Our Management Team
Paroon Chadha Co-founder and CEO
Paroon Chadha co-founded Passageways in 2003 and continues to lead its business strategy. He was named one of the top 10 Young Professionals Under 40 by Tippy Connect, Indiana. Mr. Chadha is a frequent speaker at conferences and is published widely by Inc. Magazine, Bank Systems and Technologies, Credit Union Times, and Bank Technology News. His previous experiences include consulting roles at Prudential Financial and sales roles at Wipro Ltd.
Paroon serves on the Indiana University's Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center Board. He also serves on the Board of Youwecan, a non-profit for creating cancer awareness in India. Paroon has an engineering degree from Punjab Engineering College and an MBA from Purdue University.
A perfect day for Paroon and his wife Gauri would be to take Richard Branson and Tiger Woods out to a cricket game.
Gail J. Koehler Chief Operating Officer
Gail Koehler is the COO of Passageways and has served in that capacity since the company was founded in 2003. Gail is also the Executive Vice President at Purdue Federal Credit Union in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Gail championed Purdue Federal's investment in Passageways, LLC through their CUSO, and the credit union's installation of the employee portal. The portal revolutionized communication and collaboration, providing staff, management and volunteers with an interactive tool to conduct all types of business functions related to credit unions.
Gail has held management positions in financial institutions for over 30 years. Her experience with delivery channels and operations at the credit union and in the retail banking arena provide her with a broad understanding of consumers and staff and their attitude toward both new and "tried and true" technologies.
A perfect day for Gail is spent with her husband, John, attending sporting events and visiting with her children and grandchildren.
Anne Wertz Vice President, Customer Support
Anne Wertz is the Customer Support Manager at Passageways. She joined Passageways in February, 2005 as a Technical Support Specialist. After serving customers in that capacity, she joined the developer team as a QA Specialist. Her passion for Customer Service brought her back into Customer Support as a Manager. Ms. Wertz earned her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Ball State University. She brings to Passageways over 5 years of programming experience and over 15 years of customer service experience.
A perfect day for Anne is a sunny hot day on the lake reading a good book.
Stephanie Scott Vice President, Customer Experience
Stephanie Scott leads the Customer Success Management team at Passageways. She joined Passageways in 2007 with 13 years of customer service experience in multiple business sectors including legal and financial services. She now serves as Vice President leading customer success and account growth across our customer base. Since joining Passageways, she has worked with customers to implement over 300 portals and strategic projects. Ms. Scott has a Bachelor's Degree from Purdue University.
A perfect day for Stephanie is spent with family at any sporting event.
Rob Gevers Director, Software Development
Rob manages the software development department at Passageways. Rob joined Passageways in 2011 as a software developer. He has been writing code full time for 10 years in a number of roles from database analyst to simulation engineer. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science from Purdue University. During his academic tenure, Rob specialized in information security and graph theory and had an opportunity to work on several research projects including an analysis of the next generation of aviation surveillance technologies as well as identifying clusters in protein-protein interaction networks. He brings a diverse background to the team enjoys working on challenging problems. Rob also tutors elementary students in computer science and programming when projects allow for the time.
A perfect day for Rob is flying in the morning, dirt bikes in the afternoon, and an evening in the shop.
Anthony Dunkley Director, Business Development
Anthony leads Passageways' business development team. Anthony specializes in developing sales strategies, building sales teams, and expanding sales revenue. Anthony has been in direct sales and sales leadership roles since 2000. Anthony has spent the last seven years leading a sales team focused on the delivery of board portal solutions. A pioneer in the board portal solution industry, Anthony has implemented these solutions at organizations across multiple business verticals and asset classes across North America. Anthony has been instrumental in conception, design and on-going enhancements to Passageways' Board Portal solution.
Born and raised near Toronto, Canada Anthony earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Trent University.
A perfect day for Anthony is one spent with family and friends at the lake.
Ratul Shah Director, Product Management
Ratul leads the Product Management and Product Marketing departments for Passageways. Ratul joined Passageways in 2012. He earned his Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and his Master's of Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business. He is Pragmatic Marketing certified with over 10 years of Product Management experience with high growth technology companies. Ratul is passionate about bringing products to market that customer love to use that solve market problems.
Ratul also serves as a Board of Director for Animalia, an organization dedicated to connecting people to animals and nature.
A perfect day for Ratul would be spending time with his family at Disney World.