Dave Ferrick

Dave Ferrick

President & CEO

As CEO of Agero, Dave Ferrick oversees business development and operational strategies for Agero’s growing global portfolio of roadside, accident management and telematics offerings.

Dave’s broad-ranging expertise, thought leadership, and focus on innovation have played a key role in Agero’s growing market share and rise to prominence as an industry leader. For over 25 years, Dave has utilized his deep experience in sales, account management, product management, contact center operations and data analytics to keep the business moving forward.

Starting his Agero career in the call center and moving through the ranks to CEO, Dave has intensive hands-on experience in every aspect of our business.

B.S./Doctorate of Law •  Suffolk University
Graduate • Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program

Emma Barnes Brown

Emma Barnes Brown

Chief People Officer

Emma is putting her two decades of strategic talent experience to good use addressing Agero’s growing need to attract and develop premier talent.

Talent advisory and corporate strategy expertise are essential in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace, and Emma’s strengths in both these areas – and her energy – are helping us take advantage of a growing range of existing and emerging opportunities.

Formerly with Cimpress, Koko FitClub, Monitor Group, ghSMART

M.B.A. • Harvard Business School
Bachelor of Commerce, Finance • Queen’s University, Canada
Honors B.A., Mathematics/Economics • Queen’s University, Canada

Jeff Blecher

Jeffrey Blecher

Chief Strategy Officer

Jeff is our go-to person for ongoing development of Agero’s long-range strategic plans and objectives.

His talent, enthusiasm, and track record for identifying and evaluating both organic and acquisitive growth opportunities make him a key player in Agero’s growing reputation as an industry leader. He joined us after a decade as a consultant to senior executives from Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms and startups on strategic, operational and technology related issues.

Formerly with The Parthenon Group and Sapient

B.A. Economics • Dartmouth College
M.B.A with Distinction, Edward Tuck Scholar •  Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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Beth Davidson

Beth Davidson

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Beth brings over 20 years of consumer and customer marketing strategy experience.

In her role, Beth oversees all of our go-to-market B2B2C activities, developing products and promoting them to clients to better serve end consumers across all lines of business. Prior to joining Agero, Beth worked on the biggest consumer and customer strategy challenges of Fortune 100 companies from Coca-Cola to Merck to Microsoft. She was equally based in Boston, London and Johannesburg giving her perspectives on different go-to-market strategies and B2B2C scenarios from around the globe.

When not working, Beth can be found on a golf course where she serves on the board of the LPGA Amateurs and desperately tries to keep her handicap in the teens.

Formerly with Monitor Group

B.S. with concentrations in Chemistry, Economics and Marketing • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Bill Gerraughty

Bill Gerraughty

Chief Financial Officer

Bill is helping us drive the transformation of our business and the industry.

Bill brings his impressive leadership and management experience in international finance and operations with technology companies and private equity-backed software firms to his role leading our finance and facilities functions. Bill is building strong partnerships with key stakeholders, and his background in software and technology industry tech-enabled service companies will be highly instrumental in our growth plans.

Formerly with OnProcess Technology, Sparta Systems, PWC

M.B.A. • F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business
B.S. Accounting • Babson College
C.P.A.

Bernie Gracy

Bernie Gracy

Chief Digital Officer

Bernie holds seven patents, with others pending. So he’s right at home with all aspects of technology development, architecture, infrastructure, and innovation for a rapidly evolving ecosystem powered by digital, mobile, the cloud, location-based services, and IoT.

As Chief Digital Officer, Bernie's 30 years of technology experience, energy and insight are helping Agero drive new product/platform introduction, client delivery, and the establishment of new software-enabled business models.

Formerly with Cimpress, Pitney Bowes

B.S.E., Computer Science and Engineering •  University of Connecticut
M.S. Computer Science • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. eCommerce • The University of Maryland

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George Horvat

George Horvat

Chief Operations Officer

As our Chief Operations Officer, George is responsible for end-to-end operations of our closely intertwined Network and Contact Center functions.

George brings over 25 years of Fortune 500 experience as a results-driven executive in manufacturing, quality, and maintenance. His strong focus on collaboration, change, and innovation has produced exceptional accomplishments in strategic planning, lean optimization, M&As, P&L, price/cost management, and sales and marketing. His leadership skills are helping drive Agero’s continuing journey toward operational excellence, delivering more consistent, high quality end-to-end experiences for our consumers while building stronger relationships with our service providers.

Formerly with Wayfair, Cimpress, TRMI

B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering • Youngstown State University

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Peter Necheles

Peter Necheles

Chief Legal Officer
SVP, Corporate Development

Peter’s resume is impressive, and his impact on Agero even more so.

His good judgment and detailed insight drive our corporate development activities, including strategic relationships and acquisitions. We also rely on his skill and experience for legal services such as regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, and general corporate matters. 

Formerly with Solectron Corporation, Stream International, WilmerHale, and the Clinton Administration as a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Treasury

B.A. English •  Colby College
Juris Doctor Degree •  University of Pennsylvania Law School

Cathy Orrico

Cathy Orrico

Chief Client Officer

Cathy focuses her many talents on furthering Agero’s strategic direction.

She’s using her many years of automotive industry experience to help our clients transform the customer experience in innovative, meaningful, and profitable ways throughout the vehicle ownership lifecycle. With an eagle eye, she carefully oversees client services, account and sales management, contract negotiations, and training for Agero’s Insurance and Automotive business units.

Formerly with Reynolds and Reynolds

B.A., with a concentration in Economics and Marketing • Western Michigan University

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