Q2 is a secure, cloud-based digital banking solutions company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Our digital banking solutions for deposits, money movement, lending, security and fraud enable financial institutions to deliver a better financial experience to their account holders.
Matt is a visionary leader known by employees and customers alike for his authentic, engaging, and quick-witted communications style. Matt appreciates meeting directly with customers and prospects while utilizing his inquisitive nature to uncover new and innovative ways for Q2 to improve their business and create growth.
Matt currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Q2. From 2012 to 2016, he held the dual roles of President and CEO. Before this he was responsible for sales, marketing, and business development for both Q2 and the previous holding company, CBG Holdings, Inc.
During his tenure at Q2, he’s been a significant contributor to the growth and strategic direction of the organization. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including sales and banking operations, Matt is intensely determined to help regional and community-focused financial institutions compete with the Mega and money center banks. He is a recipient of the esteemed EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Central Texas region and was an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National finalist.
Matt received his degree from Baylor University and is currently a member of the Dell Childrens Hospital Board of Trustees.
As EVP, Customer Experience, Odus is responsible for all customer-facing functions at Q2, overseeing the execution of sales, relationship management, marketing, and support.
Odus brings more than 20 years of experience as an enterprise-level organizational leader to Q2. Previously, Odus served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud Office and Mailgun business units for Rackspace; before that he led their Americas Business Unit and was responsible for sales and service delivery for the Rackspace Hybrid Cloud portfolio in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. During his tenure at Rackspace, he oversaw its growth from a fifty-million-dollar company to a business valued at two billion dollars.
Odus holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Texas A&M University as well as an MBA from Harvard University.
Paul Walker is the General Manager of Q2 Open, a business unit within Q2 Holdings focused on delivering next-generation financial services offerings leveraging open API technology. He is responsible for working with thought leaders in financial services and driving emerging technology into the market.
Walker has worked for Q2 since shortly after its inception, joining the company in 2007 and serving in several leadership positions. He was with the company during its successful March 2014 IPO on the New York Stock Exchange and has led the acquisitions of Lincoln, Nebraska-based Centrix Solutions, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money and Austin, Texas-based Unbill.
Paul graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
As Chief Financial Officer, Jennifer is responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s finances, as well as for supporting and enhancing Q2’s growth initiatives by building scale and infrastructure within Q2. Prior to being named CFO, Jennifer served as Q2’s Vice President and Corporate Controller.
Jennifer brings over 22 years of corporate accounting and financial experience to Q2. Before joining Q2, she served in a number of finance and accounting roles—from Controller & Director of Finance to Vice President and Corporate Controller—for Convio, Inc., now a subsidiary of Blackbaud, Inc., a leading provider of fundraising and marketing solutions for nonprofits. Prior to Convio, Jennifer served as the Director of Finance & Administration and Corporate Treasurer for Motive, Inc., where she was responsible for all accounting, finance, human resources and administrative functions. During her tenure at Motive, Jennifer helped grow the company from 40 employees to 350 employees worldwide, with consolidated revenues of approximately $100 million.
Jennifer graduated with honors from Indiana University, earning a Bachelor of Business with a Concentration in Accounting.
Will brings his passion and insight to the role of Q2’s Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, where he is responsible for determining forward-looking growth strategies for the company.
Will joined Q2 from IF marketing & advertising and brings over 15 years of experience in marketing, product and business development. Serving in the role of President of IF marketing & advertising, he led IF to become a Top 5 Austin area boutique marketing and advertising agency. Will first joined Q2 as the SVP of Marketing, where he was instrumental in rebranding, repositioning and preparing the organization for its successful initial public offering (IPO). After the IPO, Will transitioned into the role of Senior Vice President of Product for Q2, where he led the acquisition of key product and design talent, delivery of innovative products, and establishment of the user-centric product design discipline across the organization.
Prior to founding IF marketing & advertising, Will was Director of Web Technologies for S1 Corporation. He also played quarterback in the National Football League for six seasons. Will holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Virginia Tech where he proudly serves on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and has held positions on the Distinguished Alumni Board for English. In addition to service to his alma mater, Will was recently inducted in the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame (Football 1988-1991).
As SVP & General Counsel, Barry Benton is responsible for all legal relationships related to customers, alliances, human resources, and other general corporate matters.
He brings over 24 years of legal experience representing private and publicly traded organizations. Prior to joining Q2, Barry was in private practice in San Antonio, Texas where he represented Q2, as well as a number of other large and small business owners and financial institutions in all aspects of their operations, including debt and equity financing and mergers and acquisitions.
Barry received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.
For more than 20 years, Kim has cultivated a broad range of professional experience. At Q2, she serves as EVP, People, where she leads the Human Resources and Corporate Services organizations with a focus on enabling growth, development, and experiences for Q2’s mission-driven teams.
Kim’s human resources experience spans an array of industries, geographies, and company sizes, with an emphasis on creating, building, and restructuring organizations through intense business change and growth. Prior to being named EVP, People, Kim served as Q2’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Before joining Q2, Kim served as Vice President, Talent at SunPower, a global provider of residential and commercial solar energy solutions where she also held leadership roles in a variety of human resources functions, notably in culture transformation, talent management, talent acquisition, and business partnership. Kim has also held leadership roles in human resources and talent acquisition at companies including Dell, The Home Depot, and AutoTrader.com.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University and lives in Austin, Texas, with her family.
His passionate belief that technology can and will change the lives of people, businesses, and financial institutions everywhere is what sets Adam apart from other CTOs. Because of this, Adam pours himself into developing talented, curious, and creative self-starters willing to tackle financial services technology in new ways.
As CTO, Adam is responsible for creating and coordinating the company’s technology strategy, while supporting the teams at Q2 responsible for customer satisfaction and technology innovation.
An established player in global IT, Adam brings more than 10 years of technology and software management expertise to Q2, including his management role at CipherTrust, the leading provider of enterprise class email security solutions, where he was the Vice President responsible for product development, customer support, and professional services. He also made distinct contributions to Q UP Systems and Servana.com as Vice President of Internet Operations. Adam was also the Chief Network Engineer for Harte-Hanks Response Management in Austin, Texas.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Indiana University. He has also completed graduate work in Computational Economics at the University of Texas.
Jonathan Price is a fourteen-year investment banking veteran, who specializes in uncovering investment opportunities in the financial software space.
Jonathan was previously in the Technology & Business Services Investment Banking group at BMO Capital Markets, where he advised Vertical Software and Financial Technology companies on strategic opportunities and funding alternatives.
Prior to BMO, Jonathan spent time between Goldman Sachs and Citi. He holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Outside of the office, Jonathan spends his time with his family and is an avid sports fan, enjoying hockey, rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and golfing as often as he can.
Coy brings immense product knowledge and experience in the fintech space to his role as Q2’s Senior Vice President of Product, where he oversees all product initiatives and strategy.
Coy has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services software industry, with a focus on enabling U.S. community and regional financial institutions to compete with their larger bank and money-center counterparts. Prior to being named SVP of Product, Coy directly oversaw the Business Banking and Corporate Banking product lines at Q2, effectively piloting the corporate banking portfolio from its infancy to a mature solution in a highly competitive marketplace. In his time leading the Business Banking and Corporate Banking product lines, Coy was also a key contributor in establishing Q2’s unique user experience-driven digital banking strategy, helping the organization embrace the importance of product design.
Prior to beginning his professional career, Coy received his Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, with a minor in Business Foundation.
Snehal joins Q2 as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cloud Lending (CL) at Q2. As a CL co-founder, Snehal brings to Q2 a passion for helping financial institutions and other financial services providers digitize their lending processes, driving down costs associated with facilitating loans and generating more income, increasing lending efficiency, and improving the borrower experience.
Darpan joins Q2 as Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering for the Cloud Lending Solutions (CLS) business at Q2. As a CLS co-founder, Darpan has been closely involved in every aspect of product strategy for CLS, including design, development, delivery, and customer success. He focuses on delivering business value through cloud computing and mobile technology.
A highly knowledgeable programmer with significant application development skills, Darpan has served global technology companies including IBM and Oracle. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
With more than 30 years of experience as a market leader, building strategic partnerships with financial institution CEO’s driving revenue and growth, Chris Petersen brings a wealth of knowledge and connections in financial services, technology and sales to overseeing all sales and relationship management at Q2.
As an executive at FIS and several of its subsidiaries for 18 years in a variety of roles, she most notably led as a 10-year senior vice president of client management and business development for global sales. Her experience, industry relationships and expertise complement Q2’s trajectory and vision and will help current and future Q2 clients realize new strategic growth opportunities.
Petersen began her career in financial technology sales for community banks and credit unions, and has expanded to exceptional performance in all areas of sales and client management for various emerging and groundbreaking technology solutions.
Chris earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and management information systems from the University of South Florida.
As SVP, Bill is responsible for all aspects of software research, development, quality, and release management at Q2. Partnering with Q2’s CTO, Bill’s team brings technological innovation to Q2’s customers and partners.
Bill has 21 years of industry experience spanning development, professional services, and product management. Prior to joining Q2, his roles included software test, development and management positions at Tivoli and BroadJump. He served as Sr. director of development as well as Sr. director of product management at Motive. At 2Wire, Bill was VP of software development and professional services heading up teams in India, Eastern Europe, UK, Costa Rica, California, Arizona and Texas. Most recently Bill held an executive position at Cisco running the Internet of Things (IoT) Platform initiative in the Emerging Technologies Group.
Bill received a Bachelor of Science degree from Angelo State University.
As Senior Vice President of Customer Success, John Peck is responsible for leading the Q2 Customer Support and Client Experience Management teams. These teams are the client advocates within Q2 and own the operational client experience including technical support, training and best practice sharing.
Prior to joining Q2, John served in numerous roles focused on execution and operational excellence. Most recently, he was CFO of Affiniscape, leading the organization through rapid growth prior to its acquisition by YourMembership. Prior to that John worked in a number of consulting roles working with Fortune 500 companies focused on operational and process improvement and optimization.
John received his MPA and BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.
As Chief Security Officer, Bob is responsible for all audit, risk, and compliance activities – as well as overseeing the delivery and execution of Q2’s overall information security strategy. He specializes in risk management and assessment, compliance and regulatory management, product development, disaster recovery, and incident response.
Bob’s experience in financial services industry spans 35 years, including 20 years in leadership roles. Throughout his career, he has maintained a consistent record of exceeding goals and driving productivity in high-growth environments. Prior to joining Q2, Bob was Executive Vice President of Client Operations at Continuity and Head of Audit Risk & Compliance at Fiserv. He is also a polished speaker, providing keynote presentations to over 4,000 participants at Fiserv Forum and Continuity’s 1st annual client conference.
Bob earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
As Chief Security Officer, Lou is responsible for all audit, risk, and compliance activities – as well as overseeing the delivery and execution of Q2’s overall information security strategy. He specializes in risk management and assessment, compliance and regulatory management, product development, disaster recovery, and incident response.
As Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Lou is responsible for aligning Q2’s technology investments with business goals to strategically drive growth. He leads a talented team who ensures each investment is delivered with the resiliency, high performance and outstanding quality Q2 customers have come to expect.
Prior to Q2, Lou worked as the Director of Technology at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and as the Senior Director of Global Services at Epicor, where he managed global IT services and a deep portfolio of hosted solutions. He has over 20 years experience working in architectural design, development, and implementation and integration of enterprise-wide solutions.
Lou received his degree in Electronic Engineering from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
With a passion for data driven performance, John leads through providing keen insights derived from analysis and technology operations experience. As Executive Vice President of Operations, John is responsible for leading initiatives to accelerate growth and scalability for new solutions and business verticals. John’s previous leadership roles have covered multiple facets across Q2 including Professional Services, Customer Success & Hosting.
Prior to joining Q2, John served in multiple roles where he delivered similar continuous improvement efforts while developing consistent and scalable processes and environments. Most recently, he was the VP of Corporate Services for Activant Solutions where he was responsible for driving maturity and scalability related to IT and Supply Chain functions as the company doubled in size to over $400MM. Prior to that, John served in multiple consulting positions primarily focused on enterprise software delivery and process optimization. John received a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Rekha Garapati is responsible for accelerating value and innovation for our customers. She leads Product Management, Engineering, Implementation Services and Hosting at Q2.
A senior technology executive with over 20 years of experience in local and global markets, Rekha has lived and worked in China, UK, USA, and India. She is passionate about identifying opportunities that deliver value to customers, creating innovative solutions to gain market share, and building high performance teams.
She held several senior executive leadership roles prior to Q2 at IBM, where she served as Vice President, Data Science Studios, and Vice President of CIO Office, Growth Markets. Rekha lives in Austin with her family and enjoys reading and exploring new destinations around the world.
Travis Arthur is a data-driven 20-year B2B software, marketing and sales veteran with a keen eye for marketing execution and sales integration. As head of marketing at Q2, Travis is focused on driving increased demand, lead generation and overall revenue growth. Travis was previously a vice president of marketing at Rackspace, where he focused on outbound marketing programs and market analytics to increase sales.
Prior to Rackspace, Travis was vice president of national and partner accounts at ReachLocal, where he was responsible for building the company’s customer base and designing and executing go-to-market strategies via multiple sales channels. He also held various enterprise sales and marketing positions at Dell as well as merger and acquisition integration across the company.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial distribution from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Carl joins Q2 as Executive Vice President and General Manager for PrecisionLender at Q2. As a Cofounder and CEO of PrecisionLender, Carl brings a wide breadth of experience and passion for technology, finance, strategy, and software development that gives him a unique perspective on risk-based pricing and financial services innovation. In his role, he focuses his efforts on providing strategic consulting to customers and strategizing new ways to leverage machine learning in the financial services industry.
Carl holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
As SVP of Service Delivery, Bharath is responsible for ensuring that Q2’s exciting innovations and new products and services are delivered to Q2’s customers quickly and with exceptional quality. Bharath brings a wealth of experience to Q2, having served in executive leadership and advisory roles at a number of organizations, including ShoreTel, Inc., Encore Media Metrics, and Deloitte Consulting LLP. At Deloitte, Bharath served several financial institutions in the areas of growth strategy, customer analytics, and service differentiation. His wide array of experience spans corporate strategy, business development, product management, customer lifecycle operations, and global service delivery. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with highest honors as a Kozmetsky Scholar
Hank Seale is the Founder and Chairman of Q2. He has experience both as a community banker and as an entrepreneur, building successful software companies that develop innovative financial services solutions as well as provide award-winning customer support.
An industry veteran, Hank began his career as a loan payments teller for The Bank of the Hills, working his way up to vice president of operations. During that time, he was secretary and treasurer of the Young Bankers Division of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas. Following the acquisition of The Bank of the Hills, Hank co-founded Dallas-based Regency Voice Systems, a company that introduced voice banking to community banks and evolved into a multi-million dollar business with more than 1,600 community bank customers.
When Regency was acquired by Transaction Systems Architects, Inc. in 1997, Hank went on to start Q UP Systems, a provider of technology to more than 700 community banks. He was a nominee and finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1999. Q UP became part of S1 Corporation in 2000, and he served as the CEO of S1’s Community and Regional Solutions group until 2001.
Passionate about the financial services industry, he spends time creating and refining his vision for providing industry-leading technology solutions, along with superior customer service, to the community bank and credit union marketplace.
Hank is an active entrepreneur and investor in multiple companies; a recipient of the esteemed EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Central Texas region; an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National finalist; and a graduate of Texas Tech University.
As a partner with Adams Street, Jeffrey Diehl invests in venture and growth-oriented companies in the software, IT-enabled business services and consumer internet/media sectors.
Adams Street Partners is one of the largest managers of private equity for institutional investors. They are an employee-owned private equity firm with the goal of generating exceptional investment returns. Adams Street Partners operates as one cohesive global team, integrating expertise in three disciplines: primary, secondary and direct investments managing over $22 billion of committed capital for institutional investors.
In addition to being on the Board of Q2, Jeffrey serves on the Boards of Directors of ArrowEye Solutions, Paylocity, Peerless Network, SnagAJob, Thought Equity Motion and WhiteFence. He is a Board Observer at Spiceworks and Dolex and MagicJack, (NASDAQ: CALL). He is a former Board Member at MxLogic (bought by McAfee) and Stratavia (bought by Hewlett-Packard). He has also been involved with Adams Street’s investments in Adams Harris, American Wholesale Insurance, Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM), BirdsEye, CBeyond (NASDAQ: CBEY), FiftyOne, Gevity HR (NASDAQ: GVHR), Kappa Smurfit (LSE: SKG.L), KPG Ventures, Setanta, Scientific Protein Labs and TicketsNow (bought by Ticketmaster).
Before joining Adams Street in 2000, Jeffrey served as a Principal for The Parthenon Group, a Boston-based strategy consulting and principal investing firm with Bain Consulting roots and was also with Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management.
Jeffrey holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BS from Cornell State University.
Charles Doyle has had a distinguished career in government and the payments and banking industry. In addition to currently serving on the Board of Q2, Chuck is a former member of the Board of Directors of Visa Inc., Visa U.S.A., and Visa International. He also served as Director of Certegy, Inc., an international payments company, and on the Board of Directors of Inovant.
Among his many banking affiliations over the years, Chuck has served as the first community banker on the Federal Advisory Council to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas, Texas. He is past president and former member of the Board of Directors of Independent Community Bankers Association of America, served on the Advisory Board of the Southwestern School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, and is a former Board Member of the Texas Tech University School of Banking.
He was also organizing Director of Texas Independent Bank in Dallas, Texas and is a former Texas Banker of the Year. Chuck helped organize and served six years as Chairman of ICBA Bancard, Inc., a national credit card network of more than 2,000 community banks, and served as an Advisory Board Member. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Education Foundation.
A former Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem and Commissioner of the City of Texas City, Chuck has continued to service the community and remains active in the city in an advisory role. He has received numerous accolades and awards over the years for his volunteerism and service to his community from organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, Rotary International, the Society to Prevent Blindness and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
Chuck holds a MBA from the University of Houston and a BBA from the University of Oklahoma.
Michael Maples has more than 40 years of experience in the computer industry guiding the strategic direction for major technology leaders. He retired from Microsoft Corporation as executive vice president of the Worldwide Products Group and member of the Office of the President, reporting directly to Bill Gates. He was responsible for all product development and product marketing activities at Microsoft.
Before joining Microsoft, Michael worked for IBM for more than two decades where he was director of software strategy.
In addition to serving on the Board of Q2, Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of BlueSpace (private – advanced email), Digby (private – ecommerce via advance cell phone), Lexmark Corporation (public – printer manufacture), Multimedia Games (public – system based gaming), and Sonic, Inc. (public – drive in restaurants).
Throughout his career, Michael has been involved with many organizations tied to technology. He serves as a mentor and on the board of advisors for several high tech firms and venture funds, sits on several non-profit Boards including the EastWest Institute, and is a trustee on the Seton Board of Trustees. He is currently a member of the Board of Visitors for the Engineering School at the University of Oklahoma and a member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences Advisory Boards at the University of Texas at Austin.
Michael has an MBA from Oklahoma City University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma University.
With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry serving in progressive CXO positions, Jim Offerdahl has a strong record of scaling companies, maximizing revenue growth, driving profitability and strengthening marketplace leadership.
Jim has an extensive record of leading emerging, innovative companies through periods of high growth. He served as CFO at Convio Inc., where he guided the company through three acquisitions and an initial public offering. During his tenure, the company grew from $9 million in revenue in 2004 to more than $80 million in revenue in 2011, leading to Convio’s acquisition in May 2012 by Blackbaud Inc. Prior to Convio, Jim was president and chief executive officer of Traq-Wireless, Inc., which followed his roles as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Pervasive Software, Inc. Jim also served as chief financial officer and vice president of Administration of Tivoli Systems, Inc., which was acquired by International Business Machines in March 1996.
In addition to serving on the Board of Q2, Jim currently serves on the Board of Community New Start, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the transformation of communities by addressing the economic, social, physical and spiritual needs of individuals and families one city block at a time. He has also served on the Board for the Texas American Cancer Society and was Chairman of the Board for the Texas chapter of AeA (formerly known as the American Electronics Association).
Jim has a MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a BS from Illinois State University.
With more than 30 years of technology industry experience, Jim Schaper is the Founder and Chairman of Infor, a provider of business software and services. Since its founding in 2002, Infor has grown to almost $2.8B in annual revenue, with 85,000 customers and 13,000 employees operating from 116 offices in 34 countries globally.
Having served as CEO of Infor until 2011, he was previously Chairman and CEO of Primis Corporation, an internet property management software and data provider, as well as COO for Medaphis (later named Per-Sé Technologies and now McKesson), a provider of information technologies for the health care industry and was COO for Dun & Bradstreet Software. Jim also held numerous management roles in Banyan Corporation, Memorex and Lanier.
In addition to serving on the Board of Q2, he serves on the Boards of Directors for Attachmate and BMC Software
Jim has served on the non-profit Board of advisors for the Posse Foundation and is a member of the “Garnet Way Council”, an advisory Board to the University of South Carolina Athletic Director and the Athletics department. He also serves on the board of directors of the University of South Carolina Educational Foundation.
Jim has a BA in Journalism from the University of South Carolina.
R. Lynn Atchison has been a member of our board of directors since March 2017. Ms. Atchison currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Spredfast, Inc., a social marketing software provider, which she joined in February 2017. Ms. Atchison served as the Chief Financial Officer of HomeAway, Inc., a provider of online vacation rental services, from August 2006 until March 2016 shortly after it was acquired by Expedia, Inc.
From February 2004 to August 2006, Ms. Atchison was Chief Financial Officer of Infoglide Software Corporation, an enterprise software provider. From October 2003 to January 2004, Ms. Atchison worked as a business consultant for Range Online Media, an Internet marketing firm. From May 1996 to April 2003, Ms. Atchison served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Hoover’s, Inc., a provider of online business information. From November 1994 to April 1996, Ms. Atchison served as Chief Financial Officer of Travelogix, Inc., a provider of travel ticketing systems software. From May 1990 to November 1994, Ms. Atchison worked as a consultant providing controller functions for software, technology and non-profit organizations, including Trilogy Development, a provider of sales automation software, and Austin American Technology.
Ms. Atchison holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University. Ms. Atchison’s extensive experience managing technology and software companies, and her financial expertise, make her a valuable member of our board of directors.