Leadership

Argano is deeply invested in and committed to our clients’ success. Our leadership brings experience and expertise, stewarding transformation and innovation for businesses across the globe.

Chip Register

Chief Executive Officer

Kent Herring

Chief Financial Officer

Priya Krishnan

Chief People Officer

Sri Ayyeppen

Chief Revenue Officer

Jenny Hughes

Chief Culture Officer

Cassandra Rambo

Chief Experience Officer

Edward Roske

Chief Performance Officer

Debb Kenworthy

Chief Marketing Officer

Elizabeth Frederic

Chief Legal Officer

Tim Harris

Chief Strategy Officer

Matt Campbell

President, Argano 4 SAP

Charlotte McCormick

President, Argano 4 Microsoft

Kirk King

President, Argano 4 Oracle

Dani Lopatin

President, ArganoConnect

Billy Hunt

President, Argano 4 Salesforce

Mark Hermans

Chief Operating Officer

Patrick Noonan

Global Head of Corporate Development

Frank Schettino

Chief of Staff

Chip Register

Chief Executive Officer

Chip Register is Argano’s CEO, responsible for providing end-to-end digital solutions to help clients transform business operations and optimize their competitive position.

Previously, Chip served on the Executive Board of Publicis Groupe, one of the three largest media and communications holding companies in the world, and Co-CEO of Publicis. Sapient, its digital transformation division. He joined Publicis Groupe when it acquired Sapient Corporation in 2015. At Sapient, he was CEO of Sapient Consulting, one of its two operating divisions focused on industry-led consulting and IT services.

In 2010, he was named one of the Top 25 Consultants in the World by Consulting Magazine.

Chip also serves on several Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for companies innovating enterprise and consumer technologies and services.

Kent Herring

Chief Financial Officer

Kent Herring is Argano’s CFO, responsible for financial oversight of the Argano enterprise.

He possesses 34 years of experience and a successful track record of results-driven shareholder value. His passion that technology adoption is pivotal in providing a data-driven view of the enterprise is an integral part of the Argano mission.

In his previous organization, Kent was an essential part of a rapid growth period whereby the company grew 20x over a 6-year period. He empowered creative solutions, while balancing risk and financial exposure. Kent was recognized for leading his company through multiple acquisitions with the 2017 Caren Franzini CFO Hall of Fame Award. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Priya Krishnan

Chief People Officer

Priya Krishnan is the CPO for Argano, responsible for leading Global and Talent Acquisition strategy. 

She has developed a culture of innovation to attract and retain expert staff that drive Argano’s vision of “fulfilling the promise of the Digital Renaissance for all”. Priya believes that people are the heart and soul of successful organizations, and she takes accountability for the personal growth of Argano’s team. As her #1 priority, she implements development programs to maximize employee engagement and advancement. She is also an advisor to a local university. Priya holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Sri Ayyeppen

Chief Revenue Officer

Sri Ayyeppen is Argano’s Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing business development, operations, delivery, and strategy. Sri was formerly President and Co-Founder of Keste for 16+ years, leading the development of revolutionary digital commerce and business transformation solutions.

Sri was recognized for his leadership in digital transformation as the 2014 Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40 and Minority Business Leader. In 2012, he was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Sri is a member of the YPO North Texas chapter and is a board advisor for Foodbot.ai, an early-stage startup for retail AI solutions. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Dallas and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.

Jenny Hughes

Chief Culture Officer

Jenny Hughes is the Chief Culture Officer for Argano, responsible for creating a workplace ethos of innovation and inspiration.

Jenny has managed various shared services functions during her 9-year tenure with InterRel. She has been consistently recognized for broad contribution and leadership.

Previously, she was a Professor at Grande Prairie Regional College in Alberta, Canada where she taught in the School of Business for 3 years.

She holds a Master of Business Administration and bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Cameron University.

Cassandra Rambo

Chief Experience Officer

Cassandra Rambo is the Chief Experience Officer for Argano, responsible for driving employee engagement across the organization. Cassandra works closely with the people and culture teams in implementing programs and initiatives for learning and development, enablement, performance management, diversity, and leadership.

With a background in consulting and HR, Cassandra brings deep expertise in organizational design (OD), organizational effectiveness (OE), employee engagement strategies, change management and talent development. She has extensive coaching experience with a focus on career transitions and leadership development.  

Edward Roske

Chief Performance Officer

Edward Roske is Chief Performance Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of Enterprise Performance Management and FP&A, including planning, consolidation, reporting, analysis - anything that involves taking a number and doing something with it. He believes strongly in making Argano a data-driven organization that uses information to make better business decisions faster.

In 1997, Edward cofounded and then was CEO of ArganoInterRel Consulting, a five-time Oracle EPM & Analytics partner of the year. In addition to having a Master of Data Science in Business Analytics from SMU, he is the co-author of the bestselling book series Look Smarter than You Are with Hyperion. Edward is also an Oracle ACE Director, the highest distinction Oracle offers and has been awarded “Speaker of the Year” at the largest Oracle BI/EPM Conference in the world. 

Debb Kenworthy

Chief Marketing Officer

Debb Kenworthy is Argano’s CMO, responsible for building the Argano brand and marketing strategy to align positioning in support of the organization's growth objectives across Argano.  

She has extensive experience leading global teams in executing integrated, results-driven marketing programs Debb is a master at effective corporate communications in the technology industry. Her strong background includes expertise in various aspects of business, including product development, service operations management, procurement, consulting, sales, and project management.  

Elizabeth Frederic

Chief Legal Officer

Elizabeth Frederic is Argano’s Chief Legal Officer, responsible for leading initiatives around corporate compliance and risk management, as well as legal oversight on all corporate and general business matters.

Prior to joining Argano, Elizabeth served as the Assistant General Counsel at Paycor, Inc. and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in all facets of building and operating a corporate legal department. This includes extensive experience in providing counsel to executive-level management on legal compliance related to sales, finance, operations, HR, data privacy and marketing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and commercial agreements.

Tim Harris

Chief Strategy Officer

Tim Harris is Argano’s CSO, responsible for working with the Leadership Team to drive strategic planning for Argano overall.

His experience in developing and implementing sales, marketing and alliance management strategies that help drive growth and strengthen client relationships is unmatched. Tim’s successful track record of developing strategies for fast growing organizations, as well as his deep experience in the services industry, provides him with a unique perspective that aligns very well with Argano’s goals and vision.

Tim has volunteered for 5 years with BWG.

Matt Campbell

President, Argano 4 SAP

Matt Campbell is President of Argano 4 SAP. With 20+ years of consulting experience, Matt has established a solid reputation as a thought leader in the supply chain digital transformation arena.

Prior to joining Argano, Matt founded SCMO2, where he led the growth of the company to become one of SAP’s premier digital supply chain partners. Matt’s consulting expertise focuses on demand and supply balancing, inventory optimization, production scheduling, supplier collaboration, and supply chain analytics. Matt has experience across many industries with particular depth in consumer products, food and beverage, apparel, chemicals and mill products.  

Charlotte McCormick

President, Argano 4 Microsoft

Charlotte McCormick is President of Argano 4 Microsoft responsible for all aspects of go-to-market, sales, delivery and strategic direction for growing the Microsoft business.

She brings over 15+ years of experience implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform to global clients. Her passion is leading high performing teams with an intense focus on providing value to clients through strategic and innovative implementations leveraging the entire Microsoft ecosystem. Charlotte has experience across many industries with particular depth in manufacturing, distribution, life sciences and automotive.  

Kirk King

President, Argano 4 Oracle

Kirk King is President of Argano 4 Oracle. Bringing 30+ years of consulting experience, Kirk has held IT leadership positions in the construction and manufacturing and distribution industries. Prior to joining Argano, Kirk founded leading Oracle consulting firm CSS, leading the company to Oracle Platinum Partner status and multiple Oracle ERP Partner of the Year awards. He currently serves as Chairman of the Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation, working closely with its Director to attract and promote Charleston’s technology companies and knowledge-based economy.  

Dani Lopatin

President, ArganoConnect

Dani Lopatin is President of ArganoConnect. He has spent the past 20 years creating and driving digital companies around the world, including the United States, China, and Mexico. Before joining Argano, he was a co-founder of United Virtualities, where he held various leadership roles. He attended both Yeshiva University and Yale University. Dani is fluent in Spanish, English, Mandarin and Hebrew. He spends his free time studying philosophy in search of understanding whether meaning exists.

Billy Hunt

President, Argano 4 Salesforce

Billy Hunt is President of the Argano Salesforce Tower, responsible for all aspects of go-to-market, sales, delivery and strategic direction for growing the Salesforce business.  

Billy has 25+ years of experience leading early- and late-stage organizations within the software and services industries. He was co-founder of aMind, a global leader in Lead-to-Cash solutions. Billy’s experience in guiding aMind towards becoming a leading Salesforce partner aligns with Argano’s vision of being a trusted advisor for companies looking to transform how they engage their customers.  

Mark Hermans

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Hermans is Argano’s COO, responsible for working with the Leadership Team to design and implement the future state operating model, business processes, and technology platform for Argano. 

He has proven abilities in leading and driving change, implementing systems and technology, building effective management teams, and guiding ongoing focus on key initiatives during periods of constant growth in technology-based companies. Mark has strong industry experience in both professional services and manufacturing. 

Mark is passionate about mentoring and coaching students from local MBA and Operations Management programs. 

Patrick Noonan

Global Head of Corporate Development

Patrick Noonan is the Global Head of Corporate Development at Argano, overseeing the company’s strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Patrick is responsible for target origination, financial due diligence on all M&A acquisition targets, management of the third-party and internal diligence teams, and negotiating acquisition purchase agreements. As an executive leadership team member, he acts as the corporate liaison for Argano’s private equity (PE) partners and manages many of the company’s investor and lender relationships.

Patrick has more than a decade of investment banking, business, and M&A experience with expertise in strategic planning. He was previously with a PE-backed technology company and Motorola’s largest global partner. While there he closed 35 acquisitions and had two successful exits to private equity firms. Previous to that, he was an investment banker focused on technology-enabled business services. Patrick holds a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Frank Schettino

Chief of Staff

Frank Schettino is Argano’s COS, responsible for being a strategic thought partner to leaders across the organization and will ensure that we are carrying out the objectives of Argano in a way that is aligned with our purpose and values.   

Frank brings diverse global leadership experience in building and transforming organizations. He is a passionate and collaborative leader with strong professional skills in Executive Development, Talent Management, Coaching, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Culture and Strategy. 

Frank has spent more than 10 years volunteering with youth sports initiatives in his area. 

Howard Moore

Co-founder, Keste

Sri Ayyeppen

Co-founder, Keste

Edward Roske

Founder, InterRel

Erik Laurenceau

Co-founder, United Virtualities

Dani Lopatin

Co-founder, United Virtualities 

Oscar Gonzalez

Co-founder, United Virtualities

Nima Bakhtiary

Founder, Arbela Technologies

Matt Campbell

Founder, SCMO2

Billy Hunt

Co-founder, aMind

Sharad Mitra

Co-founder, aMind

Kirk King

Founder, CSS

Aaron Weikle

Founder, MS3

Pete Kolocuris

Co-founder, MS3

Jeff Curtis

Co-founder, NorthPoint Group

Aditya Bahl

Co-founder, Echelon Solutions Group

Sri Ayyeppen

Co-founder, Keste

Sri Ayyeppen is Argano’s Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing business development, operations, delivery, and strategy. Sri was formerly President and Co-Founder of Keste for 16+ years, leading the development of revolutionary digital commerce and business transformation solutions.

Sri was recognized for his leadership in digital transformation as the 2014 Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40 and Minority Business Leader. In 2012, he was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Sri is a member of the YPO North Texas chapter and is a board advisor for Foodbot.ai, an early-stage startup for retail AI solutions. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Dallas and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.

Edward Roske

Founder, InterRel

Edward Roske is Chief Performance Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of Enterprise Performance Management and FP&A, including planning, consolidation, reporting, analysis - anything that involves taking a number and doing something with it. He believes strongly in making Argano a data-driven organization that uses information to make better business decisions faster.

In 1997, Edward cofounded and then was CEO of ArganoInterRel Consulting, a five-time Oracle EPM & Analytics partner of the year. In addition to having a Master of Data Science in Business Analytics from SMU, he is the co-author of the bestselling book series Look Smarter than You Are with Hyperion. Edward is also an Oracle ACE Director, the highest distinction Oracle offers and has been awarded “Speaker of the Year” at the largest Oracle BI/EPM Conference in the world. 

Dani Lopatin

Co-founder, United Virtualities 

Dani Lopatin is President of ArganoConnect. He has spent the past 20 years creating and driving digital companies around the world, including the United States, China, and Mexico. Before joining Argano, he was a co-founder of United Virtualities, where he held various leadership roles. He attended both Yeshiva University and Yale University. Dani is fluent in Spanish, English, Mandarin and Hebrew. He spends his free time studying philosophy in search of understanding whether meaning exists.

Matt Campbell

Founder, SCMO2

Matt Campbell is President of Argano 4 SAP. With 20+ years of consulting experience, Matt has established a solid reputation as a thought leader in the supply chain digital transformation arena.

Prior to joining Argano, Matt founded SCMO2, where he led the growth of the company to become one of SAP’s premier digital supply chain partners. Matt’s consulting expertise focuses on demand and supply balancing, inventory optimization, production scheduling, supplier collaboration, and supply chain analytics. Matt has experience across many industries with particular depth in consumer products, food and beverage, apparel, chemicals and mill products.  

Billy Hunt

Co-founder, aMind

Billy Hunt is President of the Argano Salesforce Tower, responsible for all aspects of go-to-market, sales, delivery and strategic direction for growing the Salesforce business.  

Billy has 25+ years of experience leading early- and late-stage organizations within the software and services industries. He was co-founder of aMind, a global leader in Lead-to-Cash solutions. Billy’s experience in guiding aMind towards becoming a leading Salesforce partner aligns with Argano’s vision of being a trusted advisor for companies looking to transform how they engage their customers.  

Kirk King

Founder, CSS

Kirk King is President of Argano 4 Oracle. Bringing 30+ years of consulting experience, Kirk has held IT leadership positions in the construction and manufacturing and distribution industries. Prior to joining Argano, Kirk founded leading Oracle consulting firm CSS, leading the company to Oracle Platinum Partner status and multiple Oracle ERP Partner of the Year awards. He currently serves as Chairman of the Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation, working closely with its Director to attract and promote Charleston’s technology companies and knowledge-based economy.