Leadership Team

Meet the leading force behind TRUNO.

Every team member at TRUNO is driven by passion to deliver retail technology solutions that have a positive impact on the business operations of our customers. And just as we navigate those partners along their journey to retail success, our leadership team guides us in our journey to excel.

Get to know them the way we have.

Brad Ralston

Chief Executive Officer

After starting his career as a banker, Brad Ralston joined TRUNO as Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Named CEO and chairman of the board in 2011, Brad continues to foster success for his company, his customers and his team.

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Steven Watters

President

Before joining TRUNO, Steven Watters had a long history working in various departments in grocery retailers. Since 2002, he’s held most any position in TRUNO, which enables him to be the leader he is today. Steven became president of TRUNO in 2012.

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Jason Thomason

Executive Vice President

Before joining the TRUNO family, Jason Thomason was President of the SAM Group, managing the company's systems engineers. Since 2018, Jason has been Executive Vice President at TRUNO, overseeing operations in the TRUNO Greenville office.

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Anthony Presley

Chief Products Officer

Founder of TimeForge, Anthony Presley joined TRUNO as Chief Products Officer in 2016. Today, Anthony and his team ensure that TRUNO has a cohesive product portfolio that can meet the challenges of today’s ever-changing retail landscape.

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Chad Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Chad Smith spent 20+ years in retail before joining TRUNO as COO in 2017. A former TRUNO customer himself, Chad has a unique perspective on serving our customers. He believes trust is the foundation for every interaction.

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Kara Watson

Chief Marketing Officer

Kara Watson started a career in tax accounting, but her fascination with the branding efforts of major retail clients quickly drew her into marketing. Having joined the TRUNO team as Director of Marketing in 2013, Kara now serves as Chief Marketing Officer.

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Ross Bagley

Chief Information Officer

Ross Bagley started at TRUNO in 2017. His mission as Chief Information Officer is to provide systems that deliver accurate data in a timely, secure manner in order for people to make the right business decisions.

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Jonyce Putman

Chief Operating Officer of TimeForge

Jonyce Putman joined the team in 2017 as Chief Operating Officer of TimeForge, TRUNO’s complete Human Capital Management solution. She brings to the table decades of management experience and expertise in the payroll and financial industry.

David Price

Director of Service

David Price joined TRUNO in 2001 as a Senior Field Service Technician and Tech Trainer. Since his promotion to Director of Service in 2006, David and his team continue to exemplify TRUNO’s core values, making the customer’s service needs their highest priority.

Bobby Ramos

Director of Support

Bobby Ramos has been with TRUNO since 2001 and has gained valuable insight into all aspects of retail technology. Currently, Bobby provides strategic and operational leadership in all aspects of the support platform.

Julie Thompson

Director of Implementations

Julie Thompson joined TRUNO in 2006 as a Support Dispatcher. Today, as Director of Implementations, she brings together multiple departments and vendors to ensure a seamless solution implementation for every TRUNO customer.

Kerry Pope

Director of Warehouse Operations

Kerry Pope has been the Director of Warehouse Operations since 2009 and was the first remote field technician in Midland in 1985. In his current role, Kerry manages inventory and processes new sale orders.

Glen Glasscock

Vice President of Toshiba Point of Sale

Glen Glasscock joined TRUNO in 2006 as a director of support and is currently Vice President of Toshiba Point of Sale. Glen is responsible for providing expert support related to Toshiba point of sale systems.

Paul Willoughby

Vice President of NCR Point of Sale

Paul Willoughby joined the TRUNO team in 2008 as a product specialist for NCR products. Building on years of NCR experience, Paul manages TRUNO’s NCR product integrations and maintains customer relationships.

Greg Moody

Vice President of Products

Greg Moody was a founding member of SAM Group, which TRUNO acquired in 2017. A retail technology veteran, Greg oversees product development and professional services across the TRUNO solution base.

Don Salisbury

Development Manager

Don Salisbury has been a Development Manager at TRUNO since 2016. Don leads an innovative team of software developers that build cutting-edge technology solutions for retail customers.

Pat Huston

Vice President of Sales West

Since 2011, Patrick Huston has been the Vice President of Sales for the Western United States. Patrick is primarily responsible for growing TRUNO’s business and presence in the region.

Uwe von Sehrwald

Vice President of Sales East

Uwe von Sehrwald joined the TRUNO team in 2006 as General Manager of Sales for South Texas. Today as Vice President of Sales, Uwe empowers his sales team to deliver retail technology solutions across the Eastern U.S. region.

Jared Black

Vice President, Solution Sales

Jared Black joined TRUNO in 2014 as Director of Back Office. In 2016, he became Vice President of Solution Sales. Having worked in the grocery industry his entire life, Jared understands retailers and is able to guide solutions through consultative discovery, goal determination, and streamlining processes.

Erik van Gilder

Director of Cloud Products

Prior to becoming Director of Cloud Products in 2016, Erik van Gilder was Chief Technology Officer at TimeForge and then Director of Infrastructure at TRUNO. Today he manages development and operations for TRUNO's cloud products, including TruCommerce.

Frank Colbert

Vice President of Solution Sales

Frank Colbert joined TRUNO in 2016 with decades of experience in working with retailers and technology as a founding partner of DMA. As Vice President of Solution Sales, Frank provides retailers the proper technology to improve their entire operations.

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