Tim Bernardez, President
Tim Bernardez is a nine-year veteran of Corrigo and brings 25+ years of leadership and management experience to the organization, with a strong mix of management, operations and marketing savvy. Prior to his time with Corrigo, Tim worked with big-footprint Fortune 500 corporations as well as nimble, disruptive start-ups. Tim was named “Top 1%” at telecom giant Sprint and has steered the growth of communications start-ups like DialCall and Nextel. Tim has also spearheaded high profile initiatives such as support of the 1996 Olympics and the creation of the largest 3rd party provider network within the wireless industry
Tim received his BS in Technical Management from DeVry University and extensive executive leadership training from Georgetown University and Georgia Tech.
Dr. David Rainton, EVP, Technology
David Rainton joined Corrigo as a founder in 1999 and leads the company’s multinational engineering, product management, and operations teams. David pioneered the advances in the user interface technologies and web solution design that made Corrigo’s solutions possible. His background combines career experience in mobile field service delivery with advanced research and development responsibilities for communications industry leaders such as Motorola and Panasonic.
David has a degree in Applied Physics and Electronics from Durham University, England, and a PhD in Computer Speech Recognition from Cambridge University.
Jack Watkinson, EVP, Strategy
As Corrigo’s Strategy Executive, Jack leads the organization’s strategic planning, technology roadmap, business development and international activities. Joining Corrigo in 2013, Jack has served as Corrigo’s SVP of Enterprise Sales and EVP Strategic Operations & Intelligence and was named Head of Strategy in 2018. Under Jack’s leadership, Corrigo has achieved industry-leading revenue growth and transformed itself into a global organization. Prior to Corrigo, Jack held leadership roles in Strategy and Finance at The ServiceMaster Company where he led the firm’s financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial strategy efforts.
Jack has a degree in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego and resides in the Dallas, TX area with his wife and three children.
Lyle Newkirk, EVP, Finance and Administration
Lyle Newkirk is responsible for managing the company’s financial and administrative operations. Prior to joining Corrigo in April 2008, Lyle served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CareCentric, a provider of back office and clinical software and services to the home health and long-term care markets. At CareCentric, Lyle was instrumental in their transformation from a traditional upfront software licensing vendor to a provider of software as a service and provider of multiple mission-critical business services. Before joining CareCentric, Lyle served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for T/R Systems, an international provider of software for the document management market. At T/R, Lyle led the team in a highly successful initial public offering. Prior to T/R, Lyle managed the Finance area at Peachtree Software, a leading provider of accounting software for small businesses. Overall, Lyle has over 30 years of financial management experience, primarily in the technology industry.
Lyle received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University.
Rick Michaux, Founder and Executive Chairman
Rick Michaux is a veteran of the web and wireless technology industry and has worked with the building service industry for almost 20 years. Prior to founding Corrigo, Rick held a series of senior roles at Motorola where his responsibilities spanned advanced wireless, web and call center technologies. At Motorola, he met the other founders of Corrigo.
Rick has an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, a Master’s degree from George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia. He is a frequent speaker on the future of technology and services best practices at industry conferences such as BOMA, IFMA, NMHC, RFMA, PRSM and Realcomm.