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Mary Jesse

CEO

Mary joined the MTI team in 2020 as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She has an extensive background as a leader and operational expert. She brings 30 years of experience developing, commercializing, delivering and supporting technology products, services, and companies.

Mary has served as CEO, CTO, COO, CSO, VP, board director, board chair, founder, consultant and advisor for private and public companies from early stage startups to Fortune 500 across a variety of industries.  A licensed Professional Electrical Engineer, P.E., Ms. Jesse holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering, and nineteen technology related patents.

She is a frequent advisor, speaker and writer on technology, innovation and diversity, and is passionate about supporting underserved populations in STEM, technology and business.

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Nate Sartell

CFO

Nate joined MTI as CFO in May of 2019 to lead Accounting & Finance, and Human Resources.  The focus for these groups is to demonstrate operational and strategic impact through a collaborative partnership with operations.

Prior to MTI Nate served as the CFO for JEA Senior Living in Vancouver WA, a national memory care provider.  In addition, he spent 20 years at Intel Corporation in various finance roles and Intel Capital in both M&A and Equity Investing.  A CPA, Nate is originally from Spokane, WA and a graduate of Whitworth University with a B.A. in Business Management and Economics.

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Thomas A. Dodson, Jr.

VP of Global Sales and Services

Since 2011, Tom has led the explosive revenue growth of MTI’s Global Services division, currently offering services in more than 80 countries. In September of 2017, Tom was appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales for North America, leading sales for all three of MTI’s business units.

A demonstrated sales and operations leader, with strong results over the past 30 years in the delivery of exceptional customer experiences, Tom has held senior positions in both retail and technology industries with MarketSource, a division of Allegis Group, CompuCom, Qwest Communications (NYSE – CTL) and Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE – DPZ).

A native Oregonian, Tom lives near Portland, Oregon, serving many nonprofit organizations as a volunteer and board member.

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Travis Hooper

VP of Technology and Engineering

As Vice President for Technology and Engineering, Travis leads MTI’s global Technology, Engineering and Business Intelligence capabilities and is passionate about utilizing technology to drive simplification and effectiveness for our end customers.

A strategic and results-oriented leader with a passion for providing compelling customer experiences, Travis was most recently a Vice President at Fender Musical Instruments with various roles in Supply Chain, Business Development and Direct to Consumer business. Prior to Fender, Travis spent 8 years at Accenture leading large business transformation initiatives across multiple business sectors.

Travis graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Finance and now lives in the Portland, Oregon, area.

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Parbin Chand

VP Production and Supply Chain

As VP Production and Supply Chain, Parbin Chand leads MTI’s Global Procurement, Planning, Shipping, and Manufacturing teams. He drives Operational Efficiencies and Supply Chain Strategies to support internal and external partners. Parbin has proven himself to be a resourceful and dynamic leader with 25+ years of experience in Operations/Supply Chain Management. Before joining MTI, Parbin spent 12 years at Tyco Electronics in different leadership roles, 8 years with Tyco Toys, and 4 years teaching in the Education field. Parbin hails from Fiji Islands where he graduated from the University of South Pacific. For the last 30 years he has made Oregon his home.

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Vicki VanValin

VP of Sales

Vicki VanValin joined MTI in 2012 and is VP of Sales. Vicki is passionate about building collaborative partnerships with our customers. Before joining MTI, she served in a number of key leadership roles. Passionate about helping clients solve complex challenges, Vicki has worked with successful technology SaaS startups Azaleos and Enroute Systems, in various roles from sales and strategic partnerships to board member and investor. Previously, she led a team which enabled localization of contracts and click to accept agreements for Cisco Systems. Vicki currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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