LeRoy Pingho, Chair & CEO

LeRoy Pingho is the Chair and CEO of Overture Technologies - a quickly growing mortgage and higher education software solutions firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. LeRoy Pingho

Additionally, Mr. Pingho is the Founder and CEO of Great Elm Solutions ('GES'), a management consulting firm based in the Washington DC area. Mr. Pingho has held senior executive positions in entrepreneurial as well as Fortune 100 financial services and telecommunications companies. He has envisioned, built, managed and controlled major organizations and large-scale multi-year capital and operating budgets. Mr. Pingho has specific expertise in executive management, planning and analysis, and applications development/implementation. In addition he has been responsible for turn-around opportunities, M&A activity, recapitalizations, budget development and control, marketing and branding, and resource management.

Prior to GES, Mr. Pingho founded PAC, Inc., - a Management and IT Consultancy. Serving as Founder and CEO from its inception in mid-2002, Mr. Pingho organically grew the company from two initial resources to a company of over 1,500 associates with top line revenue of over $150M by 3Q2007. PAC primarily served the Financial Services industry and was instrumental in implementing and delivering on multiple critical projects for their Fortune 50 clients. PAC was bought by a public firm in November 2007.

Previously, LeRoy held Senior Vice President and Vice President roles at industry-leading Charles Schwab and Fannie Mae, where he was pivotal in strategic business and technology, large application development, new process and product development, resource management, customer support and executive management. As an executive, LeRoy led enterprise-wide organizations that were responsible for trading and treasury systems, analytic and debt servicing groups, back-office operations and investment accounting resources, and industry-leading capital markets analysts. LeRoy was also instrumental in setting up and leading custom college trainee programs, and concurrently served on several industry-wide advisory boards.

Previously, LeRoy's 13 years of service at MCI Telecommunications included a career that spanned cellular operations and billing, accounts receivable, credit and collections, new product development, finance and concluded as the executive responsible for MCI's first enterprise-wide Client Services organization.

LeRoy serves on several Boards and Advisory committees, and is very active in both the corporate and non-profit arenas. LeRoy co-chaired Fannie Mae's highly successful Help the Homeless campaigns, and has served/serves on the Boards of The Washington Hospital Center, FundWell, Bicycle Financial, MetroStar Systems, Peer Health Exchange, Imagination Stage, the National Center for Children & Families, Kratos Global Strategies, The Bullis School, Visible Men, Samhita, CUP International, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Washington Area Women's Foundation. LeRoy is also the Founder and President of Upward Bound Foundation.

Mr. Pingho and his wife Anne live in Potomac, Maryland, along with their three children - Jordan, Haley, Maya, and a 3-year-old chocolate lab. The family is active in all aspects of their local community.