head of Marketing for Applied Pay®, oversees the global marketing initiative for Applied's highly anticipated digital payments solution Applied Pay.
Applied Epic Product Owner and Co-Chair of the Black at Applied Community of Interest
Erika Moore has been with Applied Systems since May 2011. She is an Applied Epic Product Owner and serves as a Co-Chair of the Black at Applied Community of Interest. In October 2021, Erika was selected by her peers as an Applied All-Star, one of the highest levels of recognition in our company. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and playing soccer.
Vice President of Marketing
Katie Seitz, Vice President of Marketing at Applied, is responsible for the global go-to-market strategy for the Applied product portfolio.
Manager of Content Strategy
Lisa Muvich, Manager of Content Strategy, leads the Applied Marketing Automation content team and directs the content strategy for the Applied Marketing Automation content library. Lisa brings over 20 years' experience creating and managing digital content across a variety of industries - software, manufacturing, financial services and insurance.
Michelle Hébert, CIC, CRM (she/her/hers)
Manager in Data Services
Michelle Hébert is a Manager in Data Services and has been with Applied since 2008. She serves as a Co-Chair of the LGBTQIA+ Community of Interest and is Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Council member. When not working, Michelle and her spouse Colleen enjoy talking to their parents, their three grown children, granddaughter Anya, and having fun with the fur-babies Ava and Sophie. They reside in Palm Coast, FL, where they are in the process of building their dream home.
SVP of Small Commercial Lines
After graduating from Bentley University in 2015, Raghav Tanna got his start in the insurance industry as a commercial insurance producer and underwriter. In 2018, Raghav co-founded Tarmika, a single-entry commercial lines rating solution, with the goal of empowering independent agents with tech built for them. As a web-based solution, Tarmika utilizes API technology to allow independent agents to quote multiple carriers in a single-entry. After Applied Systems acquired Tarmika in 2022, Raghav transitioned into a new role, Senior Vice President of Small Commercial Lines.
Product Marketing Manager, Applied Epic
Tara Butler is the Product Marketing Manager of Applied Epic and extended solutions and has been with Applied Systems since 2016. Prior to Applied Systems, Tara worked in the insurance industry agency sector for 20 years. Tara and her husband, Jeff, currently reside in Savannah, GA.
Chief Executive Officer
Taylor Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer, leads Team Applied and is responsible for the company's overall strategy and operational execution. Rhodes joined Applied in 2019 after serving as chief executive officer of SMS Assist, the leading cloud-based software platform for multi-site property management. Previously, he was CEO of Rackspace, where he led the Company’s growth from a cloud pioneer to an industry leader with more than two billion dollars in revenue, while establishing the company as a mainstay on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Prior to Rackspace, he served as a leader in enterprise, financial and corporate strategy roles at Electronic Data Systems Corporation. Mr. Rhodes is a former United States Marine Corps infantry officer and holds a MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on the board of directors for Applied, Zenoss and Liquid Web, LLC.
Chief Customer Officer
Trevor Bunker, Chief Customer Officer, leads Applied’s customer experience organization, including the strategic direction for the company’s services, support, and customer success programs. Trevor joined Applied in 2020 with more than 20 years of customer service leadership experience. In his last role, he served as CCO at RealPage, a vertical SaaS company serving the real estate market, where he oversaw a team of 1,000 responsible for all post-sales customer experience functions. Prior, Trevor spent 13 years at CA Technologies where he rose to be Senior Vice President of Product Success, Customer Adoption and Software Subscription Renewals.
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