Passageways Leadership

Paroon Chadha

Co-Founder & CEO

Colin Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Lockhart

Vice President, Sales

Anne Deno

Vice President of Technical Support & OnSemble Products

Stephanie Scott

Vice President, Customer Experience

Doug Wilson

Vice President, Product

Mick Cobb

Vice President, Engineering

Rashmi Bijai

Senior Director, Marketing

Neophytos Palettas

Senior Director, Design

Brad Mueller

Senior Director, Mobile Engineering

Paul Stark

General Manager, United Kingdom

Phil McCorison

Principal Software Engineer

Nancy Gutwein

People Operations Manager

Nathan Deno​

Director, Product Manager

Passageways Board of Directors

Paroon Chadha

Co-Founder & CEO

Fred Coulson

Founder and Managing Partner of Five Elms Capital

Austin Gideon

Vice President, Five Elms Capital

Ryan Mandl

Managing Director, Five Elms Capital

Mukund Ramachandran

Chief Marketing Officer, Dynamic Yield

Paroon Chadha

Paroon Chadha co-founded Passageways in 2003 and continues to lead its business strategy, as CEO. He serves on Boards at Passageways, Big Brother Big Sister of Greater Lafayette, Indiana University  Simon Cancer Center, and TechPoint. He was a founding member of Youwecan.org, and is an angel investor in several technology companies.

Paroon is a frequent speaker at conferences and has been widely published in several magazines. He led Passageway’s sales team to be named in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing businesses in America, in 2008. He was named in the Hall of Fame at Purdue University as a Purdue Innovator, in 2013.

Colin Cunningham

Colin Cunningham is Passageways Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Colin oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A, investor relations, internal audit and tax functions.

Cunningham joins Passageways with 25+ years’ experience in finance, strategic, and management experience across the SaaS industry, including roles such as Chief Financial Officer of VeriCite, Vice President of Finance at Aprimo, and Vice President of Finance at Teradata.

Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart is the Vice President of Sales. He joined Passageways in 2015 with over 25 years of sales experience. He is a seasoned and dynamic leader who motivates and inspires sales teams with a positive and team-oriented attitude. A forward-thinking professionals with an unwavering dedication to customers and their success.

Anne Deno

Anne Wertz is the Vice President of Tech Support & OnSemble Products. She joined Passageways in February, 2005 as a Technical Support Specialist. After serving customers in that capacity, she joined the development team as a QA Specialist. Anne earned her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Ball State University. She brings to Passageways over 5 years of programming experience and over 15 years of customer service experience.

Stephanie Scott

Stephanie Scott leads the Customer Success team at Passageways. She joined Passageways in 2007 with 13 years of customer service experience in multiple business sectors including legal and financial services. She now serves as Vice President leading customer success and account growth across our customer base.

Since joining Passageways, she has worked with customers to implement over 300 portals and strategic projects. Stephanie has a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University.

Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson is Passageways Vice President of Products. Doug oversees the development of OnBoard and OnSemble. His teams are responsible for delivering the products that solve real world challenges, delight our customers, and enable teams to perform better, together. Throughout his career, Doug has led cross-functional teams to design, build and launch software solutions and develop ongoing product strategy.

Doug joins Passageways with 15+ years experience in product management, including roles as Director, Product Management at Salesforce, Vice president of Product at Lessonly, and Vice President of Product at Doxly, Inc.

Mick Cobb

Mick is an accomplished leader in Software Development, IT Service Delivery, Enterprise Architecture and Data Security who consistently delivers assets that drive growth and shape cultures.

He combines extensive experience in turnaround, start-up and large-scale enterprise environments. Mick holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Rashmi Bijai

Rashmi is the Senior Director of Marketing. She is responsible for all go-to-market and marketing functions including brand & corporate marketing, demand generation, product marketing & sales enablement.

Before joining Passageways, she worked at Capgemini for 4 years in Asia and Europe. Her experience in the SaaS industry spans various functions including customer relationship management, delivery management, project management, and product development. 

She has an undergraduate degree from Mumbai University and an MBA from the Krannert School of Management.

Neo Palettas

Neophytos Palettas is the Senior Director of Design at Passageways. Neophytos is responsible for all product design at Passageways, including the look and feel of OnBoard’s user interface, user experience, as well as pursuing new ideas and future corporate initiatives.

Neo believes design is interdisciplinary and is proud to be applying design thinking to topics such as system design, product design, service design, and strategy.

Before joining Passageways, Neo was a founding partner at Cellaflora, a product design studio, where he lead design on 200+ projects. He has a background in biomedical engineering.

Brad Mueller

Brad Mueller is the Senior Director of Mobile Engineering. He defines the technical vision and strategy for Passageways mobile products.

Before joining Passageways, Brad was a founding partner at Cellaflora, a product consulting firm, where he was the lead engineer on 30+ projects. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

Paul Stark

Paul Stark is the General Manager of the United Kingdom

Phil McCorison

Phillip McCorison is Passageways Principal Software Engineer. He joined Passageways in 2013 and taking the reins of leading the development and technical progression of OnBoard. He oversees technical decisions for Passageways current and future cloud products and is a mentor for junior engineers on the team. When new tech buzzwords hit the airwaves, it’s his job to see how we can practically apply them to Passageways solutions.

Nancy Gutwein

Nancy manages our recruiting, employee relations, compensation, and benefits strategies, and people operations in general.

Prior to joining Passageways, Nancy spent two years doing HR for B2B SaaS Startups at High Alpha and four years at LivingSocial in Washington, DC.

Nathan Deno

Nathan Deno joined Passageways in 2008 and leads OnBoard product management at Passageways.

Nathan works closely with our customers, partners, and engineerings to define and deliver ongoing value to our OnBoard customers.

Fred Coulson

Fred is the Founder and Managing Partner of Five Elms. Fred is also the Founder and Chairman of Spring Venture Group, the largest digital insurance platform in the senior healthcare market.  

Before founding both Five Elms and Spring in 2006, Fred was a senior investment professional with TH Lee Putnam Ventures, a $1.1 billion private equity firm focused on software-enabled businesses.  

He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Fred currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the University of Kansas School of Business as well as the Advancement Board for the University of Kansas Hospital and its Medical School.

Austin Gideon

Austin Gideon is a Partner at Five Elms and sits on the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Five Elms, Austin was an investor at The Stephens Group, a mid-market private equity firm, and an investment banker with Harris Williams’ Technology M&A Group. At both, he was responsible for analyzing and executing mergers and acquisitions across a diverse range of businesses within the technology, healthcare and consumer sectors. Austin is an owner and Board Member at Silver Lake Bank and on the Young Advisory Board of the Children’s Place.

Austin holds a B.S.C. in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University.

Ryan Mandl

Ryan Mandl is a Partner at Five Elms and sits on the firm’s Investment Committee. Ryan has spent his entire career investing in software businesses at Five Elms. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Maxwell T. Ward Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on raising funds to help children with cardiovascular diseases get the medical treatment they need.

Ryan holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Kansas. Ryan most enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is an expert fantasy football GM, having won two league championships in the last five years. Ryan also enjoys traveling, cooking and collecting guitars he never has time to play.

Mukund Ramachandran

Mukund leads the Marketing team and is responsible for all go-to-market and marketing functions including brand & corporate marketing, demand generation, product marketing & sales enablement. He has over 15+ years of experience in senior marketing positions in high-growth companies such as Krux, DataXu, Tremor Video and Yahoo!. Mukund holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management, and a Master’s in Management Studies from BITS, Pilani, India.