President & CTO
Bala has a wide variety of experience both in business, member-based associations and nonprofits. With hundreds of successful projects to his credit, Bala’s business background includes positions at IBM Corporation, COX Enterprises, Global Healthcare Rehabilitation and CUNA Mutual Group. He also provided management consulting for many more small to medium-sized businesses.
Bala has wide exposure in board and advisory roles for several nonprofits, He served as President of the Plymouth, Minnesota chapter of Rotary International. Other nonprofit and member-based associations for which he volunteered or served in leadership positions were RisingStar OutReach, Toastmasters International and Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners.
Executive Vice President – Sales
The community of non-profits, associations, chambers, and economic development organizations have played a large role in Ben’s life – working with a variety of organizations small and large, local, state, federal, and international.
Whether serving the community as a volunteer or in an official capacity as a member of staff for the United States Senate, as a financial advisor, or in various software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology leadership roles, Ben believes the community and our work together provide many ways to effect good in the world.
Ben welcomes conversations to understand if he can assist you and you are welcomed to reach out to him directly at +1 512 574-3203 or [email protected]
Vice President – Marketing
Pete’s professional experience ranges from sales, marketing, and IT positions in Fortune 500 organizations to a leadership role for a successful technology venture.
Chair – Advisory Board
Steve has deep experience in several critical roles, such as general management, business development, strategy, marketing, and sales. He currently serves as President and CEO of Whitehall Specialties, Inc a custom manufacturer of various processed, standard cheese and plant-based cheese products based in Whitehall, WI.