Retail Pro International (RPI) is a global leader in retail management software that is recognized world-wide for rich functionality, multi-national capabilities, and unparalleled flexibility. For over 35 years, RPI has innovated retail software solutions to help retailers optimize business operations and have more time to focus on what really matters - cultivating customer engagement and capitalizing on retail's trends. Retail Pro is the chosen software platform for omni-channel strategy by retailers in over 130 countries.
Meet the leadership team behind Retail Pro and learn how we ensure that our retailers always have the most flexible and robust retail management tools for better business.
As CEO, Kerry is responsible for the vision, expansion and leadership of Retail Pro International. Kerry brings over 20 years of experience in the application software industry. He has held senior executive roles at Hotel Information Systems, Avantos, Kadiri and most recently, Sage Software. Throughout his career, Kerry has created, developed and optimized channel distribution organizations, resulting in higher levels of partner satisfaction and productivity. Kerry has deep experience in international business, having lived abroad and engineered joint venture projects in China, Mexico, Brazil and Europe. With a proven record of ethical and responsible management, coupled with the ability to inspire, Kerry has succeeded in bringing businesses to the next level. Kerry was awarded a B.S. degree from The University of California, Berkeley and certifications from the Crosby Quality Management College.
Mike Bishop has over 30 years of experience as a leader, technology executive, innovator, problem solver, trainer, educator, and consultant. During his career he has experienced increasing levels of responsibility by working closely with executives and operations management leaders from key Global 2000 companies focused on technology, manufacturing, distribution, retail, direct marketing and e-commerce. While an officer in the United States Air Force, Mike oversaw one of their largest and most successful software development contracts, and served on the faculty of the United States Air Force Academy as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics. His software development experience includes a myriad of languages and platforms spanning various industries and disciplines. He is a member of the State Bar of California, an adjunct law professor, and an experienced Six Sigma Black Belt instructor and consultant. His degrees include a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Washington, an M.S. in Computer Science from Pacific Lutheran University, and a B.S. and J.D. from NWCU Law.
Bill is responsible for providing services leadership for Retail Pro International. Bill brings more than 30 years of technology and management experience from single store to enterprise level software solutions. He works closely with business leaders, research and development, client services teams and collaborates with business partners and clients worldwide to develop and maintain world class service offering. Before joining Retail Pro, Bill owned and operated his own company consulting, selling, implementing and servicing the software and hardware needs of retail and hospitality entrepreneurs in northern California. Bill has a proven track record delivering Retail Pro software services solutions to our partners and customers.
Bevin Manian joined Retail Pro International as Regional Director for the Middle East region, and has been working tirelessly to solidify RPI growth strategy and expansion in the ME market. Today, as the VP of Channel Sales for Middle East, India, South East Asia and China markets, Bevin focuses on building brand equity in these regions by creating profitable and long lasting relationships with the regional Business Partners, and delivering on RPI's service standards. With over 17 years of experience in the retail industry and the Middle East, as well as Enterprise Application experience, management skills and business development, he has been successfully building upon the extraordinary growth we experienced within these regions.
Terry Marlink brings a broad spectrum of experience, having worked with large multinational corporations as well as small start-up companies in the manufacturing and educational sectors. Prior to joining Retail Pro International as Vice President of Finance, Terry's leadership as President at The Art Institute of Sacramento, an Arts and Design college, saw the Institute grow from approximately 750 students to over 1,200 students. Terry also served as the Vice President of Finance at The Art Institutes International – West Region (12 colleges), and Director of Administrative and Financial Services at The Art Institute of Portland during his nine-year tenure with The Art Institutes system. Terry’s previous experience of more than fifteen years in manufacturing included General Electric, RR Donnelley & Sons, Stryker Corporation and MTI Inc., in a variety of executive and leadership positions including Director of Finance, Controller, Manager – Corporate Cost and Inventory Accounting, and Manager of Affiliate Accounting. Terry earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Hope College and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland.
Michael Gallaher has over 30 years of experience in software development, technology, management, and education. He has worked with Retail Pro since 2004 as a developer, dev ops engineer, architect, and team lead. He is one of the core developers that designed and implemented the Retail Pro Prism architecture. Since 2019, he has been leading and managing the development team and acting as a technology evangelist for the Retail Pro Prism architecture and product. Michael works with the internal production team as well as Retail Pro Business Partners and customers to understand and create and implement solutions to the retail challenges they face. He has worked as a technology consultant, IT manager, educator, and software developer over the course of his career. He attended Walla Walla Collage in WA and has held certifications from Microsoft (MCSD, MCSA, MCSE), Novell (CNA, CNE, CNI), Oracle (DBA), Embarcadero (CTE, CTT), CompTIA (A+, Network+), and others.
I sincerely believe that one of the main drivers of Retail Pro's success - and one that sets us a considerable distance apart from our competitors - is our deep enthusiasm for working in tandem with our Customers, unmatched Business Partners and Alliance Partners. In view of that, I would like to clearly state our commitment to operating as a unified global community.
A community atmosphere affords us with an environment ideal for reciprocal relationships to flourish. Garnering unique perspectives and insights about our product offerings allows us to consistently add new features and functionalities engineered to address the needs of even the most unusual retailers. As a result, the Retail Pro software becomes increasingly comprehensive and intuitive year-by-year, continuously building on our flexibility hallmark.
For over two decades, Retail Pro has brought unsurpassed automation to a diverse mix of specialty retailers from nearly every corner of the world. Over a quarter million of diverse end-users across the globe take advantage of the agility and reliability of our product. Our retail software solutions supply an extensive armory of tools designed to help simplify every-day store operations, aid in customer retention, and ready businesses for profitability and growth.
I do not consider Retail Pro International to be just another business entity. Rather, it is our focus on global citizenship which allows us to gain in-depth understandings and shape close connections with a network of community members worldwide. It is my hope that you continue to share in our collective plans for mutual growth, so we can ensure that retail business thrives powered by Retail Pro, now and in the future.
Retail Pro is always seeking talented and innovative employees to contribute their expertise at our corporate offices or Business Partner locations. With Retail Pro corporate offices in the US, satellite operations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and over 90 Business Partner offices across the globe, you can find a fulfilling career with Retail Pro no matter where you are or where you want to be.
Is Retail Pro International not currently hiring in your desired field? Our international Business Partners may have openings.
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