CEO – Peter Ax
Peter Ax is the CEO of KwikMed and the Managing Partner of Phoenix Capital Management, a Scottsdale, AZ based venture capital firm. Previously Peter was the Head of the Private Equity Placement Group and Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers in New York where he was responsible for financing many name-brand growth stage companies. Peter currently serves on the board of directors of two publicly traded companies (NYSE:MTH, NASDAQ:iGo), as an advisory board member of Cascadia Capital in Seattle, Washington, and as a judge in the Annual Wharton School Venture Capital Competition. Peter has an MBA from The Wharton School, and a JD and BSBA from the University of Arizona.
CFO – Matt Breyne
Matthew Breyne is the CFO of KwikMed and has been a partner at Phoenix Capital Management since 2002. Matt has over twenty years of experience in the commercial finance industry and was most recently the President and CEO of The FINOVA Group Inc. (NYSE:FNV). Matt joined the company in 1987 to initiate a de novo effort in the communications lending arena and held several line positions with increasing responsibility over his 14 year tenure. Matt is experienced in many facets of middle market lending and has worked extensively with cash flow and asset-based loan products. Prior to joining FINOVA, Matt held numerous positions in the communications finance group of Heller Financial, Inc. Matt received his B.S. from Northern Illinois University.
CTO – Brian Ackley
Brian Ackley is the Director of Information Technology for KwikMed and Phoenix Capital Management, managing all IT operations for PCM-related entities since 2003. Working with the management team, Brian provides technical leadership, vision, and broad experience to the organization. He is responsible for all software development, data management, security and information systems at PCM. Brian is a native of Ohio and graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Communication Science with an emphasis on business management.
CMO – Dan Snyder
Dan Snyder is the Chief Marketing Officer for KwikMed and Phoenix Capital Management and has overseen all marketing operations at KwikMed and other businesses owned by PCM since the company's inception in 2001. Dan leads all sales & marketing operations, market research, brand management, product management, product development, partnership marketing, media relations and customer retention functions. Dan has been the primary architect of PCM's internet operations and has been responsible for the launch of several internet companies in San Diego, CA and in Phoenix, AZ. Dan graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1987 and then spent 6 years as an officer in the United States Navy.
COO – Maria Flansbaum
Maria Flansbaum is the Director of Operations for KwikMed and Phoenix Capital Management, overseeing the day to day business operations. Maria has been with the company since 2001 and has been instrumental in establishing all business processes, including: customer service, risk management, e-commerce functionality, fraud prevention techniques, and order fulfillment. Maria's vast knowledge of business operating processes has made her instrumental in the design and integration of our proprietary software systems. Maria graduated from the University of San Diego in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration.