Perfect Commerce Leadership Team
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Hampton Wall brings more than 30 years of corporate management, business development and merge & acquisition experience to his role as Chief Executive Officer of Perfect Commerce. Previously, Hampton was president of CorMine, a leading procurement services BPO company that acquired Perfect Commerce in 2007. Prior to CorMine, he was a divisional president for industrial giant Ferguson Enterprises.
Hampton is a graduate of Wake Forest University.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
After starting his career with Andersen Consulting, he began working within the M&A department of Intesa-Sanpaolo Banking Group in Paris. He left the banking industry to become CFO of Fluxus (ex-FranceNet). After the acquisition of Fluxus by British Telecommunications, Sergio became CFO of the entire French operations with revenues in excess of 200 M€ (2006). In 2006, he became Group CFO at ESI-Group, one of the world leading operators in digital simulation software for process manufacturing.
Sergio graduated from Università Bocconi in Milan.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & HEAD OF MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Prior to joining CorMine, a leading procurement services company that acquired Perfect Commerce in 2007, Tripp Shannon had 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a senior vice president for Wachovia Bank. Tripp became the chief financial officer of Perfect Commerce when the company was acquired by CorMine. He was promoted to chief operating officer in 2010 to head up Perfect’s acquisition strategy.
Tripp is a graduate of Colgate University and received a Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2002.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, EUROPE
As managing director of the European market for Perfect Commerce, Martial Gerardin brings more than 30 years of professional services experience in IT and business consulting, as well as in the specific area of B2B exchanges. Prior to joining Perfect Commerce, Martial served as CEO of Answork. In addition, he was responsible for business development in industry markets at SOPRA, a major IT consulting firm in the French market.
Martial holds a degree of Ecole Centrale de Lille, and a Licence of Economics Science.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
With over 20 years of experience in the software development industry, David Bates has held many technical management and leadership roles ranging from Director of Software Engineering to Product Manager. David utilizes his background in development, quality assurance, project and product management to drive and deliver quality products and solutions to market.
David graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and minors in Mathematics and Spanish. He is also Pragmatic Marketing certified.
Michael Bermudez is responsible for all legal issues arising in the course of business operations at Perfect Commerce. Previously, Michael was an associate in a law firm in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Before graduating from law school, he worked for a national lobbyist, a U.S. Congressman, a U.S. District Court judge, a research institute, and a U.S. federal agency.
Michael is an undergraduate alumnus of James Madison University, and received a Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School.
Board of Directors
Mark Dreyfus is president of ECPI College of Technology, which has 14 campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. An active member of the community, Mark currently serves as vice chairman of the Virginia Workforce Council and as a board member of both the Virginia Career Education Foundation and the Career College Association. He was a former president of the Virginia Career College Association and served on the American Council on Education’s Commission for Adult Learning and Education Credentials.
Jerrold Miller is a 1977 graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Ocean Engineering. In 1985, after serving for seven years in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, Jerrold became the second full-time employee of Earl Industries. After buying Earl Industries in 1989, he served as president and chief executive officer until late 2012, when he sold the company to General Dynamics.
Hampton Wall brings more than 20 years of business development, sales, and corporate management experience to his role as president and chief executive officer of Perfect Commerce. Previously, Hampton was president of CorMine, a leading procurement services company that acquired Perfect Commerce in 2007. He was also a divisional president for industrial giant Ferguson Enterprises. Hampton is a graduate of Wake Forest University.