Our Team

Focus School Software now employs over 120 talented and dedicated team members. Many of our training and support staff came from school districts that use our Solutions, arming them with first-hand user experience.

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Andrew Schmadeke

Andrew Schmadeke

CEO

Steven Harnois

Steven Harnois

Director of Operations

Shannon Hutchinson

Shannon Hutchinson

Director of CTE/Higher ED

Bethany Heslam

Bethany Heslam

Director of Implementation


Angela Adams

Angela Adams

Software Engineer

Amber Almendariz

Amber Almendariz

HR Coordinator

Chris Augusto

Chris Augusto

Jr. Release Engineer

Heather Battick

Heather Battick

Support Tech (Tier 1)


Raymond Bennett

Raymond Bennett

Software Tester

Ray Bennett Jr.

Ray Bennett Jr.

Software Engineer

Elaine Boyd

Elaine Boyd

NE Training Manager

Makra Brannon

Makra Brannon

Software Trainer


Donna Brigley

Donna Brigley

NE Customer Engagement Manager

Candy Bringhurst

Candy Bringhurst

NE Receptionist

Will Brock

Will Brock

Automation Engineering Manager

Mike Bronder

Mike Bronder

NE Executive Director


Meg Brown

Meg Brown

Project Coordinator

Nic Brown

Nic Brown

Digital Learning Design Manager

Melanie Burnett

Melanie Burnett

Project Coordinator

Carrie Callahan

Carrie Callahan

SSRS Report Developer


Demerise Cano

Demerise Cano

Project Coordinator

Mary Carroll

Mary Carroll

Software Tester

Sean Catalanotto

Sean Catalanotto

Support Tech (Tier 1)

Annie Cavazuti

Annie Cavazuti

Software Trainer


Angie Chirino

Angie Chirino

Software Tester

John Cupp

John Cupp

Software Tester

Lynn d'Albertis

Lynn d'Albertis

Account Executive

Jason Dobrinski

Jason Dobrinski

Software Architect


Kelly Dueno

Kelly Dueno

Data Specialist

Beth Elliot

Beth Elliot

NE Support Specialist

John Ewing

John Ewing

Software Engineer

Bridget Foster

Bridget Foster

Lead Software Trainer


Lizette Garcia

Lizette Garcia

Technical Writer

Halie Gdovin

Halie Gdovin

Project Manager

Peter Gerakios

Peter Gerakios

Senior System Administrator

Alex Gilliard

Alex Gilliard

State Reporting Specialist


Matt Gilstrap

Matt Gilstrap

Javascript Engineer

Patrick Golden

Patrick Golden

Finance & Security Engineering Mgr.

Aleksandr Golubev

Aleksandr Golubev

Software Engineer (Tier 2)

Patrick Grace

Patrick Grace

NE Product Manager


 Robert Griffin

Robert Griffin

NE QA Specialist

Betty Hartford

Betty Hartford

NE Account Product Specialist

Martina Henry

Martina Henry

Account Executive

Sammy Hodge

Sammy Hodge

Feature Enhancement Engineering Mngr.


Bradley Hornbeck

Bradley Hornbeck

Database Developer

Guy Indelicato

Guy Indelicato

NE Business Manager

Kiffani Irby

Kiffani Irby

Account Executive

Galen Irving-Sachs

Galen Irving-Sachs

Senior Software Engineer


Joseph Jezior

Joseph Jezior

Software Engineer

Tyler Kaylor

Tyler Kaylor

Software Architect

Darren Koenig

Darren Koenig

Software Tester

Larry Kreeger

Larry Kreeger

Software Architect


Dustin Lambert

Dustin Lambert

Account Executive

Mike Lee

Mike Lee

Application Architect

Michael Lekon

Michael Lekon

Senior Software Engineer

Eric Lentz

Eric Lentz

Senior Database Developer


Diane Loux

Diane Loux

NE Sr. Software Developer

Carlos Luna

Carlos Luna

Software Engineer (Tier 2)

Cameron Lutz

Cameron Lutz

Software Engineer (Tier 2)

Ryan McCann

Ryan McCann

Software Engineer


Monica Methot

Monica Methot

Account Executive

Christine Michaud

Christine Michaud

Software Trainer

Jack Miller

Jack Miller

Software Engineer (Enhancements)

Heather Money

Heather Money

Software Tester


Mike Morrison

Mike Morrison

NE Sr. Software Developer

Joshua Murray

Joshua Murray

Software Engineer

Robert Myers

Robert Myers

Tier 2 Engineer Manager

Menaka Narayanaswamy

Menaka Narayanaswamy

Data Specialist


Anita Nesby

Anita Nesby

Senior Software Engineer

C.J. Obartuck

C.J. Obartuck

Project Coordinator, PMP

Elise Owens

Elise Owens

QA Team Lead - Finance, HR/PR, Security

John Panella

John Panella

Support Technician (Tier 1)


Dave Peters

Dave Peters

System Administrator

Jeanie Peterson

Jeanie Peterson

Office Assistant

Brittany Petrenko

Brittany Petrenko

Data Specialist

Monica Pettiette

Monica Pettiette

Marketing and PR Specialist


Cassie Pfister

Cassie Pfister

Software Trainer

Chris Pharo

Chris Pharo

State Reporting Specialist

Chuck Pickens

Chuck Pickens

Pennsylvania & Midwest Business Manager

Denise Polidura

Denise Polidura

Software Tester


Jarrod Porter

Jarrod Porter

QA Team Lead - Feature Enhancements

Tim Redman

Tim Redman

Software Engineer

Susan Richard

Susan Richard

Software Trainer

Bill Richardson

Bill Richardson

Texas Account Executive


Merrie Rickman

Merrie Rickman

NE Software Developer

Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha

Software Engineer

Nicole Rockower

Nicole Rockower

Sr. Software Engineer

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez

Software Engineer (Tier 2)


Jasmine Rogers

Jasmine Rogers

Executive Assistant

Olga Ross

Olga Ross

Javascript Engineer

Adrian Ruiz

Adrian Ruiz

Lead Data Specialist

Bill Schenck

Bill Schenck

NE Business Analyst


Stephanie Schuler

Stephanie Schuler

Project Coordinator

Kaytie Shea

Kaytie Shea

Office Manager

Joe Siwiak

Joe Siwiak

System Administrator

Henry Smoot

Henry Smoot

Director of Reporting, Integrations, and Database Administration


Austin Stanfield

Austin Stanfield

Software Architect

Brittany Stone

Brittany Stone

Support Specialist

Jamie Title

Jamie Title

Director of Support

Holly Tolbert

Holly Tolbert

Lead Software Trainer


Christine Tomalo-Porter

Christine Tomalo-Porter

Account Executive

Sara Vandehey

Sara Vandehey

Software Engineer (Tier 2)

Lauren Velazquez

Lauren Velazquez

QA Team Lead

Ashley Weiss

Ashley Weiss

Technical Writer


Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson

Sr. Software Engineer

Keerthi Yachareni

Keerthi Yachareni

Database Developer