Our Leadership Team

A diverse team of highly experienced professionals from nonprofit organizations, technology and software developers, and corporate philanthropy with one collective commitment: to improve the tools available to nonprofit organizations and the corporations that support them.

Jim Funari StratusLIVE CEO

JIM FUNARI

CEO and Founder

As co-founder and chief executive officer, Jim has more than 25 years of experience in finance and technology management in the nonprofit, transportation, financial services, and technical services industries. In his role as CEO, Jim guides the company’s strategy and oversees the StratusLIVE product portfolio.

MICHAEL TRAINOR

President and Founder

As co-founder and president, Mike has nearly 30 years of experience as a senior executive in corporations ranging from Fortune 200 companies to entrepreneurial start-ups in a variety of industries, including nonprofits, CRM software, financial services, real estate, and publishing.

JOHN FUNARI

Chief Software Architect and Founder

As co-founder and lead software architect, John has over 15 years of experience in the architecture, development, and delivery of strategic software solutions to a wide range of organizations in the nonprofit and financial-services industries. John guides the architectural vision for the StratusLIVE product portfolio and oversees the product development teams.

DEBBIE SNYDER

Group VP CSR Solutions & Marketing

As Group Vice President, CSR Solutions and Marketing, Debbie has more than 25 years of experience in CSR program leadership, global program development, strategic planning, and consulting.

MARK BRAZIER

Sales Director Nonprofit Solutions

As Director of Sales, Nonprofit Solutions, Mark is responsible for leading StratusLive’s nonprofit sales team as we build and scale our growing client base.

MICHAEL KOWALSKI

Business Development Manager Nonprofit Solutions

As Business Development Manager, Michael brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise CRM software sales, account-based marketing/sales, target market analysis, strategic planning, technology consulting, and nonprofit management.

BRANDON FIX

Sales Director CSR Solutions

As the Sales Director, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Solutions, Brandon brings more than 20 years of experience in CSR SaaS sales, operations, and business development to this role.

JOHN CLESE

Director CSR Solutions

In his position as CSR Solutions Director, John is responsible for ensuring successful client on-boarding onto the StratusLIVE Ignite platform and translating client requirements into the initial set up of their workplace engagement programs.

BRETT MEYER

Director Product Management & Services

Brett brings over 20 years of experience as he leads the organization in three key areas: management of all software product lines, end-user training and education, and pre-sales support.

ALICIA STEVENS

Director Customer Success

As Director, Customer Success, Alicia has more than 19 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.  Her areas of expertise include project leadership, marketing, communications, branding, change management, and customer relationship management.

PETE LEMAY

Director Cloud Operations

As director of cloud operations, Pete LeMay has over 20 years of experience in the design, implementation, and operation of computer networks, and is responsible for all aspects of the StratusLIVE hosting environment.