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About our team

Our team

Learn more about our team members who are building our product, serving our customers and spreading the word about Signal Vine.

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Adam Reinke
Senior Account Executive
Sales
Adam Reinke
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Senior Account Executive

While Adam has spent significant time in Boston, he is very proud of his home state Wisconsin.

Prior to joining Signal Vine, Adam worked at uAspire (one of Signal Vine’s very first customers) for nearly fourteen years, advising students, managing teams, and securing resources to help scale the organization to new geographies. In the Account Executive role, he is excited to leverage his passion for college access and success, with his experience in fundraising and partnership management.

His daughter Quinn keeps him very busy in his downtime, but when not chasing her around he loves to BBQ and sneak in watching his alma mater Marquette University play basketball.

Adil Dittmer
Account Manager
Customer Success
Adil Dittmer
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Account Manager

Prior to joining Signal Vine, he graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Adil went on to work as a Leadership Consultant at Phi Gamma Delta International Headquarters, where he traveled to 55 universities facilitating educational programs for undergraduate students.

He also spent time in a sales development role at Inside Higher Ed. In his free time, Adil is an active high school basketball referee and enjoys going to museums and concerts in the D.C. area.

Alex Brown
Sales Development Representative
Sales
Alex Brown
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Sales Development Representative

Alex graduated from Bentley University where he earned a BS in human resource management and minored in economics.

A DC native, Alex is happy to be living in the city again. In his free time, he enjoys going to concerts and riding his bike.

Alia Degen
Implementation Team Lead
Customer Success
Alia Degen
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Implementation Team Lead

Alia was born and raised in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a major in Global Studies and a minor in Spanish and Community & International Development.

In 2016, she spent her spring semester studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain. Alia loves traveling and has visited 5/7 continents. She loves to work with philanthropic organizations as she won an international contest with TOMS and went on a giving trip in Honduras to distribute shoes.

Andrew Kuhn
Account Manager
Customer Success
Andrew Kuhn
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Account Manager

Andrew is a proud Maryland native who puts Old Bay Seasoning on (almost) everything he eats. He also enjoys hanging out with his pet guinea pig Andy.

Prior to joining Signal Vine, he graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a minor in Political Science. After graduating, he helped grow a Maryland-based start-up craft brewery, where he was responsible for a number of different roles including sales, marketing, and account management. When not at work, Andrew enjoys cheering for DC sports teams, hiking, and staying active with friends.

Arianna Hartmann
Senior Director of Customer Success
Customer Success
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Senior Director of Customer Success

As Senior Director of Customer Success, her job is two-fold: providing operations and support to a quickly-growing company, and being the primary point of contact for launching customers on the platform.

Prior to Signal Vine, Arianna worked at Alden & Ott in office management and customer service. Arianna graduated with a BA in History from James Madison University, and spent a summer studying abroad in Florence, Italy. She’s proud to reveal that she can finally do a pushup.

Brendan Tobolaski
Site Reliability Engineer
Engineering
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Site Reliability Engineer

Brendan is experienced with Java and various web development languages and tools including HTML, CSS, PHP, Linux, OS X, MySQL, Apache, JavaScript, and Drupal.

He makes sure the Signal Vine platform runs smoothly. He recently moved back to North Dakota and enjoys photography.

Brian Kathman
Chief Executive Officer
Leadership
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Chief Executive Officer

Brian is an entrepreneur with a BS in Marketing from Indiana’s Kelley School of Business and an Executive MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. He has deep experience in technology, philanthropy, and high-growth companies. Prior to starting Signal Vine, Brian was the Chief Operating Officer at Arabella Advisors, a philanthropy services firm which grew 1000% during his five years. But most of his career has been spent building technology companies from an early stage.

In addition to Brian’s entrepreneurial ventures, he has helped grow several early-stage businesses, most notably InphoMatch/Mobile 365 where he established key contracts which became 75% of its revenue. The business was eventually sold to Sybase in 2006 for $430 million.

Charles Parsons
Director of Product Management
Product Management
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Director of Product Management

Charles has successfully led numerous products to strong growth by teaching his teams to read the market, developing a strong sense of customer empathy and experimenting with a variety of tailored approaches to delivery.

Prior to joining Signal Vine, Charles led product efforts for a marketing automation platform at Drip, a fundraising and advocacy platform at Salsa Labs and a media publishing and ad platform at Broadcast Interactive. He studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and, while there, founded and led a nonprofit focused on vintage jazz and swing era dance preservation, instruction and events. He continues to run educational events for the things he’s passionate about. In his free time likes to build things, break things, repair things and play hockey.

Christine Murray
Implementation Specialist
Customer Success
Christine Murray
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Implementation Specialist

Christine received her Bachelor and Master’s degree in Labor and Employment Relations from Rutgers University. Since graduating, she has solely worked for tech companies but always had a passion for higher education; joining the Signal Vine team has allowed her to work in both fields. She is excited to learn as much as she can in her new role.

In her downtime, Christine likes traveling to Asia as often as she can, working out, and doing any kind of spontaneous activity. Being new to the D.C. area, she is eager to spend as many weekends museum-hopping as possible.

Covenant Babatunde
Implementation Specialist
Customer Success
Covenant Babatunde
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Implementation Specialist

Covenant has a BA in creative writing and a minor in musical theatre from the University of Mary Washington. After graduation, she continued her creative streak by joining a dance company, choreographing for competitions, and writing poetry. She is very familiar with jazz hands.

Before joining Signal Vine, she used her creativity to engage and retain members at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Now, she is excited to find every opportunity to razzle-dazzle her Signal Vine peers and customers.

Cutler Reynolds
Implementation Specialist
Customer Success
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Implementation Specialist

Before joining Signal Vine’s Customer Success team, Cutler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and a minor in History. He has spent time working as a Maintenance Engineering intern for Verizon Wireless and a Behavioral Economics Research Assistant for the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

A longtime resident of the D.C. Metro Area, Cutler is excited to be back on his home turf!