Leadership is defined by a person’s impact, influence, and inspiration. At Blytheco, we believe impact involves getting results; influence is spreading the passion you have for your work; and inspiration comes from our fellow teammates and customers on a daily basis.
Lori Seal oversees the core operational activities at Blytheco. Her diverse skill set includes strategy, product portfolio, sales and channel, marketing, finance, support, internal operations, and acquisitions. Previously, Lori was a top Microsoft Gold Dynamics AX partner and also spent over 13 years at Sage. She serves on the Ethical Edge board and is a member of OCTANe.
Phil Sim specializes in business process evaluation and workflow optimization. His expertise with CRM systems, integrated ERP/CRM solutions, and vertical applications contribute to his leadership of Blytheco’s Professional Services division. Previously, he founded Integrated Tech, Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Chad Gardner stewards the Finance and Human Resources activities for Blytheco. His array of experience includes strategic financial planning and analytics, operations automation, controllership, compensation design, supply chain, corporate facilities management, and an 18 year career with Sage Software. He is a CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
With over 40 years in the accounting software industry, Stephen Blythe is a recognized authority in the design, implementation, and support of business software. He has been at the forefront of integrating computers and software into corporate accounting, sales, and business environments. Stephen is a CPA with experience from Price Waterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young and serves on the boards of numerous organizations.
Dave Butler has been involved in the software industry for over 23 years. He is the former president of Sage software and CEO of Paciolan. Dave has led teams to build companies in both B2B software and eCommerce space via both organic growth and strategic acquisitions. He has a bachelor’s in finance from CSU Fullerton.
As the former CFO of Sage software and the former president of Western Digital, Tim Leyden has over 35 years of experience in the computer hardware and software industries. Tim is skilled in all functions of global operations, including strategy, finance and accounting, manufacturing, continuous process improvement, engineering and IT functional leadership, mergers, and acquisitions/integration. He has a master’s in finance from UC Irvine.
Executive Leadership Team
Agi Saari drives strategy and growth initiatives, champions world-class client experiences, and leads Blytheco's project management team. She brings a wealth of experience having served in numerous leadership, operational, and consulting roles in the technology and professional services space, with specialization in engagement management and the development of project management best practices and governance. Agi holds an M.B.A from Pepperdine University.
Beth Hutchison-Lopez is a marketing leader with a passion for innovation. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, driving demand generation, brand adoption, and growth. Beth has a proven track record of delivering high impact programs while driving operational efficiency and increasing ROI. Previously she has held marketing roles at Saba Software, Epicor, and Chevron Corporation. Beth holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Sonoma State University.
Kendra Silva has over 20 years of Human Resource and Risk Mitigation experience. She managed the payroll, recruiting, and administration departments in her previous roles within the construction industry. Kendra is excited to be part of the software industry and further the development and growth of the Blytheco team. She received a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Fullerton.
April has over 17 years of technology and delivery leadership experience, managing large and small clients across many industries and technologies. She is passionate about helping clients grow and achieve their vision by leveraging process optimization, appropriate use of technology, and developing teams to sustain change and growth. April holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from San Diego State University and her Master of Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix.
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Our people are our biggest investment. After 40 years, we know what it takes to be a winning team, and it starts with valuable individuals like you. We work together every day to achieve award-winning success and deliver a world-class customer experience. We are currently seeking skilled professionals who have the same passion for people as we do to help bring our visions to life.
Serving the entire United States, Blytheco is headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Centennial, Colorado and St. Paul, Minnesota.
530 Technology Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618
9200 E. Mineral Ave.
Centennial, CO 80112
St. Paul, Minnesota
428 Minnesota Street, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101
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