Leadership Team

Dr. Richard A. Davis

Co-Founder / Chairman and Chief Technical Officer
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Dr. Davis’ personal mission for two decades has been the improvement of consumer and business transactions using voice/data technologies. In 1990, he co-founded Radish Communications Systems (now known as Radish 1.0) to invent, develop, and pioneer a new modem protocol for sending data during ordinary phone calls.

Previously, Dr. Davis held various engineering and management positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories. After Radish 1.0 was acquired in 1996, he co-founded and grew several ventures with prize-winning collaboration and technical support technology.

He has an MS and Ph.D. in Engineering from Columbia University. In addition, he holds numerous patents from his work at Bell Laboratories and Radish 1.0.

Dr. Theresa M. Szczurek

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer
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Dr. Szczurek oversees all business operations. As co-founder, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Planning Officer of Radish 1.0, Szczurek was key in transforming the start-up into a thriving firm that sold for over $40 million. Recently, as CEO of Technology and Management Solutions, LLC she helped clients grow exponentially through strategic planning/execution, market/sales development, and organization/leadership development.

Dr. Szczurek began her career with eight years at AT&T Bell Laboratories and AT&T International, first designing and greatly improving performance of business information systems and then producing large-scale revenue growth by managing their delivery into world markets.

Dr. Szczurek wrote the Amazon-bestseller, Pursuit of Passionate Purpose, which provides her proven, step-by-step formula for success.  She holds an MS in Operations Research from Stanford University and an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration (with a focus in Marketing and Organization Development) from the University of Colorado.

Anthony J. Brittain

Co-Founder / Chief Architect and Developer
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Mr. Brittain began his career working with Seymour Cray developing supercomputers at Los Alamos and other US National Laboratories. He has over 30 years experience in developing computer software, hardware, and telecommunications products/services in entrepreneurial technology-based firms such as Scientific Software, Intercomp, and NBI. As Director of Software and Advanced Technology at RCS, he designed the Help Desk application that became an industry standard for diagnosis and repair of software on remote PCs during a phone call.

He has a BS in Applied Math and Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and holds numerous patents.

Mark W. Dreher

Sales and Business Development
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Mark Dreher is an entrepreneur with broad experience as a senior executive and company builder. After spending six years at Motorola Communications, Mr. Dreher co-founded CommNet Cellular, a regional cellular company with operations in the western US. While at CommNet, he helped guide the company through its initial public offering and evolution into a leading cellular carrier. CommNet was sold to Verizon Wireless for $1.3 billion. He joined Nextel Communications at its’ inception, serving as Area President with responsibility for managing all operations throughout the inter-mountain west. His business unit established Nextel as the leading competitive wireless carrier in the region, while growing the business from start-up to more than $200 million in annual revenue.

Mr. Dreher served as Managing Principal of the iVention Group, a venture capital fund focused on early stage investing in telecommunications, technology and the Internet. He developed an innovative business accelerator-based investing model characterized by an operationally focused approach to working with portfolio companies. Recently, he became the President and CEO of Knowledge Factor, a company focused on developing and deploying a unique learning solution delivered through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. During his tenure, the company successfully raised private equity capital and grew from a start-up to more than $4 million in sales. Most recently, Dreher is a Principal Consultant at Inflection Point Partners, an independent consultancy delivering high value, rapid results in the sales, marketing and client services areas.

A native of Colorado, Mr. Dreher graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Marketing, and earned his MBA at the University of Denver.

Kim Koeller

Senior Director of Customer Experience
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Ms. Koeller brings more than 25 years of global customer experience management, multi-channel contact center and IT consulting expertise. As a Global CRM Partner with Accenture and President of Horizon Group International, she has led integrated business and technology teams to deliver innovative project solutions for cross-industry clients on four continents.

An acknowledged expert on the multi-channel customer experience, Ms. Koeller has authored articles, training tools and engagement methodologies focused on customer care and CRM technologies including IVR, speech recognition, CTI, web call back and contact center applications. She has been a public speaker at hundreds of national and international conferences worldwide and is the creator of 10-plus educational mobile applications for Apple and Android devices purchased by customers in over 60 countries. Ms. Koeller earned her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and her BA from Purdue University.

Steve Parrish

Financial Consultant
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Steve has made a career of working with small businesses – either as a full time employee or on a consulting basis.  He is currently a partner with B2B CFO® providing out-sourced CFO services to Radish Systems and other clients.  His experience has bridged many industries including software development, SAAS, manufacturing, professional services, telematics and food processing.  He has held senior level positions in accounting, finance, sales and marketing, and global licensing on multiple occasions in the course of his career.  Steve’s relentless focus is to increase company profitability, to design timely and accurate management reports, to create meaningful budget models, to implement best-practice business processes and to ensure an optimal capital structure.  Steve earned his MBA degree from Cornell University.  He is a CPA in Colorado (inactive status) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Steve and his wife, Ann reside in Boulder where they enjoy multiple outdoor activities in their spare time.