Leadership Team

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Chad Quinn

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CEO and Co-Founder

Chad has led Ecosystems for more than 20 years. He has been recognized by Forrester Research as a leader in 21st-century selling. Profiled in The Wall Street Journal for his innovative sales models, Chad is sought out as an industry leader on customer value, leading CXO roundtable discussions nationwide. He has led keynote discussions with more than 400 executives on the full lifecycle of customer value management and has created the Customer Value Community with thousands of members representing 1,000+ companies. He is the co-inventor of a patent-pending algorithm that uses historic outcomes to intelligently recommend the focus of value conversations with new customers. Chad also hosts the Voice of Value podcast, giving listeners a seat at the table as he interviews leaders on the topic of value.

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Mike Plaskow

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CPO and Co-Founder

Michael’s passion for automation, AI, and scale found an ideal outlet in the form of B2B value selling, and ultimately, the formation ofEcosystems. Owning the product vision, design, and development of Ecosystems’ cloud platform, Michael has dedicated two decades to solutioning the intersection of scalable technology and the business process of value selling and value realization. He also leads the innovation for a patent-pending algorithm that uses historic outcomes to intelligently recommend the focus of value conversations with new customers. Although a technologist at heart, as chair of Ecosystems’ Client Advisory Board (CAB), Michael spends much of his time with customers large and small to understand current challenges and anticipate those to come.

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Kelly Davis-Stoudt

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Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Davis-Stoudt joined Ecosystems in 2023 as the Chief Financial Officer. Kelly brings over 30 years of financial leadership in both publicly traded, VC, and private equity backed SaaS technology companies. Kelly joins the Ecosystems’ leadership team to bring enhanced financial and strategic disciplines to the company to realize durable growth.

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Director of Revenue Operations

Marissa, who joined Ecosystems in 2020, brings a diverse background in relationship building, operations, and research, making her a valuable 'jack of all trades' within the organization. Currently pursuing her MBA at UNC Kenan-Flagler, Marissa's commitment to continuous learning is evident. At Ecosystems, Marissa is responsible for creating processes and frameworks that enable and scale the delivery of a world-class customer experience across marketing, sales and customer success. With a keen focus on maximizing efficiency ad effectiveness across the company, Marissa is passionate about ensuring the success of Ecosystems' customers and community members.

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Jennifer Kamber

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Vice President of Customer Success

At Ecosystems, Jen oversees customer experience and operations. She has incorporated customer success throughout each of the functions across Ecosystems. She has a personal mission to help clients incorporate value realization into their own customer success methodologies. Prior to Ecosystems, Jen owned a business as well as started and led customer success teams.

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Alex Schrager

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Vice President of Sales

Alex Schrager joined Ecosystems in 2023 as the Vice President of Sales. At Ecosystems, he is responsible for educating customers on the challenges Ecosystems is uniquely positioned to solve and the value our solutions deliver. A veteran of the sales effectiveness industry, previous to Ecosystems, Alex spent seven years at Challenger Inc. (previously part of CEB, now Gartner) where he built and led teams focused on new client acquisition, retention, and growth. He also has experience working in the HR industry with professional services organizations.

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Gustavo Mendez

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Vice President of Software Development

Gustavo Mendez has been with Ecosystems since 2006, helping move software development forward. He took the lead as Vice President of Software Development in 2022. Gustavo has helped establish software roadmaps as we continue to enhance and build software capabilities. He has also owned the product development of several enterprise systems for Ecosystems’ clients.

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Our Mission

Your value made clear.
We find our own value by helping others find theirs.

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We Honor our Core Values and Principles.

Our values and principles are at our core. They provide the framework for how we operate with our community, our clients, and with each other on the Eco team. We firmly believe that winning is not winning if it sacrifices our principles or our values.

Our Values: We refer to our core values as R.I.C.H.E.S. Respect, Integrity, Courage, Honesty, Excellence, and Service.

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We seek out the opinions of others. We take the time to truly understand what the customer needs. We respond to internal or external requests same-day. We value each other’s time and take time to appreciate the work each of us does.



We do what we say. We are disciplined and follow through on our commitments. We strive to do what’s right.

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We challenge the status quo. We hold each other accountable. We stretch in our own professional development.

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We communicate honestly, openly, and effectively. We conduct candid self-assessments on our performance. We provide important information in addition to the requested information.

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We produce superior quality work. We are proactive and act with urgency to deliver results. We are empowered, take risks, and learn from our experiences. We measure success by our results, not our deliverables.

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We go above and beyond to help our teammates and our customers. We offer our talents and time to help others in the community.

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Interested in Joining Our Team?

Become part of a growing team and level-up in your career. We’re eager to connect with talented professionals who can help us create value.