TEAM Software develops cloud-based financial, operations and workforce management solutions designed for any size janitorial and security contractor with a distributed workforce. We’ve been innovators in the workforce management space for 30 years—attacking customer problems and building solutions. From our complete enterprise ecosystem to our right-sized workforce management toolset, our industry-specific software connects key components of our customers’ businesses to enhance efficiency and profitability.
About Our Company
What We Believe
We help our customers do more and empower their people through efficiency-enhancing technology.
We will make companies with distributed workforces more productive, competitive and successful through transformative technology.
We work together to accomplish the day-to-day and the longer-term goals through belief in three core values:
1. Keep customers first.
We challenge ourselves to begin and end each day with a customer-focused action. As people-centric people, we’re committed to developing long-term relationships and excellent customer experiences. We listen closely to customer needs to deliver solutions that increase efficiency and profit. Their success is our success.
2. Be accountable.
We hold each other accountable to do what we say we’re going to do. And we expect each other to “bring it” every day. We believe in offering each other our respect, honesty, collaboration and hard work. But above all, we trust each other to do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.
3. Do more.
We changed the game in 1988 with an all-in-one financial, operations and workforce management solution. We did it again in 2001, offering software as a service before “the cloud” was common. And with our next-generation workforce management solution, we’re pushing our legacy forward with a relentless pursuit to define what’s next.
In the early 1980s, a building service and security company was hunting for integrated business management software to help organize operations, streamline accounting processes and provide profitability insight. They couldn’t find a solution, so they put together a team to build their own. Six years later, the team had developed a prototype for what is now WinTeam. This unique solution quickly proved it could be a difference maker, not just for themselves but for other contractors. That’s when TEAM Software formed in 1989, to provide this breakthrough software solution to the rest of industry.
John Leiferman, CEO
John Leiferman joined TEAM in July 2015. Before that, Leiferman was with Schneider Electric and its predecessor companies (DTN/TelventDTN) for 20 years, serving in various roles, including COO, CFO and president of DTN and Telvent/DTN. Prior to DTN, Leiferman spent 10 years at the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, specializing in tax and business planning for midmarket companies. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
Jill Davie, President
Jill Davie started full time with TEAM Software in May 1998 as an account manager after working at the company as an intern during college. Over the next two decades, she held various roles, including senior vice president of client experience. Davie is now using her deep industry knowledge, her focus on our customers and her passion for TEAM’s people to serve as TEAM’s president. She earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from Iowa State University.
Joe Urzendowski, Chief Administrative Officer
Joe Urzendowski started at TEAM Software in 2017 as an operations consultant and became the chief administrative officer in 2018. Urzendowski ensures TEAM is operating efficiently and effectively as we serve our customers and move our business forward. He brings more than 30 years of experience working in the finance, technology, advertising and accounting industries, having held various positions, including CFO and COO. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with his Bachelor of Science Business Administration in accounting.
Kevin Lewis, Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Lewis joined TEAM in January 2020. He oversees finance and tax operations for TEAM and has over 25 years of progressive financial experience in various industries with a focus on growth-oriented companies. He has experience with business integrations and managing both domestic and international operations. Lewis started his career working for Deloitte and Touche, specializing in audit services. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
Chip Irek, Chief Technology Officer
Chip Irek started at TEAM Software in December 2019. He oversees TEAM’s technology strategy, delivering a steady stream of features to our customer, and ensuring our products are operating efficiently and effectively. He has more than 25 years of experience working in various industries bringing technology solutions to market. Irek earned his MBA from the University of Colorado and his Bachelor of Arts in marketing from Penn State University.
Jason Krueger, VP of Corporate Development
Jason Krueger joined TEAM Software in 2019 and brings nearly 20 years of operational and front-office experience. Prior to joining TEAM, he served many roles at Schneider Electric and DTN, including Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal, while also managing numerous M&A corporate transactions throughout his career. He also has various academic achievements and earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Business at the University of St Thomas. Krueger’s key attributes include thought leadership and business acumen with a customer-first approach.
Judi Szatko, VP of Human Resources
Judi Szatko joined TEAM in October 2012 and has 20 years of progressive human resources management experience that includes leading, developing and implementing human resource initiatives and services that align with and impact business goals and objectives. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with an emphasis in human resources.
Michelle Shanholtz, VP of Product Management
Michelle Shanholtz joined TEAM in 2015 and brings 10-plus years of experience in leading large-scale business transformation initiatives. Shanholtz oversees TEAM’s Product Management group, whose key responsibilities include developing TEAM’s product road map and ensuring the success of TEAM’s products in the marketplace. In her previous role as an AVP/senior program director at HealthFitness, Shanholtz was responsible for delivering a new $33 million wellness product to the marketplace in 11 months. She has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.