Leadership Team

Our leadership team has the right skills to successfully transition your School to Aeries Software, train your staff, and manage your software needs.

Our administrative, technical, and support staff brings over 580 aggregate years of experience to the development, implementation management, and support of Aeries.

Leadership team bios

Barry Lloyd, President

Barry has had a long career with California Student Information Systems development and was one of the three founders of Aeries Software. Barry has extensive experience in the design and development of Aeries SIS, oversight of systems development, data conversion, support, Aeries implementation, and management of Aeries Software.

Brent Lloyd, Vice President

Growing up around the family company, Brent has strived to work for Aeries Software his whole life. Brent began in a part-time capacity in 2009 while attending Loyola Marymount University. Since graduating from LMU with a Bachelors in Business Administration in 2011, Brent took over the duties of former Vice President John Walden upon his retirement. Brent now oversees many of the day-to-day operations of the company, as well as contract administration and company finances.

Frank Perkins, Support Manager

Frank has worked with Aeries Software since 2004, including six years in First Level Support, then four years in Second Level Support. As Support Manager, Frank has capitalized on his extensive support experience to guide the department with continued excellence and a customer-first attitude.

Camden Iliff, Director of Product Development

Camden has been with Aeries Software since 1998.  Starting as an intern and Jr. Programmer, Camden grew as a developer under the guidance of founder, Jerry Lloyd.  He now manages the team of developers working on Aeries SIS and engages with current and potential customers to identify needs and to prioritize their development.  Camden has in-depth knowledge about all aspects of the Aeries Student Information System and continues to build his knowledge of the entire K-12 education space in order to better guide the future development of Aeries.

Jonathan Cotton, Director of Project Management

Jonathan is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University, class of 2007, and joined Aeries in September 2015. He received extensive one-on-one training from Chuck Berridge, who was the Aeries Implementation Manager for nearly 9 years. Prior to joining Aeries, Jonathan was an anti-piracy manager at Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he was responsible for implementing global protection schemes for all feature and television content. Jonathan also has an extensive legal background as he was a paralegal for a renowned Civil and Human Rights Law Firm in Los Angeles, California. A true passion for education and business brought Jonathan to Aeries. Jonathan will be responsible for all implementations and training and has dedicated himself to being a true partner for all Aeries customers.

Scott Knuckles, Director of Customer Success

Scott joined Aeries in 2014 after spending 25 years as a motivated technology leader for three school districts in California. Scott has been an Aeries customer since 1999 and has deployed many enterprise systems, leading to a complete understanding of the challenges of rolling out comprehensive systems in schools. Scott has extensive knowledge of the K-12 educational technology market, including educational policy, trends, products, and funding. As Director of Customer Success, Scott’s duties include identifying school districts' issues that go beyond day-to-day support and delve into how to maximize Aeries. Scott is a great advocate for schools and their educators.