Our Story


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Our Leadership Team:

Phil Montgomery - Interim President

A proven executive leader, Phil has two decades of experience driving transformation and growth in technology companies. He is passionate about the strategic direction of the organization and providing superior service and products to our customers. Phil emphasizes the importance of instilling a collaborative employee culture, and providing continual coaching and development opportunities.

Phil joined MicroEdge in 2011 after three years of building service delivery teams at Accero. Prior to that, he held various positions within SAP, SRC Software and Business Objects that spanned the customer experience from pre-sale through delivery and post-sales support.

Phil holds an MBA from the University of Kansas, where he also earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Charlie Vanek - Vice President of Product Management

Charlie Vanek joined MicroEdge in October 2012. Charlie has had broad responsibilities in the software and information sector for the last eleven years including roles in Operations, New Product Development, Product Marketing and Business Development. He is responsible for MicroEdge’s partnership and acquisition strategy.

Charlie joined MicroEdge from Thomson Reuters, where he was Head of Insurance Solutions, Financial and Risk, directing Sales, Marketing and Product Development for Thomson Reuters’ insurance information and software business. Prior to that, Charlie had progressive experience in Thomson Reuters’ Business of Law division. At FindLaw, Charlie was a patent assignee to the Thomson Corporation for products that convert textual information to visual graphs.

Before Thomson Reuters, Charlie worked in Yield Management and Corporate Finance at Northwest Airlines. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is on the Board of Directors at Open Eye Figure Theatre, a 501(c)3 in Minneapolis.

Jamie Serino - Director of Marketing

Jamie Serino is Director of Marketing for Blackbaud’s Corporations & Foundations division. Bringing nearly two decades of leadership experience spanning the private and nonprofit sectors, Jamie oversees the strategy to communicate Blackbaud’s brand promise to grantmaking organizations and corporations, drive market leadership, and establish strategic partnerships that lift the philanthropic sector. Jamie also hosts the Champions for Social Good podcast.

Prior to joining Blackbaud, Jamie developed and led transformational marketing and communication strategies in both B-to-B and B-to-C technology industries, including financial services, network security, CRM, Internet telephony and HR/Recruiting. He was instrumental in building the Vonage brand, growing the customer base from 10,000 to 2.5 million while helping the company through its IPO. He also led the centralization of communications and branding at SunGard in order to reposition the company for IPO/acquisition. Working at Blackbaud has allowed Jamie to come full circle, as he began his career in the nonprofit sector helping people with developmental disabilities and mental illness.

Jamie holds a B.A. in psychology from Binghamton University. Committed to philanthropy in his personal life, Jamie has helped nonprofit organizations promote causes related to disaster preparedness, pediatric cancer, developmental disability, clean energy and ocean conservation, and currently serves as a Healing Arts Volunteer at Goryeb Children’s Hospital in his hometown of Morristown, N.J.