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Executive Team

Roy W. Olivier

President and Chief Executive Officer

Roy W. Olivier

Mr. Olivier joined ARI in September 2006 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, and was appointed as President and CEO in May 2008. Before joining ARI, Mr. Olivier was a consultant to start-up, small and medium-sized businesses. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ProQuest Media Solutions, a business he founded in 1993 and sold to ProQuest in 2000. Before that, Mr. Olivier held various sales and marketing executive and managerial positions with several other companies in the telecommunications and computer industries, including Multicom Publishing Inc., Tandy Corporation, BusinessLand and PacTel.

William A. Nurthen

Chief Financial Officer

William A. Nurthen

Mr. Nurthen joined ARI as Chief Financial Officer in November 2013. Before joining ARI, Mr. Nurthen served in a variety of high-level financial leadership positions, most recently as CFO of Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC. Prior to joining Cabrera in 2011, he was CFO of bioLytical Laboratories. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Nurthen served as Vice President of Finance and then CFO of Inforte Corp., a NASDAQ company. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Nurthen worked in various financial operations roles at Platinum Technology International, Inc. Mr. Nurthen earned his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his BBA undergraduate degree from The University of Notre Dame.

Rob A. Ostermann

Chief Technology Officer

Rob A. Ostermann

Mr. Ostermann was appointed Chief Technology Officer of ARI in August 2012, after having served as Executive Director of Technology since November 2011 and prior to that Director of Product Engineering since joining the Company in June 2008. Prior to joining ARI, Mr. Ostermann served in various technology management and development roles at Parcel Pro Inc. in Torrance, California and The California Breath Clinics in Los Angeles, California from 2003-2008. Prior to that, he was lead developer at OC-Net, Inc. in Cypress, California. Mr. Ostermann earned a B.S. in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems from California State University.

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Bradley J. Smith

VP of Product Management

Bradley J. Smith

Mr. Smith was appointed Vice President of Product Management in January 2014 and is responsible for all ARI products, including eCatalogs, websites and lead management. Smith joined ARI in 2007 and most recently served as Director of Product Management and General Manager of Aftermarket. Smith holds a double B.A. in Web/Technology Development and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Smith earned an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2012. In conjunction with his MBA program, Smith was selected for an East Asian supply-chain consultancy for a Fortune 500 marine manufacturer.

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Vice President of Sales

Robert Jones

Mr. Jones was appointed Vice President of Sales in August 2014 and is responsible for all corporate domestic and international  sales activities. Jones most recently served as ARI’s Executive Director of sales and served as Director of Dealer Sales following ARI’s November 2012 acquisition of Duluth, Minn.-based 50 Below. Jones joined 50 Below as supervisor of the UPS Program in the Financial Services Division in 2011. He was promoted to Sales Manager of the Powersports division in January 2012 and Director of Sales and Service in May 2012.

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