ConnectWise Executive Team
The ConnectWise Executive Team

ConnectWise Executive Team

The people behind ConnectWise are passionate about the IT industry and committed to helping IT solutions companies achieve the highest level of profitability and customer service. Backed by a wealth of experience, ConnectWise has a distinguished executive team that consistently demonstrates dedication and delivers results. Our CEO, also one of our founders, has been recognized by CRN as one of the most innovative executives "finding new ways to bring hot technologies and service opportunities to the channel."

Arnie Bellini

Arnie Bellini, Chief Executive Officer

Arnie Bellini is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ConnectWise. Arnie is the chief visionary behind the company’s long-standing success in the information technology industry. Today, ConnectWise is a leading provider of IT services to companies in the Tampa market and the publisher of the industry’s most widely-used business operating system.

In 1982, Arnie astutely recognized the impact that microcomputers would have on business and formed the company with his brother David. Arnie’s passion to continually drive operational efficiencies and deliver excellent customer service makes ConnectWise one of the most admired companies in the IT services market. Read More.

 

David Bellini

David Bellini, President & Chief Operating Officer

ConnectWise co-founder David Bellini is President and serves as Chief Operating Officer for the company. He also recently assumed leadership for the company's innovation fund, ConnectWise Capital. In his role David oversees the company’s operational activities. This year he is focused on expanding the partner support, consulting and community initiatives as well as the launch of a more comprehensive online university.

David and his brother Arnie founded ConnectWise in 1982 around the time that the personal computer revolution began. The pair recognized the technical support requirements PCs would place on businesses and quickly moved to establish a full-service IT company. Read More.

 

Linda Catrett Brotherton

Linda Catrett Brotherton, Chief Technology Officer

Linda Catrett Brotherton is Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for the development of ConnectWise. She brings more than 25 years of technical expertise to this key organizational position, which also oversees the creation of practical design methods critical to product enhancements.

In 1998, Linda joined as the Director of Operations, the company tasked her with building on the blueprint of what today has become the leading business automation software designed exclusively for the technology industry. Since that time, she has continued to expand on the product’s functionality and integration with leading business management software products including managed services applications, financial and accounting systems, quoting and more.
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Hal Edwards

Hal Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer

Hal Edwards is Chief Marketing Officer for ConnectWise, where he is responsible for overseeing and driving the continual development of the ConnectWise marketing strategy, including sales demand generation, web presence and event planning.

Hal’s broad-based experience includes working for marketing services agencies as well as with a variety of prominent nationally branded organizations. Prior to ConnectWise, Hal had a successful career at Kforce, Inc, where he was Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Read More.

 


Jeannine Edwards, Director, ConnectWise Platform

Jeannine Edwards is the Director of the ConnectWise Platform. In this role, Jeannine ensures ConnectWise is an application that is customizable, extendable and able to be built upon via robust APIs and a supporting Software Development Kit (SDK). Jeannine is the liason for ConnectWise vendor relationships including integration partners, IT Nation and ConnectWise User Group sponsors. Additionally, she cultivates participation in the ConnectWise Marketplace.

With more than twelve years of diversified B2B business development experience in the technology industry, Jeannine has become a well-known figure in the IT Solution Provider channel. Her experience spans vendor program development, research analysis, two tier distribution and partner profitability within the channel community. Read More.

 

Amy Hodge, Director, ConnectWise Community

Amy Hodge is the Director of Community for ConnectWise. Amy is chartered with driving the most engaging and collaborative partner experience in the industry. Amy and her team are deeply passionate about partner success and dedicated to facilitating valuable, open exchanges with the ConnectWise leadership team.

Amy joined ConnectWise in 2009 and has contributed to the expansion of vendor relationships within the ConnectWise ecosystem through integration with ConnectWise and promotion of vendor capabilities to the ConnectWise partner community. Read More.

 


Owen Parry, Director of Operations

Owen describes his position as the “Gorilla Glue” at ConnectWise. Owen not only keeps everything together, he also provides valuable insights from our Partners' points of view. Prior to assuming his new role as Director of Operations on the software side, Owen ran the ConnectWise IT Services group, which provides IT and managed services in the Tampa Bay area. He has been with ConnectWise since 2001. Read More.

 


Earl Provin, Director of Partner Support Services

Earl Provin is Director of Partner Support Services for ConnectWise, where he is responsible for the installation, implementation, and support teams. With 22 years of IT experience, Earl has held positions managing support teams at The Coca-Cola Company, Interliant, Inc and BellSouth.net.

Prior to ConnectWise, he worked as Manager for Help Desk Services for Dendrite International, where he managed the Pharmacia CRM–SFA Point of Sales Technical Helpdesk, the largest of seven pharmaceutical helpdesks supported. Read More.

 

Adam Slutskin

Adam Slutskin, Senior Vice President of Sales

Adam Slutskin, Senior Vice President of Sales, joined the company in 2009 and was first asked to build out the Worldwide Business Development Team. He currently leads the Business Development, Sales, Account Management and Sales Operations teams responsible for worldwide sales, and has overseen rapid and record revenue growth.

With more than 12 years of successful technology sales experience, Adam served as Senior Director of Business Development at Kaseya where he built the North America Business Development Team. Read More.

 


Kathy Smith, Director of Consulting

Kathy Smith joins the ConnectWise team as Director of Consulting, where she is responsible for expanding the onsite consulting offerings and educational department initiatives at ConnectWise.

Kathy has significant experience in project management, consulting and account management. Most recently, Kathy has been a Senior Consultant for NextStep International. Read More.

 


Gerwai Todd, Director of Strategy

As Director of Strategy, Gerwai is responsible for the analysis and execution of strategic initiatives for ConnectWise and ConnectWise Capital.

Gerwai brings a diverse background to his role at ConnectWise. He started his career with Citifinancial, where he worked in sales and branch management. In this position, Gerwai was responsible for managing a three million dollar branch portfolio as well as a significant real estate portfolio. He exceeded sales and profit goals throughout his employment with the company. Read More.

 

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