Our Leadership Team
Chief Innovation Officer
David brings decades of laser-focused experience to his role as the architect behind our line of profitability-boosting products. In his 30 years of software development experience, over 17 have been devoted to conceiving, refining and delivering software products to support the HOA industry. David also has a keen understanding of how banking and HOA software intersect, as he served as VP of Software Development for First Capital Bank and was instrumental in the development of the Smartstreet platform. He is proud to call California State University, Fresno his alma mater, where he earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics.
Director of Engineering
Two parts software engineer, one part mobile master, Will is responsible for dreaming up most of the in-demand features our products have to offer. Will is equally well-versed in iOS and Android, having successfully designed apps for both platforms, as well as multiple commercial web and mobile products. With a focus on customization, Will has built several customized software applications for a range of business sectors, including the HOA industry. His creativity and attention to the specialized needs of our customers help our products continually outperform our competitors in an ever-evolving market.
Chief Executive Officer
Dave founded Vantaca after successfully growing one of the largest Community Association Management companies in the country. The motivation with Vantaca was to create a software solution that met all the management company’s needs, was on the leading edge of industry trends, integrated with other innovative software solutions and valued customer experience. Dave’s success in both leading Vantaca and other property management-based businesses has been due to his focus on building high-performance teams driven to achieve monumental success.
Director of Sales
Greg comes to Vantaca with experience as a COO of an association management company servicing 400 associations and over 50,000 homeowners. Greg was responsible for overseeing functions including accounting, communications, the mail room and IT -- all elements that are managed by our proprietary software. This background has given Greg laser-focused experience in the industry we serve as part of Vantaca and has been instrumental in the design and development of our product line. Greg’s influence, input and experience not only improves our product and process, they enable him to effectively introduce Vantaca to new users and communities.
Chief Operating Officer
Ben Currin leads Vantaca in the achievement of cross-functional business objectives. Prior to joining Vantaca, Ben managed the training, testing, and maintenance of two Navy nuclear reactors in Charleston, SC. This capped a nearly-decade long career as a Navy Submarine Officer and nuclear engineer during which Ben successfully completed multiple operational deployments around the globe. Ben holds a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Director of Customer Success
Shelly has been making technology magic for more than twenty years. From troubleshooting, process improving and technology training to solution brainstorming, strategizing, fixing and overall “MacGuyvering,” Shelly does a little bit of everything at Vantaca. Shelly uses her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and MBA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, along with her extensive experience, to serve as a technology powerhouse here at Vantaca.
Director of Onboarding
Lauren has been with Vantaca from its inception, doing everything from helping brainstorm development ideas and leading transition teams to developing the onboarding project plan and assisting with support for new clients. With over 10 years of experience in the HOA management industry, Lauren has taken on various roles such as leading accounting teams, project managing acquisitions and assisting with starting an accounting services company. She truly enjoys and excels at finding process improvements, coaching employees and project management - all of which make her a wonderful asset to the Vantaca team. Lauren holds a B.S. in Business Administration from UNCW and her current focus at Vantaca is leading a team responsible for successful onboarding of clients to the Vantaca platform.
National Sales Manager
For over thirteen years, Maegan has been on every side of the HOA Industry. From sitting behind the reception desk and managing a portfolio of associations to HOA banking and accounting software sales; the industry and its people have become her passion. With over 200 accounting and management software sales in the last 2.5 years, Maegan brings with her a unique understanding of how management companies and associations can operate efficiently and effectively. Through great technology, she believes that every company can succeed. Maegan holds a B.S. in Behavioral Science from Metropolitan State University in Denver, CO.