Team 2018-01-23T23:20:12-05:00

Liza Elliott

Business Development Executive

  • Manages key account relationships and new business development for Northeast, Midwest and Northwest regions
  • Has more than 10 years of non-profit data sales expertise, including sales roles at AlumniFinder and WealthEngine
  • First professional role was creating new flavors for Colombo Frozen Yogurt
  • Mother of two; Phebe, a Senior at Emerson College and Tim, a Freshman at St. John’s Prep
  • BA., St. Lawrence University. Hobbies include yoga, decorating and skiing

David Manuel


  • Manages day to day operations of the business
  • Has more than 20 years of non-profit expertise, having worked at Purdue University, Butler University, Wabash College, Prospect Information Network, Blackbaud, AlumniFinder and WealthEngine

Shaun Sullivan

CTO in Residence

Shaun Sullivan is the CTO In Residence at AlumniSync. Mr. Sullivan has over 25 years of software development and technology industry experience. He is the designer and chief architect of the AlumniSync data recognition engine, backend aggregation models, and online search tool – AlumniSync Live. At AlumniSync, he leads the software development group, and works with the executive team to chart the company’s technology strategy and execution.

Prior to joining AlumniSync, Mr. Sullivan spent 21 years at Blackbaud where he was the CTO. Blackbaud is the world’s leading CRM vendor in the non-profit technology market. At Blackbaud he played a key design and development role on the development of the company’s flagship CRM product The Raiser’s Edge.

In addition to AlumniSync and Blackbaud, Mr. Sullivan founded electric plum, a leader in mobile web and smartphone simulation technology. electric plum recently partnered with Microsoft, integrating the mobile simulation technology he developed into Microsoft’s Web Development platforms.

Shaun is also a board member and CTO in residence at DonorPath, and PEC360, both early stage, high growth software companies.

Lexie McCrillis

Business Development Executive

  • Manages key account relationships and new business development for the West, South and Southeast regions
  • Has more than 10 years experience working with non-profits, including InfoGroup, AlumniFinder and WealthEngine
  • Married to Chad and has three young girls: Marleigh (6), Josie (4), Kensie (10 months)
  • Hidden talent of being able to memorize recipes. Can make a dish once and then will remember the whole recipe moving forward

Jane Nicol

Sales Manager

  • Manages emerging market sales
  • More than 10 years of marketing and sales experience with various products including non-profit and data sales
  • BA., Colby College
  • Served on various non-profit boards including Charleston Day School and Middlesex Alumni
  • Volunteers at Wando H.S. and Meals on Wheels
  • Enjoys tennis, hiking, traveling and cheering on her three boys in various sports

Rory Benz

Sales Representative

  • Generates leads and creates company sales
  • Graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Political Science and Philosophy
  • Born and raised in northern Virginia with two older sisters
  • Dating Sandy Bell, a proud graduate of Clemson University
  • Hobbies include camping, baseball, tennis, and boxing