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The KPA Executive Team & Investors

Our investors and executive leadership team have experience building enterprise-scale SaaS technology for companies like IBM, GE, and ADP. We’re deeply committed to creating cloud software, training, and services to help our customers achieve regulatory compliance; controlling risk; protecting assets; and effectively hiring, training, managing, and retaining top talent. 

Chris Fanning

President and Chief Executive Officer

Chris was appointed KPA’s President & Chief Executive Officer in 2019 to drive the growth of the company’s environmental, health and safety solutions.

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Michael Bruns

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Bruns is a finance and operating executive with over 25 years of experience building, funding, and advising software companies from start-up through IPO or sale.

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Brandi Vandegriff

Chief Technology Officer

Brandi’s primary goal at KPA is to improve the client experience by delivering enterprise-scale systems designed to improve both internal / external client experiences while continually driving growth and reducing operational costs.

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Marty Smith

Vice President, Customer Success

Marty leads the KPA operations team that includes client success, field consulting, software implementation and support services.

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Kathryn Carlson

Vice President, Product Management

Since joining the company in 2009, Kathryn has focused developing compliance and workforce management solutions that combine innovative software, online training and on-site audit/loss control services and expanding KPA solutions into multiple markets.

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Abe Cohen

Chief Marketing Officer

Abe leads the KPA marketing team across all functions including strategy, branding, advertising, demand generation, events, corporate communications and digital marketing.

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Deren Boyd

SVP New Markets

Deren Boyd serves as SVP New Markets, where he is responsible for the KPA growth strategy and expansion into new industries. Deren also oversees the direction for KPA EHS software, with focus on innovative new feature development based on client input and market demands.

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Drew Sloan

Senior Vice President of Sales

Drew leads KPA’s sales efforts to deliver cutting edge software solutions to KPA’s client base. He brings a track record of building and leading high performing sales teams that are grounded in the principles of integrity, trust, and competence.

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Providence Equity Partners


Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $58 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses.

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