Stan came to Geoforce with a strong background in software product management and Agile product ownership. At Geoforce, he is responsible for all facets of software development and software operations, including architecture, infrastructure, UI/UX, quality assurance, and development.
Prior to Geoforce, Stan worked at TradeStation Securities as a Product Manager of three cross-functional Agile teams that were responsible for multiple business critical applications and 24/7 processes. Before making a career transition to product management, Stan spent over 15 years in software development, most of that across multiple roles at Penson Financial Services, a leading clearing house for brokerage firms. At its peak, Penson had main offices in Dallas, Montreal, and London and encompassed 900 employees. Approximately 8% of all daily US stock market transactions were processed by Penson via various software applications that Stan’s teams built or managed.
Stan worked at the Penson Dallas office for approximately 8 years and managed several cross functional teams in Desktop Development, Web Development, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, and Release Management. Based on the quality of Stan’s work, the London CEO requested Stan be transferred to London to manage his technology team, including both software and infrastructure. Stan accepted the transfer and spent almost 4 years in London as their Head of Technology.
Stan holds a B.A. in Accounting and B.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma. He has had Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), Agile Methodology, and PMP Series training. Stan is married with 2 boys, and spends most of his spare time following his son’s top 5 nationally ranked baseball team. He also enjoys being active in the stock market, traveling to new places, and following sports.