Executive Team

Nancy Josephs

Chief Executive Officer

Nancy is focused on ensuring Veritext continues to deliver on its promise of outstanding client service and operational excellence nationally and in each of our regions. A pioneer in the court reporting industry, Nancy continues to focus on ways to improve the way we serve all our clients, while maintaining the unique and personalized offerings available in each location we serve.

Nancy is a co-founder of Veritext. She has been an integral part of the management team that has helped Veritext grow into the industry leader. Prior to Veritext's founding, she spent nearly 15 years as a management consultant, providing services to Fortune 500 clients across a variety of industries on strategic initiatives such as optimizing organizational structures, business processes, information technology, and human resources. Nancy has also held the positions of Vice President with Bronner Slosberg Humphrey, President and Founder of Brookshire Enterprises, and Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche. She holds Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health degrees from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan.

Rich Antoneck

Chief Financial Officer

Rich is responsible for ensuring that Veritext maintains our strong financial position.  He looks after the financial and accounting functions business and executes on our real estate strategy to ensure we have the highest quality locations for our clients and employees.  Rich also oversees the company’s Human Resources team – at the center of helping Veritext recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

Rich joined Veritext in 2011 and brings a deep history of financial leadership and experience, particularly in working with companies owned by private equity firms.  Prior to joining Veritext, Rich served eight years as the CFO  for Accuity Solutions and SourceMedia, both of which were owned by Investcorp the current owners of Veritext.  Prior to working with Investcorp portfolio companies, Rich spent eight years in senior financial roles at the Thomson Corporation.  Rich holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, both from St. John’s University and is CPA in the State of New York.

Frank Licata

Chief Technology Officer

Frank is a self professed “geek” who has brought his passion for technology and how it serves clients to Veritext.  Frank is responsible for and has led the company to a new level with world class technology infrastructure, security, applications and product development.

Frank joined Veritext in 2011 and has decades of experience leading all aspects of technology in a variety of different industries such as defense, advertising, banking, science, intellectual property, healthcare and legal.   Prior to Veritext, Frank was a Divisional and Group CTO for 23 years at Thomson Reuters in the Science, Healthcare, Legal and Accounting division. He served on the Market Group Executive Committee and the Thomson Reuters CTO Council. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Frank was Vice President for Development for Chase Manhattan Bank Credit Card, Personal Loan, ATM and Branch Network Divisions. He graduated from Villanova University in Mathematics.

Valerie Berger

Senior Vice President, Product Management & Marketing

Valerie manages our brand, promotion and marketing program working closely with our Sales team to ensure they are equipped with tools to effectively communicate Veritext’s value to clients and prospects.

Additionally, she oversees Veritext’s product management function and concentrates on making certain that our clients and partners are provided with superior technology products and services.

Valerie has 20+ years experience in Product Development and Marketing working within the professional and healthcare sectors of Thomson Reuters.  Just prior to joining Veritext, she held several executive positions at PDR Network (most recently SVP, Publishing and Operations) where over the course of her tenure she had responsibility for product management and all operations functions and was actively engaged in building out PDR’s content sets and capabilities to deliver a broader set of healthcare information services.  She has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in International Marketing from Bernard M Baruch College (CUNY).

Adam Friend

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Adam helps ensure that Veritext is constantly evaluating new opportunities, allowing us to maintain our position as the industry leader via acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and new markets.   

Adam joined Veritext in 2011.  Prior to joining Veritext, Adam was Senior Associate at the Riverside Company, a middle market private equity firm, where he led investments in growing medium-sized businesses in a variety of industries, and helped those businesses grow through strategic guidance, acquisition support, and additional capital.  Veritext was one of his portfolio companies at Riverside, and he worked with the Veritext management team on many of the company’s acquisitions during that time.  Prior to Riverside, Adam worked for an early stage venture capital firm in Madrid, Spain, and spent five years as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  He holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an AB in Economics from Duke University.

Janet Pawlak

Senior Vice President, Sales