Bill Forsyth
CEO, Founder

Mr. Forsyth has over thirty years as an innovative software architect, solutions architect, systems integrator, and entrepreneur.

For the past sixteen years he has been creating and implementing internet, mobile, and cloud-based solutions for financial institutions including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Regions Bank, Zion's Bank, Live Oak Bank and many other banks, as well as enterprise companies including EDS, RelayHealth, and Bellsouth.

In 2009 he conceived of and began building the world's first 100%-API-based, enterprise banking platform. It now implements the most comprehensive banking API in the world, runs in the Amazon cloud, and powers the ground-breaking AppPax banking solutions.

Ken Proctor

Mr. Proctor has a 40 year career as a bank executive and consultant to financial institution executive management. He successfully developed national risk management practices with records of increasing sales.

Mr. Proctor is a recognized industry expert in Enterprise Risk Management. Skilled in leading teams of executive managers and Directors through strategic change and organizational transformation. He has created organizations and frameworks to effectively manage risk and compliance, improve operational efficiency and increase profitability for financial institutions ranging in size from $400 million to $65 billion in the U.S., Central and South America and Southeast Asia.

Mr. Proctor is a frequent speaker and author on financial institution topics including risk management, profitability improvement, technology use and other topics. He is a faculty member LSU Graduate School of Banking and Southwest Graduate School of Banking as instructor in risk management.

Charlie Lane
SVP of Business Development

Charlie has twenty-eight years of direct sales, selling software and consulting services to the financial services industry. He has proven sales and sales management experience in the areas of Compliance, Risk Management, Security and operations improvements.

Charlie has developed sales models to project sales growth, revenue, cash flow, and profitability, designed to summarize across product and industry channels. His past experience includes selling technology and performance improvement consulting services; as well as software solutions for Risk Management, Business Continuity Planning, Vendor Management and Compliance.

A proven leader in sales and he helped start and managed a new consulting division that achieved over fifteen million in sales in three years.

Ken Nelson

Mr. Nelson specialized in banking with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) where he was a supervising senior. In the Chicago office, he audited a number of community banks. In the Milwaukee office, he ran the audit of First Wisconsin, a predecessor of U.S. Bank, spending about nine months of the year at the bank.

Mr. Nelson then became a broker of commercial real estate, and handled what was at the time the largest sale in Wisconsin history. From there, he moved in hotels, becoming the first franchisee of Residence Inns and the second franchisee of Hampton Inns. He participated extensively in the development of a luxury condominium tower in downtown Chicago. He later became the CFO and co-owner of a hotel management company operating nearly fifty hotels. He has also been involved in several start-up businesses with strong technology components.

Mr. Nelson attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, from which he obtained a BBA with a major in accounting and an MBA with a majors in both finance and accounting. He graduated with highest honors.

Nick Gebhardt
Senior Marketing Advisor

Nick is a creative who writes across media from headlines to long-form, scripts to blogs. He's worked with a wide variety of clients and agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather, Moxie, CSE, and Adrenaline Agency. He believes that content can always be stronger with placement, loves how three words have the power to capture an entire lifestyle, likes reading cereal boxes, deadspin, pulp fiction crime novels and Confessions of an Advertising Man.

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