Meet the management team!
WE LOVE SPORTS! SportsSignup's management team is an experienced and energetic crew that strives to maintain a fun and efficient work environment. Everyone at SportsSignup® is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that your sports organization is operating efficiently and that you are making the best use of our sports registration software, and coach background checking services.
Anthony Bruno, CEO
Anthony is our coach and chief executive officer. Anthony brings more than 15 years of experience in helping grow early-stage companies into market leaders. He most recently served as general manager of Novariant, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup that provides GPS steering and guidance systems for the agriculture, mining, and aerospace industries. Prior to Novariant, Anthony served in senior marketing and business development positions at Leica Geosystems, Vicinity Corporation (through IPO in 2000 and purchase by Microsoft in 2002), and Trimble.
Anthony holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spatial Information Engineering from the University of Maine, Orono. He lives in Lake George, NY, with his family of 6 (including the pup).
John Haller, Founder & President
John is our center-midfielder. John founded SportsSignup in 2003 and is currently responsible for overall operations of the company and product development. John was co-founder of MapInfo Corporation (now Pitney Bowes MapInfo) and served 14 years as CTO, developing eight generations of software products. He was also co-founder and President of NearMe (purchased by Hands-On Mobile).
John currently spends many evenings and weekends on the sidelines of soccer fields, at track meets, and dance competitions with his extremely active kids. And, once in a while he manages to sneak away to race his sailboat on Lake George.
Matt Scarchilli, Founder & Vice President Sales
Matt is our broadcaster and responsible for all sales and account management. He brings a great deal of club experience to our team. Matt was past-president of Latham Circle Soccer Club (>1,400 players).
Matt worked in pharmaceutical sales up until co-founding SportsSignup. Interests include running, playing soccer, and watching his children - ages 17, 15, and 13 - play sports. Matt's goals are to raise his children to be productive members of society and to create a successful business using a product that will assist volunteers managing sports.
Matt has an AAS in Chemical Technology and a BS in Pharmacy (in case any of us has medical needs!) He is married 20+ years...wow!
Michael LeBow, Vice President Business Development
Mike is our national spokesman and is responsible for expanding our brand. He brings 15 years of web-based league administration experience to the team, as the former founder of a service in the same space. An industry veteran, Mike was a leader in the Software-as-a-Service model for recreational sports.
Mike keeps busy with two active daughters. While not in the office, he enjoys taking trips in his Prius with the family, playing hockey, and an occasional round of golf wearing his favorite red sweater draped on his shoulders.
Mike played collegiate soccer and has a BS Kinesiology/Physiology (yes, feel free to conduct a search that one) from CSU Hayward.
Russell Clavoe, Director of Software Development
Russell is our Commissioner and keeps everything running in the background. All those codes and moving parts don't get created and updated without him! Russell graduated from Clarkson University in 2003. Worked at RBS 2000 in Cherry Valley, NY until 2005 when he joined SportsSignup.
He has served faithfully ever since. Russell lives in rural upstate NY where he spends his time cycling, splitting firewood and keeping his young children from destroying his home.He enjoys walks on the beach and candle lit dinners.
Nicole DePasquale, Director Customer Service
Nicole is responsible for the support team, which handles all customer service and support requests. She is a Certified USA Track and Field (USATF) Official, USATF Vice President Youth Athletics and was USATF Youth Chair. Nicole has a long history of sports involvement - Meet Director USATF Adirondack Association, Meet Director Regional Junior Olympics, and Averill Park Road Runners Treasurer/VP/Board President - to name a few. Her favorite sports to play are basketball and soccer....but her favorite sports to watch are football and track.
Nicole has a BSN Education/AAS Nursing.
Jodi Murphy, Director of Marketing
Jodi is our cheerleader. Jodi is responsible for the overall marketing of SportsSignup's products. Without her you wouldn't have heard about us! She brings over 15 years marketing experience - including many years at Scholastic, Inc. and attended Pace University's Lubin School of Business for a B.S. in Professional Communications.
Jodi is also known as "gunner"...she is the first basketball player to score a 3 point shot (when it was implemented...yes she's that old) in her High School's history. She enjoys playing softball and spends many many hours a week watching her daughter cheer. Jodi is an avid cook and attempts to go for a run most mornings before starting her day at SportsSignup.