Meet the tenured HR and technology professionals, the visionaries who created Truvelop to solve the employee review problems and help managers build stronger teams.
Andrew Gibson changed Truvelop's course from an online tool with impressive features to a fast-growing company with a bold vision. The former chairman of the global airline food service giant Gate Group, Andrew also spent seven years at the legendary management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Andrew received his bachelor's degree at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand before earning his Masters and Ph.D. in civil engineering at Cal Tech.
A recognized professional in HR strategy development and employee and labor relations, Lisa has 20+ years of experience working with companies in the airline, gaming, hospitality, healthcare, technology and manufacturing industries. She received a B.A. in International Relations from the College of Wooster in Ohio and studied at Johns Hopkins University and the University Stendhal in Grenoble, France. In 2017, Lisa co-founded Truvelop with Gerry Sandusky.
Joey McCord oversees all aspects of product development and technology for Truvelop. McCord was previously with ICX Media, Inc., as co-founder, COO and CPO. He brings product and technology expertise and leadership experience from several successful startups, including Baltimore-based Millennial Media. A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, McCord received his MBA from George Washington University.
A motivational sales executive and leader with 25 years of experience, Mike builds strong team environments that promote integrity and trust. He holds a BS in Communications Media from Indiana University of Pa and has completed The Sales Leadership Program at The Wharton School's Aresty Institute of Executive Education. Mike is also a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in the First Gulf War in Operation Desert Shield & Storm.
A graduate of the University of Louisville and diehard Louisville Cardinals fan, Zack’s professional background includes working for the event management and ticketing tech company Eventbrite as a sales development rep. A self-proclaimed NFL draft nerd Zack developed his own talent evaluation techniques and process which helped to inﬂuence the development of Truvelop.
Sam is a UVA grad and recently earned her Master’s degree from the Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. Sam is a returning member of the Truvelop team and is already familiar with the Truvelop product as an intern for 1Rivet – our developer. Sam is responsible for building relationships with Truvelop's user community and providing excellent support and service to our customers.
Gavin's passion to deliver excellent customer service can be seen in every aspect of his performance. Gavin is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English at Towson University. If Gavin’s not in the office or studying hard, you’ll find him at the Sidebar in downtown Baltimore--and when we find him there we usually remind him he should be at the office or studying hard.
Samantha is a rising senior at Salisbury University, with a double major in marketing and management. She is involved in track and field, and is a key member of her school’s Caribbean Student Association. Samantha works on Truvelop's social media and marketing teams as she is interested in pursuing Social Media Marketing upon graduating.
A finance and business strategy professional for more than two decades, Bill's span of experience reaches around the world from the United States to Europe to the Middle East. Bill has served as vice president of financial planning and analysis at Millenial and director of financial planning for Gate Gourmet.
Tim is the Managing Partner of Nelson Mullins Baltimore office. He provides outside counsel for businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Tim focuses much of his time on complex transactional matters that often prove crucial to a company's growth, evolution, or exit strategy.
David has over twenty-ﬁve years of experience in the ofﬁce interiors world. As an early investor, David has provided thoughtful guidance and advice to the Truvelop team and provided incubator office space at MOI as Truvelop began to grow.
Dan is a strategy-minded executive with a 20-year portfolio of success building road maps to signiﬁcantly enhance bottom lines through ﬁnancial analysis, project management, and ﬁnancial modeling. Dan helps the Truvelop team develop projections and tools like the pricing tool which helps customers have a clear understanding of cost and return.
The play-by-play voice of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens and TV broadcaster for the past 35 years, Gerry Co-Founded Trigger Transformation, LLC, the parent company behind Truvelop, with Lisa First-Willis in 2017. The resource and the company grew out of Gerry's exposure to the success of micro-evaluation and micro-feedback approaches used in pro sports.
John has over 25 years of experience in business development, sales management and operations, and has worked in leadership roles at numerous organizations around the Mid-Atlantic. Prior to joining Truvelop, John was the president & publisher of the Baltimore Business Journal.
Bob Barry brings 35 years of leadership experience. For the past 12 years, he served as COO and since 2012 as CEO of The Greene Turtle Franchising Corporation, a chain of more than 40 sports-themed bar and grille restaurants.