Dr. Jack Scott
Interim Chief Executive Officer and Director
Dr. Jack Scott has served as a director since September 1, 2014. Dr. Scott has a diverse technical and business background spanning more than 35 years that includes applied research, consulting, sales and sales management, executive positions, and ownership of a group of five recycling and manufacturing businesses, including one joint venture, through a holding company, Canadus Technologies, LLC. Dr. Scott is a founding member of Canadus Technologies, LLC since January 2001. Prior to his experience with Canadus Technologies, LLC, from February 1997 to January 2000 Dr. Scott was President and CEO of Encycle, Inc., a $300 million recycling subsidiary, owned by Asarco, Inc., with more than 1,000 employees. Prior to Encycle, Inc., Dr. Scott held various senior management positions with several other companies in the recycling and manufacturing industries.
EVP and Catalyst General Manager
Antone Biondo founded Catalyst Business Development Inc. in 2009, Spindle acquired the assets of Catalyst in September 2015. In 2012, Antone was also an integral part of the establishment of 34 Commerce. Antone was one of three inventors of PressPay a patent pending system and method for Mobile Electronic Purchasing; United States 13831038, a product of EZ PAYY, Inc. PressPay was acquired by 34 Commerce in 2013. The 34 Commerce name was derived from one of the company’s notable founding members, Chairman, Herschel Walker. Herschel wore the number 34 during his collegiate and Hall of Fame football career. As one of the founding members of 34 Commerce, Antone served as COO, CEO, and Board Member before returning his full time focus to Catalyst.
Antone’s experience with the payment industry began while working in advertising for a SF Bay Area agency, Marketing Edge in 2000. Antone left Marketing Edge in 2003 to join Yellow Book, USA as the company was rapidly expanding through the country. Antone was recruited by First Data in 2006 where he honed his advertising and marketing skills while assisting the organization in sales training and sales recruiting. At the end of his first 12 months with First Data, Mr. Biondo was ranked #1 in sales with his achievement of quota exceeding 420%. Mr. Biondo holds a B.A. in Management from Menlo College in Atherton, CA with an emphasis in Sports Marketing.
Vice President of Operations
With more than a decade of industry experience in operations management, Dave is responsible for overseeing Spindle's day to day operations, including cross departmental communication between all Sales, Service & Development teams.
Dave directs a team of production support specialists to ensure the smooth operation of the Spindle platform. Prior to joining the Spindle team, He previously held a management position with Apriva, an industry leader in secure mobile communications and wireless payment processing.
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Director
John Devlin has served as a director and Chairman of the audit committee since October 31, 2011. From October 31, 2011 until June 19, 2014 he also served as our Secretary and Treasurer and as our Chief Financial Officer since August 31, 2015. From February 2009 to February 2015, Mr. Devlin served as a Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Hipcricket, Inc. (formerly Augme Technologies, Inc.), a publicly traded company specializing in mobile technology. Mr. Devlin has been in the investment and asset management business for over 33 years. From October 2008 to October 2011, he served as the Managing Director/Financial Consultant of the American Irish Historical Society (“AIHC”), responsible for managing day-to-day operations, administration and financial oversight of the AIHC and its Fifth Avenue Brownstone headquarters. From October 2003 to October 2008, Mr. Devlin was the Vice Chairman of McKim & Company LLC, a venture capital source firm for start-up companies in the $1 million to $20 million bracket, where he was responsible for providing strategic planning and direction. From 1986 to 2003, he was with J.P. Morgan Investment Management, where he started as a Fixed Income Trader, was later selected for a Special Overseas Assignment and later became a Senior Relationship Manager. Mr. Devlin was also the Committee Chairman for client portfolio guidelines, compliance and performance review for J.P. Morgan accounts with an asset size over $200 billion. Before retiring from J.P. Morgan Investment Management, he held various positions with U.S. Steel Corporation and the Carnegie Pension Fund between 1974 to 1986, where he was involved in directing investment activity of the U.S. Steel & Carnegie Pension Funds with an asset size of over $7 billion. Mr. Devlin received an MBA from Pace University and completed his undergraduate degree in Finance at Georgetown University.