Leadership Team

 

Grizella is a technology company dedicated to building affordable, easy-to-use software for the freight transportation industry. Grizella software is customer driven technology and focuses on simplified information sharing and relationship building.

Mark Draeb

Co-Founder and President

Mark is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Company, including financial planning, team leadership, and business growth. Prior to founding Grizella in 2000, Mark founded and was president of Magic Communications Corporation, a development and manufacturing company providing test equipment for the telecommunications industry. Mark holds a BSEE, Electrical Engineering from Florida International University.

Jon Draeb

Co-Founder and Vice President of Information Systems

Jon is primarily responsible for clarifying scope and timeline of projects, allocating internal and external resources to ensure project completion, managing internal information systems, and keeping projects within timeline and budget. Prior to founding Grizella in 2000, Jon was a Principle with Visual Movement working with a team to create enterprise software applications for the transportation industry. Jon graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Arizona State University.

Collin Scull

Chief Technology Officer

Collin manages all systems and development. In addition, Collin is responsible for seeking out new technologies to help advance the company’s software solutions, along with researching and validating federal regulations and market changes that will impact our software solutions and customers. Prior to joining Grizella in 2001, Collin worked as senior systems administrator for SmartTalk, Inc. Collin’s education is heavily centered in science and engineering, with over 25 years in systems administration and software development.

John DeGraff

Director, Special Projects/Partner Load Board Management

John leads the business process for PostEverywhere Load Board integrations and their on-going support. He works closely with the marketing team in developing content, providing on-going website management and leading special projects. Prior to joining the Grizella team in 2001, John worked in the gaming industry and owned a small retail business. John is a graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fine and Studio Arts degree.

Kathy Sardelli

Director of Sales, Marketing and Partner Development

Kathy directs the company sales and marketing efforts for all Grizella products and leads development of collaborative and strategic business partnerships aligned with Grizella’s SaferWatch products. Kathy first joined Grizella in 2010, filling the role of Marketing and Sales for the SaferWatch software product. Prior to joining Grizella, Kathy worked as Director of Sales for Marriott International and owned and managed a small business. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Textiles and Clothing with a Business emphasis from North Dakota State University.