Company: Leadership Team
Michael Hard -- Chief Executive Officer
Mike has almost two decades of success in the technology industry. As an executive with Microsoft for 17 years, he developed a passion for building innovative technology platforms, then delivering great sales and service to help customers use those platforms to solve business problems. From 2006 through 2008, Mike was vice president of U.S. sales for MSN and a member of the Executive Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau. He ran sales and marketing subsidiaries for Microsoft in Asia, Latin America and New York, winning the Microsoft Builders Award for founding the Financial Services Vertical for Microsoft in 1999. He graduated from Yale University in 1984 and received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1991.
Jerry Aubin -- Chief Operating Officer
In addition to leading the BountyJobs Product and Technology team, Jerry is also responsible for all finance and back office operations at the company. Jerry has 20 years of information technology experience across a variety of roles for both venture-backed start-ups and Fortune 500 software companies. Jerry has been part of the BountyJobs team since its founding in 2006 and has played key roles in developing the marketplace platform. Prior to BountyJobs, he was senior product manager at Seilevel, a consulting company focused on large scale projects, where he was the lead product manager for the launch of the eBay Motors Local Market. Jerry has a B.S. in Engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.
Louie Lafond -- Vice President Client Services
Louie leads our Client Services team and is responsible for on-boarding new customers and ensuring their long-term success on the site. Louie has a diverse background that includes 3 years of orthopedic research at Thomas Jefferson University in association with the Rothman Institute and 6 years as an agency recruiter in the medical device industry with MedSource Recruiters. Louie joined BountyJobs in November of 2007 and launched the BountyJobs account management program 8 months later. Since then, Louie has continued to develop the BountyJobs service approach in his roles as Manager of Employer Account Management and Director of Client Services. Louie graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with honors and majored in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics.
Mike Fox -- National Sales Director
Mike leads all Enterprise Sales divisions for BountyJobs. His teams are responsible for securing, implementing, maintaining and growing our Enterprise relationships on the employer side of BountyJobs. Mike joined BountyJobs in February of 2010 after a successful career selling and managing teams for large global deals for the logistics company DHL Express. He has almost 20 years of sales and management experience and has worked with the world's largest companies in all stages of client relationship from Sales, Implementation, Support and Strategy. When not at BountyJobs, Mike spends his time with his wife and two daughters in upstate New York.
Chris Mason -- Director of Account Management and Headhunter Sales
Chris leads the teams that help employers and headhunters maximize results using BountyJobs. He has long been a leader - from captain of his collegiate rugby team to building out sales and recruiting staffs with Vector Marketing and Onward Healthcare. Bringing more than 12 years of sales and management experience, Chris joined BountyJobs in March of 2011 and once again advanced into a management role guiding others. Chris graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S in Accounting and resides in Connecticut with his wife and growing family.
Amanda Meyer -- Director of Finance
Amanda leads the finance team at BountyJobs. She brings over 12 years of finance expertise from various professional service organizations to her role as the Director of Finance. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Business Management degree from Aurora University, where she was also Vice President of Delta Mu Delta, the student Business Honor Society. Amanda regularly competes in a USTA tennis league, and enjoys volunteering for worthy causes.
Christian Yungk -- Director of Technology
Christian leads the technological direction of BountyJobs, being responsible for the design, implementation, and operations of its product offerings. Christian brings 18 years of web-based, enterprise-level application design and implementation experience to the BountyJobs team. He joined BountyJobs in 2010. Prior to that, he spearheaded a total product redesign for Kronos' federal product offering, webTA. He has copious experience in all aspects of software design and operations; dealing with security for classified federal projects, internalization and coordination of globally distributed telecommunications applications, and the operations and maintenance of decentralized, custom application solutions. Christian graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Urban Systems Engineering.