Leadership
Samuel J. Villanti - President and CEO
Sam joined UTC RETAIL as President and CEO in 1998 and led the management buy-out of UTC from Tridex Corporation in 2000. Sam has more than twenty years of management experience in the Point of Service industry. Sam previously held leadership positions with Axiohm IPB, Price Waterhouse Management Consulting Services and NCR Corporation. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and a member of the Board of Directors with Ontario County United Way and Flower City Habitat for Humanity.
   
Karen L. F. Palmer - Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Karen joined UTC RETAIL in 1997. Prior to joining UTC, Karen was the CFO of Edicon Systems Division, Eastman Technology Corp. Throughout her career she has held a variety of accounting and financial positions. Karen has more than twenty years of financial management experience.
   
   Kathy Kiely-Skaggs - Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Kathy joined UTC RETAIL in 2011 and has more than 25 years experience in the retail industry, including store operations, retail credit, consulting, marketing and software sales. Prior to UTC RETAIL, Kathy held senior sales positions at Activant Solutions, MICROS-Retail and The Retail Equation. Kathy's extensive retail software domain expertise encompasses POS, Merchandising, Loss Prevention/Analytics, CRM, Gift Card, Loyalty and Sales Audit.
   
David F. Smith - Vice President & General Manager of Software and Services
David joined UTC RETAIL in 2009 and brings to our company over 25 years executive experience in retail and IT management, store operations merchant host systems, implementation, and total retail support. David was Vice President of Store Systems for Goody's Family Clothing, a 1.3 billion dollar per year specialty retailer, serving the family apparel market. David brings a unique mix of Merchant and Store Operations experience along with his years of IT experience.
   
Julie A. Sheehan - Director of Human Resources

Julie joined UTC RETAIL in December 2012. Julie has her PHR cerfication and more than 10 years of Human Resource Management experience in the Manufacturing, Science and Technology industries.