The Paladin business approach relies on the dedication of experienced IT professionals, project managers, and subject matter experts. By hiring employees with backgrounds in transportation, local government, natural resources and habitat conservation planning, Paladin provides the industry-specific knowledge necessary to help our clients overcome their unique IT challenges.
Jeff Pavey – Sales Executive
Jeff Pavey joined Paladin in 2010 to support business development and product implementation for the Panoramic product line. Jeff’s focus is on Paladin’s growing client base of local government and regional transportation agencies. Jeff is responsible for identifying opportunities, assessing agency needs and providing a targeted application of the Panoramic technology framework for each client. Before coming to Paladin, Jeff spent seven years in the nonprofit sector as a policy analyst, managing policy development and overseeing federal grant programs for a large regional land trust and conservation organization. Jeff has experience working with the public sector and stakeholder groups to implement policies that engender change at the local, state and federal level. Jeff holds a Master Degree of Public Policy from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Brian Pursel – Lead Architect
Brian Pursel joined Paladin in 1999 and has lead the design and development of Panoramic since 2003. Brian has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and has been designing and building software for the last 25 years. Prior to joining Paladin, Brian worked as a lead on various DoD software projects for the US Navy. While at Paladin, Brian worked with NOAA Fisheries, dot com startups, and insurance providers. It was his work with NOAA Fisheries in 2001-2002 that caught the attention of Paladin executives who were starting development of Panoramic. Together with a small group of talented engineers, Brian continues to lead the design and development of Panoramic.
Kelly Luna – Senior Software Developer
Kelly Luna joined Paladin in 1998 and has supported a variety of projects including Panoramic and custom software for NOAA Fisheries. Kelly has extensive software development experience with both C# and Java languages.
Kelly has a degree in Environmental Biology from California State University Fresno. Prior to his career in software engineering, Kelly served as an environmental scientist in California and Washington State.