Meet the Team
John Cahaly is CEO and Chairman of Eze Castle Integration, the leading provider of technology and IT services to the investment industry. In 1995, Cahaly co-founded Eze Castle Consulting, which spun off five successful businesses -- Eze Castle Integration, Eze Software Group (formerly Eze Castle Software), Pivot Solutions (acquired by CME Group), Code Red, Inc. (acquired by FactSet), and Ledgex Systems. John also serves on the board of directors for The ConvergEx Group.
John has more than 20 years of experience in computer engineering and business management and was instrumental in building the financial industry's first Windows NT trading room that was used by Fleet Financial Group in 1996. Prior to co-founding Eze Castle, John worked at Digital Equipment Corporation for nine years holding various engineering positions including a senior role as a member of Digital's Windows NT technical marketing group. John attended Northeastern University's computer engineering program.
George Carbone joined Eze Castle Integration in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Eze Castle, George was the Chief Financial Officer of Fotolia and then Arago, working with private equity sponsors TA and KKR. Before becoming a CFO, he had 15 years of progressive experience through the private equity lifecycle, working in professional service at Arthur Anderson and KPMG. George is a CPA, highly effective at optimizing financial operations and is a catalyst for change at Eze Castle. He focuses on key drivers of value creation and is a business strategy partner to entrepreneurial partners.
George holds an economics degree from University of Pennsylvania.
Mike Moreau is Chief People Officer at Eze Castle Integration. In this role, Mike oversees all elements of global human resources, including talent acquisition, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits.
Most recently Mike was Chief Human Resources Officer at Eze Software, with responsibility for all human resource functions for the company’s 1,100 employees. Prior, Mike held executive HR leadership positions at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Crump Group, Inc., Olympus America, ADP and PepsiCo.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College and a Masters of Science degree from Mercy College.
Matthew Wojtkowiak joined Eze Castle Integration in 2020 as Chief Legal Officer. Matthew is responsible for management of the global legal function, with a focus on strategic growth transactions, client relationships, and governance. Matthew has been providing strategic legal advice to executives for more than twenty years, and has worked primarily with technology-based businesses for the past ten years. Prior to joining Eze Castle, Matthew practiced law at a large New York law firm representing Fortune 500 clients, and he most recently served as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer for Alphaserve Technologies, a global technology service provider which was acquired by Eze Castle. Matthew holds a juris doctor degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he served on multiple legal journals.
Steve Schoener is Chief Technology Officer at Eze Castle Integration. In this role, Steve is responsible for guiding the company’s long-term technology strategy and overseeing operations to achieve new levels of performance, product innovation and organizational synergy on a global scale. Previously Steve held the role of senior vice president, client technology for Eze Castle Integration. Prior to joining the Eze Castle Integration team, Steve was head of IT for DW Investment Management in New York, where he oversaw all technology initiatives for the firm. He was also previously employed by UBS Investment Bank as an associate director and Eze Castle as an associate director of technology in the New York region.
Steve holds a computer science degree from State University of New York at Albany.
David Andrade is Chief Customer Officer for Eze Castle Integration. In this role, David is focused on driving the company’s service, customer success and account management organizations to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction. Most recently, David was Senior Vice President, Head of Global Support at eFront in where he transform their service and account management organizations. Prior to joining eFront in 2016, David spent 12 successful years at Eze Castle Integration, leading our global service organization.
David holds a bachelor of science degree with a focus on computer information systems from Cal Poly Pomona.
John Brennan is a recognized technology leader and visionary who has served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at multiple highly respected hedge fund and alternative investment firms. Most recently he served as CTO at Highfields Capital, a value-oriented investment management firm in Boston. Previously Brennan held CTO roles at Dawson-Samberg Capital Management, Andor Capital Management and Pequot Capital. He is also a founding member and former vice-chairman of AITEC, an influential alternative investments peer community trusted by firms across the globe.
William (Bill) Tan serves as Eze Castle Integration's Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Bill joined the company in 1997 and focused on expanding the company's technical skills and staff. Today, his technology team focuses on internal training, research and development, network security and standards development. Key products architected by this team include cost-effective disaster recovery (Eze DR) and the Eze Private Cloud. Previously, Bill was the network manager for the Kraft Group, where he supported systems and communications for various privately held businesses such as International Forest Products, Rand-Whitney and the New England Patriots. He has also supported networks and systems for local governments and the U.S. Air Force.
Bill holds a bachelor of science degree summa cum laude in computer science from Framingham State College.
Sean Casey is responsible for overseeing Eze Castle Integration’s global sales strategy, sales operations, and business development initiatives. Sean is a proven sales leader with 25 years of experience in the technology industry. He has leveraged his skills to build out sales teams, establish effective partner strategies and strategic relationships, all supported by a foundation of operational excellence.
Prior to joining Eze Castle Integration, Sean held sales leadership positions as VP of Alliances at Turbonomic, Director of Worldwide Cloud Sales at Zerto, and VP of Sales and Business Development at Cloud Cruiser.
Katelyn holds a bachelor’s degree from Babson College and is currently pursuing her MBA with plans to graduate in Spring 2021.
Dan Jones is responsible for leading Eze Castle Integration’s sales and business development teams in North America and has more than 25 years of sales management experience. Dan has a proven track record in driving sales growth for technology companies.
In his previous role as CRO at Skout Secure Intelligence, Dan established the sales organization, business initiatives and go-to-market strategy. Previously, he held multiple regional and global sales leadership roles at leading technology companies including Worksoft, EMC, Double-Take Software (acquired by Carbonite) and Storage Networks.
Dean Hill is Executive Director of Eze Castle Integration UK and also leads the international new business teams in London and Asia. Dean’s career in technology started with one of the UK’s largest telecoms providers where he held numerous positions from engineering to business development and account management. With overall management responsibility in the UK, Dean is able to provide clients with swift decision making focused on delivering high service levels.
Dean attended Kemnal Technology College. He also holds a number of industry specific certifications for technologies such as Cisco, Avaya and NetApp.
Rich Itri is a Senior Vice President of Professional Services (CIO Advisory) at Eze Castle Integration. Rich has over 22 years of IT executive experience, spending his entire career managing IT within the financial services industry. Prior to joining Eze Castle, Rich was Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer for PJT Partners, a boutique investment bank, Principal and Chief Information Officer for Sky Road and held Chief Information Officer positions at Arrowhawk Capital Partners and Arbalet Capital Partners. Over the years, Rich has developed and managed innovative, business aligned platforms, that drive revenue and operational efficiencies. Rich holds positions on several Advisory Boards and volunteers his time to help non-profits leverage technology.
As vice president of marketing for Eze Castle Integration, Mary Beth Hamilton is responsible for global marketing strategy and integrated marketing programs to drive awareness and demand for the company’s IT services and solutions across financial vertical markets. With nearly two decades of marketing and corporate communications experience, Mary Beth is skilled in guiding marketing efforts for service and technology organizations.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University New Orleans and an MBA from Boston College.
Yvonne Nolan serves as the company’s vice president of global finance and controller. Yvonne’s tenure at Eze Castle Integration stretches more than 14 years; her previous roles within the firm include controller and accounting manager. Yvonne’s responsibilities include overseeing global tax, audit and general finance functions.
Yvonne holds a bachelor’s degree in applied economics and management from Cornell University.