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TEAM

SEAN M. HURLEY

Chief Executive Officer

For over 15 years, Sean Hurley has been helping launch new businesses and taking established businesses to the next level of growth. Throughout his career he has successfully collaborated with companies in raising capital and articulating and achieving client’s business goals.

Prior to Accelerato Group, Sean had key marketing roles at SpeechWorks International, now Nuance Communications (NUAN),  iBasis, a KPN company (IBA), and ByAllAccounts,  a Morningstar company.
Sean holds a BS in Business Management from Johnson & Wales University.  He resides in Boston, MA.

stephanie maksimenko

Creative Director

Stephanie has worked with multiple start-ups in developing an improved online presence. Through her expertise in communication and bi-lingual ability in English and French, she has been effective in understanding her customers needs, and applying the best strategy and implementation of website design and creation, market research, and community management.

Prior to Accelerato, Stephanie has worked with the Boston French Cultural Center, Swaps Monitor Publications (London), Vacancia Travel (Morocco) and Initiation Gourmande (Paris).
She earned her MBA at Dublin Business School, Ireland in International Business and wrote a thesis on social media management. She holds a BA in Communication from PA College, Cyprus and a BS in Marketing Operation and Human Resource Management from Ecole de Commerce International in Paris, France. She resides in Boston, MA.

VICKIE SPieSS

Director of Operations

Vickie has over 14 years of experience in project managementorganizational process development and improvement, and documentation. She has successfully managed projects ranging from deploying customized technical solutions and support structures, to construction of datacenters and datacenter management.  Vickie has worked to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness, facilitate teamwork and communication, and increase customer satisfaction by producing quality products and services through implementation of processes and standardization.

Before joining the Accelerato team, Vickie worked primarily with small and mid-size technology companies.  She has an MBA from Boston University and a Bachelors in Marketing from Bentley University.  Vickie also has certifications in Project Management and Technical Communications.  She currently resides in Boston.

ADVISORS

Austin rowan

An IT Practitioner with over 15 years of expertise, Austin has successfully collaborated with clients to use Information Technology to solve their most pressing business challenges.

An alumnus of Deloitte Consulting and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Austin has worked with clients in multiple industries to execute their business strategies through business needs.

CHARLIE SIDOTI

Charlie has 25+ years in insurance and risk management and 7 years running an insure-tech company focused on leveraging process automation and augmented intelligence to optimize recurring risk assessment processes.

He is the founder of Insurance Discourse.