Executive Director – Open
H. Michael Hervey – CEO
Harold brings 14 years of hi-technology sales, marketing and operations experience to SUJ. He is currently the Director of Sales for an enterprise software and CRM firm and previously directed business development for an ASP that hosted e-Commerce and Supply Chain software. His experience also includes managing customer service and sales support teams for IT, semiconductor and
capital equipment companies such as Atalvo Systems, eCentra.com,
Semiconbay.com, Kokusai and Signetics. Harold has a B.A.in Political Science from Penn State University and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a fixed wing and helicopter pilot.
Art Peters – Vice President, Operations
Art is a retired 33-year career educator. He taught grades 5-8 and completed eight years as an administrator in San Jose, California. Art has in-depth experience with employee-employer relations, contract negotiations, curriculum development and
community relations. Among his other duties, Art served as Assistant Principal in a Junior High School. Since retirement, Art worked as a management consultant and served as Vice-President & Secretary for the Semi Professional Golf Tour. Art is most proud of the Environmental Science Curriculum he co-developed and wrote
for the Oak Grove School District. Art graduated from San Jose State University with a BA in History, Education and Labor Relations. He also did post-graduate studies at U.C. Santa Barbara and Santa Clara University.
Gary Flores, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Gary’s background includes over 15 years experience in sales, marketing, and management in the software, data storage and semiconductor industries. Gary previously was the manager of marketing and web production for Semiconbay, an ASP that hosted eCommerce, Content Management and Supply Chain software.
Gary was also the marketing manager in the eBusiness Group at Quantum Corporation, a data storage company and managed worldwide customer applications and marketing for Silicon Valley Group, where his team successfully supported Intel during the initial launch of the Pentium. Gary earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and Masters of Science degree from U.C. Santa Barbara.
Louis Park – Chief Technology Officer
Louis is currently a Senior Product Manager for a CRM applications firm and contributes as an infrastructure and application builder with experience in architecting, designing, deploying and performance-tuning complex CRM systems. His diverse experience includes full life-cycle development of software running on
the Microsoft platform. Louis brings his wide-ranging technical experience to SUJ and is the driving force behind all technical developments to disseminate digital content to the general public. Louis graduated from University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Rhetoric.
Jay & Robin Schwalb – Regional Directors, Houston, Texas
Jay has 22 years of Electrical and Instrumentation engineering experience in the petrochemical, power generation, oil drilling and production industries. He also developed the software and hardware configuration that controls processes and critical safety systems of related high-technology equipment. Recently laid-off
when his company imported foreign workers, Jay has a strong desire to bring the jobs back to the US.
Robin Kellogg-Schwalb brings 15 years of Business Management and Accounting experience to SUJ. She currently owns her own small business accounting and consulting service specializing in creating and maintaining small business accounting software and preparing business plans. Robin’s experience also includes Accounting for Natural Gas and Storage Facilities with Tenneco Energy Marketing Services (now El Paso Energy), Northern Indiana Public Service Company and Koch Energy Trading Company. Robin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. and completed post-graduate studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake.