President & CEO
Having led the growth of numerous technology companies of various sizes, Sean is a self-described “head coach”. In his own words, “I recruit incredible people, help them hone their unique talents, point them at a challenge, then get out of their way...cheering them on as they work as a team to win.” Sean has a Notre Dame undergrad and Stanford MBA, is a bookworm, loves to cook and exercise, and is an avid fan of the Fighting Irish. Above all else, he cherishes spending time with his wife, two children, and their dog, Lou.
Co-Founder & Co-CTO
Since co-founding YCharts in 2009, Ara has lead the growth and development of our platform, clearing several noteworthy SaaS benchmarks along the way. A graduate of University of California at Berkeley with a degree in electrical engineering and computer science, Ara has managed engineering teams at various web-based companies throughout his career. Stepping away from the screen, he is a traveler, pastry chef, and YCharts’ resident green-thumb.
COO & CFO
After playing baseball as an undergrad at U Chicago, Nick later returned to Booth for his MBA. Nick's primary focus is being our CFO, but he also covers everything from office operations to HR to building our awesome culture. With a track record of leading web-based businesses who disrupt industry leaders, Nick is helping YCharts do the same. Outside the office, he likes to build furniture using reclaimed materials, remodel his house with his wife, and set new triathlon PRs.
Chief Product Officer
During Caleb’s time at YCharts, he has held multiple roles in building our sales and customer success teams and has experienced our product from various integral perspectives. A product of Northwood University, Caleb has worked in the financial industry since 2008, previously as an investment advisor and fixed income derivatives trader. Aside from being a competitive triathlete, Caleb and his wife enjoy traveling and spending time together in the kitchen.
A graduate of NYU — Stern School of Business, “Fox” manages the engineering team and leads all software efforts on our constantly growing platform. Before joining YCharts, he worked in software engineering at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. In his free time, Fox loves watching and playing basketball with his wife. As a Philly native, he is a diehard 76ers fan.
VP of Marketing
Kara leads all marketing and sales enablement efforts at YCharts. A graduate of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business with a degree in Marketing, Kara began her career in marketing and operations at a major bank. She joined YCharts in 2015 and has since built our entire marketing function from scratch, in addition to playing a key role in shaping our culture and DEI initiatives. Outside of work, Kara has an incurable travel bug and is a proud member of the Bills Mafia.
VP of Customer Success
James strives to create an environment at YCharts that constantly fosters learning and growth. James completed his undergrad at UC-Irvine and received an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His goal is to ensure our clients find the most value in YCharts, specific to their individual needs. Outside of work, James spends his time with his son, photographing Chicago, and cheering on the Anteaters and Wolverines.
VP of Business Development
Dave leads YCharts’ efforts to form and grow strategic relationships with enterprise clients and industry partners. Having completed his undergrad at Notre Dame and MBA at Chicago Booth, Dave’s career has included time at Goldman Sachs as a wealth advisor and at FactSet working with large asset managers. Beyond this, Dave enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with his wife and two little girls.
VP of People
With over 15 years of service in all areas of HR, Olga is passionate about making a difference in organizations through creating and implementing a tailored strategy that works for both the business and its people. Inspired by her devotion to lifelong learning, Olga develops YCharts’ values-led culture by leveraging the benefits of diverse cohorts of people. In her spare time, Olga loves spending quality time with her two children, very active pomsky, Wolfie, and her adored cat, Plushy, as well as giving back to communities and people from all walks of life. She has a Business degree in Finance and a Masters Degree in Human Resources, and is a certified executive coach through the International Coaching Federation, and is a Founding Board member of BuildingUp club in Chicago.
VP of Inside Sales
Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gene joined YCharts in 2015 as a sales development representative. Since then, he has honed his wealth management expertise in several sales positions and now leads all inside sales efforts. Gene and his team pride themselves on providing a consultative sales experience to help enable financial professionals to grow their business and discover their “Y”. Outside of work, Gene enjoys playing sports, relaxing by the pool, and spending time with his wife Becca and their dog, Phoebe.
VP of Enterprise Sales
Lauck oversees all aspects of YCharts’ largest advisor partnerships. Since joining the company in 2016 in the RIA channel, Lauck went on to develop YCharts’ Broker-Dealer channel and he now manages the full sales and onboarding cycles for enterprise relationships. Before fintech, his decade of sales experience began in logistics after graduating from Miami University. Lauck spends his free time traveling with his wife Megan, cheering on Liverpool FC, and playing with his dog, Remi.
VP of Engineering
Klaidi joined YCharts at the start of 2022 to manage and grow our engineering teams. In addition to overseeing application and data engineers, he leads by continuing to foster our innovative and collaborative culture. Klaidi earned his computer science degree from Drexel University and has previously led engineering teams at multiple fintech software companies. Outside of work, Klaidi enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, watching Philly sports teams, and playing soccer.