Jerry oversees the daily management of COAST Systems delivery and support, with additional responsibility for business development, accounting, finance, and overall operations. He also plays an integral role in the development of the company’s strategic initiatives, while ensuring exceptional customer focus and execution. Jerry joined COAST Systems in August 2016 as vice president of business development. Prior to that, he provided technical and business leadership across multiple software and consulting companies. He has worked in many industries, including banking, regulatory, mortgage, government, medical, manufacturing, and e-commerce. After serving in the United States Army, Jerry majored in Computer Science at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina and began his career as a software developer in large-scale banking.
Executive Vice President of Engineering
John is executive vice president of engineering and co-founder of COAST Systems with an emphasis on engineering and technical services. He brings over 30 years of experience within the plastics industry sector in many fields specializing in systems control engineering: LEAN, TPM, OEE, 5S, CMMS deployment, SPC methodologies, processing, and operations. John holds his bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering and has also completed many additional university courses and advanced education certificates focused on manufacturing engineering and plastics technologies. John also serves on the Society of Plastics Engineers Board of Directors and is a member of its Executive Committee.
Executive Vice President of Technology
As executive vice president of technology and co-founder, Paul is responsible for the design, development, and architecture of an enterprise-class, cloud-based computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software package used by thousands of people in more than 40 countries around the world. As the lead software engineer, Paul is uniquely responsible for transforming cutting-edge ideas and designs into an actual usable solution. Throughout this process, Paul makes decisions on how to best scale our technology, produce the best performance from our resources, and provide the best product and service as competently as possible.
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Scott is the Acting CFO of Coast Systems. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) with over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting at industry-leading companies. Scott began his accounting career as an auditor with the Big Four firm, Ernst & Young. After auditing, Scott worked with several mid-sized and large companies that were reorganizing to meet the challenges of the next level of growth, including Marriot Vacation Club and Ryland Homes (now Lennar). Scott earned a master’s degree in Accounting from Florida State University in 1992. He is a founding Board member of the Alliance of Mergers & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) Tampa Bay Chapter and the Private Director’s Association Tampa Chapter. Scott also serves on the Boards of the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind.
Vice President of Business Development
As vice president of business development, Bill Cunha oversees all sales and marketing functions. He works closely with the executive team and all employees at COAST to develop and execute strategies that lead to continual growth. Bill joined the COAST team in August of 2019, bringing with him over 35 years of sales and management experience. He has worked in multiple industries, including consumer goods, spirits, and security products. Bill holds a bachelor of science degree in Business from the University of Rhode Island.