Front Flip Board of Directors
Jon Darbyshire, Chairman
Jon Darbyshire is Executive Chairman of the Archer Foundation, a Kansas City-based nonprofit focused on entrepreneurial achievement and community service programs. Previously, he was Founder and CEO of enterprise software provider Archer Technologies, which was acquired by EMC Corporation in 2010. Mr. Darbyshire founded Archer Technologies in 2000 with a vision to create enterprise-wide solutions for IT risk and compliance management. His idea evolved into the award-winning Archer eGRC solution suite, which today is used by 1 in 3 of the Fortune 100. Prior to founding Archer Technologies, Mr. Darbyshire held the position of National Partner with Ernst & Young.
Gary Fish is CEO and Founder of FireMon and the founder and Chairman of the Board of FishNet Security Inc., both headquartered in Overland Park Kansas. His career in the information security industry started over two decades ago, and his innovative style of leadership has earned him recognition as a pioneer in the industry. Mr. Fish is a serial entrepreneur, involved in many business endeavors, holds advisory board positions with a number of global technology companies, and is an active angel investor.
Lance Melber is Co-Founder and CEO of Valutrust Solutions, a technology and services company that serves residential lenders throughout the United States. Over the last decade, he has coupled his finance and technology expertise to direct and build several companies. He founded eSmartloan.com in 2001, establishing the company as the Internet’s premier home equity lender within four years. The company sold to Capital One in 2005 after record sales of more than $1.4 billion in loan volume. Mr. Melber served as senior vice president of Capital One Financial Corp. from 2005 to 2008, helping to grow the company’s revenue to more than $4 billion in sales. In 2008, he joined the board of Archer Technologies, which was acquired by EMC Corporation in 2010.
Sean Beckner founded Front Flip in 2011 with a vision to help local businesses get to know their customers and engage them through targeted mobile outreach. This vision evolved into the Front Flip Customer Engagement Platform, which combines loyalty rewards, omni-channel marketing, customer feedback and social engagement. Mr. Beckner serves on the Front Flip Board of Directors, where he guides and advises on company strategy. He is also the Founder & CEO of Banyan Media and a Partner with Texas Lending.