Dan Davis & Jennifer Davis
Since 1988, Dan & Jennifer Davis have worked passionately together to fulfill the
corporate mission statement to leverage their industry expertise and customer relationships
to create integrated, industry-specific software solutions.
Dan acts as the company’s CEO and leads the corporate product development
team. As a University of Chicago alumni, Dan uses his insightful development leadership
and broad product knowledge to further position Davisware as an unparalleled solution
in its marketplace. Outside of work, Dan is an active community volunteer and spends
the majority of his time coaching basketball. He also enjoys gardening, raising
chickens and being the chauffer of family road trips.
Jennifer is the President of the organization, while leading the business
development team. She is active in many trade organizations and has been a keynote
speaker at notable corporations and industry meetings, addressing topics ranging
from disaster planning to what it’s like to be a female entrepreneur while raising
a family. Jennifer is an avid kickboxer, runner, competitive stair-climber, tri-athlete
and enjoys any sport that keeps her active. As a community volunteer, Jennifer has
been a member of the Little League Board of Directors, an officer of the school
parent association has co-chaired several charity auctions.
Dan and Jennifer love to share their values of hard work, community service, fitness
and patriotism with their eight children. With such a large family, they understand
better than most what it means to balance work and family. The Davis’ and the entire
Davisware organization place high importance on family and community service, as
reflected in their corporate giving programs and family-friendly work environment.
Chief Development Officer (CDO) / Product Manager (GE)
Derek is one of Davisware’s most experienced Project Managers and was recently promoted
to Chief Development Officer where he will oversee the development of our 5 main
products, including GlobalEdge, S2K, Global One Fleet, Remote Field Service and
Global Warranty. He is also the acting product manager for GlobalEdge and, as such,
is responsible for all system enhancements and custom modifications implemented
Prior to joining Davisware, Derek worked in the PEI industry in a variety of capacities
where he used Davisware products. This experience from the customer’s perspective,
coupled with his strong project managerial background, has been a wonderful asset
in his work with Davisware customers. A graduate of Eastern Illinois University,
Derek lives in Tinley Park with his 2 children, Lucas and Kylie. When time allows,
he enjoys endurance sports and traveling.
Chief Operating Officer (COO) / Product Manager (RFS for S2K)
Joe has been a member of the Davisware team since 2014 and serves as the Chief Operating
Officer. As COO, he is responsible for all of customer support and project implementations
for all products. He also continues to oversee the development of the S2K/RFS product.
Joe has an extensive background in software development having been in the industry
since 1978. He has owned and operated software companies and has managed all aspects
of these businesses including training, support, sales and development.
Joe is a University of Illinois graduate where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in
Economics. He enjoys running, tennis, golf and fishing. Joe is also a sports enthusiast,
with a particular affinity for the Chicago Blackhawks, Green Bay Packers and Notre
Dame football. Joe resides in Mount Prospect, IL with his wife Pat and has four
Chief Information Officer (CIO) / Product Manager (GOF)
Mark coordinates and oversees (as well does himself) any hardware, networking and
interface changes for all the Davisware business products.
With an Associate of Applied Science degree, Mark draws from his education and many
years of experience in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering gained during his
tenure at a large manufacturing company. He has a natural talent for solving even
the most complex network, hardware and mechanical problems. Mark works with Davisware
project managers to set up new accounts in order to ensure their software is installed
correctly and peripheral hardware is working properly. Mark also communicates with
the customer regarding specific installation instructions and possible issues.
Mark works out of his home office near Galena, Illinois area where he lives with
his wife, Kris. He is the proud father of two children, Mitchel and Jenna and his
2 grandchildren, Skyla and Sven. Mark is a passionate snowmobiler and enjoys fixing
anything from electronics to automobiles.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Senior Support Analyst (GE)
Nancy has been a Senior Project Manager at Davisware almost since the company’s
inception. She provides training as well as customer support and program support
to our clients. One of Nancy’s most notable strengths is her ability to solve complex
business problems and programming issues. While functioning in this capacity, Nancy
is also transitioning to work more directly with the development team for customer
requests analysis and software changes specific to the needs of individual customers.
With a degree in computer science and an accounting minor, Nancy also received her
CPA designation in 1999. She understands software is a dynamic, challenging and
often demanding business – constantly changing and certainly never boring. Nancy
welcomes the challenge of being forced to think “outside the box” in order to provide
a simple yet effective solution that will accommodate a customer’s many requests.
Nancy is a native of Chicago and lives with her husband and two children in Arlington
Heights. She enjoys classical music, ballet, gardening and the Cubs. One of her
favorite ways of mixing business with pleasure is in the enjoyment of baseball experiences
in the various parks throughout the United States.