Leadership

Leadership

Meet Our Leadership Team

We are a team of creative strategic thinkers who care about our client’s goals. Software developers, graphic designers, content writers and thought leaders in financial services make us a team that cares about pushing the envelope for our clients.

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Ben Pankonin

CEO / Cofounder

Ben Pankonin

The co-founder of Social Assurance, Ben, consulted for banks, brokerages and financial firms in the area of IT management and software prior to forming Social Assurance.

He led sales and marketing efforts for hyper growth on the Inc 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies for Five Nines Technology Group as the Director of Business Development and is a 2012 Pipeline Entrepreneur Fellow. Ben’s background in enterprise security and software bring a unique perspective to social media solutions.

Ben’s thought leadership in enterprise technology has been featured in publications such as the Financial Brand, CRN, Credit Union Times, Omaha World Herald and the Midlands Business Journal and he frequently speaks on the use of technology in the enterprise. Ben studied Business and Computer Science at Nebraska Wesleyan University completing his Bachelor’s degree.

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Matt Secoske

CTO / Cofounder

Matt Secoske

Matt is co-founder of Social Assurance and the architect of the Social Assurance platform. He has extensive experience in payment processing transaction systems with ACI and others and has served as the lead architect for healthcare software systems. Matt’s previously led development for silicon valley based social media startup, Twylah. Matt frequently speaks about software and database architecture, led the formation of the Omaha Bar Camp, and is an active leader and presenter in the Open Source development community.

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Adam Cook

Senior Developer

Adam Cook

Adam has been developing and deploying enterprise applications for the past 14 years. Before starting at Social Assurance he led development of a remote patient monitoring system. Adam has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Staci Dudley

Operations Manager

Staci Dudley

Staci has over a decade of experience in herding cats in the IT, sales and marketing arenas. Prior to joining the Social Assurance team, Staci provided agency project management support for Albers Communications Group coordinating national print and digital PR and marketing campaigns. Additionally, she has worked for MSI Systems Integrators and Sirius Computer Solutions in a variety of sales operations management roles. Staci holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Nebraska – Omaha and is a PMI Certified Associate Project Manager.

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Kent Seevers

Content Strategist

Kent Seevers

A native Nebraskan who knows how to use an Oxford Comma, Kent is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He and his wife Jenny, dog Simon live in Lincoln. He enjoys acting, singing, writing and attending trendy concerts. His use of power tools is particularly noteworthy.

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