Devin has twenty years of experience investing in technology companies and helping management teams build their companies. Prior to founding ParkerGale, Devin was a Managing Partner at Chicago Growth Partners where he ran their technology group. He studied Art History at SUNY Binghamton and received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Devin supports Chicago’s visual arts community as a Board member of Threewalls and he also is a Trustee of Beacon Academy in Evanston, IL.
Ryan is a board member of ATP as well as a Founding Partner at ParkerGale, responsible for sourcing and monitoring investments. For the eight years prior to founding ParkerGale, he was a Principal at Chicago Growth Partners where he helped manage the technology investment sector. Prior to CGP, he spent two years at Robert W. Baird where he worked in investment banking. Ryan received a BS from Boston College and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management. Ryan supports Chicago youth engagement initiatives through his work with boxing charity The Bloc and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.
Ben is a board member at ATP as well as a Vice President at ParkerGale, responsible for sourcing and monitoring investments. Prior to joining ParkerGale, he worked in growth strategy consulting at Parthenon-EY, partnering with corporate and private equity clients. Ben holds an AB in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Rick has over 30 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Having founded Flightdocs in 2003, he self-funded and led the company’s transformation from a small provider of maintenance management services for a dozen aircraft, to a rapidly growing cloud-based software solutions company serving thousands of aircraft worldwide. Flightdocs was acquired by ATP in June 2020. Previously, Rick founded RTI in 1992, a successful financial statement processing company, which he grew and sold to SourceCorp (publicly traded at the time and now a portfolio company of PE firm Apollo Global Management), where he subsequently served as President of SourceCorp Statement Solutions, until starting Flightdocs.
Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Joe was a Vice President for Battery Ventures, a multistage venture capital firm focused on investing in technology. At Battery, Joe focused on sourcing and executing growth equity and buyout investment opportunities across software, information services and tech-enabled services. His investments at Battery included Avalara and DrillingInfo. During business school, Joe worked at Lake Capital, a private equity firm focused on middle market service-based companies. Prior to his M.B.A. Joe worked as an Associate at Spectrum Equity Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on growth equity investments in technology and information services. Joe began his career in the Corporate Acquisitions Group at ABN AMRO where he advised and executed buy-side and sell-side transactions in the financial services, and financial technology sectors.
Glenn has more than 20 years of experience in the rapidly expanding Software as a Service (SaaS) Industry. In 1999 Glenn founded VelocityEHS, where he served as CEO until 2020 and grew the business to over $100M in ARR. Previous to VelocityEHS, he worked at Ernst & Young LLP in their Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group and at Mead Publishing Paper, where he led sales, marketing and strategic planning efforts. Prior to joining Mead, Glenn served in the US Air Force as an Air Weapons Controller. Glenn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a MBA in Management and Strategy, Marketing and International Business from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.
Chris retired from full-time corporate service in 2017, after 50 years in the aviation industry working with TWA, Northwest Airlines, US Airways, and Triumph Precision Castings.
From 2005-2015, he was Chairman & CEO of TeamSAI Consulting. Following 10 years of steady growth with TeamSAI, the company was acquired by Oliver Wyman and merged with the CAVOK Group. This transaction brought together two of the largest and most capable consulting and technical advisory firms in aviation, creating a powerhouse of over 130 dedicated, full-time consultants and specialists who assist airlines, MRO providers, lessors, investors, airports and other stakeholders on mission critical issues surrounding certification, safety and operational performance, execution and investment.
On his retirement, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Aviation Week & Space Technology for his contribution to the industry.
Founder, Technical Advisor
Phil is a co-founder of CaseBank Technologies Inc., currently known as ATP Software Solutions, and the originator of ATP’s SpotLight® and ChronicX product concepts. Retired in 2020, he continues to advise the company on new applications of the technology. His thirty-five years of aerospace experience includes eight years of hands-on aircraft maintenance, twenty years of technology innovation and development, and twenty-seven years of executive management.
He was also a co-founder of Atlantis Aerospace, which became Atlantis Systems International, where he led teams for product innovation, business development, and new product lines for the company for more than 20 years. He has diplomas in both avionics and aircraft maintenance.
Founder, Technical Advisor
Mark was a co-founder of CaseBank Technologies Inc., currently known as ATP Software Solutions, and architect of its SpotLight product family. He led software development, product design, and technical sales support as the company grew, culminating as VP R&D overseeing all technical and personnel aspects of CaseBank’s software development, quality assurance, and IT. Mark moved into the CTO role at ATP and was key to merging the companies’ technical operations. He continues to advise ATP on industry developments and competitive opportunities regarding AI, Machine Learning, and Predictive Maintenance.
He has been a Certified Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario for 25 years and obtained his B.A.Sc. with Honours in Engineering Science with an Aerospace Option from the University of Toronto.
Mr. Beletic is a former Air Force General with over 20 years of senior executive experience in all aspects of strategy, operations, and financial management. He has served a wide range of strategic military and defense roles including Strategist for the UAE Ministry of Defense, Director of Operations for the Canadian Air Force, Commander of a USAF Fighter Wing, chaired three Think Tanks, and served as President of Safety/Accident Investigation Boards. He currently works as a private consultant and as an USAF Adjunct Professor. His wealth of experience within military and defense ranges from commanding combat flying units to advocating aerospace requirements to the US Congress and leading the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman’s Think Tank in formulating national strategy. He holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Denver, a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle University, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy.