John C. Smith – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

John C. Smith, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of TMA Systems and RiskPartner, is originally from the Chicago area. He studied accounting at Oklahoma State University and received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in accounting. He holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate and is on the board of directors of several technology companies. Over the past 25 years, he has consulted with, owned, or managed several technology companies through his association with Deloitte & Touche, The Williams Companies, Muzak, and several investment banking firms. John has worked in more than 35 countries throughout the world.

Since 1999, John has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company as well as the strategic direction the company is taking both domestically and internationally. He can be contacted at:

Joel Embry – Managing Director

Joel Embry, RiskPartner Managing Director, is originally from Tulsa, OK. He studied business at Oklahoma State University and received a bachelor’s degree in International Business. For the past 20 years, Joel has worked with emerging companies in the software and technology fields, first as Vice President/Partner in an Interactive Media Agency and now as Managing Director of RiskPartner.

Joel is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the RiskPartner team while leading its sales and marketing efforts. He can be reached at:

Jacob Leon – Director of Services

Jacob Leon, RiskPartner Director of Services, is originally from the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. He has a technical degree from Tulsa Technology Center. He has more than 20 years of experience in the information management industry, focusing on exposure and asset tracking and implementation of software solutions. Prior to joining TMA in 2001, he owned his own consulting business.

Jacob is responsible for the overall execution of services for the company, which includes the Call Center and Professional Services Groups. He can be reached at:

Tabor Ellison – Director of Engineering

Tabor Ellison, Director of Engineering for RiskPartner, is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended Northeastern State University under a Business Administration program and has more than 17 years of experience in web development and software creation, focusing primarily on enterprise-level information management systems. Prior to joining TMA in early 2007, he was the lead developer for an international nutritional company.

Tabor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the engineering team. He can be contacted at:

Greg Dorholt – Director of Sales 

Greg Dorholt, RiskPartner’s Director of Sales, is originally from Cedar Grove, Wisconsin. He graduated from The University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  He has a diverse background with over 28 years of experience in sales and marketing including extensive emphasis on channel management, sales, new business development, and international business.  Prior to joining RiskPartner, he served as Director of Sales & Marketing for a medical device company and Director of International Business at TMA Systems.

Greg is responsible for the overall development of sales and marketing channels for RiskPartner. He can be contacted at:

Patti Hickey – Director of Finance and Administration

Patti Hickey, RiskPartner Director of Finance and Administration, is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska. She majored in accounting at the University of Oklahoma where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting field. Prior to joining TMA Systems/RiskPartner in 2002, she worked in the public accounting and oil and gas industries.

Patti is responsible for the overall execution of the financial and administrative service strategies for the company, as well as day-to-day operations of the Accounting, Human Resources, and Support Services Groups. She can be contacted at: