Principal & Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Runbeck 's ability to successfully lead a variety of business operations is credited to his three decades of experience in the election services and printing industry. Most recently, serving as CEO of Runbeck Election Services, Kevin provides overall management for the company to offer a variety of election consulting and manufacturing services to government election officials throughout the nation and has overall responsibility for strategic planning, product development, operations management, marketing and corporate administration of both corporations.
Kevin has led the company to be the recognized expert in election production. He has a proven ability to drive companies to success through leadership and experience in the industry while maintaining positive values. Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Printing Industries of America, based outside of Pittsburgh, Penn. Kevin is also publisher of Process Magazine, a bimonthly trade magazine for the printing and graphic design industries in the southwest.
Principal & Vice President of Facilities Management, & Employee Relations
Tammy White is the Vice President Facilities Management and Employee Relations for Runbeck Election Services, where she is responsible for managing human resources for all Runbeck employees and the management of Runbeck 's buildings and services. Concurrently, Tammy serves as Vice President of Runbeck Graphics and also manages Community Relations for the Runbeck Companies. She has more than 30 years of experience in the printing industry.
Tammy possesses a proven ability to build a constructive rapport with a range of people at all levels. She is a member of the Printing Industries Association, Inc. and has held various leadership positions with the Phoenix Postal Customer Council.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer of Runbeck Election Services. Jeff provides leadership and direction to the Print and Mail Operation as well as the Field Service Organization nationwide. Prior to being promoted to COO, Jeff was Vice President of Field Operations at Runbeck Election Services where he led the implementation of new products and gave overall leadership through several election cycles. Jeff improved process management, equipment setup and troubleshooting issues and was responsible for overall strategy, planning and execution for each election.
Jeff has more than 20 years of experience in project management, election support and mail sorting operations. He has more vote-by-mail experience than anyone in the market, leading over 40 mail ballot sorter installations and upgrades across the country during his career. He spearheaded the project to define, test and install the manual signature verification client in use by RES Customers across the country.
He provides a heavy focus on customer satisfaction and the high-service environment Runbeck Election Services is known for nationwide.
Vice President of Software Development & Chief Technology Officer
Bill O'Neill is Vice President of Software Development and CTO, where he is responsible for managing day-to-day development of RES software for both our internal production and workflow systems, as well as all customer software and new software development. Bill is a recognized leader in the elections industry having worked with a wide range of customers on numerous elections projects over the years.
Bill, a Certified Project Management Professional, has been a software developer, technology project manager and business consultant for more than 23 years. He has worked with many state and federal agencies over that time, including CalTrans, the California State Teachers' Retirement System and the U.S. Department of Energy among others.
Bill joined Runbeck Elections Services from Shamrock Associates in El Dorado, Calif., where he was president and senior consultant. In that role he managed voting system and vendor selection, contract negotiations, and system integration for fourteen California counties as well as customers in Washington, Florida, Colorado, and Maryland, as well as other government entities. His most significant project at Shamrock Associates involved the management and implementation of a new voting system for California's Sacramento County.
Vice President of Business Development
Jim Suver is the Vice President of Business Development. He is a recognized leader in the government and elections industry and brings 16 years of experience in the elections marketplace to Runbeck. In his years with Runbeck, he has been tasked with overseeing the rollout of the company's new business development and strategic growth initiatives. Throughout his career, Jim has repeatedly demonstrated success in securing new business in undeveloped markets.
Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer, Melissa Cole brings with her more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, auditing systems, process improvement, internal control design and implementation, mergers and acquisitions, and human resources. Melissa is a licensed certified public accountant in the state of Arizona and holds a Masters’ in Business Administration with a focus in Finance.
Melissa has spent 20 years managing accounting and finance teams in manufacturing environments; with 15 of those years concentrated in the publishing and printing industry. She has worked in concert with ERP system providers, helping improve software functionality and marketability. In the Private Equity environment, Melissa has worked with two PE firms and brings with her the knowledge base of identifying key performance indicators, building metrics to measure KPIs and designing dashboards for reporting performance success.