Experian QAS North American leadership
The senior leadership at Experian QAS is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. The Experian QAS leadership team brings a wide range of expertise from each of their fields and helps make Experian QAS a great company.
Thomas Schutz - SVP, General Manager
As SVP, General Manager at Experian QAS North America, Thomas Schutz serves as the company's top executive for all strategic business decisions in the United States and Canada.
Tom started with the company in 2004 as a Sales Representative. In 2005, he assumed management responsibility for the company's inside sales team that was soon converted into outside sales, covering the southeastern US. In 2007, Tom was promoted to Director of Sales, covering all US operations. He increased new business revenue by 43 percent before assuming the role of Vice President of Sales in 2008. Tom took over North American operations in 2010.
Before joining Experian QAS, Tom held sales positions at ADP, specializing in software for payroll, tax filing and HR services, as well as at DSI Technology Services, an intellectual property protection, escrow, and verification services software company. Tom Schutz has a BS in Business Communications from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Jordan Brigham - VP of Sales and Sales Strategy
As VP of Sales and Sales Strategy, Jordan Brigham oversees Strategic and Public Sector sales teams in North America, as well as our sales strategy.
Jordan started with Experian QAS in 2005 as a Sales Representative. At the end of his first year, he was promoted to Senior Account Manager. In 2007, he was promoted to Regional Sales Manager, where he was responsible for the Southeast region. Jordan was again promoted in 2009, to Director of Sales. Jordan became VP of Sales and Sales Strategy in 2013.
Before joining Experian QAS, Jordan held a sales position at Oxford and Associates, an IT consulting and staffing firm. Jordan Brigham has a BA in International Relations from Syracuse University.
David Northridge - Vice President of Client Retention
David Northridge is Experian QAS’ VP of Client Retention with responsibility for all North American customer relationships, partner relationships, and customer delivery teams. David started at Experian QAS as a Marketing Intern in 2002 and soon joined the inside sales and renewals teams. David built our Customer Management department and Business Development teams from scratch to care for our growing customer base of 2500+ customers and 30+ business partners.
David graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Marketing from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
David Bethoney - Finance Director
As Finance Director for Experian QAS, David Bethoney oversees all finance and accounting operations for the business, including budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, strategic planning and financial systems. In addition, David oversees the Human Resources and Legal departments.
Before joining Experian QAS, David was at Fox Interactive Media working with MySpace.com. He oversaw all financial functions for the national sales and marketing team, including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and strategic planning. He joined MySpace after a 3-year stint at Microsoft, where he went through their Finance Rotation Program in addition to working in their Microsoft Dynamics Business group. In 2007, David co-founded an Internet start-up.
David earned a degree in Finance and Management Information Systems from Northeastern University.
Beatriz Santin - Senior Director of Marketing and Product
As Senior Director of Marketing and Product, Beatriz Santin is responsible for all Experian QAS North American product, marketing and teleprospecting activities.
Beatriz joined the company in 2008 and since that time has increased revenue generated from marketing leads by 50 percent by focusing on online and offline marketing tactics and working closely with sales on lead conversion.
Prior to joining Experian QAS, Beatriz was the Director of Marketing at Comverse Technologies, where she led field marketing across the Americas region. Beatriz started her career in technology in partner development at Kenan Systems, a division of Lucent Technologies later acquired by CSG Systems and Comverse.
Beatriz earned a BA in Business Administration from Mississippi State University, where she was a golfer on full scholarship, and an MBA in International Business from the University of South Carolina.