Changes in Roles / Titles:
JD McKeel - JD joined Aeries Software in April 2015 as a Second Level Support Representative and recently became a member of the Quality Control Department. JD has an extensive background of Aeries from his previous experience working at districts who were customers of Aeries. He will be a valuable asset in the Quality Control Department testing and documenting the latest and greatest Aeries features.
David Ingram - After his time as an Infantry Specialist in the US Army, David joined Aeries Software in 2012 as a Multimedia Designer immediately after earning a degree in Audio Production. While working at Aeries, David continually sought out more experience and expertise in design, marketing, and branding, including by attending college on nights and weekends. Due to this, David grew into a role as Aeries Software's first ever Creative Director and led the Aeries rebranding effort. In May 2016, David accepted a role with Manley Laboratories to combine his lifelong love of audio with his newfound skills in marketing.
Joining the Aeries Software Team:
Ray Valenzuela - Ray has recently joined the Aeries Sales team as a Sales Associate. He has 5 years of sales and customer service experience and is currently completing a degree in Marketing from California State University, Fullerton.
Ron Hudson - He brings over 20 years of experience in a wide range of industries and business models. He has immediately shown his capabilities and productiveness as a veteran in the field.
Ivan Esparza - Ivan will be working on the next generation of the "Aeries App" for the Android platform.
Matt Schutz - Matt actually worked for us last year for a short while. He left us to pursue another venture, but is back with us now ready to help with the new Aeries look and redesign.
Murat Erarslan - Murat comes to us from Cool SIS, a small competitor to Aeries that has focused on the Charter School market. Before Cool, Murat has been a classroom teacher and school administrator. His experiences should add wonderful value to our company.
Susan Prow - Susan worked at a Junior High, in Pupil Services, as a Tech, and finally was the Aeries Admin and district CALPADS expert in her 24 years with Orcutt Union School District. She helped Orcutt become an Aeries Web-only district for all frontend users. Susan has also presented Attendance in Aeries Web sessions at the Aeries User Conferences since March 2013. Susan started with Aeries Software as an Aeries Support Representative and Trainer in July of 2016.
Sarah Walpole - Sarah worked at Mojave Unified School District for 12 years before joining the team at Aeries. She held various job titles while at Mojave: User-Support Technician, Technology Technician, and finally Data Management Specialist. Sarah managed the state reporting and CALPADS for many years and was also the Technology Equipment Handler, Assistant Network Manager, and Primary Data Support for all the sites in her district. Sarah joined the Aeries Team in August of this year as a 2nd Level Support Representative.
Lauren LaRose - Lauren comes to Aeries with an array of experience in customer service and support, software application support, SQL, and much more. She most recently worked for Certica Solutions, where she was a Client Services/SaaS Application Support Specialist. Lauren will start at Aeries as a 2nd Level Support Representative in late October.
Jaime Perez - is currently the SIS manager for Tustin USD and brings an incredible wealth of knowledge of Aeries dating back more than a decade.
Arlene Suval - recently retired from Paso Robles USD, where she was the District Data Administrator for nearly 12 years. She brings with her over two decades of school district experience!