OUR TEAM

CHRISTIEN DUCKER

CEO & Founder

Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations
 

Christien has worked 24 years in the software sector, 14 of them in QHSE systems. With experience working on both sides of the Atlantic, Christien understands the nuances of safety and business culture. She has successfully brought two European Enterprise QHSE systems into the USA.

MIKE SPIZZIRRI

VP, Business Development & Marketing
 

During Mike's 14-year tenure, he has initiated strategic market planning and brand exposure for SMS through its rapid growth. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Business Administration and Art Illustration. In his spare time, he enjoys golf and gourmet cooking.

PHIL DeFINA

VP, Marketing Director

Phil has over 14 years QHSE software industry experience in enterprise-level, software solution Sales, Global Implementations & OSHA compliance across multiple industry sectors.

 

He is currently responsible for Marketing strategy, brand development, and digital media implementations. Phil holds a Bachelor’s degree from New York University.

DAVE THORPE

VP,  Customer Management

 

Having gained many years of experience in the IT industry across most business sectors in all aspects of hardware and software development and sales, Dave is committed to bringing his client relationship management skills to SMS.

 

Based in Scotland, he supports clients across Europe and the USA. Dave is responsible for Customer Management from the initial setup, support and on-going satisfaction plus requirements planning and SMS360 Product Roadmap.

MARY DUNLAP

Business Development

 

Mary is a true Floridian, born and raised in Jacksonville, FL.  Safety has been in her work culture since her first job in Operations.  She has worked in Business Development for over 20 years.  Mary believes that relationships play a vital role in not only the sales process but in the success of any organization.    

Sam Lybrand

Waste Industry Advisor

Samuel Lybrand is a highly experienced waste industry executive with a diverse skill set including management, logistics, operations, financial analysis, project management and operations improvement. Mr. Lybrand possesses in-depth knowledge and experience with establishing and operating integrated solid waste systems consisting of collection, transfer, recycling and disposal components. Additionally, Mr. Lybrand has evaluated multiple solid waste collection systems and understands the important factors such as personnel, equipment, productivity, operating costs and financial requirements which impact such systems.

CAROLINE SHARPLESS

Direc​tor of Diversity Programs

Caroline is currently studying Integrated Marketing Communications at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She has dedicated many hours to philanthropic work which has made her very passionate about the safety and security of others.