Jonna, who has developed VIP and Meridian based on her passion for customer excellence, is known for these words, “I have a ‘one master’ philosophy, with the customer being the master.”
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Her parallel leadership of Meridian has propelled the company into a formidable market competitor with more than 10 million global users, recognized as one of the learning management industry’s top-rated technologies, and used by some of the world’s largest, most successful enterprises spanning federal, state and local, and Fortune 500 organizations. Prior to founding VIP, Jonna was an executive with Accenture where she implemented mega-sized systems focused on increasing revenue, maximizing performance, and streamlining processes for some of the largest entities in the U.S. Jonna is well-known for her commitment to philanthropic involvement supporting a variety of organizations and for her active participation in government reform activities. She is often spotted in a variety of volunteer roles, from serving meals to local families in crisis to helping to mentor youth to become the next generation of business leaders.
Chief Product Officer
As a believer in results focused perseverance, Geoff could have easily taken these words out of Tom Landry’s mouth: “Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.”
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As Chief Product Officer, Geoff manages the complete life cycle of product development and technology operations at Meridian. In his role, Geoff leads a team of highly-skilled developers to deliver new features and functionality for Meridian’s product suite. He also oversees hosting and IT operations. Geoff has demonstrated expertise in application architecture, design, development, IT infrastructure, and technology leadership with a focus in dynamic web-based application. Geoff brings his deep understanding of the software development industry to bear in developing technically sound solutions for Meridian’s private- and public-sector client base.
Prior to joining Meridian, Geoff held various positions within the technology and healthcare sectors with a focus on reporting, analytics, and performance. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from James Madison University. Geoff is a big family guy who also likes to swing a golf club from time to time, as long as it’s not during a Cowboys game.
Chief Revenue Officer
Rebecca enjoys the unity and comradery of her team and strives to follow Theodore Roosevelt’s sage advice: “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what they want done, and the self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
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Rebecca graduated from University of Florida with a BSBA and a double major in Management and Marketing with a Minor in Economics. When she’s not at work, Rebecca loves to be outdoors farming in her tiny garden, running, kayaking, and biking with her husband. She’s an avid sports fan with Orlando City soccer, Celtics, Pats, Red Sox and University of Florida Gators among her favorites.
Vice President of Customer Success
Nitu believes gaining trust is key in maintaining any relationship and critical for customer success. She draws inspiration from the Damon Richards’ quote, “Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Her commitment to our clients’ success shines through.
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Nitu graduated from George Washington University with a MS in Information Systems Technology Management and holds a BS in Decision Sciences and Management of Information Systems from George Mason University. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with family and friends or travel to explore new destinations.
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
A passionate innovator John’s approach to problem solving is summed up in a quote by Thomas A. Edison, “To have a great idea, have a lot of them.”
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As Vice President of Marketing and Communications John champions the Meridian brand internally and externally. He is passionate about modern learning and leveraging cross-vertical concepts and experiences to bring fresh new answers to the question, “What if…” He believes compelling marketing and service should seek to surprise and delight customers. John joined Meridian from Santa Fe College where he served as Director of Communications and Creative Services. Throughout his career, John has helped a diverse mix of startups and mature organizations realize their brand, culture, marketing and sales potentials. His career encompasses work with companies including MindSolve, SumTotal, Jenmar, Peerfit and others.
John earned a BS in Cinematography from Bob Jones University. In his free time, he enjoys performing in live theater, studying theme park design and writing and illustrating children’s books.