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This excerpt taken from the RMKR DEF 14A filed Apr 21, 2006.

Executive Officers

 

The following table provides certain information with respect to our executive officers and certain key employees:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Michael Silton

   41    Chief Executive Officer and President

Steve Valenzuela

   49    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Larry Schork

   55    Vice President, Technology

Clinton Hauptmeier

   37    General Manager, Lead Generation

Robert Langer

   51    General Manager, Service Sales

 

Michael Silton has served as Chief Executive Officer since October 1997 and also served as Chairman of the Board since inception through July 2003. In 1991, he founded Rainmaker’s former business UniDirect, which specialized in the direct marketing and sales of business software.

 

Steve Valenzuela joined Rainmaker in September 2004 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Corporate Secretary in March 2005. Prior to joining Rainmaker, from February 2003 to September 2004, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the Thomas Kinkade Company, formerly Media Arts Group. From September 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Silicon Access Networks, and from February 1999 to August 2000 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PlanetRx. Prior to PlanetRx, from August 1998 to February 1999, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Chief Financial Officer for LinkExchange. Mr. Valenzuela earned an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BS degree in Accounting from San Jose State University.

 

Larry Schork joined Rainmaker in June 2004 as Vice President of Technology. Prior to joining Rainmaker, Mr. Schork was Vice President and General Manager of Information Technology for Loudcloud, Inc. from September 2000 to July 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Schork was Chief Information Officer of Metricom from April 1998 through September 2000. Prior to Metricom, he served as Chief Information Officer at Rational Software from October 1996 through November 1998. Mr. Schork has also held applications development and supply system management roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer. Mr. Schork earned a BA degree from Golden Gate University and advanced computing credentials from UC Santa Cruz.

 

Clinton Hauptmeier joined Rainmaker in February 2005 as General Manager of Lead Generation following the acquisition of Sunset Direct by Rainmaker. During his tenure at Sunset Direct from 1995 to 2005, Mr. Hauptmeier held several management positions, including VP of Sales, President and CEO. Mr. Hauptmeier began his technology sales and marketing career at Harte Hanks in 1994. Mr. Hauptmeier attended Northwest Missouri State and received a degree in Communications from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Robert Langer joined Rainmaker in May 2005 as General Manager, Service Sales. Prior to joining Rainmaker, Mr. Langer was a Partner with the Peppers & Rogers Group from April 2002 to April 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Langer was the Director of Online for Dell Computer Corporation from March 1998 to April 2001. Mr. Langer has also held management positions at Sun Microsystems. Mr. Langer earned a BA degree in Political Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

 

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This excerpt taken from the RMKR DEF 14A filed Apr 18, 2005.

Executive Officers

 

The following table provides certain information with respect to our executive officers and certain key employees:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Michael Silton

   40    Chief Executive Officer and President

Steve Valenzuela

   48    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

John Houtsma

   46    Vice President, Sales

Edwin Okumura

   40    Vice President, Marketing

Larry Schork

   54    Vice President, Technology

 

Michael Silton has served as Chief Executive Officer since October 1997 and also served as Chairman of the Board since inception through July 2003. In 1991, he founded Rainmaker’s former business UniDirect, which specialized in the direct marketing and sales of business software.

 

Steve Valenzuela joined Rainmaker in September 2004 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Corporate Secretary in March 2005. Prior to joining Rainmaker, from February 2003 to September 2004, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial officer for the Thomas Kinkade Company, formerly Media Arts Group. From September 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Silicon Access Networks, and from February 1999 to August 2000 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PlanetRx. Prior to PlanetRx, from August 1998 to February 1999, Mr. Valenzuela served as the Chief Financial Officer for LinkExchange. Mr. Valenzuela earned an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BS degree in Accounting from San Jose State University.

 

John Houtsma joined Rainmaker in March 2005 as Vice President of Sales, following the acquisition of Sunset Direct by Rainmaker. Previously, he was the chief executive officer of Sunset Direct from September 2003 to March 2005. Prior to Sunset Direct, Mr. Houtsma was Vice President of Sales at Jabber from June 2002 to August 2003. Mr. Houtsma was Executive Vice President of Sales for TightLink from June 2001 to June 2002 and Executive Vice President of Sales for Spider Technologies from January 1998 to June 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Houtsma held senior-level positions with FRx Software, Informix Software, and NCR Corporation. Mr. Houtsma holds a bachelors degree in finance, marketing and mineral land management from the University of Colorado in Boulder, as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

 

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Edwin Okamura joined Rainmaker in March 2005 as Vice President of Marketing following the acquisition of Sunset Direct by Rainmaker. Previously, Mr. Okamura was the Vice President of Marketing for Sunset Direct from June 2002 to March 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Okamura held senior-level consulting positions with TightLink from January 2002 to June 2002, and Agile Software as Director of Marketing Communications from August 2001 to January 2002. Prior to Agile Software, Mr. Okamura was the Director of Marketing for Roamware from April 2000 to August 2001. Mr. Okamura holds a B.S. in Marketing and Advertising from San Francisco State University.

 

Larry Schork joined Rainmaker in June 2004 as Vice President of Technology. Prior to joining Rainmaker, Mr. Schork was Vice President and General Manager of Information Technology for Loudcloud, Inc. from September 2000 to July 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Schork was Chief Information Officer of Metricom from April 1998 through September 2000. Prior to Metricom, he served as Chief Information Officer at Rational Software from October 1996 thru November of 1998. Mr. Schork has also held applications development and supply system management roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer. Mr. Schork earned a BA degree from Golden Gate University and advanced computing credentials from UC Santa Cruz.

 

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