HireTouch Team Bios

STELLAR SERVICE with HireTouch

Mike McBrady

Founder, President and CEO

“I’m inspired every day by the people I work with – our clients and community. It’s rewarding to see the impact our client’s make due to their dedication to better data collection and analysis. The data can only tell the story with their commitment. We’re honored to help tell that story.”

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Joe Graw

COO

Joe’s passion to learn and explore new ideas in the industry is about more than managing the growth of ImageTrend - it’s forward thinking. Engaging in many facets of ImageTrend is part of what drives Joe. He is dedicated to our community, clients, and their use of data to drive results, implement change and drive improvement in their industries.

Joe Graw

COO

Joe’s passion to learn and explore new ideas in the industry is about more than managing the growth of ImageTrend - it’s forward thinking. Engaging in many facets of ImageTrend is part of what drives Joe. He is dedicated to our community, clients, and their use of data to drive results, implement change and drive improvement in their industries.

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Collin McBrady

VP, Information Technology, CTO

Collin’s strength of leadership in security and quality is shown in the products and services we offer and deliver. You might say it’s in his blood. He is vigilant to his core when it comes to our reliable and secure data services for ImageTrend and our clients.

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Michael Patock

Vice President of Product Management

Michael leads our product management teams with a vision that goes beyond today’s reality. His discerning and big picture thinking unites product focus with innovation resulting in the better use of data to benefit clients while strengthening our connected solutions.

Michael Patock

Vice President of Product Management

Michael leads our product management teams with a vision that goes beyond today’s reality. His discerning and big picture thinking unites product focus with innovation resulting in the better use of data to benefit clients while strengthening our connected solutions.

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Dan Vanorny

Vice President of Software Engineering

Dan’s excitement for innovation and cutting-edge technology is highlighted by his blend of energy and leadership. Always seeking to improve our solutions, he elicits input to continuously refine the user experience. Merging the vision and reality in developing the new platform of Elite shows Dan’s forward thinking and commitment to our clients.

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Toby Ritt

VP, Sales

“In my 10 years at ImageTrend, I’ve worked with almost every solution we offer. Regardless of solution or industry, I have noticed that one thing our clients have in common is the desire to utilize data to make knowledge-based decisions that will make the world a better place. I'm proud to work for a company that strives every day to make this possible."

Toby Ritt

VP, Sales

“In my 10 years at ImageTrend, I’ve worked with almost every solution we offer. Regardless of solution or industry, I have noticed that one thing our clients have in common is the desire to utilize data to make knowledge-based decisions that will make the world a better place. I'm proud to work for a company that strives every day to make this possible."

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Janet Leean

VP, Marketing

“It’s important to me to be a part of a company that works closely with clients, serves the greater good, and to work with people that are passionate about what they do. I’m proud to say ImageTrend delivers.”

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Zach Vanek

Account Executive

Zach joined ImageTrend in 2011 as an Application Support Specialist. He has since transitioned to Implementation Coordinator and into his current role as an Account Executive for HireTouch. Zach focuses his attention on ensuring prospective clients receive the solution best suited for their needs, while working closely with current clients to guarantee they fully understand the product, and that their expectations are continually being exceeded. Prior to joining ImageTrend, Zach earned a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Religion at St. Olaf and spent a year teaching English in China. Outside of work, he enjoys camping, cooking, painting and recreational sports.    

Zach Vanek

Account Executive

Zach joined ImageTrend in 2011 as an Application Support Specialist. He has since transitioned to Implementation Coordinator and into his current role as an Account Executive for HireTouch. Zach focuses his attention on ensuring prospective clients receive the solution best suited for their needs, while working closely with current clients to guarantee they fully understand the product, and that their expectations are continually being exceeded. Prior to joining ImageTrend, Zach earned a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Religion at St. Olaf and spent a year teaching English in China. Outside of work, he enjoys camping, cooking, painting and recreational sports.    

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Laura Schirer

Implementation & Support Manager

Laura has a wide range of experiences from leading implementations of new clients, maintaining client relationships, developing processes, recruiting, and building leadership teams. Laura's experience with client implementations expanded to maintaining relationships with clients, problem solving, developing solutions, creating client culture training material and effectively interacting with clients from across the nation. As an implementation coordinator, Laura understands the importance of the client relationship by building rapport and respect. She is directly involved in all HireTouch client implementations, managing the team’s projects and HireTouch support, continually working towards evolving the product and user experience. 

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Derek Mauland

Lead Developer

Derek joined ImageTrend in 2006 as a Software Developer. He has since transitioned into the Lead Developer role were he has created many development initiatives for the HireTouch software for several clients in a variety of industries. While his expertise is in ColdFusion, .Net and MS SQL development, he is skilled in User Interface design, Infrastructure design, Angular, JavaScript and HTML. Derek has a BS in Computer Information Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Derek enjoys any outdoor activities, including golf, running, mountain biking and spending time with his 3 sons and wife.

Derek Mauland

Lead Developer

Derek joined ImageTrend in 2006 as a Software Developer. He has since transitioned into the Lead Developer role were he has created many development initiatives for the HireTouch software for several clients in a variety of industries. While his expertise is in ColdFusion, .Net and MS SQL development, he is skilled in User Interface design, Infrastructure design, Angular, JavaScript and HTML. Derek has a BS in Computer Information Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Derek enjoys any outdoor activities, including golf, running, mountain biking and spending time with his 3 sons and wife.

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