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Leadership and Core Values
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Sam is the CEO and Co-Founder of Liventus, Inc. While serving as the CEO and Managing Partner of ECS Financial Services in 2002, Sam created Liventus to help serve the needs of ECS Financial and Beacon Funding. After seeing how valuable the services offered by Liventus were to those two companies, Sam decided to offer the company’s expertise to outside organizations who were looking to increase efficiency, enhance security, and drive productivity.
Sam holds the professional designations of CPA, CMA, and CLP. He earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Western Illinois University in 1977 and later he earned an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1989. A few of his other achievements include: AOC Financial Executive of the Year in 2002, University of Illinois Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame inductee in 2007, Western Illinois University Distinguished Alumni in 2008, and Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award (TOYP) presented by the city of Osaka Japan in 1989.
Sam currently serves on the President’s advisory board at Western Illinois University. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Harris Bank Glencoe for 12 years and was also a director and officer of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Executive Board.
In addition to his role as the CEO at Liventus, Sam also heads several other successful companies, including ECS Financial Services, Beacon Funding, EmbroideryDesigns.com, SVGDesigns.com, Great Notions, Ann the Gran, and is the property owner of the Randolph Office Center – a state-of-the-art office, residential, and retail development in Chicago’s West Loop.
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Dan co-founded Liventus, Inc. in 2002 as a spin off of ECS Financial Services, Inc. alongside current CEO, Samuel Oliva.
Initially, Dan spearheaded software development. His role then expanded to include the Information Technology Director role, managing technology across Liventus’ family of organizations, including ECS Financial Services and Beacon Funding. Dan was integral in designing and implementing many mission-critical systems and was instrumental in building the Liventus DataCenter, Liventus IT Helpdesk, and the entire technology infrastructures for three separate companies under shared ownership.
Dan has significant software development and business competencies in the Fintech, Loyalty & Engagement, Financing & Leading, and eCommerce industries. He has programmed, architected, and currently oversees complex high-volume and mission-critical custom software systems that conduct over a billion dollars annually. In addition, Dan has played a key role in business and website acquisitions as well as internal systems development.
Dan graduated from American University in Washington, DC a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems. He also holds many Microsoft programming certifications.
When he is not in the office, Dan is spending time with his wife and children or helping raise money for causes close to him including EB Research and Cancer Research.
EVP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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Danielle Dolloff is the Executive Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she is responsible for pursuing new partnerships and identifying new business opportunities and growth initiatives.
Danielle has over 25 years of experience in leading teams, driving growth, and constructing efficient processes. She is an accomplish business executive with a proven track-record of delivering operational excellence and business expansion to maximize revenues and profit margins.
Prior to joining Liventus, Danielle was EVP of Sales and Marketing for L.A. Gem and Jewelry Design. Previously, she held leadership roles at Speedo, Sport Chalet, and Sears.
She received her Masters of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from St. Cloud State University.
EVP OF CLIENT RELATIONS
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Tim Dolloff is the Executive Vice President of Client Engagement. Since joining Liventus in 2017, Tim has overseen the open source and eCommerce development teams, with a focus on driving positive client relationships and delivering leading-edge products for those clients.
Tim has a wealth of experience in software consulting. He served in various roles in the space since 1998, including a his role as the Founder and CEO of DLS Software Studios – a company specializing in software development, website design and development, e-commerce solutions, and mobile app services. DLS was acquired by Liventus in 2017 to increase its capability in serving clients.
Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Columbia College of Missouri and a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.
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Since 1997 Raveendra has been working in the IT industry, software development, and product-based technology organizations. He has managed large teams (both technical and QA team) spread across multiple geographical locations – India, USA, UK and APAC regions.
Raveendra started as a Software Developer in Siemens Communications Software and had progressed on to the role of Director of Engineering at HID Global before joining the Liventus family in 2018.
His career spans over 2 decades and is comprised of close to 9 years at Cegedim in New Jersey. At Cegedim, he worked as an Architect, responsible for product architecture, management and, the delivery of products. Before relocating to Bangalore, he was involved in setting up Cegedim’s Bangalore global R&D technical centre for Software Services Delivery and Product Development. He then moved into a senior management role at that centre.
At HID Global, Raveendra joined as the Director of Engineering. Starting with a team of just few software professionals built up to a highly capable team of over 100 employees. He joined the Liventus family in 2018 as the Senior Director Software Engineering and then progressed on to Head the India office.
Raveendra holds a Bachelors degree in Information Science from Bangalore University, is a graduate of the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) and also a Microsoft Certified Application Developer.