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Our History

Our Leadership

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Bill Wood

President & CEO

Bill Wood has over 25 years’ experience in the nonprofit and public sector market. He started his career as a founding member of Blackbaud Inc. and held several senior management positions in sales, marketing and, ultimately, as chief executive in a number of companies. Bill was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of private equity backed FrontStream, a leading, SaaS provider in the nonprofit, payments, employee giving and corporate social responsibility sectors. 

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Donna Smiley

Chief Customer Officer

Donna Smiley is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Sylogist. Donna has over 20 years' experience providing software solutions to nonprofit and  non-governmental organizations and to the public sector. Donna had over 15 years of accounting and financial management experience earlier in her career. 

Sujeet Kini

Chief Financial Officer

Sujeet Kini is an experienced finance professional with over 20 years of leadership experience in capital markets, strategic acquisitions, and international markets. After beginning his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, he held executive financial and operational roles across the technology sector, including Chief Accounting Officer at OpenText, and Chief Financial Officer at Hootsuite, Solium Capital, and BlueCat Networks.

Grant McLarnon

Chief Revenue Officer

Grant McLarnon is an experienced leader with a track record of successfully scaling SaaS companies. Most recently, as CEO and co-founder of technology company Adoxio, he led its growth to become a successful Microsoft systems integrator and ISV in just two years. He then successfully negotiated the sale of Adoxio to KPMG. Following the acquisition, he led KPMG's national Microsoft practice. Before his success with Adoxio, Grant was Managing Partner of SaaS-based Adxstudio where he helped lead a growth of 5X in just four years. He created an extensive partner channel and helped to orchestrate the company's highly valued acquisition by Microsoft.

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Terry LoPresti

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Terry LoPresti has a 25-year track record delivering highly scalable technical solutions via disciplined Agile processes to nonprofit, nongovernmental, government, and education sectors, Sylogist's key markets. Along with her strong Microsoft platform knowledge, Terry’s expertise includes SaaS product innovation and deployment, system integration, self-serve and mobile first platforms, e-documents, payment processing, and user-oriented data visualization and reporting.

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Xavier Shorter

VP, Finance & Operations

Xavier Shorter has served as Vice President, Finance and Operations at Sylogist since October 2016. Xavier is an experienced executive with 17+ years’ experience in accounting and finance and executive roles at public companies. Xavier, a CPA-CA (Canada) and CPA (USA), began his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP, after receiving his B.S. in Computer Information Systems and M.S. in Accounting from Alabama State University. 

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Tracy Harder

VP, Talent & Engagement

Tracy Harder is a human capital executive who excels at partnering with leadership teams to drive talent and engagement strategies and align those strategies with the overall business objectives.  She has over 20 years of expertise managing the employee experience for companies with footprints in US, Canada and abroad and enjoys all things related to the talent acquisition strategy. 

Sylogist is a public sector SaaS company that provides comprehensive ERP, CRM, fundraising, education administration, and payments solutions that allow its customers to carry out their missions. 

We serve over 2,000 customers globally, including all levels of government, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, and public compliance-driven and funded companies. 

Sylogist has industry-leading profitability, an exceptionally strong balance sheet, a track record of successful acquisitions, and a portfolio of mission-critical SaaS solutions.

Sylogist is committed to upholding ethical standards and adheres to company policies and business code of ethics. Please view our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

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[sil-o-jist] noun

How do you say Sylogist?

1. A strategic technology company that offers a curated collection of world-class cloud products, developed to get you closer to where you want to be, with dedicated, personalized support; because software should speed you up, not slow you down.

"We chose Sylogist because they will help us empower our mission." 


(from late 14c., Old French silogisme "a syllogism, scholastic argument based on a formula or proof")

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