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Staff

Bill Sproull
President & CEO
Bill Sproull has served as full time CEO of Tech Titans since October 2004.  He served for 6 years on the board of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, a half-billion investment fund, which he Chaired during 2010-2011.  He was  Chairman of the International Economic Development Council in 2014. Sproull is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Alliance for Higher Education, dba, the Texas Research Alliance. He also serves as the Treasurer of the Friends of UT-Dallas, a political action committee, and the Texas Technology Industry PAC.   The Metroplex Technology Business Council inducted Sproull as the inaugural member of their Hall of Fame in 2010 by declaring him a Tech Titan.

 
Paul Bendel
Senior Vice President Programs
Paul Bendel manages the events team for Tech Titans and specifically the Analytics and Insights, Health Tech and Internet of Things Forums along with the monthly Tech Industry Luncheon Series. He and his team also produce the annual spring golf tournament and the largest event in Tech Titans, the annual awards gala. He is a 35-year veteran of the chamber of commerce. and trade association profession. Prior to his career in chamber management, Paul was a news reporter and play-by-play announcer for several East Texas radio stations. Paul has completed the U.S.Chamber of Commerce Institutie for Organization Management, the Basic Industrial Development Course and has earned the Certified Chamber Executive designation from the Association of Chamber of Commece Executives. 
Amy Alexander
Director or Marketing and Communications
Amy Alexander is the director of marketing and communications and came to Tech Titans in 2011. She manages branding, the websites, newsletters, media and publications. Amy previously spent 10 years at Texas Instruments and has her MBA and journalism degrees from Texas A&M Commerce.
Molly Ulmer
Chief Governance Officer
Molly Ulmer has been with the Tech Titans for 16 years and is executive assistant to CEO Bill Sproull as well as director of operations. She manages the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Advocacy Team and special projects. She has a BS degree from Texas Tech University.  Molly spent five years as Special Event Director at the National Kidney Foundation of Texas and two years at the Southwest Center for Abuse Recovery and has more than 30 years experience in non-profit organizations as a volunteer, board and staff member.  Molly is married with 2 children and loves spending time with her 3 grandchildren.
Mike Skelton
Mike Skelton joined Tech Titans in 2011 as the vice president of international business development and is charged with helping members increase exports and improve overseas supply chain networking.  He has more than 27 years in high-level executive management in high-tech businesses, mostly in the Silicon Valley.  Mike has a bachelor’s degree of business administration from Western Michigan University.
John Jacobs
Executive Vice President
Mr. Jacobs has been with Tech Titans, and its predecessors, for 20 years. For the Innovation Team, he helped develop the Next-Big-Thing speaker series and the TechQuest program to advance entrepreneurship in DFW. John contributed to the formation of STARTech, a high-tech business accelerator, and he currently supports Forums in Cloud, Autonomous Systems and Design & Manufacturing.

John has also been involved in a number of technology business expansions and relocations in DFW, including those of tech companies Cisco Systems, Yahoo, Raytheon, RealPage, VCE (now Dell), Ericsson, MetroPCS, Qorvo, Polytronix, Aprima Medical Software, Applied Concepts, Inogen, Paragon Innovations, Prodea and InnerWireless. 
 
Pamela Tomasello
Andrea Young
Lucynda Beane
Accounting Manager
Lucynda Beane is the Accounting and HR manager for Tech Titans.  Before bringing her talents to Tech Titans she served as a policy services and account analyst for The Torchmark Corporation headquartered in McKinney.  She proudly grew up and continues to reside in the North Texas area. She serves on the Budget and Finance Committee.
Julie Grauel
Receptionist
Julie Grauel is the first  face you will see when visiting the Richardson Chamber. Julie comes to the Chamber from Presbyterian Village North, a community for retirement, assisted living and short-stay rehabilitation services.  Julie also worked at Bombardier Aerospace – Flexjet flight operations center in Richardson for nine years.  
Kedzie Arrington
Governmental Affairs
Kedzie Arrington joined Tech Titans in 2013 as the administrative and legislative intern. Along with managing the advocacy website and assisting with advocacy efforts, Kedzie uses her problem solving and organization skills with the member database, website and marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Tech Titans, Kedzie worked at a law firm and received her bachelor's degree from St. John's College in Santa Fe. She currently attends UT Dallas as a post baccalaureate healthcare major and is well on her way to medical school.
Shannon Skripka
Allen Wise
Allen Wise is Tech Titans' sales associate. Allen is a former mortgage associate with Washington Federal. He is a graduate of Austin College, where he had a double major in business and history. He also was an all-conference offensive lineman and national player of the week multiple times. Recently, he went back to school to earn his masters degree in taxation. His hobbies include fishing, boxing, traveling and fighting with his kitten, Chubs.
Jacob Wallace