Tom Collopy brings over 27 years of experience in a broad-range of technical, management,
marketing, and business development positions in Qualcomm, Xcella (startup), IBM
and Ford. Most recently Tom was Vice President of Engineering for Qualcomm and a
co-founder of the Qualcomm Processor Design Center responsible for the development
of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors which power numerous smartphones and tablets.
Prior to Qualcomm, Tom was one of the founders of Xcella, a wireless semiconductor
startup. Prior to Xcella Tom managed development for the Embedded PowerPC business
Peter Muldoon is responsible for Sales at Securus.
Peter has over 20 years experience in sales and management with hi-tech companies.
During his career he established sales distribution networks in consumer electronics,
OEM and B to B markets. Prior to joining Securus Inc., Peter was the Vice President
of Sales for 4 1/2 years with Zoombak, a manufacturer of personal GPS devices. At
Zoombak, Peter successfully established a network of independent rep firms, distributors
and major retailers such as Best Buy, RadioShack and Target which resulted in Zoombak’s
presence in over 10,000 retail outlets.
In his career, Peter has held senior sales positions with Canon USA, Seiko Instruments
and Archos. He holds a BS degree in Marketing from San Diego State University.
Patricia Sumrell is responsible for Finance and Operations.
Patricia has over 16 years experience in finance and accounting spanning entrepreneurial
small business, healthcare and "Big Four" public accounting. Most recently, Patricia
has worked with start-up and middle-market organizations holding several leadership-level
positions including Director of Finance for BrightDoor Systems, Inc. and Controller
for Intersouth Partners. She spent the first 11 years of her career in the healthcare
industry as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a manager in Corporate Finance
with Duke University Health System, and Director of Finance for Durham Regional
Patricia is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of North Carolina. She received
her Master of Accounting from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health
from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. A PADI Master Scuba Diver
Trainer, Patricia has been teaching recreational and leadership-level students locally