Team

Team 2017-07-14T16:49:23+00:00
Brad A. Adams
Brad A. AdamsPresident | Chief Executive Officer | Chairman of the Board
Brad handles all of Qvinci’s legal matters in addition to working with the other members of the leadership team to implement the strategic and tactical plans; he also manages the leadership team on behalf of the Board of Directors. Brad has over 25 years’ experience of successfully leading legal, management and board teams from inception to liquidity. His specialties include legal, corporate governance and management oversight. He has served in legal, management and board positions in more than 15 trusts and nine corporate entities including oilfield services, manufacturing, investment entities and software development.
Charles Nagel
Charles NagelFounder | Chief Innovation Officer | Strategic Accounts
Charles is responsible for the implementation of Qvinci’s strategic and tactical plans. He has a broad experience in building and turning around companies in a variety of industries including software, medical, manufacturing, agriculture and consulting. He has created and filed three patents for Qvinci; one has been awarded while the other two are in process. In addition to Qvinci, Charles has successfully brought a number of other inventions to market during his career. In his role at Qvinci, Charles focuses on driving innovation leadership and teambuilding at the executive level while implementing the overall strategic and tactical plans.
Patrick Staves
Patrick Staves Chief Operations Officer | Chief Financial Officer
Patrick is a results-driven management professional with more than 15 years’ experience of collaboratively leading regional, national and international teams to successfully execute operating plans. His uniquely varied skill set plays a key role in implementing Qvinci’s ever-improving operational and financial strategy. Patrick’s specialties include: operational strategy development, strategic feasibility/consolidation analysis, operations management, budget analysis, team and organizational leadership change, performance-based accountability and systems and process implementation. He also has extensive experience in restructurings and systems implementations in both public and private environments.
John Logan
John LoganEVP of Sales, Marketing and Customer Success
John is charged with formulating and executing the revenue growth and branding strategies for Qvinci. He possesses more than 20 years of successful sales, marketing and customer success leadership experience, mostly concentrated in the areas of SaaS technology and business process outsourcing.

Prior to joining Qvinci, John held similar roles with TEGA Technologies, WealthCounsel, and Automatic Data Processing. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from California State University, Chico.

He and his wife are actively involved their daughter’s competitive dance career and volunteer in various community charities.

Wes Byrne
Wes ByrneVP of Technology
With almost 40 years of engineering and software development experience, Wes is responsible for overseeing Qvinci’s award-winning technology department. His ability to lead the development and growth of new technology products fits perfectly with Qvinci’s commitment to hi tech innovation. Prior to joining Qvinci, Wes worked for an impressive list of startup and Fortune 50 companies including CLEAresult, 3M Health Information Systems, Expresiv Technologies, IBM, Tivoli, Schlumberger and Texas Instruments. Wes holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics summa cum laude from Vanderbilt and a M.S. in Computer Science from SMU.
Christian Erickson
Christian EricksonVP of Marketing
As the leader of Qvinci’s marketing team, Christian is focused on developing strategy, increasing awareness and ensuring consistent branding and messaging. Christian’s career began in sales but he transitioned to marketing after earning an MBA from Baylor University; he also holds a B.A. from James Madison University. Prior to joining Qvinci, Christian held marketing roles at Tekla, Trimble and Autodesk. He and his family enjoy an active life in and around Austin. Christian is involved with the Austin Alumni Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma and the Austin Eagle Scout Association.
Kristin Karnes
Kristin KarnesVP of Sales Engineering
Kristin joined Qvinci in 2008 making her one of the company’s first employees. Originally part of the Support team, a department she grew and led for almost 10 years, Kristin began to feel the pull to move over to the sales engineering side of the operation in early 2017. Her experience with Qvinci’s technical offerings, her knowledge of accounting and her drive to help clients through the implementation phase made her a natural for this new challenge. In her spare time, Kristin is actively engaged in her children’s school and extracurricular activities. She loves gardening, jogging and drinking coffee.
Anthony Hagood
Anthony HagoodSr. Director, Customer Success
Prior to joining Qvinci, Anthony spent over 10 years working with the Customer Success teams of IaaS/SaaS/PaaS companies to drive customer happiness and streamline the customer experience. After graduating with honors with an MBA from the University of Concordia Austin, Anthony gained experience in code development and server administration before moving into the Customer Success arena. Combined with his passion for the customer success, this technical background helps him provide Qvinci customers with an experience that is beyond excellent. Anthony has been mentioned in publications such as JitBit and a regular contributor to PulseLocal.