Executive Team at Serenic

Donna Smiley, Managing Director
Donna is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Serenic Software (Serenic Navigator for NPOs, NGOs and Public Sector organizations) and Kenek Software (VisionPayroll for Microsoft Dynamics NAV) businesses.  She has over 20 years of experience providing software solutions to NPO, NGO and Public Sector organizations, which was built on 10 years of accounting and financial management experience earlier in her career. Donna's background includes many of the roles within a software company, from Accounting to Support and Professional Services to Product Management and Development, all of which give her a holistic perspective on the best way to serve our Customers, Partners, and Employees. 

Kevin Pillsbury, Director, K-12 Education
Kevin is responsible for driving the strategic direction as well as operational oversight of the U.S. K-12 Education business. He brings over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles of technology companies, including EZLinks (IBS) and Play18. During his career Kevin has been responsible for over 1,500 successful software implementations, specializing in accounting and business intelligence.

David Obrand, Director, Customer Care
David is responsible for the teams handling our professional consulting services, system documentation and education, as well as technical support. He has many years of experience in managing projects for global organizations as well as state and federal government projects. David is focused on exceeding customer expectations with our solutions and our teams.

Chris Vens, Director, Technology
Chris is responsible for the research and development activities for the company and has over 20 years’ experience, the majority of which was spent in senior management roles. He has extensive product management expertise ranging from defining requirements, interacting with stakeholders, to executing product roadmaps. During his career, he has held many management roles within Support, IT, QA and Development. Also, Chris has extensive experience in integrating various technologies into one solution as well as multi-dimensional Analytics. Chris has earned a reputation as a successful builder of development teams while delivering intuitive, efficient and robust Enterprise Financial applications.

Chris Stevenson, Strategic Sales Executive
Chris is responsible for worldwide direct sales functions for the NGO marketplace. He is a 32 year veteran of the accounting software industry having previously served in various sales management capacities with Platinum Software (now Epicor) and American Fundware (now Blackbaud). Chris has been with Serenic Software since the company's initial release of its award-winning Serenic Navigator software.

Tony Peccolo, Director
Tony is a Director in the Kenek Software organization. He is a 30 year technology sales veteran of diverse hardware and software industries. He previously served in various sales leadership roles with Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies (an HP spin-off) and more recently with EMS Software (a global enterprise software entity).  Tony is committed to working with the channel and their customers to continually strengthen relationships to help partners build their business.