The 1EDISource Leadership Team
The 1EDISource leadership team helps to build and sustain our customer-centric focus and delivers the highest level of engagement, responsiveness and professionalism to our clients. Our vision is to constantly innovate by empowering our employees and maintaining a dynamic environment that encourages professional and personal growth.
Dennis Abrahams – President and CEO
Dennis Abrahams brings over 20 years of experience at the CEO and COO level to 1EDISource, and is focused on leading high growth, technology based organizations, both public and private. His expertise has been aligned with his ongoing passion to provide easy-to-use, flexible, best-in-class solutions tailored to meet the needs of both non-technical and technical users. Abrahams stresses that every unique organization and each user needs to gain maximum value and return-on-investment from their chosen solutions.
Prior to joining 1EDISource, Abrahams was the COO at Fleetmatics when the company went public in 2012 and experienced extremely significant growth. Recently, Fleetmatics was acquired by Verizon for $2.4 billion. Before joining Fleetmatics, Abrahams was the CEO at SageQuest, driving nearly 1500% compound, profitable growth over a seven year period until its 2010 sale to Fleetmatics. Abrahams was the President and CEO of Harris InfoSource, guiding the company and its 25,000 customers through its evolution as a provider of online information based products, impressive growth and an ultimate sale to Dun and Bradstreet.
Abrahams has served on the Boards of high growth technology companies, universities and advisory committees, consulted with major consulting organizations, as well as OEM’s across industries. He has also been a frequent in-demand speaker on topics focused around melding high growth, profitability and staff oriented cultures, and been a teacher and coach.
Abrahams views his mission at 1EDISource in a very simple, straight forward way: “To provide exceptional value and satisfaction to all 1EDISource stakeholders; our customers, partners, staff and shareholders”, emphasizing that “everyone can and should win, and that a well-run, growth oriented technology company can serve all audiences with distinction, credibility and a passion to deliver the very best products, services, support and value at all times.”
Brian Caldwell – Director of Software Development & Technology
Brian has over 20 years of business and software experience ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, he held Software Development leadership positions at IBM UrbanCode, Fleetmatics, and Insurance.com. Throughout his career, he has led product development strategy and development teams at technology-driven organizations, and his background includes software engineering, architecture, quality assurance, program management, and release engineering. Brian joined the 1EDISource team in 2017, and is responsible for the implementation and delivery of 1EDI Source software products. He’s passionate about continuous improvement, agile development practices, engineering standards, and developing a culture of collaboration.
Brian was a software developer for 10 years before becoming the software development manager at Insurance.com where he discovered Agile development practices and became a certified Scrum Master. He later became the Product Development Director overseeing the entire software development lifecycle. Brian then led the software development group at SageQuest, a SaaS based GPS tracking solution, and transitioned the waterfall development practices to Agile based Scrum. SageQuest was acquired by Fleetmatics in 2010 and went public in 2012, at which point Brian managed development and quality assurance teams in both Solon, OH and Dublin, Ireland. Just prior to 1EDISource, Brian was a Senior Development Manager at IBM working with the UrbanCode core DevOps team in Cleveland. While at IBM Brian managed the product backlog, software development and release process, and technical support activities for the UrbanCode Deploy product. Brian has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bowling Green State University.
Amanda Biddlestone – Director of Marketing
Amanda joined 1EDISource in 2016 and has 10 years of experience working in the software and technology space including: software for transportation and logistics organizations, healthcare and document management. She held marketing leadership positions at TMW Systems, Steris, FleetMatics, Hyland Software and more. Her focus has been on driving high growth in technology companies and helping organizations market the best product offerings available in each respective industry. Amanda’s goal in her work at 1EDISource is to “Position and market our products in an accurate and transparent way allowing customers to get what is truly the best fit for their EDI needs now and in the future.”
Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cleveland State University in Graphic Design and Marketing, and is completing her International MBA from the University of Southern New Hampshire.
Correen Brown – Director of Finance
Correen Brown joined 1EDISource in 2013. She has over 20 years of experience in leading finance organizations, operations, strategic planning and tactical implementation. She held several financial leadership positions before joining 1EDISource with companies such as Amotec, Hoovers, Dun & Bradstreet, Harris InfoSource and more. Correen is an involved leader who is focused on the development and growth of her team members. She also believes in positioning organizations to reach their maximum potential by focusing on the customer, internal structure, processes and a long term growth strategy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Finance from Baldwin Wallace University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Dave Powell – Director of Sales (Existing Clients)
Dave has over 20 years of experience as a customer advocate, growth strategist, teacher, and hands-on leader. From Fortune 150, to small and midsized companies, Dave has led high-growth sales organizations with a focus on proving best-in-class software and technology solutions. He held leadership roles at Astro Manufacturing Group, Arrow Electronics, Dun and Bradstreet, Acorn Engineering and more. He joined 1EDISource in 2016 and has a strong focus on helping customers make strategic decisions that have meaningful positive impacts on their business. Dave has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Kent State University.
Craig Conley – National Sales Leader
Craig Conley is a results-oriented leader bringing over 15 years of consultative sales strategy experience to 1EDISource. A proven high-growth revenue generator with a customer-focused attitude, Craig has a track record of delivering strong performance across various business models ranging from startup firms, to leading a $200MM national sales division for a multi-billion dollar enterprise organization. Craig’s expertise spans across numerous verticals, including automotive, distribution, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and wholesale CPG. Craig joined 1EDISource in 2016 and leads our new business sales and channel partnership initiatives. He positions our sales organization with relevant perspective to match our clients’ unique industry needs. Craig is an alumni of Hiram College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management and a Minor in Entrepreneurship.
Stephen Tuttle – Director of IT
Stephen Tuttle has 20 years of experience in the IT industry; managing and maintaining global data network systems. Stephen joined 1EDISource in 2017 and is a hands-on leader that possesses a strong background in data network, data security, and content delivery technology. Steve believes that work should be performed with a curiosity and passion to understand the how and why. He strives to provide an easier job for the next person in line. Prior to joining 1EDISource Steve held many IT leadership positions including: Director of IT Networking at Quinstreet, Inc., the Senior IT Management role at Insurance.com and more.
Brett Congdon – Director of Client Services
Brett joined 1EDISource in 2014 possessing more than 15 years of experience in enterprise software. He has held several positions at 1EDISource, from helping develop business partner relationships and helping launch our intelligentXchange® product, to managing the corporate brand. Most recently he is focused on enhancing the client experience by broadening our product support offering, instituting a client-centered implementation methodology, and ensuring that client satisfaction is at the center of everything we do at 1EDISource. Before joining 1EDISource, Brett held several leadership positions in the software field with MRI Software, Intuit Real Estate Solutions, and more. He has a Management Information Systems Degree from Ohio University.
Michael Hurley – Director of Product Management
Michael has over 15 years of experience leveraging technology solutions to improve operations and solve real business issues. He has been with 1EDISource since 2013 and is a crucial advocate in solving our clients’ toughest business challenges by utilizing our innovative EDI solutions. Whether taking our existing solutions to the next level or introducing new products to the market, he continues to focus on product strategy and execution to provide the best products and services necessary for our clients to succeed in exchanging B2B documents, assuring compliance and streamlining communications with their most important and demanding trading partners. Michael has a BS in Marketing from the University of Maryland and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University.
Stephanie Lazanich – Director of Human Resources
Stephanie’s mission as a Human Resource professional is to make a progressive impact with employees while providing a collaborative environment with leadership and staff, to promote an engaged atmosphere, enabling positive influence in business operations. Joining the 1EDISource team in January 2017, Stephanie brings experience in startup, growth and stable organizations from small to mid-size operations, expanding locally and globally. Stephanie has been heavily engaged in every aspect of managing cultural implications of extreme business growth, all while helping find a balance between being an advocate for staff, and an advocate for the health and success of the overall organization.
Stephanie has experience in development and implementation of performance assessments, compensation and benefits benchmarking analysis, launching learning and development programs, providing talent acquisition, best in class HR policies, providing staff counseling and much more. There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to employee engagement, culture branding or driving performance, however, Stephanie’s professional training and experience, emotional intelligence to understand all perspectives, ability to be an empathetic listener and a great sounding board, has enabled her to be a terrific business advocate! Stephanie earned her Associates of Business Management and Related Technology Degree from Kent State University. She is also a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Employer Resource Council (ERC).