Ross Group Inc

Executive Bios

Mark Ross, CEO
Mr. Ross has led the Ross Group since its founding. He has over 25 years of IT and business management experience. Mr. Ross served over seven years in the USAF as a program manager responsible for budgets in excess of $50M. He has been in the consulting industry since 1988 serving in program manager and technical management positions. Mr. Ross has a Master of Science in Engineering degree (emphasis in Computers and Information systems) from The University of Texas and Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering, math, and chemistry.
Richard Spanier, President, Software Solutions
Mr. Spanier has over 25 years of IT and business management/ development experience. Mr. Spanier has led large development projects in the telecom, accounting and finance, banking, and membership industries. His recent projects include membership and MRM/CRM software installations for some of the nation’s largest Automobile Clubs, telecom applications for state governments, and asset management applications for the banking industry. Currently Mr. Spanier sits on the board of the Technology Association of Georgia’s Government Technology Society and serves as chairman of their Federal Government Technology Committee. Mr. Spanier has a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Science from the University of West Florida and graduate work in both Systems Analysis and Business Administration.
Steve Woody, President Managed and Enterprise Database Services
Mr. Woody joined the Ross Group in 1995 as a senior managing partner in the company and is on the board of directors. Mr. Woody is currently the President of Ross Group’s premier enterprise database managed services practice named CommitDBA. Mr. Woody has over 25 years of IT experience, over 22 years of project and team management and over 20 years of database management experience. Mr. Woody’s strengths come from the combination of a detailed IT background specializing in database management and project management. In his role as President, Mr. Woody has positioned CommitDBA as a Specialized Database Managed Service Provider (DMSP) for proactive Database Administration (DBA) services to organizations across the United States and Canada. Mr. Woody has a Master of Arts (MA) in Management from Antioch University Midwest, a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University (WMU), and is an Honor Graduate of Control Data Institute (CDI) in Computer Programming.
Gary Codeluppi, Senior VP Business Development and Marketing
Mr. Codeluppi has over 30 years of IT experience in sales and marketing with over 20 years of executive business management experience. He joined Ross Group Inc in 2002 after a 21 year career at NCR Corporation. He has lead product marketing, services marketing, program management, business process reengineering, strategic partnership, and indirect and direct channel sales teams during his career. He has served as a Consultant to IT companies and is actively involved in his community having served as Committee Co-chair of the 2005 U.S. Senior Men’s Golf Open, Lions Club and CYO Sports Coach/Commissioner, and United Way Coordinator. He currently serves on the University of Dayton MIS Advisory Board, the Technology First Board of Trustees and Strategic Communication Committee, and the Board of Trustees of Catholic Social Services Miami Valley. Mr. Codeluppi has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Dayton with degrees in Finance and Marketing and is a Teradata certified professional.
Alan Moor, VP Software Development
Mr. Moor joined Ross Group in 1996 as an experienced developer in Oracle, PL/SQL, and PowerBuilder. He has been a team lead and project manager of many high visibility projects within Ross Group including lead on the roll-out of our membership suite for major AAA clients. Mr. Moor is an Air Force Veteran with 8 years of service and served on the board of the Turner Syndrome Society. Mr. Moor has over 25 years experience in software development in a variety of technical disciplines including Oracle and Java.
Wendell Riley, Manager Veterinary Solutions
Mr. Riley joined Ross Group in 1998 as a developer in Oracle Forms/Reports, and PL/SQL. He has been a technical lead and task manager on numerous high visibility projects within Ross Group’s Veterinary Solutions Division. These tasks include the initial go-live implementations at numerous large teaching hospitals as well as a migration of the product from a client/server model to a three tier application server model. Mr. Riley served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps and as a task lead at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) prior to joining Ross Group. He holds bachelors degrees in Aviation Management and Computer Sciences.