Jim Dever Joins PACT Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Jim Dever to the PACT Board of Directors.

Jim Dever

Greater Philadelphia Market President, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking

As Market President, Jim is Bank of America’s leader in the Greater Philadelphia market. In this role, Jim is responsible for connecting businesses, families and individuals to the banking and investment teams that help them improve their financial lives. He also leads the work to deploy Bank of America’s resources in the region to help address social and economic concerns and build strong communities..

In addition to being Market President, Jim is Global Commercial Banking (GCB) Market Executive for Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. In this role, Jim oversees the Middle Market Banking team that provides a full range of banking solutions to companies throughout the region with annual revenues of $50 million to $2 billion. Previously, Jim was GCB Market Executive for the New York City metro market. During his 25‐years with Bank of America, he has served in a number of senior leadership positions in GCB and Global Corporate & Investment Banking.

Kalyana Rao Konda Joins PACT Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Kalyana Rao Konda to the PACT Board of Directors.

Kalyana Rao Konda

President, NA East, Cigniti Technologies

Kalyana Rao Konda (Kalyan) is the President at Cigniti North America. In this role, he is responsible for driving revenue growth for Cigniti and achieving success for Cigniti’s clients. Kalyan is a seasoned leader with 20+ years of experience in Sales & Marketing, Operational Planning, Technology, Partnerships and he helps Cigniti teams design custom solutions, ensuring great service delivery. He also is a speaker at diverse industry and technology forums, webinars and podcasts and also has a patent pending in the area of Intelligent Test Scenario generation.

At Cigniti, Kalyan managed the overall acquisition and integration of Gallop Solutions with Cigniti & led the establishment of the overall core operational units for the merged entity. Prior to Cigniti, Kalyan served as the VP, Global Delivery at AppLabs managing a 2500+ member global delivery team & was a key leader in the acquisition of AppLabs by Computer Sciences Corporation (DXC). Kalyan is an avid practitioner in the Quality Engineering community & a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences such as STAREAST, STARWEST etc. Kalyan has expertise in establishing global delivery models and building large operational centers of excellence for customers. Kalyan also has a pending patent in the area of intelligent test scenario generation to accelerate software test life cycles. Kalyan has a degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Pondicherry University, and is a Project Management Professional (PMP) & a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA).

Carter McClure Joins PACT Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Carter McClure to the PACT Board of Directors.

Carter McClure

Managing Director, Pennovation Center, 1776

Carter McClure is the Managing Director for the Pennovation Center, a technology incubator and co-working space collaborative between The University of Penn and 1776. He has an M.B.A. from Hampton University and is a certified information systems specialist. Prior to his work in business incubation, Carter managed financial analysis for companies including Motorola, Caremark Rx, and Citibank of Chicago. Carter has 15+ years’ experience in business assistance and incubation and a wealth of experience with incubation programming, university student and faculty entrepreneurship, and business partnerships and collaboration. Previously, he led the Mason Enterprise Center at George Mason University and the Business Accelerator Program at East Stroudsburg University where he was instrumental in heading the university-wide strategic task force on social innovation and entrepreneurship. Carter’s passion lies at the intersection of innovation, inclusion and impact.

Tiffanie Stanard Joins PACT Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Tiffanie Stanard to the PACT Board of Directors.

Tiffanie K. Stanard

Founder/CEO of Stimulus

Tiffanie Stanard is known for following all of her passions – an anomaly in many sorts because
she is a techie, a creative, media personality/producer and an award-winning entrepreneur.

Tiffanie has been named a U.S. Delegate (2X) for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, One of
the 15 Women Changing the Face of Technology, Innovator of the Year, One of the Top 100
Women Visionary Leaders to Watch, among many more honors.

Stanard’s first venture started twelve years ago, Prestige Concepts (PC) an award-winning brand
enhancement agency. PC focused on bridging the gap between clients and customers with
technology solutions. Our Expertise: Branding, Marketing, Business Development, Vendor
Partnerships and Technology. Our prestige concepts have positioned new and established brands
to grow their presence, projects and partnerships. We worked with IBM, Microsoft, Paramount
Pictures, Live Nation, Comcast, Cirque Du Soleil, McDonald’s and more.

Stanard is now the Founder/CEO of Stimulus, a relationship intelligence SaaS platform that uses
data and analytics to help companies (of all sizes and across industries) make better purchasing
decisions. With the motto of “Build Better Relationships” our platform provides rich, relevant
insights and real-time data analysis, enabling users to find suppliers at the right time. The
Stimulus team is backed by amazing investors and growing with support from Google for
Startups, Microsoft…among others. Visit www.getstimulus.io to learn more.

Tiffanie has been active in her community throughout the duration of her career by serving as an
advisor or board member for several organizations including Philly Startup Leaders, City of
Philadelphia (Office of Workforce Development) and PHL Diversity (Philadelphia Convention
& Visitors Bureau). Stanard has worked with many brands (Microsoft, SXSW, IBM, Salesforce,
AT&T, Intuit, Refinery29 & more) as a keynote speaker, host, panelist and consultant. Some of
her expertise includes entrepreneurship, branding, marketing, diversity, technology, women
leadership and partnerships.

For almost ten years, Tiffanie has brought her trademark personality and passion for national
news and entertainment to radio (and TV) as one of the hosts and producer for Philly Speaks on
100.3FM (Radio One) – the radio show is an informative outlet to discuss local and national
topics. In 2017, Stanard won “Media Maven of the Year” at the Power of Women Summit for
her work connecting tech, media and community.

To learn more visit: www.TiffanieStanard.com

Social Media: @TiffanieStanard