Perfect Commerce Management Team
President and Chief Executive Officer
As the president and chief executive officer, Hamp Wall brings more than 20 years of business development, sales and corporate management experience to Perfect Commerce. Prior to Perfect Commerce, Hamp was president of CorMine, a leading procurement services company which merged with Perfect Commerce in July 2007. He also was a divisional president for industrial giant Ferguson Enterprises. Hamp is a graduate of Wake Forest University.
Managing Director, Europe
As managing Director for the European Market with Perfect Commerce, Martial Gerardin brings more than twenty years of professional services experience in IT and Business Consulting activities, as well as in the specific area of the B to B exchanges. Prior to joining Perfect Commerce, Gerardin served as CEO in Answork from 2000 to 2004, and was responsible for Business Development in Industry markets from 1990 to 2000 in SOPRA, a leading IT consulting firm, in the French Market. He started his career being IT Officer in several Industry companies such as Pampryl and Salomon. Martial Gerardin holds a degree of Ecole Centrale de Lille, and a Licence of Economics Science
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining CorMine in 2004, Tripp Shannon had 18 years of experience in the financial services industry most recently as a Senior Vice President with Wachovia Bank. Tripp became the Chief Financial Officer of Perfect Commerce when it was acquired by Cormine in 2007. Tripp was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Perfect Commerce in 2010. Tripp is a graduate of Colgate University and received a Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2002.
Chief Information Officer
Guy Beaver leads and oversees the development, delivery and support of all Information Technology at Perfect Commerce. He brings over 25 years of IT experience as a technology executive with a track record of success in leading technology delivery in large, mid-sized and start-up organizations. Prior to joining Perfect Commerce, Beaver served as VP of enterprise engagements with Net Objectives, a leading Lean-Agile consulting firm where he led the transformation of IT organizations in Fortune 500 sized companies. He has served as systems manager for an industry-leading mutual fund organization, where he presided over the delivery of the firm's Web applications for account opening and funds transfers. Guy has a master's and a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University, and co-authored the book, Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility.
Vice President, NORTH AMERICAN SOLUTIONS GROUP
Dan Roehrs joins the ranks of Perfect Commerce’s team of procurement and solutions experts, bringing over 20 years of spend management and solutions expertise. Dan is uniquely positioned to lead our team of solution specialists, having served as a respected procurement professional and developing a career as a leader on various professional services teams, sales organizations, supplier enablement task forces, procurement technology advisory groups and B2B commerce marketplace planning/implementation groups. His breadth of knowledge comes from his experiences working for companies like The United States Air Force, AnswerThink Consulting Group (now Hackett Group), VerticalNet (now Bravo), Commerce One (now Perfect Commerce), eScout marketplace (now Perfect Commerce), Provade VMS (services procurement), Ketera, Coupa and HCMWorks (procurement BPO). Additionally, Dan brings experience through having established strategic partnerships and joint go-to-market solutions with providers like SAP, Ariba, FedBid, FieldGlass, Oracle, PeopleSoft and others. Dan is a frequent speaker, author and social media presence in the world of better spend management, sharing his sometimes contrarian ideas to fuel new and innovative thinking to the indirect spend management space. Currently, Dan serves on several community and aviation-related boards and has attended USAF CC and Parkland College.
Senior Vice President, Procurement Services Operations
With a background in electro-mechanical engineering, Vern Warner has more than 16 years of experience in project management including a long tenure with Siemens VDO, where he lead a team of 50 engineering and technology associates involved in new product research and on-going continuous improvement initiatives. Vern holds 13 current and 3 pending U.S patents for technologies that range from electronic signal control, and test and measurement technologies, to spray development for fuel injection systems.
Vice President of Alliances and Partners
Michael joined Perfect Commerce through the acquisition of Supply Chain Connect (formerly ChemConnect), where he served as the President and CEO. Since 1999, Michael has played a critical role in launching Supply Chain Connect and developing the eCommerce platforms that supported the business.
Michael draws on his experience of more than twenty-five years in technology and supply chain management consulting. Previously, Michael served as the Information Technology director for Koch Energy, and as a principal in the energy practice of CSC Consulting. Michael started his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), helping companies in a variety of industries leverage technology for competitive advantage.
Michael holds a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University.
Vice President, Professional Services
As vice president of professional services for Perfect Commerce, Elmer Letts brings an extensive background in both Procurement and Manufacturing. His 30 years experience includes being Director of Corporate Sourcing and Vice President of Eastman Kodak, Leader of the Strategic Sourcing Center of Excellence for IBM’s Procurement Consulting practice, as well as being responsible for manufacturing operations in the US, Mexico, and China. Elmer is a graduate of Purdue University.
Vice President, Product Management & Marketing
Jason Vincelette leads the Perfect Commerce product management team that works with our clients, the market, and our engineering group to continuously increase the value of the products brought to our clients. With 10 years of software industry experience, Jason has a strong background in project management, product management, quality, and software engineering. Certified in Pragmatic Marketing, Jason holds a Masters in Management/ e-Commerce from Cambridge College and undergraduate degree in Management of Information Systems.
Vice President of Accounting
Nikki Lowe joined Perfect Commerce in 2011 as the Vice President of Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant with a diverse accounting background that includes audit, forecasting and analysis, M&A and finance team management. Prior to joining the Company, Nikki was the Sr. Director of Finance and Controller for the direct to consumer, multi-channel Spiegel, Newport News and Shape Fx women’s apparel brands. During her tenure at Spiegel, she led the Finance department through a turnaround & bankruptcy period and expansion into brick & mortar as well as third party marketplaces. Nikki gained valuable operational and forecasting experience as part of the acquisitions team of the nation’s largest plumbing wholesale distributor, Ferguson Enterprises. Following receiving her Bachelors in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, she worked as an auditor for Clifton Gunderson and KPMG, LLP.
Mike Bermudez has been an attorney for Perfect Commerce since 2006. Mike is an undergraduate alumnus of James Madison University and a Juris Doctor graduate of The George Washington University Law School. Mike is responsible for all legal issues arising in the course of business. Prior to joining Perfect Commerce, Mike was an associate in a law firm in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Prior to graduating from law school, Mike worked for a national lobbyist, a U.S. Congressman, a U.S. District Court judge, a research institute, and a U.S. federal agency.