We created rofori to solve a fundamental communications problem: how to transform unstructured messages into easy, empowering communication.
rofori Board of Directors
Will Dantzler, Chairman
Will Dantzler is co-founder of Rofori Corporation. Will is also the founder of NetBase Corporation, an Internet software applications development company. Will completed his undergraduate education at the United States Air Force Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He has a Master of Science in Safety Management from Central Missouri State University and a Master in Business Administration with a computer concentration from the University of Missouri. He is also a graduate of the Squadron Officers School at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, Alabama. After a period of distinguished service in Missile Launch Operations and Standard Eval with the 351st Strategic Missile Wing at Whiteman AFB in Missouri, Will went to work for TRW Systems Integration Group where he successfully designed and developed PC and client server-based project management systems. He negotiated with TRW to sell the software privately and founded NetBase Corporation in 1993.
Chuck O’Dell is a former President and Chief Executive Officer with an outstanding record of building businesses, and growing companies internally and through acquisition. From 1998 to 1999, after successfully combining Marriott Management Services and Sodexho North America, he was President & CEO of the largest business, Sodexho Marriott Services, in the food/facilities management industry. He successfully managed this $4.5B public company with 103,000 employees internationally.
Chuck is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics. He also received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business.
A member of the America Online (AOL) founding team, Paul was responsible for International Marketing. Paul worked with AOL (formerly Quantum Computer Services) from 1986 to 1999. During his years at AOL, his diverse responsibilities included coordinating technical and businesses efforts across diverse AOL divisions, departments, joint ventures, cultures, diverse corporations. His specialties include building and managing highly effective organizations, technology projects, applied technology, human interface, and practical design and management of social network environments. In his various roles at AOL, he helped launch over a dozen online services around the world. He sits on the board of directors for Privo Inc, Sandel Avionics Inc, and NetBase Corporation. He also serves as an advisor with Idalis Software Inc. and other technology start-ups.
Jack Hughes currently is the Co-Founder and Principal of Phoenix Financial & Advisory Services, LLC, a company that provides management consulting services to small and emerging companies in the Government and Commercial Technology, Media and Entertainment industries. Mr. Hughes is also a Principal Consultant with Altus Associates, which specializes in buy-side merger and acquisition services.
Mr. Hughes has a proven trackrecord of progressive leadership and management experience in fast growth organizations. Prior to Phoenix Financial & Advisory Services, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Alion Science and Technology Corporation and helped found the company. Along with his daily responsibilities over Alion's financial and accounting functions, he contributed to the strategic vision for the future expansion of the corporation and directed the implementation of financial and accounting policy. During his time at Alion, Mr. Hughes was involved in over a dozen M&A transactions, which helped grow the company from $200M to $750M in five years. Mr. Hughes was also Senior Vice President and CFO of BTG, Inc., accountable for business and operations management, as well as creating winning proposal strategies and growth financing and M&A activities that helped propel the Company in five years from a $50M to a $600M business with 1650 employees. At BTG, Mr. Hughes also executed the Company’s IPO and follow-up public equity financing transactions. Preceding BTG, Mr. Hughes was the Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer of ManTech International Corporation, helping to grow the company from $4M to $200M in business with nearly 3,000 employees in 70 locations world-wide. At ManTech, he was directly involved in over 15 M&A transactions and the associated financings. He also played a key leadership role in the development of industry positions on major issues resulting in new legislation, government policy and regulations on uncompensated overtime, profit policy, contract awards without discussions and best value contracting.
Mr. Hughes received a B.S. in Economics and Business from Frostburg State University, and he has performed graduate coursework in contract formation, government procurement, mergers and acquisitions and financial management. He has also served on numerous corporate, trade association and non-profit boards.
Lin Little is Co-Founder, VP Sales & Business Development, Scientific Conservation Inc. He brings over 25 years of experience marketing and selling computer software products and custom-tailored services in global markets. His experience includes the design and execution of marketing and sales strategies for two product launches, and the spearheading of strategic alliances with Fortune 100 companies including Motorola, Qualcomm and Nortel. In addition, Mr. Little has developed start-up ventures with Cable & Wireless, Nortel, Lucent, Air Touch, Bell South, and Heidrick & Struggles LeadersOnline. He has also held various high-level positions with Resumix, Subscriber Computing, Inc., Progressive Financial Services and the Xerox Corporation where he was a senior member of the sales team, which helped Xerox win the Malcolm Baldrige award.
Lin is a graduate of the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He also received a Master in Public Administration from the University of Colorado.