Meet the team.

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Steven Khuong

CEO

Steven Khuong

CEO

Steven brings over a decade of deep experience in launching and growing businesses and solving problems from idea conception to developing and bringing technology to market. Steven is the co-founder and CEO of Curacubby, the leading integrated payments and business platform for schools of all sizes. As a thought leader in operations and process management, Steven has been featured in national media including CNN, Forbes.com, and Inc. Magazine. He currently serves as a mentor at the Envestnet | Yodlee Fintech Launchpad, and as an advisor to the Arrowhead Center of Innovation at New Mexico State University and previously a parent co-founder of an early education program for children with special needs. 


Prior to co-founding Curacubby, Steven founded Ice Chamber Athletic Performance Training and was the inventor of KettleGuard, the best-selling patented protective wrist device for kettlebell lifting. He was a member of the 2016-2017 Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator, an awarding-winning accelerator for next-generation fintech disruptors. Steven earned his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of California at Berkeley.


Brian Meckler

CTO

Brian Meckler

CTO

Brian co-founded Curacubby to create an easy-to-use technology tool for childcare and K-8 program directors who need a simple, less cumbersome, time-intensive approach to account management, including online registration and enrollment, billing and payment processing, email communications and more. He leads the team that developed the company’s flagship unified system and ensures schools using Curacubby get maximum value from the platform. Brian has deep experience managing product development from inception to support for large and small companies in the areas of payments, mobility, media applications and internet advertising. He was previously a co-founder of Matchmaker.com (bought by Lycos), and has led product management at Orange Silicon Valley, mobile payments provider BOKU, and Sling Media, among others. Brian has a BA degree in economics and a BS degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Ross Lugos

CBO

Ross Lugos

CBO

Joining his former U.C. Berkeley classmate Steven Khuong, Ross played a key role in creating Curacubby and bringing its solution to market, having experienced the headaches of writing checks to pay school tuition each month as a parent. With deep experience in solving complex issues in "Big Data" and financial risk management industries, Ross brings his tenacity to ensure success for every customer. Prior to helping in the creation of Curacubby, where he now leads the company’s operations, he was a Strategic Account Director at GoodData, and was also Director of Professional Services for Moody’s Analytics.

Greg Garcia

VP of Sales & Customer Success

Greg Garcia

VP of Sales & Customer Success

Greg brings over 20 years of executive-level experience designing, scaling, and leading revenue functions for both emerging tech startups and Fortune 500 global brands. His track record of building high output sales engines with predictable, replicable results catalyzed the hyper-growth of dozens of startup successes including Thumbtack, Womply, Honor, and Pillpack. Most recently, Greg built and led the introduction and explosive growth of Merlin Jobs, a General Catalyst and FirstMark Capital-backed company focused on transforming SMB recruiting in the hourly jobs marketplace. Under Greg’s leadership, Merlin’s goal of enabling small business operators, the backbone of our economy, to focus on their business passion instead of back-office recruiting frustrations helped over 100,000 organizations in its first 2 years. Greg earned an MBA and BS in Organizational Communication from the University of Utah. He’s also an active member of Mensa and an advisor to expanding sales organizations in the rapidly growing Utah tech space. Greg lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Aaron Steele

VP of Engineering & Operations

Aaron Steele

VP of Engineering & Operations

Aaron leads engineering and operations. Most recently he led machine learning infrastructure at Stripe. Previously, he led technical business development at Carto and was the CTO at the World Resources Institute. Aaron’s career started in academia as an individual contributor and engineering manager, working on biodiversity. Aaron holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley, lives in Northern California with his family, dabbles in endurance running, and enjoys reading self introductions written in the third person.

Gary Marino

Gabriela Vilaro

Mark Lavelle

Mark Goines

Ellen Perelman

Ron Hirson

Pierre-R. Wolff

George Gong

Tom Schmitt

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