As CEO, Tom leads Cartera with a singular vision-to make our platform reach its full potential, creating enhanced loyalty for our bank and airline partners, introducing new customers to our retailers, and making shopping more rewarding for millions of consumers. Formerly serving as CEO of Imagitas and a consultant at Bain & Co., Tom is a model of contemporary corporate leadership. Outside the office, Tom keeps active, frequently hitting the slopes with his family in Vermont and Utah.
Driving Cartera's technology strategy, Brian brings an incredible background of innovation and invention to Cartera. With degrees in computer science from both MIT and Stanford, he's served as VP of engineering at Intuit, leading the development of game-changing products like TurboTax and Quickbooks. At Cartera, Brian leads the company's development, operations and solution delivery teams. During his down time, you'll likely find him fiddling about with his many boats.
Heading up business development and partnership management, Marc plays an essential leadership role in the continuing success of Cartera. With over 20 years of experience in advertising sales, marketing communications and client services, he is responsible for directing the sourcing and merchandizing of all offers Cartera hosts over its platforms. Outside the office, Marc loves to practice and perfect his gourmet cooking, making delicious meals for family and friends.
As Chief Financial Officer, Karen Oversees all aspects of finance, accounting, legal and human resources, Karen is an invaluable member of Cartera’s leadership team. With more than 20 years of executive finance experience in early-stage tech startups, she brings an impressive financial background to the company. Before Cartera, Karen served as CFO and Vice President of Operations at Zeemote, a venture-backed manufacturer of wireless controllers for mobile applications. She has also served as CFO of Groove Mobile, a mobile music company, and held senior financial roles at Be Free, Inc., Internet Securities, Millipore Corporation and Arthur Anderson.
With a career-long track record of developing domestic and international loyalty programs, Mary Beth (a.k.a. MB) heads our Relationship Management team, leading efforts to plan, implement and reach the goals of Cartera's many partners. Prior to Cartera, MB served in leadership roles at LoyLogic, CauseLoyalty and Upromise. When asked about her passions, she'll tell you they're reading a good book, nice beaches, and enjoying a fine cheese or two.
Erin Warren is responsible for all Cartera's marketing initiatives, helping to engage more online shoppers every day. Specializing in digital marketing, she has previously served as CMO of CollegeWeekLive, and as Vice President of Channel Marketing for Sallie Mae. Erin is also a two time Olympian, having competed in the Women's Luge in the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Luge Association.