Mr. Brown serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President and has been a board member of Web.com since August 1999. He was named President of the Company in August 1999 and Chief Executive Officer in August 2000. He has directed the Company’s acquisitions, integration and product development efforts and the growth of the Company, including the Company’s initial public offering in 2005. Mr. Brown founded Atlantic Teleservices, a technology services company in 1997 which became a part of Website Pros in 1999; Website Pros subsequently purchased Web.com and assumed its name in 2007. Mr. Brown holds a BA in General Studies from Harvard.
Mr. Carney has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2011 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2002. He has led the financial and accounting departments since January 2002. Previously he served as Director of Finance beginning in August 1999. Mr. Carney joined Web.com with the acquisition of Atlantic Teleservices, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Previously he was Director of Finance at The Carlyle Group and then Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle International. Mr. Carney also served as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Manor Care, Inc. and Choice Hotels International and began his career with the public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Carney is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Boston College.
Ms. Duran has served as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer since October 2011 and as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer since August 2010. She is responsible for organizational effectiveness strategies, corporate communications and the company's corporate culture. From March 2002 until August 2010, she was Chief Marketing Officer at Web.com. Prior to joining Web.com, Ms. Duran was managing partner and founder of Odyssey, Inc., a company specializing in strategic planning and marketing for small businesses and Internet companies. From August 2000 until January 2001, Ms. Duran was Vice President of e-dr.com, a business-to-business Internet company for eye care practitioners. Prior to August 2000, Ms. Duran was an independent marketing consultant. Ms. Duran holds an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida.
Mr. McClure serves as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Web.com and plans and directs all aspects of Web.com's legal affairs providing hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff. Prior to joining the company, Mr. McClure was the Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Direct General Corporation and focused on SEC reporting and regulatory compliance. Prior to Direct General, Mr. McClure served in numerous roles at The Seibels Bruce Group, Inc., including Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to Seibels Bruce, Mr. McClure was Manager of Financial Planning with Air South Airlines, Inc. Mr. McClure holds a B.S. in Management from Clemson University and a Juris Doctorate and MBA from the University of South Carolina.
Jane Landon joined Web.com in November 2010 as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Web.com, Ms. Landon was Deputy Commissioner and Chief Information Officer for the New York City Department of Finance. Her past experience includes leadership positions at Microsoft, where she was General Manager/Chief Information Officer for Public Sector Business Systems Information Technology, as well as Prudential Insurance of America and The Bankers Trust Company. Ms. Landon holds a BA Business Administration degree from SUNY Fredonia in Fredonia, NY.
Mr. Rijsinghani was named SVP of Online Marketing in October 2010 and is responsible for the strategic direction of current and future online marketing products. Prior to his appointment as SVP, Online Marketing, Mr. Rijsinghani served as Chief Technology Officer of Web.com when he joined the company through the merger with Website Pros in September 2007. Mr. Rijsinghani has extensive technical and management experience and combines a deep understanding of current technologies with the ability to execute across various business models. Previous to Web.com, Mr. Rijsinghani was Chief Technology Officer and a founding member of VerticalOne Corporation which was sold to S1 Corporation (NASDAQ: SONE) and was Chief Technology Officer at Proficient Systems. Previously, Mr. Rijsinghani was President of Neoglyphics Media Corporation, a website design and consulting firm. In addition, he held various senior technology management roles at Sun Microsystems and PriceWaterhouse. He graduated from Cornell University with dual degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Teichman is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Mr. Teichman is responsible for all operating functions, including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Fulfillment. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer since October 2011 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer since joining the Company in August 2010. Prior to joining Web.com, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Products at Register.com, which was acquired by Web.com in 2010. Prior to Register.com, Mr. Teichman was the General Manager for Online at Affinnova, a consumer analytics company, and was at American Express for seven years where he held several positions, most recently serving as the Vice President of Marketing within the Consumer Card Group. Mr. Teichman holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Mr. Ross is Senior Vice President, International. In this role, Mr. Ross is responsible for building Web.com’s customer base and brand in the global marketplace. He previously served as SVP, Sales since joining the Company in September 2010. Prior to joining Web.com, he led customer services and sales operations at Register.com from March 2006 to September 2010. Prior to joining Register.com, Mr. Ross was Regional Director for Minacs Worldwide Canada where he led contact services for the Atlantic Region, overseeing three centres and 800 staff members. He has held various customer service and operational leadership positions at Canadian companies, including Convergys, Maritime Telephone & Telegraph, and the Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Ross holds a BA with Honours from the University of Kings College and an MBA from Dalhousie University.
Mr. Wiegand has served as SVP of Domain Policy and Regulation since January of 2012. From November 2009 to January 2012, Mr. Wiegand served as SVP of Business Development where he coordinated partner acquisitions (enterprise, private label, and wholesale) as well as domain monetization. In addition, he previously served as Vice President and General Counsel for the company. Prior to joining Web.com, Mr. Wiegand was Vice President and General Counsel of Aslan Ventures and served in a variety of legal and senior management roles within the telecommunications industry. Mr. Wiegand has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Miami University and earned both his J.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Williamson is Senior Vice President, Customer Support. In this role, Mr. Williamson is responsible for all customer service and fulfillment for the Company. He previously served as SVP, Operations since February 2002. Prior to joining Web.com, Mr. Williamson was the President of Delta Training and Education, a technology training company, and held several leadership positions within AT&T. Mr. Williamson holds Business degrees from the University of Georgia and Emory University.
Mr. Wong is SVP, Corporate Development for Web.com. Prior to Web.com, Mr. Wong was a founding member of FBR's Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group and led the Enterprise, Network, and Internet Software corporate finance practice. During his over 11 year tenure at the investment bank, he completed over 35 initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, buy-side and sell-side merger & acquisition transactions, strategic advisory assignments, and private placements with aggregate transactions totaling $2.3 billion. Prior to FBR, he served six years as a U.S. Navy Officer in the Nuclear Propulsion Program. Mr. Wong has a MBA in Finance from The George Washington University and a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame.
Hugh M. Durden has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2006. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Durden has been chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust since 2005. From 1997 through 2004, Mr. Durden served as the representative of the corporate trustee of the Trust. Prior to joining the Trust, Mr. Durden was an executive with the Wachovia Corporation, serving as president of Wachovia Corporate Services from 1994 to 2000. He holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from the Freeman Graduate School of Business at Tulane University.
Philip J. Facchina has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2010. He is a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Facchina is a Partner with Ramsey Asset Management (RAM), a long/short equity hedge fund where he also serves as Co-Portfolio Manager and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining RAM in 2008, Mr. Facchina spent approximately 10 years with FBR Capital Markets, serving principally as Senior Managing Director and Group Head of Technology, Media & Telecom and Healthcare groups within FBR's Investment Banking Unit, subsequently serving as Head of Financial Sponsors. Before joining FBR, Mr. Facchina served variously as President, Executive VP and CFO of both public and private technology companies. Mr. Facchina currently serves as an advisor to Johanna Foods, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Timothy I. Maudlin has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2002 and was appointed Lead Director in January 2007. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Maudlin is a member of the board of directors of Newegg, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company, and he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Maudlin joined the board of directors of Exact Target Inc. in 2008 and served as Lead Director; Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of this NYSE-listed company prior to its acquisition by Salesforce.com in 2013. Mr. Maudlin is a certified public accountant and holds a BA from St. Olaf College and a M.M. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Robert S. McCoy has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2006. He is Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. McCoy retired in September 2003 as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Wachovia Corporation, a diversified financial services company, where he had been a senior executive officer since 1991. Mr. McCoy is a director of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. and is currently the Chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Governance Committee. He is a certified public accountant and was a partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers from 1974-1984. Mr. McCoy holds a BBA from Western Michigan University with an Accounting Major.
Deborah H. Quazzo has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2011. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Quazzo is the co-founder and managing partner of GSV Advisors LLC, a merchant bank providing advisory services to the education and business services sector, as well as making select investments in private companies. She has a 25 year career as an investment banker and entrepreneur, including the co-founding of ThinkEquity Partners, a 180-person investment bank that was ultimately acquired by London-based Panmure Gordon in 2007. Earlier in her career, Ms. Quazzo was a Managing Director in Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch & Co. where she started the Global Growth Group, and prior to Merrill Lynch, she worked for J.P. Morgan. A native of Jacksonville, FL, Ms. Quazzo graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BA degree in history and subsequently earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. She serves on numerous private boards and councils, most of which are related to improving education.