ABOUT US

We are a product lifecycle management and development company that accelerates business growth. We believe in engineering software products that have a true purpose. And we know that you need a partner that doesn't just plan, but one who can get it done. At 3Pillar, we think big, we solve small.

3PILLAR LEADERSHIP TEAM & BOARD
PRESIDENT & CEO

DAVID H. DEWOLF

David DeWolf is the Founder and CEO of 3Pillar Global, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s fastest growing technology companies. In this role he has guided 3Pillar to a leadership position within the Product Development Services sector, establishing 3Pillar as the go-to innovator for content, information, and data-rich companies looking to grow revenue through software.

David is passionate about software product innovation, entrepreneurship, and principled leadership. He is an active member of the business and technology communities in Northern Virginia and sits on multiple boards. David is a member of Legatus and is a graduate of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs of the D.C. area’s most promising technology companies. He is an angel investor in various software startups, and he enjoys providing leadership advisory services to entrepreneurial companies and philanthropic organizations.

In 2012, David was named one of SmartCEO Magazine’s “Future 50.” In 2011, he was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of “40 Under 40” who are Washington, D.C.’s brightest young business leaders. In 2010, he was selected a winner of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

David is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Franciscan University and previously held advisory positions with iMPACT Ventures and Verdant Strategies. He also sat on the Development Advisory Committee of the Franciscan Sisters of the 3rd Order Regular. Before founding 3Pillar, David was a Principal at Digital Focus, where he oversaw the development of custom software solutions. He has consulted for a wide variety of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. David earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he studied Communications and Theology.

CFO

MARIA IZURIETA

Maria Izurieta has over 20 years of strategic and financial management experience in key executive positions in both emerging and publicly-traded technology companies. She has been successful at advancing companies’ corporate strategies and enhancing shareholder value through delivery of industry leading financial and operational techniques and practices.

Ms. Izurieta has been the chief executive officer (acting) and chief financial officer of Wireless Matrix, a publicly-held Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, where she has initiated and implemented a broad range of strategic, financial, and operational solutions. She led the sale of the company to CalAmp Corp, at a 21% premium. Ms. Izurieta also filled the role of chief operating officer prior to becoming the chief executive officer.

Ms. Izurieta is currently also a financial advisor to AFrame Digital, Inc., a health monitoring SaaS provider. Prior to these appointments, Ms. Izurieta was the chief financial officer at VIPdesk, a venture-backed service company based in Alexandria, VA, where she directed the company’s financial and strategic planning. Ms. Izurieta also held the role of vice president of finance and administration for CyberCash, Inc., a publicly held SaaS based electronics payments company, raising funds and leading mergers and acquisition activities. Ms. Izurieta began her career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand in its high-technology practice specializing in initial and on-going public offerings.

Ms. Izurieta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She was a finalist for the Northern Virginia Technology Council CFO of the Year Award in 2008.

EVP Market & Client Services

TONY ORLANDO

Anthony (Tony) Orlando leads sales, marketing, and sales operations at 3Pillar Global. Prior to joining 3Pillar, Tony served in various executive roles at CA Technologies leading business transformation initiatives and driving growth. While at CA, he most recently served as SVP & GM North American Channel and Mid-Market. Additional roles included SVP & GM Eastern U.S. and SVP Solution Sales Wily Technology North America.

Tony also served in leadership roles at NetApp, Strategic Technologies and The Allied Group, building and leading pre-sales, business development, professional services, and consulting organizations. Tony began his career at Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Company (now Lockheed Martin), integrating and maintaining high-speed data networks, systems and storage for NASA’s Space Flight Program Office.

Tony is proud to serve on the MBA Program Advisory Board at his alma mater, Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA, from which he earned a BSBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA.

SVP, CLIENT SERVICES

DIANNE BLACK

Dianne Black is the SVP Client Services at 3Pillar Global. Prior to joining 3Pillar, Dianne held leadership roles in IT and Product Development at Fannie Mae, AOL, NeuStar, MCI, and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). She most recently served as Vice President in Operations and Technology at Fannie Mae, where she led an IT Transformation effort and IT Governance.

At AOL, she served as VP of Affinity Products and Global Product Operations. She also served as VP of VoIP Product and Operations, where she led the implementation of the VoIP business at AOL, and also led the “re-launch of the mobile internet” for AOL as VP of Mobile Product and Program Management. Dianne also served in leadership roles at NeuStar, Inc. and MCI WorldCom in IT, Video, Mobile, and Product Marketing. Ms. Black began her career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) as a Management Consultant in Washington, DC.

Dianne serves on the board of Our Daily Bread, a non-profit organization addressing the unmet needs of low-income families in Fairfax County. She holds a Masters in Telecommunications and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech.

SVP of Engineering

JEFF NIELSEN

Jeff Nielsen is 3Pillar’s SVP of Engineering. In this role, he oversees the delivery of technology services to all 3Pillar clients. Jeff is responsible for all development processes in the company and manages numerous global client-based engineering teams.

Prior to 3Pillar, Jeff was the CTO and SVP of Delivery at the Santeon Group, where he ran their global software development initiatives and their agile coaching practice. At Santeon he provided executive-level coaching to federal agencies and Fortune 100 commercial clients making large-scale transitions to agile. As Head of Engineering at TrapWire for three years, he oversaw more than 50 production releases of the company’s flagship SaaS product. Jeff was also Vice President/Chief Scientist at Digital Focus, pioneering their use of agile methods in early 2001. Jeff has worked with a number of organizations – from startups to multibillion-dollar firms – over the course of more than a decade to help them improve their software development processes.

Jeff holds M.S. and M.A.Ed. degrees in Computer Science and Instructional Technology from Virginia Tech and a Bachelors in Music from BYU.

VP Product Strategy & Partnerships

BETH JACOBS

Beth Jacobs is 3Pillar’s VP of Product Strategy & Partnerships. Prior to joining 3Pillar, Beth held senior leadership roles in digital and mobile product management, operations, and business development at Fortune 100 digital media and technology companies such as The Washington Post, AOL, Nokia, The Weather Channel, Cox Interactive, and AT&T.

She most recently served as GM of Mobile at The Washington Post, heading up the company’s mobile business, strategy, and product management across all mobile platforms, as well as overseeing strategic partnerships in the wireless space. At AOL, Beth served as VP of Mobile Business Development, where she led global, mobile communications strategic partnerships and transactions, managing $60+MM partnerships with US and global wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, and third-party technology vendors, as well as overseeing partnerships with Apple, Google, RIM, Nokia, and Samsung. Other leadership roles include senior business development and marketing positions at software and digital media companies such as Allconnect, Synchrologic (now Nokia), The Weather Channel, and Cox Interactive Media. She began her career at AT&T in sales and product marketing.

Beth has an MBA in Marketing and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA in International Relations and Japanese Studies from Bucknell University; and studied abroad in Kyoto, Japan. She is active in several industry associations including The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), CTIA The Wireless Association, The Online Publishers Association (OPA), Women in Wireless, Women in Technology, and is a native of Washington, DC. Beth was named to Mobile Marketer’s Mobile Women To Watch 2012 list.

SVP, International Operations

CATALIN STEF

Catalin (Cata) Stef is the SVP, International Operations at 3Pillar Global. In this role, Cata oversees operations of 3Pillar offices in Noida, India and Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara locations in Romania.

Cata has a long history of both founding and growing successful product delivery organizations, starting with Dacomy in 2003, which initially focused on delivering products for local Romanian and European clients. The company then expanded into Canada to deliver a telecom software application, Dacomy, and connected with Devix Corp, a US company. Dacomy built a state of the art ecommerce platform for Devix, and based on its solid reputation and good work, Dacomy was acquired by Devix in 2006. Two years later, LeverPoint sought to acquire the Romanian presence of Devix after hearing of their excellence in delivery. Under the LeverPoint umbrella, Cata grew the size of the Cluj delivery center from 15 to 50 people. The 3Pillar Global acquisition of LeverPoint in December 2009 positioned Cata’s team for even more growth. He extended the good reputation of 3Pillar in Cluj-Napoca and opened the second location in Timisoara. Today, Cata manages over 530 people in India and Romania combined.

Cata earned his Bachelors degree from the "Babes Bolyai" University of Cluj-Napoca, where he studied Computer Science. He played basketball for 20 years and can still often be found playing basketball or soccer with his team. His accessible management style and hands-on leadership continues to make him and his teams stand out. He credits his mother, who successfully managed a number of businesses in Romania, too, for his entrepreneurial spirit.

VP, Corporate IT and Chief Security Officer

ANIMESH SINGH

Animesh Singh is the VP, Corporate IT and Chief Security Officer at 3Pillar Global. In this function he is responsible for all aspects of strategic IT planning, implementation, support and Information security worldwide. Animesh has engineered a reorganization of IT’s performance and service levels, transformed IT into a strategic business partner, and managed and delivered multiple large scale projects on time and within budget. Animesh has more than 12 years of experience in the IT space and was heading IT at BrickRed Technologies when it merged with 3Pillar Global in August 2011.

At BrickRed, he was also the Chief Security Officer and was responsible for attaining the ISO 27001 certification and maintaining it. In the past, he has worked in IT leadership roles with large business conglomerates like DS Group and Halcyon DataCorp, the IT division of ChequePoint Group. Animesh holds an MBA in Information Technology and is an active contributor to various CIO level magazines.

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

MICHAEL DERING

With over 25 years of experience in the technology industry in the Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, Michael Dering regularly mentors founders of emerging companies and has served on various boards of directors of emerging companies in this capacity. His experience will assist our management in business and operational analysis pre- and post-investment.

Most recently Michael was President and CEO of ServiceBench, Inc., a privately-held SaaS business focused on optimizing the delivery of post-sale service by integrating the service supply chain to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs. Service Bench was sold in early 2008 to NEW, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Service Bench was financed by venture capital, and each venture investor generated significant venture capital returns from the sale.

Prior to ServiceBench, Michael served as President and CEO of CrossAccess Corporation, a multi-national venture-funded software infrastructure company that focuses on integrating corporate business functions with new e-business applications. Prior to joining CrossAccess, he served as President and CEO of two Bell & Howell companies. Under his leadership, Bell & Howell Mail and Messaging Technologies doubled its profits and grew revenues to $500 million while cultivating a broad customer base that included telecommunications carriers. Michael holds a BS from the University of Maryland, College Park.

PRESIDENT & CEO

DAVID H. DEWOLF

David DeWolf is the Founder and CEO of 3Pillar Global, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s fastest growing technology companies. In this role he has guided 3Pillar to a leadership position within the Product Development Services sector, establishing 3Pillar as the go-to innovator for content, information, and data-rich companies looking to grow revenue through software.

David is passionate about software product innovation, entrepreneurship, and principled leadership. He is an active member of the business and technology communities in Northern Virginia and sits on multiple boards. David is a member of Legatus and is a graduate of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs of the D.C. area’s most promising technology companies. He is an angel investor in various software startups, and he enjoys providing leadership advisory services to entrepreneurial companies and philanthropic organizations.

In 2012, David was named one of SmartCEO Magazine’s “Future 50.” In 2011, he was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of “40 Under 40” who are Washington, D.C.’s brightest young business leaders. In 2010, he was selected a winner of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

David is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Franciscan University and previously held advisory positions with iMPACT Ventures and Verdant Strategies. He also sat on the Development Advisory Committee of the Franciscan Sisters of the 3rd Order Regular. Before founding 3Pillar, David was a Principal at Digital Focus, where he oversaw the development of custom software solutions. He has consulted for a wide variety of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. David earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he studied Communications and Theology.

BOARD MEMBER

W. ED JOHNSON

Ed Johnson is a seasoned business leader having served as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor for over 40 years. He is the founder and former CEO of several companies including Grandy's Country Cooking, an early innovator in the quick-service homestyle food business. Ed has served as a board member for several organizations, including Papa John’s and Don Pablo's.

Ed is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Franciscan University of Steubenville where he chairs the Finance Committee. He was formerly the interim President and CEO of Christian Community Action (CCA). With 1,800 volunteers, 100 employees, and an $8 million budget supported largely by donations, CCA provides food, shelter, healthcare, and welfare to thousands of people in 48 communities. He currently serves as Chairman of CCA.

BOARD MEMBER

MARY DRIDI

Mary Dridi is an accomplished Chief Financial Officer with a wide range of experience and success with both private and public technology companies, primarily in software, IT services and internet/ecommerce. She was instrumental in the growth and management of webMethods, Inc., which was recognized as the strongest revenue growth software company in the U.S. from 1998 to 2002 ($0 to $200 million). She also led the company’s IPO which was the most successful software IPO to date in 2000.

Mary was named CFO of the Year by the Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC Technology Councils in 2002. Ms. Dridi currently serves on the Board of Advisors of Geostellar and buySAFE and is a member of the Deloitte Tech Venture Center Board of Advisors. She was previously a board member of Metastorm from 2008 to 2011 when it was acquired.

BOARD MEMBER

MARC LEDERMAN

Marc Lederman is a General Partner and Co-Founder of NewSpring Capital. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has a wealth of experience in the fields of accounting, finance, and consulting. Prior to his current stint with NewSpring Capital, Marc worked extensively within the healthcare and financial services industry.

He also worked as a Manager in the Business Assurance and Advisory Services Group of Deloitte & Touche and was instrumental in critical merger and acquisition engagements.

Other portfolio companies in which Marc has overseen investment in include: Brian Communications, Exegy, LiquidHub, Quintiq, Raritan, VelociData, AppTec Laboratories, CorrectNet, Innaphase and The FeedRoom. Marc holds a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) and a BS in Accounting from Villanova University.

CLIENT EXECUTIVES
CLIENT EXECUTIVES
PAUL DOMAN
CHRIS GRAHAM
Client Executive

PAUL DOMAN

Paul Doman leads the Information Services vertical at 3Pillar Global. He serves 3Pillar clients who span multiple industries, including companies in the Education, Financial, Security, and ISV industries. Additionally, Paul serves traditional services companies who are expanding their offerings to include software products. 

As a Client Executive, Paul is ultimately responsible for the health and growth of strategic 3Pillar client relationships including enterprise, mid-sized companies, small businesses, and startups. He manages a team of Client Partners and Sales Executives that are focused on helping data-rich companies derive value out of new or existing revenue-impacting software products. Prior to his current role, Paul served as a Sales Executive at 3Pillar for more than two years and was directly accountable for a significant portion of 3Pillar’s new account growth. Paul is one of the most tenured employees at 3Pillar. He joined the 3Pillar family in 2009 when the company was only 20 employees strong as the company’s Director of Finance. 

Paul holds a BS in Finance and an MBA from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He served as an Officer (Captain) in the US Army National Guard, having deployed for 12 months in 2005. Paul currently resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Maura, three sons, and daughter.

Client Executive

CHRIS GRAHAM

Chris Graham leads the Media & Entertainment vertical at 3Pillar Global. He works with clients across the Media and Entertainment space, including Broadcast Media, Online Media, Publications and Newspapers, Gaming, Music, and Sports. Chris is responsible for ensuring overall customer success and satisfaction as well as growing the vertical’s client base. Prior to joining 3Pillar, Chris was an Engagement Director at Siteworx. While at Siteworx, Chris led experience design, web content management, eCommerce, digital asset management, and systems integration engagements with Fortune 1000 clients. He oversaw project management and business analysis and provided strategic and tactical leadership across a portfolio of national accounts to ensure customer success. Chris also served in business development and project management roles at Bridgeline Digital and Network Solutions. Chris began his career in the IT staffing and workforce solutions industries and worked for Apex Systems and XM Satellite Radio (now SiriusXM). Chris holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Mary Washington. Chris, his wife, and their three children live in Northern Virginia.

3PILLAR GLOBAL LOCATIONS

3Pillar is a global organization with a footprint on 3 continents and close to 600 employees worldwide. Looking to pay us a visit or get in touch? Contact information for all of our office locations throughout the United States and the world can be found below.

  • US Office Locations

    CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

    3975 FAIR RIDGE DRIVE SUITE 200 SOUTH FAIRFAX, VA 22033
    703.259.8900 COMMUNICATIONS@3PILLARGLOBAL.COM

  • US Office Locations

    BASKING RIDGE

    233 MT. AIRY ROAD
    SUITE 100
    BASKING RIDGE, NJ 07921

  • US Office Locations

    BOSTON

    75 ARLINGTON STREET
    BOSTON, MA 02116

  • US Office Locations

    NEW YORK

    1325 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
    27TH FLOOR
    NEW YORK, NY 10019

  • US Office Locations

    SANTA CLARA

    5201 GREAT AMERICA PARKWAY
    SUITE 320
    SANTA CLARA, CA 95054

  • UK Office Locations

    LONDON

    TRIDENT COURT
    1 OAKCROFT RD
    CHESSINGTON
    SURREY, KT9 1BD

  • Romania Office Locations

    TIMISOARA

    CITY BUSINESS CENTRE
    CORIOLAN BREDICEANU NO.10
    BUILDING B, 1ST FLOOR
    TIMISOARA, 300011
    US PHONE:703.563.5285
    LOCAL PHONE:+40364.885.799
    FAX:+40364.402.269

  • Romania Office Locations

    CLUJ-NAPOCA

    THE OFFICE CLUJ-NAPOCA, BULEVARDUL 21 DECEMBRIE 1989, No. 77, ENTRANCE B, 5th FLOOR, ROOM 5.1, CLUJ-NAPOCA, CLUJ COUNTY LOCAL PHONE:+40364.885.798 FAX:+40364.402.269

  • India Office Locations

    NOIDA

    B-25, SECTOR-58 NOIDA-201301, INDIA PHONE:+91.120.675.6999

Careers

SEEKING: PASSIONATE INNOVATORS

In delivering software product solutions that provide real value for our clients, 3Pillar employees all over the world are always innovating, always learning. We are a fast-growing product development company of enthusiastic and hard-working people who share these core values: integrity, agility, and innovation. At 3Pillar, you can expect to work with some of the brightest, most innovative people on the planet.

To find out more about what it’s like to work at 3Pillar, feel free to read our blog or check out our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Google+ pages. They’re all great places to get a feel for who we are, our values, and our culture as an organization. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where creative, brilliant minds come together to produce awesome software products, then we are interested in hearing from you. Please check out our open positions and apply today.

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