President and Chief Executive Officer / Founder
Michael Galloway's success story begins with the 15 years
he devoted to the motion picture industry, becoming the youngest
person ever to manage a major motion picture sound studio.
Always involved in the digital technology arena, Galloway
had the good fortune to work with innovative people such as
Mr. Dolby from Dolby Sound, and George Lucas of "Star
Wars" fame. Galloway's dynamic nature and visionary thinking
coupled with his expertise in the digital technology industry
led to his designing the infrastructure for Catholic Online,
one of the largest user networks in the world and a current
client of webBASIS, the Internet technology company that Mr.
Galloway formed in 1996. He is an entrepreneur with years
of experience developing impressive business concepts, growing
them into small start-up companies and taking them public.
Chief Financial Officer
David Grow brings more than 17 years of financial and senior
management experience to webBASIS. He most recently was executive
vice president, chief operations officer and chief financial
officer of Daw Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of clean-room
technology for the semiconductor industry. At Daw, he managed
a start-up subsidiary that after two years was contributing
$17 million in revenues. Grow previously held senior positions
with Novell, Inc., WordPerfect Corp. and Price Waterhouse.
He holds a bachelors degree in accounting from the University
of Utah, is a licensed CPA and serves on the Board of Directors
of WordCruncher Internet Technologies, Inc., an Internet-based
provider of information for business professionals.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Justin Cragin, a recognized computer industry expert has more
than 10 years experience in networking, telecommunications,
Internet and distributed client/server computing. Justin Cragin
has an extensive background in software development and many
years in the software design and consulting arena. As CTO
for webBASIS, Inc., he has been responsible for the development
of Web based software applications that have enabled the next
generation of e-business solutions.
EVP / Business Development / Founder
Bill Scanlan has an extensive marketing background and more
than 20 years of computer experience working in the engineering
and oil industries. His technology background includes the
development and design of computerized petroleum production
and control systems. Scanlan's experience includes working
with Schlumberger, the world leader in the petroleum development
industry. While at Schlumberger, Scanlan organized the field
test coordination of product lines as well as Beta test coordination
of marketing launches and new sites. He has a bachelor's degree
in civil engineering from the University of Kansas.
EVP / Business Development / Founder
Sandra Galloway has many years in nationwide retail business
management. She has served in Senior management positions
with webBASIS since its inception. As Executive VP of Data
Center Development Sandra has spearheaded the design and construction
of webBASIS' current family of Internet Data Centers located
in Bakersfield, San Diego and Sacramento. The construction
processes she has helped establish have received worldwide
recognition and now serve as the benchmark industry-wide for
data center development.
Reid Brennan, JD
EVP / Technology Operations
Lynn Reid Brennan joined webBASIS in September 1999 and is
responsible for technology operations and all in-house legal
issues. She has extensive experience in management, team development,
process analysis and rapid product/service/facility implementation.
Brennan joined webBASIS after spending 15 years in the healthcare
industry where she most recently was a lead negotiator on
multi-million dollar provider contracts for Kern Radiology,
a prominent radiology practice. After earning her Juris Doctorate
from California Pacific School of Law in 1995, she became
business manager at Kern where she established new compliance
and IT departments and opened four new clinic sites in six
months. Brennan also holds technical licenses in Radiologic
Technology, Diagnostic Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Technology.
SVP of Programming Services
Billy Thomas, Vice President of Programming Services, has
helped lead the development of the Web-based applications
that have propelled webBASIS to the forefront of delivering
Internet services. Prior to his position as VP of Programming
Services he served as Operations Manager for webBASIS' software
development group. Thomas has twelve years in the Internet
industry with six of those in the media technologies industry.
His Internet experience includes serving as an Internet consultant
for stock firms to ensure their Web presence. Thomas has been
with webBASIS, Inc. for three years.
SVP Sales Worldwide
Paul Lauer has pioneered cutting-edge media and communications
projects worldwide for the last 15 years in the areas of magazines,
books, television, film, events and the Internet. Mr. Lauer
is the founder of three media companies: Veritas Communications,
a multi-media company which publishes YOU! Magazine; Eternal
City, an IMAX-format film company; and Publishing Services,
a publishing arm for Internet companies. Mr. Lauer also served
as Director of Entertainment and Internet projects for Global
Exchange, facilitating global commerce between Europe and
the U.S., and as a consultant for a variety of companies in
marketing, corporate imaging, global partnerships, and financing.
Mr. Lauer holds a BA in English from the University of California
at Los Angeles.
Vice President of Network Administration
Steve Garcia has many years in the computer science field.
He spent 20 years with oilfield giant Schlumberger in a number
of technical areas. During the course of his oilfield experience,
he has worked as a Field Engineer, Petrophysicist, and as
a Network Administrator. While with Schlumberger, Garcia administered
mini as well as mainframe systems including early PDP-11 mini-computers,
VAX and Unix systems. His final position was as IT Manager
for Schlumberger's Oilfield Services Pacific Coast organization.
He helped field test and introduce a number of hardware and
software tools to the wireline field organization. Since joining
webBASIS in 1999, Garcia has been instrumental in designing
and implementing a world-class computer system infrastructure
for webBASIS' family of Internet Data Centers. Garciais a
member of the elite webBASIS Data Center Design-Deployment
Team that has set a new standard for the design and implementation
of Internet Data Centers worldwide.
Director of Marketing
Katherine Sarinas brings to the webBASIS team over 10 years
of valuable experience in advertising and marketing. Her intense
understanding of the creative process led to her most ambitious
accomplishment as Managing Director of Inkworks, Inc., where
she created and supervised the advertising and marketing requirements
of various accounts. Her humble beginnings as a researcher
and copywriter culminated in progressively expanding roles
in the marketing management field with companies such as Everich
International Trading, Synergy Advertising and Marketing,
The G.A. Yupangco Group and her most recent position as Western
Regional Account Manager for JobOptions.com. She has a BA
in Political Science and an MA in Languages and Literature
from De La Salle University.
Director / Customer Service
Lori Howell brings to webBASIS more than 15 years experience
in Customer Service management. Prior to joining webBASIS,
she was Manager of User Services/Help Desk Operations for
Occidental Services, Inc., providing IT customer support for
over 30 U.S. locations. While at Oxy, Lori's endeavors included
providing on-site assistance for IT startup operations in
South America and Russia, implementing a Help Desk Call Center,
participating on the management team to standardize desktops
company-wide and coordinating the development of various PC
training programs. She was also integral in establishing Occidental
International Exploration and Production Company's first e-mail
system, which enabled efficient worldwide communications.
Ms. Howell holds a BS in Business Administration, with a concentration
in Management Information Systems, from the California State
University of Bakersfield.
Director Technical Writing
Mr. Marquez has been building and coordinating business technical
communications infrastructures for 12 years. Prior to coming
to webBASIS, he worked in the technical communications group
within the Xerox Corporation printing division. He gained
his telecommunications and packet based communications experience
at Fujitsu Business Communications Systems, a telephony PBX
manufacturer where he implemented an online documentation
production solution. Prior to Fujitsu he worked in the securities
industry with De La Rue Printrak, a manufacturer of automatic
fingerprint identification systems. He led the team documenting
their international high security systems. Mr. Marquez holds
a B.S. in Communications from Cal Poly Pomona.
Manager Programming Services / Webmaster
Lotus Pait brings 6 years of Web development experience to
webBASIS. As Webmaster, Lotus oversees the Web Site and Web
Development Departments. Lotus continually browses the Web
for next generation products and ideas in an effort to maintain
the vitality and freshness of the webBASIS site. Prior to
webBASIS, Lotus worked for LiquidMusic.net as the Website
Operations Manager. Lotus created the online presence for
LiquidMusic.net and headed the team that created their e-commerce
site. Lotus has extensive experience in radio communications
and advertising production. While working for the Sphere Radio
Group as Production Director, Lotus had the opportunity to
be an On-Air personality. He was in charge of the daily programming
of a radio station, created advertising campaigns for local
businesses, and did On-Air shifts for KRAB FM, KSLY FM, KKXX
FM, KLLY FM, and KHTY FM.