CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Stephen T. Winn has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board since November 1998, during which time he served as Chairman of our Board, and as our President since August 2012, a position that Mr. Winn previously held from November 1998 to December 2009. From January 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Winn served in various executive positions, including President of Research Institute of America, a provider of information services to the accounting industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomson Reuters Corporation. From June 1969 to January 1998, Mr. Winn served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Computer Language Research Inc., a publicly traded company focused on tax compliance, tax research and accounting software, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters Corporation. Mr. Winn is a member of the board of directors of the National Multifamily Housing Council. In January 2002, he was one of 25 people recognized by the National Apartment Association as a leader in the multifamily industry. Mr. Winn received Ernst & Young LLP’s “Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Southwest Area North Technology Sector” award. Mr. Winn received his B.S. in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and his M.S. in management science from Stanford University.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
Andrew Blount is the Chief Innovation Officer for RealPage, where he provides vision, guides and manages large-scale innovation of disruptive new products and services.
An entrepreneur and inventor to the core, Mr. Blount developed and launched several successful ventures and served as a consultant for some of the world's largest companies, including CB Richard Ellis, Fannie Mae, AT&T, and scores of others.
He ventured into the real estate industry with the founding of Realhound.com, which specializes in commercial real estate software. Six years later, he developed an application called Portfolio designed to provide business intelligence for multifamily owners and managers. This was bought by RealPage in June of 2002 and was the basis for YieldStar's pricing algorithm.
Mr. Blount is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and National Apartment Association.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ACQUISITIONS & ALLIANCES
Michael Britti has served as the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Alliances for RealPage since 2009.
Prior to RealPage, Mr. Britti served as CEO and Group Vice President for TransUnion Rental Screening Solutions, a business unit of TransUnion LLC. Before that, Mr. Britti was the CEO and founder of CreditRetriever LLC and RentPort LLC, and also held senior-level sales positions at successful start-ups, including OpsTechnology (now a wholly owned subsidiary of RealPage), SafeRent and One Point Communication. Additionally, as a vice president of Archstone Communities and National Housing Partnerships, Mr. Britti developed new revenue-producing services for the multifamily industry.
He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and National Apartment Association.
Mr. Britti received his Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Maryland College Park and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
William Chaney serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer for RealPage, where he is responsible for RealPage's product vision, strategy, design, development, product marketing and financial performance. In addition, he is responsible for all information technology and software engineering at RealPage.
Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions and lead many of RealPage's largest and fastest growing divisions. Mr. Chaney also served as Senior Vice President of product management, leading the payment services team responsible for the company's integrated web-based payment processing solution. Prior to joining RealPage, Mr. Chaney served as Group President of Jack Henry & Associates Enterprise Payment Solutions and CEO of Select Payment Processing. He is an active member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and National Apartment Association. Mr. Chaney received his Bachelor of Science in computer science from Texas Christian University.
Thomas C. Ernst Jr.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND TREASURER
Tom Ernst is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for RealPage. As the leader of the company's financial operations, he is responsible for the company's financial management and reporting, and for multiple corporate functions, including investor relations, credit facility management, financial planning and analysis, internal reporting, merger and acquisitions, product pricing control and billing.
Mr. Ernst brings more than 20 years of experience in software industry finance and investment advisory, where he advised many high-profile SaaS businesses on organic and acquisition strategies to drive innovation and growth. In 2015, he founded Tom Ernst Advisory (TEA), a strategic consulting firm focused on the software industry. In 2018, Mr. Ernst led TEA in providing strategic advice to software companies, including RealPage. Prior to TEA, Mr. Ernst led the Goldman Sachs Software Investment Banking Team globally and the Deutsche Bank Software U.S. Equity Research Team in coverage of over 30 stocks. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he served as a Nuclear Engineer and Submarine Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Ernst has a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Ashley Glover serves as the Executive Vice President and chief Operating Officer for RealPage, where she is responsible for managing international operations and all customer acquisition, assimilation and retention organizations.
Ms. Glover has served in multiple roles at RealPage, most recently as Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. For eight years prior to 2012, she led some of the largest divisions in the company, broadening her sales, service, operations and product management experience. Ashley was formerly with McKinsey and Company's Dallas office working with technology, consumer, and retail clients. She represents RealPage on the National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association. She received her B.S. in Computer Science, magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER AND SECRETARY
David Monk serves as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for RealPage. With more than 20 years of experience in corporate acquisitions, securities offerings and technology transactions, he leads a team on three continents, providing legal advice and direction for RealPage's broad and expanding array of business activities.
Mr. Monk joined RealPage in 2010 as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and has been instrumental in a wide variety of RealPage initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, development of the RealPage Cloud and providing legal counsel for RealPage Exchange, YieldStar, Kigo and RealPage's international expansion efforts.
Prior to joining RealPage, Mr. Monk was a partner at Baker Botts L.L.P., a premier international law firm, where he spent 18 years representing both public and private clients with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, SEC compliance, corporate governance, technology and outsourcing transactions, and general corporate matters.
He has been a featured speaker at various conferences and seminars on corporate, technology and outsourcing topics and has served on multiple arts and civic boards and committees.
Mr. Monk received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas A&M University.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER
Kandis Thompson is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for RealPage, where she oversees all revenue operations and accounting matters including external reporting, corporate accounting, tax, acquisitions and divestitures.
Ms. Thompson brings over 25 years of experience in corporate strategy, financial modeling, acquisitions, tax and technical accounting to RealPage. Her career spans multiple executive positions at both public and privately-held companies. Prior to joining RealPage in 2018, she served as Chief Financial Officer at Ryan, a global corporate tax services firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Previously, she served as Chief Accounting Officer at both Tanium, a privately-held endpoint security and systems management company based in Emeryville, California, and at Intel Security-McAfee, a global computer security software company headquartered in Santa Clara.
Ms. Thompson is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with honors from Southwest Baptist University.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Kurt Twining is the Chief People Officer for RealPage and oversees all of the company's human resources affairs, including employee recruitment, compensation, benefits, human resource management systems and organizational development.
He joined RealPage in July 2011, bringing extensive human resource experience in creating high performing cultures in companies on a global basis. His industry experience includes high tech, consumer goods, logistics, and consultative engagements with many Fortune 500 companies.
Before joining RealPage, Mr. Twining was a general manager and partner for Buck Consulting, a firm specializing in all areas of human capital, inclusive of talent management, rewards systems, and executive compensation to board of directors. Prior to joining Buck Consulting, Mr. Twining served in a variety of leadership roles as SVP of HR for Freescale Semiconductor, GM for the Hay Group, SVP of HR for AmeriServe, VP at PepsiCo Food Systems and in progressive human resources positions for Texas Instruments.
He is a member of the National Apartment Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council, and has served on the executive boards for Habitat for Humanity and The Family Place.
Mr. Twining received his Master of Science in industrial labor relations and his Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Michigan State University.