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Meet The Team2018-10-22T16:06:26+00:00

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Randall A. Roth
Randall A. RothChief Executive Officer
Randy is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Vitex, Inc., an organization of member banks and bank management consultants dedicated to assisting executives achieve their strategic business objectives through vision, leadership, and effective selection and deployment of technology. Under his leadership, Vitex has grown to become one of the leading bank consulting firms in the country. Read More
Nicola P. Gismondi
Nicola P. GismondiManaging Director
Nick Gismondi is a results-oriented senior banking executive who possesses a unique blend of banking business acumen and information technology expertise. He is a seasoned business and technology leader with over 30 years in the field of finance. Read More
David S. Powell
David S. PowellContract Negotiation Expert
David brings over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role as an Industry Expert. More than 17 of those years were with Wachovia Corporation, now a Wells Fargo company. Read More

CONSULTANT TEAM

Jim Smitherman
Jim SmithermanClient Advisor & Executive Coach
Jim brings more than 33 years of expertise in the financial services industry to his role as an executive coach and client advisor for Vitex. Jim is a proactive supporter and manager of change and personal and professional growth. He is an articulate communicator and published writer with the ability to cultivate positive attitudes and trust among employees, clients, and prospects. Read More
Bonita J. Davies (Jo)
Bonita J. Davies (Jo)Senior Consulting Executive
Jo has over twenty years of experience in the community banking industry with significant achievement in the areas of executive management, banking operations, and information technology. Read More
Ty Glenham
Ty GlenhamSenior Consultant
Ty is a former Engagement Manager for Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions with over 27 years of financial services experience both in consulting and bank management. As part of the Consulting Solutions Group, he worked with financial institutions to identify areas to increase profitability, productivity, and efficiency in bank operations. Managing projects and directing teams are his strengths in providing high performance solutions for clients. Read More
William (Bill) Eavenson
William (Bill) EavensonLending Expert
Bill Eavenson is a former Engagement Manager for Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions and a former Consultant with JMFA. His area of expertise is lending and credit. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry having worked as both a banker and consultant. He has routinely assisted clients in finding operational solutions and improving profitability through re-engineering, automation, and revenue enhancement. Read More
John R. Muell
John R. MuellSenior Consultant
With almost 40 years of financial services experience, John has led major projects and consulted in national and international financial institutions ranging in size from the community bank market and credit unions up to a US$1 trillion international financial institution. He has significant experience in implementing organizational, process and product design, merger and consolidation, information technology, and other types of change in both the commercial and trust organizations of financial institutions. Read More
Bill McFarland
Bill McFarlandConversion Project Manager / Senior Consultant
Bill brings more than 35 years in the financial services industry to his role at Vitex. As a line manager building high-performance operational teams and as a management consultant integrating diverse functional areas, he has managed numerous mission-critical functions and directed extremely complex special projects using a commanding operational knowledge of financial systems and procedures. Read More
Kirsty White
Kirsty White Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Kirsty White is the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Vitex. She works closely with C- level executives and executes strategies to her sales team to increase sales and manage current clients. She takes pride in offering hands-on service to clients and offering timely, creative solutions to meet the needs of the bank. Read More
Jon Brenneman
Jon BrennemanExecutive Vice President
Jon Brenneman has been an industry leader for over 44 years, utilizing his expertise in bank management, data processing, sales, marketing, and client relations, to help companies like ADP, Fiserv/RDSI, FIS and Austin Associates. Read More
Brad Lynch
Brad LynchVice President of Business Development
Brad is an experienced business development executive whose passion for helping banks work better drove him to join the Vitex team. Always putting the banks’ needs and goals first, Brad works directly with senior executives to help find a solution to improve their organizational effectiveness and deliver bottom line results. Read More
Mark P. Clayback
Mark P. ClaybackSenior Revenue Enhancement Expert
Mark is an experienced consultant and project manager with an extensive background in complex banking projects and systems, with over 30 years of experience in banking operations and bank consulting. Mark worked eleven years with Marine Midland Bank (now HSBC-USA) as Vice President in various operating groups and since 1990 as a Senior Project Manager/Director at various bank consulting firms. Read More