Executive Team

Dick Hyatt

President and CEO


President and CEO Dick Hyatt has more than 25 years of experience building, managing and growing early stage technology companies, including SAGE Systems, Automation Partners, Hayes-Ligon (sold to ADP Dealer Services) and Amteva Technology (sold to Cisco Systems). Prior to his tenure at Decisiv, Mr. Hyatt was a Director of Marketing in Cisco’s Unified Communications business. Mr. Hyatt is responsible for all aspects of building a world-class team of industry and technology experts, and delivering high-quality, profit-improving products and services leading to long-term customer satisfaction.

Dean Dodrill

Chief Strategy Officer & SVP Development

Dean Dodrill has held various technology related positions over the past 20 years, including senior project management positions with NCR and ATT. He founded Amteva Technologies in 1995 and, as its President/CEO, led the company through design and development of the industry’s first internet-based Unified Communications software platform. Mr. Dodrill secured funding for Amteva through strategic technology partners, including AT&T, Bell Canada and Cisco Systems. In 1999, Mr. Dodrill sold Amteva to Cisco Systems.

Peter Garahan

CFO & Vice Chairman

Peter Garahan has more than 30 years of business experience, 18 spent in the technology and telecommunications sector. He has served as a Senior Financial Executive of three publicly traded companies (Vice President and Treasurer of UNC, Inc. (NYSE), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intersolv (NASDAQ), and Vice Chairman and CFO of Teligent, Inc. (NASDAQ)). He has also been a senior operating executive of four private companies (Chief Operating Officer of Chartway Technologies, President and CEO of Medical Decision Systems (MDS), Executive Vice President of Mitchell International and Chief Operating Officer of Amteva Technologies). 

Satish Joshi

Chief Technology Officer

Satish Joshi has spent the past 20 years designing and developing software for a variety of global companies. His tenure with TIFR, Pegasus Software, Amteva and Cisco ensures broad knowledge of technical and business-related issues of software development. He applies this knowledge to Decisiv’s state-of-the-art software and network-based services. As Decisiv’s CTO, Mr. Joshi has built a Technology Team with exceptional networking, database, application and telecommunications experience. Before joining Decisiv, members of Mr. Joshi’s team have designed highly scalable and secure network environments, built database applications, and created Internet-based voice and messaging solutions.

Joe McElhaney

VP Customer Services


Before joining Decisiv, Joe McElhaney led commercial and government professional services organizations, specializing in Delivery Excellence and Customer Success at companies such as MicroStrategy, a provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, and most recently for Strajillion, a SaaS platform for social media monitoring.

Pete Russo

VP Platform Services Delivery


With over 25 years in high tech, Pete heads product management and professional services at Decisiv. Pete’s previous roles included managing large technology projects and formulating market and product strategies in the telecommunications services market for BT (formerly British Telecom) and Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bell Communications Research).

David Asch

VP PaaS Infrastructure Development


With more than 25 years of combined technology and management experience in startups and early stage companies, David Asch began his career as a technical contributor at Roadshow International, a vehicle routing and logistics startup. Later at Descartes Systems, he pioneered interactive dispatch and geo-fencing applications for private fleet. At Vision Chain, a supply chain startup, he led the engineering organization and developed expertise in big data analytics. Most recently at Sentrana, a scientific marketing startup, Mr. Asch managed distributed teams, building software that incorporates mathematical models using software development best practices.

Mr. Asch directs Decisiv’s multiple development teams, coordinates the product roadmap and timelines, and manages internal and customer-facing applications.

Kim MacCormack

VP Platform Services Development


In over 20 years of software engineering and management experience with applications for various commercial, non-profit and government clients, Kim MacCormack has served as Director of Engineering, New Initiatives at LivingSocial, an online marketplace, as Software Architect for IBM SmartCloud Application Services, and was President and Founder of a local software consultancy.

Derek Messulam

VP Managed Maintenance

Derek Messulam has over 15 years of experience driving new market expansion for large and small organizations spanning industries from communications and media to transportation. Formerly a member of the Decisiv Board of Advisors, Derek joined the Decisiv Management Team in September 2008. Prior to joining Decisiv in a full-time capacity, Derek served as vice president of market development at GE Capital Solutions. His primary responsibilities were to drive asset and service revenue growth for GE’s fleet services organization, which is presently the largest fleet management company in the world, with a focus on the major car rental and truck services markets.

Scott Darnell


Scott Darnell brings to Decisiv nearly 20 years of experience with a strong focus on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions in both commercial and federal sectors. His background includes IT and business consulting, sales, service and sales management at Siebel Systems, as well as serving as the President and CEO of Pronghorn Consulting, LLC, where his team delivered highly specialized CRM, technical and business consulting services to the Department of Homeland Security for nearly five years.

Darnell is focusing on supporting and developing manufacturer and component supplier relationships across heavy, medium and light duty trucks.

Andy Turnbull

VP Market Development

Andy Turnbull brings extensive commercial asset service experience to Decisiv’s Value Added Reseller (VAR) business development group. For the past 16 years he held senior roles at the Volvo Group in Customer Satisfaction, Quality & Operations, and was responsible for Latin American parts and service for Mack Trucks. Most recently, Turnbull had global responsibility for parts sales, field service and warehousing operations at Terex Trucks, a division of Volvo Construction Equipment.

Turnbull is focusing on Value Added Reseller relationships in new business segments and on new market opportunities.

Rob Bradenham

VP Data Services

Rob Bradenham, VP Data Services, has significant experience in technology and operations in industrial and high-tech industries as well as at McKinsey & Company and as a U.S. Navy officer. At Caterpillar, he led efforts to help equipment operators increase the ROI in their assets by using data analytics and advisory services to make better maintenance and operations decisions. Prior to that, Bradenham led growth at ESRG, resulting in its acquisition by Caterpillar. At Decisiv, he is leading the Data Services business that is leveraging the unique capability of the Decisiv platform to bring together data from all aspects of an asset throughout its lifecycle.  

David Settle

Vice President, Finance and Treasurer

As an early investor in Decisiv, a member of its Board of Directors, and an advisor over the past several quarters, David has been instrumental in assisting Decisiv in banking and financing activities. David's experience includes executive management and CFO roles at CeraTech, the developer of the first commercially viable, environmentally sustainable cement made from 100% recycled or renewable materials, and Softspikes, the company that invented removable plastic golf cleats.

Shirley Ann Preston

VP HR & Administration

Over the past 30 years, Shirley has held various senior-level roles with AT&T, Amteva, and Cisco Systems. She has been responsible for a diverse range of functions including human resources, employment law compliance, payroll, accounting, facilities management, purchasing, and project management.  As Decisiv’s VP Human Resources & Administration, she oversees daily operations and implementation of institutional human resource management programs, policies, procedures, and employee benefits.