1991 to 1995 Brodigan worked for Gestetner Plc (which was subsequently
acquired by Ricoh) in London, first as Finance Director, Manufacturing,
and then as Head of Internal Audit.
Brodigan obtained his Chartered Accountant qualification while working for KPMG in London. During his time with KPMG, Brodigan worked on audits, mergers and acquisitions for large public companies. Afterward, he joined a boutique investment bank based in Monaco, working on leveraged buyouts and tax planning strategies.
Prior to joining mindSHIFT, Abutaleb worked at Discovery Communications as the Executive VP of US New Media and Network Services. Before Discovery, Abutaleb flourished in her more than 18-year career with MCI — beginning as a traffic engineer with MCI in 1984, ending as the Senior VP of Planning and Engineering for WorldCom in 2002, and holding many senior positions with the conglomerate in the interim. Just prior to leaving WorldCom, Abutaleb was responsible for all aspects of global network planning, network engineering, service delivery, network systems development and IT operations.
Abutaleb graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Crowe holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Penn State University, as well as certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He is engaged in the finance community, serving as a board member of Delaware Valley Friends School. Crowe is a member of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network and has presented at industry speaking engagements focused on CFOs, managing risk and innovative ways to drive cost savings, and has been featured on CFO.com.
Trevorrow led the delivery and was executive sponsor for many F2000 clients across seven different industries, and sat on the advisory boards for Dell, Microsoft and Intel.
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Tim Vellek was appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing for Ricoh in the Americas in July 2014. Vellek is a seasoned industry professional, bringing more than 37 years of marketing, service, support and sales experience – throughout the Americas and internationally.
In his current role, Vellek leads Ricoh’s marketing efforts across all areas of the business to strategically align with Ricoh’s services-led transformation. These areas include: Product Marketing, Production Print, U.S. Dealer Sales and Marketing, Services and Solutions, Channel Marketing, Customer Experience and Digital Marketing, Marketing Communications, Alliances and Sustainability initiatives. Engaging with Ricoh Company, Ltd. on a regular basis, Vellek’s leadership is critical to strengthening Ricoh’s position as a number one technology and services provider in the industry.
Vellek has held numerous positions within Ricoh Americas, most recently leading Ricoh’s Production Printing Business Group. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Lanier Europe Group, a €500 million business responsible for the Europe, Africa and Middle East markets, and led the integration of Lanier and the acquisition of Agfa-Gevaert’s Copy System Division in 17 countries. Vellek began his career with Lanier, holding vital positions such as Vice President, New Business Strategies and Vice President, Worldwide Service and Support.
Vellek attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and served in the United States Air Force in the Strategic Air Command.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Donna Venable was appointed Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Ricoh in the Americas in April 2015. She is responsible for overseeing human resources activities for all Ricoh locations in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. This includes:
Venable also serves as Corporate Associate Advisory Officer of Ricoh Company, Ltd., which expands her role to include Ricoh’s global HR initiatives as she works with leadership and HR teams in Japan.
Venable most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Ricoh in the Americas after holding the same role for IKON Office Solutions before its acquisition by Ricoh. She has more than 14 years of human resources experience with IKON, and 22 total years managing HR functions.
Venable also served as Vice President, Human Resources Shared Services, where she led IKON’s global compensation, benefits, systems and programs teams. Previously, Venable held HR roles with Doubletree Hotels and Guest Quarters Hotels.
Venable is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is engaged in the HR community serving as a board member of the HR Executive Alliance and co-chair of the HR Executive Summit, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Chapters. She has presented at industry speaking engagements focused on leadership and employee development, and has been featured in Chief Learning Officer magazine.