John Hines is the Managing Director at Volaris Group. Under John’s strategic direction is a portfolio of software vertical organizations in various industries, including for Trapeze Group (Transit), AssetWorks, Kinetic Software, In Tempo, Wynne and Gallery Systems (Asset Management). With over 30 years’ experience in enterprise software, John is dedicated to meeting the needs of customers.
John has a B.S. in Mathematics from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. in Executive Management from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Kevin Bade is the General Manager Trapeze Group NA. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience working in software and technology, building and implementing enterprise software applications for both the Transportation and Justice fields. Prior to joining Trapeze Group, Kevin held other roles within Volaris Group, including Senior Vice President at AssetWorks and, most recently, General Manager of CourtView Justice Solutions. Kevin has a passion for customer care and brings strong operational and product management experience.
Kevin has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a M.S in Mechanical Engineering and Operations Research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Marsha brings more than 30 years of information technology experience and has remained a forerunner in software development, specifically in passenger transportation. She has held executive leadership roles in several transportation technology companies, where she drove innovation as well as developed and designed tools that increased productivity.
As CTO for Trapeze, Marsha’s mandate is to seize opportunities for growth, focus clearly, move faster and continue to transform. A large part of this position is to improve Trapeze’s ability to provide innovative products at a faster rate.
Marsha holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Computer Science from Drake University.
Steve Sawyer is Chief Operating Officer of Trapeze North America and is responsible for Development, Professional Services, Customer Care, and Hardware Production. Prior to Trapeze, Steve served in various senior management roles in the areas of Support, Operations, and Professional Services at CA Technologies, Powerband, and Microsoft respectively.
Steve believes in building strong and long-lasting relationships with customers by helping them to achieve their desired business outcomes through successful delivery and trustworthy support. Steve holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (BMATH) from the University of Waterloo.
Steve enjoys various sports including cycling in Waterdown with his wife and three children and participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer. He also enjoys photography and astronomy.
Ted Gilkey is Vice President of Sales for Trapeze North America where he is responsible for overseeing all sales and business development activities.
Ted brings over 15 years’ experience in technology sales leadership in the public sector providing both software and hardware solutions.
Ted holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and a minor in Sports Business from San Jose State University. Ted lives with his wife and three children in Austin, TX.
Ted and his wife spend their weekends at the gym, soccer fields or the pool watching their kids play basketball, volleyball, soccer and swim.
Nathan Partington is Vice President of Finance for Trapeze North America. He is responsible for overseeing all financial activities, including forecasting and planning, driving efficiencies, enforcing divisional Key Performance Indicators and ensuring the overall financial health of the business.
Nathan has held a variety of roles within the Constellation Software group including Head of Internal Audit at Constellation and Manager, Corporate Finance at Volaris Group. Nathan obtained his CPA, CA designation while working at BDO LLP and holds an Honours. B. Comm, Accounting and Financial Management, Minor in Economics from McMaster University.
Nathan lives with his wife and two children in Burlington, ON and enjoys listening to music and playing basketball..
Dimi Demirevski is legal counsel for Trapeze North America. In this role, he manages the legal and contracts department, supporting the business in the United States and Canada. Before joining Trapeze, Dimi was employed as an attorney with BlackBerry (RIM) and law firm, Baker & McKenzie LLP.
Dimi received an Honours Bachelors of Business Administration (HBBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and an L.L.B./J.D. from Osgoode Law School, at York University in Toronto, Ontario.
Dimi was born and raised in Bulgaria and now lives in Toronto with his wife and son. He is an avid soccer fan and player.