At Raptor, you’ll find a group of people who enjoy what they do and the colleagues they do it with. Get to know our leadership team below.
Gray Hall Chief Executive Officer
Gray leads the Raptor executive team. Gray has been driving growth at cutting-edge technology companies, including Alert Logic and VeriCenter, for more than 20 years. As Chairman and CEO of Alert Logic, a global provider of SaaS cybersecurity solutions to thousands of enterprises, Gray led the company’s growth from less than $10 million to more than $125 million in annual revenue and expanded the organization internationally. Prior to Alert Logic, Gray was co-founder and CEO of VeriCenter where he grew the company from start-up to over $80 million in annual recurring revenues throughout the formative years of the managed hosting industry. Gray has an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a BBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Nelson Lins Chief Operating Officer
Nelson leads the Customer Success, Technical Support, IT and IT Security teams at Raptor. Prior to Raptor, Nelson was the Director of Technology for RSM McGladrey Global, a global IT and risk management consulting firm. He was also formerly the Director of Global Services and Support for Permabit, a provider of software for data deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning. Nelson began his extensive career in Network Operations, and his career diversity allows him to excel in the fast-paced Raptor growth environment. Nelson has a BS in Management Information Systems from Northeastern University.
Randy Harvey Chief Technology Officer
Randy is a technology executive with over 30 years of progressive management and technical experience and leads our Product group. He was recently CTO at IHS Markit responsible for Product Engineering, IT, and Information Security, where he led the company’s transition to a strong Agile & DevOps development culture while transitioning the company to cloud-based solutions. Prior to IHS Markit, he led Product Engineering, Customer Support, and IT at Seismic Micro Technology and successfully positioned the company for acquisition by IHS. Randy has held senior technical leadership positions at Sterling Commerce, Reynolds and Reynolds, Firepond, and OnDisplay. Randy has a BA from the University of Maryland College Park.
Don Schad Chief Financial Officer
Don is responsible for all financial functions of the company. He has 39 years of experience in financial and operational positions that includes over 25 years of international experience. Prior to joining Raptor, Don was CFO of Innovative Interfaces Incorporated, the global leader in library management solutions. Don previously worked for ELM Solutions for 13 years (previously DataCert, Inc.) in various capacities including SVP of Customer Operations, CFO, and CEO/General Manager. Don is a CPA and received his BBA from Texas A&M.
Kimberly Foster Senior Vice President, Human Resources
As SVP and Head of Human Resources, Kimberly is responsible for human resources and organizational effectiveness. Kimberly’s leadership experience spans more than 20 years and includes a role as VP and Head of HR for Vector Solutions and AVP, as well as Transformational Leader for MetLife. As a key member of these leadership teams, Kimberly was a catalyst in driving strategic growth initiatives and building high performing cultures that can scale with rapidly growing organizations. Kimberly has led organizations through organizational transformations, integrations, and several successful acquisitions. Kimberly holds an MBA from the UF Warrington College of Business and a BS from the University of Central Florida.
Curtis Ryan Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Curtis leads our Sales and Marketing teams, helping our customers identify the optimal technology solutions for achieving their business objectives. He has over 25 years of experience growing private equity-backed, founder-led, and public technology companies. Prior to Raptor, Curtis was SVP of Sales at Community Brands where he led a nationwide team providing SaaS and online payment solutions to faith-based and non-profit organizations. Curtis has also held positions as VP of Sales at IntelliMagic and Director of Industry Solutions Software Sales at IBM. He has an MBA in Technology Management from Texas A&M University and a BBA from Baylor University in Management.