Management team

Gregory J. Owens

Gregory J. Owens

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Greg is responsible for IronPlanet's development, refinement and execution of the company's overall business strategy and tactics. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Greg served as Managing Director at Red Zone Capital, a Washington, D.C. private equity firm focused on strong revenue growth opportunities. Prior to that time, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Manugistics Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANU), where he doubled annual revenues to $300 million for the supply chain management software company. Before that, he served as Global Managing Partner, Supply Chain Management at Accenture (NYSE:ACN) where he was a founding member of the company's supply chain group.

Greg also serves, or has served, on several outside boards including 3VR, Guardian Analytics, S1 Corporation, Secure Works, and Serena Software. Greg brings to IronPlanet many years of experience and proven results in revenue growth and supply chain business management.

Greg holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and serves on the President's Advisory Board as well as the Scheller College of Management Advisory Board.
James J. Jeter

James J. Jeter

President


Jeff is responsible for leading IronPlanet's sales and new business planning activities including identifying strategic initiatives, developing operational strategies, and leading new market launch initiatives. Prior to joining IronPlanet, he served as Senior Principal at PRTM Management Consultants where he helped lead PRTM's customer experience consulting for Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to joining PRTM, Jeff was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Manugistics Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANU) where he executed global marketing strategies and managed the company's new business development and sales operations initiatives.

Jeff brings more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and international business to IronPlanet, including two international assignments for Iomega, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) and leader in innovative storage and network security solutions for small businesses, home offices and consumers. As Managing Director for Iomega's Asia-Pacific and European operations, he was a significant contributor to the growth of the company's $500 million European business.

Jeff holds a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. from Mercer University.
Deborah M. Schleicher

Deborah M. Schleicher

Chief Financial Officer


Debbie leads IronPlanet's finance group, which includes accounting, financial reporting, compliance, planning and analysis, treasury and tax functions. She joined IronPlanet from Grant Thornton where, most recently, she served as the national partner in charge of the firm's Tax and Finance Optimization and Global Compliance and Reporting practices. Debbie led teams that worked to enhance companies' compliance and reporting processes and controls, improve finance and tax operational performance, and manage tax and reporting risk.

She brings more than 27 years of experience helping dynamic organizations meet their compliance and reporting obligations as well as driving strategy and growth for global public accounting firms. Prior to Grant Thornton, Debbie worked at international public accounting firms, including Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Debbie is a Certified Public Accountant and her Bachelor of Science in Accounting is from the University of Delaware.
Matt Ackley

Matt Ackley

Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President


Matt leads IronPlanet's marketing and customer acquisition efforts across all of our brands. Matt has extensive experience leading marketing and product development for e-commerce brands such as eBay, Google, Marin Software and FairMarket. He is an engineer by training and was an early innovator in online marketplace technology.

At eBay, Matt was vice president, Advertising and Marketing where he focused on revenue and demand generation, including strategic partnerships. In his prior role as senior director, Platform Solutions group, he was responsible for seller tools, eBay's Developers Program, and private marketplaces. After eBay, he was managing director, Media and Platform Market Development at Google. From there, he went on to join Zerve, Marin Software and Practice Fusion in various marketing and product leadership positions. At FairMarket, which was acquired by eBay in 2003, he was instrumental in the growth of its private label marketplace platform. Early in his career, he was a consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

Matt has an M.B.A. from Harvard and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Duke University.
Jeffrey L. Barca-Hall

Jeffrey L. Barca-Hall

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Engineering


Jeff is responsible for the development and operation of IronPlanet's proprietary online marketplace software which powers the company's family of websites. Prior to IronPlanet, Jeff was the Chief Technology Officer for Inprise/Borland Corporation and was responsible for the worldwide research and development organization. Jeff's experience also includes software engineering management positions with Netscape, Symantec, Rapid Enterprise (a start-up which he co-founded) and DataEase.

Jeff holds a B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Yale University.
Randall E. Berry

Randall E. Berry

Senior Vice President, Operations and Services


Randy is responsible for IronPlanet operations organization, including inspection services, customer care, titles & liens, and seller services. Randy also leads TruckPlanet, the company's marketplace dedicated to on-road and vocational trucks. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Randy was with Accenture's supply chain management consulting practice for 14 years, including four years as a Partner. Randy brings more than 30 years of experience to IronPlanet improving business performance in Fortune 1000 companies, including an operations management position with Apple.

Randy graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Douglas P. Feick

Douglas P. Feick

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer


Doug is responsible for IronPlanet's worldwide legal affairs and corporate development activities. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Doug served as Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel at ChoiceStream, Inc. where he managed all legal matters and was responsible for business and corporate development activities, including strategic partner negotiations and deal structuring. Prior to ChoiceStream, Doug was Vice President, Corporate Development and Associate General Counsel, International at Yahoo!, Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) where he first started and ran Yahoo!'s international legal group and then co-ran Yahoo!'s domestic and international corporate development activities.

He brings to IronPlanet more than 25 years of legal and business experience, including many years as primary outside counsel to a variety of high-growth internet, software and technology companies.

Doug graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California. Doug is a member of the State Bar of California.
Jeffrey L. Holmes

Jeffrey L. Holmes

Senior Vice President, Government Solutions and Auction Management


Jeff is responsible for business development, management and growth of IronPlanet's federal, state and local government business, including our military relationships, and our GovPlanet marketplace. Prior to joining IronPlanet, he was partner and managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (formerly PRTM Management Consultants), where he focused on the Global Public Sector business opportunities group (or "GOV group"), including the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. There, he worked extensively on business strategy, organizational alignment, sales and operations planning (S&OP), logistics and supply chain operations. Prior to his position at PRTM, Holmes was an EVP and the president of Worldwide Sales Operations at Manugistics Group Incorporated. During his tenure at Manugistics, he was responsible for developing the Government Business Unit and had oversight for worldwide revenue generation. He also managed seven corporate acquisitions for the company. Jeff has worked extensively in international logistics operations for Mars, Incorporated, including assignments in Russia and Canada.

Jeff retired from the U.S. Army in 1992 as a Lieutenant Colonel with 20 years of active service. He has been a member of the board of directors at both the Supply Chain Council and the American Electronics Association (now TechAmerica). He has an MS, Contracting and Acquisition Management, from Florida Institute of Technology, and a BA, in Political Science from University of Pittsburgh.
Susan T. Stillings

Susan T. Stillings

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications


Susan heads IronPlanet's global corporate communications, public relations and content development efforts. She has more than 20 years of experience working with companies from start-ups to the Fortune 100, helping them develop their corporate narratives and brands. Susan also brings a strong background in investor relations and financial communications. Susan was our CMO from March 2015 to May 2016.

Her prior work includes practice leadership and business development roles with agencies Prosek Partners, Teneo Strategy, Ogilvy (Asia Pacific), and Edelman. She was also a partner at the Brunswick Group and a managing director at Joele Frank. Previously, she ran corporate communications for technology firms Iomega and Merisel.

Susan is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Her Bachelor of Economics and MBA are from the University of Michigan.
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