The team behind content intelligence

 



 

Vennli Executive Staff



Patti Doyle

Patti Doyle

COO

 

The Team


 

Bart Frischknecht

While on a run one day, was followed by a stranger in a car who blasted the Rocky theme song. You know you wish that happened to you.

Bart Frischknecht

Vice President, Research

Melissa Kavanagh

A terrible sleeper with a knack for throwing parties and organizing her children’s activities, Melissa loves fresh seafood … and McDonald’s Coke.

Melissa Kavanagh

Director of Finance

Mary Claire Mandeville

With a BA and MBA from Notre Dame, Mary Claire has previous experience in social enterprise and business development. She is also on a personal mission to find and then replicate the world’s best cinnamon roll.

Mary Claire Mandeville

Director, Account Management

 

Rachel Mele

Rachel is an expert parallel parker and sleeps soundly at night dreaming of world domination. By day, she brings Vennli’s value to the dental industry and actually enjoys public speaking.

Rachel Mele

VP, Sales

Dave Brown

Dave enjoys cooking & eating great food, outdoor adventures and big dogs. He is passionate about helping businesses overcome challenges and achieve their vision of what “better” looks like.

Dave Brown

Account Executive

Courtney Cziesla

With a background in Biochemistry, Courtney uses her analytical mindset to help businesses overcome their challenges. She loves all things outdoors and recently spent a summer roaming the Himalayas with a band of yaks.

Courtney Cziesla

Analyst, Client Success

 

Michael Eshleman

Michael reveals the customer perspective and its strategic implications using data-driven insight. When the day’s done and the decks delivered, he returns to his beloved wife and their pitbull dog.

Michael Eshleman

Manager, Client Success

Jeff studied economics at SFSU and political science at Washington University, and has worked in market and survey research for 20 years. When young and poor, he traveled around the world for a year.

Jeff Sutter

Manager, Client Success

Erin studied Marketing and Economics at Indiana University South Bend, and previously assisted with the marketing at a brewery. She loves traveling, wine, and as a small child, she snuck into the kitchen at Pizza Hut.

Erin Wilson

Analyst, Client Success

 




 

 

Board Members


Bryan Ritchie (Chairman)
Bryan is Vice President of Innovation at Notre Dame and a serial entrepreneur in SaaS based software startups. He is an expert in helping companies execute successfully to accomplish trajectory inflecting milestones.

Marty Muse (CEO)
Marty is Vennli’s current CEO and bring over 15 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning and digital marketing operations guiding B2B, B2C and eCommerce organizations.

Gary Gigot (Co-Founder)
Gary’s work experience spans advertising, software, angel investing, and venture capital. Gary is also the benefactor of the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame.

Robert Dowdell
Bob has vast experience leading organizations from executive and Board positions. He brings with him rich experience in financial management, start-up strategy, and business development.

Ting Gootee
Ting serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Elevate Ventures, with primary responsibilities in investment strategies, due diligence, portfolio oversight and back office operational support. She brings rich experiences in fund management and in business, financial and legal due diligence.

Kevin Keleghan
Kevin is President and CEO of URS and has a successful track record of leading large public companies and private equity-backed companies. He is experienced with global businesses that provide services to multiple industries, including financial services, healthcare, telecom and utilities, and state and local governments. He brings expertise in growing revenues and profits through a disciplined management approach and building winning teams.

James Thompson
Jim is a career veteran of Leo Burnett, and he has broad advertising and marketing management experience spanning a range of categories from Hallmark to United Airlines to Nestle to General Motors. He has a particularly deep expertise regarding competitive differentiation and brand positioning.