Management Team

Tom BlondiCEO / Director

With 25+ years software/technology leadership Tom specializes in early stage organizational development, marketing/sales, market expansion, positioning, international, capital formation and M&A.

He has specifically focused on launching start-up SaaS technology ventures including, SocialWhirled, a SaaS based digital marketing platform, President, EPIC Research & Diagnostics, a dynamic new medical device for early stage disease detection, CEO at SpinGo, a customizable online database of events made available to partner (affiliate) websites and CEO at Ethix Media, makers of a web based SaaS application (Homeminders) used by large enterprises to effectively ensure their customer for life marketing strategies.

Tom is a graduate of Southern Illinois University majoring in Mathematics and Physics.

Jarret HamstreetCSO / Director

Jarret brings a lifetime of exposure to the trucking industry through his family’s 34 years of trucking industry experience. His father, Matt Hamstreet, is an industry veteran, whose experience includes the start-up and sale of two trucking companies.

In 1998, Jarret assisted his father in founding his second trucking company, Transport 2000, Inc. Jarret participated in several functional areas of the company, including accounts receivable management and collections, banking and cash management, and customer service, particularly to French-speaking Canadian customers.

During 2003-2008, Jarret held key posts in government and political organizations, where he managed annual budgets as large as $6 million. His positions included Deputy Finance Director for US Senator Gordon Smith and Chief of Staff for the Oregon House Minority Office. Jarret also led political action committees Majority 2006, Promote Oregon, and Oregon Back on Track in the executive director capacity, where he set records for fundraising and voter outreach. In total, Jarret coordinated political fundraising efforts that raised over $10 million.

Jarret earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Tulane University. In 2010, he received his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. While pursuing his MBA, Jarret worked for the Desert Angels, one of the country’s largest angel investor networks, for whom he conducted due diligence.

Board of Directors

Herb Schmidt Director

Herb served as the executive vice president of Con-way Inc. and president of Con-way Truckload from 2007 to 2012. Herb retired from the company in September of 2012. Prior to the merger of Contract Freighters (CFI) with Con-way Inc. in 2007, Herb held positions at CFI as president and CEO, and prior to that, senior vice president of operations and sales. Herb has also served on a number of associations including the Truckload Carriers Association Safety Council as president and the Professional Truck Driving Institute of America as chairman.

In addition to serving on Post.Bid.Ship.’s Board of Directors, Herb is also a member of the Board of Directors for Covenant Transport, Empire District Electric Company and Daylight Transport.

Kevin White Director

Kevin White has been an investor in Post.Bid.Ship. since the initial offering in August 2010. For the last thirty years Kevin has worked for North Pacific Management, helping the Stevenson family build its hospitality and real estate company in Portland, Oregon.

North Pacific Management is a Pacific Northwest hospitality and commercial real estate company dedicated to customer service. We manage full service hotels, fine dining restaurants, racquet and health clubs, and office, retail space and industrial properties.

Kevin joined the company as Controller of the Heathman Hotel in 1985, and he helped the company grow and diversify ever since. He was promoted to President/CEO of the Company in 2000, and is now Chief Executive Office and a shareholder.

Prior to joining the company, Kevin worked for Evergreen Aviation beginning as an auditor, and moving up to Vice President of Finance. From there, he worked in various accounting and finance positions in the hospitality industry.

Kevin graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He and his wife of 33 years, Donna, have two children and reside in Tigard, Oregon.

Brian Armstrong Director

Brian Armstrong has over 20 years of experience both as the CFO of a sizable yet entrepreneurial company, and as a seasoned advisor to dozens of companies in financial services, high-tech, manufacturing, retail, and communications. Brian has deep experience leading companies through the full lifecycle of strategy execution and fulfillment.

Prior to joining Point B Capital, Brian was the CFO at RB Capital, Inc., the parent company of Rock Bottom Restaurants, Old Chicago Restaurants, and Boulder Beer, where he helped the company complete a $270 million M&A transaction. Before that, he was a Principal at the Lante Corporation working with enterprise clients and early stage companies that were building world-class web and ecommerce technologies. In all, Brian spent 15 years in professional services for the financial and high-tech industries leading enterprise-wide initiatives in strategy, performance management, product/service development, eMarketplace development, M&A, and business process renewal. During this time, he assisted in post-command economy privatization and M&A in Central Europe and Russia with the Emerging Markets Group of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Brian received his BBA in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business and his MBA in Finance & Business Economics from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Brian's current board involvement includes BusyLife, Post.Bid.Ship, CoreStand, and he is a board observer at RoundPegg. He is also actively involved with the Institute for International Business at Indiana University. He enjoys skiing, biking, swimming, travel and spending time with his family.

James Goulka Director

James Goulka is the Managing Director of ATIF—Arizona Technology Investor Forum--a group of individuals who make investments in early stage technology companies in the Southwest. Since May 2007, members have invested over $7.5 million in 31 companies, making it the most active early stage technology investor in Phoenix.

In addition to his role at ATIF, Mr. Goulka serves as CEO of JumpStart Solutions LLC, an early stage business intelligence software company, and as President of Lone Mountain Associates, LLC, a boutique consulting firm.

He previously served as CEO of software companies NetSelector Inc (sold to Apple, Inc) and bid4real.com; the National Technology Transfer Center; the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Taliesin Preservation, Inc. He was also COO and CFO of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc and its worldwide subsidiaries where he led its transformation into digital publishing. He began his career in corporate finance, focused on financing private equity transactions and global finance at units of JPMorgan Chase and Citibank.

He holds both an MBA and a BA from Yale.

He has been a guest speaker at the business schools at Harvard, Yale, Thunderbird, Ohio State, and Marquette.

He has served on many nonprofit boards, including Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, the Dallas Zoological Society, and the Associate Board of the Cox School of Business at SMU.

Harry George Director

Harry has more than 35 years’ experience in founding, operating and investing in successful rapid growth technology-related companies. He co-founded Solstice Capital (www.solcap.com). Previously, from 1981 to 1989, Harry was co-founder, Director, and Vice-President of Finance of Interleaf Inc. During this time, Interleaf, a pioneer in electronic publishing, grew to be a publicly traded company with $100 million in annual revenue. In January 2000, Interleaf was acquired by Broadvision in a stock merger that valued Interleaf at approximately $1 billion.

Prior to this, Harry was a co-founder, Director and Vice President of Finance of Kurzweil Computer Products, subsequently purchased by Xerox Imaging Systems. Harry has been a Director of a number of private and public companies and is currently a Director of Calimmune, HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Lumidigm, Medipacs, Rehnu, Syncardia and Tempronics.

Harry has served on the Selection Panel for Invest Southwest for over 10 years and this year is serving as Co-Chair. Harry is a member of the board of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association and the Arizona Venture Capital Association. Harry is also one of the founders of Tucson’s Desert Angels.

Advisory Board

Micky ThompsonCEO/Thinkoutsource

Prior to co-founding Post.Bid.Ship., Micky launched three profitable technology companies. Micky’s first venture, ACT! Certified, was launched in 2000 and under his leadership, ACT! Certified grew into one of the nation’s largest value added resellers for the customer management system “ACT! by Sage Software.” In 2003, Micky was named to the Sage Software President’s Club and joined ACT!’s advisory board.

In 2004, Micky launched Think Outsource, Inc. Think Outsource develops, implements and maintains custom technology strategies for their clients’ unique business processes. Their systems serve as the organization’s foundation and are designed to grow and change as the organization does. Through his work at Think Outsource, Micky has served as the outsourced CIO for over 500 employees and within firms representing the medical, entertainment and non-profit industries.

Micky raised $1.2 million of venture capital in 2006 to start Jennex CRM, a web-based customer management system used by non-profits to automate complex processes and manage their multiple stakeholders. Jennex CRM is an online platform designed to help organizations such as the Dawson McAllister Association and TheHopeLine.com, along with their partner ministries Focus on the Family, Truth Media Internet, OptionLine and many more, to help combine and scale their organizations’ efforts to address the needs of hurting teens and young adults throughout the U.S. and beyond.

Micky received his Associate Degree from Columbia State Community College and his Bachelor Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. In 2009, Micky completed the Venture Capital Executive Program at The University of California, Berkeley and in May 2010, completed his Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management.

Bob La Loggia CEO, APPOINTMENT - PLUS

Bob La Loggia is the founder and CEO of Appointment-Plus, a fast-growing, industry-leading online appointment scheduling system for service businesses. Appointment-Plus was recently named one of the top 50 places to work in Arizona and was ranked the #9 software company in Arizona in the Phoenix Business Journal Book of Lists. Bob is a veteran of four startups and is highly involved in the Arizona startup community, including being a SeedSpot mentor and a member of Social Venture Partners. In addition to building his own business, he is an active angel investor with both the Arizona Technology Investors Forum and the Desert Angels. Bob was named the Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year for Arizona in 2012 and was selected as a 2013 Tech Titan by the Phoenix Business Journal.

David McCaleb, MS, MBA CEO, Susavion Biosciences

Mr. McCaleb is currently the CEO of Susavion Biosciences, a Mentor at Arizona State University Venture Catalyst, and a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of St. Joseph’s Foundation. Mr. McCaleb also serves as Business Advisor to the Boards of Sonoran Biosciences, Serious Integrated and Post.Bid.Ship. Previously he served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona BioIndustry Association. When at CV Therapeutics, Inc, he was Senior VP of Commercial Operations, where he established the commercial infrastructure including a 300 person field force.

He has been responsible for the establishment of operations in six start-up companies including Gilead Sciences, Cephalon and Coulter Pharmaceuticals. During his career, Mr. McCaleb has been involved in over two dozen pharmaceutical launches, has been a lead in a variety of innovative partnerships and has participated in private and public offerings totaling over a billion dollars.

Mr. McCaleb, received his MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business and BS Biology from Arizona State University. He also holds a master’s degree in developmental biology from Marquette University.

Paul Winandy, CFA CEO, WebPT

Paul Winandy joined WebPT in 2010 as the CEO. Under Paul’s leadership, WebPT has grown to become the #1 provider of technology solutions for the Physical Therapy market. Paul’s unique background combines entrepreneurial vision with operational excellence and strong financial acumen, providing him with the right mix of skills to drive the execution of WebPT’s corporate mission.

Prior to WebPT, Paul was an executive leader at four successful startup businesses; two of which were named to the Inc. 500 list and concluded with acquisitions by public firms (Solutions Consulting – acquired March 2000; Khimetrics – acquired November 2005).

Constantly attracted to innovative technology ventures, Paul mentors early stage entrepreneurs and is an active angel investor focusing on investment opportunities in enterprise software and technology enabled services.

Paul received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 1987, and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2008.