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Executive Team

David Irwin

President

David Irwin joined Raddon following a succession of leadership roles with Fiserv and other companies. Early in his career, he worked for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and co-founded a VC-funded software company later acquired by AIG.  David is a credit union board member, an advisor to funded fintech ventures in payments and investment analytics, and a student advisor at UW Milwaukee.  He is a former Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a graduate of Dartmouth College (BA) and the Wharton School (MBA).  

Todd Beemer

Vice President, Client Management

Todd Beemer leads Client Engagement for Raddon, helping banks and credit unions meet and exceed their growth goals.  After serving for several years in a credit union leadership role, Todd has worked the last twenty years in client management for leading technology providers in the financial services industry.  Todd earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Washburn University in Topeka and passed the CPA exam shortly thereafter. Todd enjoys using his financial, technology, and industry experience in helping Raddon clients.

Bill Handel

Vice President, Research and Chief Economist

Bill Handel leads Raddon’s Research & Analytics practice, which includes the nationally recognized Performance Analytics, Raddon Research Insights, and Raddon Survey programs.  In his over 25 years with Raddon, he has been instrumental in establishing Raddon as an authority on consumer and small business financial behavior, and how financial institutions can best meet market needs profitably. As an author, a sought-after speaker, and advisor to banks and credit unions, Bill has developed many unique programs to help clients develop and manage innovative products.    He earned a BA in Economics from Kenyon College.

Fabio Biasella

Vice President – Strategic Planning and Management Training Programs

Fabio Biasella leads Raddon’s Strategic Planning and Management Training practices, helping clients build and execute practical plans and market-specific strategies based on analytics and creative thinking.  He brings nearly 30 years of experience in retail financial services.  Prior to Raddon, Fabio served as a private banker and trust banker for top U.S. financial institutions, where he developed initiatives to establish and manage new retail offices and market financial products and services. He holds a Certified Financial Planner designation and experience working as a registered investment representative and licensed insurance agent in financial institutions.  Fabio earned a BS in Banking, Finance, and Securities law from the University of Illinois.

James White

Vice President, Technology and Delivery Services

James White is responsible for Technology and Delivery functions -- including development, implementation, and support of technologies used by Raddon clients -- as well as Marketing Campaign services for Raddon clients based on the Integrator platform.  Earlier in his career, James held successive leadership roles with Open Solutions, delivering technology solutions to banks and credit unions.  He earned a BBA from Faulkner University.

Louie Lambrou

Director of Marketing & Communications

Louie Lambrou works with Raddon colleagues, clients, media outlets, and other partners to ensure that Raddon insights and programs are well communicated and executed through suitable channels and events. Clients experience Louie’s work through Raddon Workshops, Conferences, and CEO Forum.  A longtime Raddon professional, Louie earned a BA in Marketing from the University of Illinois Chicago.       

Manisha Banthia

Co-Head, Data Science

Manisha Banthia leads the Raddon team of modelers who develop descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive algorithms by applying statistical analytics and machine learning to large data sets.  Earlier in her career, Manisha served in various roles with Oracle Corporation, including leading the architecture team of Oracle’s Reveleus software for risk analytics which earned a Gartner Magic Quadrant distinction.  She also was instrumental in building the financial services analytics practice of Infosys.  Manisha earned a bachelors degree in Economics, an MBA in Finance from Calcutta University and a diploma in systems management and programming from NIIT.

Kapil Sapra

Co-Head, Data Science

Kapil Sapra built Fiserv’s Data Management Center of Excellence and leads Raddon’s data management team.  The Data CoE consists of over 200 professionals with deep expertise in organizing and normalizing data coming from multitudes of source systems so that it can be effectively manipulated and analyzed for business use.  Kapil’s team is deeply experienced in banking software platforms, including the broad Fiserv range of core, channels, payments, analytics, and other systems.  Earlier in his career, Kapil worked in data management with Thrivent Financial, Barclays Bank, and Cognizant.  He is a Bachelors graduate in Electronics from India’s National Institute of Technology and the Executive Program in Business Management of the Indian Institute of Management.    

Strategic Advisors

Bill Jordan

Managing Strategic Advisor

Bill Jordan leads the Raddon Strategic Advisor team, helping clients gain insight from Raddon analytics and take practical action to yield business results. Previously, Bill  worked in  commercial banking, gaining experience in credit underwriting, relationship management, and executive leadership. He has also served on numerous corporate and nonprofit advisory boards in the Chicago area. He earned a BS in Finance from Iowa State University and an MBA from DePaul University. 

Carl A. Campione

Strategic Advisor

Carl Campione works with Raddon clients to develop strategies that strengthen their relationships with customers and members. His financial services career includes more than 30 years of experience in retail and business banking, insurance marketing, database marketing, information management, and consulting. Prior to joining Raddon, Carl served as Director of Marketing for a bank holding company and a 25-branch bank.  He holds a Master’s degree in Communications from Northwestern University.

Megan Cummins

Strategic Advisor

Megan Cummins works with Raddon clients, providing analytical, strategic and tactical recommendations. During her 14 years with Raddon she has held a variety of roles in Performance Analytics and Integrator™ training and implementation.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA in Marketing and Management from North Central College.

Karen Kislin

Strategic Advisor

Karen Kislin works with clients to develop strategies and implement tactical recommendations that strengthen customer and member relationships. Prior to joining Raddon, Karen held responsibilities in strategic planning, branding, advertising and communication for OneAZ Credit Union in Arizona. She earned a BS from Northern Arizona University and an MBA from the University of Arizona.

Marcy Scanlin

Strategic Advisor

Marcy Scanlin brings a long track record of helping financial institutions use data and analytics to grow their franchises.  Prior to joining Raddon, Marcy held a range of advisory and leadership roles with Deluxe Corporation and Marquis Software, serving banks and credit unions. She holds a BS in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Florida.

Becky Summers

Strategic Advisor

Becky Summers joined Raddon in 2017 with a background deep in financial services leadership.  During her nearly twenty-year career with Teachers Credit Union in Indiana, Becky held a succession of roles from the management of service center operations through Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Additionally, for three years immediately prior to joining Raddon, Becky was President and CEO of Ronald McDonald House of Michiana.  She earned a BS in Marketing, Management, and Insurance from Indiana State University.  

Jan Trifts

Strategic Advisor

Jan Trifts has worked with Raddon clients for twelve years, developing strategies that strengthen their relationships with their customers and members. She has more than thirty years of experience in the financial services industry including marketing, market research, strategic planning, product development, training, customer support and account management. She was a client relations director at CashEdge, where she was responsible for relationships with several leading banks. She also held a senior management position with Harland (Marketing Profiles Inc.), where she managed customer support, account management, training and programming.

Client Executives

Matthew Brandenberg

Matthew Brandenberg is highly experienced in helping financial institutions use data and analytics to better understand their businesses and build effective strategies.  Prior to joining Raddon in 2014, Matt worked with financial services clients as an executive with Equifax and Lexis Nexus.  He began his career in banking with M&I Home Equity Corporation.  Matt earned a BA in Journalism from Marquette University.

Ryan Kossack

Ryan Kossack is a long-time Raddon professional with a deep passion for client success.  He was instrumental in building Raddon’s survey programs to their current position of industry leadership.  Currently, he works with clients across all Raddon service lines. Ryan earned a BA in Marketing from Illinois State University.

Tasso Papastathis

Tasso Papastathis brings deep experience in helping financial institutions make effective use of data and analytics.  Prior to joining Raddon, he served in a range of client-serving and leadership roles with Dun & Bradstreet, Experian, and Equifax.  Tasso earned a BA in Economics from Illinois State University.

Glenn Tresemer

Glenn Tresemer joined Raddon in 2012 following a series of roles in financial services industry.  Earlier in his career, Glenn served in regional management with CUNA Mutual Group, and as Executive Vice President of Lake Michigan Credit Union. Glenn has spent his entire career in the financial services space and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Raddon clients. 

Paul Wheatley

Paul Wheatley is an experienced banking and information services professional.  Prior to joining Raddon he served banks and credit unions with technology-driven solutions for marketing, finance, and compliance with Pitney Bowes Software and D&H Harland.  He is also a former banking executive, having served in branch, lending, marketing, compliance, and retail management with Bank of America and Sun Trust Bank.

Eric Wittekiend

Eric Wittekiend is a long-time Raddon professional, committed to helping clients build and execute successful strategies. During his tenure, he has been influential in the development of numerous Raddon analytical frameworks and services.  Prior to joining Raddon, Eric worked in banking.  He holds a BA from Northern Illinois University.  

Service Line Leadership

Marcus Rothaar

Leader, Performance Analytics

Marcus leads Raddon’s Performance Analytics benchmarking program and small business research initiatives. Since joining Raddon in 1998, Marcus has been involved in developing, analyzing, and presenting the results of Raddon’s research and strategic analytics solutions. A frequent speaker at Raddon’s workshops for bank and credit union executives and other industry events, Rothaar provides actionable guidance and data-driven insights to help financial institutions drive growth and performance improvement.

Julie Skuturna

Leader, Survey Services

Currently as the leader of Raddon’s survey programs, Julie Skuturna is committed to the design and development of survey programs that help clients understand their performance meeting customer needs, how to engage employees and build their brand.  During her 15-year tenure at Raddon, Julie has been instrumental in developing and leading various teams in the Research and Client Services areas.  Julie’s 20+ years of varied research experience includes roles specializing in sensory product testing, employee opinion research and consumer product development.  Julie holds a BS in Marketing from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Graham School of Management.  Additionally, Julie possesses certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as Business Analytics & Intelligence Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Greg Ulankiewicz

Senior Research Analyst

Greg Ulankiewicz develops content for the Raddon Research Insights and Performance Analytics programs, and provides analytical support to strategic advisors at Raddon. He joined Raddon in 2001 as a client manager.   

Andrew Vahrenkamp

Leader, Raddon Research Insights

Andrew Vahrenkamp is responsible for Raddon Research Insights, Raddon’s national consumer research program.  A former finance and marketing executive in the credit union industry, he uses his 20 years of experience to find trends and patterns in consumer behavior and to develop solutions for institutions, particularly in their strategic planning, product development, and marketing strategy.