Paula Henderson, Vice President of State and Local Government Practice, SAS
As Vice President of the State & Local Government practice at SAS, Paula Henderson is responsible for leading an $80 million business that brings the power of SAS analytics to all 50 states as well as many counties and municipalities across the U.S. Under her leadership the business unit has sustained double digit growth each year for five years.
Henderson is known for her hands-on selling and management approach, her ability to affect state legislature and government policy, and her 20 years of success as a sales leader. In her role as vice president, she oversees SAS’ commitment to helping state and local government organizations provide high-quality services to their constituents, while maximizing resources and budgets.
Henderson is a founding member of North Carolina Women in Science and Technology, co-chair of the North Carolina Information Technology Roundtable and chair of the North Carolina Beautiful Foundation. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and bachelor’s degree in business management from North Carolina State University.
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Chris Stoecker, Managing Director – Carolina Region, Silicon Valley Bank
Chris Stoecker is responsible for business development and portfolio management at an industry leading technology bank for the North & South Carolina region. He specializes in lending and comprehensive banking services to early stage (typically venture or angel backed), growth stage and publicly traded technology and life science companies. Chris’s activities include account acquisition, credit evaluation, term sheet negotiations, loan closings, and active networking with venture capitalists, CPAs, & attorneys.
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Martin Barbee, SVP of Strategic Accounts, nCino
Martin is responsible for sales and business development within the community and regional bank spaces throughout the United States. Martin started his career in the technology space and then spent 11 years in mortgage lending prior to joining nCino.
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Alan King, President and Chief Operating Officer, Workplace Options
As President and COO, Alan brings more than 20 years of employee assistance and work-life experience to Workplace Options. He was VP at the Ceridian LifeWorks EAP, where he oversaw international resource and referral, provider relations, external training, quality control, and customer service. Prior to that, he managed resource and referral and central database operations at work-life consulting firm Work Family Directions.
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