Lightspeed Systems® Leadership

Brian Thomas

President & CEO

About Brian

Brian creates a unified mission to protect and serve all students — and guides all divisions within the company toward achieving it.

Kirk Orgeldinger


About Kirk

Kirk uses his decades of financial and operational experience in high-growth tech companies to drive Lightspeed’s continued growth and rapid scalability.

Chris Travis


About Chris

Chris ensures that every purchase schools make is for the right solutions that will drive them toward their goals.

Carson McMillan


About Carson

Carson crafts a vision of Lightspeed Systems solutions that give schools what they need — and things they didn't know they needed.

Jamie Ryan

EVP, Operations & General Counsel

About Jamie

Jamie uses his operational, corporate development, and legal experience to ensure fantastic customer service and enable transformative growth.

Amy Bennett

Chief of Staff

About Amy

Amy uses her decades of experience in ed-tech and over ten years at Lightspeed to coordinate communication across departments, keeping everything running smoothly — even in the midst of rapid growth.

Rob Chambers

VP, Customer Success

About Rob

Rob makes sure from implementation through ongoing use, schools get the greatest, quickest results from our solutions.

Mike Durando

VP, Strategic Partnerships

About Mike

Mike drives the industry relationships that make it easy to buy our solutions with your devices or through your favorite partner.

Kevin Chiang

VP, Finance

About Kevin

Kevin ensures every department remains data-driven and focused on the metrics that drive our growth and success.