Mr. Geygan was appointed to Climb’s Board of Directors in February 2018. Mr. Geygan is the CEO and President of Global Value Investment Corp., an investment research and advisory firm he founded in 2007. Prior to founding Global Value Investment Corp., Mr. Geygan served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at UBS Financial Services, Inc. Mr. Geygan has been in the investment management and finance industry since 1987 and is an expert in financial statement analysis. Mr. Geygan has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses at IE University in Madrid, Spain, the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Lubar School of Business, and the College of Charleston. Mr. Geygan is a member of the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) and also serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Economics. Mr. Geygan holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ms. Boren brings over 25 years of experience leading and executing finance and accounting functions for both public and private companies. Ms. Boren also has an extensive track record of spearheading M&A transactions. Ms. Boren currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Learfield’s Paciolan and Sidearm Divisions, where she has led multiple successful acquisitions, integrations, and an international divestiture. Prior to Learfield, she held multiple leadership roles at Experian and Honeywell, and also served as the Chief Financial Officer for AutoWeb (NASDAQ:AUTO). Ms. Boren is a graduate of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where she earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance.
Mr. Bryant was appointed to the Board in July 2019 and is the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as the Audit Committee. Mr. Bryant has extensive executive-level experience in the technology distribution industry, focusing on value-added distribution of electronic components and computer products globally. From April 2008 to May 2016, Mr. Bryant held executive management positions with Arrow Electronics, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of products, services, and solutions to users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, that included serving as Chief Operating Officer from May 2014 to May 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Bryant served in a series of executive-level sales, marketing and operational roles with Avnet, Inc. Mr. Bryant holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Foster joined Climb Global Solutions with over 20 years of industry and channel experience. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Foster was with Promark Technology since 1988 and served as President since 1997. Mr. Foster held various sales and product manager positions leading up to 1997 and was responsible for the strategic direction of the company along with overseeing Promark’s national sales force. With the acquisition of Promark by Ingram Micro in 2012, Mr. Foster became Executive Director and General Manager overseeing the growth strategies of the Promark emerging vendor division. Mr. Foster is a 1987 Graduate of The Rochester Institute of Technology, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Technology in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Foster also holds an Associate’s degree in electrical engineering from Alfred State University.
Ms. Gold was elected to the Board after the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee recommended her nomination in June of 2021. Ms. Gold currently serves as President & CEO of HPE Financial Services, a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) and leads the global financing and asset management organization that supports HPE’s edge-to-cloud strategy, and helps customers and partners accelerate their transformation. Prior to this role, Ms. Gold previously held senior management positions with HPE Financial Services, Compaq and AT&T. In addition to sitting on the board of Climb Global Solutions, she is also Deputy Chairperson, chair of the Nominating Committee and sits on the Risk Committee of the Hewlett Packard International Bank DAC (HPIB), a fully licensed European Bank operating in over 20 European countries with over $4.7b in assets. Ms. Gold holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University.
Mr. McCarthy was appointed to the Board in June 2019 and is the Chair of the Compensation Committee. Mr. McCarthy has extensive experience in leading successful organizations, with a particular focus in the technology industry. Mr. McCarthy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mainline Information Systems, a nationally recognized technology solution provider he joined in April 2009. Previously, Mr. McCarthy served in executive management positions with EMC, StorageApps, CNT, MCData and Virtual Iron. Mr. McCarthy is currently a member of the Operating Board for Stripes Group, and a member of the Board of Trustees for Providence College. Mr. McCarthy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Providence College.
Mr. Scorziello brings over 30 years of experience creating and building international operations for early stage and mid-size companies such as EMC when it was a sub 100-person entity. Currently, Mr. Scorziello serves as a board member, strategic advisor and investor for DC Byte, a global information service provider for the Data Center sector. In addition, Mr. Scorziello is a strategic advisor to Appvia.io as well as an Investor and Director of Cobblestone Ventures Ltd. Prior to his roles with DC Byte and Appvia, Mr. Scorziello has held a number of international leadership and general management positions with a variety of US headquartered companies including Immuta, Infinidat, Activio and IBM. Mr. Scorziello holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in accounting and finance from Isenberg School of Management.