Executive Team

Senior Leadership

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Bill Priemer, President & CEO


Bill joined Hyland in 1997 as Vice President of Marketing. He became Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2001, Chief Operating Officer in 2005, and CEO in January 2013. Prior to joining Hyland, Bill worked at FedEx Corporation and at AST Research, a personal computer manufacturer.

Bill received a master’s degree in Marketing from Northwestern University and undergraduate degrees from Boston College. He was born and raised in Northeast Ohio. While he has lived elsewhere and travels extensively, he is happy and proud to call the Cleveland area home.

Bill serves on the boards of John Carroll University and of BVU: The Center for Non-Profit Excellence. He has been a member of Vistage International since 2010.

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Chris Hyland, Executive Vice President & CFO


Chris joined Hyland in 1992 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1993 and as Chairman of the Board since 2002. He has been the Executive Vice President since 2001 and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since 1994.

He serves on the Board of Directors of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Chris earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.

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Brenda Kirk, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Product


Brenda joined the Sales department of Hyland in 2000. Throughout her tenure, she has been the Director of Financial Services and the VP of Sales, Americas. In 2010, she took on the newly created VP of Strategy post to help drive the company’s long-term strategic vision and growth goals. In 2016, Brenda was promoted to Senior Vice President, Product & Strategy, assuming executive leadership over the company's Development, Quality Assurance, Technical Support, Global Cloud Services and special ops teams.

She serves as Chair of the Board for the MetroHealth Foundation, helping advance the mission of one of the largest, most comprehensive public health care providers in Northeast Ohio.

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Ed McQuiston, Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing


Ed joined Hyland in 2001 as the Director of Healthcare Solutions. In 2016, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. Having served as Vice President of Global Sales since 2012, Ed took on the responsibility of aligning Marketing and Sales in support of Hyland’s global expansion. Ed’s tenure at Hyland and extensive knowledge of OnBase helps support and expand Hyland’s strategic initiatives.

With more than 20 years of experience in the information management and advanced capture industries, Ed focuses on collaborating Hyland’s global sales and marketing programs and vertical-specific initiatives with worldwide trends, positioning Hyland as the go-to vendor for information management solutions. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM).

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Noreen Kilbane, Senior Vice President, Administration


Noreen Kilbane joined Hyland in 1993 and has been a part of several departments throughout the years. She was appointed Senior Vice President of Administration in March 2016. Her role in Operations has allowed her to develop and implement processes to make the Accounting department more effective and efficient. Noreen received her B.A. in Accounting from Baldwin-Wallace University.

Vice Presidents

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George Angelato

VP, Customer Experience & Loyalty

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Sam Babic

Associate VP, Development

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Drew Chapin

VP, Marketing

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David Conley

Associate VP, Global Sales Operations

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Debbie Connelly

VP, Human Resources

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Susan deCathelineau

VP, Global Healthcare Sales & Services

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Scott Dwyer

VP, Product Management

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Bill Filion

VP, Software Development

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Bill Kavanaugh

Associate VP, Sales

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Ken Malone

VP, Technical Support

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Patrick Mulcahy

Associate VP, Global Cloud Services

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Rob Niehaus

Associate VP, Global Services

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Tim Pembridge

VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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Nancy Person

Associate VP, Finance & Accounting

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John Phelan

VP, Information Systems

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Valt Vesikallio

VP, Hyland Global Services

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Dan Wilson

Associate VP, Development

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Alfonso Zubizarreta

VP, International Strategy