Jeromy Olson

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Jeromy Olson combines over 19 years in senior management as well sales and sales training. Mr. Olson is currently an owner of NexPhase Global, a sales management and consulting firm that he founded in 2013. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Olson was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Precision Plating Inc., a company involved in precious metal fabrication. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Olson was Area Sales Manager for Beckman Coulter, a Clinical Diagnostic company that focused on hospital laboratory equipment manufacturing.

Jeromy has an undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University.

Tracy Burzycki


Tracy Burzycki brings over 14 years of experience in sales management, strategic planning, market evaluation and market penetration, following an eight-year career as a scientist.   From 2000 through the present, Ms. Burzycki has held various positions with Beckman Coulter, a company that develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing, where she has been the Director, National Sales and Global Accounts from July 2011 through December 2014 and is currently the Director, Americas Sales-Life Sciences.

Tracy has an undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Columbia University – Columbia Business School.

Glenn Appel


Glenn Appel is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of Campania International, Inc. (“Campania”), one of the preeminent suppliers of garden elements in North America. For the last eleven years, as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Campania, Mr. Appel has fostered exceptional sales growth and constructed a highly effective management team. Prior to joining Campania, Mr. Appel held various management positions with Crayola, LLC.  Mr. Appel has an undergraduate degree from Lehigh University and an MBA from Columbia University.

Glenn Tilley


Glenn Tilley brings over 30 years of experience in Sports Management and Sports and Entertainment Marketing leadership roles. Mr. Tilley is the Founder and current Chief Executive Officer of The Champions Network, a business acceleration firm with a focus in the sports and health and wellness space. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Ripken Baseball from 2010 to 2014, a baseball management and sports marketing firm where he established and expanded The Ripken Brand on a national level. Previous to his role at Ripken Baseball, Mr. Tilley, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Becker Group from 2001 to 2009, helped grow the firm as a leading entertainment and experiential marketing firm with clients such as The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers, The Discovery Channel, The Taubman Company, Simon Properties, and Westfield Properties. Before being promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tilley was Vice President of Sales for Becker Group from 1992 through 2000. Previous to his role at Becker Group, Mr. Tilley was an executive at Sports Management firms Shapiro and Robinson and Eastern Athletic Services that represented and managed professional athletes in professional baseball and professional football.

Glenn earned a Bachelor degree from Princeton University in 1984 where he was an All-Ivy League football player.

Tom Minichiello


Tom Minichiello is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary for Westell Technologies, positions he has held since July, 2013. He is responsible for finance, information technology, human resources, legal, contract administration, real estate, and corporate communications. Prior to Westell, Mr. Minichiello was interim Chief Financial Officer for Tellabs and served in various other positions including Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Financial Operations, Vice President of Finance for North America, Director of Finance for all product divisions, and Controller for the Optical Networking Group from March 2001 to July, 2013. Minichiello also served in leadership roles at Andrew Corporation and held financial management and audit positions at Phelps Dodge, Otis Elevator, and United Technologies. He began his career at Sterling Drug. Mr. Minichiello serves on the Governing Body for the Evanta Chicago CFO Executive Summit. He was a Panelist for the 2016 Finance Transformation Summit in Dallas, and previously was an Advisory Board Member for Back on My Feet Chicago and a Board Member for the Tellabs Foundation.

Mr. Minichiello holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship and Operations Management from DePaul University, a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Hartford, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.