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Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer of Veritext, Rich is responsible for the management and direction of our court reporting business. Rich works closely with our Executive team and Regional Vice Presidents focusing on the growth and optimization of the business. As CEO, Rich ensures Veritext is an industry-leading premier provider of tech-enabled legal services.
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 portfolio companies of private equity firm, Investcorp International. Prior to working as a CFO of private equity 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 a CPA in the State of New York.
Chief Operating Officer
Joe is responsible for maximizing operational performance at Veritext, while driving improvements across broad workstreams that encompass people, process, and technology.
Joe is a seasoned operating veteran having led large scale businesses in various industries. Prior to joining Veritext, Joe was Chief Operating Officer and SVP of Business Development for National Express LLC., a $1 billion provider of people transportation solutions, where he helped optimize and grow the transit business. Joe also spent nearly a decade with Hertz Inc. in both project management and operational capacities, most recently as Vice President of Operations.
Joe is a certified Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Widener University and an MBA from Villanova University.
Chief Technology Officer
Tony develops and supports the mission critical systems our clients, reporters and employees use every day. His focus at Veritext is to ensure that clients and Veritext staff have the very best experience with easy to use, highly reliable and highly secure tools.
Tony has worked in information technology for over 25 years, focusing on software product development, infrastructure, operations and data analytics. He has worked extensively in the scientific and healthcare arena, having developed clinical laboratory information systems and infrastructure services for Corning Life Sciences, and analytic product development and operations at Thomson Reuters Healthcare and Truven Health Analytics. He also has experience in the banking, finance and legal industries.
Tony has served as Chief Technology Officer for Veritext Legal Solutions since September 2015. Just prior to Veritext, he served as Chief Technology Officer at Truven Health Analytics. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University.
Chief People Officer
As CPO Janel is responsible for all aspects of Veritext’s human resources strategy, including talent management and leadership development, driving culture, employee engagement and rewards across the U.S. and Canada. She works closely with the Veritext management team to ensure we continue to build a culture that attracts, retains, and develops our talent.
Prior to Veritext, Janel was the Chief Human Resource Officer for Sikich LLP, a rapidly growing national professional services firm with 1100+ professionals focusing in areas of technology ERP consulting, Salesforce, managed services, cybersecurity, accounting and advisory services.
Janel holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Resources Management from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in Human Resources Management from DeVry University. She is a designated Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Chief Financial Officer
Harsha brings her strategic perspective and experience in working with private equity backed companies to the business as we continue to drive innovation and scale at Veritext. Harsha joins Veritext after having served as CFO of North America Corporate Services at Sodexo, a global leader in food and facilities management for the last 11 years.
Prior to Sodexo, Harsha held numerous senior financial executive roles at Intralinks, Fiserv and Jazz Technologies. Harsha is a CPA and obtained her Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance from Mumbai University.
Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Valerie manages our brand, marketing and communications programs working closely with the Veritext team to ensure they are equipped with the tools to effectively communicate Veritext’s value to clients, prospects, and independent contractors.
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).
Executive 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.
Executive Vice President, Sales
Dean is responsible for driving revenue growth across Veritext, by building and leading the highest performing sales team in the industry and bringing innovative solutions to our clients.
Dean has an outstanding track record of achieving performance goals and building successful sales leaders and teams. Prior to joining Veritext in November 2017, Dean was Senior VP of Sales for Valassis, Inc., a provider of integrated marketing solutions. He was responsible for managing and developing a sales team of more than 250 people, in four regional offices, all of whom were focused on driving profitable revenue through organic growth and new business development. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Utah.